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Old 01-26-2012, 01:21 PM
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Does anyone use them. I hook up by myself all the time and with my camper on it can be a pain. What make and model would you suggest.
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Old 01-26-2012, 04:43 PM
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Get one, they are great. My current truck came with one, but I installed one on my last truck. Best thing I ever did. Look around, there are a bunch of different ones, check Amazon, and Ebay for prices.
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Old 01-26-2012, 05:13 PM
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I will NOT own another vechile that I use for towing that does not have one on it!!!!!
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Old 01-27-2012, 08:15 AM
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I will NOT own another vechile that I use for towing that does not have one on it!!!!!
I damaged the bumper on my last truck on more than a few occations and now my new denali came with one. It's awesome and probably my favorite option on the truck, I won't own another vehical without one. It's (.)(.)
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Old 01-27-2012, 10:47 AM
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I looked at new trucks just for the back up cameras but they are in the tailgate and I take off the tailgate to put my camper on. Any advise on after market ones?
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Old 01-27-2012, 10:51 AM
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Walleye,
Add a camera on the top of the cab beside the light.
Add another camera in the bumper.
Have a display that can switch between cameras or run split screen.

They all work well and are a huge asset when working with a big rig.

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Old 01-27-2012, 11:53 AM
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Check out the iBall Wireless Trailer Hitch Camera. I got one at Christmas and it's pretty slick. I never worried about backing up with a single axle trailer, but now I have a tandem and it won't budge much. The camera makes it a snap, no wires and you can put it away when you're not using it. Takes a few times to get the hang of it, but once you do it's spot on! Good luck.
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Old 01-27-2012, 05:11 PM
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Aftermarket...seen them with the camera mounted right there above the hitch by the license plate.Out of the way,not very noticeable but in a perfect position to view the receiver and ball to make a perfect connection to the trailer.
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Old 01-28-2012, 12:41 PM
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I agree with Southerncomfort. My wife got me an aftermarket unit for my birthday. Don't remember the brand. It is mounted on a license plate frame and gives a great view of the trailer hitch/ball and the boat/trailer while running down the road. Instructions said to wire it up to the backup lights, but I changed mine to be on whenever the lights are on. I sometimes pick up other vehicle/home video when driving down the road, but I think the FCC requires such devices to accept any local signals.
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Old 01-29-2012, 02:06 PM
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I also have the Iball. works great for around $100.00
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