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Old 08-23-2019, 09:01 AM   #1
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Hitch Port

Has anyone tried the Hitch Port? It seems like a great solution for where to store your weight distribution hitch when not in use. Maybe just while on the road, but possibly while in storage too?


https://hitchport.com/shop?olsPage=p...-storage-mount
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Old 08-23-2019, 01:50 PM   #2
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Looks interesting.
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Old 08-25-2019, 07:59 AM   #3
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I may try it but I need this one for 2.5 hitch bar on the F250

https://hitchport.com/shop?olsPage=p...-storage-mount
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Old 08-25-2019, 03:33 PM   #4
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Has anyone tried the Hitch Port? It seems like a great solution for where to store your weight distribution hitch when not in use. Maybe just while on the road, but possibly while in storage too?


https://hitchport.com/shop?olsPage=p...-storage-mount
I add a short piece of receiver tube welded to the a-frame. It has a hole for a lockable hitch pin to prevent theft.

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Old 08-28-2019, 09:17 PM   #5
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I installed a few weeks back - great idea and better implementation. Pretty simple design and worked out awesome. Here is my review and install video
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There's two other newfangled products out there that work great. For the hitch I use one called "The Ground", and the same company makes one to lean the springs bars against when you aren't using them called a "Tree".
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There's two other newfangled products out there that work great. For the hitch I use one called "The Ground", and the same company makes one to lean the springs bars against when you aren't using them called a "Tree".


Can you provide Amazon links to The Ground and Tree products please? Thanks!
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I add a short piece of receiver tube welded to the a-frame. It has a hole for a lockable hitch pin to prevent theft.

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I use and recommend their Hitch Grip Tool.
Ray... did you weld that yourself? Any complications?

I'm new to welding but I think I could accomplish this even at my novice level.
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I just bolted on this receiver to the front of the trailer near the propane tank. No need to weld anything on. Works great and allows you to lock it in if you like.
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Good idea - now I need to find one for a 2.5 inch receiver....
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Ray... did you weld that yourself? Any complications?

I'm new to welding but I think I could accomplish this even at my novice level.
The dealer did it at no charge.
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