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Old 09-25-2010, 09:17 AM   #29
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Hi, this is why he has the Airsafe Hitch.
Ah-ha ! Thanks Robert....missed that.
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Old 10-02-2010, 08:23 AM   #30
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OK, I finally have the tongue weight to add to my numbers of my 27. Ready for travel it weighs in at 950#. Next, I have to get the weight of the truck loaded for travel and I'll have the complete set of numbers to work with.
At that tongue weight the 1000# wd bars and the old style Reese cam sway control work well. As far as the ride of the trailer and truck, the Airsafe hitch pulls the whole thing together and provides a great ride for both. It's the "woopie cushion effect", and it's all good.
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Old 10-03-2010, 10:41 AM   #31
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OK, I finally have the tongue weight to add to my numbers of my 27. Ready for travel it weighs in at 950#. Next, I have to get the weight of the truck loaded for travel and I'll have the complete set of numbers to work with.
At that tongue weight the 1000# wd bars and the old style Reese cam sway control work well. As far as the ride of the trailer and truck, the Airsafe hitch pulls the whole thing together and provides a great ride for both. It's the "woopie cushion effect", and it's all good.
Larry,
Isn't it great when a plan comes together?
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Old 10-03-2010, 11:59 AM   #32
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Larry,
Isn't it great when a plan comes together?

Yes, and I blame you for it!

Without your thread about AirSafe I'd still be fooling around with different size bars trying to make the trailer ride as it should. It made all the difference in the world when the AirSafe Hitch became part of the set up.
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Old 10-05-2010, 09:45 PM   #33
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Very good to learn others are having great success with the AirSafe hitch. I just received mine last week. I bought one after reading about possible damage heavy duty trucks can do to the Airstream. I bought my F-350 DRW prior to reading the posts about the HD trucks. I had to acquire another TV after my dad wrecked my Expedition.
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Old 10-05-2010, 10:43 PM   #34
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A bolt with washers and locking nut to take up "space" within the link.

Don't worry about washers and locking nut. A 1/2" bolt and nut, finger tight, is quite sufficient. I towed about 6,000 miles that way, until my new hitch bars wore in and I realized I needed another half link of tension and took the bolts out.
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Old 10-05-2010, 11:00 PM   #35
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Very good to learn others are having great success with the AirSafe hitch. I just received mine last week. I bought one after reading about possible damage heavy duty trucks can do to the Airstream. I bought my F-350 DRW prior to reading the posts about the HD trucks. I had to acquire another TV after my dad wrecked my Expedition.

There are quite a few on this site who have them, and from what I see, everybody that tries the AirSafe likes the results.
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