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Old 01-17-2016, 05:50 AM   #57
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Good idea! Didn't you and Dorsey do one that was pretty much a straight shot? Showing access by multiple angles, tilt of the head assembly, how the WD jacks can be adjusts to align with the stinger on uphill/downhill approaches etc. would be great! I know there's a campground owner who would have been glad if I had known this stuff in my first year with it 😳😃
It is always a straight shot if you understand how it works Steve.
We will have to do a little video on how the jacks impact the angle of the hitch.
I think the worst time I ever had with the hitch required about 2 extra minutes to deal with and we have been in some strange spots with out trailer!
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It is always a straight shot if you understand how it works Steve.
We will have to do a little video on how the jacks impact the angle of the hitch.
I think the worst time I ever had with the hitch required about 2 extra minutes to deal with and we have been in some strange spots with out trailer!
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Great idea, would love to see a video. I "think" I know the tricks for an easy hookup with the Hensley now after lots of experimenting, but there's always something to learn!

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Old 01-17-2016, 10:28 AM   #59
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We are getting ready to head out of here but after we settle in to the routine of the trip We'll try to get something together.
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Our stream came with a Hensley. At first I thought I was in way over my head. Spent a short while on YouTube and got to hitchin. Short learning curve and easy to master. No problems and love the control. Knowing what I know now I would do it all over again. Biased I guess. Great hitch and easy to master.
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Our "new to us" AS will have a Hensley. Coming from MH's and fifth wheels, this is all new to me so I thank you in advance for your knowledge.

Our driveway is an uphill incline from the street. Is there a limitation for the Hensley in Uphill/Downhill? Do I need to do anything with it before backing up?

Our driveway is a blind side, uphill maneuver and I have mastered it with the fifth wheel but I don't want to damage the AS through my own ignorance. LOL
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Our driveway is an uphill incline from the street. Is there a limitation for the Hensley in Uphill/Downhill? Do I need to do anything with it before backing up?
Not any more than any other hitch. The only thing you need to be careful of is that all of the angles on the hitch are met when hooking it up. To do this you need to be up against the trailer with the stinger and match the height and the side to side angle and the front to back angle. To make this easier to hook up you need to watch out when unhooking it. Don't park you TV on a root or in a dip. Try to find an area where the ground is constant for at least a foot so that you can match the angles of the stinger. If your driveway is paved this won't be an issue. But on camp grounds you need to pay more attention.
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