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Old 01-07-2014, 01:21 PM   #51
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Sure thing. Stay warm, we'll be back in the 80's by Friday...

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When it warms up here in FL, I'll take it off a get some pictures if you remind me tomorrow or the next day with a pm. CRS has been working overtime on me.
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Old 01-07-2014, 03:54 PM   #52
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When it warms up here in FL, I'll take it off a get some pictures if you remind me tomorrow or the next day with a pm. CRS has been working overtime on me.
Hay old man just get out of your chair and take a picture for the guy. I'm playing a small violin for you suffrage sitting in Florida today. It's 9 degrees here for a high today, so quit stroking the guy and show off your work.......
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Old 01-12-2014, 11:03 AM   #53
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Love to see the finished product...any pics?
Finally remembered to get some pictures, they're not very good, but you will at least get an idea. The flat plate on the back is the shelf for the moving plate that rests on it and pivots on the tonneau cover when towing.
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Old 01-12-2014, 08:16 PM   #54
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I was going to activate mine before I hit the road fulltime in a couple of months. Now I'm having second thoughts. Choices, choices.
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Old 01-13-2014, 12:34 AM   #55
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Well, the choice is, of course up to you...
I must say I really like the hitch. We have a short bed truck and it really makes the manoeuvring a lot easier. What I don't like is the hitching/unhitching. I think the idea is good it just needs a bit more work to perfect it. I hope Reese (or whoever it is now) will keep working on it!!

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Wow, nice work

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Finally remembered to get some pictures, they're not very good, but you will at least get an idea. The flat plate on the back is the shelf for the moving plate that rests on it and pivots on the tonneau cover when towing.
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Old 01-13-2014, 07:18 AM   #57
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There's definitely some work to be done on that wedge. I cringe whenever I need to detach knowing I need to hook up again.
A pin catcher for the Revolution would be nice too.

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Well, the choice is, of course up to you...
I must say I really like the hitch. We have a short bed truck and it really makes the manoeuvring a lot easier. What I don't like is the hitching/unhitching. I think the idea is good it just needs a bit more work to perfect it. I hope Reese (or whoever it is now) will keep working on it!!

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Old 01-14-2014, 11:00 PM   #58
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hello all, i'm new to this forum. we have had our 8281 ws for 6 months and have only brought it home 100 miles and taken it to storage 14 miles. however, the revolution hitch has been tough for me to hook up to. I thought it was just me. i think i have hooked and unhooked about 5 times to learn the technique. need more experience i guess. as for the pin, mine moves with a firm push.

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Old 02-01-2014, 04:28 PM   #59
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I just found out that my hitch manufacturer (Pro Series 16k) makes a custom wedge for the Revolution. I wonder if it would make hookup any easier?
http://www.etrailer.com/Accessories-and-Parts/Reese/30850.html
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Old 02-01-2014, 04:42 PM   #60
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...as for the pin, mine moves with a firm push.sam
I don't know if it's my homemade wedge or the fact that I raise the pin box just enough that it has to slide up the hitch ramp and raise the pin box about 1/4" max. Have no problems hitching. My pin box will not move without at least a 4'-5' pipe on the end of a pipe wrench. It was checked out in Goshen by the 2 guys from Reese that actually designed it. Said it was good after the completely disassembled it. Re torqued the 1-1/2" nut to 80 lb/ft and then more to the next cotter pin hole that lined up. Love the hitch.
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