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Old 10-21-2010, 09:25 PM   #1
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My 74 - 28" argosy did not come with a WD. I think it's about 500lbs TW. Which hitch do I buy. Is 600 ok or 800. Is 800 or 1000 over kill?
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My 74 - 28" argosy did not come with a WD. I think it's about 500lbs TW. Which hitch do I buy. Is 600 ok or 800. Is 800 or 1000 over kill?
Hitch bar ratings are dictated not only by the tongue weight, but also by the type of tow vehicle.

What exact tow vehicle will you be using?

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Hitch bar ratings are dictated not only by the tongue weight, but also by the type of tow vehicle.

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600 pounds is still plenty, but that's also the lowest rating avaiable.

The 600 is what I feel you should use.

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Which is better, round bar or trunnion?
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Is there one brand better then others?
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Reese Twin Cam is the most commonly used in the club.
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Did not see 'twin cam' on the reese website.
Which is better, round bar or trunnion?
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Did not see 'twin cam' on the reese website.
Which is better, round bar or trunnion?
Dual cam, twin cam, straight line, are all the same.

I personally prefer the square bars, because if they take a set, you can invert them. That cannot be done with the round bars.

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Reese Twin Cam is the most commonly used in the club.
Best bang for the buck.
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Here is info for you.
Common Weight Distribution and Sway Control Questions | etrailer.com
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Which is better, round bar or trunnion?
Round bar are more flexible, so ride smoother, and don't take a "set".
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I don't mean to hijack your thread but I have a question.
Are the WD bars available separately for the EZ Lift hitches?
I have 1000# bars and need to get 600#.
Will the 600# bars work on the 1000# hitch?
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Any spring steel, can and often does, take a set.

Square, round, triangular, oval or rectangular, all the same.

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