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Old 03-27-2010, 06:30 PM   #1
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Has anyone had any experience with the "Air-Safe" hitch? I saw it advertised, it looks interesting.
I pull a 30' Excella, behind a 3/4 ton Dodge/Cummins. Currently have a Reese Dual Cam w/d hitch, and love it. The only hitch I've found that is better than the Reese so far is the PullRite.....
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Have had one for several years and love it.
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Old 03-27-2010, 09:19 PM   #3
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We love our Airsafe hitch... 30' Argosy pulled with a F250 with a Reese dual cam.... great setup..
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Old 03-30-2010, 08:00 PM   #4
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Thanks for the responses!
After talking to Jeff Johnston and Bob Livingston at Trailer Life today, about the Air Safe, I ordered the class 5 hitch....
I'm anxious to try it...
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Has anyone had any experience with the "Air-Safe" hitch? I saw it advertised, it looks interesting.
I pull a 30' Excella, behind a 3/4 ton Dodge/Cummins. Currently have a Reese Dual Cam w/d hitch, and love it. The only hitch I've found that is better than the Reese so far is the PullRite.....
Comments are welcome.
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Old 03-30-2010, 08:10 PM   #5
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I just ordered one last week. I have a one ton Dodge and pull a 22' CCD. KIm looking forward to receiving it soon
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Old 03-31-2010, 03:50 PM   #6
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I've been using my Class V AirSafe for the past five years or so, and to save cyberspace, I'll just say that all the hype on their Internet site is TRUE!

I usually pull my 6000-pound, 27-foot travel trailer with the AirSafe on my F250, with about 50 pounds of pressure in the airbag. A couple of days ago, my son asked me to pull a new trailer he just bought, with a GVWR of 10,000 pounds, at 36 feet long! (Lucy, Desi, where are you?) I did not know the hitch weight, but I just hooked it up to my AirSafe and the indicator said I needed more PSI of air. I put 70 PSI in, and the indicator said, OK. I pulled that long, long trailer for 150 miles to his home, and it was a butter smooth ride, just like I've come to expect from the AirSafe.

Can't get any better tow than an AirSafe, in my experience.
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Old 04-10-2010, 04:52 PM   #7
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Well as usual I was just reading threads and content with my current hitch setup( Reese) and my 1 ton truck, then you guys started talking about this Air Safe System. So now I'm reading everything I can get my hands on about it. And glad I don't have to give up the Reese to use it.
I'm sold on the idea, so now, where should I purchase it, and who has the best prices? Maybe the same answer, but not always!
I guess I'll need the "V" model and the adapter for the WD hitch.
Any suggestions, and how do you prevent theft of the unit?
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Old 04-11-2010, 08:25 AM   #8
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Well as usual I was just reading threads and content with my current hitch setup( Reese) and my 1 ton truck, then you guys started talking about this Air Safe System. So now I'm reading everything I can get my hands on about it. And glad I don't have to give up the Reese to use it.
I'm sold on the idea, so now, where should I purchase it, and who has the best prices? Maybe the same answer, but not always!
I guess I'll need the "V" model and the adapter for the WD hitch.
Any suggestions, and how do you prevent theft of the unit?
You can order them online at www.airsafehitches.com .

Their website is good, and I think they have a sale on them at this time.
There is a phone number on the website if you have further questions. Ask for "Lloyd", he seems very knowledgeable, and was quite helpful.

The one I ordered is supposed to be shipped tomorrow.

One of the things that impressed me is that I can still use my Reese Dual Cam wd, with the Airsafe.

In regards to theft of the unit, just get a hitch pin that has the lock built in. That has worked for me

Let me know what you think after you talk to him.
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Great!
I'll give him a call this week.
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Old 04-11-2010, 06:16 PM   #10
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One thing the Air-Safe is heavy. Have added the Encay mud flap setup and between the two, "really" heavy. After the first time I removed the two of them together or should should I say after the "operation" I started using a floor jack. For you younger fellows this may not be a big deal.
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Old 04-11-2010, 08:17 PM   #11
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Heavy!

I have the Class V AirSafe with the Encay flaps from Cabellas pulling my Classic 28. I discarded the center section of the Encay flaps and bolted the horns of the Encays directly to the AirSafe hitch body.

I'm 77 and I don't even try to take the hitch off between trips or at rallies. Too darned heavy.

The hitch really smooths out the ride, especially on concrete with expansion joints. It has to be a lot easier on the trailer, as well.
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I just received my Class V Airsafe hitch this week. I will be pulling a trailer with it next weekend and I do look forward to it.
I have read what I could about it and I am impressed with what I see so far
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One thing the Air-Safe is heavy.
The other thing, it is bulky which increases the rear overhang.
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You guys are too funny!
Just goes to show ya, great minds think alike!
I have the Enkay's too, and now going with the AirSafe.
Glad to see your endorsements of both.
The weight will be a problem for me too, I guess I'll just deal with it. The advantages of having these things seem to far outweigh the weight issue.
The floor jack is an idea I'll try.
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