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Old 08-09-2016, 11:12 AM   #11
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I have a Bed Saver on my hitch, I have dropped the camper on the bed once or twice, Bed Saver saved the bed on truck, I don't think the company makes them anymore. I think it was made by Blue Ox


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Old 08-09-2016, 11:22 AM   #12
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Good luck and hope you have a safe transit back home!
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Old 08-09-2016, 11:31 AM   #13
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I have a Bed Saver on my hitch, I have dropped the camper on the bed once or twice, Bed Saver saved the bed on truck, I don't think the company makes them anymore. I think it was made by Blue Ox


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Now come on Spock! You know exactly how many times you dropped it on the truck. It's not something you ever forget. I dropped ours once. Now the DW does the hook up tests
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Old 08-09-2016, 01:26 PM   #14
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I can honestly say Ive never dropped my 5er on teh bed of my truck. I have a Reese Dual Jaw slider and after it latches I always get out, get behind the truck and look to see the pin is not high hitched. That DID happen once but I caught it.

That habit saved me once, it can do the same for you.
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Old 08-09-2016, 01:44 PM   #15
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I can honestly say Ive never dropped my 5er on teh bed of my truck. I have a Reese Dual Jaw slider and after it latches I always get out, get behind the truck and look to see the pin is not high hitched. That DID happen once but I caught it.

That habit saved me once, it can do the same for you.
Good for you. I think most of us have those habits, but it's amazing the things that can happen when you get distracted or Murphie just decides to pay you a visit
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Old 08-09-2016, 02:23 PM   #16
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Why even post this, if there is no information any of us can use. Yes, I understand the litigation thing, but in that case, why even share it?

Bad things can happen if you do this, but I can't tell you what "this" is or how to prevent it.

I am sorry you were having issues and hope it gets resolved.
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Old 08-09-2016, 02:34 PM   #17
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Sorry to hear about your issues with your hitch. God bless you and your family and praise Him that you are all are safe. For others replying to this, what exactly is high hitching?
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Old 08-09-2016, 02:35 PM   #18
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Good for you. I think most of us have those habits, but it's amazing the things that can happen when you get distracted or Murphie just decides to pay you a visit
I agree that Murphy can pay a visit and it can be disastrous. I am a helicopter pilot by profession and if Murphy ever pays me a visit and I do not catch him on my pre-flight inspection it will quite possibly be my last day on earth. Therefore, I have another habit..........If I get interrupted, I start all over again to insure I have everything covered.

An ounce of prevention is more valuable than a pound of cure!

Im NOT telling anyone they are doing anything wrong, just putting out a bit of food for thought............
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Old 08-09-2016, 02:39 PM   #19
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we always do a test pull while keeping the front legs extended enough to keep any drops from hitting the truck. We also had to have our 5th wheel hitch repaired shortly after we bought it and had towed 2 times with it and a piece was broken. But I don't know the name of the hitch. (can't go check it for now) we were told by the dealership that we were very lucky to not lose the camper though. be safe and god Bless you with a safe trip home
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Here is what happened to my hitch.
PullRite problem
Good luck hope it works out for you.
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