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  • Trailer Hitch Ball
  • 2 Inch Diameter Ball
  • 5/8 Inch Diameter Shank
  • Standard Ball
  • Zinc-Plated Steel
  • 2000 lbs GTW
  • Class I
  • Class II
  • Brophy
  • 1-5/8 Inch Shank Length

Brophy Hitch Ball - CB-20Z

Durable ball has a 5/8" diameter x 1-5/8" long shank. Corrosion-resistant steel construction and durable zinc finish provide superior strength.


  • Hitch ball provides a connection point for your trailer's coupler
  • Machined from solid steel bars
  • Zinc finish for durability
  • Lock washer and nut included
  • Made in the USA


  • Weight capacity: 2,000 lbs
  • Ball diameter: 2"
  • Shank dimensions: 5/8" diameter x 1-5/8" long

CB20Z Hitch Ball with 2" Diameter and Short Shank - Zinc

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Video Transcript for Brophy Balls CB-20Z Review

Today we're going to take a look at the Brophy hitch ball, part number CB-20Z. This hitch ball has a 2" diameter ball. It has a 5/8" diameter shank. The shank is 1-5/8" long. It's machined from solid steel bars and is coated with a zinc finish, and is made right here in the U.S. It comes with the washer and nut, and I'm going to show you how you would put this on your ball mount using our trailer hitch demonstrator and one of our ball mounts.

You would just pop the shank into the ball hole there, put the washer right here, and then just finger tighten that. And then you'd want to get a wrench and tighten that further to ensure that there's no rattle and that the hitch ball stays on firmly. That should just about do it for our Brophy hitch ball, part number CB-20Z.

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2" Hitch Ball - 5/8" Diameter x 1-5/8" Long Shank - Steel - CB-20Z

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (139 Customer Reviews)

Durable ball has a 5/8" diameter x 1-5/8" long shank. Corrosion-resistant steel construction and durable zinc finish provide superior strength.
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by: Jim P.08/05/2014

CB-20Z Hitch Ball 2" x 5/8" x 1 5/8"...It was very hard to find a short shank 2" hitch ball with 5/8" threaded end. Lawn mower only had 5/8" hole with no material to enlarge for larger size without severely weakening hitch plate. Thanks etrailer.com for having this CB-20Z Hitch Ball in stock. 144608


The mounted CB-20Z Hitch Ball has been working great!

Jim P - 08/05/2015

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by: Frank05/31/2015

Was glad to locate this hard to find hitch ball to fit my Husqvarna mower. Everybody has them with 3/4 shanks, but I needed a 2 inch ball but with a 5/8" threaded shank in order not to have to ream out the mount hole on the mower which would make it even weaker than it is. I need it to tow my utility trailer across the yard to where I park it, so as not to drive my truck on the yard. The ball is described as zinc plated but it is about as shiny as chrome. 199012


I still think this is a chrome ball. It has not rusted and it is still on my riding mower to use sometimes to move my utility trailer across the yard.

Frank - 05/31/2016

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by: Ron C06/01/2015

I have been searching for a trailer ball with a 1/2 inch shaft for a long time and came upon your web site and you had them. It was easy to place my order and it was shipped right away. thank you ps very well made product 199623


Its held up extremely well . Thank you once again for having this product.

Ron C - 05/31/2016

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by: ofer N.04/01/2014

great but hard to find size,got this specifically for my lawn tractor , now i can pull my boat and trailer around the yard, without the weight of my truck. shipping was very fast and payment made easy. thanks etrailer. 123125


as good as the day i bought it

ofer N - 04/01/2015

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by: Jeff06/22/2015

Just what I needed. Fits my Craftsman 42" mower so I can move my utility trailer around the yard. 206263


Thank you for the follow-up. Its attached to my lawn tractor. It allows me to move my utility trailer around my yard. Thanks

Jeff - 07/21/2016

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by: Steve H.08/08/2014

Fit like a glove. 145344


Still love it, it works magnificently. Its on the back of my lawn tractor so i can move my trailers around with it. Thanks,

Steve H - 08/13/2015

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by: BK05/04/2015

Perfect for the riding lawn mower. 2" ball makes moving a chipper/shredder really easy. 189738


Perfect! No complaints.

BK - 05/03/2016

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by: Craig08/03/2015

I needed a 2" ball with a 5/8" shank to put on the back of my Ariens 46" riding mower. I have a 5x10 utility trailer that I store behind my house out of sight. It's much easier to use my mower to pull the trailer in and out as opposed to tearing up the grass with my truck tires twisting and turning. NO ONE local had a 2" ball with the small 5/8" shank to fit my mower. etrailer had it in stock. I ordered it on July 27th...it was in my mailbox on July 30th !! Great service, great price, fast shipping,...product works great! Thanks etrailer! 216352

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by: M. Davis05/01/2015

The product is great. Good quality, and Etrailer was the only place I could find a 2" ball with a 5/8" shank. But what really impressed me was the service from this company. The ball was back-ordered, and I received an email shortly after I placed the order informing me. I thought, "Ok, I'm glad they let me know." But then a few minutes later, I received a personal phone call to let me know it was back-ordered and when they expected it to be in. That really impressed me. Kudos to Etrailer for the personal touch. 189365

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by: Michael R.01/09/2014

The product was exactly what I was looking for, a 2" tow ball with an 5/8" diameter shank. Something you will not typically find in a store. When I am in Mariposa CA, where my mother lives, and attach the ball to the tractor, I will send two pictures. One picture with the ball attached to a Craftsman tractor and a second with the tractor towing a wood splitter. The purpose of this purchase is to be able to move the wood splitter around on her property to split wood that is too large to be moved first. 112306

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by: Jake06/12/2013

Did you know most stores dont sell a 2" ball with a 5/8" shank? Well, Etrailer does. I just needed to move my little 5'×8' flat bed trailer around with my mower. This trailer ball fit my needs perfectlyand was shipped lighning fast...as usual..awesome service and product from Etrailer.com...thx guys! 84379

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by: Dwayne Dyar05/11/2011

I have a small Murray Lawn Mower. I also have a small 4 X 7 trailer. With the F150 that I drove. I cannot see the trailer to back it up my driveway. Once I found out they made a 2 inch ball with this smaller shaft/shank. I ordered it. This ball is a time saver. Not to mention a back saver as well. ETrailer.com is a great company to order from. Good Price, and items are shipped quickly. I cannot wait to order my next time. 13558

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by: Kenny G07/17/2016

Ordered a hard to find trailer hitch and ball for my riding mower,seems like everywhere I looked ,locally didn't didn't have it. My ordered was shipped fast,was notified throughout the shipping process and the part was excellent and installed without a hitch (no pun intended!). Will continue to order through Etrailer when needed without any hesitation or concerns. Thanks so much for being hassle free and thorough. 272877

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by: Mitch05/01/2015

I like the product. I could not find the 2" ball in the store. Fleet Farm had the 1 7/8" ball, so I have that one too. One thing I think I would like is a quick release pin. I bought this for my lawn tractor to pull my trailer around. But then when I want to use my other items I have to take the bolt nut off, so a faster solution would be some sort of quick disconnect, since I only need this ball once in a while. 189390

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by: David L.05/20/2017

etrailer.com is the only place on earth, apparently, to get a 2" hitch ball with a small 5/8-inch diameter shank. Very handy for my garden tractor moving a bass boat trailer around our property. Furthermore, etrailer sends timely emails when the order is shipped, and has a very handy and easy to use tracking function to show the progress of one's order in the shipping process. I'm very satisfied. 383025

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by: Eric K.03/01/2011

Great ball for my riding lawnmower! Now i can move my small trailer around without needing help or hitching up the truck to move it 5'. One request would be to not place the product sticker on the round part of the ball as this was extremely difficult to remove and left could potentialy gum up my hitch. Thanks for the cool tracking info and quick ship! Eric K. Woodinville,WA 8147

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by: Stuart04/12/2013

Needed a 2" hitch ball with 5/8" shank for my 28 hp garden tractor. Need to tow off road & street legal 4x8 dump trailer with either tractor or truck. Went to local trailer dealer. He didn't have one, and doubted they exist. I'm glad I found etrailer.com. They had the ball in stock, shipped it super quick. Now my choice for trailer gear, esp. unusual stuff. 75520

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by: David B.06/10/2014

LIke many other reviewers before me, I needed a 2" ball hitch with a shank narrow enough to fit into my riding mower (a Sears Craftsman). This product was exactly what I needed and in fact I just used it today when I rented a chipper from the local Agway. The product arrived just a few days after I ordered it. I'm very pleased. Thanks, etrailer. 135010

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by: john w06/20/2011

Have'nt had time to mount this on my lawn trctor yet but it appears to be of excellent quality. I don't think there will be any problems. I was told by several lawn tractor dealers that this size ball was not made. Went to your website, put in the numbers and there it was. Ordered it on a Monday and it was at my door in two days!! Thanks!!! 17402

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by: Ron U.11/18/2015

I needed a ball for my lawn tractor so that I could use it to move my boat trailer without having to drive my truck through the lawn. The tractor had a 5/8 hole to mount the hitch ball on and etrailer was the only place I could find that had a 2" ball on a 5/8" shank. The price was right and the delivery time was quicker than I expected. 232226

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by: Carl King03/31/2015

Karen C. I have responded , But here is my review . The trailer ball stud had a flaw in the thread, but a thread file fixed that. I suggested you supply vendor might want to collar the stud with card board or something . You folks had it shipped to me with good packing material. It looks fine and works fine, Thanks. C. King. 181857

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by: Bill S.10/05/2012

I looked all over for a ball that would fit the "Trailer Hitch" I had installed on my Gravely zero turn mower so I could haul an old utility trailer. I was told I could bore the 1/2" hole to 3/4' but it would come too close to the edge of the metal and might not hold. This ball is perfect and fit right in. Thank you! 56315

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by: Kenny07/29/2015

I purchased this for use on a new lawn tractor that was made with a 5/8" hitch hole for towing. This hitch ball fit the hole, was easy to install, and is well constructed. I am now able to tow my utility trailer in the yard by it's 2" hitch . etrailer is the only place that I could find this, and their service was great! 215394

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by: Bob G.06/16/2016

This hitch ball is very hard to find. This is the only place I have ever found a 2" ball with a 5/8" dia. mount shaft to fit both frt and rear of my Craftsman tractor. I rcvd my piece in perfect condition, promptly. I will never hesitate to order from etrailer in the future. George, Thanks for great srvc. Bob G. 261835

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by: Josh06/02/2014

Hitch works great, even better is the service provided by this company. Kept me up to date on the packaging and shipping of this product. Hitch didn't cost much but the service provided was as if it cost 100 times the amount. I used it on my 1941 Ford 9N tractor, the shaft was the right size for the front bumper. 133879

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by: Cindy07/02/2014

Just what I was looking for...fits perfectly. Hard to find 2 inch ball with 5/8 inch diameter shaft. Quick service. 138879

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by: Chantal Liberty09/14/2011

We are so happy to have found this ball. could not find one locally. we are now able to pull our 4x6 trailer with the lawn tractor, and we have used it so many times, saving us time and effort trying to move stuff with the smaller dump cart, the ball has tripled it's value to us in just a few short weeks. 23935

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by: George J M07/06/2015

This was exactly what I was looking for. Can't wait to start pulling my utility trailer and boat trailer with my lawn tractor. Will be a lot easier than using my SUV to move things around on my property. Thank you for the prompt delivery. Got it in 5 days, even with a holiday in there. 209809

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by: Wayne N.11/09/2013

etrailer is the only place where I found a 2 inch hitch ball with the 5/8 inch shank. It if for the riding lawnmower that is also used to pull a utility trailer and other lawn equipment. Order was placed on a Tuesday and I received the part on Friday of the same week Great service. 106862

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by: Kent M.06/15/2011

Fantastic ! I finally found a 2" ball with a 5/8" shank, that will fit in the hole on the back of my golf cart frame. I use this to put/pull my JetSki in/out of the water. Beats using the truck for such a little boat. Plus, I don't put trenches in the lawn. Finally ! Cool..... 17067

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by: Rob01/06/2013

As other reviewers have mentioned, they want a 2" ball with a 5/8" shank for their yard equipment. In my case, I have a Rokon 2-wheel tractor/motorcycle. I need the ball to attach trailer equipment for use around the yard. I also want to reposition my boat trailer as necessary. 62525

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by: Chuck03/13/2014

Hard to find product at local stores, esp big box retailers. Needed the 5/8" dia shaft for my new lawn tractor which I will use to place my fishing boat in tight places on my property. Smallest dia 2" ball shaft locally is 3/4". Shipping was fast. Thanks! 120561

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by: Jim Martin10/12/2013

The Trailer hitch I ordered fits well to my craftsman mower and I am sure it will work well with my log splitter . The fast shipment and arrival pleased me and if I need more trailer parts I will order thru etrailer.com, or call them for friendly service. 103577

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by: Brian08/30/2016

I looked locally in 7 different stores for this ball hitch. It needed to be 5/8 inch diameter on the shank to fit a lawn mower. This was a hard to find part locally and I located it on etrailer.com. Thanks for the quick service. 289188

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by: Sandi04/05/2015

This was exactly what we needed! It works perfectly for pulling our small trailer out to the front of our property (not enough room to get the vehicle back there) so we can haul away leaves, branches, etc. Our backs thank you!! 183302

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by: DAS07/14/2016

Hard to find a 2" ball on a 5/8" shaft. etrailer has it all. Placed it on a riding mower to pull a 5X8 utility trailer for hauling brush. It is installed but I have not used the trailer yet. Good webpage and fast service. 272051


I know my contact was computer generated but this is the first time I have ever been contacted one year later to check on my purchase. First class vendor.

DAS - 07/14/2017

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by: Frank08/17/2016

If you want a 2 inch hitch ball on your mower this is what you probably need, with a 5/8 shank that is 1 5/8" long. Fits the hole without reaming it out. Hard if not impossible to find a ball like this anywhere else. 284533

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by: lmainz10/14/2016

Exactly what we were looking for! Searched in stores and all over the net and finally found it here. Very safely packed and swift shipping! We'll keep you on our bookmark page for other items. Highly recommended 306859

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by: Rafone08/24/2012

Not sure why finding this product for my ATV was so difficult until I googled etrailer.com. There it was, reasonably priced and in my hands in just a few days. Thx for the great product and even better service! 52976

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by: Danny H.08/14/2012

Item I recieved from etrailer was just as described, this is a high quality piece of equipment, this is also a hard to find item and worked perfectly on my John Deere riding mower. Also shipping was on time. 51654

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by: Robert S04/15/2017

Went to several local aces to get this size shank on the hitch ball. Etrailer was the only one I could find thst had the tight size. Excellent customer service, fast shipping and great follow up. Thanks!!! 367953

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by: lehilon06/26/2017

I was happy to have found this little gem online, as no store around here has anything like this. The 5/8" shank fits my 4wheeler, so I can use a small trailer that has a 2" connector for work in my yard. 399342

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by: steve08/20/2015

Have shopped in several local stores and could not get the product in the size I needed. Then I found your site and, voila. Product arrived promptly and was precisely what I needed. Thanks to you all. 220553

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by: Jon B.03/26/2012

I was happy to find this ball with the 5/8" shaft to fit the drawbar on a new-to-me 1947 Farmall Cub tractor. Now I can pull my trailers with it! Fast shipping, great communication, and a fair price! 35200

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by: Steve L09/23/2014

High quality product. I am using it on my garden tractor to tow a wood splitter around my property. Very fast delivery and top notch customer service. I will deal with etrailer again...great company. 152622

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by: Ron C06/01/2015

I have been searching for a trailer ball with a 1/2 inch shaft for a long time and came upon your web site and you had them. It was easy to place my order and it was shipped right away. thank you 199622

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by: Brad M08/14/2013

Product is exactly what I was looking for to use on my Gravely ZTR mower. Great email notification of order status with easy link for tracking package which arrived exactly when seller estimated. 95052

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by: W. Chandler09/24/2015

I looked every where locally and online, and couldn't locate a 2" ball, with 5/8" shank for my jet ski trailer. Finally found one at etrailer.com. Michelle helped me and she was fabulous! 227532

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by: Jay W07/20/2017

I was looking for a 2" ball hitch with a 5/8" spindle but no luck until getting to etrailer.com and they had two. I bought one for myself and my neighbor. Very satisfied with my purchase. 408539

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