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Forum: General Community Discussions 11-19-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,002
Posted By flyingjack
Watched Anderson video; looks like a good hitch. ...

Watched Anderson video; looks like a good hitch. The maneuverability they talk about is in my opinion the gooseneck downfall. Reread my post above. Actual experience from a very experienced...
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 11-03-2019, 09:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,293
Posted By flyingjack
Hitch/pin box

Thanks for reviews. Went with Companion and MorRyde.
Jack
Forum: General Community Discussions 10-09-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 874
Posted By flyingjack
5th Wheel Forums

Good morning all; I would just like to say to the Staff, moderators and administrators: thank you for doing such a great job with this site. I'm on a half dozen flying and truck sites and this site...
Forum: General Community Discussions 10-08-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 11,002
Posted By flyingjack
Any gooseneck is a BAD idea for 5ers. I've been...

Any gooseneck is a BAD idea for 5ers. I've been pulling trailers (mostly work) for over 25 yrs; bumper pull, gooseneck and 5ers so I had gooseneck hitches for work and put one on my 2013 Montana...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repairs 10-07-2019, 10:28 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By flyingjack
CoMaddMax: Just got my Montana winterized...

CoMaddMax:

Just got my Montana winterized yesterday and new ADCO Designer Series-All Climate cover installed. Seems too light weight for the winds we get; how long have you had your ADCO? Nice...
Forum: General Maintenance and Repairs 09-10-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,124
Posted By flyingjack
Tarps for covering 5er

Does anybody have any experience with covering 5er with standard Home Depot plastic tarps. Do they rub and cause problems if grommets don't touch? Maybe put plastic wrap on first to keep dust...
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 09-04-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By flyingjack
parts dealers

Tried PPL: parts counter people are clueless unless you have exact part number.
Tried etrailer: online site not easy to navigate when not sure exactly which item you need.

Tweety's: online site...
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 09-03-2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,225
Posted By flyingjack
Where to buy a MorRyde

Switching gooseneck on my 5er to 5th wheel. Bought the Companion and now looking for MorRyde rubber pin box. I'll install myself so any suggestions for best place to order a MorRyde? ...
Forum: New Member Intros 07-29-2019, 08:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,652
Posted By flyingjack
OK buyers

First, before you buy a truck or anything; define you mission AND your budget. Are you planning to full time, mostly stay in one place or move around a lot. The more time you plan to stay in your...
Forum: General Community Discussions 07-28-2019, 07:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,323
Posted By flyingjack
Gooseneck Adapter sell/trade

Haven't been on site for a while. My solution: B&W Companion and MorRyde pin box. Haven't pulled yet so don't know how it works. EZ lift for gooseneck is for sale cheap-make offer. Located in...
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 07-14-2019, 11:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,293
Posted By flyingjack
Swap gooseneck to 5th wheel

Got rid of last gooseneck work trailer (retired); currently have B&W turn-over ball I use for 5th wheel. Need to avoid pickup rail damage caused by uneven turns; I tend to push limits on equipment. ...
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 06-26-2019, 07:54 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,023
Posted By flyingjack
Trade gooseneck adapter towards pin/pad

Retired and sold all gooseneck trailers so want to convert pickup hitch to 5th wheel "pin/pad" for 5er. Looking to trade an EZlift Good2Go gooseneck adapter (15"/7500lb) towards a complete "pin/pad"...
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 05-31-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,712
Posted By flyingjack
Went online direct to Dexter axles: will need an...

Went online direct to Dexter axles: will need an electric/hydraulic actuator- $700 plus the conversion kit- approx. $1,800 and then either pay the labor or DIY. Probably take a day for a good shop...
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 05-30-2019, 11:57 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,712
Posted By flyingjack
Thanks Jim, disc brakes sound like a really good...

Thanks Jim, disc brakes sound like a really good idea. Do you know of a kit or is the conversion custom? Having pulled heavy trailers with electric brakes for 30yrs; need no convincing for me....
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 05-29-2019, 01:41 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,712
Posted By flyingjack
After market brakes for 5er

Anybody have any thoughts regarding better brakes (run cooler) for 12K lb 5er? May start traveling more across the Rockies and looking for alternatives to 20-25mph down hill. BTW, no longer have...
Forum: General Community Discussions 05-02-2019, 11:33 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,521
Posted By flyingjack
Sorry, I suck at all things computer. My...

Sorry, I suck at all things computer. My Mountainer ABQ is a std rig with duel AC and new 14 ply tires; otherwise stock. If someone is interested email me and I'll email pics. jackehorn@aol.com ...
Forum: General Community Discussions 04-21-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,521
Posted By flyingjack
Trade RVs

Happy Easter. Located 27 NNW of Denver. Very clean 2013 38' Keystone Mountaineer 345 ABQ. Google for layout with King bed. Sleeps 10 with 1 1/2 baths. Two ACs; new shower; washer/dryer and...
Forum: General Community Discussions 02-18-2019, 10:35 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,323
Posted By flyingjack
My B&W has one pin hole in ball and same in box...

My B&W has one pin hole in ball and same in box attached under pickup bed to frame. No adjustments.
Thanks
Forum: Camping Destinations and Trip Planning 01-17-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,796
Posted By flyingjack
Mike, thanks for the info. Gave me more info on...

Mike, thanks for the info. Gave me more info on a Park I was checking.
Thanks again
Jack
Forum: Camping Destinations and Trip Planning 01-16-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,796
Posted By flyingjack
RV Parks in central Idaho

Good morning, looking for RV Park suggestions around McCall, ID or east into the Payette National Forest. Never RV'd in this area and planning to tour this area summer of 2019 and I realize many...
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 12-30-2018, 05:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,658
Posted By flyingjack
routemaster-checked Correct Track site and...

routemaster-checked Correct Track site and appears that will raise trailer 2"; was that your experience?

Owned (3) flatbeds for work and they work great; but, not for me since retired.
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 12-30-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,510
Posted By flyingjack
Been using Airlift system since 2012 (F250s and...

Been using Airlift system since 2012 (F250s and 2500 Silverados X 5 trucks) on pickups used for work and my pickups towed 39' Montana and 2016 Silverado still does. With remote controller I can pump...
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 12-30-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,658
Posted By flyingjack
2013 Montana; Dexter axles are "overslung"- 5...

2013 Montana; Dexter axles are "overslung"- 5 leafs on top of axle. Looks like no easy fix; so, I'm headed to Redneck Trailers to discuss options on Dexter axles-probably cut off hangers and weld on...
Forum: Trucks, Towing and Hitching 12-28-2018, 12:38 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,658
Posted By flyingjack
Raising fiver

I've got an Eazlift GOOD2GO gooseneck adapter: 15"/7500 lb. For sale or trade for similar 17". I get in some tight spots and want a little more height.

2013 Montana pulled by 2016 2500 Silverado....
Forum: General Community Discussions 12-27-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,323
Posted By flyingjack
We run a B&W in-bed ball hitch that is reversible...

We run a B&W in-bed ball hitch that is reversible so when not using nothing above the bed. I had warranty work done on my Mountaineer with no issues regarding rejection of warranty.
Jack
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