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Roadmaster BlackHawk 2 All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar - Motorhome Mount - 2" Hitch - 10K

Roadmaster BlackHawk 2 All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar - Motorhome Mount - 2" Hitch - 10K

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Is this right for you? Product Expert Kristina F says:

Yes, if you:

  • Tow a Jeep, full-size truck or SUV
  • Like a clean, uncluttered look
  • Like to camp on rougher terrain - non-binding arms let you easily disconnect

No, if you:

  • Tow a small car that doesn’t require such a large weight rating
  • Don't like the look of a bulky crossbar on your towed car
The hassle-free latches on this hitch-mounted tow bar let you easily release your car, even at a hard angle or on unlevel ground. Stainless steel, telescoping arms and large hookup radius make connecting a snap. Easily folds up to store on your RV. Lowest Prices for the best tow bar from Roadmaster. Roadmaster BlackHawk 2 All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar - Motorhome Mount - 2" Hitch - 10K part number RM-422 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Roadmaster Tow Bar

  • Fits Roadmaster Base Plates - Crossbar
  • Fits Roadmaster Base Plates - Direct Connect
  • Hitch Mount Style
  • Roadmaster
  • Telescoping
  • 10000 lbs
  • Non-Binding
  • Stores on RV
  • Steel

The hassle-free latches on this hitch-mounted tow bar let you easily release your car, even at a hard angle or on unlevel ground. Stainless steel, telescoping arms and large hookup radius make connecting a snap. Easily folds up to store on your RV.


Features:

  • Tow bar lets you tow your vehicle safely and securely behind your motorhome
    • Slides into trailer hitch receiver on RV - no ball mount necessary
  • Non-binding design allows you to release your vehicle at any time, anywhere - even on unlevel ground
  • Large hookup radius makes connecting a breeze at any angle, even if your vehicle isn't perfectly lined up with your RV
  • Self-aligning design - just hook up and drive RV forward
    • Arms extend into rigid, tow-ready position and automatically lock in place
  • Extra-long telescoping arms allow for better maneuverability and easier towing
    • Stainless steel construction of inner arms allows for smooth operation
  • Strong, corrosion-resistant tow bar is built to last
    • FEA testing guarantees a strong finished product
    • Self-lubricated nylon bushings eliminate friction between the inner and outer arms for a longer-lasting, better-functioning system
    • High-tech powder coat finish provides additional durability
  • Cable guides protect wires and safety cables (sold separately) from getting damaged or tangled
  • Simple, secure storage alongside motorhome
    • Simply fold up the tow bar towards the RV and secure with the built-in storage latch
  • Fast, easy hookup and disconnect
    • EZ, EZ2, EZ4, Classic, and XL base plates use the included quick-disconnects
    • MX, MS, and EZ5 use the included pins and clips
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Compatibility: works with all Roadmaster vehicle-specific base plates
    • Can be adapted for use with Blue Ox base plates with an adapter
      • If your tow bar has serial number 16,500 or more use RM-031 adapter, if your tow bar has a serial number less than 16,500 use RM-031-5 adapter
  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Arm length (as measured from center of hitch pin hole to center of quick-disconnect bar):
    • Extended: 52-1/4"
    • Retracted: 41"
  • Weight capacity: 10,000 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Necessities for Flat Towing

For the RVFor the Towed CarTo Link the Towed Car and RV
HitchBase platesTow bar
Wiring plugBraking systemSafety cables
Wiring kit/diodesWiring adapter cord

Fast, Easy Hookup

This Roadmaster tow bar has a large hookup radius to ensure simple, secure hookup. What this means is that, even if your towed car is not perfectly aligned with your RV, you will still be able to make the necessary connections. To achieve this, the BlackHawk 2 has stainless steel, telescopic inner arms that adjust independently. In addition, these arms are able to pivot in and out, changing the spread. So, if your car is angled a bit behind your RV, you'll still be able to hook up by bringing the arms closer together and staggering the length so that 1 arm is longer than the other, allowing it to reach the more distant base plate.


The fact that the arms are extra-long also allows for a better turning radius. By putting more distance between your motorhome and your towed car, your entire setup will become easier to maneuver so that your towed car will track behind your motorhome without running the risk of hitting your RV during turns.


Quick-Disconnect

When using EZ, EZ2, EZ4, XL, or Classic base plates, quick-disconnects make it a snap to attach the tow bar to your vehicle. Other methods require you to maneuver each tow bar arm individually and perfectly line up tabs on the arms with tabs on your base plates. Roadmaster's unique design lets you connect and disconnect the tow bar quickly and easily, all by yourself.


The quick-disconnect brackets come in separate pieces. The pieces that are positioned on the ends of each tow bar arm interlock with matching brackets that attach to your Roadmaster base plates. Sandwiched between the tow bar arms is a sturdy crossbar that essentially turns the arms into a single structure. This crossbar allows you to lower the tow bar as a single piece onto the quick-disconnect brackets on your towed car so that you don't have to connect each arm separately. When lowering the tow bar onto the brackets, make sure that the tab on each bracket lines up with the hole in the matching bracket. Then just insert the linch pins through the holes in the tabs on top to secure the brackets together. To remove the tow bar, simply remove the pins and lift the tow bar off of the brackets. These convenient brackets also make it simple to mount any number of Roadmaster accessories, from basic safety cables to the Guardian rock shield.


Quick-Disconnect

If you have MS, MX, or EZ5 base plates, the arms will connect directly to the base plates. Just remove the quick-disconnect brackets from the ends of the arms and you will be left with lugs that fit into the base plate brackets. Once the lugs are set inside of the brackets, simply insert the included pins to secure them in place.


Non-Binding for Simple Disconnect

Freedom Latch

The Freedom Latch makes disconnecting this tow bar a breeze. This latch makes it easy to release the tension that can build up in a telescoping arm when the RV and towed car are not perfectly lined up. Just flip the latch to release the pressure, and the arms will be able to telescope freely, making it easy to disconnect the tow bar from the base plates. This allows you to disconnect even when you're at a hard angle or out of level.


Superior Testing Ensures Excellent Quality

FEA test

This BlackHawk 2 All-Terrain tow bar has been subjected to rigorous physical and computerized testing to ensure that it meets Roadmaster's exceptionally high standards. Throughout the design process, Finite Elemental Analysis (FEA) is done. Each of these tests display a 3-dimensional image of the tow bar while it is put under thousands of pounds of pressure. Areas of stress in the tow bar can then be located and studied so that those areas can be strengthened. This process is repeated until any weak spots, particularly those found in load-bearing components, are completely removed. The result is a durable, strong, and safe product.


Simple, Secure Storage

Storage LatchStored on RV

The BlackHawk 2 All Terrain can easily be folded up and stored on the back of your RV when not in use. After disconnecting the tow bar from your towed vehicle, push the arms of the tow bar together so that they are side by side. Fold the tow bar up toward the RV and the storage latch will automatically lock it in place.


Guide to Flat Towing

Flat towing your vehicle is much more convenient than using a trailer or a tow dolly. These other options take up much more storage space, leaving you less room both at home and at the campsite. In addition, securing your vehicle to a trailer or tow dolly can be a hassle and more time consuming than hooking up with a tow bar.


There are 5 basic components needed when flat towing a vehicle: a tow bar, a base plate kit, a safety cable set, tow bar wiring, and a supplemental braking system.


FlatTowing Components

The tow bar links your towed car to your motorhome. It attaches to the custom-fit base plates that install on the frame of your towed car. Safety cables ensure that your towed car does not separate from your motorhome in the event that your tow bar becomes detached. Tow bar wiring allows your towed vehicle's signal lights to sync up with your motorhome's tail lights, which is required by law in most states. Finally, the supplemental braking system - also required in most states - brakes your towed car when the brakes in your motorhome are activated, preventing wear on the motorhome and decreasing braking distance for your entire setup.



422 Road Master Black Hawk Two All-Terrain Hitch-Mounted Tow Bar

Item # RM-422

Installation Details RM-422 Installation instructions




Customer Reviews

Roadmaster BlackHawk 2 All Terrain, Non-Binding Tow Bar - Motorhome Mount - 2" Hitch - 10K - RM-422

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (43 Customer Reviews)

The hassle-free latches on this hitch-mounted tow bar let you easily release your car, even at a hard angle or on unlevel ground. Stainless steel, telescoping arms and large hookup radius make connecting a snap. Easily folds up to store on your RV.

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Pulled entire length of route 66 and then some. We had absolutely no issues with all of our etrailer equipment. Thanks for all of your help. 601729



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Heavy Duty and just as expected, I have not used it yet as my motorhome has not been delivered. My etrailer representative Joshua was VERY helpful. 936566



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Very helpful and knowable customer serv ice! 932576



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The tow bar and shipping are very good. The bar works like it is suppose to, hooks up easy and unhooks easy and pulls my 1/2 ton PU great!! Road Master makes great products 915361



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Very nice tow bar. I pull a full size pick up and don’t worry about it. It does make hooking up and disconnecting the tow rig much easier than my old Falcon tow bar. Highly recommend. 893014



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Works great with my 2019 Sierra Denali 866421



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This was the "best" choice for two bar for my F150. Thanks for all the help! 860073



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Thank you for going above and beyond to get this here quickly! It is much appreciated! 852533



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Great towbar 851491



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Awesome product. Love everything about it. Tows my 2019 ram 15 perfectly. 830871



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Hitch arrived in 2 days. Thanks Roger 830183



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Good product and solid and smooth transition while towing. 820725



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Product, delivery, and service have been excellent! 818326



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Excellent product, heavy duty and well built. So well built it has a cross-bar system in it that wasn't required for my recommended base plate. Seems to be a lot of extra money for something that can not be used with the products recommended. 816457



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Tracks true and moves freely. Pulling a full size double cab z71 silverado 816319



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We bought a Blackhawk Roadmaster 2 tow bar approximately a year ago. We have nothing but good luck with it. Hooks up easily to our Jeep. I could even do if need be. So much easier than the long trailer to tow. Don't even feel it behind the motor home. Definitely recommend it. 807721



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Have not towed with it yet but looks nicely made 766673



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Great top of the line 766152



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Purchased my road master black hawk tow bar a year ago I pull a f150 crew cab it’s it and absolutely love it , it is easy to hook up and unhook good strong tow bar 736262



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Easy to install and easy to use. Being newbies to the motor coach world, this tow bar is made for ease of hookup. It took less than five minutes to unhook and hook up. Love it! We did not use the base plate that came with it but chose to add the direct connect base plate with removable arms (RM-521424-5) This combination made it excellent to use! 693213


Comments
WE have only used the tow bar a couple times but have to say it is REALLY easy to hookup! Takes less than five minutes to get our Jeeep attached. Love it!
Peggy S - 08/24/2020

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Had lots of ? and customer service was great. The ordering process was really painless all items arrived earlier than estimated. Everything mounted as stated with ease. I just watched a videos which Made the install easy. We are flat towing a Jeep Wrangler JL. The Roadmaster base plate with arms look good on the vehicle. 653553



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Absolutely expert customer service and fast shipping. The help videos they have gave me the guidance I needed to install the baseplate on our 2014 explorer. VERY thorough. WILL SHOP HERE AGAIN! Thanks etrailer! 578989



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While this was very expensive, you get what you pay for. This is definitely worth every penny and more. I have towed my 2016 Dodge RAM 2500 behind my RV with this tow bar for more than 8000 miles. Everything has worked flawlessly. I have even had one occasion where being cut off in heavy traffic at about 50 mph I cut the RV very hard to avoid plowing into the truck that cut me off, and my truck behind me stayed right where it was supposed to and remained securely behind the RV. It is very easy to use and works flawlessly. 578184



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Very pleased in the condition of our packages when they arrived and how timely they arrived. 547968


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