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Old 09-08-2015, 09:59 PM   #1
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Flagstaff or Rockwood V-nose

Trying to order hitch before trailer arrives and found out some have "underslung" couplers as opposed to the coupler welded up on the top of the Aframe.

Looking at dealer sites shows 2015/2016 are standard welded up top. I did see a used 2012 with an underslung though.

Factory guy is out of office all week so that's out. Hate to have trailer come and no hitch. Dealer can't be trusted to supply a good hitch that I want. Been there and done that.

What do you have? Over of under?
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Old 09-09-2015, 05:40 AM   #2
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Have 2014 WJ & my coupler is underneath. Friend also has WJ & it too is under. I went with the Blue Ox SwayPro hitch & really do like it. Works well & very easy to set up & use.
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Old 09-09-2015, 05:44 AM   #3
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I have a 2013 Windjammer with the coupler underneath. I use an Equalizer hitch with no problems.
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Old 09-09-2015, 06:31 AM   #4
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My 2016 Rockwood Windjammer 3029W has the coupler below. I am using a Husky Centerline WDH.

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Old 09-09-2015, 06:53 AM   #5
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The 2016 WJ I ordered has the coupler below. I was looking at the manual for my current Equal-i-zer hitch and it shows putting the link plates on the trailer frame in the upside down position for V-nose trailers. So, the underside coupler must be pretty much the standard for the V-nose trailers.
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Old 09-09-2015, 07:08 AM   #6
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The 2016 WJ I ordered has the coupler below. So, the underside coupler must be pretty much the standard for the V-nose trailers.
Not true. V-lite come with the coupler on top and so much better to work with when using WDH. Later RJD
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Old 09-09-2015, 07:34 AM   #7
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I have to Laugh,the replies are like all the other Posts about Top or Bottom mount couplers! It is 2016 and they still are not Standard? Ours is Bottom and use a Reese Dual Cam! Some of the Members have said they have a 2016 and they have the Bottom Type,are they in the driveway or is that a guess? Youroo!!
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Not a guess. Look behind the dogs and the Jack Daniel's barrel.

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Old 09-09-2015, 10:09 AM   #9
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Mine is not a guess ether, in fact my 2011 had top mount on V-Lite. Yooroo you got an odd ball as usual Of course nomad 27 is side mounted. Later RJD
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Mine is Not a Guess either Bottom Mount as per my Pic in Post before! Youroo!! I Guess that the Members who have said On our ORDERED unit would lead me to believe that the Unit is NOT in Possession! We know that a unit on the Dealers lot does not mean the Next unit will be the Same! Youroo!!
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Good thing they make hitches that will work on top & bottom; not sure about side mounted.
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How about some pics of the windjammer coupler? Later RJD
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How about some pics of the windjammer coupler? Later RJD
Here you go look up/search Charles Firth Post on 6/4/2014 He has Pics and Info on all 3 Height WJ and V-Lite hitches,Plenty of Reading and Pic to look at! Youroo!!
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Youroo they need to be posted here so other folks can also see. Later RJD
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youroo, tried to find that post you recommended & no luck. What am I doing wrong?
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Now, Now boys!
Interesting post...I did a google search to discover not all V-Noses are created equal. It seems whatever hitch assembly is on the production line that day/week is what gets wielded to the nose frame -top or bottom. As long as it holds and does its job.
Is there really an advantage/disadvantage to top vs bottom? Just wondering.
93 degrees here today I like aceinspp solution
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Is there really an advantage/disadvantage to top vs bottom? Just wondering.

This should be good.

BTW The coupler on our Super-V is..................... on the top. No doubt it is the best. Although the side mount does intrigue me. Probably much less sway.
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Am I the only person with a side mount?

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nomad297...can you post a pic, this would be interesting to see.
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This thread is going to be as good as nitrogen.
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