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Old 04-05-2011, 07:41 PM   #15
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I've never had a trailer "sway" on me and I have plenty of towing experience (and of loading correctly, maybe). Am I correct that should it happen the best solution (in addition to taking foot off gas) is to tap the button on the brake controller? Have only 1 season experience with brake controller.
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Old 04-05-2011, 08:23 PM   #16
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Am I correct that should it happen the best solution (in addition to taking foot off gas) is to tap the button on the brake controller?
On my brake controller, the manual control to apply the trailer brakes is a lever that you push from left to right. But you are correct that applying the brakes on the trailer only will get you out of sway.
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Thank you Frederick!

Yeah, mine slides like that, too. Wrote "tap" figuring one wouldn't want to "push and hold" the button and lock the trailer brakes.
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On my 16' Scamp, the fresh water tank was gone when I purchased the trailer. I seldom totally dry camp, so I bought a 5 gallon upright 'Jerry Can' type of tank which fits under and to the right of the sink(just behind the wheel well). This gives me more storage under the bench and doesn't take much room in the cabinet under the sink(but I don't have a water heater either). It's also easy to take the tank out for filling.
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Thank you Frederick!

Yeah, mine slides like that, too. Wrote "tap" figuring one wouldn't want to "push and hold" the button and lock the trailer brakes.
Makes a good smoke screen when running from the law
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Old 04-10-2011, 11:21 AM   #20
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Thanks Dennis, I've been wondering if a 5 gallon jug would be the easiest solution. Especially since I already own two. Is there a way to install these like a regular tank by adding fittings for filling and draining? Or would it be best and easiest to just buy a tank that fits? My back is shot so carrying 40lbs of water and bending to put under the sink is a risky proposition for me.

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