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Old 08-22-2015, 11:32 AM   #1
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Best 5th wheel hitch for 6 1/2 bed truck

Looking at purchasing a 5th wheel. Do I need the best of the best hitch out there? What are your recommendations? Do I need a sliding hitch? I have a 2015 2500 HD
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Old 08-22-2015, 11:36 AM   #2
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Rockwood & Flagstaff 5th wheels come with a Revolution/Sidewinder pin box. check them out.
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Old 08-22-2015, 08:15 PM   #3
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Anderson Ultimate 5th wheel hitch. Hands down the best hitch on the market!
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Old 08-22-2015, 08:29 PM   #4
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Reese Elite has a full claw surrounding the pin and a full binkley head. A great companion to my Reese sidewinder.
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Old 08-23-2015, 11:45 AM   #5
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I have a pullrite super glide. I love it. I never have to think about turning sharp or backing up.


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Old 08-23-2015, 12:25 PM   #6
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I have the B&W companion hitch and love it. Has locking lever that swings instead of pulling in/out and a pin to lock the lever so I know it is latched. Have been surprised at how well the 5er pulls compared to our TT.
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Old 08-23-2015, 12:32 PM   #7
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I thing the question is do you need a sliding hitch with a 6 1/2 foot bed. Some new fifth wheels have indentations on the front that allow a very good angle turn. My 29re does and I probably did not need a sliding hitch but for the one time I might need it I got a manual sliding hitch.... Have not had to slide it back yet
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Old 08-23-2015, 12:45 PM   #8
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I have a Rockwood with a Sidewinder pin box therefore do not need a sliding hitch for my 6.5' box. My hitch is a Reese Titan 16K, double jaws, with lifetime warranty.
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Old 08-23-2015, 01:01 PM   #9
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Have the 6.5 ft bed on our 2500HD and have a slider hitch.....reason being, I have a tri-fold truck bed cover that I let ride propped up on a slant above my TrailAir pin box...even though my front cap has the indentations in it for tight turns, I still get into my bed cover......so, I have to manually slide my hitch 10" to allow for clearance on tight campgrounds.....using a Reese Pro Series 16K.
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