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Old 08-24-2017, 05:06 PM   #11
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Thanks again yall, from now on , we will pull with the chains crossed, and hope always for safe pulling.
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Old 08-25-2017, 09:44 AM   #12
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With crossing the chains, how much slack should you have? I will give it a go the next time out.
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Let them hang down so they are about 4-6" off the ground. This normally leaves enough slack in them so When turning they do not get tight
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Old 09-19-2017, 05:23 PM   #14
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Thanks wood walker, will keep that in mind , we pulling out in October when weather a little cooler, and will try keep slack like you mention.
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Old 09-19-2017, 07:24 PM   #15
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If the chains are like most I've seen from the factory they are not strong enough to work.
I was pulling my 32 foot Rockwood home about four miles because I had sold it and I decided to not put the load bars on. When I went over a railroad track it came off the ball and hit the ground. When it did the safety brakes on the trailer came on and the chains snapped with not even much of a jerk to my truck.
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Once the emergency cable pulled the brakes should've locked up, unless you didn't hook that up either.
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Old 09-21-2017, 05:04 PM   #17
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I bought this camper used, and the previous owner has the emergency brake cable running thru the driver chain links and when I hookup the chain the brake cable hooks with the chain. Is this how it is suppose to hook up, or is there a proper way to hook up the brake cable . It has its own hook.
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Un wrap it and hook it up separate to your chain eyes on the truck. Do not hook it to the reciever hitch
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Yea! What Shane said!
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Thanks that makes sense to hook it up by it self on the chain eye.
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