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Old 09-30-2007, 09:57 PM   #1
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Hensley - Best buy no doubt

I am not a commercial vendor. I did spent a lot of time reading about the hensley watching the factory DVD and always thougth the comments were too much. and as I purchase a new 2007 28' int. sign. series. the hensley was installed.
And it is an amazing device.
You can't barely feel when a truck pass you. I had strong cross wind this afternoon and it never been a problem at all.
Perfect it really worth the price.
So it is not to advice the product but in term of security it should be promoted.
Fasten your seat belt is certainly important but that won't prevent an accident. That stuff certainly can. It should be tax free.
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Old 09-30-2007, 10:15 PM   #2
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I've been using a Hensley for about a year ans a half and 20,000 miles. I agree with you; it is simply amazing.
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I am not a commercial vendor. I did spent a lot of time reading about the hensley watching the factory DVD and always thougth the comments were too much. and as I purchase a new 2007 28' int. sign. series. the hensley was installed.
And it is an amazing device.
You can't barely feel when a truck pass you. I had strong cross wind this afternoon and it never been a problem at all.
Perfect it really worth the price.
So it is not to advice the product but in term of security it should be promoted.
Fasten your seat belt is certainly important but that won't prevent an accident. That stuff certainly can. It should be tax free.
duff---be prepared for comments from those who have never owned one that are going to tell you what a waste of money they are. every comment like your's seems to open a can of worms concerening their value versus cost. agree they are amazing-----Pieman
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Old 09-30-2007, 10:19 PM   #4
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Mike, as I said I was also the one that thought the comments on it were too much.
I was badly wrong.
But I still don't know how it works.
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Dufferin,

Tell us what you really think.

I would like to have one but, I think it is somewhere behind pressure pro & solar panels.
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Old 09-30-2007, 10:55 PM   #6
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wingfoot try it. I think you can return it if you are not happy with it.
and again I don't know how it works but it does.
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Old 09-30-2007, 11:40 PM   #7
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Haha and crosswinds

On our recent return trip from the Grand Canyon area we had continuous 30-35 mph crosswinds at 90 degrees off the entire day while traveling east on I-40 through the Texas Panhandle and Oklahoma. I knew the wind was there cuz I could see its effects on the trucks and other RVs that passed us.

I only noticed when I had to get out of the truck to fuel. BTW, make sure you don't stop at one of the stations near a big cow pasture. The moment we opened the door to the trailer at least 50 flies flew in. It was combat with the fly swatter for a day trying to get rid of them all.
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I am trying to decide between a Hensley and an Equalizer. Obviously cost is factor but the more I read, see{DVD} and hear on this forum the more it seems like it should be Hensley. I keep hearing about the money difference but I never hear anyone saying it doesn't work better or at least work better than expected. Is installation hard?
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Old 10-01-2007, 06:31 AM   #10
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I have towed a trailer with the Hensley, they are nice but not that much nicer than a Reese dual cam, I talked to several people about them and the main thing I didn't like hearing was that nearly all trailers that roll in an accident take the tow vehicle with them.


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I also have the dual cam on another AS. I never really had to face sway problem with it but I always felt strong wind and 18 wheels trucks.
With the Hensley I don't feel it anymore.
That just make my drive more comfortable. BTW I do 50.000 km per year.
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Perhaps the Hensley is a great product and worth the money; however, I live in Oklahoma. The winds are supposed to be 50MPH today, which is not that unusual around here. I have the equalizer on my 24ft Argosy and it made a world of difference when I installed it over pulling without it. I have a chance to buy a dual cam with the new 31ft but wonder if it's worth doing. The PO says it's just a lot of trouble to hitch and he never thought it was worth it over the equalizer. These are my two options as I cannot come close to affording the Hensley. Any thoughts.
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We towed our 30' Classic with a Reese HP Dual-Cam for the first year. We switched to the Hensley two years ago, and towing is much more pleasurable....to say the least. Certainly, it can be more of a challenge to hitch up at times, but this hitch is worth every penny! I think that once you have towed with a Hensley, you never go back.

And, Hensley offers a pretty decent payment plan!
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I am trying to decide between a Hensley and an Equalizer. Obviously cost is factor but the more I read, see{DVD} and hear on this forum the more it seems like it should be Hensley. I keep hearing about the money difference but I never hear anyone saying it doesn't work better or at least work better than expected. Is installation hard?
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Brian:

First off, here is the best thread on the Hensley.

http://www.airforums.com/forums/f464...ide-26279.html

The install is not difficult at all once you understand the workings and

all the different parts that are unfamiliar. Took me about two hours

yesterday. It was a one beer install. Although I did spend about 6 hrs.

on Sat. preparing all the "black" parts for the installation.

The attached photos will make it clearer.

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Check out 2airs thread above on the Hensley....it's a long one but well worth the read. Weigh all the +&-.

It's a big $ commitment, but for me the peace of mind is worth it..........Bob
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