Hitches and Travel-trailer issues. See also Towing

Trailer should be level with your tow vehicle (both nose and tail).

Safety chain: short and strong (gold colored are strongest) from truck shop.

Hitches - Weight Distribution Hitch - tongue weight (using standard bathroom scale)

  • Towing and why trailer "dives" when you brake. Advice: top-heavy causes "dive" when breaking.
  • Trailer Hitches -

Interesting PullRite hitch claiming to eliminate sway by by shifting pivot point from ball mount to right after rear axle of towing vehicle. Models and prices - also sliding 5W hitch.

Hitches on conference: sliding hitch for 5W with short bed truck.

Hitch dynamic

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