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Reese Pole-Tongue Adapter for Weight Distribution Systems - 14,000 lbs GTW, 1,400 lbs TW

Reese Pole-Tongue Adapter for Weight Distribution Systems - 14,000 lbs GTW, 1,400 lbs TW

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Keep your straight-tongue trailer in line by mounting a weight-distribution system (sold separately) to it with this pole-tongue adapter. Platform provides mounting space for the lift brackets of almost any weight-distribution system. 1-800-940-8924 to order Reese accessories and parts part number RP58393 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Reese products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for Reese Pole-Tongue Adapter for Weight Distribution Systems - 14,000 lbs GTW, 1,400 lbs TW. Accessories and Parts reviews from real customers.
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Reese Accessories and Parts - RP58393

  • Weight Distribution Hitch
  • Adapters
  • Pole Tongue Adapters
  • Reese

Keep your straight-tongue trailer in line by mounting a weight-distribution system (sold separately) to it with this pole-tongue adapter. Platform provides mounting space for the lift brackets of almost any weight-distribution system.


Features:

  • Lets you mount a weight-distribution system on your straight-tongue trailer
    • Adapter provides mounting area for lift brackets of weight-distribution hitch
  • Works with Reese round-bar, trunnion-bar, Steadi-Flex, and SC weight-distribution systems
    • Will not work with Reese Strait-Line weight-distribution systems with dual-cam sway control
  • Includes mounting brackets and hardware
  • Finished with black powder coat


Specs:

  • Capacity:
    • When mounted on top of trailer tongue:
      • Tongue weight: 1,400 lbs
      • Gross towing weight: 14,000 lbs
    • When mounted below trailer tongue:
      • Tongue weight: 1,200 lbs
      • Gross towing weight: 12,000 lbs
  • Positioning on trailer tongue: mount approximately 29" back from hitch ball
  • Limited lifetime warranty


Note: Weight distribution systems should not be used with swing-away tongue trailers.

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58393 Reese Pole Tongue Adapter and Fastener Kit - 12,000 lbs - 14,000 lbs

Installation Details RP58393 Installation instructions


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Reese Pole-Tongue Adapter for Weight Distribution Systems - 14,000 lbs GTW, 1,400 lbs TW - RP58393

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (20 Customer Reviews)

Keep your straight-tongue trailer in line by mounting a weight-distribution system (sold separately) to it with this pole-tongue adapter. Platform provides mounting space for the lift brackets of almost any weight-distribution system.

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I had previously purchased a different pole tongue adapter that did not work. This one has worked perfectly with my weight distribution hitch. It is well built and heavy and my boat tows better than ever. I could not be happier.

Leslie

10/6/2023

After a year of use there have been no issues, it still works great.

Etrailer Expert

Mike L.

10/19/2023

@Leslie We're happy to hear that!


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Became an excellent solution for two trailers that I had that were configured with a pole tongue style frame. Pleased with how this system has worked with my trailers and weight distribution hitch thus far. Only thing I noticed was the spacing of the holes where the bracket clamps to the tongue. My tongue dimensions did not give me a tight fit using the pre drilled holes in the brackets but a rather sizable gap between the bolts and the tongue. This was easily remedied by adding a spacer to make up the difference.



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Stacey was very helpful in assisting me with piecing together weight distribution system. The pole tongue adapter by Reese is well built and will certainly provide the requirement needed to distribute weight. Buy with confidence!



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So far so good. Had a shop install this add-on bracket for my boat trailer and it allowed me to install the appropriate wd hitch for my surge brake setup and pole tongue.

Worked W.

1/16/2018

I really appreciate the follow up. The hitch setup has been working out really well. I am glad I went with the product and your company. Would not hesitate to do it again.



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This pole tongue adapter arrived with two 6-inch connecting bolts that secure the four mounts under the trailer tongue. Sadly, only the outside 1.5 inches of the hex bolts were threaded, which would be great if my trailer tongue was 4 inches wide. Mine is 3 inches wide (a standard width for heavy boat trailers), so I ran out of thread before the part was secured. So I could either get a whole bunch of flat washers (Grade 5), or try to get 5 inch hex bolts. I called Reese, they are shipping me 6-inch fully threaded bolts. Not sure if that is the strongest set-up; I ended up ordering 5 inch partially threaded bolts from Grainger. Grade 5 hex bolts are NOT at [average retail stores]. So a PIT[Y] but not a deal killer.




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Works like a charm. I have a heavy boat / trailer with a straight (not a ā€œvā€) tongue and needed a way to hook up a distor hitch. This



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works awesome, use it for my 35 foot boat trailer. pulled it on a 1200 mile trip the first use and it was a world of difference when i hooked it up! Thanks!



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Product took 3 days to arrive-nice! Fit and finish is fantastic. I would install it now, however it is -3 out and -20 with the wind chill. Nice work etrailer! This is my second order with you and I will be back



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if you have a heavy pole-tongue trailer, this adapter helps with safety
by letting you use a weight distribution system.



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This is extremely well built and the installation instructions were excellent. Thanks.



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Works awesome!



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Worked as expected.



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Well made product got it sooner than ex pected>



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  • Pole Tongue Adapter for Weight Distribution Installed on Luxe-Ryder Trailer
    The only way you'd be able to install and use the Reese Pole Tongue Adapter part # RP58393 would be if you cut off the round tube and attached this to the square tube underneath. It needs the square edges to attach properly.
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  • Can A Weight Distribution System be Used on a Boat Trailer with a Pole Tongue
    We have a pole tongue adapter that allows weight distribution systems to be installed on the style of frames that boat trailer have. For a Reese weight distribution system you would want the part # RP58393. The best way to pick out a weight distribution system is to base it off of the loaded tongue weight of the setup when it is loaded and ready to tow. This figure also includes the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. I attached a help article on determining tongue...
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  • Measurements for Reese Pole Tongue Adapter # RP58393
    I spoke with my contact at Reese about pole tongue adapter # RP58393 and got some measurements for you. At the front it is 18.75 inches wide overall. At the back it is 22.98 inches wide overall. The frame height where the weight distribution brackets go is 5 inches tall. And front to back it is 7-1/2 inches long.
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  • How Much Height Does the Reese Pole Tongue Adapter Add to Trailer Tongue
    I went out into our warehouse and measured the Reese Pole-Tongue Adapter part # RP58393 and found that it would add 3-1/4 inches to the top of the trailer frame it was installed on in the front and 3-1/2 inches in back.
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  • What Causes Intense Trailer Sway at a Certain Speed
    The type of sway you are describing is not going to be fixed by a weight distribution system. You either do not have enough tongue weight forward in the trailer, your suspension is worn out, or your trailer isn't sitting level. Weight distribution systems will help with sway induced by large gusts of wind or passing semi-trucks but not persistent sway that start when getting up to a certain speed. Also nearly all aluminum trailers aren't rated for weight distribution per the manufacturer...
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  • What Factors Determine Picking Out Correct Weight Distribution System
    The trailer tongue length does not necessarily dictate which system you need, but if you have a pole tongue trailer hitch like what boat trailer typically have you will need a pole tongue adapter like the # RP58393. The best way to pick out a weight distribution system is to base it off of the loaded tongue weight of the setup when it is loaded and ready to tow. This figure also includes the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. I attached a help article on determining...
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  • Pole Tongue Adapter for Boat Trailer so that Weight Distribution Can Be Used
    The adapter that you would need would be the pole tongue adapter part # RP58393 to be able to use a weight distribution system with your setup. Since your vehicle requires the use of a WD system to tow a trailer as heavy as yours the only option I can make for you would be to relocate the items on your trailer frame that are currently in the way as they do not make longer spring bar weight distribution systems. They are all right at 30 inches in length.
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  • Pole Tongue Adapter For Use with a Weight Distribtuion Hitch on a Swing Tongue Boat Trailer
    It is not a good idea to use weight distribution with a folding tongue due to the amount of force applied by the spring bars to the trailer. The pole tongue adapter like the Reese item # RP58393 has a note on the product page saying not to use weight distribution systems with swing arms.
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  • Could Reese Pole Tongue Adapter Work with Aluminum Trailer Frame
    If the manufacturer of your trailer says it's okay to use weight distribution and a pole tongue adapter like the part # RP58393 with your aluminum trailer you can but we have found that most manufacturers of aluminum trailers will say not to use WD with them. We have seem a few rare exceptions though.
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  • Can Reese Pole-Tongue Adapter be Used on an Aluminum Trailer
    The only restriction that the Reese Pole-Tongue Adapter # RP58393 has is that it can't be used with swing-away couplers. Since your trailer has an aluminum frame you're going to want to reach out to your trailer manufacturer to make sure they approve this kind of an adapter and a weight distribution system being used on that trailer frame.
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  • Can Reese SC Weight Distribution System be Used with Pole Tongue Adapter on Boat Trailer
    You can use the Reese SC Weight Distribution System part # RP66153 with a boat trailer is you use a pole tongue adapter like the part # RP58393. In this situation the frame width restriction you mentioned isn't exactly applicable since that is referring to when installing the frame hangers of the # RP66153. The best way to pick out a weight distribution system is to base it off of the loaded tongue weight of the setup when it is loaded and ready to tow. This figure also includes the weight...
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  • Pole Tongue Adapter to Use Reese Steadi-Flex Weight Distribution on a Boat Trailer
    I spoke with my contact at Reese and confirmed that you can use Reese Pole-Tongue Adapter for Weight Distribution Systems - 14,000 lbs GTW, 1,400 lbs TW Item # RP58393 with the Reese Steadi-Flex Weight Distribution System w/ Sway Control - Trunnion - 10K GTW, 1K TW Item # RP66559. So that pole tongue adapter is the only part you would need use the system with your pole tongue trailer.
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  • Weight Distribution for 2020 Ford F-150 Towing Boat Trailer
    In general aluminum boat trailers and weight distribution system just don't mix. You'll have to go with a trailer that has a steel frame otherwise you'll find you can't use a WD system. The Pole Tongue Adapter part # RP58393 that you referenced will be needed since boat trailers have pole tongues. Then for a weight distribution system the part # RP66560 would be a great choice that is perfect for the towing capacity of your truck and the weights you mentioned plus has sway control built...
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  • Can Reese Steadi-Flex Weight Distribution System Be Used on a Boat Trailer
    It sure will, but in order to use a Reese Steadi-Flex weight distribution system like the # RP66561 you'd looked at on a boat trailer, you'd need to use a Reese pole tongue adapter, part # RP58393. However, this does not apply on trailers with hinged, swing away trailer tongues. Using weight distribution isn't recommended on trailers such as that. I've linked to a product description video that explains how the pole tongue adapter works.
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  • How Can a Weight Distribution System be Used on a Square Tube Trailer Frame
    You can install a weight distribution system on a 2x6 tube frame trailer like what you described but you are going to need to use a pole tongue adapter like the part # RP58393.
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  • Using a Weight Distribution System on a Boat Trailer With Surge Brakes
    I contacted Venture Trailers Inc. and found that the reason they do not recommend the use of a weight distribution system is because most weight distribution systems are not recommended for trailers with surge brakes because they do not allow the coupler to push into the coupler housing and engaging the brakes. Also due to the fact that they do apply additional stress on the tongue of the trailer like you said and this can be particularly harmful to aluminum frame trailers. There are...
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  • Weight Distribution System Recommendation for 7,200 lb Boat Trailer
    Due to the weight of your trailer you'd need the pole tongue adapter part # RP58393 since it's good for up to 1,400 lbs of tongue weight. Your trailer loaded is at 7,200 lbs which means the tongue weight will be between 700 and 1,000 lbs. That means the part # RP66560 would be your best option as it has a tongue weight range of 600-1,200 lbs and features friction sway control.
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  • Pole Tongue Adapter Recommendation for Weight Distribution on a Boat Trailer
    As long as your Reese WD system part # RP66087 that you referenced has the correct tongue weight range for the tongue weight of your setup all you would need is the pole tongue adapter, part # RP58393. However, there is no way to use the dual cam sway control of this system. Basically the pole tongue adapter will make it so that you won't use the chain hangers/chains or the dual cams. The best way to pick out a weight distribution system is to base it off of the loaded tongue weight of...
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  • Can Weight Distribution be Used on a 32 foot Boats Trailer
    Boat trailers have pole tongues which makes installing a weight distribution system interesting but still very possible. What you need to start with is a pole tongue adapter like the part # RP58393. Which based on the length of your boat the WD system that would make the most since is the Steadi-Flex part # RP66560 which has a 600 to 1,200 lb tongue weight range plus a friction sway control setup.
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution And Adapter For Trailer With Long Pole Tongue
    We have just what you need for your trailer with a pole tongue. I recommend a weight distribution system like the Reese Steadi-Flex Weight Distribution System, part # RP66559. This system has a 10,000 lb capacity and is designed for tongue weight between 500 and 1,000 lbs, and is surge brake compatible. I also recommend the Reese Pole-Tongue Adapter for Weight Distribution Systems, part # RP58393. This mounts about 29 inches rearward on the tongue from the hitch ball and provides a...
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  • Recommended Weight Distribution System for Boat Trailer With Pole Tongue Adapter
    For your Malibu Wakesetter 23LSV, based on the weights you gave me, I recommend the Reese Steadi-Flex Weight Distribution System w/ Sway Control # RP66560, which will account for any cargo weight behind the rear axle of your 2001 Toyota Sequoia as well. This system will help distribute the weight of your trailer for a smoother ride and will also give you sway control with the friction pads made of brake pad material and the spring trunnion bars. You will need a pole tongue adapter for...
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  • Can Reese Chain Hangers # RP58305 Be Installed on a 3 Inch Wide Frame if Longer Bolts are Used
    Yes, the hardware that is included with the chain hangers, # RP58305, is only good for frames up to 2-1/4 inches wide. I have been told by Reese that you can use longer bolts to mount the hangers on the frame. This is provided that the larger frame is still within the proper mounting specs in the weight distribution system instructions. You mentioned mounting one on each side of the frame so it sounds like you want to use them for another purpose. If so please keep in mind that they have...
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  • How to Install a Weight Distribution System on a Straight Tongue Boat Trailer
    What you need for your boat trailer is a pole tongue adapter like part # RP58393. This product is designed to work on trailers with straight tongues just like your boat trailer. I attached a picture of what it looks like installed. The best way to pick out a weight distribution system is to base it off of the loaded tongue weight of the setup when it is loaded and ready to tow. This figure also includes the weight of any cargo behind the rear axle of the tow vehicle. I attached a help...
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  • Pole Tongue Adapter for a Reese Steadi-Flex Weight Distribution System
    In order to use the Reese Steadi-Flex system # 66557 with a pole tongue trailer you will need to use adapter # RP58393. It will provide the proper mount for the frame brackets in the Stead-Flex system.
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