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Old 09-06-2015, 01:45 PM   #11
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I agree with BigJohnD, Barker hands down.
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Old 09-06-2015, 10:45 PM   #12
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Looks like a lot of people like the Barker. Is it called a barker because it sounds like a dog
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Old 09-07-2015, 02:07 AM   #13
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I have the brackets with the mount point forward. Reese installation instructions show it as optional.
Ours too and that's ok as long as the cam arm upper connection is ~20 inches from the center of the coupler's ball socket. That will afford the best adjustment range for the cam arms.
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Old 09-07-2015, 02:09 AM   #14
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Looks like a lot of people like the Barker.
Indeed. If the LCI ever craps out, we'll probably start barking too.
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Old 09-07-2015, 02:24 AM   #15
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Which way are your adjustable Cam arms Pointing In or Out?
If the cam arms are pointed in, it follows that the snap-up brackets would be pointed in too? Oooh - that's gonna be a PITA!
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Old 09-07-2015, 07:47 AM   #16
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Should the hanger brackets be bolted into the TT?
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Should the hanger brackets be bolted into the TT?
The hanger brackets connect the cam arm to the chain and snap-up brackets. You're thinking of the snap-up brackets?
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Got a Barker VIP (3500?). Can't remember exactly the # but they have great customer service and no issues with their products.
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My Bad, yes Snap-Up brackets. Do they need to be bolted or welded to the trailer. Mine seem to slide although they are screwed down pretty tight.
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Old 09-07-2015, 04:37 PM   #20
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Snap ups are usually held in by pressure of a bolt in the back. If you're are sliding, either the back bolt is not tight enough, or, you don't have enough links between your bars and the snap ups.
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