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Old 11-19-2019, 05:47 PM   #81
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So the original question: What should I get for a weight distribution hitch?

I wonder if the OP got his question answered?

It would be interesting to see which direction he went.
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After reading all this he probably decided to buy a motorhome instead
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For fifteen years we have towed our 1999 30 foot classic with an F250 and a Hensley hitch. Absolutely no sway problems, which is particularly noticeable in high winds with passing 18-wheelers.

We brought her home from Atlanta (total newbies) in 2005 with our Navigator and the PO's Blue Ox (a recalled and discontinued unit, but we didn't know). It was the tail wagging the dog the whole way.

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Old 11-20-2019, 03:13 PM   #84
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best wd hitch for 30 ft classic

anyone have a suggestion for a wd hitch for 30 ft classic pulled by 2500 hd denali? Seems like Hensley and Propride is a little overkill but safer. Thanks
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Old 11-20-2019, 07:38 PM   #85
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I'm partial to the Reese Strait-Line w/Dual Cam, but that is the only one I have ever used. If I had to replace it today for some reason, I would get exactly the same thing.
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Changed from a Reese Trunnion with a friction bar to a Blue Ox Sway Pro several years ago. I never had any sway issues with either hitch, but find the BO much easier to attach and remove when traveling.

Like many other hitch types raising the trailer and truck with the jack make the tasks of hooking up and unhooking much easier and safer.
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I like the Husky Centreline. Have had excellent results, no sway, and great customer support from Husky. Most of us have personal preferences, but almost all WD hitches work well. I use #800 bars.
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anyone have a suggestion for a wd hitch for 30 ft classic pulled by 2500 hd denali? Seems like Hensley and Propride is a little overkill but safer. Thanks


Really depends on what you want to do and how much you want to spend.

I use a ProPride for my 27FB and 2500 Chevy diesel. Itís all overkill. I originally wanted a PullRite that connects under the bed - they donít make them anymore for my year truck. The ProPride or Hensley comes closest by moving the pivot point close to the rear axle and the trapezoid geometry of the hitch head prevents sway from happening. I can dial in as much or as little weight distribution as I need. All part of the design of that type of hitch. For my objectives itís worth the extra money. Everyoneís mileage varies - most major brands are usually well loved by their users. There are a few categories that operate in different ways - TONS of threads in the forums on this to search.

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