Equa-Flex Cushioned Equalizers - Double Eye Springs - Tandem Axle - 6K to 8K

Equa-Flex Cushioned Equalizers - Double Eye Springs - Tandem Axle - 6K to 8K

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  • Equalizers
  • Equalizer Upgrade Kit
  • Double Eye Springs
  • Tandem Axle
  • 7-1/2 Inch Long
  • Lippert Components
These rubberized equalizers replace the standard equalizers on your tandem-axle trailer's double-eye leaf spring suspension. The rubber cores absorb road shock and help reduce chucking for a smooth ride. Sturdy steel construction. Lowest Prices for the best trailer leaf spring suspension from Lippert Components. Equa-Flex Cushioned Equalizers - Double Eye Springs - Tandem Axle - 6K to 8K part number LC279688 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Lippert Components Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension - LC279688

These rubberized equalizers replace the standard equalizers on your tandem-axle trailer's double-eye leaf spring suspension. The rubber cores absorb road shock and help reduce chucking for a smooth ride. Sturdy steel construction.


Features:

  • Leaf-spring suspension upgrade kit provides a smooth ride for your tandem-axle trailer
  • Cushioned equalizers replace the cast equalizers that came standard on your trailer
    • Rubber cores minimize chucking (back-and-forth movement) and help to absorb road shock
    • Sturdy steel construction with corrosion-resistant, yellow powder coat finish
  • Durable bronze bushings come pre-installed
  • Quick, simple installation
    • Bushings insert into equalizer bolt holes
    • Center hangers (sold separately) suspend equalizers
    • Springs attach to ends of equalizers with bolts and shackle straps (sold separately)


Specs:

  • Application: tandem-axle trailers with double-eye leaf springs
  • Axle capacity: 6,000 lbs - 8,000 lbs
  • Center and top bolt hole diameters (w/ bushings installed): 9/16"
  • 1-Year limited for equalizers


Lippert 279688 Equa-Flex dimensional diagram

Absorbs Road Shock and Reduces Chucking

Upgrade your trailer's suspension for a smoother ride with these cushioned Equa-Flex equalizers. These units deliver a ride as smooth as you'd get with torsion axles, but at a fraction of the cost. The rubber cores effectively absorb vibrations and bumps and reduce the back-and-forth movement known as chucking. Unlike standard cast equalizers, the Equa-Flex's rubber cores soak up this energy like a sponge instead of transferring it to your trailer and cargo. The result is a more comfortable ride with less wear and tear on your trailer.


Easy Installation

Illustration of a tandem axle trailer suspension system

It's easy to upgrade your trailer's standard suspension with a set of cushioned Equa-Flex equalizers. To begin, insert one bushing into each of the bolt holes on the equalizers. You will need 10 standard suspension bolts and 8 shackle straps (each sold separately) to incorporate the equalizers into your trailer's suspension system. Two of the suspension bolts will be used to suspend the equalizers from the center hangers, and the other 8 bolts will be used with the shackle straps to attach the equalizers to the double-eye leaf springs. If you would like to replace the bolts that attach the springs to your front and rear hangers as well, you will need 4 additional suspension bolts (sold separately).



279688 Lippert Components (LCI) Trailair Equa Flex Rubberized Suspension Enhancement Equalizers for Tandem Trailer Axles - 6,000 lbs to 8,000 lbs Capacity

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Video of Equa-Flex Cushioned Equalizers - Double Eye Springs - Tandem Axle - 6K to 8K


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




Video Transcript for Review of Lippert Components Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension - Equalizers - LC279688

Today, we're taking a look at the equa-flex cushion equalizers. Now this release spring suspension upgrade kit provides a smooth ride for your tandem axle trailer. So if you notice that your trailer rides really rough or if you can feel the transfer of movement from the vehicle or from the trailer to the vehicle, then this is definitely a kit worth considering. They're cushioned. So these equalizers feature a nice cushion design and it replaces the cast equalizers that come standard on your trailer. So internally, you can kind of see a portion of it here, there's a rubber core which drastically minimizes the amount of chucking, that's the back and forth movement, and it helps to absorb road shock.

So not only is this going to result in a smoother ride, but it's gonna better protect whatever it is that you're hauling or carrying in or on your trailer.The casing right here, is a sturdy steel construction with corrosion resistant yellow powder coat finishing on it. We have durable bronze bushings that come pre installed in the holes, and it's a quick, simple installation. Again, the bushings are pre installed into the equalizer bolt holes. Center hangers are designed to suspend the equalizers hangers or on your trailer. If you don't already have hangers on your trailer, those are sold separately and available on our website at etrailer.com.

Then your springs, your leaf springs would attach to the ends of the equalizers with bolts and shackle straps. That's all sold separately as well. If you don't already have it, you can check out those items at etrailer. This is designed for tandem axle trailers with double eye leaf springs. Axle capacity is 6000 pounds to 8000 pounds.

Last thing I want to mention, the diameter of the hole with the bushings installed. Each one has a diameter of nine sixteenths. That's going to do it for today's look at the equa-flex cushioned equalizers.


Customer Reviews

Equa-Flex Cushioned Equalizers - Double Eye Springs - Tandem Axle - 6K to 8K - LC279688

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (50 Customer Reviews)

These rubberized equalizers replace the standard equalizers on your tandem-axle trailer's double-eye leaf spring suspension. The rubber cores absorb road shock and help reduce chucking for a smooth ride. Sturdy steel construction.

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Installed today on 38 foot fifth wheel with dual axles, 4 hours start to finish. Also changed to the heavy duty shackles and wet bolts. Fairly easy once you figure it out. 593878



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Just to say shipping was great and fast, install took place several days later and that went very well also. Plans are to try out the new install in the coming weeks, I see no problems, very satisfied from cost to install even with age and fiscal handicaps. Thanks etrailer for appears to be a solid design product. I would recommend this product over a flex design after 4 years needed replacement. 612517



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Product was exactly what I needed. 442358



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The product was easy to change. I replaced the equalizer with the same replacement. The little arm that the shackles hook to was broke. 553862



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After 10 years of wear and tear it was time to replace my equaflex system. As always etrailer staff was very helpful getting me the correct replacement parts and any upgrade parts I had questions about. Shipping was fast and the package came in damage free. Installation was a breeze and straight forward. I also added wet bolts to the spring hangers and shackles. A very good upgrade for most RV suspensions. Very satisfied customer and etrailer is definitely my go-to company. 576018



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Worked great. Not sure if lube needed on bushings. Seams the requirements for lube leaves customer wondering. I put some on anyway. Standard bolts. Thankyou for prompt shipping. 435756



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Fast Free shipping arrived as stated. Best price. Replaced 10 year old Equa Flex. The rubber was cracked and compressed. Installation was simple. Came with bronze bushings. The Box it came in had other items and was very heavy causing the box to break down. 564793



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Received the equalizer a little after lunch today. Had the passenger side of the trailer done in about an hour after some choice words getting the old one off. Putting this in was simple, and should make a good ride and stop wearing my tire out. 327087



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I bought these to replace the worn-out ones I had on my trailer. It was approximately two hours install per side. I purchased all new standard bolts with never fail bushings along with all new straps. I was told I could replace the brass bushings with never fail bushings when I purchased the set. When I received equa-flex equalizers I noticed they all had pressed in brass bushings so I was not able to use the never fail bushings. I had to go down to the local trailer store to to purchase six wet bolts. All in all I am happy I just have six extra bolts and six extra never fail bushings. 445546



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I upgraded to the 6-8000 lbs. Equlizers on my 2014 Redwood fifth wheel . I have had 2 leaf springs break within 2 months . I did some reasearch and found an issue with the shackle bushings failing so I also went with the heavy duty wet bolt kit. Included is a video of the equlizers doing their job. 516452



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The product is amazing; however, the kit didn’t come with the Stover Nuts to put it all together. I’ve had the kit for a year and just installed it last weekend and noticed it came with no nuts.???? And trying to find 7/16 x 20 Stover Nuts is almost impossible...but I did. I would recommend a little better quality control on the items required to be in the box. I no longer need them since I’ve already purchased them from another source. 650407



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No problems, it has improved the ride on my RV. 634595



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Perfect fit and replacement for old system. Fast delivery. 619284



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Excellent service as well as pricing 609348



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Nice folks and great item! Shipped like lightning speed! Thanks again! 563001



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They worked good just put them on 8/10/ 18 552033



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Heavy duty quality product, arrived quickly. Bought to upgrade my new toyhauler and give it a small lift to give me more bed clearance 509063



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- LC145545
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Used this to upgrade on my 2014 Columbus Palomino rv, they have a poor setup and this has really improved the ride. 220836



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


I received my Equa-flex cushioned equalizers along with the Never-Fail bushing kit both by Lippert. I did take delivery as projected by etrailer and have had them installed on my 5th wheel. So far, they are performing well and have given me peace of mind as we prepare to embark on a 10 - 15K trip to the west and northwest U.S. from Florida. etrailer services and tech center were excellent. Cathy T.is exceptional! 609473



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Product arrived on time and in good condition. Installation is no problem, took about 2 hours. Test drove unit about 30 miles after installation. Must drive more miles before I can rate performance of the product. 469210


Comments

Works good trailer seems to ride better

Robert - 01/24/2019

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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


We are so happy to learn about etrailer from our friend. Our experience ordering from etrailer was so pleasant working with Crystal. She was very knowledgeable and everything that we needed to replace the springs on our trailer and recommended items that we would need to make our installation perfect! Thank you so much for being available. We will definitely recommend etrailer to our friends and family. 474749



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Worthy upgrade from the stock factory Equalizers, I have a much improved ride it is smother less bounce and jerkiness. Install was straight forward remove the bolts holding the old equalizers on just make sure you have a couple of jacks and jack stands as I needed to tease the springs back into place. Use the jack stands to hold up the trailer and jacks to move the axle and spring into proper alignment with the new equalizers. The fit isn't the same as the old ones I had but more then easy to get the bolt holes to line up. Also don't be surprised the factory bushings are worn out, replaced mine with brass bushings and they can be greased. 574906



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


So far, so good. Haven't really tested them, but the bounce in the suspension is gone and the trailing is significantly better. 341551



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


This product is excellent, and every RV should have them installed in place of the inferior manufacture supplied suspension parts. I installed them with minimal tools, and it took about an hour for each side. An impact wrench is very useful for this chore. I would highly recommend this product. 356326



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


I was somewhat surprised that the item already had scratches on it like someone had tried to install them before. Otherwise I’m looking forward to using them on my next trip. 539475



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


I had to replace the original set on my trailer because they were rusted and the shackle bolts were seized. E trailer didn't have these in stock and had to get them from the manufacture so there was some delay. Straight forward installation once I received them. 307706



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Etrailer is definitely the company to order from--best prices, fast shipping, and courteous service. We have no option other than to use this Lippert part on our fifth-wheel and replace it every other year because we travel so many miles. Will definitely continue to order from Etrailer. 192532



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Exactly what we need, exactly what we received ! perfect service. 336386



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Product has performed very well with about 17,000 miles since I switched to wet bolts and thicker shackles. 475763



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Great product. My camper came with these when I purchased it new in 2012. I had a leaf spring break on our last trip and decided to replace the equalizers while replacing the springs. They do a great job with absorbing shock from rough roads which improves handling and track of the camper. I recommend this product and I recommend etrailer.com. Prices and selection are good and the fast, free shipping is definitely a huge plus. Attached are photos of the installation which include pics of the old ones that I replaced. 573531



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Katherina T helped me with the phone order of this product. It arrived within 5 business days and was relatively easy to install, even for me a novice at mechanicing. Our travel trailer tows noticeably better since. 247508



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


I watched the video, compared to other options, and chose this item. Install was fast once lined up. Test drive was great- took my 26' travel trailer over a pretty bad road. Road effect was less, my pickup jumped around less, and my neck is thankful. This equalizer replaced a Dexter Axle 13-142. Although the measurements are not exact as the original, the fit was fine and gives me approx one extra inch of tire to fender clearance. 570428



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


They work as described............ Planned on installing "Never Fail Bushing" in place of the Bronze factory installed ones...............NOT POSSIBLE. The inside diameter of the bushing hole is undersized and not 11/16"............ Kind of disappointing. What do I do later when the Bronze bushings wear out??? Buy another set of equalizers?? 450796


Comments

Leroy,I contacted Lippert and it is possible to change out the integrated bronze bushings for never fail bushings on the sides of the equalizer. The original bushings can be switched out for 11/16 bushings.

-- Heather A - 11/10/2017

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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


I replaced the stock "Dexter" equalizers with these as part of a project to replace the springs to correct axle tracking problem. They do a great job with road vibration, the items I left on a counter were still there. They would have been on the floor before the replacement. 420656



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


I bought these to replace the original worn out Equa-flex kit on my triple axle toyhauler. My camper is a 2013 model, and all the rubber components were cracked and had lost quite a bit of their elasticity. This kit was a perfect bolt in replacement. Though the kit arrived with some cosmetic blemishes, the quality was better than I expected. The equalizers come with bronze bushings in all but two of the spring eye positions. The bushing were tight, and my new bolts needed to be tapped in. The equalizers fit perfectly with all my suspension components, and all dimensions were correct. I will be paying more attention to my suspension from now on, and hope to get many more years out of these new equalizers. 302117



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Looks like a nice product, but I was told that bolts and bushing would be included. The bushings appear to be installed, but there are no bolts leaving me short 6 bolts, 3 per side. Now i will need to order six more bolts or find them locally to finish my project. Those of you buying this product you will need to buy the center hanger bolt and the two shackle mount bolts per side. 433040



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Good pricing and very speedy delivery, product arrived in good shape and exactly as described. I would recommend working with eTrailer on anything you need for your trailer. 527750



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


First I must say what great customer service I received when I called to order the Equa-flex for my trailer. I talked to Rose in sales and she helped me pick the right suspension enhancements for my trailer. I installed the Equa-flex 5-6k and the Dexter heavy duty shackle kit on my 30' 2016 Forrest River Wildwood. The kit and the instructions were easy to read and understand. The kit is definitely an upgrade over the stock suspension, just look as t the pictures I provided. The trailer rides smooth and handles great. I will be installing the Equa-flex kit and shackle kik it on my Dads trailer this year. Thanks Etrailer for your great products and customer service. 558671



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Had to replace original tandem axle equalizers due to failure on my 26 foot fifth wheel trailer. (See picture of broken equalizer below) This was an exact replacement with kit LC 1594011, and never fail tandem axle suspension kit LC 81285. This is a very straight forward easy installation, the hardest part of which is jacking and blocking the trailer up to get the weight off the axles. Once the tires are off and the trailer is blocked up the axles move fairly easily to expedite installation of the new tandem equalizers. 435269



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Great product, great company to deal with. Install was a little challenging but worth it I hope. Took trailer for a test run after install, trailer rode smoother. The only thing i could add would be, if I have 2-1/4” shackle plates I don’t need the 3-1/4” plates, maybe reduce the cost a little. 492572



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Received order quickly. Parts fit as they should. 608242



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


The Equa-flex system that I installed seems to live up to what is advertised the ride on the trailer is more stable and less abrasive. 607997



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Received order within a few days. Everything as expected. 606434



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Excellent shipping the product was pretty easy to install I have not pulled it anywhere yet I installed them on my 40 foot fifth wheel RV going November on a trip can’t wait to see had it Does thanks etrailer 571519



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


This is an absolutely wonderful company to do business with. Sending an item back is effortless. I would order again anytime. You can't go wrong! 564241



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Great product fit perfect.No problems 496639



- LC314336
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


Very easy install, about 1/2 hr a side. Made huge difference, would highly recommend!! 381227



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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


arrived super quick. had installed for $260, only took about 2 hours. 254639



- LC145545
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Review from a similar Lippert Components Equa-Flex in Trailer Leaf Spring Suspension


So far our new suspension has worked well and has performed great. 247945


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  • Based on the 12,400-lb base weight of your 2016 Reflections 357BHS you should have the Equa-Flex Cushioned Equalizer # LC279688 which works with 6K to 8K axles. The wet bolt to use is part # LC126238; you will need 7 for each side of the trailer, so 14 in total. For Never Fail bushings use kit # LC279685, or for nylon bushings use # 721590.
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  • Recommended Suspension Enhancement For Lift On 2004 Weekend Warrier Toy Hauler LE 3105
  • You are on the right track. The Equa-Flex Cushioned Equalizers - Double Eye Springs - Tandem Axle - 6K to 8K # LC279688 will give you a suspension enhancement and give you a little bit of a rise. With this system you will need 14 wet bolts # 126B2 (8 for shackle straps, 2 for equilizers, and 4 for springs) so you are right on that. These are compatible with the # SP-053275 leaf springs. It is recommended that you tack weld your axle where the springs ride when you flip the axles, so...
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Notes: Kit has a lot of scratches on one of the pieces but othewrwise new and unused.

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