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Old 02-14-2012, 03:16 PM   #1
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Free hitch?

I've been thinking of ordering a 8528rkws and noticed in the brochure for 2012 that they list a Reese Revolution hitch as standard equipment. If this is true, are they supplying the hitch to the dealer or just giving the dealer credit. The dealer I talked to didn't even know that was in there. How do I know that I'm not being charged twice for a hitch?
Has anyone come up against this yet?
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Old 02-14-2012, 03:56 PM   #2
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Are you sure that you're not referring to the Reese Revolution pin box? That's what's standard on the Rockwood/Flagstaff 5th wheels. You'll still need a 5th wheel hitch in your truck bed.

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Old 02-14-2012, 05:31 PM   #3
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You are absolutely correct Dave. I just looked it up. It allows for pulling a fifth wheel with as small as a six foot box and you can make a turn at more than 90 degrees. No slider.
It was just a little confusing that they called it a "hitch", but I guess technically it is the other half of the hitch.
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Old 02-14-2012, 05:45 PM   #4
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Is that Reese Revolution similar to a Sidewinder?
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Basiclly they are the same thing, they do the same job but look slightly different. Check them out on you-tube.
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Old 02-15-2012, 04:11 AM   #6
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I have a sidewinder and it is not fitted, (long story of dealer screw up), I have a short box with a slider. In over 30 campsites I have only ever used the slider once and even then I shouldn't have bothered.

I thought the sidewinder was a wonderful must have when I bought the RV, not so.

Its for sale if any one wants it.
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Old 02-15-2012, 09:46 AM   #7
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The Reese Revolution is a pin box, not a hitch. The Sidewinder and Revolution work on the same principle. The Sidewinder is an after market add on, and the Revolution is factory installed in the build process.

I have the Revolution on mine, and love it. Never think a thing about turning as sharp as I want with the SB truck.
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Mine has the reese revolution on it as well but bought it last fall and still haven't used it. Can't wait until May rolls around and I flnally get to use it.
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