GORV - Digital Magazine Issue #58 - Page 46

GET HITCHED WORDS AND IMAGES : MAX TAYLOR

THESE TWO DROP HITCHES OFFER INCREDIBLY EASY HEIGHT ADJUSTMENT – AND MORE .

One of the most common ways to level a caravan and tow vehicle combination is to use a drop hitch . These have numerous holes on a vertical shaft , which is attached to a horizontal tongue inserted into the hitch receiver . These holes allow the caravanner to alter the height of the towball according to their needs .
One of their biggest drawbacks , however , is that they typically require a bolt or two when changing the height of the towball , making them a little fiddly . Also , they ’ re typically made of steel , so they ’ re quite heavy .
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But a couple options for ball couplings have arrived : the Flash Integrated Scale Ball Mount , and the Flash E Series Ball Mount . The Flash ball mounts are made in the US and imported into Australia by Titan RV in Queensland . Both of these ball mounts are made from aircraft aluminium , have a beautiful , polished mirror finish , and offer different benefits . Let ’ s take a look .