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Replacement Head Assembly for B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - 18,000 lbs

Replacement Head Assembly for B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - 18,000 lbs

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Replacement head fits B&W Patriot 18,000-lb fifth-wheel trailer hitches. Two-piece jaw provides great jaw-to-king-pin contact. Fully articulating design eases hookup on unlevel ground. 1-800-496-5010 to order B and W accessories and parts part number BWRVC3200 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all B and W products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Replacement Head Assembly for B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - 18,000 lbs. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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B and W Accessories and Parts - BWRVC3200

  • Fifth Wheel Hitch
  • Head
  • Head Assembly
  • B and W

Replacement head fits B&W Patriot 18,000-lb fifth-wheel trailer hitches. Two-piece jaw provides great jaw-to-king-pin contact. Fully articulating design eases hookup on unlevel ground.


Features:

  • Replacement hitch head fits B&W Patriot fifth-wheel trailer hitch (BWRVK3200, BWRVK3255, and BWRVK3270 - sold separately)
  • 3/4" Thick dual jaws provide 360-degree jaw-to-king-pin contact
    • Less rattle and more security than slide-bar jaws
  • Cam-action latching handle helps prevent binding
    • Simple release, even on unlevel terrain
    • Lockable to secure trailer to hitch - padlock sold separately
  • Fully articulating head eases hookup and helps to limit chucking
    • Front-to-back and side-to-side pivot
  • Gray powder coated steel is corrosion resistant
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Gross towing weight: 18,000 lbs
  • Vertical load limit: 4,500 lbs
  • Limited lifetime warranty


RVC3200 B and W Patriot Fifth Wheel Hitch Head - 18,000 lbs




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Video of Replacement Head Assembly for B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - 18,000 lbs

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Video Transcript for B and W Fifth Wheel BWRVC3200 Review

Today we're going to review part number BWRVC3200. This is the Replacement Head Assembly for B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch. Has a 16,000 lbs weight capacity. Now, this Head Assembly along with the B&W Base Assembly which is part number BWRVB3200, we sell separately. Those two pieces would make up the B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch which we also sell altogether which is part number BWRVK3200. Now this Hitch Head has the 3/4" thick dual jaws. It's provides 360-degree jaw-to-king-pin contact.

Gives you less rattle and more security than slide-bar jaws. Uses this cam-action latching handle to help prevent binding. Basically, if you unhook the pin and clip, pull it out you can see the handle will actually move towards the cab of the tow vehicle. Basically when you do that, you'll notice the dual jaws do open up, ready to accept the king-pin. This handle, it has a very simple release even on a level terrain. Also, what happens is when your king-pin slides in here and goes up against the back of these jaws it will close it and the handle would swing forward.

Then the hole right here would line up. The handle wouldn't go any further and you can drop your pin and clip in. To keep it in a place. Keep the jaws around the king-pin. The hole is big enough, also you could put a padlock through there for extra security. We do sell those separately.

Now this head here will drop on to the pivoted arms on the base. Then allows this head to stay fully articulating head. Which are what eases the hookup and helps limit chucking. Basically this head would move front to back and then this plate moves side to side, so it gives you a fully articulating head. Very simple to install when you go to install this. As you just pull up on the side here, they have this two handles called saddle handles.

Basically when you pull up on these it releases a latch underneath here that when you . That's how you would carry it and then you drop it on to the pivot arms. When you do that this area right here will set on the . There's a inaudible 00:02:06 on the pivot arms and that would sit on that. Then when you let the handles go, it sort of locks it into place so it doesn't come off of that, those pivot arms. Very simple make. The reason they do that is they want to make it easy for . If there's a just an individual person wanting to remove or install the 5th Wheel Hitch, instead of the whole unit which weighs quite a bit. They make it break down into pieces to where you can just take the head off and then take the base off and pretty much one person could do that. As you noticed its made of steel, has a nice gray powder coat finish to help resist corrosion. Few specs on this head is the gross towing weight capacity is 16,000 lbs. the vertical load limit or pin weight capacity is 4,000 lbs. Then just one last time I'll show you how the jaws work. Again, you just pop off the clip, pull out the pin, then you take your handle here. Just move it towards the back, you'll notice the jaw is open. Then with it in the open position when the king-pin comes in, push this on these jaws to close them and remove this handle right into position to where you could drop the pin and clip in. Lock it into place and you're ready to go. That should do it for the review on part number BWRVC3200. The Replacement Head Assembly for B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch. .


Customer Reviews

Replacement Head Assembly for B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - 18,000 lbs - BWRVC3200

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (19 Customer Reviews)

Replacement head fits B&W Patriot 18,000-lb fifth-wheel trailer hitches. Two-piece jaw provides great jaw-to-king-pin contact. Fully articulating design eases hookup on unlevel ground.

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I think B&W hitches are of excellent quality and are easy and simple to operate.This is a replacement for another brand that gave me frustrations every time I tryed to hitch up.




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Great products,fair prices. My last order was a replacement fifthwheel hitch part,l order it next day UPS it was second day air they gave some refund. Thanks etrailer




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This B&W hitch was an excellent choice. In my opinion it is far superior to other brands. On other brands you should do a “tug test” to ensure your trailer is locked in but that’s not necessary with a B&W. Once the hitch jaws lock around the pin, it’s locked! I highly recommend this hitch or any other size B&W hitch.




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Just what I needed at a reasonable price. Will definitely use them again!!!




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Service is the best, as always!




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Absolutely love this company and their products.
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Sincerely appreciate the help they provided.




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Fair price, and very fast, free deliver y.


Comments
Great!
Curt A - 10/29/2021


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Trailer is 9000 lbs. Hitch works great for this application. Light enough to lift in and out of the truck by myself. I would buy again.




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Excellent customer service. Quick order and delivery . Hitch came 2 days earlier than expected. Very knowledgeable about my requirements and delivered exactly what I required.
Will use them for all my future needs re my 5th wheel.
Thanks you,
Norm English




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fast service




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Very good service




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GOOD PRODUCT,GOOD SERVICE FAST SHIPPING.




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See what our Experts say about this B and W Accessories and Parts

  • Are All B&W Companion 5th Wheel Hitch Heads the Same
    The heads on all of the B&W Companion hitches are indeed the same and thus interchangeable among the different bases. So swap in confidence!
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  • Will B&W Companion Hitch Head Fit With B&W Patriot Base
    The Replacement Head Assembly # BWRVC3006 is compatible with the B&W Companion hitches but not the B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Hitches like what you have with part # BWRVK3200. Since you have the Patriot you will need the part # BWRVC3200 instead. The B&W Companion and Patriot 5th wheel hitches look similar and have the same basic features, but the way in which the head attaches to the base is different enough that you need a specific head depending on what hitch you have.
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  • Replacement Head Assembly Availability for B and W Companion and Patriot Fifth Wheel Hitches
    Functionally they are the same as they have the same jaw design, but they do attach differently so they are not interchangeable. The Patriot head replacement is the part # BWRVC3200 and the Companion head replacement is # BWRVC3006.
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  • Are the B&W Patriot and Companion Hitch Heads Interchangeable
    I spoke with my contact over at B&W and found that the Patriot head # BWRVC3200 and the Companion head, # BWRVC3006, are NOT interchangeable. They will not fit each other's bases/legs.
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  • Are B&W Companion and Patriot Hitch Heads The Same
    The Patriot fifth wheel heads and the Companion hitch heads are different enough that they are not interchangeable. If you need a Companion head you'd want the part # BWRVC3006 or if you want a Patriot hitch head you'd want the # BWRVC3200.
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  • Which Replacement Head For B&W Companion 5th Wheel Hitch For B&W Turnoverball Gooseneck Hitch
    I have another option for you, but the Replacement Head Assembly for B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - 18,000 lbs # BWRVC3200 you were looking at is for the Patriot series hitches and will not fit your B&W Companion base for the B&W Turnoverball. Instead you will need the Replacement Head Assembly for B&W Companion 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 25,000 lbs # BWRVC3006 which will work perfectly with your current base. I included a video of the # BWRVC3006 for you to take a look at.
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  • Can B&W 18K Replacement Head Assembly Work With B&W Patriot 16K Base
    The Replacement Head Assembly # BWRVC3200 is a confirmed fit for the base for the B&W Patriot 16,000-lbs # BWRVK3200. This hitch head will also work with the Patriot 18,000-lb fifth wheel hitches.
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  • Why Would Replacement B and W Companion Head Seem Too Wide at Pivot Arms For Install
    I spoke with my contact at Blue Ox and he informed me that based on what you described it is possible that you received the coupler head for the Patriot and not the Companion like you need. He asked me to have you double check that you see the part number RVC3006 on the box that the head came in. Our part number for this is # BWRVC3006. If the box has the part number RVC3200 you have the Patriot head. Our part number for this is the part # BWRVC3200. If not email us back with a picture...
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  • Will the B&W Patriot Head Fit On the B&W Companion Base for Ford OEM
    The Replacement Base for B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # BWRVB3300 only works with the Replacement Head Assembly for B&W Companion 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches part # BWRVC3006. The Replacement Head Assembly for B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # BWRVC3200 will not work unfortunately.
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  • Replacement Head Assembly for B&W Companion 5th Wheel
    The Replacement Head Assembly for B&W Companion 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches part # BWRVC3006 that you looked at will work on any of the companion sliding bases. The companion implies the type that connect to the B&W bases that connect to the goose neck hitch like part # BWRVK3500. If you do not have a Companion base then the Replacement Head Assembly for B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # BWRVC3200 like the one you have should work. These are the only two options available so...
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  • Are B and W Companion and Patriot Heads Interchangeable
    Functionally they are the same as they have the same jaw design, but they do attach differently so they are not interchangeable. The Patriot head replacement is the part # BWRVC3200 and the Companion head replacement is # BWRVC3006.
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  • Are the B&W Patriot and Companion Heads Interchangeable
    The heads on the B&W Patriot and Companion are slightly different. Unfortunately, heads are not interchangeable between the two hitches. The replacement head for the Patriot is # BWRVC3200 and the replacement head for the Companion is # BWRVC3006. If you want to go with the full kit for your flatbed, you would need # BWRVK3050.
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  • Replacement Fifth Wheel Head Recommendation for a B and W Slider Unit
    It sounds like you have a B and W Patriot Slider base like part # BWRVB3270 and are looking for a replacement head for it. The only head that will fit this slider unit is the # BWRVC3200 that you referenced. The Companion hitches use different heads and slider units than the Patriot.
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  • Will the B&W Patriot 16K Head Fit the B&W Patriot 18K Base
    Yes, the Head Assembly for B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches part # BWRVC3200 is the same for both 16,000 lb and 18,000 lb models so you can use this with the Slider Base for B&W Patriot Slider 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # BWRVB3270. The weight rating would then be 18,000 lbs because this is dictated by the base, not the head.
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  • Should Jaws of B&W Patriot 18k Slider Close All The Way & Chucking Issue
    The jaws of the B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider - 18,000 lbs # BWRVK3270 should definitely close all the way, yes. And in regards to padding, the Patriot has polyurethane bushings on top of the pivot arms that are designed to help stop noise and chucking. There aren't any adjustments you can make, you can go back to the installers just to ensure they did it correctly, or you may need to replace the head with the Replacement Head Assembly for B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer...
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  • Can B and W Patriot Hitch Fit Factory Ford Rail Kit in 2019 Ford F-350
    Functionally they are the same as they have the same jaw design, but they do attach differently so they are not interchangeable. The Patriot head replacement is the part # BWRVC3200 and the Companion head replacement is # BWRVC3006. If you currently have a Patriot hitch and are trying to fit a B and W hitch to the factory rails of your 2019 Ford F-350 you'll need the Companion hitch part # BWRVK3300.
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  • Lube Plate Recommendation for Use with B and W Patriot Fifth Wheel Hitch
    The proper size Lube plate for use with the B and W Patriot hitch is a 10 inch diameter lube plate. It is recommended to use one. We carry two lube plates this size. The Reese Lube Plate for Reese 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 10 inch Diameter, item # RP83002, and the Curt 10 inch Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch Lube Plate, item # 16721, will both work with your Patriot hitch nicely.
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  • Replacement Head Assembly For B&W Patriot 5TH Wheel Trailer Hitches
    The Replacement Head Assembly # BWRVC3200 is the correct head for your B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # BWRVK3200. The head is compatible with the 16,000LB Base # BWRVB3200, the 18,000LB Fixed Base # BWRVB3255 and the 18,000LB Slider Base # BWRVB3270.
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  • What is the Weight of the B&W Patriot BWRVK3255
    The B&W Patriot # BWRVK3255 weighs 135-lbs total. When separated, the Replacement Head Assembly for B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - 18,000 lbs # BWRVC3200 weighs in at 50-lbs and the Replacement Base for B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - 18,000 lbs # BWRVB3255 weighs 85-lbs.
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  • Will The Patriot Hitch Head Fit On A Companion OEM Slider Base
    If you're asking if the patriot head # BWRVC3200 you have can be placed on the Slider Base for B&W Companion Slider 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - 20,000lbs # BWRVB3775, it can not. While the heads do look very similar in design they are quite different and are not interchangeable. You would need to get the B&W Companion OEM 5th Wheel Hitch w/ Slider for Chevy/GMC Towing Prep Package # BWRVK3775 to use in your 2022 Chevy Silverado 3500's puck system.
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  • Will The B&W Fixed Patriot 5TH Wheel Hitch Head Fit On a B&W Slider Patriot Base?
    Yes, you will be able to use the Head Assembly # BWRVC3200 from your B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch # BWRVK3255 on the Replacement Slider Base # BWRVB3270. The arms are compatible as well but the replacement base will include new arms with it. This will give you the B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider # BWRVK3270 that you are needing for your 2011 Ram 2500 crew cab with the 6.4' bed.
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  • Can B&W Patriot Head Assembly Fit Companion Base for 2014 Ford Super Duty with OEM Pucks
    Even though the B&W Patriot Head Assembly # BWRVC3200 on your 18K Patriot # BWRVK3255 is similar to the B&W Companion Head Assembly # BWRVC3006 they do install differently but I do have some options for your 2014 Ford pickup. You can either use an adapter like the Reese Elite Series Underbed Rail Adapter # RP30156 so you can still use your Patriot or you can sell your Patriot and exchange it for a complete Companion part # BWRVK3370 for a short bed or # BWRVK3300 for a long bed, both...
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  • B&W Sliding 5th Wheel Hitch Options for a 2019 Ram 2500 w/ Factory Puck System
    I have a solution but the Replacement Slider Base for B&W Patriot Slider 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - 18,000 lbs item # BWRVB3270 will not fit in your 2019 Ram 2500's puck system. You will need the Reese 5th Wheel Rail Adapter for Ram OEM 5th Wheel Towing Prep Package - 25,000 lbs item # RP30154 to use that base or the full B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider - Dual Jaw - 18,000 lbs item # BWRVK3270 with your puck system. The Patriot 5th Wheel Hitch was not made to fit in the OEM...
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  • Can I Use the B&W Patriot 18K Slider Head On a B&W Companion 20K Base
    I do have an option for you but the Head Assembly for B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # BWRVC3200 will not work with the Base for B&W Companion Slider 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch part # BWRVB3405 or part # BWRVB3500. The B&W Patriot and B&W Companion use a different head and they are not cross compatible. Therefore, your best option is to sell the B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch w/ Slider part # BWRVK3270 that you have now so you can then obtain the B&W Companion Gooseneck-to-5th-Wheel...
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