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#1 T Guiles OFFLINE  

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Posted August 21, 2014 - 12:04 AM

Can somebody post some pic's of their hitch, I need to come up with something for the Wheel Horse I just bought.  I can't imagine that we could pull with the current set up, it just dose not  look very safe or strong enough. Please help if able Thank's 


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Posted August 21, 2014 - 04:16 AM

Can you add a photo of what you have?

Wheel Horse offered a slot hitch, a sleeve (clevis) hitch, and a straight tongue type for pulling a trailer.

I know the straight hitch will work on the tractor at the same time as a slot hitch.


Straight tongue.



This is a slot hitch:



This is a clevis (also called a sleeve) hitch:



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Posted August 21, 2014 - 07:28 AM

 You want to get the hitch as close to the rear axle as possible and you want it if possible to be adjustable ! this will give you the best hitch height fulcrum as possible( height of hit will not change as much as you start to lift the front to get max traction on rears)

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Posted August 21, 2014 - 10:32 AM

It has the slot hitch with a eye bolt placed in the top, it also supports the wheelie bar.  Thank's for the help

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Posted August 21, 2014 - 10:56 AM

This is one that a guy in Michigan mades and sells (it really is very heavy duty, here on my tractor):




A standard 2" receiver gives you a lot more variety of uses and barely sticks out when not in use.

PM me if you want his address/contact.


And here's another style of one a person made for himself on a 520:




Edited by GlenPettit, August 21, 2014 - 11:14 AM.

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