Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 07-05-2015, 04:20 PM   #1
Junior Member
Join Date: Jan 2015
Posts: 4
Which 5th wheel hitch for a Blue Ridge 3600RS

We just purchased a 2015 Silverado 3500 Duramax Diesel dully long bed and want to know the best 5th wheel hitch to use to pull our Blue Ridge 3600 RS. Any suggestions?
We currently have a super glide pull rite we used on our shorted GMC truck. Suggestions from the RV dealer is a Reese 20K. A suggestion from the Chevy dealer is a B&W companion hitch because it is easier to take out of the truck.

Please respond. We plan to purchase one very soon.

Roxyranger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-05-2015, 07:32 PM   #2
Senior Member
Major's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2014
Location: Troy, NC
Posts: 109
I went with the B&W Companion as it had the Ford bed puck mount and was a lot cheaper than the Reese. Mine is also a 20K. My F-350 is a 4WD DRW and I really debated about some of the others as the high bed and wide rear fenders are a bit of a challenge for me with the hitching and unhitching (I am only 5'6") but I liked the puck mount. I bought a small collapsible step ladder and just stow it in the basement to counter my height.

Major is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-05-2015, 07:50 PM   #3
Senior Member
Ford Idaho's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: Idaho
Posts: 9,840
2016 F350 6.7L LB CC Reese 28K 2014 Chaparral Lite 266sab
"Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety." 2014 19 days camping 2015 17 days camping201620 days camping
Ford Idaho is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2015, 09:03 PM   #4
Senior Member
Join Date: Dec 2014
Posts: 557
I have the B&W Companion with the undermount goose neck. This is on my 08 GMC DRW. Easy to take in and out and leaves a flat bed when removed. This is my second hitch the first being a Reese 16k. The B&W is smooth, and tight with no wind up while stopping as the Reese did. You can't go wrong with the B&W.
Sierra360PDEK is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-09-2015, 09:10 PM   #5
Senior Member
davel1971's Avatar
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Seaford, De
Posts: 2,377
B&W is a great choice. Curt is what I use, and works great. Both of these are quality "made in the USA" products. Reese is "made in China".
David & Lynn
2014 Coachmen Chaparral Signature 327 RLKS
2016 Ford F350 Lariat CC Dually
davel1971 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-02-2015, 03:20 PM   #6
Blue Ridge 3600
Join Date: Jan 2015
Location: New Caney
Posts: 17
I use a Curt 20K hitch. Really like it and its a quality product. I also have a 3600 RS.
billg is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-16-2017, 11:34 PM   #7
Join Date: Jun 2016
Posts: 83
None better than BW
JR Smith is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-17-2017, 08:02 AM   #8
Senior Member
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 289
Generally you choose on features. They all tow. My brother has a scrawny no-name hitch, but it works.
2014 Blue Ridge 3715BH <- Read the saga
2013 Sierra 3500HD Denali CCLB DRW 4x4 Duramax w/ Reese 20K

USN Retired (26 years), but not Retired retired
Home Port Orlando
Narboza is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-10-2017, 07:20 PM   #9
Senior Member
SilverbackMel's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Dacula, Georgia
Posts: 1,283
I have a Curt, but, I NEVER remove it. HEAVY; HEAVY; did I mention HEAVY?? . Gets the job DONE; paired with top of the line TrailAir pin box. Smmmmoooooth!!
Covered with Roll n Lock slider bed topper.
SilverbackMel is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-2017, 12:13 PM   #10
Senior Member
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Warsaw,NC
Posts: 7,184
Originally Posted by JR Smith View Post
None better than BW

spock123 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-2017, 12:30 PM   #11
Join Date: Mar 2017
Location: In a 5th wheel
Posts: 55
I really like my Andersen Aluminum Ultimate. Only weighs 35 pounds and hooking up the trailer is super easy and nothing in the bed that needs to be latched or connected.
skidsareforkids is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-29-2017, 05:53 AM   #12
Senior Member
mbbutler's Avatar
Join Date: Apr 2016
Posts: 262
X2 Andersen Hitch

mbbutler is offline   Reply With Quote

5th wheel, blue ridge, hitch, wheel

« Pests | Plant tour »
Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

» Featured Campgrounds

Reviews provided by


This website is not affiliated with or endorsed by Forest River, Inc. or any of its affiliates. This is an independent, unofficial site.

Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:42 PM.