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Weigh Safe 2-Ball Mount w/ Built-In Scale - 2-1/2" Hitch - 8" Drop, 9" Rise - 18.5K

Weigh Safe 2-Ball Mount w/ Built-In Scale - 2-1/2" Hitch - 8" Drop, 9" Rise - 18.5K

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Measure your tongue weight to determine if you can safely tow by simply coupling your trailer to this ball mount. Ball platform locks to shank. Tow up to 8,000 lbs with the 2" ball and up to 18,500 lbs with the 2-5/16" ball. Lowest Prices for the best trailer hitch ball mount from Weigh Safe. Weigh Safe 2-Ball Mount w/ Built-In Scale - 2-1/2" Hitch - 8" Drop, 9" Rise - 18.5K part number WS8-25 can be ordered online at or call 1-833-496-1390 for expert service.
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Weigh Safe Trailer Hitch Ball Mount

  • Fits 2-1/2 Inch Hitch
  • Adjustable Ball Mount
  • Drop - 8 Inch
  • Rise - 9 Inch
  • 2 Inch Ball
  • 2-5/16 Inch Ball
  • Two Balls
  • Class V
  • 18500 lbs GTW
  • Built-In TW Scale
  • Weigh Safe
  • Aluminum Shank - Silver
  • Stainless Steel Ball

Measure your tongue weight to determine if you can safely tow by simply coupling your trailer to this ball mount. Ball platform locks to shank. Tow up to 8,000 lbs with the 2" ball and up to 18,500 lbs with the 2-5/16" ball.


  • Ball mount with included hitch balls lets you hook up your trailer to your tow vehicle
    • Shank slides into hitch receiver
    • Ball provides connection point for trailer coupler
  • Tongue weight scale built into the ball mount platform helps you balance your trailer
    • Promotes safe towing - lets you know if your load needs to be adjusted before you tow
    • Simple operation - automatically provides a measurement every time you couple your trailer
    • Efficient and hassle-free - eliminates the need for separate or commercial scales
  • Adjustable height lets you tow trailers of different heights with the same vehicle
    • Slide ball mount platform up or down shank and secure in place with included dual locking pins
      • 2 Keys are included
  • 2 Different-size hitch balls let you tow trailers with different coupler sizes
    • To switch ball, simply remove the ball-retaining lock pin from the platform, insert ball, and reinsert pin
  • 6061 T6 billet aluminum shank and mounting platform provide superior strength and durability
    • Solid block construction provides greater strength than hollow steel competitors while also maintaining a light weight
    • Rustproof for a clean finish that stands the test of time
  • Stainless steel hitch balls are corrosion resistant
  • Hitch pin and clip or hitch lock sold separately
  • SAE J684 certified and VESC Regulations V-5 compliant
  • Made in the USA


  • Application: 2-1/2" x 2-1/2" trailer hitch receivers
  • Gross towing weight:
    • 2-5/16" Diameter hitch ball: 18,500 lbs
    • 2" Diameter hitch ball: 8,000 lbs
  • Tongue weight: 2,200 lbs
  • Distance from center of hitch pin hole to center of hitch ball: 8-3/4"
  • Maximum drop: 8"
  • Maximum rise: 9"
  • Incremental height adjustment: 1"
  • Scale gauge diameter: 1-1/2"
  • Warranty:
    • Limited lifetime for ball mount
    • 1-Year limited for scale gauge

Weigh Safe ball mount coupled to a trailer

This Weigh Safe ball mount has an easy-to-use, built-in scale that measures your trailer's tongue weight every time you tow. If the scale indicates that your tongue weight is too low or too high, you can adjust it before you head out so that you can complete your journey with the peace of mind that your setup is safe.

What is Tongue Weight?

Tongue weight (TW) refers to the weight that the fully loaded trailer exerts downward on the hitch ball of the tow vehicle. Tongue weight is typically 10 percent - and should not exceed 15 percent - of your gross trailer weight. For example, a 10,000-lb trailer should have a tongue weight between 1,000 lbs and 1,500 lbs. You can adjust the tongue weight of your trailer by removing or adding cargo, or redistributing the load on the trailer. The tongue weight should not exceed the capacity of your tow vehicle, your hitch, or any of your towing components.

Why is Tongue Weight So Important?

Weigh Safe helps ensure proper trailer tongue weight

Simply put, too little tongue weight can cause trailer sway and too much tongue weight can cause the tow vehicle to perform poorly. You may have difficulty steering, gaining traction, or braking when driving a setup that has too much weight pushing down on the rear of the vehicle. Ultimately, towing with an improper tongue weight can cause you to lose control of your vehicle or cause your trailer to separate from the vehicle.

Built-In Tongue Weight Scale

The gauge of the Weigh Safe built-in tongue weight scale

The Weigh Safe ball mount's built-in scale signals you to adjust your load before you hit the road, resulting in a much safer and enjoyable towing experience. Before this ball mount, gauging your trailer's tongue weight was a hassle. You had to rely on inefficient bathroom scales, make a trip to the weigh station, or purchase a separate tongue weight scale. But with the Weigh Safe's built-in scale, measuring your tongue weight is as easy as coupling your trailer to your ball mount. Simply hook-up your trailer to the Weigh Safe ball mount just as you would any other ball mount. The weight of your trailer will push down on the hitch ball, which in turn pushes down on an internal hydraulic piston that sits on a bed of oil. When the piston drops into the oil, the pressure reading is sent out to the scale.

Easily Adjusts to Fit Your Setup

Weigh Safe ball mount has adjustable height

Adjusting and setting up the Weigh Safe ball mount to work with your specific trailer is easy. First, unlock and pull out the dual pins and remove the platform from the shank. Next, pull out the hitch ball retaining pin from the back of the platform and insert either the 2" or 2-5/16" hitch ball. A 1-7/8" hitch ball (WSB-L - sold separately) is also available. Then reinsert the retaining pin to secure the ball to the platform. Replace the platform and slide it along the shank to the desired height. Insert the dual pins and use one of the included keys to lock the pins in place.

Weigh Safe ball mounts installed in drop and rise positions

The Weigh Safe ball mount can be used in either the drop or rise position to best suit your application.

Superior Aluminum and Stainless Steel Construction

From the first moment that you lay eyes on the Weigh Safe ball mount you'll see that you're getting a superior, well-made product. The Weigh Safe's shank and ball mount platform are made entirely of 6061 T6 billet aluminum, which is the same material that is used to build aircraft components, automobile frames, and freight liners. This type of aluminum is known for having superior strength while maintaining its light weight, which makes it highly desirable over hollow steel components. 6061 T6 aluminum is also rustproof, which means the Weigh Safe hitch will maintain its clean, shiny, and impressive appearance for years to come. And the hitch balls are made of solid stainless steel, offering far greater protection against rust and corrosion than other steel hitch balls that are only painted or plated on the surface.

The Weigh Safe ball mount meets VESC V-5 regulations and is SAE J684 certified. These regulatory bodies - the Vehicle Equipment Safety Commission and the Society for Automotive Engineers - create standards for the design, construction, and performance of automotive and towing accessories. Weigh Safe has had this ball mount thoroughly tested in simulation to ensure that it complies with these standards. The result is a strong, safe, sturdy product that is built to last.

How to Measure Drop on Adjustable Ball Mount

WS8-2.5 Weigh-Safe Trailer Hitches with Tongue Weight Gauge - 2" x 2-5/16" Ball Combo - 8 Inch Drop - 2-1/2 Inch Hitches

Item # WS8-25

Customer Reviews

Weigh Safe 2-Ball Mount w/ Built-In Scale - 2-1/2" Hitch - 8" Drop, 9" Rise - 18.5K - WS8-25

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (1167 Customer Reviews)

Measure your tongue weight to determine if you can safely tow by simply coupling your trailer to this ball mount. Ball platform locks to shank. Tow up to 8,000 lbs with the 2" ball and up to 18,500 lbs with the 2-5/16" ball.


Great hitch, very well built. I use it for short moves of my 34' travel trailer and it gives good ballpark readings for confirming tongue weight. I also purchased the weigh safe hitch pin and receiver pin set directly from WeighSafe so that all three could be keyed the same. When doing that you just given them the serial of your hitch and they send you the pins keyed alike. Very convenient. Hitch price was actually better through etrailer than weighsafe direct which is why I got it here. eTrailer shipping is also MUCH FASTER. Very pleased with this purchase.


I really appreciate the built in scale. It let's me see the hitch weight so I can adjust the load as needed for optimum towing.Having the choice of ball sizes is convenient and it is easy to change ball sizes.


I've really enjoyed this hitch. I like this because if I set it at the lowest setting I don't worry about snapping the other ball like I would with some of the competitor's options. I have a few trailers, that are widely different in heights need. One is set at all the way to the top, the others are close to the bottom. for my travel trailer I've loved it because I can easily see the weight and have the ability have a good understanding of the weight of the trailer. I also love this for my enclosed trailer for the same reason.

It's easier to adjust the trailer with the "Single" pin. This makes it quicker to adjust height. The ability to adjust balls is a little longer, but that isn't a big enough concern to bring the value of the hitch down.

The one thing that I don't like about this is I have the Rock Tamer Mud Flap, and I love it, but because this is Aluminum it's not my favorite combination. This is not that fault of this hitch. I do kind of wish that I had the steel one for that reason. Overall I'm happy with this purchase. I've towed thousands of miles with it, and it's a dream.

The Weigh Safe adjustable ball mount is really unique with the scale feature. If, in the future, you wanted to trade that feature for a steel ball mount then I would recommend a Gen-Y ball mount like item # 325-GH-624
Gen-Y Adjustable 2-Ball Mount w/ Stacked Receivers - 2-1/2" Hitch - 9" Drop/Rise - 21K
. It has the rise you need but Gen-Y has a history of making their products extra heavy duty.
-- Etrailer Expert Sierra K - 12/01/2021


My wife pulls a tandem-axle f9id trailer with our F-250. I KNEW it had a heavy tongue weight, but now know it weighs 1000#. Good to know!

I appreciate the craftsmanship, machining, strength, and security it provides, and that it will not look rusty after a few months of use.


Overall excellent hitch. We pull various trailers and is super easy to change height and ball sizes.


Great product - very adjustable - terrific quality. Highly recommended.


I haven't towed with it yet but it is certainly built like a tank.

Ive used it once in the last year so Im definitely not a heavy user but it did great and the built in scale is awesome.
Zachary - 08/08/2022


I cannot say enough about this hitch. It looks great, but performs better. It is capable of handling everything my truck can pull (3500 Duramax). It is configured fast and I dont just mean height, but ball size also. I change from 2 to 2 5/16 constantly and with the one key you can adjust size and height in just a minute or two; literally. I get a lot of compliments from rental trailer folks to heavy equipment renters. I fully endorse this to everyone I talk to. You cannot go wrong with this hitch.

I cannot change a word of the original review. It is still performing great and I have had zero issues. I highly recommend this hitch.
David - 03/12/2019


Great service for my phone order and the weigh safe ball mount I bought looks like excellent quality ... very happy

Still love it
Dave - 03/14/2021


Been use this for a year now tow my 7000 lb boat that with the tongue weight indicator that works just wonderfully also towd my flatbed trailer which has a 2-inch ball and a super simple to switch between ball sizes would highly recommend this product

Sold truck now well not fit on my 2 receiver
TIM N - 11/24/2018


I haven't done a ton of hauling, but weigh safe gives me peace of mind that my load is balanced and that I have 15% of my trailer's gross weight on my hitch. It didn't come with a locking hitch pin so make sure you order one separately.


After reading many reviews, I purchased the Weigh Safe 14.5K 2-Ball Mount with the built-in scale. The mount has worked flawlessly, and being able to check the tongue weight provides a measure of relief that everything is loaded within specifications. Although this wouldn't have mattered two years ago, having broken a rear shock mount on my previous truck from incorrect trailer loading (and the laziness aspect of not re-arranging things) a little over a year ago, I'm a firm believer in knowing things are right now. The second best part of this purchase was the advice given by Diana H. She confidently assured me that what I was ordering was right for my truck (I'd just purchased the truck, and the height/measurement was a concern). I'm glad I got her on the phone, and glad I trusted her experience! Shipping was easy, on-time, and the whole experience with etrailer was very positive. I will buy from them again if/when the need arises.


Works well and looks great. The scale is useful and accurate.

Works great. Very happy with my purchase!
Harvey J - 04/14/2022


Weigh Safe ball mount works great. No complaints about the product.
My only complaint is that the item received was evidently a returned item. It was not packages as well as I’m sure it was from the factory. Due to poor packaging the finish of the unit was dull and marked up from sliding around in the card board box. The previous owner wrote in the paperwork of the unit the date they originally purchased it. Was several months prior to me purchasing it. Didn’t appear to be used.
Buffing wheel cleaned it up nicely.


Product is very well made. Came in a nice box with foam cut out for each piece. I like that it's adjustable and tells you the tongue weight. Those were the main reasons I went with it.


Really like the Weigh Safe. Saves me from having to purchase 3 separate hitch setups. Heavy duty design and user friendly.


Very happy with the drop hitch. Received the product within a couple of day from when I placed the order. Beautiful finish on the hitch. Hitch was in great condition.
All components were very well packaged for shipping and there was no damage to the product. Very happy with it so far. Big test will be when I pick up my new travel trailer and put it to the test.


Complete garbage. Rattles, scale broke, the aluminum became compressed and slops around. There are three points that move on this hitch and they all clunk. When pulling out and stopping. This crap hitch moved so much it would pulsate my surge brakes on my boat trailer. I am surprised someone has not crashed a surge brake trailer with this rig. Warranty is worthless. Buy 2 steel hitches for a third of the price and have them ever.


I bought the ball mount for my 2016 Ram 3500, the 8" drop is perfect for the trailers I have. It was delivered in early November, and I have left it on the truck since installation.
I love the mount and the built in tongue weight scale.
I have a couple words of advice.
One, If you have a trailer with smaller tires, under 16" you may want to opt for the 10" drop to keep the trailer level.
Two, the ball may get frozen in to the socket. Mine happened to get stuck, instead of banging on it, I just brought it into the house for 5 minutes and that took care of it.
Lastly, if you are using the mount during the winter, I would recommend removing the ball and socket and keeping it in the cab after use. The lock on mine didn't care for the salt and sand an became stuck, after a bit of fiddling and WD-40 I was able to get the key to turn the lock again, with the help of a pair of pliers. Since then I keep those in the cab and have had no problems since.
I would recommend this to anyone that has a 2.5" receiver.


I've had this for a year and I really like it, I'll never haul without it from now on. I find it amazing how overloaded some guys run their hitches on a regular basis. I rent equipment frequently and just a few days ago they loaded up a dumpbed and skid steer and there was 2500 pounds on my scale, I saw that he had been hauling it with a system that was rated far less than my commercial duty setup (another great purchase from etrailer).

I love the ease of use and the looks and function. The only issues I have are the shank gets pretty beat up in the receiver and I wish they would offer a matching hitch lock so I don't need 2 keys.


Id give it 3.5 stars if i could.

first I loved it. The scale is SUPER convenient. What i dont like is the enormous amount of slop in the hitch. i had to put shimes in to fix. It was excessive when 10,000 lbs is on it.

I am also not to thrilled about the 2 aluminum pins that ALL of the weight is sitting on. Also the aluminum hitch showed some maring after one 8,000lbs load and one 10,000 lbs load....the very first 2 loads i used it for. More maring than i am comfortable with.

I will still use it being i spent over $300 for this setup :(


Nice chamfering, excellent machining/milling/deburring. Tolerances are not quite as tight as I'd like them to be, but understand tradeoff between ease of install/setup and prevention of galling, versus slop. It is easy to insert into receiver hitch, ball mount is easily slid onto hitch stem, lock mechanism slides through and locks easily and balls fit easily into socket. Slop/clunk is tolerable when towing, but I would prefer tighter tolerances if possible, especially for the price. It does rattle a bit when unloaded. Scale is fairly accurate. Also for price I wish they provided a padded storage solution for this item, since it is aluminum, keeping it installed in the steel receiver is not a good idea due galvanic corrosion, and just throwing it into the toolbox or a bag could result in a broken scale. I'll have to purchase a box with custom foam inserts to store this to protect it.


If you own multiple trailers and haul different cargo, THIS IS YOUR HITCH!!
By knowing the tongue weight you can balance the load for a smooth ride.
After owning my boat for 6 years, I found it had virtually no tongue weight. Now it tows like a dream. I also like that I can adjust the height for each of my trailers with just one receiver


This product may be a bit more expensive than other hitches but the convenience and durability are unmatched. I have been very pleased with the performance of this hitch and the scale is a great bonus. Most hitches have multiple point that you need to buy locks for but this hitch has 1 lock for everything. Highly recommend


Had it for a year now. I pull utility trailers full of tools, dump trailers full of shingles.... switch balls and grab my boat for the weekend.
I love how it adjusts so each of my trailers for a level ride.
Don’t waste your money on other products like I did. This is a jamb up truck hitch.

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