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Old 03-20-2014, 10:23 AM   #1
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New to 5th wheels

I have just purchased a Chaparral signature 327rlks and a 2015 Silverado double cab long bed 3/4 ton diesel and need help deciding whether to go with a fifth wheel hitch or goose-neck with adapter?

I am unable to physically remove and replace the fifth wheel hitch so am considering going with a gooseneck and adapter. Is this a reasonable alternative?
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Old 03-20-2014, 10:39 AM   #2
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The Andersen Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection is likely your lightest option:
Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection

The B&W Companion hitch for its gooseneck installation comes out in 2 manageable pieces. I just set it down onto a furniture dolly and wheel it around. In fact, I need to yank mine out tonight for using my truck this weekend.

Other folks use hoists to engine lifts to get their fifth wheels in and out of their trucks.
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Old 03-20-2014, 11:31 AM   #3
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Welcome to the forum and congrats on your new Chaparral Signature 327rlks and 2015 Silverado double cab.
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