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Old 04-12-2011, 09:30 PM   #1
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I now own a husky 4 point hitch which does help with sway, but I was just wondering if anybody might know about a Hensley Arrow Hitch and does it perform as good as the internet states.
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Old 04-12-2011, 09:52 PM   #2
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I now own a husky 4 point hitch which does help with sway, but I was just wondering if anybody might know about a Hensley Arrow Hitch and does it perform as good as the internet states.
Absoloutly. While very expensive, they work just like pulling a fifth wheel. Worth it if you plan on lots of towing, probably not if you are a weekender.

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Old 04-13-2011, 12:21 AM   #3
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I have a Husky hitch with 1000lb bars and sway controller. There is no way I would spend more money for anything else. Our trailer dosen't sway.
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When upgrading our TT and planning a long trip to Disney from NY I looked into the Hensley and the Pro-Pride. Both are designed by the same man, both are expensive and from talking to a friend who has the Hensley he swears by it. I just couldn't swing the money to get one so I had a friend set me up with a Reese dual cam ( 1200lb bars) on my Jayco 32BHDS.
While on I-95 passing semis still pushed up a little, but when open road towing there was no sway. Some days I towed for 10 hours and the tow experience was not tiring.
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I bought a Reese Straight Line Distribution Dual Cam sway control hitch with a 2.5" shank. It is rated for 1700# tongue wt. The 330rlts has a hitch wt. of 1355# from the factory.
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I now own a husky 4 point hitch which does help with sway, but I was just wondering if anybody might know about a Hensley Arrow Hitch and does it perform as good as the internet states.
What's wrong with your Husky, ours does a great job?
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I now own a husky 4 point hitch which does help with sway, but I was just wondering if anybody might know about a Hensley Arrow Hitch and does it perform as good as the internet states.
I have one and before I got it I thought my trailer was well behaved... WHAT A DIFFERENCE IT MADE could not believe it.. :hihi:
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Everything that I've read states that until you use one, you can't really understand the difference. I'd sure like to have one, but I don't have that kind of money sitting around, and I don't pull very far usually (150 miles tops). If we do plan a big trip sometime in the future, I will seriously consider it though based on everyone's feedback. I have a Reese Straight Line and it does pretty well, but a 30mph crosswind is a bear on a 35' trailer.
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I have a Hensley on our 19bh , the reason was with our last trailer I hit a groove in the middle of the road and the trailer started to get out of control and when we got home i started looking for a better sway control device than what we had , I looked on line and found the Hensley , when I got prices it took a few weeks to mull it over and have been very happy with the Hensley . the Propride looks like a great buy too .
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My husky centerline hitch does a good job but I have had some moments when the sway was not good. If I can find the funds, the Hensley does seem like the perfect hitch to have.
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