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There is a recent thread by another member not liking his Equal-i-zer and getting a blue-ox. He seems to like it so far.
I have an Equal-i-zer and am happy with it.
From reading this forum a number of years, I would say that the Reese, Equal-i-zer, and Hensley are the most discussed and used in that order. There seems to be different variations of the Reese hitches.
As for brake controllers, the Prodigy seems to be the most popular add-on controller followed by the Jordan 2020. I don't think the 2020 is currently available. And the latest incarnation of the Prodigy is the P3.
My Ford F250 has a built-in factory brake controller.
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