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

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

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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. Call 800-298-8924 to order Andersen ball mounts part number AM3511 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Andersen products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Alumistinger Ball Mount with 10" Drop - 8,000 lbs GTW. Ball Mounts reviews from real customers.
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Andersen Ball Mounts - AM3511

  • Fixed Ball Mount
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Class IV
  • 8000 lbs GTW
  • Drop - 10 Inch
  • Rise - 9 Inch
  • Andersen
  • No Ball
  • Aluminum Shank

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
  • Overall drop: 10"
  • 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





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Video Transcript for Andersen Ball Mounts - Fixed Ball Mount - 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 - 8,000 lbs GTW - AM3511

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (141 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
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I have ordered stuff from here before and always got super fast shipping. Great prices on the products. The products have worked great for me which is several different products. Will continue to do business with etrailer. A+++++ rating in my book. Cant say enough about them. 503449



- AM3511
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MY DROP HITCH FROM E-TRAILER IS WORKING OUT NICE ON A 2017 TAHOE WITH A 3 INCH BODY LIFT. MY BOAT TRAILER IS NICE AND LEVEL AND THE HITCH IS ALUMINUM SO IT ALWAY LOOKS NICE NO RUST EVER. E-TRAILER HAS A BIG SELECTION SO ITS EASY TO FIND WHAT YOU NEED AND THE TECH PEOPLE ARE VERY HELPFULL. 676699



- AM3511
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Works great / looks great... have actually gotten some compliments on it too. Would definitely recommend to anyone. 722789



- AM3511
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I purchased a alumistinger hitch with a 10 inch drop and a roadmaster quiet hitch, just amazing. It is lite and strong and it looks good. I have have had many hitches over the years and this is by far the best. Thanks etrailer. 721554



- AM3511
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Great product. Love the light weight. I use this with a 2-5/8 ball to tow a dump trailer. Wish there was an affordable weight distributing adjustable version that I could use for my travel trailer. 571899



- AM3511
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Was delivered in a timely manner, and the quality of the product was everything that I expected it to be. 538353



- AM3511
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Great selection of products. Excellent website. Easy to navigate. Prompt delivery. Competitive pricing. Excellent overall experience! 488292



- AM3511
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Quality 460224



- AM3511
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Works and looks good ... 442860



- AM3511
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This is the perfect 10" drop for coupling my utility trailer to my 2017 Chevrolet Suburban. Trailer is going to pull level. This polished hitch ball mount is almost too nice to use. It is solid aluminum and is at least half the weight. Easy to handle. Total quality part made in the USA. You get what you pay for and this is worth the money. 439250


Comments
Love the draw bar after a year of use. Solid yet easy to handle. A plus it looks good too.
Chief E - 10/04/2018

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I never installed it yet 331957



- AM3511
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Excellent PLUS. 279538



- AM3511
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I great product at a good price. Delivered 2 days sooner than expected!! 225757



- AM3511
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Outstanding product and fit. Great fini sh! 225150



- AM3511
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The perfect amount of drop for the 5 Ton M923a2 military truck. Almost too nice, light and pretty for this truck haha. 220107



- AM3511
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Item arrived quickly and as described!! Looks beautiful on my new truck!! 210979



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good price and fast shipping 176049



- AM3511
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Awsome ....if its as strong as it looks it will last longer than I am on this earth! 87673



- AM3511
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Quality product. Received item in literally a couple of days. And great follow ups on order. 9069



- AM3511
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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



- AM3505
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Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


well ,danger, danger its a ford ranger!! that's my pickup, and e trailer has help me with curt hitch 13138 ,which by the way fit like a glove, then I needed a ball mount, and e trailer was right there to help me again, they help me to get the right drop vs rise am3505 and light weight, not to forget how great it looks, this ball mount really look fine, well , still need a ball and a locking pin, and I know e trailer will be there to help me, thank you etrailer 318366



- AM3503
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Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


The product was better than advertised. Delivery was fast and the website was easy to use. 478970



- AM3507
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Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


Rugged, tough and functional. Never again will you concern yourself with a rusty hitch. This product will outlast your next 10 vehicles! I honestly get asked often where did I get it... it looks that good on the truck. 361980



- AM3509
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Review from a similar Andersen Alumistinger in Ball Mounts


This product is well worth the extra cost. It’s light weight and looks so much better than rusty black steel! Highly recommend 658611



- AM3509
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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


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    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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    The Rock Tamers Mud Flaps part # ERT00108 need one inch on the ball mount shank for clearance to mount like in the picture I attached. In the second picture I attached you'll see that the Alumistinger Ball Mount part # AM3511 that you referenced would have the needed clearance to fit.
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  • Hitch Reducer for 2-1/2 Inch Trailer Hitch Receiver for a 2 Inch Ball Mount
    It sounds like you're looking for a 2-1/2 inch to 2 inch trailer hitch reduce so you can use the Alumistinger Ball Mount # AM3511. An adapter that will fit and also includes a locking pin is the Fastway # DTADP35.
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  • Hitch Ball Shank Length Compatible with Andersen Alumistinger Aluminum Ball Mount AM3511
    The Andersen Alumistinger Solid Aluminum Ball Mount # AM3511 is best used with a hitch ball that has a 1-inch shank diameter and a shank length of 2-1/4-inches like the 2-5/16-inch ball # C40007. A ball with a longer 1-inch-diameter shank can be used too, such as the 2-5/16-inch # SC30-C from Brophy or the 2-inch ball # 40038 from Curt.
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  • Best Fixed Ball Mount Option for Motorhome and Tow Dolly Compatibility with 10-11 Inch Drop
    The Draw-Tite Ball Mount - 9-3/4" Rise, 11" Drop - 9" Long - 3,500 to 5,000 lbs # 80248 will bring your hitch height to 14 or 15 inches to match your tow dolly. The ball mount is rated for up to 5,000 lbs n the drop position so you simply need to use a hitch ball rated for 3,750 lbs or more. I recommend the 2 inch ball # 63845 or the 2-5/16 inch ball # 63847 depending on which matches your coupler. Both are rated for 7,500 lbs so they will work well. The Convert-A-Ball Ball Mount...
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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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  • 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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  • 12 inch Ball Mount Needed
    We do have a variety of solid ball mounts that you can choose from which I have attached a link of our selection that you can filter through. If you are looking for a ball mount that either has a 12 inch Rise or 12 inch Drop then the best we have to offer is the Convert-A-Ball Ball Mount for 2" Hitches # AMSC12 which has a 10-3/4 inch Rise and a 12 inch Drop. It has a special shock absorbing feature to help reduce the effects of road shock and to limit bouncing and vibrations that occur...
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  • Is Shank of Hidden Hitch # 80248 11 Inch Drop Ball Mount Hollow or Solid Steel
    The shank portion of the Hidden Hitch # 80248 ball mount is hollow 2 inch steel tube. The ball mount is rated for 3500 lbs towing/350 lbs tongue weight when used in the rise position, or 5000 lbs towing/500 lbs tongue weight when used in the drop position. You can get a better look at the ball mount by viewing the video I've linked for you. If you're wanting something similar with a solid shank, take a look at the Anderson Alumistinger, part # AM3511. The ball mount has a drop of...
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