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Old 01-21-2012, 05:15 AM   #1
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What weight distribution do you use?

I have a 30' international , I was towing with a 1/2 ton, I was set up at the dealer with 1200 lb bars, now I just bought a new 3/4 ton and want to know what bars to go to. thanks.
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Old 01-21-2012, 05:22 AM   #2
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1/2 ton Hensley hitch 1,000 bars.
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Old 01-21-2012, 08:07 AM   #3
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Reese dual cam w/ 800 lb. bars. Roughly 900 - 1050 lb. tongue weight.
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Reese dual cam w/ 800 lb. bars. Roughly 900 - 1050 lb. tongue weight.
Ditto, unless you want to spend the $$ for a Hensley or ProPride.
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really want to make sure I do not over do the bars with a 3/4 ton truck. I think the 1200 was to much for the 1/2 ton, was wondering what others with 3/4 ton use.
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800# was perfect last season with a Silverado 2500, 4WD.
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does anyone know anything about the Andersen WD hitch? It is noted as WD and "no sway". MSRP $449.00
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Use Reese dual cam with 800lbs bars. 2500 2011 Ram and 2003 Safari 28SO with tongue wt.1250lbs.
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Reese dual cam with 600# bars for a 25' Safari with an 800# tongue weight. Trailer gross weight is 6300#. Tow vehicle is a 2010 Chevy 2500HD crew cab. Followed Andy from Inland's advice on this setup and have been very happy with it.
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Andersen WD Hitch

I took a look at the Andersen Hitch website (below). It's pretty interesting technology and very reasonably priced. Anybody used this hitch yet?

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I like this also. Will be interested to follow up and hear some actual user comments.
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great advice, Andy also recommended the 600lb to me also , sounds like it works or you, I will give that a try. thanks all for your help.
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I would take Andys advice. I had 1000 lb bars that came with the AS. I used them to get the AS home and immediately sold them. I have a 1ton F350 long bed and Im not sure what bars I have,either 550 or 600 they are very close in size. My hitch is a REESE Dual cam straightline. We get a very good ride. I really feel 500 to 600lb bars are the correct ones to use with your truck.
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I took a look at the Andersen Hitch website (below). It's pretty interesting technology and very reasonably priced. Anybody used this hitch yet?

Andersen 'No-Sway' Weight Distribution Hitch
Here is a link on the Forest River Forum about the Anderson hitch. A representative from Anderson is involved in the discussion. The hitch is unusual but I doubt that it works as well as a Reese Dual Cam or an Equalizer. It will be interesting to see a user report on this hitch by a user who has experience with other well made wd sway preventing hitches.

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