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Old 03-26-2013, 02:54 PM   #1
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What's in your 2" hitch receiver??

I'm seeing more and more 'accessories' for the 2" receiver. I suspect some creative folks have developed some unique things to mount in it. Rather than salt the discussion, I'll leave it totally open:

Besides trailer towing, what else does your 2" hitch receiver do for you?

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Old 03-26-2013, 03:28 PM   #2
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Mostly this:
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I also use a Uriah rack to haul my critters:




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Old 03-26-2013, 05:41 PM   #3
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I have a D-ring set up for emergency use.
Plan on a carrier like ^ has for bigger stuff.
Right now just an airbrushed skull 4th brake light.

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What else does your 2" hitch receiver do for you?
It catches just about every rock on the trail. I swear I have more scrapes and bone-jarring hits on the trailer hitch than any other skid on my jeep.
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Old 03-27-2013, 10:19 AM   #5
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Anybody mounting any tools or special equipment?

What about front receivers, anyone using those?
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Old 03-27-2013, 08:21 PM   #6
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Right now with the snow and salt, mine is packed with about a handful of grease to keep it from rusting inside.
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Old 03-27-2013, 08:26 PM   #7
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Anybody mounting any tools or special equipment?

What about front receivers, anyone using those?
There are clamps for trail repairs that you can buy, but I use mine for a rack when my sister needs her lawn mowed and for when my boss can't move his hay trailer in the snow I go up and help him. That's about all its good for.
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Old 03-27-2013, 08:40 PM   #8
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Anybody mounting any tools or special equipment?

What about front receivers, anyone using those?
i have a front reciever just because it was much easier to put one of those in than a rear on my yj. i also dont plan on towing anything, other than creeping a chipper down a hill, just using to hold a rack to take to the beach.
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Old 03-28-2013, 12:26 AM   #9
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Same as dextreme, but mines a d-ring. 30ish at Q-tec
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Old 03-29-2013, 12:46 PM   #10
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Same as CarolinaBound ^
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Old 03-29-2013, 03:59 PM   #11
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Being a relative newb.... which is "better" the tow hook or the D Ring?
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Old 03-29-2013, 04:59 PM   #12
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Tow hook is quick and easy, but less secure to a point. For most recoveries if you're at the point where a hook isn't holding the strap, you're probably doing something wrong or are in way over your head. D ring 'locks' in the strap, but down the muck or in 30 degree water it sucks trying to slide the pin through there.
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Old 03-29-2013, 06:11 PM   #13
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I'm thinking about putting a D-Ring in my hitch. Is the rear receiver hitch strong enough to handle recovery?
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Old 03-29-2013, 06:36 PM   #14
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Mine holds my bike rack and the occasional trailer and car Dolly
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Old 03-30-2013, 09:55 AM   #15
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mine is used for stuff like this
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Old 03-30-2013, 01:19 PM   #16
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Pintle hook

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Old 03-30-2013, 11:55 PM   #17
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first I had this 4th brakelight...it did the opposite of what it was supposed to do. thing actually dimmed when i braked.



so i replaced it with this:

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Old 03-31-2013, 12:09 AM   #18
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Same as dextreme, but mines a d-ring. 30ish at Q-tec
Similar to this, but one I got from Tractor Supply.
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Old 04-01-2013, 05:37 PM   #19
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I will be making a hitch mounted BBQ grill.
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Old 04-02-2013, 12:29 PM   #20
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This is what I usually have in mine..

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Used to get from hardcore hitch..but looks like their out of business

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hardc...m/158955383944

I wouldn't mind this..
NEW Hitch Pole
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Pintle hook

Pintle hook yes!, but also a tire support (dual purpose) "bonus"!!
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Used to get from hardcore hitch..but looks like their out of business

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hardc...m/158955383944

I wouldn't mind this..
NEW Hitch Pole
Hmmm, a dancer post right after a beaver post. Do I sense a thread of commonality here?
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Old 04-02-2013, 08:06 PM   #24
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[QUOTE=Dextreme;3555358]Mostly this:
Receiver Tow Hook
I also use a Uriah rack to haul my critters:
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We got us a stud right here. Nice pics, way to hunt bro!!! We should start a thread, "Crap We Slayed".
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Old 04-02-2013, 08:12 PM   #25
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My new Trek Speed Concept tri bike sitting in a Yakima Stickup rack.



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Old 04-05-2013, 04:53 PM   #26
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Old 04-20-2013, 04:56 PM   #27
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A 4th tail light when a bike rack isn't in use
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Old 09-12-2013, 08:55 PM   #28
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Same as dextreme, but mines a d-ring. 30ish at Q-tec
Couldn't you just take the ball off a normal trailer receiver and put a d ring on? It'd be sideways but why buy a separate hitch just for the d ring?
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Old 09-12-2013, 09:07 PM   #29
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This, it goes with theme of my jeep
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Old 09-13-2013, 08:50 AM   #30
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This, it goes with theme of my jeep
That is awesome!

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