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Old 04-22-2012, 10:45 PM   #11
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I can't remember the final cost for mine, had an event or two on the way to Myrtle Beach in '08. They shipped one to me and have used it ever since. I figure the cost at about .0375% of the value of my rig, peanuts.

As for this...

"That's funny. You can tell her she isn't quite up to date on the best - the Hensley is a full generation behind."

You have made changes since your first ones, right Sean? Mine isn't like it came in the box either.

I think the construction of the head on the Hensley is better than the other hitch, my $.02.

As for the other comments here, the hardest part is just trying to tell someone what it is like because it almost sounds unbelievable. You really have to remind yourself you are pulling a trailer and that is no lie.

Let us know where your at, I would like to show you mine.
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Old 04-22-2012, 11:13 PM   #12
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I went with the ProPride because The q&a, purchase and customer service after the sale were second to none.
And, as a dyed in the wool UGA Fan...I had to go with the ProPride black rather than the Hensley orange...it was too close to UT!
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Old 04-22-2012, 11:44 PM   #13
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I went with the ProPride because The q&a, purchase and customer service after the sale were second to none.
And, as a dyed in the wool UGA Fan...I had to go with the ProPride black rather than the Hensley orange...it was too close to UT!
Well this leaves us with Chevrolet vs Toyota, you first
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Old 04-23-2012, 12:20 PM   #14
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I'm still waiting for that really super awesome guy, Sean to send me one for $20 and a cat!

I would love to try one but it is a lot of $$$ for something only to find out it isn't that much better than what you have.

I know, I have heard the stories and talked to the folks that own them but the seat of the pants feel of actually using one is what I want. My trailer is only 21' long. Can it really be that much better?
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Old 04-23-2012, 01:02 PM   #15
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I'm still waiting for that really super awesome guy, Sean to send me one for $20 and a cat!

I would love to try one but it is a lot of $$$ for something only to find out it isn't that much better than what you have.

I know, I have heard the stories and talked to the folks that own them but the seat of the pants feel of actually using one is what I want. My trailer is only 21' long. Can it really be that much better?

I already have a cat that drives me crazy...

As for the money, you can send it back and get all your money back if you don't like it. I'll even pay to ship it back. That's about the best I can do. I don't get any back so you'll have to be prepared to keep it.
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Old 04-23-2012, 02:33 PM   #16
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I just installed a Hensley on 4/15 and pulled my 34' TT for a total of 5 hours since last weekend. last year (our first year pulling a TT) I ran into some cross winds that made the back end of my TV feel like it was going to break traction. On our way home this weekend, we had stronger cross winds. My TT and TV handled them wonderfully! Last year, when I would pull, I was almost white knuckled at 10 and 2 on the wheel... this year, I was able to rest my hand(s) on the wheel even while being passed by the big rigs. I don't know the first thing about Sean's ProPride, but I will tell you my Hensley has made pulling my TT a dream. I know feel comfortable pulling anywhere DW wants to go.

Now if only I could get 20+ MPG
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Old 04-23-2012, 02:41 PM   #17
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I just installed a Hensley on 4/15 and pulled my 34' TT for a total of 5 hours since last weekend. last year (our first year pulling a TT) I ran into some cross winds that made the back end of my TV feel like it was going to break traction. On our way home this weekend, we had stronger cross winds. My TT and TV handled them wonderfully! Last year, when I would pull, I was almost white knuckled at 10 and 2 on the wheel... this year, I was able to rest my hand(s) on the wheel even while being passed by the big rigs. I don't know the first thing about Sean's ProPride, but I will tell you my Hensley has made pulling my TT a dream. I know feel comfortable pulling anywhere DW wants to go.

Now if only I could get 20+ MPG
No worries... most people that purchase a Hensley these days don't know about the ProPride 3P.

You'd be surprised at what keeping the trailer true behind the tow vehicle can do for your gas mileage. Look at the most recent review for the 3P hitch. The customer specifically addresses his gas mileage.

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Old 04-23-2012, 04:47 PM   #18
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Thanks Sean. I may just take you up on that challenge. I will need to search for a dealer in my area or is it online only?

Are you sure about the cat though? Ok then you give me $20 and I'll give you the cat! That's a deal!
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I've had the 3P ProPride for one year now and for me is the best hitch on the market. Safety was my first consideration and I have never had any issues with it. Easy to install and also for hitching up between trailer and truck. Sean provides all info required when required.
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Old 04-23-2012, 07:07 PM   #20
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Well this leaves us with Chevrolet vs Toyota, you first
Hey Mike...I'm not going to hijack the thread because I want us to be friends!
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