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Bugaboo 05-25-2013 01:35 AM

Preferences for 5th wheel hitches
 
Hey, so along with looking for a truck, I am looking for a 5th wheel if the truck does not come with one. What is everyone's preferred brand and whatnot? What hitch do you use?

Looking for opinions on which to get. Let's pretend money doesn't matter in this situation, so offer me whatever you feel is best!

Thanks!

Phly 05-25-2013 01:42 AM

Do you want to haul mostly live stock or horse type trailers? If so, you'll likely find most are goose neck trailers, which is a ball hitch.

Where as a fithwheel is a kingpin hitch. Typically used in heavy trucking.

While there are adapters available, if your goal is a goose neck, an actuall goose neck hitch is much handier. Typically leaving the bed free to use openly. Where as a fith wheel will either be above the frame and permenetly in the way or have to be removed and stored to use the bed.
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Shorty01 05-31-2013 05:08 PM

I love the B&W Hitches. Will never use another.

F239141 06-07-2013 11:47 PM

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Originally Posted by Shorty01 (Post 2667665)
I love the B&W Hitches. Will never use another.


Ditto, Wish I still owned a truck with one!!!!!!!!!!


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