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Convert-A-Ball Ball Mount for 2-1/2" Hitches - 4-3/4" Rise, 6" Drop - 18,000 lbs

Convert-A-Ball Ball Mount for 2-1/2" Hitches - 4-3/4" Rise, 6" Drop - 18,000 lbs

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  • Fits 2-1/2 Inch Hitch
  • Fixed Ball Mount
  • Class V
  • 18000 lbs GTW
  • Drop - 6 Inch
  • Rise - 5 Inch
  • Convert-A-Ball
  • No Ball
  • Shock Absorbing
  • Steel Shank
Sturdy steel ball mount with a solid shank measures 9" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole. Polyurethane interior acts as a shock absorber to reduce vibration. Powder coat finish protects against rust. Call 800-298-8924 to order Convert-A-Ball ball mounts part number AMSCV-6 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 2-1/2" Hitches - 4-3/4" Rise, 6" Drop - 18,000 lbs. Ball Mounts reviews from real customers.


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Convert-A-Ball Ball Mounts - AMSCV-6

Sturdy steel ball mount with a solid shank measures 9" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole. Polyurethane interior acts as a shock absorber to reduce vibration. Powder coat finish protects against rust.


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
  • 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: 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Gross towing weight: 18,000 lbs
  • Tongue weight: 2,000 lbs
  • Length: 12-1/4"
    • 9" From center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole
  • Rise: 4-3/4" from top of inside of hitch opening
  • Drop: 6" From top of inside of hitch opening
  • Ball hole diameter: 1-1/4"
  • Ball platform: 1" thick
  • Pin hole diameter: 5/8"
  • 2-Year limited warranty


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.



AMSCV-6 Convert-A-Ball Super Duty Cushioned Ball Mount for 2-1/2" Hitches - 4-3/4" Rise - 6" Drop - 18,000 lbs GTW - 2,000 lbs TW







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Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Convert-A-Ball Ball Mounts - Fixed Ball Mount - AMSCV-6 Review

Today we're going to take a look at the Convert-A-Ball cushioned ball mount for 2-1/2" hitches, part number AMSCV-6. This item features a cushion to protect a tow vehicle's driveline and hitch assembly, as well as the trailer's contents. As you can see here, we have the polyurethane shock absorber in there. You can also see it from this end of the hollow shank. Again, the polyurethane interior acts as a shock absorber, reducing bounce and rhythmic vibration. It functions as a rise, or as a drop to help you level your trailer.

The two vehicle and trailer need to be within 2" of each other for proper weight distribution. It's constructed of a powder-coated steel. It slides into a 2-1/2" trailer hitch receiver and attaches with a standard 5/8" hitch pin. That pin is sold separately. However, we do feature them right here at etrailer.com, part number PC3.

And the way that would fit, you would get your 2-1/2" receiver hitch. You would slide the ball mount right into there, and then slide the pin through and clip that off. If you wanted enhanced security to attach this to your hitch receiver, we also feature several hitch locks, which would further prevent theft or any kind of vandalism. Taking a look at some specs and dimensions, the towing capacity of this item is 18,000 lbs., and the tongue weight capacity is 2,000 lbs. As we said, it does have a drop from the top of the shank to the top of the ball platform.

That drop is 6". The rise, also measured from the top of the shank to the top of the ball platform, is 4-3/4". The ball hole diameter is 1-1/4". And the distance from the center of the hitch pin hole to the center of the ball hole right here is 9". Finally, this item does come with a 2-year limited warranty.

That should do it for our Convert-A-Ball cushioned ball mount for 2-1/2" hitches, part number AMSCV-6.


Customer Reviews

Convert-A-Ball Ball Mount for 2-1/2" Hitches - 4-3/4" Rise, 6" Drop - 18,000 lbs - AMSCV-6

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (257 Customer Reviews)

Sturdy steel ball mount with a solid shank measures 9" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole. Polyurethane interior acts as a shock absorber to reduce vibration. Powder coat finish protects against rust.

- AMSCV-6
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I was very pleased with the trailer hitch I ordered from e-trailer. It is really good quality and extremely heavy duty. It also has a great paint job. My hitch was easy to order, exactly what I needed and was delivered in two days. Very pleased!! 614691



- AMSCV-6
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What a great way to shop for towing supplies! I live in a fairly large city, where I ran all over town shopping for the correct setup for my wife to tow her horse trailer behind our new truck. All that time and all it did was confuse me about what I wanted (needed). In frustration, I went to the internet and found etrailer; nothing but facts and specs and great prices! In 10 minutes my 2 day job was complete, I had all the correct stuff ordered at a great price and it arrived promptly at my door. Rate it AAA+ 109417



- AMSCV-6
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Just installed the new ball mount to my truck and it is a beast. This hitch is very well built and braced with extra welded support underneath hitch. So far very pleased but as being brand new haven't had the chance to treat it out therefore not a 5 start review, yet. Will drive home this weekend for a 4 hour trip will update after. 345390



- AMSCV-6
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Quick shipping and no problem getting it to work in my 2012 Ford F350. I have another one just like it for the 2" ball and bought a second one for the 2 5/16". Tows my 12' trailer really well and will be using the new one for a 20' equipment trailer. 120784


Comments

One year later and both products working great. Towed the 20 trailer on a 1,200 mile round trip and the cushion mount worked better than expected.

Doug B - 04/03/2015

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- AMSCV-6
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Just received this mount and did the test fit with our trailer. We have not hit the road with it yet but I am confident it will perform perfectly. I am anxious to see how the cushioned feature works. We pull a box cargo trailer for business and just got a new Chevy HD pickup to tow with. It has a 2.5" receiver and hitch height is much greater than the Suburban we were using plus it had a 2" receiver. This mount is rated for far more weight than we will ever need but it was the only 2.5" size with 6" drop that I could find. We are very pleased with the product and the excellent customer service we got at etrailer. Thanks to everyone there for the very fast service and for keeping me informed as to the status of my order. well done! 105264


Comments

Now that you have driven with the cushioned ball mount for a while, do you think the cushioned feature is beneficial?

-- comment by: Monty F - 08/05/2015

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Comments

Have now used this mount several times. It is VERY heavy duty and we get no where near its full capacity. I do like the cushioned feature. It noticeably reduces usual shocks that get transmitted to the tow vehicle which, in my opinion, reduces stress on driveline components. The 2.5 inch shaft size eliminates the need for a reducer sleeve for 2 inch mounts which firms up the whole vehicle trailer connection. Also increases comfort for driver and passengers. I did make one mistake however. I figured the amount of I needed by the book. The formula said I needed six inches of . I did not anticipate enough squat in the truck with trailer loaded. As it turned out, I had to use a two inch riser ball to put the front of the trailer where I wanted it. A four inch mount would have been sufficient but I still recommend this product.

-- comment by: Ken R - 08/08/2015

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- AMSCV-6
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Great product. 663594



- AMSCV-6
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Great product 663593



- AMSCV-6
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Perfect drop for a 2019 F250 4x4. 609597



- AMSCV-6
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Heavy duty design for pulling over 10,000lb enclosed car trailer. 603593



- AMSCV-6
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excellent product and service. would recommend to any one. 569312



- AMSCV-6
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Looks strong enough to handle 18k with gusset and thickness of the 6” drop, delivery was on time. 563742



- AMSCV-6
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Sturdy beyond belief! 487201



- AMSCV-6
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Product arrived as expected on time. Can't get better than that! 387662



- AMSCV-6
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The product works well but had a lot of burs on it from welding not very clean. I had to grind them off and repainted it. 381030



- AMSCV-6
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This is a great hitch - well-built and the cushioning is a great upgrade. No more 'THUNK' when pulling away at the stoplight. 374572



- AMSCV-6
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Very high quality item better than expected. Better than other alternatives for the price. No more trailer balls lapping when brakes are applied with trailer delay. 327551



- AMSCV-6
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Heavy duty construction 269196



- AMSCV-6
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Pretty manly class V hitch. Still waiting on some balls. Wait, can I say balls? 263107



- AMSCV-6
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Had what I wanted, when I wanted it and was shipped out right away. Kept me inform on status of order. One of the best internet companies to deal with. 253182



- AMSCV-6
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Exactly as represented! very satisfied. 247633


Comments

A year later, still great!!!

Ron G - 04/29/2017

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- AMSCV-6
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Beefy. Great finish. Far quieter an less jarring than my old one 237110


Comments

Still work great. Would buy again.

Grard - 03/12/2017

22703

- AMSCV-6
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High quality piece. Have only towed a couple times. Surprised not many choices for 2 1/2in hitches. I did not want to mess with the converters to 2in. 230264



- AMSCV-6
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Heavy duty and will tow what I need it to. 221614



- AMSCV-6
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Haven't had a chance to use it yet, but it arrived in just a couple days even with the standard shipping. It also appears to be very sturdy and well built. I'm definitely happy with my purchase so far. The customer service and quality of product are both excellent. 206286



- AMSCV-6
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Great Product 182550



- AMSCV-6
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etrailer delivered perfect execution - how often does that happen? I needed to buy a few "non-standard" parts and they had them in stock and shipped them immediately. Subsequently when I needed more stuff, I didn't search the web, I went straight to etrailer. Thanks for delivering an exceptional value and service. 179888



- AMSCV-6
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Great Ball Mount - I thought it was a little expensive to start, but I would purchase again without hesitation having received the product. Much more heavy duty than I expected. Delivery time was better than expected. I will recommend to family and friends. 173067



- AMSCV-6
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Best source for towing needs. 168559



- AMSCV-6
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Great product. Fits perfect and heavy d uty! 161862



- AMSCV-6
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I only used it once but work as should. 159809



- AMSCV-6
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Just as described. Comprehensive product information, photos and videos made purchasing online very easy and worry free. Order processing and shipping were lightning fast. A really great experience, will definitely shop here again. 158759



- AMSCV-6
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STRONG FITS 2015 F350 PLATINUM PERFECT LY 136421



- AMSCV-6
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Stout! Solid product and fast shipping. 133528



- AMSCV-6
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Perfect fit for all three items. 129571



- AMSCV-6
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Very happy with the product 120195



- AMSCV-6
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Very well made product and the service from etrailer was exceptional. My original order was incorrect as a result of my wrong measurements, and the service department was quick to resolve my problem. 112048



- AMSCV-6
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I have a large dump trailer and this ball mount works flawlessly! 106189



- AMSCV-6
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Hitch was as expected, very strong and fits perfectly 7502



- AMSCV-2
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Review from a similar Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount in Ball Mounts


Good solid product. Really makes a difference when towing. Great Service! 430241



- AMSCV-4
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Review from a similar Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount in Ball Mounts


I own a couple of these in different drops and really prefer them over solid mounts. The cushioning does help protect the driveline of the tow vehicle and removes the harshness sometimes related to towing a trailer. Not cheap but well worth it to me. 538491


Comments

Great! These are tough but easy on the tow vehicle. Still doing great even after a full year of pulling some fairly heavy loads. Recommended!

David - 07/06/2019

57506

- AMSC6
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Review from a similar Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount in Ball Mounts


Perfect drop for Suburban pulling horse-trailer. Excellent product. Lightning fast shipping. Pleasure to do business with 5 stars. 262987



- AMSCV-4
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Review from a similar Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount in Ball Mounts


Great/responsive service during the ordering process & the items arrived as promised. This Ball Mount is stout! The cushioning benefits work as described...much less hitch assembly noise in stop-n-go traffic than I've experienced in the past. Thanks! 139607



- AMSCV-2
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Review from a similar Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount in Ball Mounts


This hitch works great, have pulled up to capacity, up to a dozen trailers a day, have small & large ball attached, easy to flip over to match trailer, cushion takes some of the roughness out of a stop, recommend it. 243614



- AMSCV-2
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Review from a similar Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount in Ball Mounts


Product looks as described. Shipping arrival was 1 day later than posted when ordered, but that is only negative point. Thanks! 515843



- AMSC2
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Review from a similar Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount in Ball Mounts


Great product. I can feel the difference when towing a trailer that is fully loaded. 462106



- AMSC6
by:

Review from a similar Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount in Ball Mounts


Great product with outstanding customer service and super fast shipping. 114288



- AMSCV-4
by:

Review from a similar Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount in Ball Mounts


Super fast shipping as usual. Have not pulled anything over 5,000 lb yet. I assumed the insert on the draw bar would be bar stock - it's tubular. Will be interesting to see how that does dragging a 14,000 lb trailer to Alaska. If it doesn't egg out, I will be impressed. 269439



- AMSCV-2
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Review from a similar Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount in Ball Mounts


That is how I like to shop, on the back porch sipping an ice tea instead of driving through traffic and wading through stores. Just received the product, looks great and excited about hooking the fast boat up to it and heading to the lake. 369141



- AMSC6
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Review from a similar Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount in Ball Mounts


Worth the money. Normally tow about a 700 lb load and it definitely made a difference. No more bumping/jarring during start/stop. 369059



- AMSC6
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Review from a similar Convert-A-Ball Cushioned Ball Mount in Ball Mounts


My tech. is yet to try this but it should help the ride comfort while towing. 159141


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  • Is Sag Caused by Trailer Tongue Weight Considered When Choosing Ball Mount w/the Right Rise or Drop
  • At most the tongue weight of a trailer would cause about 1/2 inch to 1 inch of sag at the ball mount (give or take a little and different for every vehicle). But on a 2016 Ford F-250 the suspension is potentially beefy enough to limit the sag to even less than that. The trailer can be off of level one way or the other (high or low) by as much as 1 inch and still be considered level. For cushioned ball mounts that fit a 2-1/2 inch trailer hitch receiver we have the following options: #...
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  • Ball Mount to Use with Weigh Safe Stainless Steel Hitch Ball with Built-In Scale WSUN-1
  • The Weigh Safe Stainless Steel Hitch Ball with Built-In Scale # WSUN-1 requires that the ball mount it is used with has a 3/4-inch thick ball platform. The B&W 2-1/2-inch Ball Mount # BWBMHD30214 that you referenced has a ball platform that is 1-inch thick so it will not work with this ball. Same holds for part # AMSCV-6. Sine this hitch ball is rated to 10K, the larger and heavier-duty 2-1/2-inch ball mounts like those noted above, which are rated for much more weight, will be too...
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  • Ball Mount Recommendation for a Ford F450 with a 2-1/2 inch Hitch Opening
  • There are three ball mounts we offer that will work for the 2-1/2 inch hitch on your Ford F450 with a 2-1/2 inch opening. The problem that many encounter is that the Ford 2-1/2 inch hitches are very tight with round corners and many ball mounts like the Reese Titan Ball Mount # RP45323 that you referenced will not fit without modification. The ball mounts we have found to work on the Ford 2-1/2 hitches are the Cushioned Ball Mount # AMSCV-2, the Cushioned Ball Mount # AMSCV-4, and the...
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  • Ball Mount Recommendation for a 2016 Ford F-350 with 2-1/2 Inch Trailer Hitch
  • Since the tongue weight of the trailer will pull down a little on the truck you can go with a ball mount that has a 5 inch drop. I actually recommend going with an adjustable ball mount that has multiple balls, # WS6-25. This ball mount has a 2 inch and 2-5/16 inch ball, a built-in tongue weight scale, and the height can be adjusted in 1 inch increments. It is also made of aluminum so it won't rust. If you want to go with a regular cushioned ball mount then the best option for a...
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  • Ball Mount for 2-1/2-Inch Hitch That Gives 8-Inches of Drop
  • The Convert-A-Ball 2-1/2-Inch Cushioned Ball Mount # AMSCV-6 provides height drop of 6-inches but since they do not offer one like it with 8-inches of drop you can instead check out the items on the linked page which provide 8-inches of drop. These include both fixed ball mounts like 12K Draw-Tite # 45291 and 20K Curt # C45460 and adjustable ball mounts like Bullet Proof # ED258.
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  • Ball Mount Recommendation Rated for 14,000 Pounds Gross Trailer Weight on a Ford F-450
  • To determine the receiver size you have, I have included a link to an FAQ that will help. The Reese 2-1/2 inch Titan ball mounts like # RP45323 or the one found in # EBMK25318, tend not to fit the factory 2-1/2 inch receivers on Ford Super Duty trucks. You will need to use one of the Convert-A-Ball ball mounts. We have # AMSCV-6 with a 6 inch drop or 4-3/4 inch rise. We also have # AMSCV-4 with a 4 inch drop or 2-3/4 inch rise. And then we have # AMSCV-2 with a 2 inch drop or 3/4...
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  • Ball Mount with 4 Inch Rise for a 2014 Ram 3500 with 2-1/2 Inch Receiver and 16,500 Pound Boat
  • the best ball mount option for the 2-1/2 inch receiver on your 2014 Ram 3500 and the 16,500 pound boat plus the trailer is going to be # AMSCV-6. This is a cushioned ball mount rated for 18,000 pounds. It offers 4-3/4 inches of rise. I have included a link to a video review of this ball mount for you. This ball mount has a ball hole diameter of 1-1/4 inches. If you need a 2-5/16 inch ball I recommend # C40008 which is rated for 20,000 pounds.
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  • Weigh Safe 180 Adjustable Ball Mount Recommendation for 2-1/2 inch Hitch
  • Since you have a 2-1/2 inch hitch the easy answer is that what you want is the 180 Hitch 2-Ball Mount # LTB6-25. Reason being Andersen does not make a ball mount for the larger 2-1/2 inch hitch size. The Weigh Safe 180 that you mentioned is a great option that will work well for you. Check out the review video I attached for more info as well.
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  • Weight Distribution Shank or Ball Mount with 6 Inches of Drop to Tow Trailer Level
  • It sounds like the trailer has a weight distribution system. You would just need a weight distribution shank that offers more drop such as # C17123 for a 2 inch hitch receiver or # EQ90-02-4900 for a 2-1/2 inch hitch. If the trailer does not have weight distribution then you will just need a ball mount that has the proper amount of drop or an adjustable ball mount. For a fixed ball mount with 6 inches of drop for a 2 inch hitch you can use # 4282. For a 2-1/2 inch hitch you can use cushioned...
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  • What is the Heaviest Cushioned Ball Mounts We Currently Offer
  • The heaviest cushioned ball mounts we currently offer are 18,000 pounds gross towing weight. The tongue weight is 2,000 pounds. They are the Convert-A-Ball # AMSCV-6, # AMSCV-2 and # AMSCV-4. The most popular of the 3 we currently offer is part # AMSCV-6. It has a 4-3/4 rise and 6-inch drop. I included an FAQ and video reviews for you as well.
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  • Ball Mount Recommendation for a 2013 Ford F-350 with Factory 2-1/2 Inch Trailer Hitch
  • The OEM Ford 2-1/2 inch receiver has more rounded edges. Many 2-1/2 inch accessories, in this case ball mounts, have more squared off corners. This difference causes the squared off accessories not to fit. In some cases, some of the powder coating can be removed from the shank on the accessory as long as none of the metal is ground off. That could work on a ball mount like # 45123 since it has more rounded corners than something like # RP45323. If you use an accessory that has more rounded...
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  • Will Convert-A-Ball Ball Mount # AMSCV-6 Fit Factory 2-1/2 Inch Hitch on 2019 Ford F-250
  • The Convert-A-Ball Ball Mount # AMSCV-6 referenced in your question will work perfectly with the 2-1/2 inch factory receiver on your 2019 Ford F-250. This sturdy steel ball mount will slide right into the 2-1/2 inch receiver without the need for an additional adapter and its polyurethane interior acts as a shock absorber to reduce bounce and vibration. It is made right here in the USA and features an 18,000 pound towing weight capacity. You will just need to add a standard pin and clip...
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