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Old 08-14-2013, 11:08 PM   #57
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All drop hitch parts I've ever had any dealings with were made from one piece forged bar stock.....not two pieces that might as well be tack welded together and braced.
I've got a ProPride, Equal-I-Zer, and Andersen in the garage. They're two pieces butt-welded with gussets, except the Andersen which has no gusset.

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Old 08-14-2013, 11:21 PM   #58
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The design flaw is it shouldn't be made from a forged square tube.
It's not square tube, but solid steel.

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Old 08-14-2013, 11:23 PM   #59
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Okay you win....

It was just a fluke accident just like a Goodyear Marathon blow out.
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Old 08-14-2013, 11:26 PM   #60
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The design flaw is it shouldn't be made from a forged square tube.

I meant to say it "should" be made from one forged piece.
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