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Old 09-30-2015, 10:04 AM   #1
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Air hitch

Looks like their are three production Air Hitches on the market... What is your experience vs a standard hitch?

An air hitch costs about 3 times as much but is it worth it?
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Old 09-30-2015, 10:37 AM   #2
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Yes, and yes. We had 2 5th wheels before the current one. Neither had the air ride and it's a world of difference. The roads across the US are not in great shape and you get a lot of banging on that front end. With the air ride hitches, it's cushioned and the front of the 5th wheel softly goes up & down. We will never be without one. We have the Trail Air with tri glide
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Old 09-30-2015, 11:28 AM   #3
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We really like ours. They are so much better built also than standard hitches. Also if trading campers or truck it is transferred to next truck. There is a lot more than 3 though.
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Been using the AirSafe 25k since 2008 pricey but worth every dollar to me.
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Old 09-30-2015, 01:24 PM   #5
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I use a Hensly bd3 fifthwheel been both ways. I wouldn't pull without it !
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Old 09-30-2015, 02:54 PM   #6
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So what are the brands or manufacturers of Air Hitched?

Where do you purchase them from?

We are not talking pins.
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Old 09-30-2015, 04:08 PM   #7
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I have a trail air on my cedar creek and I do like the it soft going up and down.I do have a problem when I hit a bump and the trailer pulls on the truck. Is tri glide added to stop this?
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Old 09-30-2015, 04:28 PM   #8
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MorRyde pin box on the fiver and a Trailer Saver BD3 air hitch in the truck. I really think the air hitches are a wise choice for the sake of the trailer. They really absorb a lot of shock between the trailer and the truck. It's is bound to reduce metal fatigue on the trailer frame.
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Old 09-30-2015, 04:41 PM   #9
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Goggle air hitches and you will find plenty. Mine is built like a tank. Comes standard with it's own air pump and keeps it level regardless of weight. They will custom build it if needed also at no extra charge. That's what they did for me. Hitch Crafters, Air Suspension Ride Fifth Wheel Hitch.
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Old 09-30-2015, 07:42 PM   #10
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We have a Trailer Saver by Hensley. There is a premium Air Hitch called "ET". Its a custom built hitch specifically for your application. Many of the guys pulling with HDT's and MDT's use them.
Szmyt ET Products | Home of the ET RV Air Hitch
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Old 09-30-2015, 09:51 PM   #11
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We have the Trailer Saver BD3, and the MorRyde pin box. It's a great combination. I can't imagine not having the air ride hitch. It's worth every dollar I paid for it.
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We have the Trailer Saver BD3, and the MorRyde pin box. It's a great combination. I can't imagine not having the air ride hitch. It's worth every dollar I paid for it.
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