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Old 04-10-2016, 09:04 PM   #21
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I can't see sig lines on my phone with TapaTalk. I assumed it wasn't the best on a bigger camper and I appreciate your honest opinion. But you agree that noise isn't a necessary factor in wdh hitches with sway control. Thank you. Thanks for the honest feedback sir.

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The noise of a well working sway/wdh doing it's job it music to my ears. To SWMBO, to here, it wasn't music! LOL

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Old 04-10-2016, 10:59 PM   #22
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Would the Andersen hitch work with my underslung coupler?
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Old 04-10-2016, 11:34 PM   #23
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My trailer has an underslung coupler. The Equal-i-Zer brand hitch works very well. No issues with ground clearance including going off road to boondock. I get no push from passing transports. We have towed with this setup for between 7 to 10 000 miles each year for the past 4 years. It does make some noise turning through campgrounds but who cares. What matters is how well it works towing down the highway.
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My trailer has an underslung coupler. The Equal-i-Zer brand hitch works very well. No issues with ground clearance including going off road to boondock. I get no push from passing transports. We have towed with this setup for between 7 to 10 000 miles each year for the past 4 years. It does make some noise turning through campgrounds but who cares. What matters is how well it works towing down the highway.
X2 on the Equal-i-zer brand 4-point WDH. I've owned mine roughly 10 years and hauled MANY trailers with it. I believe it does an excellent job of reducing sway.

The noise is not an issue as far as I am concerned. I do touch up the trailer brackets and the load bars with spray paint from time to time. The fresh paint looks nice, isn't messy, and reduces the noise.
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Decisions, decisions.......so many good ones out there. I just want ease of use and smooth towing. My Reese pro series is a major pita!
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Watched a video on the Equalizer and I worry I won't have the strength to move the bars once locked into the hitch head. Looks like they are stiff because of the sway control in them. Keep in mind I am 110 pounds soaking wet. ha ha I have a hard enough time pushing my Pro round bars up into the hitch head. Watch this guy.

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Old 04-11-2016, 07:55 AM   #27
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The bars can be very hard to remove. I have used this system and used to keep a rubber hammer to tap the bars off the brackets when needed.

I agree with others about the noise. It is normal operation for most WDH. It used to embarrass my family when we would come home from a trip and drive into the neighborhood with the bars moaning...
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Moving the bars of the Equal-i-Zer on and off the L brackets is easy if you raise the tongue high enough with the tongue jack after hitching to the tow vehicle. I have never used the pry bar (or a mallet). You just push them into place, drop the pins in and lower the unit down.
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Because what I have now is very noisy and scares the bejeezes out of me. ha ha Especially while turning.
That noise lets you know its working is what I was always told...the friction. Do not grease it.
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Moving the bars of the Equal-i-Zer on and off the L brackets is easy if you raise the tongue high enough with the tongue jack after hitching to the tow vehicle. I have never used the pry bar (or a mallet). You just push them into place, drop the pins in and lower the unit down.
This, jack the trailer up with the truck connected still and they go on and off pretty easy.
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