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Old 09-22-2016, 02:20 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by NMWildcat View Post
These type of weight comments always crack me up. If you follow all the supposed weight rules we would all being pulling 20' rigs with semi tractors. My 5ver GVWR is 12155, dry weight 10k. The only time it comes close to squatting my 2500 level is when the back of my truck is full of fire wood, fuel cans, 30 gallons of water, and the 5ver. I'm thinking his 350 will be fine with whichever of the popular 5vers he picks��
Funny but quite an exaggeration. Just because you can does not mean you should. There are risks to exceeding either payload capacity and tow capacity and often times people fail to consider the payload capacity. I think the point folks are making here is for the OP to consider these factors.

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Old 09-22-2016, 03:39 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by JAClend View Post
If your prep package includes a gooseneck receiver then I would suggest looking at the B&W Companion hitch. The hitch mounts into the gooseneck receiver thereby eliminating the need for bed-mounted rails.
I have the 20K B&W installed in my F250 with the factory puck system, so no bed rails are required. It is quite eash to remove if I need to haul something. I have the 6 3/4 foot bed and have yet to encounter a problem with truck cab clearance on sharp turns. The B&W was much cheaper, American made and I liked the build design much better than the Reese

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