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Old 08-20-2018, 01:46 PM   #11
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The Safety hitch is attached at three points to the TV. Has caster wheels.
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Yes saw that! Your point being?
It acts as an extension of the TV frame it doesn't pivot at the TV attachment point.
I also agree with all of Pull Toy's points, if used by an SUV to tow a 5er, it would need to be a small 5er as most don't have enough towing capacity to tow 12,000#.
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Old 08-20-2018, 01:48 PM   #12
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Be a bit like backing up a "B" train. (Hard to do )!
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Old 08-20-2018, 04:14 PM   #13
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Yep, I agree!! Also in some states length will be a limiting factor.
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Old 08-20-2018, 05:23 PM   #14
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Looks to me like an expensive attempt to compensate for insuficiant truck or insuficiant driving skills. In either case in my opinion spend the money on more truck or driving lessons. JMHO
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Old 08-20-2018, 05:41 PM   #15
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It acts as an extension of the TV frame it doesn't pivot at the TV attachment point.
I also agree with all of Pull Toy's points, if used by an SUV to tow a 5er, it would need to be a small 5er as most don't have enough towing capacity to tow 12,000#.
It would like trying to back up a 30' toad behind a motorhome. Yes you can back it up....about a foot!
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Old 08-26-2018, 07:27 AM   #16
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The purpose of towing a 5th wheel with a truck with a 5th wheel hitch is to get the SAFETY and Stability of a 5th wheel being towed like a Semi truck. To add a hitch mounted 5th wheel defeats the purpose of having a 5th wheel trailer. Would be much cheaper to buy a regular towable trailer. This idea is good for people who want to tow a 5th wheel with a very large SUV and Don’t have a pickup. Just saying.
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Old 08-26-2018, 07:29 AM   #17
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I owned one unlike most that will reply. I have pulled a 16,000 RV with one and I have been across the country with it.

Run, don't walk, away from Joe Jamieson and the "safety hitch".

DO NOT send him any money, ever!!! In my 63 years of dealing with people he is the most dishonest person I have run across. I am happy to go into detail with you in private. All I will say here is that I made an incredible effort to make the unit work, work with his "company" and in the end it nearly cost me our lives and we lost a big chunk of money.

There are reasons companies settle with people and as a part of the settlement they force a non-disclosure agreement on them before they get their money back. Just saying you might not get many bad reports and why.

PM me for details if you want more.
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Old 08-26-2018, 09:32 AM   #18
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wouldnt this change the load into a bumper pull verses a 5th wheel load? This changes how the load is distributed on the TV. The 5th wheel hitch is situated over the rear axle for a reason.
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Old 08-26-2018, 09:35 AM   #19
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safe your money.
learn how to tow a trailer the corect way. a proper fithwheel hitch is a "safety hitch. turning a fifth wheel into a bumper two is a down grade.
also why pay more for state reg for a tow dolly? added insurance, and tolls?
does not add towable weight but adds unusable weight to the combined weight and your over all length. added maintance costs. ( bet it does not use the same tires as your truck or trailer).
i see nothing ut FAIL here.
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Old 08-26-2018, 10:42 AM   #20
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Agreed it's a solution looking for a problem to fix. Now if it had a GM 350 built in you could tow your 5th wheel with your bicycle.
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