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Old 03-30-2011, 06:57 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by AirsDream View Post

Perhaps others with more experience can comment on whether I'm just paranoid ... well, even if I am ...
you're right. That is considered a "best practice". I replaced one of my license plate bolts with a stainless-steel eye hook, and attach to that.

I'll also add that the break-away cable should be longer than the umbilical, so it is the last thing to disconnect from the tow vehicle.

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Old 03-30-2011, 11:03 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by Inland RV Center, In View Post

How many chain links are under stress is important.

How many links hang loose, means nothing, since sometimes there are more links to the complete chain on one side than the other side.

Therefore counting the number of links under stress is very important as well as directing a person attention to any twist that might be accidentially put in the chain, which decreases it's length, which would place a different load on the torsion bars from one side to the other.

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