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rv-pro.com April 2014 • RV PRo • 35 34 • RV PRo • April 2014 rv-pro.com Many Options in Entry-Level Fifth Wheel Hitches To improve the experience for fifth wheel customers, suppliers have engineered and built quality into their entry-level fifth wheel hitches. Here are a few examples: B&W Trailer HiTcH The Patriot 16K is anything but barebones. The unit, which mounts to industry- standard rails, features a fully–pivoting head with 16K overall GTW, 4K pin weight capacity, 4 inches of front-to-back adjustment with two coupler positions, and a ¾-inch thick wraparound jaw. The full-wrap design makes for less wear on the trailer's kingpin coupler, as well as less noise and chucking when towing. Pulliam enTerPrises The new ISR Super 5 th unit mounts to industry-standard rail kits. Pull- Rite offers a universal mounting kit, as well as a full complement of custom-welded, vehicle-specific bracket kits. The unit also features 16K GTW, 4K pin weight capacity, and vertical height adjustment from 16 inches to 19 inches. Husky ToWing ProducTs The Husky 16K S mounts to the industry-standard rail arrangement. The unit features a side-to-side tilting plate, front-to-rear pivoting head, and four-position height adjustment in 1-inch increments from 14 inches to 17 inches. The 16K S can be ordered with the Husky glider system for mounting in short-bed trucks for added cab-to-trailer clear- ance in tight turning situations. cequenT Performance ProducTs The Pro Series installs and removes easily for full bed access. The unit features 15K GVW, 3,750-pound pin weight capacity, a rounded slide bar locking mechanism designed for automatic latching with cushion grip handle, forward-to-back pivoting heads, a skid plate that pivots 5 degrees side-to-side for easier hookup on uneven ground and smoother towing, and a jaw handle with tab for locking padlock. It vertically adjusts from 13 inches to 17 inches. RVPApr.indd 34 3/19/14 3:19 PM

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