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Posted: 08/12/19 12:58pm Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

I thunk once you get a 5th wheel and back it up a few times you'll realize it is just as easy to back up as a TT. A properly balanced fiver tows very nice. Because there is 4 feet of trailer inside your truck box the total length of a truck / fiver combination is much shorter than a TT with the same interior space.


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Coming lately disagree. 5er is slower to respond and takes much more area to maneuver than a TT.

I back my boat fast and easy compared to my 5er.


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Cummins12V98 wrote:

Coming lately disagree. 5er is slower to respond and takes much more area to maneuver than a TT.

I back my boat fast and easy compared to my 5er.


That is because the rear axle on a TV with a 5th wheel has to move left of right to effect the trailer movement. With a bumper pull when the front moves left or right the hitch moves the opposite direction effecting the trailer much quicker.

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