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Old 10-10-2020, 12:15 PM   #1
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GM 5th wheel hitch puck system

We have a 2018 26.5 RLDS. Currently towing with a 09 Chevy 2500HD. Thinking about a new Chevy 2500HD with the new 5th wheel puck option. Wanting to know if anyone has one and how you like it and what brand of hitch you are using. Been researching the Curt hitch. All feedback will be appreciated.
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Old 10-10-2020, 01:24 PM   #2
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We have a 2018 26.5 RLDS. Currently towing with a 09 Chevy 2500HD. Thinking about a new Chevy 2500HD with the new 5th wheel puck option. Wanting to know if anyone has one and how you like it and what brand of hitch you are using. Been researching the Curt hitch. All feedback will be appreciated.
I have a 2018 GMC 3500 dually and I use a Curt A20 with my 2019 355MBQS, the whole system tows great.
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Old 10-10-2020, 08:04 PM   #3
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We have a 2018 26.5 RLDS. Currently towing with a 09 Chevy 2500HD. Thinking about a new Chevy 2500HD with the new 5th wheel puck option. Wanting to know if anyone has one and how you like it and what brand of hitch you are using. Been researching the Curt hitch. All feedback will be appreciated.
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I have a 2018 GMC 3500 dually and I use a Curt A20 with my 2019 355MBQS, the whole system tows great.
I have a 2020 with the factory puck system. I opted to get the Reese Goosebox installed on my 355MBQS, instead of a traditional 5th wheel hitch. The ride and experience towing has been great. Very smooth with very little chucking. Another plus is the bed is pretty open all the time. You can remove the ball and anchors in a few seconds, versus having a heavy hitch to move around.
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Old 10-11-2020, 03:00 PM   #4
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We have a 2018 26.5 RLDS. Currently towing with a 09 Chevy 2500HD. Thinking about a new Chevy 2500HD with the new 5th wheel puck option. Wanting to know if anyone has one and how you like it and what brand of hitch you are using. Been researching the Curt hitch. All feedback will be appreciated.

I have a 2017 2500 HD Duramax and our camper is a 2018 Jayco 30.5 MBOK and I have the B & W Companion hitch using the puck system and it works very well.
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I used the puck system in my 04 Duramax. I did not like the fact that it left holes in the bed come time to sell.
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I used the puck system in my 04 Duramax. I did not like the fact that it left holes in the bed come time to sell.
Mine came with plastic covers over the holes and whenever I take the hitch out I put the covers back.

If you didn't have the puck system you would have had to drill holes to mount a fifth wheel hitch, so either way you will be left with some kind of holes.
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Mine came with plastic covers over the holes and whenever I take the hitch out I put the covers back.

If you didn't have the puck system you would have had to drill holes to mount a fifth wheel hitch, so either way you will be left with some kind of holes.

So did mine but there were still large holes back there. With the standard 5th wheel hitch the mounts can be lift for the next owner and the holes are much smaller if you remove it. If the new owner does not want pucks, well more holes in the bed.



A matter of preference and looks. Large rubber plugs catch everything you try to slide into the bed. The standard mount allowed me to switch to the Andersen Hitch which was a much better setup. I was not having to try to left 175# hitch into the bed. I used my truck for things other than towing an 5th wheel.
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I have a 2020 2500Hd LTZ Duramax crew cab with standard bed and puck system with a BMW Companion hitch with the four corner hold down and tow a Jayco Eagle HT 25.5REOK with a MorRyde Orbital pin box and can do 90 with a lot of clearance. It almost clears with out using the orbital. Love the truck. Rides great and and You don't even know the trailer is there. Traverler
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I have a 2017 Duramax Dually and I have the Puck stayem and its AWESOME
I use the anderson with my 2021 Pinnacle and my previous toyhauler and its awesome
you will love it
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I have a 2019 Duramax 3500 Dully long Bed with the Pull-Rite Hitch and it pulls my Pinnicle with no problems.
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Old 10-17-2020, 07:50 PM   #11
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I had to order my 2016 with the factory puck option as nobody in my area was doing them at that time, we have the B&W hitch and love it.
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I have a 2017 2500 HD Duramax and our camper is a 2018 Jayco 30.5 MBOK and I have the B & W Companion hitch using the puck system and it works very well.



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Ram 2500 hd

Iím towing with a Ram 2500 but the puck system is the same as the rest... 29.5 ht with a super glide and mated that to a demco puck adapter plate... whole system is flawless but very heavy.... no issues ever......
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puck system with a curt.

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We have a 2018 26.5 RLDS. Currently towing with a 09 Chevy 2500HD. Thinking about a new Chevy 2500HD with the new 5th wheel puck option. Wanting to know if anyone has one and how you like it and what brand of hitch you are using. Been researching the Curt hitch. All feedback will be appreciated.
I have a 2017 3500 denali cc, lb, drw. our RV is a 2017 37 pinnacle rsts.
Installed the curt Q25. Our first fifth wheel, and have not looked back or questioned anything. Has been a great set up with NO issues.
Rides great. Have put 15,000 miles on this combo. West coast down to the keys and a little in-between.
Ease of set up and ease of use has been great. Make sure to lube the hitch.
You are going to love it. enjoy.
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X2 for the Reese Goosebox. Have a 2020 GMC 3500 AT4
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2020 gmc 3500 dually I have had a lot of hitches I have a 35 ft toy hauler and my new the b and w 25000 Pound companion hitch is by far the best so worth the $ 1500
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Old 10-24-2020, 06:54 PM   #17
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2019 F350 with pucks and B&W Companion hitch and it is the best setup I've ever had.
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I have a B&W Turnover under my 15 long bed dually. It wasn't too bad to install. In the bed is my B&W Companion. The Turnover only has one hole in the bed and there's barely 1/16" clearance between the hole in the bed and the Turnover hitch, so there really isn't a hole there. It's still covered. Really nice hitch.
My buddy HAD a 16 standard bed with the Turnover and a Companion slider. Unfortunately, about 6 weeks ago some moron crossed 4 lanes of traffic running a flashing red light and t-boned him. He got away unhurt, but can't say that about the truck. Dealer body shop did a quick once over and said there's at least $20k in damage and insurance company would not total it out. He traded it in, wrecked, and bought a new 2020 2500 High Country with the puck system from the factory. Obviously he had to get a new B&W Companion slider for the puck system. The base installed in minutes, literally. The head just drops in. It pulled his trailer just the same as the other one.
My truck with the turnover is a little more difficult to remove the hitch if you need the entire bed back. I dont. My truck was purchased for one purpose, pull my trailer. That's it. Most people dont have that kind of luxury. My buddy, his truck pulls his trailer, is a daily driver, etc... so being able to easily and quickly pull the hutch out is a luxury in itself. The holes in the bed cover up easily with the factory supplied plastic caps. Easy peasy.
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I have a 2018 GMC Sierra 3500 SWD with the Puck option and pull a 2016 Jayco Pinnacle. I have the PullRite SuperGlide slider hitch with my puck option.
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I have a 2019 Duramax 3500 Denali with factory pucks using a Pullrite Superglide pulling a 2021 Pinnacle 32RLTS. The setup works great for us and 5th wheel pulls like a dream.
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