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Old 03-04-2012, 08:27 PM   #1
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I have to get a new WDH in the spring prior to taking delivery of our new camper. I just wanted to post this as a topic to get some insight and feedback. Am I amazed at the level of knowledge and experience that is shared here, this is truly an excellent resource!

I am considering the 1000# EAZLiftroundbar from Camping World/Sirpilla. It has a friction based sway control that you add to the right side. It also looks as if another bar can be added to the left side. The unit is actually on sale for $199.

I am wondering what peoples thoughts are relative to this system (the round bar EAZ with friction sway control), versus a dual cam WDH or one with built in sway control like the Equal-I-zer.




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Old 03-04-2012, 10:31 PM   #2
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The major problem with the friction based sway control is that you have to remove it before you can back into a site (or back anywhere for that matter). When I had my TT I had the Reese Dual Cam sway control. It was GREAT, and you didn't have to think about it after you were hitched up.
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Old 03-04-2012, 11:13 PM   #3
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Might I inquire as to why the anti-sway has to be unhooked before backing? On my bumper trailers I never have unhooked it unless unhooking from the trailer.
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Old 03-05-2012, 12:53 AM   #4
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What is your new camper? Typically friction sway bars are better for shorter campers. If you go w/ that you will need 2 bars for anything over 27'. A better system to go with would be reese dual cam, equalizer, or if you are willing to spend a lot of money, a hensley arrow or propride. The camping world I bought from tried to sell me the eaz-lift also, I was talked out of it by another message forum and purchased the reese dual cam. I am really happy I did. Hitches are not something you really want to skimp on.Edited by: anaro
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Old 03-05-2012, 02:36 AM   #5
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anaro is right on.

No skimping here. Spend the extra bucks for that safety.
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Old 03-05-2012, 07:39 AM   #6
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Anaro - our camper is Zinger 26BL, so the same as yours. Does the Reese Dual Cam really reduce the sway and give you a better feel towing?

I can attest to the need to remove the friction bars when backing - if you makes the slightest turn, it crushes that little bar. (I speak from experience on that!)




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X2 on the Reese Dual Cam, had one on our first TT, a Denali 292, and it worked great. It was easy to install, adjust and hook up. A little expensive, but well worth it for the peace of mind. Check around for pricing, you can do better than CW $$ on the internet. Sold it after a year for $350 to another CR owner when we traded for a fiver.
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Majim- Only had a reese dual cam so I can't really compare. My first TV was overloaded and really struggled w/ the TT and while the TT would try to steer the truck for me, I was able to correct some sway issues between properly adjusting the reese dual cam and properly loading the TT. With the F250 and the reese dual cam, I barely know the TT is back there.

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oh and you can back up w/ the reese dual cam on, no disconnecting
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See above for experience with backing and the friction sway control. If the sway control is properly adjusted it will bend/break of you try to back up with it attached.



If you get the dual cam just get used to the grinding and clanking noises it makes. They are normal. Do NOT spray any lubricant on the cam connections.
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