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Old 09-25-2015, 06:06 PM   #151
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Hhmmm, my Andersen has over 15,000 miles and is quiet as a mouse, I wonder what is wrong with yours. They are made in Utah.
Hmmm... I think they are made in Boise Idaho. That is where I have always contacted them. equal-I-zer is made in Provo Utah.
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Old 09-25-2015, 06:11 PM   #152
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Correct, Idaho, not Utah, I went thru Utah to get to Idaho Falls, Idaho when I went there last year. Big factory....https://www.andersenhitches.com/contact-us.aspx
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Old 09-25-2015, 08:07 PM   #153
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Good Morning Forum - our trailer is in the final stages of being build.

We received an E-Mail stating that we could have the Pro Series or E2 inplace of the Andersen we put on our build sheet.

There have been a number of comments about the Pro Series - but no one has mentioned the E2.

Has anyone used the E2 ? - it almost looks easier to use than the Pro Series.

What is the difference between the Trunnion & Round bar system ?

What is the weight of these three hitch systems ?
If the hitches are "in pieces" - what do the different components weight ?

Which one will less likely mess up a bad back ?

Thank You for your time & consideations.

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If there is a better area to post this note - please let me know.
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On Sept. 10 when we picked up the 21, Manfred told me that ETI was going to stop handling the Andersen hitch. The reason given was that Andersen would not respond in a reasonable fashion to ETI's concerns. In other words, lousy customer service. Loren
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Old 09-25-2015, 08:36 PM   #154
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My Anderson hitch squeaked a couple months after use when first purchased in July 2013 and in the last year is really noisey. I swapped out the red liner cone to a new black cone last month and it still squeaked but less. I have since found placing a considerable amount of lithium grease at the contact points of the hitch and ball helped the most.
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Old 09-25-2015, 10:45 PM   #155
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Our Andersen got very creaky after driving in heavy rain and andersen sent us a new tow ball assembly with no question, But before it arrived I sprayed the old one with Jigaloo which I think is a silicone spray and it has been quiet ever since. we do like the Andersen, it is easy to hitch, it is not heavy and we have no sway and no porpoising on bouncy roads. In fact don't really notice the trailer when towing even in cross winds.
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Old 09-26-2015, 12:49 AM   #156
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My Anderson hitch squeaked a couple months after use when first purchased in July 2013 and in the last year is really noisey. I swapped out the red liner cone to a new black cone last month and it still squeaked but less. I have since found placing a considerable amount of lithium grease at the contact points of the hitch and ball helped the most.
By "hitch" do you mean the coupler on the trailer? If grease between the coupler and ball helps the noise, it's reducing the screeching of metal ball on metal coupler (which should happen only when the pitch angle changes - nose up and down), which has nothing to do with the cone (which see motion only when the rig turns or yaws).
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Yes, the coupler on the trailer. Anderson hitch staff mentioned to me that changing out the cone may help reduce the noise.
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