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  7. Rise - 7 Inch
B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount - 2-1/2" Hitch - 7-1/2" Drop/Rise - 14.5K - Black

B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount - 2-1/2" Hitch - 7-1/2" Drop/Rise - 14.5K - Black

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Stow the ball and mounting platform on this double-ball ball mount beneath your hitch for a sleek look when you are done towing. Tow up to 7,500 lbs with the 2" ball or 14,500 lbs with the 2-5/16" ball. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch ball mount from B and W. B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount - 2-1/2" Hitch - 7-1/2" Drop/Rise - 14.5K - Black part number BWTS20040B can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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B and W Trailer Hitch Ball Mount - BWTS20040B

  • Adjustable Ball Mount
  • Fits 2-1/2 Inch Hitch
  • Two Balls
  • Drop - 7 Inch
  • Rise - 7 Inch
  • Class V
  • 14500 lbs GTW
  • B and W
  • Steel Shank
  • Steel Ball

Stow the ball and mounting platform on this double-ball ball mount beneath your hitch for a sleek look when you are done towing. Tow up to 7,500 lbs with the 2" ball or 14,500 lbs with the 2-5/16" ball.


Features:

  • Ball mount with built-in hitch balls lets you hook up your trailer to your tow vehicle
    • Shank slides into hitch receiver
    • Ball provides connection point for trailer coupler
  • Stowable design lets you store ball and mounting platform underneath your vehicle
    • Remove pins holding ball mount platform in place on shank
    • Flip platform underneath the hitch
    • Reinsert pins and clips to secure ball mount platform for travel
  • Adjustable height lets you tow trailers of different heights with the same vehicle
    • Slide ball mount up or down along shank and secure in place with included pins and clips
  • Anti-theft design ensures ball mount platform can't be removed when Tow & Stow is installed in hitch
    • No additional locks required to prevent platform and balls from being removed
  • 2 Different-size hitch balls let you tow trailers with different coupler sizes
    • To switch ball, simply remove pin, rotate balls, and reinsert pin
  • Dual-process chrome plating on balls provides excellent rust resistance
  • Black powder coated shank is corrosion resistant
  • Stainless steel pins create sturdy, rust-resistant connections
  • Durable steel construction with high yield tubing offers superior strength
  • Hitch pin and clip or hitch lock sold separately
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Gross towing weight:
    • When used with 2" ball: 7,500 lbs
    • When used with 2-5/16" ball: 14,500 lbs
  • Gross tongue weight:
    • When used with a 2" ball: 750 lbs
    • When used with a 2-5/16" ball: 1,450 lbs
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to center of hitch ball:
    • Hitch pin hole closest to ball: 9-3/8"
    • Hitch pin hole farthest from ball: 10-1/2"
  • Maximum drop: 7-1/2"
  • Maximum rise: 7-1/2"
  • Incremental height adjustment: 1-3/8"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


The B&W Tow & Stow adjustable ball mount lets you tow a variety of trailers with different tongue heights. Having both a 2" ball and a 2-5/16" ball allows for even more versatility, making this the ultimate go-to ball mount if you own multiple trailers.


Easily Adjusts and Stows

B&W Tow & Stow Ball Mount Operation

To switch the hitch ball, simply remove the pin holding the balls in place and rotate the entire block that the balls are mounted on until the ball you want to use is on top. Then replace the pin to secure the block in place.


Adjusting the height of the ball is just as easy. Remove the pins holding the ball mount platform in place and slide the platform up or down along the shank to the desired position. Once you have found the correct height, reinsert the pins and replace the clips.


When you're not towing, you can flip the ball mount platform around and stow it beneath your hitch so that you won't bang your shins. Just remove the pins to slide the ball platform down along the channel and up the back side so that the hitch balls face towards your vehicle. Then replace the pins.


Built-In Anti-Theft System

The Tow & Stow ball mount features a channel that runs along both sides of the shank. This channel not only allows you to slide the ball mount platform up and down to adjust the ball height, but it also prevents removal of the platform when the ball mount is installed, which will help prevent theft of your trailer.


Single Dimensions

A slot is cut into the adjustment channel near the top of the shank. To remove the ball mount platform from the shank you will need to remove the entire ball mount from your hitch. Then remove the pins that hold the platform in place. Flip the platform around to the stowed position on the rear of the shank, and then slide it up until the center pin lines up with the slot in the shank. Pull the platform out towards the rear of the shank until the pin pops out of the adjustment channel.


When the Tow & Stow is secured in your hitch receiver, you will not be able to remove the ball mount platform. This is because the slot in the shank is positioned in such a way that the collar on your hitch will block the pin on the platform from being able to leave the channel. Even if the pins holding the ball mount platform in place are removed, the platform will still be confined to this channel. So, as long as a hitch lock is used to secure the entire ball mount in your hitch receiver, and a coupler lock is used to prevent your trailer's coupler from being disengaged from the ball, your trailer will be secure.




TS20040B B and W Stow and Tow Dual Ball Mount - 2" Ball, and 2-5/16" Ball - Black




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Video of B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount - 2-1/2" Hitch - 7-1/2" Drop/Rise - 14.5K - Black

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Video Transcript for B and W Tow & Stow 2 Ball Mount Review

Today, we're going to be taking a look at the B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount for 2 1/2-inch hitches. It has a 7 1/2-inch drop and rise, rated at 14,500 pounds. Part number BWTS20040B. The B&W Tow & Stow Ball Mount allows you to do just that. It allows you to tow and stow. It features a 2-inch ball with a 7,500-pound rating and a 2 5/16 ball, rated at 14,500 pounds. It's adjustable in 1 3/8-inch increments, simply by removing the two pins and re-installing them.

It's going to work with your Class IV or V hitches with a 2 1/2 x 2 1/2-inch receiver. It's made out of a durable steel construction, with a black powder-coat finish, so it's going to resist rust and corrosion. A dual-process chrome plating covers the hitch balls, also helping them resist rust and corrosion. The pins are made out of a stainless steel construction, so they're going to be incredibly durable and they're also going to provide rust-free connections. In the stow position, it's going to provide more clearance at the back of your vehicle. It's also going to act as a hitch cover, protecting your receiver from dirt and debris. It features two hitch-pin holes.

The one closes to the ball is 9 3/8 of an inch, center to center. The one furthest from the ball is 10 1/2 inches, center to center. The Tow & Stow ball mount features a limited lifetime warranty. We've got it in its stowed position here. You'll need to install it in either the drop or rise position. We'll go ahead and put it in. We'll line up our pinholes.

That looks pretty good. You'll need to provide your own pin and clip. If you don't have one, that's okay. We have one here at etrailer.com, at part number PC3. We're here at our trailer and you need to make sure that you have the appropriate ball height for your leveled trailer. We've got ours set, so we'll just go ahead and lower it on.

Now we can just hook up our safety chains and we're ready to tow. That's going to complete our look at the B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount, part number BWTS20040B.


Customer Reviews

B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount - 2-1/2" Hitch - 7-1/2" Drop/Rise - 14.5K - Black - BWTS20040B

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (862 Customer Reviews)

Stow the ball and mounting platform on this double-ball ball mount beneath your hitch for a sleek look when you are done towing. Tow up to 7,500 lbs with the 2" ball or 14,500 lbs with the 2-5/16" ball.

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This has been a great adjustable drawbar. Everything from my portable log splitter, to my RV, to my dump trailer with 5 yards of gravel. One drawbar does it all. 661537



- BWTS20040B
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I needed a new ball mount for my 2017 F250 King Ranch (FX4 Off Road). This truck is tall and I needed significant drop to level out my trailer. I had experience with this type mount from my old truck, a 1999 F350, and I used a "Quick Draw" hideaway hitch. Not sure if that is the same as B&W but they look alike. This is a great product and looks great on my new truck. etrailer was super easy to deal with , shipped right away and the product, very heavy, was shipped is a solid shipping box. I also got the locking hitch pin to protect my investment (which was a way better design than the Master Locking pin I had on my old truck). The 7 1/2 inch drop is a perfect fit. Thanks etrailer! 392297


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Both products are still performing and looking great. I’ve had numerous people ask where I got them particularly the stowaway hitch and I tell them to check out etrailer.com before they buy locally.
Jerry M - 06/13/2018

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Purchased for a friend. I'm sure he will be happy with it. Fast shipping. 771558



- BWTS20040B
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Bought this hitch for a GMC 2500. Everything I need. One hitch for any trailer. A little heavy but very versatile. 770145



- BWTS20040B
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Great setup to complete any task, heavy built and ready to work right out of the box. Customer service is excellent as well with these folks, you won't find better selection or nicer people. 765639



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Love the product the Stowe and go feature is awesome so you never have to take it completely out. It also eliminated me having to carry multiple receivers in the bed of my truck. Noah E in customer service was a big help to me customer service goes a long way. Best hitch I have ever had. Thanks for a great product 747122



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This is my second one. (Changed Trucks) They are great. Truly the last one you need to buy. 736122



- BWTS20040B
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So far the hitch has held up great. I pull over 15,000 lbs with it regularly, and flip it around for lawn mower and motorcycles. No problem whatsoever. 722471



- BWTS20040B
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The hitch has met all of my expectations. I bought the 7 1/2'' drop since I have an enclosed trailer that sits low. The hitch is easy to adjust by removing the pins. I really like the stow feature when I'm not towing. No worries of hitting my shin or having to remove the hitch. 706541



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Quick delivery, heavy duty product that meets my needs. 704350



- BWTS20040B
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Have not tried the product yet but the Customer Service part was very efficient and knowledgeable. Giving 4stars for customer assistance 705669



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Perfect!!!!! 694917



- BWTS20040B
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Very solid. Easy to unpin, and flip the ball for different trailers. Many possibilities of different setups for different trailers as well. 693697



- BWTS20040B
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BW makes a superior product and I have never been disappointed with their product, but to get this product at such a great price makes it even better. I will be a repeat customer for sure! 692344



- BWTS20040B
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Great product at an excellent price, easy to use and works with so many applications. 671733



- BWTS20040B
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B&W products are simply the best. I have had three of their Gooseneck hitches, this is the first bumper pull, it is really nice, 7 inch adjustable, 2 and 2 5/16 balls, it's just well made, what can I say. Thanksl 671318



- BWTS20040B
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Great hitch - should have bought long time ago!! Very well built product. This replaces the 3 or 4 different hitches I had for different ball and drop needs. Ball assembly moves out of the way to avoid shin and knee damage. 5 stars! 669569



- BWTS20040B
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Hitch is great quality. Just wish your shipping wasn’t so slow. I could see it taking that long to get if your making payments but for someone who pays for it up front shouldn’t take 7 days. Just my opinion. Great hitch though. 660931



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Great hitch setup! 654337



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Have a fleet of trucks and have been using B&W exclusively on all my trucks. Only complaint is the weight rating isn’t meeting some of the trailers we tow. Otherwise, excellent. Had one get damaged. Took photos and emailed to B&W. Replacement part arrived two days later with a return label for the damaged part. No charges incurred. 646664



- BWTS20040B
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Very well built and very sturdy! Outstanding hitch! 633353



- BWTS20040B
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Well-built, fast and easy to change. Works Great. Would buy it again. 617751



- BWTS20040B
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excellent service and fair pricing was able to get both parts we needed at the same supplier items were received earlier that expected, good follow up by seller product arrived in good order I would definitely recommend etrailer 611986



- BWTS20040B
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Seems to be very well built,will be in use for a boat and tandem trailer this spring,two very different heights for the hitch. the 7.5 drop is just about right on for a 2018 Duramax,I need to get the shank gasket just in case it makes noise on our wonderful Maine roads. 606855



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Should work great. 606394


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  • Ball Mount Recommendation for 2-1/2 Inch Hitch on 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty
    The ball mount I highly recommend for your 2019 Ford F-250 Super Duty that has a 2-1/2 inch trailer hitch receiver like the Curt # C15802 is the B&W Tow & Stow because of its high quality, stow-away design, and the fact it protects the ball mount platform from theft. The hitch ball platform of this mount actually flips underneath the shank to face your truck, saving you from accidentally slamming your leg into it when walking behind your F-250. Additionally, when the Tow & Stow is in your...
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  • American-Made Adjustable Ball Mount for 2-1/2-Inch Hitch
    B&W offers both black powder-coat and chrome-finish adjustable Class IV ball mounts that are made in the USA. Both are intended for a 2-1/2-inch hitch receiver and include two hitch balls, a 2-inch rated for 7500-lbs and a 2-5/16-inch rated for 14,500-lbs. For the black order part # BWTS20040B or for the chrome-finish order part # BWTS20040C. You can use lock # BWTS51235 with either ball mount to secure it to your hitch. These B&W ball mounts are fabricated and assembled in B&W's...
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  • Comparing B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount BWTS20040B and Weigh Safe 2-Ball Mount WS10-25
    Yes, when you are choosing a ball mount to keep your hitched trailer level it is a good idea to account for the normal rear-end squat in the truck from the trailer tongue weight. It is okay for the ball height on the truck to be up to an inch higher than the coupler before you hitch the trailer. This helps account for the squat in the truck. Between the two adjustable ball mounts you referenced, the B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount # BWTS20040B and the Weigh Safe 2-Ball Mount # WS10-25, I...
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  • Will the Rock Tamers Mud Flaps Fit on a B and W Stow and Tow Ball Mount
    In order for a Rack Tamer mud flap to fit on a ball mount there has to be at least 1 inch of clearance on the shank. The B and W Stow and Tow Ball Mounts like part # BWTS20040B would have no problem allowing the Rock Tamer to fit. I attached a picture that shows how much clearance a similar Tow and Stow had when installed.
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  • Tongue Weight Rating of the B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount # BWTS20040B
    The tongue weight of the B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount # BWTS20040B will depend on which ball is used, but it is 10 percent of the total trailer weight the ball mount is rated for. When used with 2" ball: 750 lbs When used with 2-5/16" ball: 1,450 lbs
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  • Adjustable Ball Mount that Can Do 6 inches of Drop with Stainless Steel Balls
    Most likely you would end up with a 2 inch hitch on your 2013 GMC Sierra, but it's hard to say just based on a capacity. Most GM factory hitches on the 2500s are 2 inch but you would have either measure yourself or contact the seller. The B and W Tow and Stow ball mounts are great options at a great price, but they do not have stainless steel balls. We have a similar option that does though. The part # DTALBM6625-2S is the same rise and drop but has stainless steel balls. The rest...
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  • Clevis Adapter for B&W Adjustable 2-1/2-Inch Ball Mounts BWTS20040B and BWTS20040C
    Yes, you can use Clevis Adapter # BWTS35200B with your B&W Adjustable 2-1/2-Inch ball mount # BWTS20040B. The clevis has a 1-1/8-inch hole diameter. This adapter also work with the chrome-finish version of your ball mount, part # BWTS20040C.
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  • Weight Capacity of B&W Adjustable 2-1/2-Inch Ball Mounts BWTS20040B & BWTS20040C
    With a multi-ball adjustable ball mount like the B&W # BWTS20040B and the similar chrome-finish model # BWTS20040C, both intended for 2-1/2-inch hitches, the weight rating depends on which of the hitch balls is in use. As you might expect, the larger ball will have a higher weight rating. The 2-inch hitch ball is rated for 7500-lbs towing and the 2-5/16-inch ball is rated for 14,500-lbs. Either ball mount can be used along with a locking pin # BWTS51235.
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  • Are Black Hitch Balls Available for the B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount
    The B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount part # BWTS20040B is not offended with a set of black hitch balls. The reason you do not see many black hitch ball is due to rust. The chrome coating and or stainless construction which has a silver color are made this way as they have a very strong coating which is needed to prevent the hitch ball from rusting.
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  • Will the B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount Work with Rock Tamers Heavy-Duty Adjustable Mud Flaps
    The B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount part # BWTS20040B should allow you to use the Rock Tamers Heavy-Duty Adjustable Mud Flap System part # ERT00110 as there are two hitch pin holes, one of which will give you a good distance between the center of hitch pin hole and vertical portion of the shank. However, we have not yet had the chance to test these two together yet so the only way you will be able to determine fit is measure from the center of your hitch pin hole out to the edge of the receiver...
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  • Where is the B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount # BWTS20040B Made
    All of the B&W products, including the B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount # BWTS20040B you referenced, are made in the USA. This is a great ball mount that is made to last as you can see from the many positive reviews that it has received.
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  • Is There a Locking Pin for B&W Tow & Stow Ball Mount?
    There are hitch pin locks that will work with a B&W Tow & Stow such as # BWTS20040B. The lock you'll want is simply going to depend on the size receiver hitch that you have. Lock # BWTS51234 is for 2" hitches with a 5/8" diameter pin hole that is no wider than 2-3/4". Lock # BWTS51235 is for 2-1/2" hitches with a 5/8" diameter pin hole that is no wider than 3-5/8". I've added links to video reviews of the hitch lock for you to take a look at.
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  • Pin Lock to Secure B&W Tow & Stow 2-Ball Mount BWTS20048B
    You can lock your B&W Adjustable Ball Mount # BWTS20040B using their matching 2-1/2-inch hitch lock # BWTS51235. This pin lock also fits their chrome ball mount # BWTS20040C.
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  • Will a High Coupler Height On a Boat Trailer Affect Stability
    I would assume as well that boat trailer manufacturers have some inclination as to how the trailer will perform with a boat attached as that is its purpose after all but I don't have specifics on this. The coupler height however does not necessarily have a direct affect on the center of gravity for the trailer because some are mounted on top of the tounge which appears to be the case for you. Therefore, I would not fret too much unless you start to run into issues with stability. If...
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  • Adjustable Ball Mount Recommendation for 2018 Ram 3500 with 2-1/2 inch Hitch
    For your 2018 Ram 3500 with a 2-1/2 inch hitch the B and W adjustable ball mount that would be the best option would be the part # BWTS20040B which fits the 2-1/2 inch hitch size and can do a drop of up to 7-1/2 inches. It also comes with both popular hitch ball sizes as well of 2 inch and 2-5/16 inch.
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