[QUOTE=ZachO;575934]I'm about to finish this, and just wanted to get some insight first.
The directions obviously say to drill 6 holes and mount this plate/ball with all 6 screws.
My only hesitation is that when I was installing the airbags in the rear suspension of my truck, both my owners manual and the the Firestone Airbag kit say not to drill holes in a parallel line, vertically. This obviously compromises the structural strength.
So...is this not as big a deal with a camper frame? Other people who have something like this on their trailer have had no problems? ]
Any welding should be done along the top and bottom of the bracket, NOT across the ends. And, be sure the welder does not undercut at the corners and make a weak spot that can start a crack in the A Frame. If it's already done, you can maybe add more weld metal, and grind it smooth so it leaves no notches.
I bolted mine on, but, again, keep the holes away from the corners of the frame tube. I used self tapping screws so only drilled through the outside side of the frame. I added two more holes in the bracket so it has a row in the center and one along the top. Then lowered to bracket, to have the holes in the frame near the middle of the tubing.