Originally Posted by Falcon
Well, I purchased the Premier 19FBPR. I will be picking it up in a week and hopefully camping in 2 weeks.
Any thoughts on a WD hitch? Do I need sway control?
Towing with a 2017 Canyon Diesel that I purchased new three weeks ago.
Your tow vehicle weighs about 5000 pounds and the GVW is 6200 pounds, so you're looking at a payload somewhere around 1200 pounds. The trailer is about 6500 pounds loaded and ready to camp, so with the GCWR on your truck of 12,700, you're going to be close, but should be OK.
With a wheelbase (on the crewcab short bed) of 128" and the trailer being 24', I'd urge you to consider a quality hitch with sway control. Others who tow the same trailer with a 145" wheelbase F150 or similar might get away without sway control, but with your rig, I'd urge you to do it right the first time.
The Equalizer 4 point hitch is one choice that you might consider. Enjoy your not truck and trailer, tow safely and camp as much as you can, winter's on the way !!!!!