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« on: November 21, 2021, 11:17:14 AM »
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Re: bumper to gooseneck
« Reply #1 on: November 21, 2021, 11:31:08 AM »
WTH?!?!?!?!!? You already thinking you should have gone gooseneck/fifth wheel?













C'mon,admit it!  ;) ;) :) :) :) ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D ;D rofl rofl rofl rofl rofl
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Re: bumper to gooseneck
« Reply #2 on: November 21, 2021, 11:32:43 AM »
Oh ya,did I mention 2 years ??????  ;) ;)
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Re: bumper to gooseneck
« Reply #3 on: November 21, 2021, 11:38:37 AM »
Get this,just yesterday on FB market I saw a 53'total length bumper pull flat bed trailer for sale.  ????????53 ' BUMPER PULL!!!!!!! WTH???
"There can be no divided allegiance here.  Any man who says he is an American,
but something else also, isn't an American at all.  We have room for but one
flag, the American flag... We have room for but one language here, and that is
the English language... and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a
loyalty to the American people."
Theodore Roosevelt 1907

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Re: bumper to gooseneck
« Reply #4 on: November 21, 2021, 11:51:41 AM »
  3: 3: $3200
"There can be no divided allegiance here.  Any man who says he is an American,
but something else also, isn't an American at all.  We have room for but one
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loyalty to the American people."
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Re: bumper to gooseneck
« Reply #5 on: November 22, 2021, 11:48:47 AM »
WTH?!?!?!?!!? You already thinking you should have gone gooseneck/fifth wheel?

FW/GN would've been another $3k plus  another 2k lbs. def would've handled better then the bumper!  even though i was tongue light, i know once balanced that side winds will grab that no matter what.

so yes i do. personally i do not mind the look of the GN vs the FW front. i did discuss it while ordering and it would've been a modified version of the FW frame , same price and weight according to them.











« Last Edit: November 22, 2021, 11:50:25 AM by dsrace »
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Re: bumper to gooseneck
« Reply #6 on: November 22, 2021, 11:52:23 AM »
Get this,just yesterday on FB market I saw a 53'total length bumper pull flat bed trailer for sale.  ????????53 ' BUMPER PULL!!!!!!! WTH???

F that! there are some scary trailers out there.  i hope the owner and futur buyers never exceed 60 mph with 53'er lol

sat/sun, i looked at 6 manufacturers for a 24' flat bed.......1 offered a heavy duty car trailer at 24' long but all the others were 20' to 22'. only one company that offered full width deck ( deck over) and up to 22' only. this was all bumper pull of course.
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Re: bumper to gooseneck
« Reply #7 on: November 22, 2021, 11:55:37 AM »
  3: 3: $3200

yep, price could be a tad better imo. the hensley or pro pride wdh with no sway hitches are $3k now also.
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Re: bumper to gooseneck
« Reply #8 on: November 22, 2021, 11:56:42 AM »
Oh ya,did I mention 2 years ??????  ;) ;)

why do you think i'm looking at GN attachments  :m rofl :nw it'll lst 3 rofl
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Re: bumper to gooseneck
« Reply #9 on: November 22, 2021, 12:49:05 PM »
Oh ya,did I mention 2 years ??????  ;) ;)

why do you think i'm looking at GN attachments  :m rofl :nw it'll lst 3 rofl
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Re: bumper to gooseneck
« Reply #10 on: November 22, 2021, 01:41:48 PM »
  3: 3: $3200

yep, price could be a tad better imo. the hensley or pro pride wdh with no sway hitches are $3k now also.

My buddy pulls a 34' bumper trailer with the Hensley hitch, he really likes it.  He has a 3/4 ton Dodge

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Re: bumper to gooseneck
« Reply #11 on: November 22, 2021, 05:36:46 PM »
Hensley and anything like them------no,no and NO!!!~!
"There can be no divided allegiance here.  Any man who says he is an American,
but something else also, isn't an American at all.  We have room for but one
flag, the American flag... We have room for but one language here, and that is
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Theodore Roosevelt 1907

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Re: bumper to gooseneck
« Reply #12 on: November 22, 2021, 08:09:52 PM »
Hensley and anything like them------no,no and NO!!!~!

i have been looking at them so please explain?

i am truly interested in why.

i need to balance it better as that 1st trip in the wind was horrible! it was nose light, i confirmed that on the way down but nothing beats a GN or FW imo
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Re: bumper to gooseneck
« Reply #13 on: November 22, 2021, 08:13:48 PM »
  3: 3: $3200

yep, price could be a tad better imo. the hensley or pro pride wdh with no sway hitches are $3k now also.

My buddy pulls a 34' bumper trailer with the Hensley hitch, he really likes it.  He has a 3/4 ton Dodge

they look like they would work well. never used on though
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Re: bumper to gooseneck
« Reply #14 on: November 22, 2021, 08:29:08 PM »
They are like a cheap band-aid. They fail to perform when you need them to the most.  I did my time with them and they were,IMO,better than nothing but fall far,far short of a GN/FW.
« Last Edit: November 22, 2021, 08:31:57 PM by fabr »
"There can be no divided allegiance here.  Any man who says he is an American,
but something else also, isn't an American at all.  We have room for but one
flag, the American flag... We have room for but one language here, and that is
the English language... and we have room for but one sole loyalty and that is a
loyalty to the American people."
Theodore Roosevelt 1907

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