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Old 09-25-2018, 09:48 AM   #41
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Once you remove the hitch head from the receiver you could use a pickup truck crane for under $100. It mounts in the bed of your truck and you could lift the hitch head up and in.

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interesting , where did you get it and will it fit in a f250 with spray in bedliner and who installed it ?
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Old 09-25-2018, 07:43 PM   #42
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I've posted this elsewhere before, but this is what I use to make handling the hitch head easier. Cheap, no worrying about dropping, and super comfortable to use. Also doubles as a umbilical/emergency brake wire guide. I leave the handle on all the time on my Equalizer hitch head. Though it comes off super easy too.

Easily found in any Home Depot, Amazon, etc - Southwire 3 in. Reusable Heavy-Duty Clamp Cable Tie

Less than $3 at HD - https://www.homedepot.com/p/Southwir...3340/205603263

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Old 09-25-2018, 07:51 PM   #43
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When I'm camping and I unhitch for off-road excursions, sightseeing, or errands, I will more often than not leave the hitch and WD bars on, just swinging them parallel to the rear bumper. The handle stays so it's always there.

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Old 09-26-2018, 05:37 AM   #44
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I leave everything on the truck when travelling, not worried about it. At home, I do this....
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Old 09-26-2018, 08:45 AM   #45
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No more lifting hernia causing weights. I had an overhead winch installed in my Truck port/garage which didnít cost an arm and a leg. I had help with the install but now, I can whip the hitch out after tying a strap to it by just pressing a button. The hitch can get lowered to a dolly then rolled away. I also use the winch to raise and lower a generator into and out of the bed of the pickup. Itís been nice to have.

what did you get if I may ask
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Old 09-27-2018, 08:57 PM   #46
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what did you get if I may ask
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Old 10-07-2018, 04:35 PM   #47
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i use a 2 wheel hand dolly to move my hitch around. I roll it to the back of the truck and line it up with the receiver. When i lift it, it is strait up just about a foot. When i get home i just slide it out of the receiver lower straight down onto the hand dolly.


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