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Old 07-22-2013, 05:58 PM   #1
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Lightweight heavy duty?.

Here is an interesting fifth wheel hitch.

http://www.andersenhitches.com/Catalog/5th-wheel.aspx

Looks like it would be harder to align when hitching, but maybe never hang up when unhitching.
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Old 07-22-2013, 06:07 PM   #2
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Interesting, but not something I'd use.
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Old 07-22-2013, 06:46 PM   #3
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Looks too flimsy for the forces exerted on these big rigs. As beefy as the B&W Companion hitch is, after 4 years and many, many miles, I found a couple of stress cracks in it. B&W sent me a new Companion Hitch to replace it, i.e., very good service. I sold my rig to a new owner with the new Companion Hitch.
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Old 07-23-2013, 02:52 AM   #4
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Think I would pass on this one
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Old 07-23-2013, 03:11 AM   #5
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I'll stick with my B & W. Easy to align and unhitch.
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Old 07-23-2013, 04:00 AM   #6
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Looks like too much trouble. An accident looking for a place to happen
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Old 07-23-2013, 04:49 AM   #7
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Controlling the load in an emergency is always on my mind. I guess 30+ years of owning wreckers and having rolled a travel trailer over have made me paranoid. Personally, I'll take safety every time.
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Old 07-23-2013, 05:41 AM   #8
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Awww but it says the future of the fifth wheel hitches....now I am more concerned about the future than I was yesterday...
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Looks like it would really be fun to line that thing up. I guess I could ask the DW to lay down in the bed of the truck and holler at me when that little ball is over the hole.
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