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Old 04-24-2015, 09:22 AM   #1
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B&W companion with F350 dually

Wow is all I can say. This set up is night and day different than the slider hitch I had in my F250.

With all new tires (truck and 5er) with new leaf springs on the truck I think towing will be a lot less tiring.
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Old 04-24-2015, 10:23 PM   #2
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Best non air ride hitch on the market.

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Old 04-24-2015, 10:24 PM   #3
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We like our companion hitch also. Sounds like you got it going great..
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Old 04-25-2015, 08:45 PM   #4
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The fit, finish and quality of welding on my B&W Patriot 16K hitch is also the same. I love it.
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Old 04-25-2015, 09:55 PM   #5
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I towed a light weight 5er today with a F-350 that has a B&W hitch.
I agree better than any of the sliders made.
I just wish the handle was a little longer.
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Old 04-25-2015, 10:05 PM   #6
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Be easy to add length to it. I don't have that problem. Hauler bed.
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Old 04-26-2015, 11:57 AM   #7
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Yeah reaching over dually fenders is impossible. I had to open the back door and step up to climb in the bed. Won't be able to do that too many more years.

But the fit of the B&W is good quality. The slider I had sounded like the 5th wheel was going to fall off.
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I carry one of those little plastic step stool, to hitch and unhitch. Just part of the routine. The new Ram fenders are huge. But awesome.
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If you ever tow with a hauler bed you will never go back to a stock bed. I would not have made this statement prior to having mine but it is true. No climbing in and out of bed, can see everything even backing. Looks way cool too.
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Oh, I can only imagine the coolness of having one. They make lot of sense. I had to stop the bleeding (cash flying out of my wallet),and settle with the truck box. In another life I'll have one.
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Spent 6k for bed installed, 2400 for air ride hitch and sold stock bed for 400
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Well, if my math is correct that's an extra $8,000. Not bad, but my $12.00 step stool works pretty good. But seriously when your new truck cost 70k, 8 grand extra ain't bad .
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Until I retire I need a regular bed. Maybe when we travel more.
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Until I retire I need a regular bed. Maybe when we travel more.
Unless you haul dirt, loose feed, or something like that any flat bed will hold more than a standard truck bed. And you can put removable sides on it. Just for thought. I mainly got the hauler bed due to the cool factor and the tool boxes.
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