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Old 01-23-2023, 05:55 PM   #1
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Towing hitch specs

From the website, apparently they made massive changes to the trailer hitch. If memory is right, they used to be rated at only 300 lb or so. Now they are 3000 lb. Maybe the 300 is weight on the hitch and 3000 is just what you can pull???
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Old 01-23-2023, 06:55 PM   #2
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YEP, 300 weight/3000 pull, pretty common for larger 5th Wheels.
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Old 01-24-2023, 07:42 AM   #3
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I noticed that it seems pretty well-built, on mine at any rate. I carry two e-bikes on it (supplemental straps to the ladder). I would think if they bothered to put in trailer wiring, it has to be substantial enough for something necessitating trailer lights/brakes.
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I think the ratings are 300 pounds weight / 3000 pounds pulling.

For what it's worth, here's a video I found on YouTube. I started this at approximately 1:38 (or so) because the first 1:30 is an advertisment. I was always a supporter of "double towing" and saw nothing wrong with it, until I watched this video. I don't double tow, never have, probably never will. But this video gives a LOT of information I didn't realize about the trailer hitch, and the entire structure of the trailer. It's well worth watching and, if nothing else, gives a different perspective about using that hitch on the end of the camper.

https://youtu.be/VL0Z4qQS5dw?t=100
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Old 01-24-2023, 09:35 AM   #5
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Thanks everyone. I agree with Dutchmen's video also.
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