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Old 06-13-2016, 12:43 PM   #15
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I have a Blue Ox on my 2012 25' rear bed. It works good. I took off a Reese Duel Cam that was on the trailer when I bought it. I found the Blue Ox to give a more stanle ride on my 25' RB twin Flying Cloud.
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Old 06-13-2016, 01:02 PM   #16
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Cruising across Texas right now with our 25FB and Blue Ox, it is handling perfect!
Hard to go wrong with a Blue Ox
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Old 06-13-2016, 01:57 PM   #17
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I like my BO, and it is important to note that it is quiet compared to the Equalizer, which relies on steel to steel friction.
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Old 06-13-2016, 01:59 PM   #18
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I have been towing a 25FB for a year now with a Blue Ox with 1000 lb bars. I have towed it with a 2015 Audi Q7 TDI and a 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500. It works fantastic!
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Old 06-13-2016, 02:01 PM   #19
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I use 1,000 lb bars with our 27 FC FB & its Blue Ox (as recommended by the local AS dealer). So far, no problems.

Note: I'm not Brock Lesner & don't like the steel lever bar provided with the Blue Ox for adjusting the chain tension. Therefore, I bought a 1 inch, 1/2 inch drive, 6-point, deep socket from O'Reilly Auto Parts & a 24 inch, 1/2 inch drive, breaker bar from Harbor Freight, and those work a whole lot smoother & less effortful.
Ditto on the breaker bar with the socket. Much better leverage and control. I would highly recommend making this change.
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Old 06-13-2016, 03:09 PM   #20
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We are about to get a 2016 FC and dealer has offered to throw in blue ox hitch. Will this give me a stable tow? I haven't towed one in many years and one his long before. Any input appreciated
". . . stable tow?"

Wish we knew what the tow vehicle is, and how much gear you carry behind the rear axle, as well as how many passengers. Otherwise, it's all kind of guesswork.
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Old 06-13-2016, 03:16 PM   #21
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I just did 8000 miles with my BO on my 25 Safari with a 2500 GMC diesel. Never knew it was back there.
It's back there, under the right conditions you will know it.
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Old 06-13-2016, 04:05 PM   #22
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We are about to get a 2016 FC and dealer has offered to throw in blue ox hitch. Will this give me a stable tow? I haven't towed one in many years and one his long before. Any input appreciated
We have the BueOx Sway Pro with 1K lbs. bars and are very happy with the ride. Towed 2,800 miles with it on a 2008 Range Rover HSE and 1,500 miles with our current TV. Never any sway with either TV.
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Old 06-13-2016, 05:47 PM   #23
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Blue Ox makes an excellent product that is much simpler to use than most others and their customer service is one of the best when backing their product.
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Old 06-13-2016, 06:28 PM   #24
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1000# bars here. We like our BO so far. Good Customer service.
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Old 06-13-2016, 10:21 PM   #25
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Ditto on the breaker bar with the socket. Much better leverage and control. I would highly recommend making this change.
Our BO with #1000 bars tows beautifully with our 25FC. 10000 miles with all types of weather. It is a breeze to hook up. Rather than battle it with breaker bars, after hooking up the ball, use your jack to lift the assembly. The bars are very easy to attach and secure...almost with one finger. Same when unhitching...raise the assembly to take the tension off the bars then simple and safe to unhitching. Learned this from AS dealer.
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Old 06-14-2016, 12:32 AM   #26
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Our BO with #1000 bars tows beautifully with our 25FC. 10000 miles with all types of weather. It is a breeze to hook up. Rather than battle it with breaker bars, after hooking up the ball, use your jack to lift the assembly. The bars are very easy to attach and secure...almost with one finger. Same when unhitching...raise the assembly to take the tension off the bars then simple and safe to unhitching. Learned this from AS dealer.
As in the owner's manual, it is essential to lift the tongue and TV with the tongue jack when locking and unlocking the chains, if you don't, there is a lot of tension that can hurt you when released. It is still easier and safer with a breaker bar in case you haven't jacked up enough to fully unload the bars.
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Old 06-14-2016, 06:51 AM   #27
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I have over 35,000 miles on my BlueOx/23ft Safari SE.No sway ever,no problems.The Safari is a little fat at 5600 lbs,so I use #750 bars on the hitch.
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Old 06-14-2016, 07:57 AM   #28
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What are the thoughts on the BO on a 34' Classic? Reduce/effective for anti sway?
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