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Old 06-04-2015, 01:03 PM   #31
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I am confused on what you are saying, what did the dealer give you? What do you have now? Did you have a WDH from the dealer with sway control?

The Equalizer brand is a WDH with friction based sway control, is that what you have now?. Why would you call it a frictions arm joke and then get a friction arm joke (which is what the equalizer brand)?

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Maybe I can clear things up for you. The dealer supplied a single arm unit with an adjustment nut for tension and a handle to release tension for removal, they sell for about $50. There is a bracket on the hitch with a small ball and one on the frame of the trailer. This is not weight distributing at all. This might be good for a small trailer but not one with close to 33' of overall length. It does reduce sway to a degree but not nearly enough. Maybe for some people it works, not for me.

The Equalizer is a weight distributing hitch with 4 points of friction through 2 heavy bars of steel, one on each side. They cost a bit under $500 and if you see one, you would understand why. The Equalizer has turned towing from a white knuckle experience to a pleasure. Comparing one to other would be like comparing a Corolla to a Silverado.
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Old 06-04-2015, 01:14 PM   #32
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Maybe I can clear things up for you. The dealer supplied a single arm unit with an adjustment nut for tension and a handle to release tension for removal, they sell for about $50. There is a bracket on the hitch with a small ball and one on the frame of the trailer. This is not weight distributing at all. This might be good for a small trailer but not one with close to 33' of overall length. It does reduce sway to a degree but not nearly enough. Maybe for some people it works, not for me.

The Equalizer is a weight distributing hitch with 4 points of friction through 2 heavy bars of steel, one on each side. They cost a bit under $500 and if you see one, you would understand why. The Equalizer has turned towing from a white knuckle experience to a pleasure. Comparing one to other would be like comparing a Corolla to a Silverado.
Oh ok, I got you now. I thought that may have been it but I was confused due to all the types that are out there. I love the Equalizer brand, it is what I have for my EVO 28 foot TT. Glad you are liking it, it is noisy, it scared me the first turn I did after the paint rubbed off and I heard the screech but I love how it functions and now I welcome the squeal of it.
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