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Old 06-29-2016, 04:39 PM   #1
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I'm searching for a reputable place to buy my trailer hitch. I would like a 30k unit, but all I can seem to find are pickup truck stuff. Do any of you fella have an ID plate on your hitches that might point me in the right direction? Thanks in advance, Steve
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Old 06-29-2016, 08:30 PM   #2
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I'm guessing with wanting a 30K hitch you want a fifth wheel hitch. Look at THIS PAGE and there is a list of hitch companies. I have heard nothing but good about the ET hitch, but due to the owner just having surgery he is not able to be a speedy as he was, bit probably will be again!
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I'm confused as to what your looking for...are you looking for the actual (5th wheel) hitch for the coach or a receiver?

I had a ball but needed a 2" receiver for the Toad/Tow-Bar, I had it made pretty cheap:



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Or are you looking for something to install on the back of the truck frame? Most of the Truck Conversions have custom made plate steel hitches welded on the end of the framework, I think.
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Old 06-29-2016, 10:28 PM   #5
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As Bob says....

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So do you have two cameras? Nothing like looking at the bumper all day long.... mine is up high and I use it a lot for passing.

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I have two (now)....we had a problem on a trip (wiring failure up top) so i "quick"moved the camera down below (where some extra wiring existed).

Ive since ADDED a top cam, the lower cam allows me to check on the toad or trailer...and the top cam is helpful for traffic maneuvering...reality is (even w/ the trailer i don't much need a top/passing cam...but its there and i do use it.



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Oh that's one sweet hitch
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That's exactly what I was looking for. I don't suppose you have any specs on metal thickness, and dimension, etc?
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That's exactly what I was looking for. I don't suppose you have any specs on metal thickness, and dimension, etc?
as a matter of fact i do....since someone else (on this site) asked for the numbers/details etc.

COACH-HITCH by Don R | Photobucket

when i had the 2 inch receiver fabricated (150 or 200 bucks) the fab/welder used
the (factory) ball hitch as his model.
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