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Old 02-25-2016, 04:03 PM   #1
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Hensley & propride

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Just bought my first travel trailer, a grey wolf 26dbh, which I am taking delivery of in late March and am trying to decide om a weight distribution / sway system. I am considering the Hensley arrow or propride 3p. I know that with a sway control system a minimum tongue weight is 10 percent; however is this true for these systems which eliminate sway? I have been told that 10 percent is not required because the trailer can't sway no matter how little the tongue weight with these hitches.
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Old 02-25-2016, 04:19 PM   #2
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You still need # on the Rear of TV or you wont have to Worry about Sway because you will have Traction and Stopping issues! TW is your Friend! Youroo!!
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Sorry, Youroo!!
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Old 02-25-2016, 04:26 PM   #4
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but is it okay if that 10 percent drops to say 8 since the sway is eliminated. I am close to my max tongue weight.
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Old 02-25-2016, 04:30 PM   #5
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I have a ProPride 3 P and have 14% tongue weight and pulls great. If I were you I would contact Sean at ProPride and discuss to get best answer....

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Where are you going to find a trailer with hardly any tongue weight?
I have had a Hensley for a long time now and while I assume the P3 does the same thing I don't know, however the Hensley is the perfect hitch that does everything it claims to do.
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Sounds like you need a Bigger TV or Smaller RV! You could Post what you have and the WAG's would be easier! Youroo!!
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I have a ProPride 3 P and have 14% tongue weight and pulls great. If I were you I would contact Sean at ProPride and discuss to get best answer....

Trailer Sway Control Hitch Guaranteed to Eliminate Trailer Sway - ProPride 3P
I have contacted them and they said that I don't need 10 percent. One actually said that I could use their hitch with 0 tongue weight with absolutely no sway. I just wanted to see if this is what others are experiencing.
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Where are you going to find a trailer with hardly any tongue weight?
I have had a Hensley for a long time now and while I assume the P3 does the same thing I don't know, however the Hensley is the perfect hitch that does everything it claims to do.
Hi Donald,the trailers with the "Spread Axles" you know the ones that Really Scuff the Tires when turning,if loaded Heavy in the Rear might have 0 TW! Youroo!!
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I have contacted them and they said that I don't need 10 percent. One actually said that I could use their hitch with 0 tongue weight with absolutely no sway. I just wanted to see if this is what others are experiencing.
No sway,but you better Hope it is NOT Raining because you will not move or Stop! Youroo!!
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