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Old 04-08-2013, 01:49 PM   #1
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5vr Hitch.... go with single or double jaw?

I looking at a new Reese 20 k hitch,
Looked at 30119, 30081, 30867
Some have the single jaw or double jaw.

What are you all using? Recommendations.......
Thanks!! Jim
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Old 04-08-2013, 02:21 PM   #2
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I like a double jaw hitch, my reason is you have more points of contact over a single jaw hitch on the king pin.
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I have the reese elite with single jaw. 20k. I like the way it locks, no play or chucking.
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Somewhere I read comment about this Reese 30119 mentioned as a "entry level" or "cheap" hitch. Can not find that now so not sure where I read it.

It is a 20k, double jaw hitch and yes it is $150 price difference from next one up.
But honestly I can not find specs that warrent spending that much for for the next one up. Reese is a great product, and with the 20k / 5k pin wt, it matches the other models. The funnel area might be slightly smaller but other than that I am not convinced spending the extra $$ is worth it unless you all can point something out to me that I am not seeing. Thanks Jim
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I have the Reese Elite 25K single jaw. It is just about to heavy for me alone to remove from the truck. I painted the jaw white so I can see it is 100% connected.

There is no chucking but I think it is because of the mor-ryde pin box.
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Since you asked, I'm using a Curt 20K seen in my signature. I do believe you can save a bunch of $$$ with the Curt. I know I saved about $250 over the others, and am very satisfied with it. $ 746 now on Amazon with rails.
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I use a B & W champion 3300 which is 20k/5k and designed to fit in the undermount rails from Reese. It is a double jaw and will not lock unless the pin is properly aligned within the jaws. American made.
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The main thing you want to get is the side to side occultation. Makes hitching and un hitching a breeze even when not on level ground. 9 time out of 10 you won't be on level ground.
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