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Ray's Sovereign reciever hitch.


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I recently bought this from Ray S figuring that it would be useful. It's there behind the rest.  I stuck a 6" drop hitch into the receiver and flipped the ball. Perfect height for pulling trailers around the yard. Hmm. I wonder if these wheel weights will slip right over this ball? I don't know if I'll need them, but it's an extra 80 lbs aft of the axle.

 

Receiver hitches give you a plethora of options.

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1 hour ago, kwt said:

More light. Though I think Dad's got me covered.

That is a neat idea with the weights

I take it that the reciever does not interfere with the operation of the rear lift?

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Just beware that the higher you put the tongue weight on your tractor, the more likely it is to do a Wheelie.  Lower is better with heavy trailer loads.

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Well, It doesn't interfere with the lift itself, but it uses the lower holes where I would have to pin a tiller to, so I don't think I could have it on with a rear attachment, except for maybe a lift counterweight/stinger. Pull two pins and rotate up and the receiver is off. It's pretty slick.

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3 minutes ago, GregB said:

Just beware that the higher you put the tongue weight on your tractor, the more likely it is to do a Wheelie.  Lower is better with heavy trailer loads.

I have front wheel weights and am figuring to load the tires. What would really be good would be to swap the light weight GX620 Honda for my NOS Wisconsin TJD. Alas the Sovereigns just don't have the room for it and I refuse to butcher one.

 

I ain't figuring on towing boats with it, but this height is going to be good for moving my wood splitter.

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21 minutes ago, GregB said:

Just beware that the higher you put the tongue weight on your tractor, the more likely it is to do a Wheelie.  Lower is better with heavy trailer loads.

You say that like I want to live forever. Use your imagination and watch me operate this bad boy. While you're watching, you can hold my beer.

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I run his hitch as well with the stinger and 2 donuts on at the same time.  Exact same hitch setup, 6" drop flipped over and it seems to be just about perfect.  

53 minutes ago, GregB said:

Just beware that the higher you put the tongue weight on your tractor, the more likely it is to do a Wheelie.  Lower is better with heavy trailer loads.

I do occasionally move my 19' fiberglass fish/ski with it and it does just fine but you are absolutely right, keep it as low as possible!  The weight doesn't seem to be an issue but steering gets real iffy!

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