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B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - Dual Jaw - 18,000 lbs

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  • B and W
  • 18000 lbs GTW
  • Fixed Fifth Wheel
  • Standard - Double Jaw
  • Hitch Only
  • Double Pivot
  • 4500 lbs TW
  • 16 - 19 Inch Tall
  • 4 Inch Fore/Aft Travel
The dual jaw on this 5th-wheel hitch offers a secure connection with 360-degree jaw-to-king-pin contact. Durable polyurethane bushings limit rattle and vibration. Base adjusts for ideal vertical and fore/aft positioning. Rails sold separately. Call 800-298-8924 to order B and W fifth wheel part number BWRVK3255 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all B and W products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - Dual Jaw - 18,000 lbs. Fifth Wheel reviews from real customers.



B and W Fifth Wheel - BWRVK3255

The dual jaw on this 5th-wheel hitch offers a secure connection with 360-degree jaw-to-king-pin contact. Durable polyurethane bushings limit rattle and vibration. Base adjusts for ideal vertical and fore/aft positioning. Rails sold separately.


Features:

  • 5th-Wheel hitch mounts in your truck bed so you can tow your 5th-wheel trailer
  • 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
  • Improved cab clearance achieved with 4" of front-to-back adjustment
    • Attach pivot arms to base in desired position fore or aft
  • 4 Height settings to fit your application
  • Quiet, rattle-free ride with polyurethane bushings
  • Base rails and installation kit sold separately
    • Compatible with industry-standard, above-bed rails - B&W, Curt, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Pro Series, Reese, and Valley
    • Simplify installation with a semi-custom bracket kit (not available for all applications)
  • Gray powder coated steel is corrosion resistant
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Gross towing weight: 18,000 lbs
  • Vertical load limit: 4,500 lbs
  • Hitch height: 16" - 19"
  • Footprint: 31-1/2" wide x 24" deep
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Quiet, Secure Ride

The 3/4" thick jaw on the Patriot is precision machined to provide a tight, sturdy connection. And unlike slide-bar models, the rounded 2-piece jaw on this fifth-wheel trailer hitch inhibits rattle and movement by securely wrapping around your trailer's king pin, resulting in easier hookup and a safer, quieter ride.


In addition to the sturdy jaw, the Patriot has durable polyurethane bushings built in to provide a smoother, more comfortable towing experience. These bushings sit on top of the pivot arms that support the fifth-wheel head. Because the head is resting on padded area, it is able to pivot without clanking. The ability of the head to pivot - both front to back and side to side - along with the trailer also helps to limit the chucking that may occur with a more static hitch.


Non-Binding Latch Handle

The dual jaw on the Patriot is operated by a simple-to-use cam-action handle. This handle allows you to quickly and easily release the jaws on the hitch, even if you are on uneven terrain. If any binding does occur between your truck and trailer, the jaws may remain closed after you move the handle to the open position. But because the handle is unlatched, there is nothing keeping the jaws closed except for the binding pressure. Therefore, simply driving your truck forward will be enough to force the jaws to open.


The cam-action handle is held in the closed position with the included pin and clip. For extra security, you can replace the pin with a sturdy padlock. The shackle on the lock you choose should have a diameter of 5/16", height of 3", and a width of 2-1/4".


Easily Adjustable Design

The B&W Patriot can be adjusted front to back as well as up and down for optimal positioning. As a result, this hitch can accommodate the height of your trailer and also help to give you the cab clearance needed to execute turns while towing.


Patriot Hitch Arm Positioning Diagram

To adjust either the height of the Patriot or the fore/aft positioning, just attach the hitch's pivot arms in the desired location on the base. The above diagram gives an indication of where to mount the arms so that you get the height and the cab clearance that you need.



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Video of B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - Dual Jaw - 18,000 lbs


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Video Transcript for B and W Fifth Wheel BWRVK3255 Review

Today, we're going to take a look at the B&W Patriot Dual Jaw Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch. This has an eighteen-thousand pound weight capacity. Now this fifth-wheel hitch will mount in your truck bed so you can tow your fifth-wheel trailer. It uses the three quarter inch thick dual jaws to provide a nice three-hundred and sixty degree jaw to king pin contact, because that'll give you less rattle and more security than your slide bar jaws. The head is a fully articulating head, which will ease hookup, helps limit chucking. Has a front-to-back movement and then this plate right here will pivot side-to-side, also. The head does sit on polyurethane bushings that are on these pivot arms.

It gives you a nice, quiet, rattle-free ride. The other nice thing about this, you notice these two handles here They're called saddle handles. You can remove this head very easily just by picking up both of these. It releases, and you can take it off the pivot arms, and then that'll allow one person, basically .. If you want to take this hitch out of your truck bed after it's been installed, and there's just you around, you can actually pick up the head and remove it and then remove the base with the pivot arms also.

So it makes it easy for one person to remove the hitch from the truck bed. Now this hitch also can be adjusted front to back, as well as up and down for optimal positioning. The hitch can accommodate the height of your trailer, because you always want the trailer and the tow vehicle to be at level and also help give you cab clearance needed to execute turns while towing. To do that adjustment, what happens is either the height you can adjust or the front to back positioning, you just attach these pivot arms right here that are bolted to the base in the desired location on the base. On each side of the base, there's a multiple rows of holes that you can put these pivot arms to, and they'll allow you to get either four inches of front to back adjustment for cab clearance or four hitch height settings to fit your application. You can range from sixteen inches, seventeen, eighteen, and nineteen.

Hitch height is always measured from the truck bed to the top of this plate right here. Now the cam action latching handle right here will help prevent binding. It's a very simple release, even on un-level terrain. It is lockable to secure the trailer to the hitch. It uses a pinning clip right here. The hole is large enough you can use a padlock if you prefer, for extra security.

Padlocks we do sell separately on our website. Now to install this in your truck bed, it does require base rails and an installation kit, which we do sell separately on our website. We do recommend to go to our fit guide, put in your year and model vehicle, and it will show you what's available. This is compatible with industry standard above bed rails, like B&W, Curt, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Pro Series, Reese, and Valley, if you already have rails. If you do need to also get an installation kit, we do try to recommend a semi-custom bracket kit. When you do check on our fit guide, it'll tell you if one's available for your vehicle. We do recommend the more custom fit or semi-custom fit because that'll simplify installation quite a bit. Now, it does come with the pins and clips. You can see right down there, I got them laid out, the four pins and clips. That's for attaching this hitch to the rails, one for each corner. Now to finish, this is a steel . This whole hitch is made of a steel, has a nice gray powder coat finish to it for corrosion resistance. This part is made in the USA. Now a few specs on this. The gross towing weight capacity, again, is eighteen-thousand pounds. The vertical low-limit or pin weight capacity is forty-five hundred pounds. The hitch height, we had mentioned, can be adjusted from sixteen inches to nineteen inches. Just to give you an idea of the footprint of this whole hitch, how much it'll take up in your truck bed . If we go and measure the width, it's thirty-one and a half inches width, and the depth is going to be right at twenty-four inches. So what I want to do now is just give you an example of how these jaws work and this handle works. So, again, here's your handle, has the pin and clip in it . You just pop your pin and clip out, and then all you have to do is rotate your cam latch and handle back, and you can see both dual jaws will open. For instance, this would be your king pin that would be on your pin box of your fifth wheel. As you hook up, this will go into that. Push the dual jaws open and then as it goes back, because you can see the handle will move up, all you have to do is make sure the handle moves up to where these holes line up to where you put your pin and clip or your padlock through there. So once they line up, pop that in. Your handle's locked into place, and you can see the dual jaws are locked around the king pin. You're ready for towing. That should do it for the review of the B&W Patriot Dual Jaw Fifth Wheel Trailer Hitch with the eighteen-thousand pound weight capacity.


Customer Reviews

B&W Patriot 5th Wheel Trailer Hitch - Dual Jaw - 18,000 lbs - BWRVK3255

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (8 Customer Reviews)

The dual jaw on this 5th-wheel hitch offers a secure connection with 360-degree jaw-to-king-pin contact. Durable polyurethane bushings limit rattle and vibration. Base adjusts for ideal vertical and fore/aft positioning. Rails sold separately.

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by: Mitch10/05/2016


It took longer to get here than it usually does from etrailer but it was delivered by UPS in good shape. All the pieces were there. Would've only taken about 15-20 minutes to install in the bed if I wouldn't have had to loosen the rails and adjust them a little. That's no fault of the hitch. Hitch seems very robust and capable. B&W obviously believes in quality and precision. The bolt holes for the arms are very close tolerance and require some effort to get the bolts though. Only gave 4 stars because I haven't pulled with it yet but I expect it'll be as advertised 303519



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by: Jim L.03/11/2017


We bought this hitch to replace and older Reese hitch with the sliding bar. Used to have problems getting the locking bar in place. With the B and W hitch coupling and uncoupling the trailer is now a 1 person operation. The jaw mechanism works great and is very forgiving. No longer have my wife in harms way trying to push in or pull out the sliding bar next to the truck's rear wheel. I would highly recommend this hitch especially for those having coupling/uncoupling problems. 351466



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by: Angel A04/29/2015


This product looks awesome. Very easy to install with existing bed rails. Additionally, etrailer.com goes above and beyond to ensure customers are 100% satisfied with their purchase. I will be a loyal, long time customer of etrailer. 188669



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by: Dennis C.06/23/2016


The hitch install went flawlessly and I can't wait to test it out. The product appears to be very well made. There was a delay in shipping do to it being back ordered from B&W but etrailer kept me up to date and it arrived as I expected. 264234



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by: Bob D.03/30/2017


Love the hitch, it's quite, brakes down in two pieces for easy removal from your bed. And it's built like a Sherman tank 360371



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by: Reed03/20/2017


Product worked as described by sales staff. Always nice to get prompt, courteous and most of all,professional service. 359220



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by: Curtis Williams06/08/2017


Arrived very fast and in good shape Can't wait to install it 390705



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by: Excellent04/15/2017


Shipped fast and was exactly what I asked for 367784


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