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Alumistinger Ball Mount with 4" Drop or 3" Rise - 8,000 lbs GTW

Alumistinger Ball Mount with 4" Drop or 3" Rise - 8,000 lbs GTW

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A heavyweight competitor with a lightweight design, the Alumistinger is sleekly constructed from a single piece of aluminum super alloy with no welds, so it provides long-lasting durability and super strength up to 8,000 lbs. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch ball mount from Andersen. Alumistinger Ball Mount with 4" Drop or 3" Rise - 8,000 lbs GTW part number AM3505 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Andersen Trailer Hitch Ball Mount - AM3505

  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Fixed Ball Mount
  • Drop - 4 Inch
  • Rise - 3 Inch
  • Andersen
  • No Ball
  • Class IV
  • 8000 lbs GTW
  • Aluminum Shank - Silver
  • 1 Inch Ball Hole Diameter

A heavyweight competitor with a lightweight design, the Alumistinger is sleekly constructed from a single piece of aluminum super alloy with no welds, so it provides long-lasting durability and super strength up to 8,000 lbs.


Features:

  • Aluminum alloy, solid bar construction
  • Sleek, highly unique design
  • Lightweight
  • Rustproof
  • Made in the USA
  • 1-Year limited warranty

Note: May not work with some newer Toyota or Ford factory hitch receivers.


Specs:

  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • 4" Drop or 3" rise
    • Drop/rise measurements are taken from the top of the receiver opening to the top of the surface on which the ball rests
  • Capacity: 8,000 lbs GTW, 800 lbs TW
  • Length from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole: 9"
  • Ball hole diameter: 1"
  • Thickness of ball platform: 1"


How to Measure Drop on Standard Ball Mount

3505 Andersen Alumistinger 4" Drop Bar - 1" Shank Hole






Customer Reviews

Alumistinger Ball Mount with 4" Drop or 3" Rise - 8,000 lbs GTW - AM3505

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (171 Customer Reviews)

A heavyweight competitor with a lightweight design, the Alumistinger is sleekly constructed from a single piece of aluminum super alloy with no welds, so it provides long-lasting durability and super strength up to 8,000 lbs.

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Received product,very happy with the drop hitch,excellent service,



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Love it, lightweight but strong, looks sharp, no welds, pair with stainless steel ball and the master lock hitch pin and you have a great setup that won't rust.



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



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Yesterday,(5-12) I received my Alumistinger ball mount and I'm very impressed with this product. If this works as well as it looks it will be outstanding. My only suggestion would be is to buy the optional pin lock. As good as this looks someone will surely try and help themselves to it. Thank you ETRAILER and I will be purchasing the pin lock before use. H. Spellman



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Very nice. Clean and smooth and should be more corrosion resistant than plated, painted or galvanized ones. SS ball and pin likewise!


Comments
Love them!
Tim T - 08/08/2015



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I like the design & smoothness of the Alumistinger ball mount & that it is light weight & won't rust. I recommend this product,it's great.


Comments
After one year it still looks good & is working out great. I LOVE IT !!!
LaVern H - 10/28/2018



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Now this is quality organized sales, support and customer communication. The Alumistinger Ball Mount seems fantastic. Great quality!! I dropped my a RV shop me and they were very impressed. Can't get more praise than from the experts. I will not hesitate to buy from etrailer.com again.



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Thank you for getting back to me so fast on this issue (not really an issue but it's all I could come up with). Your customer service is exceptional. I was surprised to get a call from you rather than the typical email response (how ironic I'm emailing this) and the normal automated processing that we've all become accustomed too. I will continue to be a customer of etrailer as a result of this and also pass along to my friends what a pleasure it has been ordering from your company.



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Very sleek appealing strong design that does not rust at a fair price



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Great products and the usual fast shipp ing.



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Item description and product quality exceptional. etrailer product details are spot on!



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They just don't come any better than this high-quality proudly made in USA aluminum hitch!!! I may leave it on permanently as it looks nicer than most hitch covers.



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This is my first aluminum draw bar and it is soooooooo light! I can't imagine ever going back to steel for what I have to tow.



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Great product at a great price. Never had a negative issue buying through your company. Excellent service.



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Description said it might not fit newer Fords but I have a 2014 F250 with factory tow package and it DOES fit. It is a snug fit though. Looks great and made in the USA! I didn't get to test it with 8000 pounds yet, probably never will.



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Couldn't be happier fast free delivery, great quality, great product selection. Thanks again



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Found everything I needed at etrailer.com Order was shipped on time and received on time.



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Great price for a light weight mount.



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Really good for my boat trailer



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The product was shipped quickly, and I couldn't be more impressed with the service.


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Ask the Experts about this Andersen Trailer Hitch Ball Mount

  • Does Hitch Ball Come Mounted to Alumistinger Ball Mount with 4 Drop or 3 Rise
    A hitch ball does not come mounted to the Alumistinger Ball Mount with 4" Drop or 3" Rise # AM3505, and there is not a way to get that as an option. For the hitch balls that work with this mount, either the 2" Hitch Ball # EH68C-C or 2-5/16" Hitch Ball # SC30-C, you will need to torque them to 250 ft-lbs according to Brophy. If for some reason you are unable to get that installed yourself, a local installer should be able to tighten the hitch ball to the necessary ft-lbs. I have...
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  • Will Alumistinger Ball Mount Part # AM3505 Fit a 2013 Toyota Tacoma with 6-Foot Bed
    The Alumistinger Ball Mount, part # AM3505, will fit 2-inch hitch receivers. As long as your hitch receiver is a 2-inch size (and all hitches that we offer for your truck are this size) then this ball mount will fit and will provide you with some height adjustment capability for matching the heights of your hitch ball and trailer coupler. This ball mount provides a choice of either a 4-inch rise or a 3-inch drop in height relative to the top of the receiver opening. It carries an 8000-lb...
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  • Is Alumistinger Ball Mount Compatible With Reese Sway-Control Bracket
    I spoke with a representative of Andersen who said they do not recommend using the Alumistinger Ball Mount # AM3505 with sway control due to the amount of stress it would put on the aluminum mount. Instead you can use the Draw-Tite Ball Mount # 2753 which like the Alumistinger fits 2" hitches, has a 4" drop and 3" rise along with a weight capacity of 7,500 lbs. It is compatible with the Reese Sway-Control Bracket for 2" Ball Mounts # RP26003 that works with Friction Sway Control Kit # 83660.
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  • Will Aluminstinger Ball Mount Fit a 2015 Ford F-250 with Factory Trailer Hitch
    It is hit or miss on the factory Ford trailer hitches. Some of them have offset hitch pin holes for some reason. But I believe that has been resolved. If the hitch pin holes are lined up properly on the receiver on your 2015 Ford F-250 then you can use the Alumistinger # AM3505. Otherwise you would have to use a special Ford ball mount from a dealer.
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  • Compatibility of the Alumistinger Ball Mount on a 2017 Toyota 4Runner
    If your 2017 Toyota 4Runner has a 2 inch receiver opening in the trailer hitch, then you will be able to use the Alumistinger Ball Mount, # AM3505. This ball mount has a 4 inch drop and a 3 inch rise and a gross towing weight rated at 8,000 lbs. You might want to read the attached article on how to choose the correct ball mount. The article will explain how to measure to see if you will need a ball mount with a rise or drop to connect to your trailer.
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  • Is the Finish on the Tow Ready Trailer Hitch Ball # 63853 Shiny or Dull
    I went out to the warehouse and pulled a Tow Ready Trailer Hitch Ball, # 63853, to check the finish on it. It is a polished stainless steel so it is shiny. I have added a picture I took of the ball so you can see. It is shiny enough to where if you look closely, you can see the reflection of the camera. For the Alumistinger, we have several different ones to choose from: # AM3505 # AM3503 # AM3511 # AM3509 # AM3507
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  • Correct Torque to Install Brophy 2-Inch Hitch Ball SC23-C on Alumistinger Ball Mount AM3505
    To install the Brophy 2-Inch Hitch Ball # SC23-C on Alumistinger Ball Mount # AM3505 you will use a suitable torque wrench (one like # ALL944001) to apply 250-ft-lbs of torque on the nut. I confirmed this with my contact at Brophy Machine Works.
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  • How To Carry Jazzy Motorized Wheelchair With 2017 Chrysler Pacifica
    Although the Draw-Tite hitch is a custom fit for the Pacifica and is designed to handle up to 675 lbs of tongue weight, the Pacifica is not rated for that much tongue weight. I researched the owner's manual for the 2017 Chrysler Pacifica and the maximum tongue weight for the without a trailer tow package is 149 lbs of tongue weight. The maximum tongue weight for a Pacifica with a trailer tow package is 360 lbs of tongue weight. If you use an exterior lift to lift the motorized wheelchair,...
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  • Looking for 9 Inch Ball Mount With 3 Inch Rise and 1 Inch Trailer Ball Mounting Hole
    The closest we can get to a 3 inch rise with an inexpensive ball mount in the length and with the trailer ball hole diameter you're wanting is the # 2753 which offers a 2-3/4 inch inch rise and a 9 inch length. The ball mount includes a hitch pin. If that won't provide enough rise for your trailer jack, Rapid Hitch offers an aluminum ball mount, part # AM3505 that would offer a 3 inch rise, has a 9 inch length and a 1 inch hole diameter. This ball mount doesn't include a hitch pin,...
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  • Class I Hitch Availability for 2015 Volkswagen Golf with Gasoline Engine
    For your 2015 Volkswagen Golf with gasoline engine we do offer a 1-1/4-inch Class I hitch from Curt Manufacturing. Their light-duty hitch # C11412 fits gas models (except the R version) and installs using included hardware without need for any drilling. If your plans are for a hitch-mount bike rack you can select one from among the compatible Class I racks shown on the link at right. Please note that you are limited to a 2-bike rack on a Class I hitch, even though the rack itself may...
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  • Can you Tow a Travel Trailer with a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado Without Using Weight Distribution Bars
    If you are asking if you can tow a 5177-lb trailer with a 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 without the use of a weight distribution system, then that depends on your Silverado's hitch capacity. The lowest aftermarket ones have a max capacity of 6000 pounds, so you should be fine. Removing your weight distribution system and using a ball mount like part # AM3505 will be enough to get your trailer that two miles. I've linked to a video review of that ball mount. If you are asking if you can...
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