Anderson 5th wheel?

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Jan 28, 2020
Messages
244
Location
Cypress Inn, TN
RV Year
2011
RV Make
Thor
RV Model
Hurricane
RV Length
32ft
TOW/TOAD
2018 Nissan Rogue
I haven't used one, but in other forums they seemed pretty good. I used a Goose neck adapter on my 5th wheel since my 2017 Titan XD came with a goose neck hitch from the factory. It is a little bit harder to connect to the trailer with a goose neck as I could not see the hitch. What I did was mark a center line on the tailgate and bed of the truck, then mounted a GoPro camera looking down on the trailer side of the hitch. Using the GoPro app on my phone or ipad I could backup and follow the center line. Once I was over the ball I stopped. Worked every time and did not need extra eyes. It looks like your adapter is much higher so you may not have the problem I did. AS far as towing goes, it did not feel much different they the regular pin type hitch. If you could I would go with one of the air ride hitch for the trailer. I had one of those on a previous trailer and it made a big difference.
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Joined
Feb 7, 2020
Messages
9
I’ll inquire about your system today when I go down to the RV dealership. Thanks


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Joined
Nov 13, 2019
Messages
178
Location
Where ever I park it
RV Year
2017
RV Make
Salem
RV Model
Hemisphere 346RK
RV Length
38'
The bad thing about the GN adapter is that most places will use that as an excuse to void the frame warranty. I have heard mostly good things about the Andersen hitch. There was some chatter about the frame of the hitch bending in adverse conditions, but I have no experience with it.
 
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The bad thing about the GN adapter is that most places will use that as an excuse to void the frame warranty. I have heard mostly good things about the Andersen hitch. There was some chatter about the frame of the hitch bending in adverse conditions, but I have no experience with it.
I asked about the warranty and they assured me it wouldn’t avoid the warranty. My brother in law had the same concerns about towing in the mountains but we will mostly be on state highways and state roads. We get the hitch for free so I’m gonna ask them about paying extra for an upgrade. This is my first 5th wheel. I’ve pulled goosenecks and bumper trailers daily. Always nice to know as much info as possible.


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Joined
Nov 13, 2019
Messages
178
Location
Where ever I park it
RV Year
2017
RV Make
Salem
RV Model
Hemisphere 346RK
RV Length
38'
Wow, for free???? That must be nice!! Good for you!
 
Joined
Sep 9, 2020
Messages
8
Location
Tennessee
RV Year
2020
RV Make
GD Reflection
RV Model
303RLS
RV Length
32
I know this is late, and I hope it all worked out for you.

I have the Andersen Ultimate, and it works and rides flawlessly, as you probably know by now. I like how clean it is, how easy it is to hitch and unhitch, and how dead easy it is to pull the hitch out of the truck when not towing! Beats an expensive slider fifth hitch any day!
 
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