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Old 07-29-2012, 05:50 PM   #1
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Globetrotter and Brake Controller?

Getting ready for the maiden voyage of our 62 Globetrotter and I'm not sure if I need a brake controller or not. Any advice or personal experience would be appreciated.


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Old 07-29-2012, 06:29 PM   #2
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If you are planning on using the brakes you need a brake controller. Any other arrangement would be either no brakes or full brakes.
Since you also have another trailer I would assume you already have a brake controller in your tow vehicle.

I am assuming you don't mean a brake resistor which used to be used with older controllers for fine tuning. I haven't seen that done in years although I did put one on a horse trailer with 6 volt brakes .

I am also assuming you do have electric brakes, not some hydraulic system?
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