5th wheel hitch with slider 24,000 lb - $400 (Evans)

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condition: good
make / manufacturer: Curt
model name / number: Q24 R24
Curt Q24 hitch on R24 Slider in Evans
Dual jaw 24,000lbs

About the Q24 hitch (description for just hitch, not including slider) per E-trailer's website:

5th-Wheel hitch mounts in your truck bed so you can tow your 5th-wheel trailer
2-Jaw locking system provides 360-degree jaw-to-king-pin contact
Less rattle and more security than slide-bar models
3-Point indicator system - color coding tells you if hitch is ready to uncouple, couple or tow
Lock indicators visible from cab
Unique spherical axial bearing allows easy pivoting of hitch head
Smooth, 360-degree movement - not just front-to-back and side-to-side tilting
Built-in cushioning absorbs road shock
Lockable handle lets you easily secure trailer to hitch with padlock (sold separately)
Short-throw, single-handle operation
Self-aligning head pivots for simple hookup
3 Lube points with easy-to-access grease fittings
2-Pin head removal makes it easy for one person to remove hitch
Included plastic lube plate lets king pin glide smoothly into hitch during hookup
4" Height adjustment
Simple installation with base rails and installation kit (sold separately)
Compatible with B&W, Curt, Demco, Draw-Tite, Hidden Hitch, Husky, Reese, and Valley above-bed base rails
Sturdy steel construction with durable, carbide powder coat finish

About the Q24 Slider per same website:

R24 Slider
Most often used on trucks with 6' and 6-1/2' beds, this roller helps to eliminate clearance problems during slow-speed turns. When you are towing a fifth-wheel trailer, your hitch must be situated on the cab side of your truck's rear axle. However, at slow speeds you can use a roller to slide the fifth-wheel hitch (and the trailer) toward your truck's tailgate and past the rear axle, creating enough space between the cab of your truck and the trailer to permit less-restricted turning.

Non-Binding Design

The round-tube design of this slider allows for relatively uninhibited movement of your fifth-wheel hitch. Because your hitch can glide smoothly and easily along the rods, there is less chance of binding.

With straight, flat contact points, as found with square-tube sliders, tension can build between the slider and the hitch when your truck and trailer are somewhat out of line or are on uneven ground. As a result, it can be difficult to properly activate the slider when your truck and trailer are not in a straight line.

With a round-tube slider, there is more give between the contacting surfaces, allowing better mobility of the hitch system. Fewer corners means less tension buildup. Activating a round-tube slider is easier, and operation as a whole is smoother.

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