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Old 10-16-2013, 02:13 AM   #1
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i am adding an equalizer hitch with sway control. I would like input on the 2 types I found. one of them have the bars that connect to bottom of frame and the other connects about the same with chains to the frame. for the sway I need to add another device to another ball at the side. any suggestions
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Old 10-16-2013, 03:19 AM   #2
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Husky Straightline is a good one, as is Reese Dual Cam.

We also had an EZ-Lift round bar with friction sway that worked well. I actually intend to sell that hitch (1000# capacity) if interested...
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Old 10-16-2013, 04:11 AM   #3
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I used a Equal-I-zer and loved it. Now that I have a 5ver it's for sale. 1200 pound model.
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Old 10-16-2013, 04:41 AM   #4
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I use an Equal-i-zer WD hitch w/ chains and a sway bar. Takes me ~10min to hook up/unhook. Not an ounce of sway either. I'm very satisfied.
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Old 10-16-2013, 04:44 AM   #5
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Craig, The Equalizer brand hitch, has built in sway control. No need for an additional friction sway control device. I think you are confusing the Equalizer brand, with a normal weight distribution hitch, which would require an additional sway device.

I love my Equalizer hitch. It works very well and I do not have to remove anything when I back up. I like to keep it simple .
The equalizer comes in 2 flavors, Round bars or square. There is no real benefit of 1 over the other, as they both work just as well. If your trailer hitch sits low to the ground the square bars will give you more ground clearence. That is the biggest difference between the two.

I hope this helps clear up things for you
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Old 10-16-2013, 04:53 AM   #6
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This is a helpful link
http://www.etrailer.com/faq-weightdistribution.aspx
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Old 10-16-2013, 07:03 AM   #7
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I have a Reese dual cam, it works very well to control sway, no unhooking to backup, no noise.
Downfalls are the frame brackets don't sit square to most frames, and it was very fussy to get set up properly.
I don't know if I would give it a thumbs up.
I will try another brand next time.
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Old 10-16-2013, 10:38 AM   #8
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Quote:
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I used a Equal-I-zer and loved it. Now that I have a 5ver it's for sale. 1200 pound model.

Irony is that I will at some point be needing a 1200#. Weird is that it is for same travel trailer you used to have. PM me a pic/price when you have time.
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Old 10-16-2013, 11:11 AM   #9
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Equal-i-zer and Reese dual cam are both considered very good hitches. Both are wdh with integrated sway control. I use the Reese dual cam and have been happy with it.Edited by: anaro
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Sixth season coming to a close Sunday using the Equal-I-Zer. Never a problem. 9,000 miles of travel this year alone.Quick to hitch up or unhitch and built-in sway control. Cost effective. I recommend and would buy again.
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