Camper and WD hitch requirement

pkrexer

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This will be my first time owning a 3/4 ton truck and I'm not sure if still need to use my WD hitch.

I currently pull a 27' camper, weight is around 6k + whatever we pack it full with. Should I still use my WD hitch?

If one isn't needed, is there any recommend hitch setups that aren't WD but have sway control support?
 

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Yes, if it was a flatbed and pulling 6k not so much, but a camper that catches all kinds of wind and is generally unruly towing with a high cg it is always a good idea to have wd w/sway. I have towed mine short distances without and not had much problem but for any sort of distance or high speed you definitely want it. I use the husky centerline ts and it is pretty easy to hookup, there are some others out there that dont use chains that are easy as well.
 

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Welcome to the forum @pkrexer - I have a 27ft Airstream (about 7500 pounds) and I'm still planning on using my WDH. It's probably not needed to distribute the weight, but still helps with the trailer sway. I had this same setup on my RAM 2500 diesel and it towed noticeably better with it.
 
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