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Question for the shortbed guys

Wondering if anyone out there uses a Weatherguard R115 type crossover box and pulls a gooseneck or 5th wheel with this set up. This box is 27" wide and by my calculations with an offset gooseneck plate I should have 11-14" of clearance between tool box and gooseneck hitch. Just wondering if this will be enough clearance to keep the gooseneck from hitting the box?

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Nobody has a shortbed and uses a large toolbox?

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We put the Extra wide saddle box in my friend 03 short bed. You just have to be careful when hooking to the goosneck that you dont back up to far

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Did your friend have any issues with articulation and the neck hitting the box like when going uphill or through a dip

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He has to be mindfull what he is doing. He is a farmer so he goes off road with it a lot, but no problems so far. been about 2 years

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i have no box in mine but i would think there would be room, as my friend has one with his box and it works fine.

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Question for the shortbed guys

I used to have a large toolbox in a shortbed only bout 6 in clearance never went crunch out in hay fields


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Thanks for the input guys. I really like having a box this big and don't want to give it up and will start pulling a gooseneck in the next year.

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