This tall ball mount lets you easily tow a trailer with a lifted truck. It measures 12-1/2" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole. Cushioned interior absorbs shock. Powder coat finish resists corrosion. 2,000-lb Max tongue weight. Call 800-298-8924 to order Convert-A-Ball ball mounts part number AMSC12 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Convert-A-Ball products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Convert-A-Ball Ball Mount for 2" Hitches - 10-3/4" Rise, 12" Drop - 10,000 lbs. Ball Mounts reviews from real customers.
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  • Fixed Ball Mount
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Class IV
  • 10000 lbs GTW
  • Drop - 12 Inch
  • Rise - 11 Inch
  • No Ball
  • Convert-A-Ball
  • Cushioned Shank
  • Long Shank
  • Steel Shank



Convert-A-Ball Ball Mounts - AMSC12

This tall ball mount lets you easily tow a trailer with a lifted truck. It measures 12-1/2" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole. Cushioned interior absorbs shock. Powder coat finish resists corrosion. 2,000-lb Max tongue weight.


Features:

  • Ball mount lets you hook up your trailer to your tow vehicle
    • Shank slides into your vehicle's hitch receiver
    • Ball platform provides mounting point for hitch ball (sold separately)
  • Polyurethane interior acts as a shock absorber, reducing bounce and rhythmic vibration
    • Protects tow vehicle's driveline and hitch assembly, as well as trailer's contents
  • Super tall ball mount makes it easy to couple your trailer to your lifted or tall pickup truck
    • Both drop and rise positions available to ensure level towing
  • Sturdy steel construction
  • Corrosion-resistant powder coat finish
  • Hitch pin and clip or hitch lock sold separately
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Gross towing weight: 10,000 lbs
  • Tongue weight: 2,000 lbs
  • Length: 16" from end of shank to center of ball hole
    • 12-1/2" From center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole
  • Rise: 10-3/4" from top of inside of hitch opening
  • Drop: 12" From top of inside of hitch opening
  • Ball hole diameter: 1"
  • Pin hole diameter: 5/8"
  • 2-Year limited warranty


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Shock Absorbing Ball Mount

Cutaway views of the ball mount shank showing the polyurethane cushioning

Convert-A-Ball ball mounts are designed with a polyurethane interior that helps to absorb road shock to limit bouncing and vibration while you tow over rough terrain. It also reduces the slamming and banging that occurs during stops and starts. This helps to protect your vehicle's driveline, your hitch assembly, and your trailer's contents while you're towing.


This Convert-A-Ball ball mount meets or exceeds THMA V-5 ratings in all categories and meets SAE standard J-684.



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  • 10000 lbs GTW
  • Cushioned Shank
  • Long Shank
  • Convert-A-Ball


This tall ball mount lets you easily tow a trailer with a lifted truck. It measures 12-1/2" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole. Cushioned interior absorbs shock. Powder coat finish resists corrosion. 2,000-lb Max tongue weight.

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Video Transcript for Convert-A-Ball Ball Mounts AMSC12 Review

Today we're going to take a look at the Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount for 2 inch Hitches, number AMSC12. This is a cushioned ball mount to protect the tow vehicle's drive line and hitch assembly as well as the trailer's contents. It has a polyurethane interior that acts as a shock absorber, reducing bounce and rythmic vibration. You can see right here, the shock absorber is encased in steel and you can see it back here as well inside the hollow shank. It functions as a rise or drop to help you level your trailer. Right now it's in the drop position.

Here is how it would look in the rise position. It's constructed of powder coated steel with, again, the interior polyurethane cushion. It slides into a 2 inch square trailer hitch receiver, like the demonstrator we have right here, and attaches with a standard 5/8th of an inch hitch pin, such as this right here. Again, this is sold separately, but it's available right here on etrailer.com, number PC3. Taking a look at some specs, again, it fits the 2 inch trailer hitch, has a towing capacity of 10,000 pounds, and ton weight capacity of 2,000 pounds.

The drop from here to the ball platform is 12 inches. The rise from here to the top of the ball platform is 10 3/4 of an inch. The full length from here to the end of the platform is 16 inches. The hitch pin hole, which is right here, to the center of the hitch ball hole is 12 1/2 inches. That ball hold diameter is 1 inch, and this does feature a two year limited warranty.

We'll show you how this sets up. Due to the length of the drop, we got to bend our demonstrator back just a little bit. Just like any hitch, you'll line up the holes and then put your pin in there, just clip that off, and you're good to go. Again, this is in the drop position. If you want the rise, just put that in upside down, whichever way provides a level transport for your trailer.

That should just about do it for our Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount for 2 inch Hitches, number AMSC12.


Customer Reviews

Convert-A-Ball Ball Mount for 2" Hitches - 10-3/4" Rise, 12" Drop - 10,000 lbs - AMSC12

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (175 Customer Reviews)

This tall ball mount lets you easily tow a trailer with a lifted truck. It measures 12-1/2" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole. Cushioned interior absorbs shock. Powder coat finish resists corrosion. 2,000-lb Max tongue weight.
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by: Bob06/03/2013


This is a ball hitch mount that is not a standard unit, problem I had I purchased a new p/u going from a 2500 series which stood higher to a 1500 series standing lower by 4" also lowering 3 1/2" towing a 4800 pound boat as we all know, needing to tow level, that wasn't going to happen, this ball mount did the trick, fits D.O.T. standards also more than what i needed for weight requirements 83187


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Ball mount achieved the goal for my height requirements, what I didnt explain the piston action in the ball mount, it does cushion the back and fourth while towing considerably if and when I will buy one with it, also you got it to me in two days great device l

Bob - 06/03/2014

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by: Big Al01/11/2011


Rock Solid and so Smooth I can't give enough praise to this much needed item. I was in a rush to get this during the holidays because my previous mount was thrashed and I was going on a big trip. It shipped the same day at 4pm about an hour after I purchased it and arrived on the 5th day nicely packed and everything I ordered was there. My trip was over 200 miles with about 3,000 lbs on some rugged potholed fire-road bumpy terrain for most of it. I love the "cushion" feature... No more clankity clank - jerkity jerk from the hitch. I'm curious as to it's longevity before the cushion becomes sloppy and I plan on taking it all the way there. I also purchased the stainless interchangeable balls and say this is a must have. The 12" drop is perfect for an 8" lifted truck. This was my first experience with etrailer... And it won't be my last! 5370


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by: John Moore10/16/2012


Great looking drop hitch and unbelievably fast shipping. Works great on my 2012 dodge diesel with 6" lift and 37" tires. The 10,000 lb. rating is the highest I could find with this much drop not to mention about half the cost of any other hitch I found. Customer service and shipping verification follow up is second to none. I'll be buying from them from now on. 57393


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by: Billy G10/14/2014


the drop hitch was Just what I needed for my trucks lift. fits perfect and well made. the service was awesome as well. shipped it out same day. 155849


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by: Dennis B04/01/2015


Very good service, came on time as promised. I can see it is a quality product. I had measured the drop I needed on my 2014 Ram 2500 HD limited with class 5 hitch and 2# reducer. it measured approximately 14". This was the closest drop I could find anywhere. I hooked it up to my smaller Horton single axle trailer with a full load and it is just a little off level but will be more then sufficient to keep the trailer from swinging when towing. I plan to also use it for my double axle Horton and Hustler trailers that will be heavier and expect it will be perfectly level with the added payload. Perfect for what I need 182153


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by: Jason L02/05/2013


Haven't gotten to use this hitch yet, but it is very well made and heavy duty. Also, it seems like the perfect amount of drop for my 6" lifted Dodge 2500 with 37" tires. haha I can't wait to see what kind of difference the "Cushioned" part makes when hauling a heavy trailer, especially through stop-and-go traffic. And one last thing...I am VERY pleased with the service from etrailer.com. I got several emails alerting me of the status of my order. They even upgraded my shipping for FREE!!! They have definitely gone above and beyond and I will be looking to them again for all of my future towing needs. 65019


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by: Rick H05/08/2013


I recently bought a new Chevy Suburban. I've been driving these since before they were called SUV's. Back when they were the only game in town. And I've been towing trailers all this time. But my new Suburban has a hitch receiver that is in the middle of the bumper, much too high. One of my trailers actually scrapes along the ground because of the height of the hitch. I got a 6" drop hitch elsewhere, but was dissappointed that it didn't solve my problem. And 6" drop was the lowest they had. I was so glad to find your site and the 12" drop hitch I just received. Problem solved. Thanks! 79437


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by: Ron03/16/2013


Love the ball mount. I have a Toyota Sienna and the rear seats recess into a well, therefore the receiver hitch much go underneath the well. This means the ball mount enters the receiver approximately 10 inches off the ground. By using the ball mount to raise the ball, this makes the ball around 22 inches off the ground, which is recommended height for my trailer. My only regret is that I did not request you attach a ball as I did not have any wrenches large enough to fasten it. Again, the mount is great. Thanks, Ron Baker 71099


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by: Dave A.03/28/2013


Recieved my cushioned ball mount with 12" drop last week and hooked a new motorcycle trailer to it. Just delivered my bike to a tire store 50 miles from home over a very bumpy road. The cushioned ball mount did its job and reduced the banging and overall noise while towing that I have come to expect with other mounts. Outstanding product. Ordered via regular shipping and still recieved product a few day's later in Rangeley, Maine. Overall experience has been outstanding. Will order from this company again. 73108


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by: Terry E.11/08/2011


Wow. Product shipped same day, regular ground, but arrived only 2 days later. Had the cushion feature on it that I hadn't even noticed or expected. My Toyota truck is lifted 6" with a Nissan Titan hitch custom welded on so this brought it down to the perfect height for me (14"). Great value too. Thanks! 26697


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by: Vic G.10/16/2014


I ordered this product not sure about the quality or if I had the too large of a drop. I use this on my lifted jeep to pull my Kayak trailer. Great quality and works fine. A hitch is a hitch. It either works or it won't. The part I'm most impressed with is the customer service of this company. They expedited shipping without having to ask. The followup after the purchase has been spot on. I deffinately have this company saved in my favorites and will use them again and again. 156409


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by: Ricardo San Nicolas05/18/2012


The product was delivered in an outstanding n as promised date. I thank you very much etrailer. I know now that the 2012 Fleetwood Motor Home Models are required 12"drop hitch in order to accomodate/pull 6x12 ft or 7x14 ft trailers. I loaded my 2006 Harley Davidson Ultra Classic and the height level was just awesome, perpendicular to the ground. My Motor Home and trailer looks eye level. I love it n I'm very pleased with the product"AMSC12". Again thanks etrailer and Katie.:)} 40885


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by: briansshop03/30/2013


Very nice ball mount. High weight rating and well made. In the US even! 73439


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by: Ryan P.12/06/2013


Needed a 12" drop hitch for my truck since it has quite a bit of lift. Not only did etrailer have the highest rated 12" drop hitch I could find but also the cheapest! I also ordered a 2 & 5/16ths ball that also rated at 10,000lbs. My boat and trailer loaded up is about 6500/7000 so this will def cover the pay load and then some. Shipping was very fast and everything was well boxed together. Would def recommend this company to anyone I knew. 109396


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by: Eric P11/18/2013


Thank you! It is exactly what I needed. 107640


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by: william robsion02/25/2015


good product great friendly service 176114


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by: Walt03/16/2015


I have two of these drop hitches and they do the job very well. The Cushioned pin is nice and makes for a smooth stops and take offs. The only con I have found is the 1" Ball hole diameter: It is difficult to find a 2 5/16 ball with a 1" shank that matches the 10,000 lbs the hitch provides. If the weight is a concern I suggest you order the ball at the same time. Your not going to run into your local tractor supply and find one. 178488


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by: Allen09/18/2015


I need this for my small trailer, just the perfect height. Very satisfied with etrailer, shipping was great and fast Their web page is very easy to navigate and place orders. I will buy again from etrailer. 226363


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by: Bob W.09/08/2016


Received Wednesday and my trailer was ready for pick up today. Whew! I am very pleased with the quality and perfect fit of this drop hitch bar. I had no problems with ball attachment and fit either. Excellent control of trailer following and no slapping or lose feeling while braking or accelerating compared to my older drop hitch. Completely satisfied with this item. 292656


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by: Kerry h06/08/2017


I am very happy with the 12 inch drop hitch i bought it was just the way it was described on the web site it will work perfect for pulling the car trailer to the races. 390806


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by: Kevin B.10/11/2013


Awesome product. Built to last forever and it's not some cheap made steel. I would recommend to anyone.Havent pulled with it yet but it meets my expectations. 103449


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by: Mike O.03/23/2014


I recently purchased an RV built on a Ford F350 with a raised rear bumper. I needed a ball mount with a 12 inch drop in order to tow a light boat. This mount is heavy duty, very nicely made and finished, and is cushioned - plus it is less expensive than others of lower capacity and quality. I haven't used it yet but I'm sure I'll be pleased when I do. 121826


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by: Jason - South Carolina04/17/2016


Perfect Fit! 07-12 Jeep Wrangler JK with 3.5" lift. This was the exact product to get the trailer back on level. Great service and fast shipping. 245747


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by: Gary E.04/06/2012


Drop down ball mount with 12" drop was the right distance to accommodate the high Hummer truck height to the low motorcycle trailer. Perfect. Product is single piece construction allowing me to avoid the additional cost of a two-piece installation. Transaction was flawless. Shipped immediately and arrived as predicted 3 days later. 36315


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by: Rick M.06/01/2011


The cushioned ball mount arrived yesterday. It looks like it is very well built. I have not had a chance to try it out yet. The "greaseless" 2 5/16" HardBall hitch ball is unusual. I hope that the plastic (?) cap is strong enough. I have not mounted it on the cushioned ball mount yet either. Too soon to tell.............. 15861


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by: Roger06/27/2012


Nice little hitch for the $. Puts my car trailer right where it needs to be on a 2010 Dodge Ram 2500 with a 6" lift and 37" tires. It's made in the USA. Good welds. It's rated 10,000lbs trailer / 2,000lbs tongue where most other steel ball mounts with this much drop are 5,000lbs trailer / 500lbs tongue. 45826


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by: Dillon Terry01/08/2016


Shippi g was fast and couldn't be more happy with the product !!! Great place to buy things! 235004


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by: Mack B6111/26/2015


No problems. Looks great. Solved height problem from making pickup from large truck. 232590


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by: Corey N.05/11/2017


This is the place to shop for all your towing needs. The prices are great as well as the shipping! I needed a hitch that would work for a truck with a 12" lift. This was the best price I could find and it gave me an extra 2" of drop than the unit I had that costs twice as much. 379216


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by: Suzanne Harris09/15/2016


You easily accepted the hitch back that was too long. Instantly you gave me a return label and a reorder of a more appropriate one for my trailer. I was impressed by your response, shipping methods, return of funds, and delivery of new products. Thanks very much 295711


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by: Don K.09/11/2015


Called and received all the information I needed to order this ball mount hitch? The lady that helped me was very helpful. I ordered with the 2 day shipping and the hitch was received last evening, sooner than promised. An exceptional experience. I will be back. 224960


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by: Michael Heusser02/23/2012


I have a 2008 Dodge Ram 2500 lifted 6 inches with 37 inch tires. This 12 inch dorp is perfect because not only does it absorb the shock from stopping and pulling but this Cushioned Ball Mount also keeps my car trailer perfect level. Great product for the price! 32288


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by: Tim B.07/08/2017


Very satisfied with my purchase. I ordered on a holiday and it was shipped the same day with expedited shipping which was an unexpected surprise. Contact between myself and the seller was exceptional. I recommend etrailer if you plan a purchase in the future. 402985


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by: Marty D.03/04/2015


I originally bought an 8" drop from Tractor Supply. I needed more of a drop for my trailer. I found this 'perfect' hitch on-line. This was only $20 more but is of a lot better quality and can handle more tongue/pull weight. Plus, it looks really cool! 176990


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by: Steve05/14/2014


This is a great stinger. i needed a high riser to be able to tow my jeep. (tow bar mounts above the bumper) this unit is well made and strong, and the perfect height for my needs. I will keep this one locked in when in use (don't want it to walk away) 130634


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by: Ken J.04/28/2011


Nobody locally had a 12-inch-drop ball mount, and most online sources only had the light duty version. Etrailer had what I needed, and got it here quickly, even though I ordered on Easter weekend. Thanks! Great communication, too, which is appreciated! 12516


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by: Jim J.07/19/2015


My new motor home has an extremely high hitch and I needed a 12" drop to get my car trailer level to the motorhome. I'm completely satisfied with the one I received. Heavy wall tubing with a good gusset on the drop. Very well constructed. Thank you 212980


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by: Jeff04/10/2013


Very satisfied with the drop! The price was reasonable and it is made here in the U.S.. My low riding trailer finally rides level and pulls so much better. If you are looking to purchase a 12" drop, this is the one. You will not be disappointed. 75293


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by: Blake03/21/2012


Shipped fast and worked great. I like to know where my stuff is after I order, and etrailer provides great communication. I'll definitely be a repeat customer. Also, this ball mount is the best value you will find in a 12" drop... guaranteed. 34554


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by: Doug S.06/03/2014


It is all about the cushioning. I purchased this ball mount to flat tow a vehicle behind an RV. This ball mount is super sturdy, gets me to the height I need and the cushioning really smoothes out the jolts from gas to brake. Quality Product! 133969


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by: Richard C.08/02/2016


My product was a Cushioned Ball Mount, for 2" hitches, 10 3/4" Rise, 12" drop. OUTSTANDING service, delivery, and elated with the quality of the product. Will be looking to make additional purchases as soon as I complete this review. 278439


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by: Neil M.01/27/2014


12" drop ball mount arrived in a timely way and appears to be well made. I needed this for a small utility trailer due to the height of my new motorhome. Thanks again to "etrailer" for having the right stuff at a fair price! 114825


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by: Chris12/11/2014


I received the Ball/mount hitch, wasn't fast but good enough. Definitely heavy hopefully that will translate into a reliable sturdy mount. I installed it with the ball overall it looks good on this beast of a farm truck. 164302


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by: glenn e.05/19/2014


As with other products I've ordered from you, it arrived in a timely fashion and was in excellent shape. Rest assured I will order any other additional items I may need from your company and will encourage others to do so. 131286


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by: Philip C.04/10/2017


This hitch is the perfect size for a 2500 4wd truck. It drops enough to keep the loads level and strong enough to tow anything you want. I've towed a skid steer and a mini track hoe and not worried about a thing 365493


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by: JD03/03/2017


It's a good drop hitch. Good deal for the price. In a drop hitch the pin cushion serves no purpose. I didn't buy it for that function only the 12" drop. Been pulling 10k car/equipment trailers with no issues. 348067


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by: Jim06/09/2015


Your product is everything advertised. It is a very good quality product. If it were available, I would have purchased a unit a couple of inches longer as it would be better totally level my trailer. 202013


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by: Jim D10/16/2012


Arrived in a timely fashion. Was packaged VERY well. It appears to be extremely well made and fits my application just as I had hoped. I'll definitely use this service for any future trailer needs. 57383


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by: David H09/01/2011


Great product, just as advertised. I have a Chevy 2500HD with a 6" procomp lift and 38" tires. This works perfect for towing my 18' Sea-Doo Jetboat. Super customer service and speedy shipping. Big thanx 23391


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by: Scott05/09/2016


It works great, is well made, and I am really happy with it. I have a ram 2500 with and 6" lift and 37" tires and this 12" drop hitch solved the height difference between my truck and trailers. 249412


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  • Will a Cushioned Ball Mount Work with Surge Trailer Brakes
  • The cushion inside of the Convert-A-Ball cushioned ball mount # AMSC4 would have only a slight affect on the surge coupler on your trailer. You may not even notice it. The cushion is very dense and the more pressure that is put on it the firmer it gets. It would take more force to compress that cushion than to actuate the surge coupler. Cushioned ball mount # AMSC4 has a 2-3/4 inch rise or 4 inch drop but there are other options if you need a different rise or drop to tow the trailer...
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  • 12 inch Drop Ball Mount Recommendation for Towing a Horse Trailer Level
  • If you do need a ball mount with a 12 inch drop you would want the part # AMSC12. Before you purchase a ball mount I would recommend you check out the FAQ article I attached to the right that details how to pick out the correct rise/drop ball mount so that you order the correct one the first time.
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  • Ball Mount Recommendation that is 12 inches Long and 12 inches of Drop
  • 12 inches long or 12 inches of drop? For a 12 inch drop ball mount we have the # AMSC12 which also happens to have a distance of 12-1/2 inches from the center of the ball hole to the center of the pin hole. Then for a hitch ball you would want the part # C40007 for a 2-5/16 inch.
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  • Ball Mount with a 12 Inch Drop for a Motor Home Towing a Tow Dolly
  • Drop is measured from the top of the receiver opening to the top of the other receiver opening in the case of a high-low adapter like # RM-048-6 which actually has a 6 inch drop. However, these adapters cannot be used with a tow dolly per the manufacturer specifications. What you can do is use a ball mount with 12 inches of drop, # AMSC12. For a ball mount drop is measured from the top of the receiver opening down to the ball platform like in the FAQ I have included. With this ball...
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  • 12 Inch Drop Ball Mount Needed for 2015 GMC Yukon Denali w/ 2 Inch Hitch Receiver and 22 Inch Wheels
  • Thanks for including your measurements! Using Cushioned Ball Mount for 2 Inch Hitches, # AMSC12, will provide the 12 inch drop that is needed for your set-up. This ball mount has a 10,000 towing capacity and will require a hitch ball with a 1 inch diameter shank, # C40007 for 2-5/16 inch and # 40038 for 2 inch, Pin and Clip, # PC3 or # 7683 for lock. The added benefit of using a cushioned ball mount is the fact that the polyurethane interior acts as a shock absorber to reduce bounce...
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  • Recommended Ball Mount with 9-1/2 inch Rise
  • Between the two ball mount options referenced in your question, I recommend going with the Convert-A-Ball # AMSC12 that has the larger 10-3/4 inch rise. This is because when loading your tow vehicle up for a trip with your trailer, there is bound to be some rear sag that will lower the ball mount even further. Choosing a ball mount with a slightly higher rise than you need will help to account for this. Another option you may consider is the Draw-Tite Ball Mount # 80248 that has a 9-3/4...
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  • Dimensions of the Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount, # AMSC12
  • I went out to the warehouse and pulled a Cushioned Ball Mount, # AMSC12, to measure. From the center of the hitch pin hole to the gusset at the back of the bar measures 4-1/4 inches. I have included a picture that I made that shows some measurements for you.
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  • How to Pick Out the Correct Ball Mount
  • I attached an FAQ that details how to pick out the correct ball mount. Picking out the correct ball mount will allow your trailer to sit as level as possible. Basically you will first measure the height from the ground to the top of the receiver opening on the hitch while on level ground. Next, you will measure the coupler height from the ground to the bottom of the trailer coupler when the trailer is on level ground. Next, you will need to compute the difference. If the hitch height...
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  • Trailer Hitch, Ball Mount kit, Trailer Wiring, and Transmission Cooler for a 2007 Toyota Sienna
  • I can certainly make some recommendations for a towing set up on your 2007 Toyota Sienna. Starting with a trailer hitch, the most popular hitch for your vehicle is Draw-Tite # 75237. This is a Class III hitch rated for 4,000 pounds gross trailer weight, 400 pounds tongue weight. The trailer you plan to tow is right at this limited. If there is any way you can reduce the weight of the trailer some, it would be more ideal. I have included a link to the installation details and a video...
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  • How to Pick Out the Correct Rise/Drop Ball Mount to Tow Trailer Level
  • I attached an FAQ for you to check out that details all of this, but what you need to do is get your truck and your trailer on level ground and take a couple measurements. You will need to measure from the ground to the bottom of the coupler on the trailer when it is sitting level, and then measure from the ground to the top of the hitch opening. Whatever the difference is the amount of rise/drop you need.
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  • How is Rise and Drop Measured on a Ball Mount Like Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount # AMSC12
  • We measure rise or drop from the top of the receiver tube to the top of the ball platform. I have included a link to an FAQ that should help. Also remember that the tongue weight of the trailer will cause the rear end of the vehicle to come down a little as well.
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  • Can a Front-Mount Hitch and Adapter be Used to Push a Trailer Into Tight Spots?
  • You certainly aren't alone having a bit of trouble backing up a long trailer. Using a front-mounted hitch like your Curt # C31023 is fine, but the Blue Ox adapter, # BX88132, is designed for flat-towing so it isn't going to work for you. What you can do instead is attach a fixed ball mount, and the Draw-Tite # 80248 is going to give you 9-3/4" of rise. Please keep in mind that the Draw-Tite has has a max gross towing weight (GTW) of 3,500 lbs and max tongue weight (TW) of 350 lbs in...
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  • Ball Mount with the Most Drop for a 1-1/4 Inch Trailer Hitch
  • I have not seen a 1-1/4 inch ball mount that offered 12 inches of drop. The most that we have is a 6 inch drop # C45028 (Class I or II) or # BM96 (Class I). If this is for a 2008 Jeep Grand Cherokee I recommend switching to a Class III, 2 inch trailer hitch, # 13251, so you can use a ball mount with more drop such as # AMSC12 or # HL17252.
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  • Draw Bar Recommendation for a 2002 Ford Windstar LX
  • This Cushioned Ball Mount for 2 inch Hitches - 10-3/4 inch Rise - 12 inch Drop - 10,000 lbs, part # AMSC12 is cushioned in the rise and drop position for stopping and taking off. If you wanted something to make the fit of the draw bar in to your hitch more of a snug fit which would in turn prevent rattling noises. I would recommend the Roadmaster Quiet Hitch for 2 inch Trailer Hitches, part # RM-061. With that being said, in most situations on the 2002 Ford Windstar you would want...
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  • How to Pick Out the Right Rise/Drop Ball Mount for a 2010 Chevy Express Van
  • I attached an FAQ that details how to pick out the correct ball mount. Picking out the correct ball mount will allow your trailer to sit as level as possible. Basically you will first measure the height from the ground to the top of the receiver opening on the hitch while on level ground. Next, you will measure the coupler height from the ground to the bottom of the trailer coupler when the trailer is on level ground. Next, you will need to compute the difference. If the hitch height...
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  • Ball Mount Recommendation for an RV Where 12 inches of Drop are Needed to Tow Boat Trailer
  • The Cushioned Ball Mount # AMSC12 that you referenced would be perfect for you all things considered. It has the drop you need (12 inches), the length you need (12-1/2 inches from pin hole to ball hole). This should not reduce the hitch capacity of your RV at all. Since your boat and trailer weigh considerably less than the capacity of the hitch you would not have to worry about that. If the weight of your boat and trailer were right at your hitch capacity it would be one thing, but...
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  • Ball Mount Replacement for 12 inch Drop and Trailer Sits 1 inch Too Low
  • We have 12 inch drops and we have 14 inch drop ball mounts but we do not have a 13 inch. Going an inch lower would be better than an inch higher though. But you did say that the 12 inch drop put your trailer 1 inch lower than that your hitch so that would mean you would want an 11 inch drop instead like the part # 80248.
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  • Can a Roadmaster High-Low Adapter be Used with a Kawasaki Mule for Off-the-Road Towing
  • If the trailer has a regular coupler that fits on a ball then the best solution is a ball mount with the proper rise. I really cannot recommend using any of the High-Low adapters for anything other than flat towing a vehicle, even if it could work. But it sound like a ball mount with the proper rise is the ideal solution. The ball mount we have with the most rise is # AMSC12. It has 10-3/4 inches rise. But something like # 80248 with 9-3/4 inches might be better. I have included a link...
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  • What Length Ball Shank is Needed for Convert-A-Ball 10k Ball Mount # AMSC12
  • A ball with a medium length shank, 2-1/4 inches, will work just fine with the Convert-A-Ball ball mount # AMSC12. For a 2-5/16 inch ball use # C40007. For a 2 inch and 1-7/8 inch ball set use # 901b.
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  • Is the Bushing of the Cushioned Ball Mount # AMSC12 Replaceable
  • The bushing in the Cushioned Ball Mount # AMSC12 that you referenced is not available as a separate item to be replaced, but we have never heard of it wearing out and we have been selling this ball mount for a long time so I don't think you should worry about that.
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  • Can Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount # AMSC12 Be Used in the Rise Poistion
  • The Convert-A-Ball # AMSC12 cushioned ball mount can indeed be used in the rise position, which would provide 10-3/4 inches of rise. Keep in mind this is an extreme rise. Usually, needing a rise that large would be a good indication that you really shouldn't tow that trailer with your vehicle, but because the Yakima Rack and Roll Trailers are so light, you won't have a problem. You'll also need a 2 inch diameter ball like part # 63845.
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  • Does the Cushioning of the Convert a Ball # AMSC12 Allow Much Movement In and Out
  • Sounds like you are asking how much movement the built in cushion of the Convert a Ball # AMSC12 allows when installed. It really doesn't move much at all. There would be a little bit of movement but for the most part it would not be sliding in and out of the hitch opening at all. The reason for this is that the tongue weight of the trailer pressed hard enough vertically on the ball mount that it pins the ball mount in the hitch.
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  • How is Drop Measured and Determined on a Ball Mount
  • The drop in a ball mount is measured from the top of the shank that inserts into the receiver tube to the top of the ball platform. See the video I've lined of ball mount # AMSC12. Around the 1:15 mark the drop measurement is demonstrated. To determine how much drop (Or rise) you need you'll want to have your tow vehicle and trailer on level ground and measure from the ground to the inside top of the receiver tube and from the ground to the bottom of the trailer coupler. Then find...
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  • Safe to Install Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount Upside for Rise on F-150 Front Mounted Hitch
  • The Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount for 2" Hitches # AMSC12 referenced in your question can be safely installed and used in an upright or upside-down position in order to provide the needed drop or rise. To get the 10-3/4" rise from the 2 inch hitch receiver of your F-150, you will just flip the ball mount and install like normal using the hitch pin hole and hitch pin/clip. Keep in mind that the distance from the center of the pin hole on the ball mount shank to the nearest part of...
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  • Ball Mount for with More than 11 Inches of Rise to Tow Trailer Level with 2012 Toyota Sienna
  • What I recommend is to use Convert-A-Ball cushioned ball mount # AMSC12 and then add a high rise ball. The ball mount takes a ball with a 1 inch diameter shank. If the trailer coupler takes a 2 inch ball use high rise ball # C40034. If you need a 2-5/16 inch ball there isn't a high rise version that would fit so you would need to use a regular ball # 63847. If the coupler does take a 2 inch ball then # AMSC12 with # C40034 will provide you with approximately 12-3/4 inches rise and you...
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  • Recommended 2 Inch Hitch Ball with 10,000 lbs. GTW for Ball Mount with 12 Inch Drop
  • The towing capacity of your 2014 Ford F-350 will be limited by the lowest rated component of the setup. So the Cushioned Ball Mount # AMSC12 that has a GTW of 10,000 lbs. will be limited by a 2 inch hitch ball if the ball is not rated that high, and many aren't. To avoid the limitation you will need a 2 inch hitch ball that is rated for at least 10,000 lbs. like # 40038.
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  • Will Convert a Ball Ball Mount Fit Curt Trailer Hitch
  • Yes a Convert a Ball Ball Mount like the part # AMSC12 that you referenced would fit a 2 inch Curt trailer hitch. For more information on how to pick out the correct rise/drop ball mount to allow a trailer to be towed level check out the help article link I attached.
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  • Where is the 12 Inches of Drop Measured from on the Cushioned Ball Mount # AMSC12
  • The 12 inches of drop that the Cushioned Ball Mount # AMSC12 has is measured from the top of the ball mount shank down to the top of the ball platform. See the picture I attached. I attached a review video for you to check out also.
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  • Recommended Ball Mount for a 2014 Itasca Sun Star 35F Towing a RoadMaster Tow Dolly
  • Thanks for sending us a picture! I haven't heard a county or state restricting the amount of drop for a ball mount when towing. I would recommend verifying this information with the local department of transportation office. If you find there is no restriction on drop, then I have what you will need. Based on your photo, it looks like the actually hitch height is 30-1/2 inches measured to the top of your receiver. The Roadmaster tow dolly # RM-2000-1 you referenced requires a ball...
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