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Old 01-24-2013, 09:14 PM   #15
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Excuse the question, but, if you're back there putting the Bed Saver bar into place, why cant you check the hitch pin while there? Kinda seems like a non-starter in that respect.
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Excuse the question, but, if you're back there putting the Bed Saver bar into place, why cant you check the hitch pin while there? Kinda seems like a non-starter in that respect.
I usually do but that time I didn't, I just assumed it latched. I was only going to move the trailer about 20 feet. I was very careless, I didn't do my normal check before I hit the road because I was only pulling forward. The latch saved me .
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That's the key.....although one can check 100 times, it only takes a moment - talking to a neighbor, answering the wife, thinking about your trip - and s--t happens. Hopefully with the bed saver & the second bar to set you'll catch the error before it happens.

Any inexpensive device to help is worth it to me!

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I usually do but that time I didn't, I just assumed it latched. I was only going to move the trailer about 20 feet. I was very careless, I didn't do my normal check before I hit the road because I was only pulling forward. The latch saved me .
Whats important is the latch or the bedsaver will save the day regardless of the different reasons a 5er can drop. Too many new folks think the only way a 5er has/can dropped is operator error whilehooking up.
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