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Yesterday, 10:02 PM
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Posted By Army RET

After hurricane Katrina I installed a fixed home...

After hurricane Katrina I installed a fixed home generator, propane fueled. It may be the Generic brand, or definitely a similar model; I believe its a Kohler motor. I'm thinking its rated at...
07-16-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By Army RET

"Also, a 6lb ball is way lighter and stronger...

"Also, a 6lb ball is way lighter and stronger than this Anderson thingy."

There is no doubt that 6 lbs is lighter than 40 lbs, but I question your implying it's stronger than an Anderson....
07-15-2019, 08:46 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By Army RET

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-v...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-vbulletin/768x1024/andersen_ultimate_fifth_wheel_connection_is_lightweight_e1532133124179_5755543b63106514e75b0350a3dd8febb016848a.jpg
"I dont hear...
07-15-2019, 08:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By Army RET

Another alternative - have one made. As I...

Another alternative - have one made.

As I didn't feel the pre-made ones were sturdy enough (I wanted to be able to sit on it, place heavy coolers on it, etc) I visited my welder and explained what...
07-14-2019, 09:10 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By Army RET

Again not to persuade you but many (old school)...

Again not to persuade you but many (old school) users advocate the current heavier hitches as superior. My answer to that is time and technology has moved on.
In many applications solid (heavy)...
07-14-2019, 07:44 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,169
Posted By Army RET

"The minimum height of the Andersen is higher...

"The minimum height of the Andersen is higher than most slider hitches and a lot higher than fixed hitches."

While I have no facts to dispute your assertion I suspect you have no facts to back it...
07-14-2019, 07:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By Army RET

Not to sway you either way but my experience was...

Not to sway you either way but my experience was that my prior fifth hitches were both quite heavy and dirty. Storage presented another problem. Eventually I chose to leave it in the truck and work...
07-14-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,069
Posted By Army RET

Years ago I had a slider, just to be safe in my...

Years ago I had a slider, just to be safe in my short bed truck. I never used the slide function.
Just be careful (and not make an excessive turn) and you'll be alright.

Q: what is your aversion...
07-14-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,169
Posted By Army RET

I may be wrong but I believe you've been...

I may be wrong but I believe you've been deceived.

Lippert won't warrant adding the long lever to a trailer for a direct gooseneck connection, but the AUH itself attaches to the goosneck and then...
07-13-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 36,212
Posted By Army RET

That puppy is just asking for loving. Give it...

That puppy is just asking for loving.
Give it up or pass it along to those willing.
07-13-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 181
Views: 36,212
Posted By Army RET

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-v...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.ford-trucks.com-vbulletin/2000x1124/20190608_114757_fa57d3d3d9f944ab896cb7132ed1be2ab9f5d610.jpg
Simply to update this thread:
07-13-2019, 09:56 PM
Replies: 4,282
Views: 218,929
Posted By Army RET

No pic with this post but I'm currently smelling...

No pic with this post but I'm currently smelling my buddy (13? years) from the other room. Sadly I suspect his days are upon us both.
Much love and respect to my old fellow, Otis.
07-13-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,110
Posted By Army RET

Once again I'll state my position: if it's rated...

Once again I'll state my position: if it's rated for 10K GVWR then 10K is the max allowable. When that number was set the manufacturer took many things under consideration: axle/ tire ratings, a...
07-12-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 607
Posted By Army RET

I would suggest advertising it locally -...

I would suggest advertising it locally - craigslist is a free and easy place to do that.

In my above example I lucked out. I was purchasing a new dually because I also purchased a larger fifth...
07-11-2019, 10:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,110
Posted By Army RET

I viewed the hour (or so) video of its recovery...

I viewed the hour (or so) video of its recovery several months back.

I was looking for a cartoonist pic of a loaded truck with its nose in the air but ... I was in too much of a hurry to continue...
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