September 22, 2019

Andersen Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection 2


With the Aluminum Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection 2, Andersen Hitches revolutionizes 5th wheel towing.

Whether you’re hard at work or kicking back in an RV, 5th wheel towing is an effective way to get crucial loads from point A to point B while still being able to use your own vehicle for towing. Wherever you head with your 5th wheel setup, you absolutely need to know that the hitches and accessories you use will work. No company is more committed to the towing industry than Andersen Manufacturing, and drivers across the country trust Andersen to keep them going strong wherever the road leads.

Today we’re going to look at one of the most popular 5th wheel accessories on the market, the Andersen Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection 2.  Smart design and quality aluminum alloy make this 5th wheel hitch stronger than you’d ever expect from a hitch that is so light. The base only weights 35 pounds and can be installed within a minute. The base can be removed just as fast, while the ball-funnel offers lots of flexibility in all planes.


Andersen’s Ball-shaped Design

The most common 5th wheel designs facilitate turning on the horizontal plane, but they rarely can move in any other direction. The ball shape of the Andersen Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection 2 allows your trailer to swivel in any direction. It revolves further and more freely than any other 5th Wheel design on the market today. Another bonus effect of the ball shaped connection is that users are able to couple and uncouple the trailer on uneven terrain. This means those who work or play in rough terrain can easily uncouple even when the landscape is less than ideal.

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Fit For Heavy Loads

As we profiled earlier, the Aluminum Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection 2 is incredibly light and sturdy. But what can it truly handle? The Ultimate Connector 2 is designed for 24,000 pounds Gross Trailer Weight Rating and 4,500 pounds tongue weight. This means 4,500 pounds of force effecting the hitch itself and the trailer (including the load) weighing in at up to 24,000 pounds. All that with the hitch’s base weighing only 35 pounds!


Catering For All Demands

The hitch’s height can be adjusted to one of three options:

  • Lower: 16-3/4 in.
  • Middle: 17-7/8 in.
  • Upper: 19-1/8 in.

That’s more than two inches of versatility when coupling the towing unit with various semi-trailers. This 5th Wheel Hitch is not only durable, it is versatile to fit just about any bed truck. Large, standard bed, even short bed – Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection 2 fits all of them. It also works with all standard brands of gooseneck hitches.

If you’re driving a flatbed truck, check out the Lowered Aluminum 5th Wheel Connection 2.

Easy To Use

The Andersen Ultimate Connection 2 is simple. Complete installation of the whole thing takes less than five minutes. Better yet, you can remove or re-install the base within one minute! All of this can be done by one person, without any extra help.

As mentioned before, you can couple/uncouple the trailer on uneven terrain. Together with the remote latch/unlatch cable, the 5th Wheel Connection 2 is one of the most user-friendly 5th wheel hitches available.



  • Fits all standard gooseneck hitches.
  • Base weights only 35lbs.
  • Complete installation takes less than 5 minutes, base can be removed/re-installed in under one minute.
  • Fits long, standard and short bed trucks.
  • Three height adjustments from 16-3/4” to 19-1/8”.
  • Swivels in all directions.
  • Rated at 24,000 lbs GTWR and 4,500 lbs tongue weight.
  • Patented remote latch/unlatch cable.

Final Thoughts

The Andersen Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection 2 is strong, robust and easy to use. It is currently the strongest 5th wheel in it’s weight class, and yet features unparalleled flexibility due to its ball-funnel design. It has all the perks to make it a pioneer of its class and comes at a reasonable price of $749.99 at If you’re serious about 5th wheel towing, you have to check out the Andersen Ultimate 5th Wheel Connection 2.