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  1. Trailer Hitch Ball Mount
  2. BulletProof Hitches
  3. Fits 2-1/2 Inch Hitch
  4. Adjustable Ball Mount
  5. Drop - 6 Inch
  6. Rise - 6 Inch
BulletProof Hitches Adjustable 2-Ball Mount for 2-1/2" Hitch - 6" Drop/Rise - 22,000 lbs

BulletProof Hitches Adjustable 2-Ball Mount for 2-1/2" Hitch - 6" Drop/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 Adjustable 2-Ball Mount for 2-1/2" Hitch - 6" Drop/Rise - 22,000 lbs part number HD256 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 1-800-940-8924 for expert service.
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BulletProof Hitches Trailer Hitch Ball Mount

  • Fits 2-1/2 Inch Hitch
  • Adjustable Ball Mount
  • Drop - 6 Inch
  • Rise - 6 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
    • 4 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
  • 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 19" - 21" clearance from ground to bottom of inside of receiver tube
  • Maximum drop: 6"
  • Maximum rise: 6"
  • 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: 11-1/2"
    • Pin hole furthest from channel: 13"
  • Overall height: 12"
  • Total length with ball platform installed: 18-1/4"
    • Total length without ball platform installed: 13-3/4"
  • Distance between hitch pin hole closest to channel and gusset plate: 3-1/2"
  • Total weight: 48 lbs
  • Adjustment hole diameter: 5/8"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


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.


HD256 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.


HD256 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. And the zinc finish provides corrosion resistance.


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


HD256 Bullet Proof Hitches Heavy Duty Adjustable 2-Ball Drop Hitch for 2.5" Hitch Receivers - 6" Drop/Rise - 22K Capacity

Item # HD256






Customer Reviews

BulletProof Hitches Adjustable 2-Ball Mount for 2-1/2" Hitch - 6" Drop/Rise - 22,000 lbs - HD256

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (283 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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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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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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Perfect fit for my RAM 3500. I bent a cheap import hitch mount towing my buddies ocean boat. This hitch is a beast. I like it.



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I received the hitch about 3 days before stated on my order. The hitch is solid and well built. Better than I expected, will recommend bulletProof Hitches to friends and anyone asking about BulletProof



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This is a well made hitch with 2 pin locations on the shank, but the play in the shank magnified with the play in the Ball pins allows a LOT of movement laterally at the ball. Great load capacity.



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Originally ordered the medium duty along with a couple other items for a 2500 Ram. Ended up returning for the pure reason of I didn't notice the pintal attachment also sold by bulletproof doesn't fit the medium duty hitches(my fault for not doing enough research). Both hitches look awesome and are very heavy duty. Powder coating seems to be holding up great. All in all very happy with purchase. That being said about the product I can't begin to express how impressed I am by etrailer. For the return I sent them an email and within 30 minutes had an actual person call me to help with the return and the ordering of the replacement heavy duty hitch. Shipping is always fast (between the tires I ordered last year, the hitch the first time, and the replacement for the return). The customer service alone will be the reason I don't buy anything that I can get here from a different site.



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The adjustability of this hitch is awesome! I would highly recommend this hitch to anybody who is looking for a strong adjustable hitch.



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Excellent product and service.



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Why am I a repeat buyer using etrailer.com? Fair (if not the best) price, excellent customer service, on-time delivery, quality products. Can't ask for more!



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BulletProof is an apt description, this hitch is a beast! Fast shipping and great customer service. This is one part of a larger order - when the second part was delayed they notified me in advance and allowed me to have the available product shipped separately - wish more vendors would be that proactive. Just received the hitch yesterday, picking up a trailer this week and I have no doubt the hitch will handle the load with ease.



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From the moment you open the box you realize you purchased a quality product. The packaging alone tells you that. This is a HEAVY DUTY hitch that can handle anything you ask it to do. This is the most versatile hitch you can buy. There are so many accessories for it that assures that this is the last hitch you will ever have to buy. Yes, you do pay a premium price for it, but I have no regrets. It is good insurance knowing you have a hitch that is “bulletproof “ and isn’t a weak point while towing your $50,000 skid loader.



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The hitch was delivered as promised in prestine condition due to the extraordinary packaging.

As soon as the package was open I knew I had made the right choice in purchasing the Bullet Proof hitch. The machined parts, coupled with quality welding, make for a superior product.

I would certainly recommend this hitch to anyone interested in purchasing a quality product.



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Been using a different adjustable hitch for 13 years. It is no were as massive as this. My towing needs have changed and I needed a hitch thatcan handle the heavier loads. This does with no problems. What a deal to get almost double the weight capabilities for $30.00. I am a big fan.



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This is the second one for my second truck. Love it!!



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Very nice quality. built tough as it sa ys



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Very happy with how my order was packaged and the speed in which it came. Looking forward to putting it to use



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Thanks so much.



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As good as day one!



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Excellent service, easy ordering, package arrived on time and was boxed up extremely well. The price was very competitive and what I was expecting to pay.



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