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Old 02-10-2014, 09:04 AM   #11
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This year we plan on going all over the place due to family commitments etc. We typically camp in the east half of the province due to proximity to family; Crooked Lake, Duck Mountain, Hudson Bay area, Round Lake, etc. We are wanting to try a bunch of new places this year.

Where in Sask do you go?
Mainly go to Rowan's Ravine and Echo Valley.

Have been staying fairly close to Regina for now till we get some towing challenges straightened away. Should have it setup properly this season.
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Hudson Bay Sask! Wow I used to call on the grocers in that area as a sales rep out of PA... Back in the day. Always remember going through Mistatim and wondering who's HUGE house that was off the highway!
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Old 02-10-2014, 10:51 AM   #13
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Mainly go to Rowan's Ravine and Echo Valley.

Have been staying fairly close to Regina for now till we get some towing challenges straightened away. Should have it setup properly this season.
We are probably going to be staying close for the first few trips. We have a family wedding in BC in June that we are going to take the camper to so hopefully I can get everything worked out before then.

What kind of towing issues have you been having? Not the right type of WD hitch?
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Hudson Bay Sask! Wow I used to call on the grocers in that area as a sales rep out of PA... Back in the day. Always remember going through Mistatim and wondering who's HUGE house that was off the highway!
It is nice country up there but you are right there are some HUGE houses as well.
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Old 02-10-2014, 11:39 AM   #15
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We are probably going to be staying close for the first few trips. We have a family wedding in BC in June that we are going to take the camper to so hopefully I can get everything worked out before then.

What kind of towing issues have you been having? Not the right type of WD hitch?
Having some sway issues. Almost lost it a couple times.

Using the 800-Lb RB2 Pro-Series Round Bar WDH that we purchased from Minard's and had them setup when we picked up the trailer. I don't think it was setup properly right from the get go. When we got home the number of links on the bar chains were set different from one side to the other.

After talking with Gene Minard and a service fellow from there, they think there is to much weight being transferred to the front of the truck taking the weight off the back. So going to start backing off the bar chains and see what the sag is on the truck till I get get it to 1". Not sure what it is right now. If that doesn't work I'll get WDH with sway control.

They said they haven't heard of anyone having sway problems with that model TT and hitch we have, so hopefully have to just dial it in better.

Going to change tires and shocks on the truck as well.
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Having some sway issues. Almost lost it a couple times.

Using the 800-Lb RB2 Pro-Series Round Bar WDH that we purchased from Minard's and had them setup when we picked up the trailer. I don't think it was setup properly right from the get go. When we got home the number of links on the bar chains were set different from one side to the other.

After talking with Gene Minard and a service fellow from there, they think there is to much weight being transferred to the front of the truck taking the weight off the back. So going to start backing off the bar chains and see what the sag is on the truck till I get get it to 1". Not sure what it is right now. If that doesn't work I'll get WDH with sway control.

They said they haven't heard of anyone having sway problems with that model TT and hitch we have, so hopefully have to just dial it in better.

Going to change tires and shocks on the truck as well.

This is the same hitch that we have. I am still debating on going with a better hitch since I will be going through the mountains. Hopefully it is just a set up issue and not something bigger. With such a large trailer, I think that sway control is a good thing.
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Old 02-10-2014, 09:53 PM   #17
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Welcome to the for family lots of good info here just need to ask for help. Maybe our weather here will get better.

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Having some sway issues. Almost lost it a couple times.

Using the 800-Lb RB2 Pro-Series Round Bar WDH that we purchased from Minard's and had them setup when we picked up the trailer. I don't think it was setup properly right from the get go. When we got home the number of links on the bar chains were set different from one side to the other.

After talking with Gene Minard and a service fellow from there, they think there is to much weight being transferred to the front of the truck taking the weight off the back. So going to start backing off the bar chains and see what the sag is on the truck till I get get it to 1". Not sure what it is right now. If that doesn't work I'll get WDH with sway control.

They said they haven't heard of anyone having sway problems with that model TT and hitch we have, so hopefully have to just dial it in better.
Do you have one sway bar? Any TT over 28' is better having 2 sway bars. I found a large difference when I added the 2nd sway bar. Plus if you have P tires on the TV could be causing some of the sway problem.
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