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B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount - 2" Hitch - 5" Drop, 5.5" Rise - 10K - Browning

B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount - 2" Hitch - 5" Drop, 5.5" Rise - 10K - Browning

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Stow the ball and mounting platform on this Browning tri-ball ball mount beneath your hitch when you are done towing. Tow up to 3,500 lbs with the 1-7/8" ball, 7,500 lbs with the 2" ball, or 10,000 lbs with the 2-5/16" ball. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch ball mount from B and W. B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount - 2" Hitch - 5" Drop, 5.5" Rise - 10K - Browning part number BWTS10048BB can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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B and W Trailer Hitch Ball Mount - BWTS10048BB

  • Adjustable Ball Mount
  • Fits 2 Inch Hitch
  • Drop - 5 Inch
  • Rise - 5 Inch
  • 1-7/8 Inch Ball
  • 2 Inch Ball
  • 2-5/16 Inch Ball
  • Three Balls
  • Class IV
  • 10000 lbs GTW
  • B and W
  • Steel Shank - Matte Black
  • Steel Ball

Stow the ball and mounting platform on this Browning tri-ball ball mount beneath your hitch when you are done towing. Tow up to 3,500 lbs with the 1-7/8" ball, 7,500 lbs with the 2" ball, or 10,000 lbs with the 2-5/16" ball.


Features:

  • Ball mount with built-in hitch balls lets you hook up your trailer to your tow vehicle
    • Shank slides into hitch receiver
    • Ball provides a connection point for trailer coupler
  • Stowable design lets you store ball and mounting platform underneath your vehicle
    • Remove pins holding ball mount platform in place on shank
    • Flip platform underneath the hitch
    • Reinsert pins and clips to secure ball mount platform for travel
  • Adjustable height lets you tow trailers of different heights with the same vehicle
    • Slide ball mount up or down along shank and secure in place with included pins and clips
  • 3 Different-size hitch balls let you tow trailers with different coupler sizes
    • To switch ball, simply remove pin, rotate balls, and reinsert pin
  • Officially licensed gold-colored Browning logo is on front of shank
  • Chrome-nickel plating on balls provides rust resistance
  • Powder coated shank is rust resistant
  • Stainless steel pins create sturdy, rust-resistant connections
  • Durable steel construction with high yield tubing offers superior strength
  • Hitch pin and clip or hitch lock sold separately
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Gross towing weight:
    • 1-7/8" Ball: 3,500 lbs
    • 2" Ball: 7,500 lbs
    • 2-5/16" Ball: 10,000 lbs
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to center of hitch ball:
    • Hitch pin hole closest to ball: 9-1/4"
    • Hitch pin hole farthest from ball: 10-3/8"
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to front of mounting block:
    • Pin hole closest to the mounting block: 4-1/2"
    • Pin hole farthest from the mounting block: 5-5/8"
  • Maximum drop: 5"
  • Maximum rise: 5-1/2"
  • Incremental height adjustment: 1"
  • Minimum clearance: 11" from ground to lowest point on Tow & Stow hitch
  • Lifetime limited warranty


Note:

  • Requires a minimum of eleven inches of clearancebetween the ground and the lowest part of the hitch
  • Without adequate ground clearance, the hitch may hit theground or other objects such as steep driveways or curbs
  • Striking any obstacle may cause damage to the hitch that could affect its integrity

B&W Tow & Stow Ball Mount Operation

How to Measure Drop on Adjustable Ball Mount


TS10048BB B and W Browning Tow and Stow Triple Ball Mount - 2" Hitch - 5" Drop, 5-1/2" Rise - 10K - Black




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Video of B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount - 2" Hitch - 5" Drop, 5.5" Rise - 10K - Browning

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Video Transcript for B and W Tow and Stow 3-Ball Mount Review

Hi there heavy hollers. Today we're gonna be taking a look at B&W's Tow & Stow 3-Ball receiver hitch. This ball mount comes with three different sized balls, and it's designed to fit in 2.5 inch hitches. We can see here in the end, we've got our two inch ball here, currently in the rise, 'cause our boat trailer here uses a two inch hitch, but we've also got a 1 7/8, and a 2 5/16 available. Another thing that's nice about this ball mount, is that it is adjustable. We've got seven inches of drop in its current position.

And if we we're to take it out and flip it over to where this portion was going upward, that would be the rise position, And we'd get about 7.5 inches in the rise position. We've got plenty of adjustment holes here, and each hole, the distance between those, is gonna give us about 1 3/8 of an inch of adjustment. When you're ready to adjust the height, it's pretty easy. We simply pull out the clips that hold our pins in place. And since this is a B&W, you'll appreciate how easy the pins just slide in and out.

The machining on these is just fantastic. So you can see here, also that, when we go to adjust it, that this is completely secured to our drop here. So, nobody can come along and grab our pins, and walk away with our ball. It's gonna stay secure on here. So, we can go ahead and slide it up to the position and that's gonna work best for us.

So, it's looks like, we're gonna be at about this position here. So, we'll just slide our pins back through, line up our holes, and then resecure the pins. So, now that we know the right height, we are gonna select the ball size that's appropriate for our setup. To do that, you'll wanna pull the pin for the ball, and you can see here that it now rotates. So, you can choose the most appropriate one for your trailer, whatever size your coupler is.

The smallest one on here is the 1 7/8. With this one, we're gonna have a maximum of a 3,500 pound towing capacity. The two inch is gonna give us a maximum of 7,500 pounds, and with our 2 5/16, we're gonna have a 14,500 pounds of towing capacity available to us. Regardless of which position you're using, this ball mount does have a 1,450 pound towing weight rating on it as well. And, that should be more than enough for anything you're gonna be hooking up to this thing. One of the things I'll point out, is that we've got two holes here for securing our ball. If you're gonna use the two, or the 2 5/16, you'll use the rear most hole to secure it in that position. If you're gonna use it in the 1 7/8, or in the storage position, you would use the forward most hole. So we're gonna set ours to the two inch, because that's what our trailer is here, and then resecure that pin. And having three different ball sizes, is going to maximize the versatility of what your truck can bring with you. Two inch balls are great for a lot of your boat trailers, and maybe your smaller car haulers. A lot of those have two inch hitches on them, so we've got a two inch available. We can bring all these things along with us. Your larger bumper pull campers and enclosed trailers, often have 2 5/16 inch balls, which we've got that available, again, with that 14,500 pound capacity, which should be more than enough than any of these campers have. Oftentimes these things usually top out about 10,000 pounds. So, you usually have plenty of leeway with that 2 5/16 ball. And, maybe it won't come up as often, but you've got a 1 7/8 inch ball in there as well. So, if you're doing a little bit of work around the house, you've got a small utility trailer that you'd like to hook up to just get some work done, you can do that. Or, maybe you've got a jet ski trailer or a kayak trailer. Something like that often has a 1 7/8 inch ball, 'cause it doesn't really have a lot of weight capacity to it. We're now over here, on our big enclosed camper. This is gonna show it off the best, as it's the biggest weight we've got here. It's a 2 5/16 ball. So, we've gone ahead and backed up. We did hook up our electrical so we can operate the jack, and we're just lowering our trailer onto it now. Once you've got it loaded on there, it's not uncommon for you to have to pull forward a little bit in order to get it latched. And, then you wanna finish hooking up the rest of your components, which includes your safety chains. Make sure you cross those to create a cradle underneath. So, in the event of a catastrophic disconnect, it'll catch your components, and keep from digging into the pavement. And, if you have brakes on your trailer, make sure you hook up that breakaway switch cable as well. The balls are double-chrome plated, to protect against rust and corrosion. And you can see, we put a little bit of grease on the ball that we use too, to help prevent any metal to metal contact, and extend the life of our ball. The body of it is constructed of steel, and can come in either a black powder coat finish, or chrome like we're showing off today. Now, we've talked about a lot, with our tri-ball features on this, but they don't call it the tow and stow for nothing. With this unit, we can actually store it, and reduce the distance that it sticks off the back of our truck here. So, to do that, we're gonna remove the pin and clip, and we're gonna put it in the 1 7/8 position. That's actually our storage position. We'll then resecure that. We'll pull both the pin and clips then, for our drop and rise position. And, you can see it'll drop all the way down. And once it drops all the way down, our ball actually will roll underneath. We can lift it back up as high as it'll go, and then reinsert our pins, and then store it right back into this position. And this is nice, because we've now reduced the distance that was sticking off the back here, by almost about six inches. It's quite a bit that sticks off the back. And, what this can do, is it can make the difference between being able to store your vehicle in the garage and shut the door. That sticking off at the back there, might've been just that enough that prevented that door from shutting. And also, if you have a slightly oversized garage, mine's a little bit deeper, and if I wanna park my truck in there, and I've got a ball on the back, it will fit, but I can't get around the truck. This will give me the distance that I need to be able to walk around and still utilize my garage when the truck's inside. And I like it. One of my favorite parts, is when you're doing stuff in the garage, or out working, you're usually in a hurry, you're running by, and all of a sudden you've hit your shin on that ball. And boy does that hurt. You're saying a lot of things you shouldn't say. Putting it like this makes it much closer to the truck, and it really minimizes the odds of you accidentally hitting it. I also kind of like the chrome finish. It makes it a little bit easier to see. So, even when it's darker outside, you're walking, maybe just using a flashlight or just a small light, it's gonna reflect really well, making this obvious that it's there. And one final feature that we really haven't talked about, is the hitch pin mounting holes located on our receiver hitch here. We've got two that are a little bit over an inch apart from one another. So, you can adjust as necessary to ensure you've got the appropriate distance for the truck and trailer that you're using in combination together. And that completes our look at B&W's Tow & Stow 3-Ball receiver hitch..


Customer Reviews

B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount - 2" Hitch - 5" Drop, 5.5" Rise - 10K - Browning - BWTS10048BB

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (1685 Customer Reviews)

Stow the ball and mounting platform on this Browning tri-ball ball mount beneath your hitch when you are done towing. Tow up to 3,500 lbs with the 1-7/8" ball, 7,500 lbs with the 2" ball, or 10,000 lbs with the 2-5/16" ball.

- BWTS10048BB
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Works great, stows great. Looks tidy stowed; no need to ever remove.



- BWTS10048BB
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Received my B&W tow and stow today (February 16, 2018) and this thing is a masterpiece and a beast!. I pick apart anything that I buy and I can't find one thing to say negative. B&W made this with precision and heavy duty materials, very solid!!, even the packaging. The browning logo is well done, slightly recessed so it shouldn't get nicked. I will mainly use it for a 800 pound waive runner and at times a 2,500-4,000 pound trailer. I love the adjustability and the stow capability. This looks to be my last hitch ball. Thanks Danny T (customer service)



- BWTS10048BB
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Fast (FREE!) shipping! Great quality product! Easy operation with quality materials.



- BWTS10048BB
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Heavy duty and quality comes to mind when I first opened the box to this truck hitch



- BWTS10048BB
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Good products. Purchased for Resale at the request of our customer. We have sold several of the folding hitch and have had no problems.



- BWTS10048BB
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Well built product, great communication, very happy



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- BWTS10047B
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Review from a similar Tow and Stow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Item was described very well. Shipping was fast as well. The ease of changing the ball for the application i need, and stowing away when not needed make this hitch the only one I'll ever own.


Comments
Its working fantastically. So easy to have a one size fits all hitch. I do keep it lubricated just a bit on the pins. But thats because I keep it on the truck year round.
Mark - 05/06/2021


- BWTS20049B
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Review from a similar Tow and Stow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Just installed on my f250. I love it! I ordered the 7.5 inch drop with the 3 different trailer ball sizes. Super simple. I recommend getting the silencer pad as well as the locking pin. Super fast shipping and super fast responses from the team. They go above and beyond. Will be towing a car trailer with a dodge 2500 on it this weekend so it came at a perfect time. PS: I have a leveled 2016 F250 on 35x11.50’s. The 7.5 inch drop may be a little bit over kill. Any one looking that has the same truck could probably get by with a 4.5 inch drop.



- BWTS30049B
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Review from a similar Tow and Stow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Absolutely wonderful! Super heavy duty! I haul around my heavy duty dump trailer with 15-20k pounds in it and this hitch can withstand anything. I have it turned upward instead of downward to lift up the trailer a little higher to help with sag on my truck from the weight. I also love the ability to stow it however I never use that feature cause I’m always towing.



- BWTS20048B
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Review from a similar Tow and Stow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Great product. Extremely well built and looks great. Very easy to put into stow mode and move it back to the positions you want to tow from. The rated capacity of it is great it’ll do everything your truck will do in a bumper pull mode. It is a must for a 19 F-250 with the ride height to get your load level and to make the connection a easier process.


Comments
It’s a great hitch. From height adjustment to having 3 different sized balls that you can tuck and stow out of the way when not in use. Great product with towable weight capacity stamped on it so you now what it can safely tow.
Mark F - 11/17/2020


- BWTS10049B
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Review from a similar Tow and Stow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


I finally bit the bullet and bought a B&W hitch, 3 ball 7" drop, for my 2021 2500HD. This unit is a tank, not to mention looks pretty awesome as well. Adjustments can be made to any height or ball size needed in minimal time or effort. Now I have everything I need in 1 hitch to accomodate my 3 trailers with very different tongue heights. I was concerned the 7" drop would be dangerously low to curbs but there is plenty of room and no cause for concern This hitch is clearly an investment but over a lifetime of use, should be well worth the money. My only complaint is that it doesn't come with a locking pin



- BWTS30049B
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Review from a similar Tow and Stow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Ordered this hitch for my 2021 F350 Lariat. Perfect fit with perfectly matched ratings to my vehicle capabilities. I REALLY appreciated the brochure that came in the box as it was informative, educational, and concise. Packaged very well and arrived promptly. Thanks guys/gals.



- BW54FR
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Review from a similar Tow and Stow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Honestly, I thought it was a bit over priced at first, but once received, the quality of this product is spot on for the price. I’d 100% recommend the B &W tow and stow hitch sold by etrailer.com



- BWTS20037C
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Review from a similar Tow and Stow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Product received quickly and in perfect condition. I'm very pleased with all of my orders from etrailer.


Comments
It has been a year since I purchased my B&W hitch. I use it quite frequently and each time I do Im still pleased with my purchase. If you trailer a lot its worth the money and it looks great. The height adjustability and the 2 and 2 516 balls check all the boxes for the many trailers I have and use weekly.
Shane - 12/01/2020


- BWTS20048B
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Review from a similar Tow and Stow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


I bought this hitch a year ago and couldn't be happier with the purchase. Since this purchase i purchased another one for my other truck.



- BWTS20037B
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Review from a similar Tow and Stow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Excellent quality hitch! Arrived right on time. I ordered a locking pin and it fit perfectly. Highly recommend to anyone looking for a quality hitch for your truck. 2020 Silverado High Country 4x4.


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Excellent
Scott - 07/17/2021


- BWTS20049B
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Review from a similar Tow and Stow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


I really like this hitch. I have four different trailers with different tongue heights and all have different size balls. This hitch took care of all of them. Also, stayed in my receiver all winter and the finish is still really nice! The largest trailer I have towed so far is a 10K car trailer, but if I need gravel I plan to tow a 12K+ dump trailer. I'm sure this hitch will handle it.



- BWTS30037B
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Review from a similar Tow and Stow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


etrailer shocked me with their customer service. The B & W trailer hitch I ordered was out of stock. Within 10 minutes of placing my order at 10:00PM an employee contacted me to make sure I knew it wouldn’t be back in stock until the following week. And also took the time to add links to two different B & W hitches that are similar in case I needed it immediately. Unfortunately that kind of customer service isn’t expected anymore, it really made me feel good. I run several trailers for my business and they earned my business from now on. As for the product itself, exactly as expected. Price was right. And no more swapping between 2” and 2 5/16” hitches. My shines will also appreciate this hitch when walking behind my pickup in the dark!



- BWTS30049B
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Review from a similar Tow and Stow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Very stout. Quality. Don't drop it on your toe. Fast shipping. Paired with a good lock.


Comments
Great. Also ordered the draw bar for pulling implements. No more removing my hitch for other trailers.
Jwb - 04/17/2021


- BWTS10037B
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Review from a similar Tow and Stow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


For the past year, the B&W Tow and Stow trailer hitch has worked great, and has the strength and durability to haul our equipment through the freeways and mountains of the California roadways with ease. I tow a trailer rig for pressure washing that consist of a 300-gal water tank, heater, and other accessories, for a total max weight of about 4,500lbs. The adjustable height feature is great and the dual ball features gives you more flexibility that will allow you to match up with several types of trailer configurations. A great investment for our business and I highly recommend it as a satisfied customer.



- BW54FR
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Review from a similar Tow and Stow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


I have to say the customer service representatives at etrailer are amazing, professional (Rebecca was the best). I totally recommend this company for all your towing supplies. I had questions about hitch and Rebecca was so helpful, she found the right one. I have to say every other representative that emailed us are well trained on how to give the best customer service. Thank you etrailer


Comments
Great! Love it. Looks awesome too. I have refered some friends and co-workers. Thank you so much
Milton R - 01/12/2021


- BWTS30040B
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Review from a similar Tow and Stow in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Ordered the incorrect shank diameter and drop length. Service representative was knowledgeable of the item I needed, placed the order for the new one, explained the return procedure to include emailing the return authorization, all done in a friendly, professional attitude. Received the correct receiver hitch within one day. Representative made a mistake on my part as painless as possible.


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Perfect
Jim - 03/20/2021

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Ask the Experts about this B and W Trailer Hitch Ball Mount

  • Recommended 3-Ball Tow and Stow Compatible with Custom Bumper
    We do have the B&W Tow & Stow 3-Ball Mount - 2" Hitch - 5" Drop, 5.5" Rise - 10K - Browning # BWTS10048BB which has a pin hole farthest from mounting block dimension of 5-5/8 inches. Another option with the same depth measurement is the # BWTS10047BB which has a 3 inch drop. These are the only B&W hitches that have the 3-Ball option that will fit your bumper. I recommend the hitch lock # BWTS51234 to secure your investment.
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  • B&W Tow & Stow Adjustable Ball Mount Adapter for 2 Inch Receiver
    There isn't an adapter available, because using one would reduce the hitch capacity to the point where it wouldn't be safe. I checked to see if B&W perhaps offered a 2 inch shank, but unfortunately they do not. You'd be best off selling your # BWTS20049B Tow & Stow and using the proceeds toward one for a 2 inch hitch. If you would be interested in a replacement that offers the same 7 inch drop/7-1/2 inch rise as the one you currently have, you could use part # BWTS10049B. However, you'll...
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