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Old 11-21-2020, 01:42 PM   #1
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Ready Brute Elite 2 or Roadmaster system

I just bought a new Ford Range that I intend to use as a TOAD with my Thor Chateau 29G . I went to a couple of local RV and trailer dealers to get ideas and pricing. Beforehand, I figured I would use either a Blue Ox or Roadmaster base plate and tow bar and a built-in brake system like the InvisiBrake. But one dealer I went to recommended the Ready Brute Elite 2 system, which has its own built-in braking system using a cable. I plan to have someone install either way, I believe.

Both ways seem to get good reviews online, and pricing is similar, I believe, once you include all of the necessary stuff. Which is easier to hook up and disconnect the TOAD from the RV? Which is more reliable and requires less maintenance down the road? Any advice is appreciated.
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Old 11-21-2020, 03:27 PM   #2
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Probably a “Ford vs Chevy” question but I tow my Jeep with a Blue Ox tow bar and a Stay in Play brake system and it’s difficult for me to imagine an easier or better engineered system. I think the Blue Ox and Road Master systems are more common but, of course, that doesn’t make them “better”.
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Old 11-21-2020, 05:21 PM   #3
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Ready brute for my jeep. Works great

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Old 11-21-2020, 09:30 PM   #4
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We have the roadmaster base plate, tow.bar and invisibrake. All works flawlessly and easy to use. We pull a wrangler so not sure how much different it works for other brands but can’t imagine it being easier.
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