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BulletProof Hitches 2-Ball Mount for 2-1/2" Hitch - 5-1/4" Drop, 5" Rise - 22,000 lbs

BulletProof Hitches 2-Ball Mount for 2-1/2" Hitch - 5-1/4" Drop, 5" Rise - 22,000 lbs

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The thick channel plates and welded gusset on this USA-made, solid steel ball mount make it perfect for heavy-duty use. Tow up to 12K with the 2" ball or 22K with the 2-5/16" ball. Adjustable design lets you tow trailers of various heights. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch ball mount from BulletProof Hitches. BulletProof Hitches 2-Ball Mount for 2-1/2" Hitch - 5-1/4" Drop, 5" Rise - 22,000 lbs part number HD254 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-636-306-4830 for expert service.
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BulletProof Hitches Trailer Hitch Ball Mount

  • Fits 2-1/2 Inch Hitch
  • Adjustable Ball Mount
  • Drop - 5 Inch
  • Rise - 5 Inch
  • 2 Inch Ball
  • 2-5/16 Inch Ball
  • Two Balls
  • 12000 lbs GTW
  • 22000 lbs GTW
  • BulletProof Hitches
  • Steel Shank - Matte Black
  • Steel Ball

The thick channel plates and welded gusset on this USA-made, solid steel ball mount make it perfect for heavy-duty use. Tow up to 12K with the 2" ball or 22K with the 2-5/16" ball. Adjustable design lets you tow trailers of various heights.


Features:

  • 2-Ball mount lets you hook up your trailer to your tow vehicle
    • Shank slides into 2-1/2" hitch receiver on vehicle
    • Hitch ball provides connection point for trailer coupler
  • Adjustable height lets you tow trailers of different heights with the same vehicle
    • Hitch ball platform slides up or down channel and secures in place with included pins and clips
    • 3 Mounting positions available
  • Heavy-duty steel construction
    • 5/16" Thick channel frame is strong and durable
    • 1/2" Thick welded gusset plate braces shank and channel
    • Hitch balls are welded to ball platform for extra sturdiness
  • 2 Different-size hitch balls let you tow trailers with different coupler sizes
    • Switch balls easily - just remove pins, flip ball platform, and reinsert pins
  • Matte black powder coat finish resists corrosion
  • 2 Corrosion-resistant pins and clips are included
    • Heat-treated steel construction withstands heavy weights
    • Nickel undercoat with zinc topcoat resists corrosion and ensures strength
  • Hitch pin and clip or hitch lock for securing to hitch receiver sold separately
  • SAE J684 certified
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" trailer hitch receivers
    • Ideal for vehicles with 12" - 18" clearance from ground to bottom of inside of receiver tube
  • Maximum drop: 5-1/4"
  • Maximum rise: 5"
  • Gross towing weight:
    • When used with 2" ball: 12,000 lbs
    • When used with 2-5/16" ball: 22,000 lbs
  • Maximum tongue weight capacity: 3,000 lbs
  • Distance from hitch pin hole to hitch ball (center to center):
    • Pin hole closest to channel: 11-3/4"
    • Pin hole furthest from channel: 13-1/4"
  • Overall height: 9-3/4"
  • Total length with ball platform installed: 18-1/4"
    • Total length without ball platform installed: 13-3/4"
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to gusset plate:
    • Pin hole closest to gusset plate: 4-1/2"
    • Pin hole furthest from gusset plate: 6"
  • Total weight: 45 lbs
  • Pin hole diameter: 5/8"
  • Adjustment hole diameter: 5/8"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


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This adjustable ball mount has a maximum capacity of 22,000 lbs, making it ideal for heavy-duty towing. The solid steel construction is strong enough to handle large trailers and heavy cargo, and the matte powder coat finish will protect the ball mount from rust and corrosion, even after repeated use. The BulletProof Hitches adjustable ball mount gives you the strength you need to tow your big loads. And its durable, long-lasting construction can stand the test of time.


Heavy-Duty Construction

Because of its sturdy steel construction, this BulletProof Hitches adjustable ball mount can handle loads up to 22,000 lbs, making it perfect for heavy-duty towing jobs.


Ball mount channel

The adjustable channel is made of 5/16" thick, laser-cut steel plates. These steel plates can handle high capacities without bending. And because of the laser cutting, the channel plates have consistently sized pin holes, so you can easily remove or reposition the hitch ball platform.


Ball mount gusset

A 1/2" thick steel gusset is welded between the shank and the channel, bracing the mount and keeping the channel from bending, even at the maximum drop or rise.


bulletproof 2.5 shank

The solid steel shank is CNC -chamfered, making it easy to slide the shank into and out of your hitch receiver. And with no sharp edges on the shank, the powder coating is less likely to chip and peel.


bulletproof hitches ball platform

Each adjustable mount includes a 2-ball platform, which fits in the adjustable channel. The 2 hitch balls are welded onto the solid steel platform for maximum strength and stability.


bulletproof hitches pins and clips

Finally, the pins and clips included with the ball mount are made of heat-treated steel to withstand the heavy weight from your load. The nickel undercoat with zinc topcoat provides corrosion resistance and ensures the strength of the pin.


Made in the USA

BulletProof Hitches adjustable ball mounts are made in America and rigorously tested for heavy-duty applications. These ball mounts are used and trusted by various United States government organizations, such as the Department of Transportation, Department of Homeland Security, and all branches of the United States military.


Setting Up the BulletProof Ball Mount

To set up this BulletProof Hitches adjustable ball mount, insert the 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" shank into your hitch's receiver. Slide the 2-ball platform into the adjustable channel, then use the included pins and clips to secure the platform at the height you need. If you need to switch hitch balls, just remove the pins and clips, flip the ball platform over, and reinsert the pins and clips to secure the balls in place. It's that easy.


BulletProof Ball Mount Accessories

This BulletProof Hitches adjustable ball mount is compatible with a wide variety of accessories (sold separately). Instead of using the included ball to tow, you can install a weight distribution shank (358WEIGHTDIST) in the channel of the mount to attach your weight distribution system. Add a clevis (358CLEVIS) or shackle attachment (358EDSA) for off-road or recovery operations. Or simply add a hitch step (358STEP) to easily access your truck bed.


How to Measure Drop on Adjustable Ball Mount


HD254 Bullet Proof Hitches Heavy Duty Adjustable 2-Ball Drop Hitch for 2.5" Hitch Receivers - 5-1/4" Drop, 5" Rise - 22K Capacity

Item # HD254





Video of BulletProof Hitches 2-Ball Mount for 2-1/2" Hitch - 5-1/4" Drop, 5" Rise - 22,000 lbs

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Video Transcript for Review of BulletProof Hitches Ball Mounts - Adjustable Ball Mount - HD254

Today we'll be taking a look at the BulletProof Hitches adjustable 2-ball mount. This is going to be a very heavy duty ball mount to act as a connection point between our towing vehicle and our trailer. It works for 2-1/2" hitches, so it'll have that 2-1/2 x 2-1/2" shank here. The edges are chamfered to give it a little style and reinforcement. This is a solid shank so it is very sturdy, very heavy duty. We'll also have a nice gusset to support our shank and the channel mount.

Nice thick welds going all the way around. Same thing for the platform holding our ball in place. We'll have two different balls to choose from, our 2-5/16" ball and our 2" ball.This does have a drop or rise of 4" and then we'll have three levels of adjustment in between there so you can get this dialed into whatever truck or trailer we're using it with. It comes with the two hardened 00:01:02 steel pins to make that adjustment. So whether we need to flip the ball over or flip it from the drop to the rise position, it's pretty easy.

You just have to pull these out. Now, the platform, the balls themselves are pretty heavy all on their own. I'd say this probably weighs about 10 to 15 pounds maybe. Overall it weighs about 45 pounds so it's, again, pretty heavy duty and literally heavy ball mount.Once we have that flipped over to the position we need it to be in, we install our pins and the clips. Overall this is going to measure 10" tall.

We'll have two adjustments to be able to adjust that distance going out for our ball mount. So the first attachment hole is 13" from the center of that hitch pin hole to the center of the ball mount and then the next one out is 11-1/2". The gross towing weight whenever we use the 2" ball, is going to be 12,000 pounds. When we're using the 2-5/16" ball, it's 22,000 pounds. The tongue weight capacity for both is 3,000 pounds.Again, it's going to weight 45 pounds and it does come with a limited lifetime warranty from BulletProof Hitches and this is made in the USA.

And that's going to do it for our look at the BulletProof Hitches adjustable 2-ball mount.

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BulletProof Hitches 2-Ball Mount for 2-1/2" Hitch - 5-1/4" Drop, 5" Rise - 22,000 lbs - HD254

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (330 Customer Reviews)

The thick channel plates and welded gusset on this USA-made, solid steel ball mount make it perfect for heavy-duty use. Tow up to 12K with the 2" ball or 22K with the 2-5/16" ball. Adjustable design lets you tow trailers of various heights.

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Great customer service.
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They provided the return work and made it so easy.




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well made and works good and price was not to bad




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This hitch is solid! By far the strongest and best optioned hitch that I have ever had.




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Review from a similar Bullet Proof Ball Mount in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


I bought this hitch just under one year. To date, the hitch has performed fine. HOWEVER, the cheap powder coating has turned the entire hitch into a an eyesore. Its just rusting like mad, and the powder coat is now flaking in large chunks. Looks like crap on the back of the truck. I don't even live in an area where salt accumulates or they use it on the roadway.


Comments
This is not common as the hitch is covered with a high quality powder coat. If you ever get any paint chips or scratches on this ball mount, we recommend using a rust-oleum type of paint to cover those scratches. That will help with any corrosion as time goes on. I have a link for your reference below.
-- Etrailer Expert Katrina B - 04/12/2022


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Review from a similar Bullet Proof Ball Mount in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


So far I am extremely happy with this hitch. It is very heavy duty. My towing capacity has changed and needed to upgrade to a heavy duty hitch. I have no doubts this is going to be Bulletproof!! It is very well built and a solid shank.


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Love this hitch. Best hitch I have ever owned.
Colton - 01/16/2022


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Review from a similar Bullet Proof Ball Mount in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


I am totally shocked by the weight and quality of the product. Not even one scratch on the finish. It shipped from Illinois to Dallas in only 3 days for free. Now I know why they are called BulletProof. Perfect for my lifted truck. I wished I had gotten this a long time ago!


Comments
It has worked out great. I have used it extensively on 5 different trailers with our 6 lifted truck. Not only has it been extremely versatile but overloaded tongue weights as well.
Robert C - 11/13/2021


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Review from a similar Bullet Proof Ball Mount in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


I need a solution for my BMW SUV to tow my boat and trailer with two ball sizes and very different height requirements. This worked perfectly. The name Bulletproof fits well - I was pleasantly surprised by the quality and engineering.


Comments
Great - did 9k miles in early summer with no problems.
Ed T - 10/04/2021


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Review from a similar Bullet Proof Ball Mount in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


The hitch looks great. I put a No rattle bracelet on so that it’s nice and tight, Took my trailer out for a test run and it’s never pulled this good..




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Review from a similar Bullet Proof Ball Mount in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


The bulletproof hitch is a really good unit. I have used it now for over two months to pull a sixteen foot cargo trailer using the larger ball. Towed locally and from northern NY to Florida and back, so I'd say at least 5,000 miles. I like the easy to adjust height in order to tow the trailer level. It doesn't seem to cause any clunking because of movement - if that makes sense. I did clear-coat the unit to help it stay looking decent for the long-term and that seems to be working so far. The main piece stays locked in the truck receiver all the time while I remove the double-ball unit when not in use. I would buy this unit again in a heartbeat.


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My Opinion Hasnt Changed, the hitch is Great! Main use now is a center console and a pontoon boat. Both boats are twenty footers. The hitch is over-kill for the load, but the variable height capability of the hitch allows for easier launches at the ramp. We use different ramps and each ramp has a different angle into the water.
Ronald - 08/02/2022


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Review from a similar Bullet Proof Ball Mount in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Outstanding, extremely heavy duty, great textured finish. This Bullet Proof Hitch (MD206) 2-Ball Mount is hands down top shelf quality. And made in USA!! Note; If purchasing receiver locks, save a few bucks and buy the etrailer e98881 3-5/8" span lock instead of the Infinite brand 3-7/8" locks. The etrailer lock secures with 3-1/2 turns from key for a perfect tight fit.
No doubt would recommend!! Will not be diappointed.
etrailer is professional, great care in shipping, and good prices!!




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Review from a similar Bullet Proof Ball Mount in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


The hitch appears very well built. I'm pulling a 12,000 pound trailer and wanted a hitch with a much greater rating than the trailer weight. This hitch does that in spades.


Comments
Love the hitch. It is stout and that is why I purchased it in the first place. I have zero worries about damaging the hitch even though Im using it as a 10 inch rise thus there is a lot of strain on it. Im pulling a 32 foot bumper pull trailer over very rough roads.
Kim - 08/15/2022


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Review from a similar Bullet Proof Ball Mount in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Hitch has done everything I have asked of it, My trailer is heavy on the front in the 2k-3k range and the hitch has no issues with it. I would buy another with out question. The pintle hitch adapter is next on the list.


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IT HAS BEEN DOING GREAT, I HAVE HAD OVER 2K WEIGHT ON THE TONG AND IT HANDLES IT GREAT. ADJUSTABLE AND ADJUSTABLE!
joe b - 01/21/2022


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Review from a similar Bullet Proof Ball Mount in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Made in USA. Heavy Duty Build. I just wish the tolerances were tighter, like on the height adjustment pins, they are loose which makes a lot of thumping, They do not need to be that sloppy. I will say, this hitch is holding up well. The Ball fell off the "Fastway Flash" hitch I had before, where the ball broke out of the casting.
And, this hitch is not nearly heavy as the "Fastway Flash" hitch.




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Review from a similar Bullet Proof Ball Mount in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Powder coating on the 2-1/2" ball didn't even last a 3 foot pull of our trailer. Used the supplied ball grease. the 2" ball powder coating has held up just fine. I love the flexibility in height this hitch gives me, but was really disappointed by the powder coating durability.




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Review from a similar Bullet Proof Ball Mount in Trailer Hitch Ball Mount


Still functioning and looking as excellent as it did the day it arrived. Well built hitch, truly fits my needs.




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Awesome product. Wish I knew how to measure what size I needed before I bought it though, I think I may have bought too big of a drop. I have a Ram 2500 w/3" lift and 35" tires. Thought this was right, but, its a little low and I have to be careful pulling out of parking lots and low points.



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