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Old 02-18-2024, 08:10 PM   #1
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Can you keep your WD hitched up while camping, or must you release the tension bars and take trailer off of the hitch?
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Old 02-18-2024, 08:23 PM   #2
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I frequently keep mine hitched up for quick overnight stops. To level, front to back, I sometimes release some tension to drop the front, or lower the jack to to raise the front.

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Old 02-18-2024, 09:04 PM   #3
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Same here. Overnight if I do not need to drive to town or something, I stay attached with the bars loaded. Multiple days I alway disconnect...


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Old 02-19-2024, 07:32 AM   #4
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I concur. Overnight, I don't worry about it. Any longer, I remove the bars.
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I'm in agreement with the other comments. I often leave the tension on the bars during an overnight stop.
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Old 02-19-2024, 07:58 AM   #6
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I never unhook for an overnight.
I'm usually a little nose down so I put a block under the jack and level up.
I have been disconnecting the 7 way, but more for peace of mind than battery drain.
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My thoughts and actions coincide with the others. Leave connected for a quick overnight and level if necessary with jack.
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Old 02-19-2024, 07:47 PM   #8
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Agreed, it's fine to stay connected (except 7-pin) for one night stay if the site allows. Some sites are off level enough to make it better to disconnect to level and some sites are too short to not block the road with the TV if you stay connected.
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Old 02-23-2024, 04:47 AM   #9
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Originally Posted by Magicch View Post
Can you keep your WD hitched up while camping, or must you release the tension bars and take trailer off of the hitch?
It wont hurt anything either way.
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Old 02-26-2024, 07:50 AM   #10
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I sometimes leave my Equalizer WD bars attached but I do drop the main nose power jack to offload the tension.
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Old 02-26-2024, 09:43 AM   #11
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Overnight I leave it hitched. If I have to raise the tongue with the jack to level it I put a reminder on the steering wheel. Any longer than 1 night I unhook because I like to drive the TV around. I see no benefits for releasing the tension.
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