The primary advantage of a gooseneck trailer over a standard bumper trailer hitch is its stability. The choice between the two is important and can affect your driving more than you think.
It all comes down to weight placement and distribution. With a gooseneck, the tongue weight of the trailer is over the truck’s rear axle instead of at the back of the frame. This means the likelihood of the trailer swaying is minimized. This is good news because the increased stability means gooseneck trailers can accommodate more weight.
- RA HITCH is an Authorized Dealer for the #1 selling gooseneck hitch in America – The Turnoverball by B&W Trailer Hitches.
- The B&W Turnoverball is a hitch when you need it and a level bed when you don’t. It’s the hitch that started it all.
Fifth wheels and goosenecks are often mis-identified. While they are similar, they are not the same. The primary difference is that a gooseneck trailer will slide into the bed of your truck and over a ball hitch. Most people have seen them used for hauling horses. Similarly, a fifth wheel trailer does attach in the bed of a pickup truck BUT it uses a hinged plate hitch. To help imagine this setup, it is commonly seen on semi-trucks.
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