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Old 05-02-2012, 05:22 PM   #101
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Neil, give me a break!
If it is not door pistons it is hitch pin catchers...

It has been raining since it came in!
The weekend is spoken for.
Maybe next week!
No excuses herk....your retired.......the hitch head comes off...you have a Garage...and were all waiting... come on !!!!!
( after all that was the safety I as going to buy )
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Old 05-02-2012, 05:38 PM   #102
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No excuses herk....your retired.......the hitch head comes off...you have a Garage...and were all waiting... come on !!!!!
( after all that was the safety I as going to buy )
Yeah and Crusader would of had them mounted and put to good use! Well, Crusader what can you expect from an ex-govt employee? Well ok, ex-military, we should cut him some slack for his service to our great country. You get one more days reprieve Herk.
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Old 05-02-2012, 06:24 PM   #103
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onetonford, did you forget to lock your hitch?
Mine has no 'rack and pinion', not sure what that would be used for.
My DSP is spring loaded, and when I back into the king pin, that sucker slams shut like a bear trap. There is no way for it to slide open as yours seems to have done, but just to be sure, there is a locking pin.
Like I said, it is foolproof.
Same thing on the Hijacker I have, also built in Western Canada. They have now been bought out by a US firm.
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Old 05-02-2012, 06:44 PM   #104
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Same thing on the Hijacker I have, also built in Western Canada. They have now been bought out by a US firm.
I assume it is also "Foolproof"? Sure would like to see pictures of one of these designs, I might have to change because if anyone can mess something up, that would be me!
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Old 05-02-2012, 06:57 PM   #105
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I assume it is also "Foolproof"? Sure would like to see pictures of one of these designs, I might have to change because if anyone can mess something up, that would be me!
Got back to page 4of this thread, I put a link on there. And no in my world there is no such thing as foolproof. If I can screw it up I usually do
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Old 05-02-2012, 07:14 PM   #106
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Got back to page 4of this thread, I put a link on there. And no in my world there is no such thing as foolproof. If I can screw it up I usually do
Nice looking beefy hitch, if it is like Crocus', what makes it "Foolproof"? Don't quite understand where that comes from. I like the 3//4" retaining bar that looks like it could be "re-surfaced" should a groove get worn in it from pivoting or banging. Is it somewhat tapered to assure a tight fit?
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Old 05-04-2012, 04:38 PM   #107
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Safety latch install is a breeze!

Whoopee! Got 'er done!
Install of the safety latch kit from Butches http://www.butchsservices.com/ and the install was a breeze on my Reese 16K slider. The kit instructions are complete and excellent, as are the included drill bits and transfer punch. The job took about 2 hours layout to clean-up. This is a great product!!!! (and cheap insurance?)
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Old 05-04-2012, 07:11 PM   #108
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I have the blue ox on mine just for the extra security. I always put the x-chocks on before unhitching and give the pull test after a visual check of the pin capture.
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