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Old 09-06-2014, 11:29 PM   #1
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Hensley Cub 2014 International 19'

Hi - complete newbie here...would appreciate any/all advice and help.

I installed a Hensley Cub to my new 19' AS today. Whew. What a chore and glad that's behind me. I'm scared to death to tow this thing home (650 miles) because I'm not certain I have it perfect. I placed many calls to the Hensley Help line (thank you Aaron for being so patient with me and promptly returning my calls) and they assure me I'm good to go.

My biggest fear is how low the jack assembly and spring bars hang. They're about 4" off the ground. In a quick test run around the block, they bottomed out in a few places and drug on the pavement! Hensley told me light dragging wouldn't hurt the assembly but what happens when I get home and I back into my driveway, where there's a decent sized incline?

How do I maneuver an uneven surface?


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Old 09-07-2014, 01:28 AM   #2
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What tow vehicle are you using?
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Old 09-07-2014, 09:49 AM   #3
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What tow vehicle are you using?

I'm using a 2014 Mercedes Benz ML 350.


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Is the trailer "level" when hooked to the Cub?

If the trailer is "nose down" that would contribute to the lack of clearance and you might need to get a different draw bar to bring the nose up.

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Old 09-07-2014, 10:20 AM   #5
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If you could post a side, full-length photo of the trailer hooked up to the Merc we could help more.
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If you could post a side, full-length photo of the trailer hooked up to the Merc we could help more.
Also a picture of the hitch itself when hooked up would help.
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