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Old 07-13-2008, 02:43 PM   #1
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For you guys that pull boats behind your fifth wheels, do you use sway control and/or weight distributing hitches?

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Old 07-13-2008, 02:43 PM   #2
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For you guys that pull boats behind your fifth wheels, do you use sway control and/or weight distributing hitches?

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Old 07-14-2008, 07:54 AM   #3
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Old 07-19-2008, 03:07 PM   #4
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I have the 5th wheel listed below and pull my 21 foot boat behind it. Other than the listed mods to the truck it tows just fine. Adding the boat took about 3 mpg off of my average but still much cheaper than another tow rig!
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Old 07-20-2008, 02:56 AM   #5
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Scares me to death when I see a truck pulling a fifth wheel and then the fifth wheel pulling a car or boat.

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Old 07-20-2008, 03:53 PM   #6
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I double towed with a 3500 lb boat behind my 26' 5er for eight years in the with just a standard frame mounted custom welded hitch for the boat trailer. Zero problems.
lots of COE lakes in this part of my state and we see many tripple tow rigs in the summer. Usually a large 5er/big boat/PWCs bringing up the rear. Best advise I can give is slow down and forget about keeping up with the traffic.

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Old 10-20-2008, 07:35 PM   #7
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Some of you folks that tow a boat or car behind your 5'er, what states do you operate in? What experiences have you had with police? Seems to be a grey area that is difficult to get info about the requirements / rules in each state.

Anyone out there have info for Georgia and Florida?
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Old 10-21-2008, 07:03 PM   #8
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Towing Laws for States is a guide only. For accurate up-to-date information one should phone each state you plan to enter.

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