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Old 10-26-2013, 05:49 PM   #1
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King Beds in 5th wheel

We are thinking of moving from Motor home to 5th wheel. Is there a 5th that has a king bed that can be pulled with a 1/2 ton pick up? I just bought a new Ram 1500 4x4 and really don't want to deal it already.

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Not sure why you bought a 1/2 ton truck and now want the 5th wheel with a king bed...but here goes.

Most 1/2 ton towable 5th wheels will not have a bedroom slide and are very unlikely have a king bed.

I would advise keeping the MH and keeping the Ram 1500.

There are lots of bigger 5th wheels that have king beds but you would need a much bigger truck and probably a dually.

Good luck
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As noted above your 1/2 ton truck will not tow a 5er of any size, much less one with a king bed and a slide. Practically, you might be able to tow a mid-height 5er in the 24' range and no more.

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Not sure why you bought a 1/2 ton truck and now want the 5th wheel with a king bed...but here goes.

Most 1/2 ton towable 5th wheels will not have a bedroom slide and are very unlikely have a king bed.

I would advise keeping the MH and keeping the Ram 1500.

There are lots of bigger 5th wheels that have king beds but you would need a much bigger truck and probably a dually.

Good luck
I bought a half ton because I liked it and no intention of buying a 5th wheel. We like the mh but we are thinking we dont use it enough to have all the money sitting out in the shop. We want a king size bed and we thought we would look at 5th wheels.
I just thought I would throw it out there and see if anyone knew what was out there.

Thanks for the info. We will keep the mh and the Ram.
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There are RV King Sized beds and there are King Sized beds. I ended up with a King Sized bed in my Cyclone 4100. It uses standard king size sheets, mattress toppers, and blankets. It comes at a premium at nearly 21K when fully loaded. 1/2 tons need not apply.
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king bed

check the man websites under lite and ultra lite. you can also look at a hitch type trl . I know they make trls with king beds a half ton can tow.
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