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Old 10-02-2014, 06:50 AM   #11
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I've been around the Hensley hitch, and now the ProPride hitch, for a combined 18 years. 10.5 as the VP of Hensley Mfg and now 7.5 as the owner of ProPride.

I can tell you there has never been one reported stolen that I can recall. There's probably a combined 20,000+ of them out there.

I'm sure Ron Estrada, the son-in-law of the owner of Hensley Mfg and a Hensley employee himself, could confirm that above rather than posting about his hitch. (Don't you just love the transparency of the web?)

A coupler lock is a good idea. You can also snake your tow chains through the hitch and chain it to the trailer if you are going to be away for awhile.
Welcome back Sean.

I've had my ProPride for four seasons now and never had an issue with it, it would take quite some work and time for someone to steal it but like everything else it can be done......
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Old 10-02-2014, 07:17 AM   #12
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Actually, y'all have to worry more about me promoting my books than Hensley. And since I actually do own a Forest River (brand new as of two weeks ago), I'll be all over this forum, not just in the hitch discussions. Good to see you, Sean.


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Old 10-02-2014, 11:26 AM   #13
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Welcome back Sean.

I've had my ProPride for four seasons now and never had an issue with it, it would take quite some work and time for someone to steal it but like everything else it can be done......

Thanks, Fonzie... I'm always around. I don't jump in to post much anymore because I don't have a lot of time and most of everything is covered by my great customers anyway.
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Old 10-02-2014, 03:42 PM   #14
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Hey Sean

My husband is driving 7 hours (each way) this weekend to pick up a propride hitch. Is there a parts list on the website so he'll know he's got all the pieces? We're buying from a happy customer who upgraded to a 5er.
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Old 10-02-2014, 03:46 PM   #15
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Hey Sean

My husband is driving 7 hours (each way) this weekend to pick up a propride hitch. Is there a parts list on the website so he'll know he's got all the pieces? We're buying from a happy customer who upgraded to a 5er.

Great! I just sent you a PM with the document.
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Old 10-03-2014, 12:38 AM   #16
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And to point out your earlier post about the Hensley being designed for a heavier trailer, that is not true or a fact either. The 3P will handle every bit of trailer that the Arrow will handle. It's designed that way. Designs are not patent descriptions as some companies seem to believe. Patent descriptions are written to get a patent awarded and the actual design can be engineered to accommodate any weight or size. That's engineering. All one has to do is look at the facts and the size of many ProPride customer trailers.
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Old 10-03-2014, 08:56 AM   #17
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I have done some cleaning up on this thread. I deleted some hijackings, and unnecessary comments.

As a commercial member, Sean is held to some stiff rules regulations concerning his posts, and IMHO he has not crossed the line with any his posts. He is allowed to explain how his product functions and help members with their ProPride hitches. He is doing that here. I don't see where he is putting down the Hensley Hitch in any way.
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Old 10-04-2014, 07:00 PM   #18
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I have a question for both Sean and Ron. Do your hitches have interchangeable balls? Currently, I have a 2" ball on my Roo, but my next Roo will have 2 5/16. I don't want to buy a new hitch if I go with one of your products. Also, no unsolicited PMs please.
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Old 10-04-2014, 07:06 PM   #19
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I have a question for both Sean and Ron. Do your hitches have interchangeable balls? Currently, I have a 2" ball on my Roo, but my next Roo will have 2 5/16. I don't want to buy a new hitch if I go with one of your products. Also, no unsolicited PMs please.
Yes, the 3P hitch has an interchangeable ball. 2" and 2-5/16" are available.

The Arrow has an interchangeable ball if you buy a 2" out of the gate. It can be changed into a 2-5/16" ball. If you buy the 2-5/16" Arrow first it is a fixed ball and can't use a 2" ball.
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Yes, the 3P hitch has an interchangeable ball. 2" and 2-5/16" are available.

The Arrow has an interchangeable ball if you buy a 2" out of the gate. It can be changed into a 2-5/16" ball. If you buy the 2-5/16" Arrow first it is a fixed ball and can't use a 2" ball.
Sean, thank you for the response. Just keeping an open mind and seeing what our performance bonus brings me.
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