April '14

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rv-pro.com April 2014 • RV PRo • 51 "You can use an adapter like PopUp has always offered or you can actually unbolt the existing kingpin box and bolt the RVGC in its place," Bruenger says. e RVGC is designed for pulling fifth wheel RVs with a goose- neck ball, again rated at 24,000 pounds, and a tongue weight rating of 6,500 pounds. e product eliminates the need for a bulky fifth wheel hitch in a truck bed. Complementing the fixed RVGC is the adjustable RVGC, also introduced last summer, which caters to the consumer who may have two trucks (for example, one two-wheel drive, the other four-wheel drive). "You can adjust the height up to 4 inches to quickly attach to either truck within a matter of seconds," Bruenger says. "You simply pull the pin, move the coupler to the desired height, and reinsert the pin. It is that easy." For gooseneck trailers, there are short-bed extensions, in lengths of 9 or 16 inches (either round or square tube), rated at 24,000 pounds. PopUp Towing Products and parent company Young's Welding are a family-owned and operated businesses. Pictured are owner Harvey Young (left) and his son, Darryn, who is the general manager. PHoTos bY JoHn blair The rVGC Gooseneck Coupler is PopUp's latest product offering. The rVGC allows users to pull their fifth wheel with a gooseneck ball without having to bolt on an adapter. This one-piece product bolts onto the existing bolt holes where the king pin box is mounted. The gooseneck coupler is rate at 24,000 pounds and has a tongue weight rating of 6,500 pounds. RVPApr.indd 51 3/19/14 3:23 PM

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