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Old 10-04-2022, 06:48 AM   #1
Sarge332
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Reese Goose box vs Pullrite 4200 slider

I was curious if anyone has any experience towing a 5th wheel with a 2021 F350 SB, SRW with a Reese goose box. I'm currently using a pullrite 4200 slider which the complete setup weighs 334.5 lbs. The hitch works great, but I'm extremely close to my payload and would like to shed some weight. My only concern is the turning radius. I have never had to turn 90 degrees (and shouldn't have to) but I also do not want to have to worry about contacting the cab with the front cap.

Towing a 2015 Raptor 332TS

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Old 10-04-2022, 12:05 PM   #2
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Iíve never used the Goosebox yet, but itís in my future. Iíve towed many 5th wheels with a short bed (6.5í) over the years and never had a need for a slider. Iíve been using the Pullrite 2600 which gains me about 5-6Ē of cab clearance with the offset, but also use a Curt Q16 for towing other 5ers besides mine. I like the 2600, but realized there isnít a need for it so Iím going to change to the Goosebox. Doing all the measuring, It looks like Iíll lose 4Ē compared to the 2600, but thatís still enough room for me to maneuver without cab contact. As for 90 degrees, have never had a need or desire to do that to my suspension. If a travel trailer doesnít need to get to 90, neither does a 5th wheel.
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Old 10-04-2022, 04:52 PM   #3
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Before we downsized to a 1500 and a TT, I had a fifth wheel with the Goose Box. Very smooth ride and hitching/unhitching was quite simple. The airbag and dual shocks take much of the chucking out. I can't say I've had it at 90į, but the camper was close enough to the cab that I didn't want to test it any farther! �� I know of at least 3 others that saw mine and have since changed out their kingpin setup and are glad they did.

One of the best parts is only having to remove the ball and chain anchors to get full bed access when needed.
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