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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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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 - RM-422

  • Hitch Mount Style
  • 10000 lbs
  • Roadmaster - Crossbar Style
  • Roadmaster - Direct Connect
  • Roadmaster
  • Telescoping
  • 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 the Roadmaster Tow Bar to Blue Ox Brackets Adapter (RM-031 - sold separately)
  • 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

Installation Details RM-422 Installation instructions



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

Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for RoadMaster Blackhawk 2 All Terrain Tow Bar Review

Today, we're going to be taking a look at the Roadmaster Blackhawk II All-Terrain Nonbinding Tow Bar. There are five main components. For a flat tow setup, you have your base plate, you have your diode wiring kit, you have your braking system, your tow bar, and your safety cables. This tow bar is going to have a 10,000 pound weight capacity, and it's going to be a nonbinding tow bar, which gives you the ability to disconnect your vehicle on unlevel ground. We're going to have three pivot points. You're going to have one for both arms, allows your arms to work independently, side to side.

You're going to have two, which allows it to go up and down; three, which allows this to rotate side to side, so allows your tow bar to rotate side to side for driving on unlevel ground.The nice thing about this tow bar is it allows us to store it on the back of the camper. This spring loaded tab is what locks it in place in the storage position. Each arm will lock into place, and to disconnect for to unlock the arm, simply pull the lever, inaudible 00:01:07 the arm in. And another nice thing about this tow bar, that's going to set it apart from others, it's going to have channels on each arm for your safety cables, and for your wiring. This is going to help keep your safety cables and wiring from dragging on the ground.

This tow bar can be used with Roadmaster base plates and can be used with other base plates, but may require an additional adapter.One thing that I do want to stress is when you're hooking up your tow bar to your vehicle, you want to make sure that that angle is as straight as possible. What you're going to do is measure from the ground to the center of your receiver tube on your hitch on your RV, and the center from the ground to the center of your base plate, where your tow bar attaches. If that number's within three inches, you're good. If it's more than three inches, you may need to get a rise or a drop. That'll do it for our look at the Roadmaster Blackhawk II All-Terrain Nonbinding Tow Bar..


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   (27 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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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



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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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Does what it is supposed to do. Fairly easy to hookup for 75 year old. 544383



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Easy to find and order online. Fast shipping too! 543240



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We ordered tow mounts, road master tow bar and some accessories from etrailer for a 2009 Suburban. All the items arrived within a few days and packed in secure boxes. After just a little drilling the mounts went right on, the instructions are very detailed and easy to follow. I highly recommend etrailer.com for your towing needs. 427245



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Very happy with it, works as advertised. Don't think it will bend like the one it replaced. Thanks for the follow-up . 414659



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Excellent Town Bar. 378905



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If you are looking for a great tow bar, the BlackHawk 2 for you. I have an older Roadmaster (10) years old and it was still working great but we got a larger tow close to 6k so the 10k looked good. EZ to hook and EZ to unhook plus I like the Non-Binding. 337997


Comments
After a year on the road, this has worked well. The Non-Binding has never failed to get me unhooked. Before I unhook I wipe the rods down with cleaner and lube, hope to have this one 10 years.
Floyd H - 02/02/2018

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The product did 100% of what it was suppose to do. We have used this type of item many times over the last 15 yrs. We towed a large 4x4 truck behind our motorhome during the summer months. My wife and I even installed it ourelves.. 334344



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Great tow bar. Should handle what ever I pull. Fast shipping, great company. Can't wait to use it next week. 263751



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I used this tow bar to tow my 2013 Honda CR-V behind my motor home. This is a 10,000 lb bar that I used only because the 6000 lb bar was not available at the time of my need. The bar is very easy to install and hook up. The car does not have to be level or straight with the tow vehicle. Once hooked up a small left right movement of the two vehicles as you start moving locks the tow bar in place. Very easy to use. 260492


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This hitch is so easy to hook and unhook when I fell ill my wife absolutely had no problem getting the car hooked back up and getting us back on the road.
John J - 06/12/2017

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The tow bar is great, the shipping was fast and the customer service has been great. I'm very disappointed that I was not informed that the cables were not included. The item is totally illegal and unusable without them. They offered to sell and ship them to me but we needed them immediately. 240645



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Great product, very easy to install. Called Roadmaster with question and they were very helpful. 224782



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The tow bar is everything the advertisement promised. etrailer.com handled the order packaged and shipped all in a fast and expert fashion. This was my first order with them and being completely satisfied with them will be placing additional orders. My sales rep was Vince who not only answered all questions while making the purchase but has done a great job of after sales support. Could not be happier with the company. 219803



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Great heavy duty tow bar. Nicely made. My only complaint was that I purchased a base plate kit that does not need the tow bar cross support, but I did not see a version without it. It must add to the cost as it is a very complex weldment, but now I have a heavy piece of steel that is of no use to me. 175812



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Well made, beefy product. Nice finishes on exterior. It arrived quickly via UPS with slight packaging damage but the contents were undamaged. A protruding bolt worked its way through the box. Hook up to the towed vehicle MX style removable base plates was straightforward once the vehicle position was close. This is the first towbar I have used, but I can't imagine one being easier to use. My first outing was approx. 175 miles each way. The towed vehicle tracked nicely and smoothly. Unhooking the vehicle at the destination was equally easy even on an unlevel alignment with the motorhome. My only complaint is that the safety cables would not fit through the cable channels to keep the cables out of harms way. The cable are Roadmaster products so I feel there should have been some acknowledgment regarding this. 171246



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Great service at a reasonable price. Unit I ordered was perfect for my purpose. 114640



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Received timely and in good condition. Nice tow bar. Will shop etrailer again. 100911


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  • Base Plates, Tow Bar, Wiring, Safety Cables, Braking System to Flat Tow a 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee
    There are several components needed to flat tow your 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee behind your motor home. I have included a link to our FAQ article that explains each one for you to view. First, you will need to install base plates on the vehicle. Base plates provide a safe and secure attachment point on the vehicle for a tow bar. For your Grand Cherokee, I recommend Roadmaster XL Base Plates, # 1419-5. With these tow bars installed, you will need a tow bar compatible with XL base plates. I...
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