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Old 10-30-2014, 06:54 PM   #11
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K I am going to check out Blue Ox Saturday. I want it safe and easy to hitch. The had. The pop up is very easy. It is a big help to read what people use not sell.
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Old 10-31-2014, 10:04 AM   #12
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In all the year (15+) that I had a stand alone sway controller . I have never removed it to back up and everyone I talk to I hear the same thing. Yes the instructions say to remove it. It looks like the only way to damage it is a very sharp angle when backing up, which would put the trailer in my TV.

My TM/TV is very stable with the axle so far back and a greater tongue/weight percentage. I stop using the sway controller.
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Old 11-17-2014, 09:33 AM   #13
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As far as WDH and sway control is concerned, my dealer really likes the Blue Ox product as they get great factory support and excellent customer feedback (so they say). Only issue is whether it will fit on the electric slide out models as it needs 33 inches from the center of the ball back to mount on the frame and be usable. I have not gotten an answer on that yet.

Reviews on this product note the lack of noise and that you do not need to unhook it to back up. Videos make it look very easy to put on and off. Reese products do get a lot of traction on these forums though, so make sure to look at them as others have noted. I also wonder if the sway control would add extra stability if you have a tire failure?

http://blueox.com/p-1181-swaypro.aspx
Todd, at TM, tells me the distance from the center of the ball back to the slide mount is 35 inches. That means the Blue Ox should fit.
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Old 11-17-2014, 10:52 AM   #14
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Yes will work if Blue Ox mount is less than 2 inches wide. PO mist have had one since the mount is still there & right against the slide swing arm.

& just removed the mounts, heavy so about 10lb off the tongue.
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