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#21 RJRobb

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Posted 13 October 2012 - 04:05 PM

I'm using the TrailerMate hitch on my F350. My truck has the underneath rails which they make an adapter for. Hitch uses the Clark coupler which is like the Holland head. Some may remember Jerry Clark manufactured and sold the original TrailerSaver hitch. The TrailerMate uses closed cell urethane material they call air cells that absorbs energy rather then air bags and shocks. Here's there website for more information http://www.trailerma...h.com/index.asp
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#22 Stanley P. Miller

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Posted 13 October 2012 - 11:56 PM

Oh yes, I remember Jerry Clark... As I put my hand over wallet and run away.

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#23 Paul Weaver

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 04:47 AM

We just signed the line on a Carriage Cameo (35 footer) with a Mor Ryde pin box. The salesman said (I know....I tried not to listen, but he seemed knowledgeable :unsure: ) that it would be a waste of money to buy an air hitch.

Hmmmmmm :unsure:

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#24 Stanley P. Miller

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Posted 14 October 2012 - 05:41 PM

The Mor-Ryde pinbox will save you from front-back chucking which is a good thing if you can't find a McCall Air-Glyde hitch somewhere.

I'm sure the sales guy was thinking that any money you spent elsewhere wouldn't go to line his pockets and therefore was wasted.

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#25 RickS

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Posted 16 October 2012 - 11:23 AM

We use the TrailerSaver for the up and down movement combined with the Demco Glide Ride pin box for the Back/Forward movement. This combo is really smooth going down the road.


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Posted 16 October 2012 - 12:27 PM

We just signed the line on a Carriage Cameo (35 footer) with a Mor Ryde pin box. The salesman said (I know....I tried not to listen, but he seemed knowledgeable :unsure: ) that it would be a waste of money to buy an air hitch.

Hmmmmmm :unsure:

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Posted 20 October 2012 - 07:42 PM

For the money and ease of hitch removal we had an air ride pin box on the Daydreamer and it seemed to work well. Much better ride IMO. I've always used the B&W companion as I use a GN also. Never disliked the set up, easy to use, easy to break down the two pieces and remove from the bed by hand. I like the B&W turn over ball all under the bed, although I haven't tried anything else on the last two trucks.... :unsure:

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