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Old 08-10-2016, 04:58 PM   #21
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Andersen, light weight less than 60 lbs. Call or google. At least give it consideration. I have no sway with my 34 ft Hemi. No being pulled by pass semis etc.
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Old 08-10-2016, 05:12 PM   #22
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I looked at that when we bought and wondered how it worked. I just watched their video. So the ball unit rotates and is dampened somehow? Do you have to keep adjusting it?

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Andersen, light weight less than 60 lbs. Call or google. At least give it consideration. I have no sway with my 34 ft Hemi. No being pulled by pass semis etc.
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Old 08-10-2016, 05:48 PM   #23
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I looked at that when we bought and wondered how it worked. I just watched their video. So the ball unit rotates and is dampened somehow? Do you have to keep adjusting it?
No. I found my sweet spot with the turns on the chains and haven't had to change yet. The ball takes NO grease and rotates in the hitch and sway is controlled by the liner inside the ball housing. Simple and light weight and actually works. I was skeptical at first, but no real regrets now. I have 9 threads showing when properly set up. At first I only had 5, no sway buy wasn't transferring any weight back to truck. Dave at Andersens said crank it down, so I did and now have most of the weight transferred back to truck. It's hard to transfer weight back with a 3/4 or 1 ton. I have the snow plow prep on my truck which gives me the 1 ton front springs. Steers and drives perfect. Tows every bit as well as my 37' 5er.
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Old 08-10-2016, 06:34 PM   #24
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Very interesting. There is more than one way to skin a cat. I didn't understand the chains pulling forward initially. Our WDH performs really well but is it a bit noisy at very slow speeds sometimes in quiet campgrounds.
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Old 08-10-2016, 06:44 PM   #25
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The 2-point has sway control according to this: https://www.etrailer.com/Weight-Dist...4-00-1000.html
It does have sway control but only 2 point. The sway control on the 2 point is the friction of the WD bars. The 4 point has sway at the WD bars and at the the hitch where the bars attach.

Like I asked the OP if he had a sway issue. A 2 point system may be fine for him..
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Old 08-10-2016, 08:59 PM   #26
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I use a Reese double cam WDH with sway control. It really works well but it's a bit noisy.
Try bearing grease on the ball and trunion bar pivot points. Mine was noisy till I tried that. I get an occasional pop but that's it.
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Used the Andersen for towing for 3 years and about 15000 miles. It performed perfect.
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I'm currently towing a wildwood xlite 281qbxl (5680 dry weight with about another 500 pounds of gear) with a Ram 1500 (crew cab/5.7 v8, tow package etc) and my hitch it a fast way e2 round bar.

Hitch seems ok, but I feel like there are better options out there I just don't know what they are. This is the hitch that the dealer installed when I got the trailer so im assuming they went for easiest hardware with highest profit margin. Are there better options? If so, what are the recommendations?
I used to have the same trailer in the Cruise Lite brand! The problem I had is that it's so light and so long it tended to be very impacted by winds and such.

I used a 4 pt Equil-i-zer hitch, with the 1000 lb tongue weight bars. Worked good once I got it cranked down far enough! Sadly this hitch now just hangs in the garage after getter the 5er.
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Old 08-11-2016, 07:53 AM   #29
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If you can afford it the Hemsley hitch is rated the vest but I don't have one. Don't want to spend a grand on a hitch.
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Old 08-11-2016, 09:09 AM   #30
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Seems like a lot of people like the equalizer. Gonna have to look into that more. Makes sense that the e2 has limited sway functionality based on the friction points. Really appreciate everyone's input. Time to start saving!
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