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Old 06-20-2011, 11:07 PM   #365
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Thank you, I do like what I've read here and learned of this wonderful product. I want to get one asap! Does it ever go on sale or special discounts? I'm saving now.
I haven't a clue about any discounts.....I doubt it, but you should contact the company directly. We have towed only about 5000 miles with this hitch, but I never for a second worried about the security or stability of the AS. It is indeed a great hitch.....Zigi
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Old 12-01-2011, 07:18 PM   #366
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OK guys, I bit the bullet and ordered the PP. Sean tells me I will have it prior to leaving for the CanOpener in January. This thread has not had any action in several months. I've read the entire thing and found a lot of helpful hints. Anyone have updates, problems, praise, etc?

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Old 12-02-2011, 03:14 AM   #367
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Awesome Greg! Just make sure you mount the hitch to the front of the trailer OK?
I have a great idea. Why don't you bring the hitch to the Canopener and put it on there? You could have 50 of your best good buds offering advise. We could have a pool on how many times you busted your knuckles. Chief could do a video!
You could do all the work and we could just watch. Finally, we would have an excuse to stand around scratching and sipping our favorite beverage.
This is shaping up to be a great Canopener.
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Old 12-02-2011, 08:06 AM   #368
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Hmmm, 4:14 AM on the last post. Joe, just getting in from a night on the town? Installing at the rally is a good idea but not so you can be entertained. Guess I'll just put it on and try it out on the way. I'm still new at this, which end is the front?
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Old 12-02-2011, 09:17 AM   #369
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Congratulations Roadtoaster!!!!!
You won't regret the decision. Without a doubt there is a slight learning curve with this hitch,but the end result is stability and control beyond the imagination!!!!
I agree with the others who will "toast" to your purchase.

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Old 12-02-2011, 09:55 AM   #370
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Greg,

Ask Sean if he has his service adapter ready for sale. On 10-13 I heard he was ready to release it. It allows the trailer to be towed at low speeds on a hitch ball.

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Old 12-02-2011, 10:00 AM   #371
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Here is my advice:

Before installation:

Read the manual until you have a thorough working knowledge of the installation.
Read this entire thread. There are a lot of hints and ideas to make the installation trouble free.
Ask any questions you have here and/or directly to Sean. you will find him very accessible and helpful.

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I know you will like the towing experience. My 31 foot Airstream and PP tows with a much safer and under control feeling than my previous 21 foot SOB did with another brand of WD/sway control. hitch.

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Old 12-02-2011, 02:20 PM   #372
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Hey Sean, did you ever make the air-hitch option? I am still waiting for that.
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Old 12-02-2011, 02:28 PM   #373
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Hey Sean, did you ever make the air-hitch option? I am still waiting for that.
Man! With an Air-Hitch and a ProPride, you might have a compact car try to get between your tow vehicle and your trailer, it will be so far back there.
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A 60" gap with a Hensley, measured from TV tailgate surface to TT front body surface. Big truck aerodynamics wants to see 24" maximum between tractor & trailer. Five feet versus two feet. We already know that this increased distance from axle to hitch ball is problematic for towing dynamics, even if the VPP design negates much if not most.

Anyone have "distance data" on a PP set-up?

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Greg,

Ask Sean if he has his service adapter ready for sale. On 10-13 I heard he was ready to release it. It allows the trailer to be towed at low speeds on a hitch ball.

Barry
Barry, this is excellent news. Could you please elaborate a bit on the source of this information? Did you hear it from Sean? I understand that many 3P owners have been asking for a service adaptor, or "lot bar," and have been waiting for it for a long time. Hope this information is a reliable one.
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I heard it from Sean.
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Old 12-05-2011, 09:54 AM   #377
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A 60" gap with a Hensley, measured from TV tailgate surface to TT front body surface. Big truck aerodynamics wants to see 24" maximum between tractor & trailer. Five feet versus two feet. We already know that this increased distance from axle to hitch ball is problematic for towing dynamics, even if the VPP design negates much if not most.

Anyone have "distance data" on a PP set-up?

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No data, but that sure is a good looking combo you have there!
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I heard it from Sean.
This is great, thanks!
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