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post #1 of 4 Old 02-14-2011, 11:47 AM Thread Starter
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Which Gooseneck hitch

Looking for a GN hitch for my '11. Want a hide-a-ball type.

Have had poor experiences with B&W in the past, the handle stops working and it becomes a 2 man operation to flip the ball. Someone told me this has since been improved upon...

I like the Blue Ox hitches, anyone with experience?

Something else?

Thanks for the help...
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I've had my B&W for 6 years and it still works perfectly. The only issue that I have (and this is the same for any turn over ball) is that when I have the ball hidden and then try to turn it over, I have to clean out the bottom of where the ball sits...dirt and debris gets trapped in the bottom and the pin cannot slide in to the hole. Takes about 5 seconds to clean out. I haul often and this setup has been reliable.


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i use a little anit-sieze on my b&w to keep everything moving free and havent had any trouble.
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Had a b&w installed a while back, would have taken too long to get the blue ox in. I'll keep it lubes and hope it does better than my previous experiences...
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