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Old 02-23-2018, 12:27 PM   #1
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Pullrite or not

New to the forum. Picking up the 5er in a few weeks. Eagle 365BHS 40'. Towing with a 2015 F350 SD short bed. I've been researching the auto slide hitches and just curious if it is necessary for the vehicle I'm towing with. New to towing an rv as well.

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Old 02-23-2018, 02:07 PM   #2
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We bought our first fifth wheel last year, and we included a pullrite super glide with it. Towing with a short bed truck I wasn't willing to risk damaging my truck or fifth wheel so the auto sliding hitch was a must. I've been backed into some challenging campsites and not having to worry about one additional thing gives me a piece of mind. It works as advertised and does it so well you don't even notice it.

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Old 02-23-2018, 02:51 PM   #3
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I've had a Pullrite Superglide hitch since 2008, and I agree with all that B5 GTX has to say. Also, I find that an automatic slider hitch really earns it's expense back when you are in an unexpected situation all of a sudden that requires a sharper turn than you would like to make - like in traffic tie ups, or an unfamiliar fuel stop that looked like it had a good exit drive, but really doesn't.
There's lots of advice and information in forums... sometimes it is correct. For example, all of my posts are made by a political appointee who got the job as a reward for contributions to my diesel bill.

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Old 02-24-2018, 06:40 AM   #4
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Old 02-24-2018, 09:44 AM   #5
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The Pullrite brand is great and service is equal! They are heavy but well worth the weight in my opinion! I LOVE mine and will only sell it to get a bigger one when I move to a 20k.
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Old 02-25-2018, 09:30 PM   #6
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I got a pullrite in my 2013 SB... best hitch I ever owned. You can't go wrong with it.
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Old 02-26-2018, 01:52 PM   #7
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Thank you for the info and input..I'm glad I joined the family.
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Old 02-28-2018, 10:32 AM   #8
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Congratulations on your selection of a new Eagle and welcome to the JOF.

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