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Old 02-04-2008, 07:58 AM   #11
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if your speed and his are almost equal,
If your speed and his are almost equal, then how does he get around?

Seems this aerodynamic wrestling match would go on much longer than you'd like.
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Old 02-05-2008, 05:26 AM   #12
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Good point, but if you are doing 55mph and he/she is doing 56mph or more, he/she will pass you. the faster he/she go's the more push there is.
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Old 03-12-2008, 06:44 PM   #13
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Here's the link to Hensley. The video (free) showed up about 5 days after I signed up. They advertise 60 day full refund, and a lifetime warranty. If I had 3k to play with on a daily basis I might try it out.

http://www.hensleymfg.com/
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Old 03-12-2008, 07:04 PM   #14
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And here's another discussion on another site on the Arrow:

http://www.rv.net/forum/index.cfm/fu...d/15531727.cfm
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Old 03-12-2008, 07:15 PM   #15
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As I said in an above post, unless the Hensley is oblivious to the laws of physics, it will not be any better than another brand and design for this particular problem. As far as quoting something off rv.net, use caution in what you believe if you read it there. Some would probably claim that a Hensley will prevent Chinese made tires from malfunctioning. It wouldn't surprise me. Not downing the Hensley, it's just that I still believe sliced bread was a great invention.
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Old 03-13-2008, 06:48 PM   #16
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Hensley

The Hensley does not defy the laws of physics, it has different laws of physics due to the entirely different connection between the TV and TT. The physics of the device make the TV and TT feel as though they are one.
Needless to say, I have not had a problem in high winds, or with Semi's passing.
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Old 03-14-2008, 01:45 AM   #17
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I had a hensley ( now for sale), upgraded from a standard wd hitch, it was wonderful, I bought it after I had my trailer sway due to a gust of wind and I was even slow at the time, I was towing a 12,000 lb tt with my F-250 at the time. i was able to tow in some winds that I was previously afraid to tow in (still uncomfortable in the though) with out sway the whole rig moved as one. In case you ask why it is for sale I now have a 5er.
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Old 03-14-2008, 02:22 AM   #18
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"Unless a Hensley can ignore the laws of physics, I don't see where it would react any better than the other WD Anti-Sway systems in this situation."

I`ve said the same thing for years! with my DC it holds the TV and TT as one unit. you can feel the bow wave effect, but I have no sway.

And BTW your right about even mentioning the HA and RV.net in the same sentence! scarry.
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Old 03-14-2008, 08:09 AM   #19
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I get sucked in pretty good too. What I have found that works the best is just watching the mirrors and knowing about where the "main" wave hits. Then I start drifting to the right, then the truck comes by and literrally stops the "drift" and all is back to driving normal. It works, you just need to pay attention. As others have said, just take your time, enjoy the ride, stay right and let them go by.
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Just remember you are not driving a car, the game is different. You are aware of the problem, anticipate, react and continue on. Or you could buy a big rig.
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