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I was wondering what your opinion is on trailer brake controllers. Which ones are the best? and what to look for with them. Just curious about this, might be in need of getting one soon, and want to get something good. thanks for any info.

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I think towing a large trailer a brake controller is necessary. As far as a good one I got mine from U hall store. I think northerntool sell the same one now here.
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I Love my prodigy very good controller. def. look for something inertia activated. This means that the harder you hit the pedal the more juice it sends to the brakes..I E more stopping power sooner.

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I use the Tekonsha Prodigy, too. I have had a few others but they have never felt as intuitive as the Prodigy. Actually I am getting ready to replace the one in my International because I don't like the one the county put in the truck.

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Alright, thanks for the info on this, I have never had or used a break controller. Didn't really know which way to go. Had looked at the Max brake, I think it is, and had looked at some just cheap controllers, but I want something good to put in, not a problem.

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Which of these two controllers would be the best?

http://www.etrailer.com/p-90185-3020...eid=2002106285

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http://www.etrailer.com/p-90195-3020...eid=2002106285

Just wondering which of these two would be better? Thanks for any input

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Any input on deciding between these two controller???

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I had the Prodigy in my 2005. I have the P3 in my 2008. They function the same really. The P3 has different color display options and what-not. Performance-wise the Prodigy is a better buy IMO.

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