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Old 04-05-2016, 08:49 PM   #1
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I'm needing advice on a new hitch for my 5th wheel. I have a 2014 Ford F350 long bed but not a dually. I'm towing a 35 foot Excel triple slide. The truck came with a BW gooseneck set up. I'm looking at the BW companion hitch that will fit into the set up already.

My question is do I look at the Companion BW slider hitch or the standard Companion hitch?

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I think you go with the standard. There is no reason to use a slider on a long bed pickup.
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An F-350 SRW with an 8' bed doesn't need a sliding hitch to tow any 5er.
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