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View Poll Results: What brand Weight distribution hitch do you have
Equal-i-zer 388 41.23%
Reese Pro series or any Reese system W/O Dual Cam 108 11.48%
Reese with Dual Cam 116 12.33%
Husky 109 11.58%
Blue Ox 46 4.89%
Curt 27 2.87%
Hensley 20 2.13%
Propride 32 3.40%
Andersen 17 1.81%
Other- please explain in thread 78 8.29%
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Old 07-28-2014, 02:01 AM   #121
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Got the Andersen.

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Old 07-28-2014, 07:21 AM   #122
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Had the dealer install the Equalizer 10K on my F150 for pulling the X23B. He used the standard hitch ball and it didn't have enough clearance. By the Tim I got home, the hitch head had contacted the front of the trailer and sheared a safety chain link. I installed a high rise hitch ball to correct the issue. DON'T TRUST YOUR DEALER to install it correctly! Always educate yourself and check things out for yourself.

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Old 07-28-2014, 09:05 AM   #123
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It should be noted even when a RV dealer installs/adjusts a new WDH correctly, he is sending your TV/TT combo of the dealer lot under "unloaded" conditions...., the WDH will have to be re-adjusted under "loaded" conditions to optimize the functionality of the WDH.


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Old 07-31-2014, 02:01 AM   #124
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I have the Andersen, and it seems to work well. Then again I'm pulling a 6k lb trailer with an f250 diesel so it was borderline if I even needed it.
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Old 08-03-2014, 07:31 PM   #125
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I have the eaz-lift elite made by Camco. First time I ever used WD system so I can't compare.
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Old 08-03-2014, 07:45 PM   #126
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Equalizer has a big lead in this poll.
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Old 08-04-2014, 07:24 PM   #127
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I had a 1000# Equal-i-zer with my 2004 27' Sunnybrook. When I got my 2008 Eagle 328RLS, I needed a heavier system. I liked the way that the Equal-i-zer controlled sway, but I was not comfortable with the stiffness of the bars when moving to/from the driveway from/to the street. My driveway slope is 12% and the Equal-i-zer bars are very stiff and don't deflect much and I was concerned about the amount of stress put on the A frame. The rear truck suspension would really unload. I always hitched on the ball, pulled onto the street and then hooked up the bars. Reversed that when arriving home.

I got a 1200# Dual Cam system for my Eagle. The bars are significantly less stiff. They deflect more when hitched and loaded and are able to bend more when exiting/entering the driveway. The truck rear unloads much less. I like that part much better.

The Equil-i-zer is easier to set up and does not require holes to be drilled in the trailer frame. I like the Dual Cam better for the driveway situation and ease of loading the spring bars if not able to jack up the tongue high enough. The Equil-i-zer might have a very slightly better control of sway, especially if the Dual Cam is not set up perfectly.

I'm now using the Dual Cam for my new White Hawk 24RKS. I still have the 1200# bars, but might trade for the 800# bars. I need to check the ball weight when fully loaded. It was 530# at the dealer with only battery and full propane, but with perhaps 15 gal of water in the rear fresh water tank. I tow with no water, so I'm guessing that I'll be around 700# on the ball when ready to go.
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Old 08-05-2014, 05:44 PM   #128
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We use the Andersen and like it.
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Old 08-05-2014, 06:14 PM   #129
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