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Old 08-22-2016, 10:05 PM   #1
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what does everyone use for anti-sway

I noticed earlier this year some scary episodes with the trailer swaying. the hitch that came with our slingshot was the husky weight distribution system with the typical anti sway bar. After adjusting it many times I decided to upgrade the hitch system to the husky ts centerline. this seems to have reduced most of the sway but not all of it. Just wondering what everyone else uses and if they have had any sway issues.
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Old 08-23-2016, 08:20 AM   #2
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Best is the ProPride 3, then the Hensley Arrow. If I owned a TT, I would not use anything but the best. When things get squirrely it is too late.
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Old 08-23-2016, 09:56 AM   #3
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Fastway e2. Weight distribution with 2-point sway control. Seems to tamp down the bounce and shut down the sway before either gets uncomfortable. Easy on/off, don't have to remove for tight turning in reverse. DIY installation took about an hour with adjustable wrenches. Have readjusted it since with proper sockets and that took less than 10 minutes.
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Old 08-23-2016, 11:52 AM   #4
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Pro pride is another good system
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Old 08-23-2016, 12:20 PM   #5
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I use a equalizer 14000lbs hitch. IMO equalizer is the way to go for load and sway control.
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Old 08-23-2016, 12:59 PM   #6
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Best is the ProPride 3, then the Hensley Arrow. If I owned a TT, I would not use anything but the best. When things get squirrely it is too late.

X2 on the ProPride system. I would be the first person to say I made a bad purchase or I overspent on snake oil technology, but I've been in a nasty situation with it and it pulled straight and stable. Actually had a trailer on the other side of the highway jack-knifed in the median while driving in the same storm we got hit with. Not a pretty site.

Pulling my second trailer with the system and never had a white knuckler..knock on wood. Just checked my odometer last week, we're talking about 15,000 miles towing mostly highway travel with this hitch. I've had triples fly by me going 80 on the turnpike and my trailer never flinches.

I've heard the Hensley has similar results. Actually Jim Hensley designed the ProPride system.

Plus it makes setup/hitching a breeze. I've hazard to guess it has saved me hours of time hitching/unhitching from my previous system for those quick overnight stops on long trips. (remove friction bars to back into campsite even if we were not unhitching for the night, etc).

It is one of those "premium" purchases I've made that I can say has actually paid off. Plus the service from the ProPride has been awesome. I am guessing I've talked to the owner everytime I've had a technical question...which brings me to the only downside of this hitch. It requires clearances on the A-frame of the front of the trailer that many of the newer travel trailers don't have due to the "bubble" design of the front caps. A good rule of thumb is if your propane tanks are enclosed in the cap, you are probably out of luck using the ProPride.
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Old 08-23-2016, 01:00 PM   #7
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Best is the ProPride 3, then the Hensley Arrow. If I owned a TT, I would not use anything but the best. When things get squirrely it is too late.

Like Larry said, these are the best out there.
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I use a equalizer 14000lbs hitch. IMO equalizer is the way to go for load and sway control.

I have only owned 1 so I can't say its the best, but the equalizer works great for me.
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ProPride x3 or 4

I sold mine when I went to 5er and the new couple have thanked me 10 times over saying how it made them feel so much safer towing with their kids !
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I run a Reese SC series, 15,000 & 1500TW. I also have around 1400 lbs TW but have never had any sway at all, very impressed with this unit.
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