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Old 07-11-2015, 01:24 PM   #57
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I think it's to much drop on the hitch from the pictures, we have the opposite issue with our Hensley.
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Old 07-11-2015, 06:07 PM   #58
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Call Hensley. They'll guide you on where to measure and to get the right stinger.
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Old 07-11-2015, 06:23 PM   #59
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That looks like an 8" drop hitch bar in the photo. When it's real low like that, it tends to bottom out in driveways much more often.

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Old 07-13-2015, 07:49 AM   #60
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That is clearly the wrong drop bar. I assume you have already changed it.
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Old 10-09-2015, 05:26 PM   #61
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used Hensley purchased

Recently purchased a used Hensley arrow, installed on 25' AS, love it beyond belief. I have read about these hitches for a long time, found a used one at reasonable price. Did the cut and paste to weld modify the drop, painted the hitch Airstream platinum to match the tongue.
Looks great, tows great, can not believe the difference from a std WD hitch. Easy to hook up, I have the Hensley brackets, not jacks. Once stinger is connected I raise the tongue 3", then snap up the chains. Easy, best medicine for care free towing.
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Old 10-09-2015, 05:58 PM   #62
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Totally happy with my Hensley. The support guys were right there with me via phone when I installed it. Sent them the pictures of the setup, they had me change a couple of things and the trailer pulls like a dream. No more worry about being passed or much of anything. Sure I paid more, don't care. With that type of support and ease of use, its well worth the investment. I did sense a bit of attitude with PP, not sure if it was in the videos or posts here in the forums.
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Old 10-27-2015, 08:21 PM   #63
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hitch weight

Please provide the physical weight of the Hensley and the Protrude hitch, jacks., bars, and stinger assembly? I have the impression that it is about 200 pounds, but can't find any data. Your info or direction to where it can be found is appreciated.
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Old 10-27-2015, 11:18 PM   #64
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Shipping weight for a Hensley is about 200 pounds complete.

That is as close as I can get to answering your question.

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Old 10-28-2015, 10:29 AM   #65
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Shipping weight for a Hensley is about 200 pounds complete.

That is as close as I can get to answering your question.

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Thanks for the response. Was hoping for less, but light weight unobtainium is likely in short supply. Pat
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Old 10-28-2015, 11:37 AM   #66
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On the bright side, once the main part of the hitch is on the trailer it stays on the trailer. The heaviest thing that needs to handled routinely is the the stinger.


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Old 10-28-2015, 12:29 PM   #67
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The weight of our Propride as 180 lbs including the stinger. Our other hitch was 80 lbs, so our ProPride is 100 lbs more than the conventional hitch. To take it a little further, our ProPride adds 25 lbs to each axle of our 12,000 lb Airstream/truck combo after weight distribution. Hardly worth thinking about.

The only significance of the ProPride weight to me is that I never lift the hitch head, only the stinger. Which for practical purposes makes it lighter than our former conventional hitch where I had to lift the whole thing to hook and unhook it.
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Understand your point. Thanks for the information.
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Old 10-31-2015, 06:58 PM   #69
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Hensley weight...precise;

Head unit = 99lbs (boxed)
Hitch bar = 71lbs (boxed, and can vary by drop distance)
WDH bars = 54lbs (boxed)
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Hensley weight...precise;

Head unit = 99lbs (boxed)
Hitch bar = 71lbs (boxed, and can vary by drop distance)
WDH bars = 54lbs (boxed)
So that would be 224lbs total. Thank you very much.
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