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Old 06-30-2013, 10:12 PM   #15
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Now here is an example of a person with WAY too much time and money on their hands. Yes, cool piece of engineering but to what end? There is absolutly no gain in this setup. All he seems to have done is add a whole lotta weight to his rig getting less MPG and wasted some really great aluminum. Well, whatever!
He made it longer...but didn't gain any storage or living space.
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Old 06-30-2013, 10:51 PM   #16
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Isn't there a hitch called a "Pullrite" - that goes under the truck bed and essentially does the same thing? Moves the pivot point and the weight point to be over the rear axle of the truck? I think you lose the ability to stow a spare tire under the truck bed though.

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Old 07-01-2013, 03:14 AM   #17
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Isn't there a hitch called a "Pullrite" - that goes under the truck bed and essentially does the same thing? Moves the pivot point and the weight point to be over the rear axle of the truck? I think you lose the ability to stow a spare tire under the truck bed though.

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And Airstream DID make a BUTT-Ugly gooseneck for a few years.

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Yes, there is PullRite, but they don't make hitches for our trucks any more. They pretty much stopped in 2008 or 2009. The last time I saw one was in the 90's on a 60's International Travel-All.
At some point Thor attempted to make Airstreams more "mainstream". The Purists balked. Some of the motorhomes and fifth wheels looked like SOBs...and then the Squarestream...
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At some point Thor attempted to make Airstreams more "mainstream". The Purists balked. Some of the motorhomes and fifth wheels looked like SOBs...and then the Squarestream...
The squarestream was more Airstream than ANY of the fiberglass skinned mohos. At least it WAS aluminum.
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I like the idea of getting the pivot point nearer to the tow vehicle's axle. Also would not mind addind a few more feet of flat space in front of trailer for a toy-hauler/patio. Anyone know who made this one?
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