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The maneuverability of the 5th is an advantage though even though it may be a little tough getting adjusted


Def. Ive driven goosenecks my entire life so I actually prefer


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Why do campers not have gooseneck hitches? Makes much more sense than having that huge fricking hitch in your bed.


No idea boss. Interested to learn this too.


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Why do campers not have gooseneck hitches?
Lots do. people who have a regular goose neck set up for farm or whatever get the conversion for their fifth wheel.


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re: Anyone bought a camper for their family and regret it? pg 7 update
I wonder why 5th wheels are so much more popular? I guess becaude they are easier to hook up???


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I had a little 19ft fifth wheel I bought from out west that was a super light mountain edition that set pretty high off the ground for clearance. Pulled it with my V6 tacoma. I could go places with that set up.


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re: Anyone bought a camper for their family and regret it? pg 7 update
are goosenecks a more expensive set up? (thinking out the box)


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re: Anyone bought a camper for their family and regret it? pg 7 update
anybody go camping in their own backyard? frick going places... we camping in the b yard tonight kids! yay!!!!!


Langston
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re: Anyone bought a camper for their family and regret it? pg 7 update
Does being put in the dog house count


Langston
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are goosenecks a more expensive set up? (thinking out the box


Cheaper. The fifth wheel hitch is a couple hundred bucks alone, plus the rails you get installed which is comparable to a ball for a gooseneck.


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Does being put in the dog house count


that's more of a vacation than camping trip. Just grab the peanut butter on the way out and it's a whirl of a good time.


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AlxTgr
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I wonder why 5th wheels are so much more popular? I guess becaude they are easier to hook up???
Are they? I've never counted, but I think I see more bumper pulls that 5th wheels. Or, are you meaning more popular than goose neck? Frankly, the goose neck set up scares me. Seems like a lot of weight on a smallish pole.


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Seems like a lot of weight on a smallish pole.


TWSS


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DownshiftAndFloorIt
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re: Anyone bought a camper for their family and regret it? pg 7 update
Talking about it being easier than a gooseneck. Goosenecks can be a pita to hook up yourself.

Think I'm getting a goosneck if I ever get a camper. Already have the ball in my truck and having that monstous hitch frame in my truck would piss me off incredibly.


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re: Anyone bought a camper for their family and regret it? pg 7 update
anyone previously dealt with Steve's Rv?


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having that monstous hitch frame in my truck would piss me off incredibly.
They come out easily. Mine was put in yesterday. It will be removed today.


Langston
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No. I bought from southern rv and theyve been great to deal with. I bought my keystone outback 312bh when the new models came out. I got a 2011 after the 12's came out. 12k off rebate they ran on the old year models. Just so happened the only one in the country left was in shreveport. I priced some used 2010's that were 5 and 6 more than I got mine for new. They have a southern rv in laff. too my neighbor bought from.
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DownshiftAndFloorIt
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re: Anyone bought a camper for their family and regret it? pg 7 update
I figured they were a pita to take out since the people I know with 5th wheels seem to never take them out.


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I bought from southern rv


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Langston
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re: Anyone bought a camper for their family and regret it? pg 7 update
4 pins and takes about 2 mins. Simple


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I figured they were a pita to take out


Only if you aren't used to towing it. BB using a 5th wheel and doesn't have a problem..and she's a girl.


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