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Old 12-30-2019, 04:06 PM   #61
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Any thoughts on the Gen-y Executive Fifth-Wheel Goose neck Conversion. It's very similar to the Reese pinbox but has a higher pin/tow weight. Looks as though it may be new to market.
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Old 12-30-2019, 04:26 PM   #62
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Any thoughts on the Gen-y Executive Fifth-Wheel Goose neck Conversion. It's very similar to the Reese pinbox but has a higher pin/tow weight. Looks as though it may be new to market.
Buddy of mine just switched to it. He's running about 22k with a car loaded into his toy hauler.

I think he only has 1-2 tows on it but is the kind of guy to deep dive on research.
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Old 12-30-2019, 08:23 PM   #63
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Thanks. Looks pretty solid
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Old 12-31-2019, 12:15 AM   #64
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This year I traded my F-250 8’ Long Bed 6.0 Power Stroke for an F-350 with a 6.7, but with the shorter 6 3/4 ft bed. I hated the thought of having the conventional 5er hitch consuming my truck bed. Having arthritis makes it a huge job to remove and replace the hitch when I need to use the bed of the truck. The perfect answer ended up being the Anderson hitch. I love this Anderson hitch for many reasons. Problem solved - never will go back to traditional 5er hitches.
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Old 12-31-2019, 08:48 AM   #65
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The B&W Center Pull (Hide A Ball) are the same concept. When I pull the pin and remove the Companion Hitch, there is nothing in the bed. No rails, just a receiver in the center of the bed, level with the bed.
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Old 12-31-2019, 10:28 AM   #66
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What 5er are you towing?
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Old 12-31-2019, 11:26 AM   #67
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I currently have the Anderson hitch as well and do like it but looking for something even simpler. It would be nice to have the bed free whenever I'm not pulling.
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Old 12-31-2019, 11:50 AM   #68
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Here is the Anderson


Here is the B&W Companion


I looked at both when I was purchasing, and it really comes down to how you want to couple to your hitch. Both are great products, Anderson is made of aluminum, and B&W is all steel.
I have the Anderson Leveling kit and it is a very good product from a very reputable company.
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Old 12-31-2019, 12:44 PM   #69
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Comfort Hitch for our 39RKFB

I personally use this for our 39 RKFB and couldn’t be happier.

https://www.comfortridehitch.com/our...cts/model-245/
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Old 12-31-2019, 01:05 PM   #70
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Doesn't mention that it comes with a 5 million dollar Warranty. Andersen Hitch.
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Old 12-31-2019, 01:26 PM   #71
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Any thoughts on the Gen-y Executive Fifth-Wheel Goose neck Conversion. It's very similar to the Reese pinbox but has a higher pin/tow weight. Looks as though it may be new to market.
Assuming the trailer frame can handle the loads, I'd be taking a strong look at it the next time I'm looking to buy a hitch.
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I bought ours directly from the Ram dealer. We got the 25,000 pound, but they do have a 35,000. I like to over do it. lol We have been towing a 20,000 pound 39' Cyclone with ease. We are trading it in this week for the 2019 Riverstone 37FLTH. I know my hitch is more than enough. However, I am 6'2" and I still need a step stool to pull the pin easily. Other than that I love it! It did cost more, but I would rather be safe than sorry. The truck is a 2014 Ram HD3500 4X4 with 8 1/2 foot bed.
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Old 01-11-2020, 06:26 PM   #73
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I just upgraded my truck and bought the Curt Q24 hitch. I like that it has an indicator on the latch shaft. Red for totally open, which has a lock to hold it in that position. Yellow which means your ready to couple the trailer and when it is fully closed it goes to green which also has a lock in that position. Just finished a 3K mile trip to Big Bend National Park and it was easy to couple and uncouple. It was also one of the lower cost hitches and fit in my factory mounts very easily. It comes in 3 pieces, 2 legs and the head unit and you bolt them together. Took me about 45 minutes to install myself. To remove the hitch pull the 4 pins and open the gray handles and lift the hith out.
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