GORV - Digital Magazine Issue #41 | Page 35

HONOURABLE MENTION THE ON-ROAD BALL COUPLING There’s a reason why the humble 50mm Al-Ko ball coupling is fitted to tens of thousands of blacktop touring caravans in Australia. It is simple and reliable, and though it is rigid, with no in-built articulation, it does a perfectly good job on flat terrain and on mild undulations. A standard ball coupling will self-guide to a greater extent than any offroad pin coupling, too. Honestly, there’s something to be said for the simplicity of the basic ball coupling. WHICH AUSSIE COUPLING IS YOUR FAVOURITE?