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Alumistinger Ball Mount with 10" Drop or 9" Rise - 8,000 lbs GTW

Andersen Ball Mounts

(42 reviews)


Code:   AM3511

Price:$90.95


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Andersen Ball Mounts - AM3511

A heavyweight competitor with a lightweight design, the Alumistinger is sleekly constructed from a single piece of aluminum super alloy with no welds, so it provides long-lasting durability and super strength up to 8,000 lbs.

Features:

  • Aluminum alloy, solid bar construction
  • Sleek, highly unique design
  • Lightweight
  • Rustproof
  • Made in the USA
  • 1-Year limited warranty


Specs:

  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • 10" Drop or 9" rise
    • Drop/rise measurements are taken from the top of the receiver opening to the top of the surface on which the ball rests
  • Capacity: 8,000 lbs GTW, 800 lbs TW
  • Length from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole: 11-7/10"
  • Ball hole diameter: 1"
  • Thickness of ball platform: 1-1/4"


3511 Andersen Alumistinger 10" Drop Bar - 1" Shank Hole





Video of Alumistinger Ball Mount with 10" Drop or 9" Rise - 8,000 lbs GTW


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Video Transcript for Andersen Ball Mounts AM3511 Review

Today we'll be reviewing part number AM3511. This is the Rapid Hitch Alumistinger Ball Mount with a 10" drop rated at 9,000 pounds. It's made from an aluminum alloy construction. It's a solid bar, so it's just one piece. No cuts. No welds.

You can see here how it has a slant on the back. That's going to allow it to slide easily in and out of the hitch. It's a very lightweight ball mount and the good thing about it being that alloy aluminum is that it's going to stand up well against rust and corrosion. This is designed to fit inside 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers. Again, it's going to give us that 10" drop, or you can use this in the rise position and it's going to give you a 9" rise.

It offer a capacity of 8,000 pounds of gross trailer weight and 800 pounds of maximum tongue weight. A few measurements to go over real quick. If we take a measurement from the distance of center of where the hitch ball mounts to the center of the hitch pin hole up here, it's going to give us a measurement of 11 7/10". When choosing a hitch ball, you want to make sure it does not exceed the ball hole diameter. Which, for this mount is going to be 1", so this does use hitch balls with a 1" shank diameter. The thickness of the ball platform is going to measure 1 1/4", which is just that portion there.

The width of the ball platform at the widest point is going to be 2 1/4". When using this in the rise position, you want to make sure that you have enough room at the back of your vehicle, so we simply do a measurement from the center of the hitch pin hole to the beginning of the curve. That measurement is going to be 3 3/4". The distance from the center of the hitch pin hole to the back of the shank is going to measure right at 2" to that point there. The way installs is you just take the shank, slide it into your hitch, line up your pin holes, and insert a hitch pin and clip or a hitch pin and lock. Those items are sold separately.

You can refer to our website and type in part number Pc3. It's going to refer you to this 5/8" pin that comes with a clip or you can look on this product's product page, under related items to view some more options. That's going to to it for today's review of part number AM3511. This is the Rapid Hitch Alumistinger Ball Mount rated at 8,000 pounds. .




Customer Reviews

Alumistinger Ball Mount with 10" Drop or 9" Rise - 8,000 lbs GTW - AM3511

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (42 Customer Reviews)

A heavyweight competitor with a lightweight design, the Alumistinger is sleekly constructed from a single piece of aluminum super alloy with no welds, so it provides long-lasting durability and super strength up to 8,000 lbs.


- AM3511

by: Richard Koenders02/16/2011


The service and follow-through on the delivery is the best I have experienced, I actually received the product a day early! Exactly what I was looking for. 7268






- AM3511

by: Allan S.03/11/2011


Quality product. Received item in literally a couple of days. And great follow ups on order. 9069






- AM3511

by: smd75307/04/2013


Awsome ....if its as strong as it looks it will last longer than I am on this earth! 87673






- AM3511

by: mark z02/25/2015


good price and fast shipping 176049






- AM3503

by: Jesse W.09/09/2013

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Very light and well made! No sharp edges to speak of with a nearly chrome finish. I am using it in the 1" lift position to pull a 24' pontoon trailer with a 22" tongue height. My only complaint is that I wished I would have ordered a ball with longer shank as the nut only grabs 7/8 of the threaded shank due to the thickness of the tongue. I may lose the lock washer in place of a standard washer and red loctite just to grab a couple more threads... 99073



- AM3509

by: Bob B. - etrailer.com Employee11/14/2013

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


This is a work of art. Looks great, very smooth and light weight. The 8" drop allows me to tow my trailer at the correct save level. 107365



- AM3503

by: Bob H.12/18/2013

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Hitch is extremely light compared to what I have been using for years. But, though very light has higher load capacity than most everything I have used in the past 35 yrs. for towing bass boats. Doesn't stick out as far in the back either. This is a solid unit and you cannot put any kind of anti - rattle device in it that I am aware of, but there are other methods available for that. So far best ball mount I have ever owned! 110320



- AM3503

by: Harry H01/15/2015

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


This is a fantastic product that is reasonably priced considering its virtue. It is very strong, looks great and, because it will not rust, it will keep looking great. I already had one of these for one vehicle and needed another for a new vehicle. I did not even consider looking at the steel drawbars. This one costs very little more than a steel drawbar and is worth every penny. 169065



- AM3503

by: Philip04/18/2015

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This was my first order with E-Trailer. I placed my order on a Sunday and I received a confirming email the next morning on Monday that it was shipping and included the tracking #. Great job with their customer service. The quality of the product is exactly what I expected and very light weight. This is a very nice drawbar. 186120



- AM3503

by: Meramar12/29/2013

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The order arrived before I expected. Excellent service. The part was easy to install. It fit perfectly. Recommendation: When buying this product, costumer should be advice to be sure he has everything he/she needs in order to use it. In my case I was not advice to also buy the 5/8 pin. 111421



- AM3503

by: Zen Rider04/21/2014

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


This Aluminum ball mount with 2" rise is working great on my 2012 Honda Pilot. Whenever possible I prefer aluminum products because of reduced weight and it's rust-free properties. E-Trailer is great. I purchased it with the greaseless hardball 2" ball which look and work well together. 126134



- AM3503

by: Stephen F.05/29/2014

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Great finish.Installed in my receiver and it rattles so bad that I cannot use it.This must be because of the light weight.I pull trailers almost everyday and never had a ball mount rattle this much.Ordered a stainless steel ball mount that I can put an anti-rattle pin in. 133270



- AM3503

by: Eddie R.06/21/2015

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


I ordered the product at mid afternoon on Thursday and it was delivered and in my hands the next day. Very fast!!! The ball mount looks so cool with aluminum finish, almost a polished look. Light weight and rugged, should do the job nicely. 206100



- AM3505

by: Feez35701/29/2015

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Description said it might not fit newer Fords but I have a 2014 F250 with factory tow package and it DOES fit. It is a snug fit though. Looks great and made in the USA! I didn't get to test it with 8000 pounds yet, probably never will. 171700



- AM3503

by: FDRMaine08/22/2013

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Strong, light-weight, rust proof, attractive. This was shipped quickly and it fit perfectly into my hitch receiver. My last ball mount was steel and rusted into the receiver badly. I am looking forward to not having that problem anymore! 96331



- AM3503

by: Jose A05/05/2015

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Item I purchase was just as described and just what I expected. Etrailer was great, costumer service was excellent, item arrived on time, overall excellent buying experience. Will defensively recommend and shop here again. 190292



- AM3503

by: Mark L.12/29/2012

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I pull a four place enclosed snowmobile trailer. We are always interested in reducing weight and not giving up strength. This hitch does the trick for our needs. Thanks e-trailer for a great product! 62235



- AM3503

by: Pat03/12/2015

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Perfect ball mount. It's so light and strong. It's also super short which is exactly what I needed for my vehicle which calls for an extra short ball mount. Would definitely recommend. 178030



- AM3503

by: Grant H08/15/2013

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Great product! My hitch was buffed top and bottom so it'll be just as good looking configured as a rising hitch. etrailer.com is the correct choice for all your trailer needs. 95315



- AM3503

by: Robert P.12/13/2011

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Very good hitch, this is the third alumni stinger that I own. Top notch product and very good service by e-trailer, fist time customer and wii use them again. 28077



- AM3505

by: Tim T08/08/2014

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Very nice. Clean and smooth and should be more corrosion resistant than plated, painted or galvanized ones. SS ball and pin likewise! 145178



- AM3503

by: Dan07/31/2014

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Another great e-trailer product; no more rusted hitches, fits perfectly on the F-150, very stable/no rattling. Item shipped quickly. 143788



- AM3503

by: Kevin R05/27/2014

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Nice and lightweight, well made. Sure beats lugging around a heavy ball mount. A few bucks more, but worth it over the long run. 132834



- AM3503

by: Blake C.08/28/2013

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Well machined corrosion resistant billet aluminum. Light weight and relativly attractive and a fair price for what you get. 97430



- AM3509

by: jim s.03/03/2015

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


very well made product . looks great on my truck. will work perfect for either of my 3 trailers with right height 176772



- AM3503

by: Tom H.11/21/2013

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


The ball mount is beautiful and looks awesome on my new vehicle. I'm sick of rusted ball mounts. Light weight too. 108052



- AM3503

by: Lewis C.04/08/2014

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


The product was found to be exactly as described and the service was much above average. Thanks 124345



- AM3503

by: Charles H05/04/2015

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Great looking products, great service and price from etrailer, looking forward to using them. 189916



- AM3505

by: Steve F05/01/2015

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Couldn't be happier fast free delivery, great quality, great product selection. Thanks again 189271



- AM3503

by: Steve O06/04/2012

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Everything was delivered when promised and at a great price. Will order from eTrailer again. 42689



- AM3503

by: Bill S.03/21/2014

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Nicely finished, much lighter in weight than the comparable steel unit. Very pleased. 121550



- AM3503

by: Bryan W.12/30/2014

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Great product. Looks great on my Mercedes GL 450. Ships quickly. Repeat customer. 167283



- AM3503

by: Rick S12/27/2013

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


As advertized. Great quality and price. Great service and timely delivery. 111325



- AM3503

by: jim10/25/2013

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


looking forward to a non rusty hitch delivered fast and as promised. 105236



- AM3503

by: John P.03/16/2015

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Very, very nice item. Looks great on my new truck. 178791



- AM3503

by: Kenneth D10/29/2012

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


I love it and best of all Made IN Ameri ca!!!! 58360



- AM3509

by: Brian08/01/2012

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Looks a lot better than most ball mount s. 50156



- AM3503

by: Chuck R08/17/2012

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Very well made. Weighs less and no rust! 52099



- AM3503

by: Chris b01/20/2015

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Nice hitch. Looks good and is light 170565



- AM3505

by: Pat G11/13/2012

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Received, installed, ready to pull! 59339



- AM3503

by: steve04/15/2014

Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


looks great - works great 125172



- AM3503

by: robert mazur05/04/2015

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just fine for my RZR 900 190049

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  • Is the Finish on the Tow Ready Trailer Hitch Ball # 63853 Shiny or Dull
  • I went out to the warehouse and pulled a Tow Ready Trailer Hitch Ball, # 63853, to check the finish on it. It is a polished stainless steel so it is shiny. I have added a picture I took of the ball so you can see. It is shiny enough to where if you look closely, you can see the reflection of the camera. For the Alumistinger, we have several different ones to choose from: # AM3505 # AM3503 # AM3511 # AM3509 # AM3507
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  • Ball Mount with a Rise Recommendation for Towing a Trailer Taller than Truck Hitch
  • The easiest solution that would allow your trailer to be towed level would be to get the correct rise/drop ball mount. In order to pick out the correct ball mount you need to be on level ground with both your vehicle and trailer, measure from the top of your hitch opening to the ground. Now with the trailer sitting perfectly level measure from the bottom of the coupler to the ground. The difference between those two figures is the amount of rise/drop needed. If you do need a 9 inch rise...
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  • Recommendation for a Trailer Ball Mount with an 11 Inch Drop For a Motor Home Towing a Tow Dolly
  • The Hidden Hitch Ball Mount, # 80248, with the 11 inch drop would be a good choice. The 11 inch drop will put you right about where you need to be (14 inches from the ground). It will actually be a little higher at 14.5 inches but the tongue weight from the tow dolly should take care of that. I have included a link to our FAQ article on choosing the right ball mount for reference. Keep in mind that this ball mount is rated for 5,000 pounds gross trailer weight and 500 pounds tongue weight....
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  • Adjustable Ball Mount for Lifted 1995 Ford F150
  • The Hidden Hitch Adjustable Ball Mount you referenced, part # 80414 will work just fine with a 1995 Ford F150 as long as it has a 2 inch receiver. The ball mount will adjust for a maximum drop of 9-5/8 inches. If you need a longer drop than that, we offer a 10, 11 and 12 inch drop fixed ball mount. The 10 inch drop is available in three different capacities, part # AMSC10 at 10,000 lbs, part # BM10 at 5000 lbs or part # AM3511 at 8000 lbs. In an 11 inch drop, we offer a 5000 lb capacity,...
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