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Old 11-23-2006, 10:47 AM   #1
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theVAP Episode 32: Get Hitched

Join Host Tim Shephard and Panel Pros Colin Hyde and Rob Baker and special guest Bob Tooker from Reese Products as they talk about weight distribution and sway control.

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-What is weight distribution?
-How to get the correct hitch
-Roundbar vs Trunion
-Bar weight ratings
-Over weight bar rating woes
-Setting up weight distribution bars
-What is sway control?
-Passive sway control
-Active sway control
-How the Reese dual cam works
-Dual cam benefits
-Hitch maintenance
-How to address a used hitch setup
-Know your tongue weight
-Brake controllers should not be used for sway control
-What can you do in a sway condition?
-How to adjust a brake controller

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Old 11-23-2006, 02:29 PM   #2
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Tim,
I was skimming your list here and something caught my eye. "Brake controllers should not be used for sway control" Good for you, glad to see you are addressing that.
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Tim,
I downloaded the episode this afternoon and expect to listen to it on my way out of Missoula Sunday or Monday. Weather permitting.
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Thumbs up Kudos, this is a great subject (sway, wd)

Safety first!! So glad you all are addressing this topic! Good for you!
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Thanks all.

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