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Old 08-30-2015, 03:26 PM   #11
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I did find a good amount of info and YouTube videos, gonna go for it, will get the rail mounted, ordered the safety chains as well, figured couldn't hurt. Thanks for your posts back to me!
We to have the safety chains even though they're not required here, but you never know when and where a cop decides to give you a hard time when you don't have them.
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Old 08-31-2015, 08:03 AM   #12
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I did find a good amount of info and YouTube videos, gonna go for it, will get the rail mounted, ordered the safety chains as well, figured couldn't hurt. Thanks for your posts back to me!
I don't have the rail mounted version so I can't comment on how well it works. I paid $63 for a set of safety chains from Andersen because I didn't want to have the "IS required/IS NOT required" description beside the highway.
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Old 08-31-2015, 07:51 PM   #13
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Purchased the 32 pound aluminum version that attaches to my gooseneck ball. Traveled the northeast this summer and had no issues. Great hitch and easy to hook up 5ers. This is one of the best kept rv towing secrets.
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Old 09-02-2015, 06:46 AM   #14
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Anyone know if this hitch would affect the frame warranty on a 2016 Wildcat 314BHX?
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Old 09-02-2015, 07:06 AM   #15
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Granted, I've only read this in several different forums, but they have said Lippert has expressly said this hitch does NOT affect the warranty on the frame.
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Old 09-02-2015, 07:12 AM   #16
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Thanks for the quick response.... it's my understanding that the new wildcats don't use a Lippert frame though... can anyone confirm that?
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Old 09-02-2015, 07:31 AM   #17
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According to Forest River's website, it uses a new BAL NXG Drop-Frame. I have an email into the listed "Sales Team" under Contact US on BAL's website. I will report back with whatever (if any) response I get.
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Old 09-02-2015, 07:49 AM   #18
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According to Forest River's website, it uses a new BAL NXG Drop-Frame. I have an email into the listed "Sales Team" under Contact US on BAL's website. I will report back with whatever (if any) response I get.
That's awesome thank you so much!
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Old 09-02-2015, 08:10 AM   #19
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IMO the warranty issue seemed to be regarding the gooseneck adapters that drop the connection point 12 or more inches and providing a force on the rv frame. The Andersen moves the connection a couple of inches but does not change any vertical measurements. The frame is just sitting on the hitch. The offset also helped me get more clearance with my tailgate down which I needed so I could hook up at a angle. Another advantage of this hitch is there is no binding with side angles. It can tilt as much as needed which helps me since I turn my 5er around in a field at my house. I will be interested if anyone finds out what the frame reps will say.
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Old 09-02-2015, 09:58 AM   #20
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Here is a shot of the 32 lb aluminum version. First try at a picture.


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