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Brake Controler?

Im trying to deside what brake controler to buy, i have been looking at the Prodigy and the P3 by Tekonsha.
just wondering what you guys think is the P3 really worth it/nessecary or just extra fancy?
Im also open to suggestions of other controllers.

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I have had 4 different brands of controllers and the best I tried is the Tekonsha Sentnial. It is smooth and reliable. New they are around $85-$100. I have one in both trucks. One was in a truck I bought years ago and the other I bought off of E-Bay for $35 shipped. Heres a link.Tekonsha

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I have had the Prodigy units in all three of my trucks. I wouldn't go with anything else.

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My Prodigy unit has been flawless, have had it a bit over 3 years now
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+1 on the Tekonsha Sentinel.

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I have the genesis in mine... works like a charm. Able to control up to 4 axles, digital, has codes, tells you when the trailer is d/c or attached, etc... a bit pricey and not needed really but it matches my truck (color wise) haha

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I have the genesis in mine... works like a charm. Able to control up to 4 axles, digital, has codes, tells you when the trailer is d/c or attached, etc... a bit pricey and not needed really but it matches my truck (color wise) haha
nice, well its gotta look good right thats kinda what i was thinking about the P3 its probally not nessecary but its got a cool display and it changes colors

i have been thinking about how to mount it, i want to make something to hold both the controller and my commander display.

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well i have and my dad has had tekonsha for as long as i can remember as as long as you set them right we havent had any problems they work good i have the digital tekonsha i forget what model it is but i havent had any problems


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