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Old 09-16-2016, 09:09 AM   #15
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Originally Posted by Drifter59 View Post
I wouldn't either but some do.

A GB install is different from a goose neck and goose neck trailers do have safety chains I believe.
Best to do a web search for "5th Wheel vs Goosebox" there are a few discussions on it already.

Chains are a requirement on a goose neck due to the number of ball hitches that have come loose but Reese has figured out how to get around the requirement.

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Old 09-17-2016, 07:03 AM   #16
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Our Goose Box has a spring loaded locking bar that is under the ball. Pull the cable to release it when unhooking. No need to pull it when hooking up. I use safety chains to satisfy the laws that require them.

A Goose Box hitch is basically a fancy ball hitch. Ball hitches in this state and those around me require safety chains. I use carabiners and I-bolts to hook and un-hook. The I-boltes are mounted to the bottom of the Goose Box in holes designed to bolt in safety chains.

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