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Old 07-01-2014, 11:28 AM   #21
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I wonder what will happen when you lock your invention and the trailer isn't straight with the TV at say...60 mph??


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No locking; just increasing friction pressure proportionally.
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Old 07-01-2014, 11:40 AM   #22
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Dual cam is automatic and the friction sways out now are set it and forget it. By the time you get done fumbling for your controls you'll be toast.


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Old 07-01-2014, 05:10 PM   #23
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This is a major advantage of electric brakes compared to surge brakes. With surge brakes, there is no way to activate the trailer brakes independently (that I know of), nor can you fine-tune the relative braking from the cabin.
Yeah, but the major advantage of surge brakes is the trailer applies the brakes automatically when it is trying to outrun the TV; thus the sway is stopped before it starts. But, you can't adjust surge brakes easily for weather conditions (wet roads, icy roads, etc). Plus, they can be a bugger to maintain, at least compared to electric brakes.
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