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Old 08-01-2013, 11:38 AM   #1
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ProPride 3P backing up

I would like to avoid a debate about the hitches but I have a question about differences.

Versus the Equalizer 4 point which pretty much requires removing the bars for backing into a spot, how does the ProPride work for being in reverse with a trailer?

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Old 08-01-2013, 11:47 AM   #2
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I have been backing into spots for years with the Equalizer 4-point and have never unhooked it. Never had a problem, even with very sharp turns in reverse.
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Old 08-01-2013, 11:49 AM   #3
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Thanks, I will be pulling with the Equalizer for the first time tomorrow.
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There may be others who disagree with the way I do it, so you may want to keep watching. By the way, I love the Equalizer, but it's the only one I've ever used, so can't comment on the others. I've used this same hitch on two different campers.
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Old 08-01-2013, 11:54 AM   #5
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Yep, looking for feedback from ProPride users as well. Thanks again
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Old 08-01-2013, 12:21 PM   #6
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I wouldn't imagine the pro pride would be any different. I have been backing with my equalizer hitch with no issues. They advertise not having to anything while backing.
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Nothing to do with ProPride, just put back up.......
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Old 08-01-2013, 12:54 PM   #8
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I have a hensley which is about the same as the pro-pride and I have no problem backing up and you don't have to do anything like removing or releasing parts, are you sure about removing bars? Is it not maybe the friction sway bars your thinking about I have seen them bent before when being put at a severe angle.
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I have been backing into spots for years with the Equalizer 4-point and have never unhooked it. Never had a problem, even with very sharp turns in reverse.
Same here. I also used the Propride last year for awhile but ended up switching back to the Equal-I-zer shortly after. I am very happy with it.
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Same here. I also used the Propride last year for awhile but ended up switching back to the Equal-I-zer shortly after. I am very happy with it.
Not trying to highjack but can I ask why you switched back, you are the first one I have came across that wasn't satisfied, just curious.
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