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Old 01-12-2016, 03:29 PM   #1
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Gooseneck hitch and regular hitch?

I need to know if I can have a gooseneck hitch installed even though I already have a standard 5th wheel hitch in place. I have a need to occasionally tow a horse trailer with a gooseneck and I also need to tow my 5th wheel with my already installed BD3 Trailersaver hitch. Of course I would need to remove the BD3 hitch in order to use the gooseneck. Does anyone know for sure if this can be done?? Thanks in advance.

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Old 01-12-2016, 03:49 PM   #2
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That is why B&W Patriot hitch is so popular

Ball in bed of truck for gooseneck trailer towing...... 5vr hitch attaches to ball for regular 5vr towing

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Old 01-13-2016, 06:21 AM   #3
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They make adapters as well for the goosneck prtion of your horse trailer to convert it to a 1/5 wheel puck. The 4'' tube with goose ball slides out and you slide up a new tube with puck on end instead of ball coupler. If you already have a 1/5 in your truck.
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Old 01-13-2016, 08:06 AM   #4
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Assuming your 5er hitch has "industry standard" in-bed rails, such as Reese or Curt bed rails, then you can simply insert a "The Goose" adapter into those bed rails instead of the 5er hitch. I have that combo and it works great for dragging a 20k gooseneck dually trailer.

Grumpy ole man with over 50 years towing experience. Now my heaviest trailer is a 7,000-pound enclosed cargo trailer, RV is a 5,600 pound Skyline Nomad Joey 196S, and my tow vehicle is a 2012 F-150 3.5L EcoBoost SuperCrew.
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