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Old 03-13-2016, 03:09 PM   #1
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Equalizer Hitch

When we purchase our 2015 27FB FC the Airstream dealer offered and we bought a 4 pt weight distribution equalizer system - so far we have made 6 small / close to home trips with no problems. Like some feedback on the equalizer system? Not sure if this type of system is anti-sway also?

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Old 03-13-2016, 03:34 PM   #2
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I get the impression hat there are thousands of them on the roads, so must be something to them. As long as you are a satisfied customer that is all that really matters.
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Old 03-13-2016, 04:14 PM   #3
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I have been very happy with mine. Even had to make a panic lane change maneuver with the setup. Trailer followed like it was designed to and not a single sway. They are difficult to setup initially and get correct but that just takes some time. Lots of hitch threads on the forum.
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Old 03-13-2016, 04:37 PM   #4
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When we purchase our 2015 27FB FC the Airstream dealer offered and we bought a 4 pt weight distribution equalizer system - so far we have made 6 small / close to home trips with no problems. Like some feedback on the equalizer system? Not sure if this type of system is anti-sway also?

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Yes it is anti sway and weight distributing. Both. It's all that bare metal sliding with friction across bare metal that inhibits sway.
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Old 03-13-2016, 06:28 PM   #5
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Equalizer makes a less expensive hitch that does not have 4 point sway control, if you have the 4 point sway control you have a excellent product. The Equalizer 4 point sway control hitch costs in the $450 to $650 price range, if you paid $250 you have the lesser WD hitch. BTW, I'm very happy with mine!
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Old 03-23-2016, 09:04 AM   #6
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Thanks everyone !!!
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Old 03-23-2016, 10:01 AM   #7
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I used Reese products for 40 years. Switched last year to Equalizer 4 point. Really like it, works great - 10,000 trip last summer and fall across country and back. Not one issue.

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Old 03-24-2016, 12:34 PM   #8
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PSU1981 Glenn you may want to read the following thread.

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f464...ead-98886.html

It took me awhile to get through it all but there is lot of experience and knowledge of Equalizer in the thread. Note this thread started in 2021 and I believe that the Mf'r may have made some changes in the newer hitches.

I have no experience with setups other than Equalizer but our experience with our FC20/Highlander combo is very positive. IN fact in on our maiden voyage to San Diego we encountered extreme wind and rain in the Black Bear/Castle Crags section of I-5 in CA and all was stable and safe.

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If the dealer set up your hitch you should still check it yourself per the instruction manual.
It took me a couple of hours to get mine set up but have been very happy with it for 5 years.
If you do have any questions the folks on the help line at the company are very knowledgeble and friendly.
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