Camco Introduces Eaz-Lift Fifth Wheel Hitches

Greensboro, North Carolina-based Camco introduces two new fifth wheel hitches, the Eaz-Lift 18K and the 18KS.

Camco Introduces Eaz-Lift Fifth Wheel Hitches

Camco Introduces Eaz-Lift Fifth Wheel Hitches

The 18K is a stationary fifth wheel hitch, and the 18KS is a sliding hitch.

The hitches feature Eaz-Lift quality on a standard base-rail-style bracket system.

The 18K-stationary and 18KS-slider fifth wheel hitches’ universal design allows them to be mounted to any existing base rails or to Eaz-Lift’s heavy-duty rails.

Ideal for a truck with a short bed, the 18KS utilizes the slider system to avoid truck and trailer damage by allowing additional turning clearance.

Features of the 18K and 18KS include:

Mounts to industry standard 4- and 10-bolt bed rails

11-degree side-to-side pivot with urethane cushions

32-degree, front-to-back pivot

Automatic locking jaws

Durable, powder-coated finish

18,000-pound capacity (4,500-pound vertical)

Secondary handle lock to ensure jaws have been locked closed

The 18K stationary hitch offers:

Adjustable height from 14.5 to 18 inches

The 18KS slider hitch offers these additional features:

Adjustable height from 17.5 to 21 inches

Displaces hitch 9 inches toward tailgate for tight maneuvering

Visible flag on each rail to show the slider has locked in either towing or maneuvering positions

Secondary lock pin ensures primary locking mechanism is fully secured

Fully enclosed rollers and locking mechanism to minimize debris build-up

The product order numbers are:

Camco Item Number 48620 — Fifth Wheel, Head, Crossmember, 4-bolt, kit, UPC = 014717486200, case quantity = 1, suggested retail price of $650

Camco Item Number 48621 — Fifth Wheel, Fixed Channel Leg, 4-bolt, kit, UPC = 014717486217, case quantity = 1, suggested retail price of $125

Camco Item Number 48622 — Fifth Wheel, Slider, 4-bolt, kit, UPC = 014717486224, case quantity = 1, suggested retail price of $610

Rail kits and vehicle specific adapters also available.

Details

Camco Manufacturing Inc.

camcologo1Camco Manufacturing Inc. started in 1966 with one employee and one product.

Today, over 40 years later, Camco has more than 350 employees, over 3,000 products, and five manufacturing facilities to better serve their customers needs.

Home office is in Greensboro, North Carolina; other locations include Elkhart, Indiana; Portland, Oregon; Leominster, Massachusetts, and their newest facility in Beilun, China.
Competitive pricing, superior service, quality products, and customer satisfaction are the foundations upon which Camco operates.

Address: 121 Landmark Drive, Greensboro, NC 27409

Phone: (800) 334-2004

Website: camco.net

Worth Pondering…

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Here is one of the actual signs:

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In the car is you

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Did this bring back any old memories?

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