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B and W Ball Mounts - Adjustable Ball Mount - BWTS20040C Review

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Speaker 1: Today we're going to take a look at the B & W Chrome Tow and Stow 2-Ball Mount for two and a half inch hitch. Has a seven inch drop, and a seven and a half inch rise, with a 14,500 pound maximum capacity. Now this ball mount with the built-in hitch balls right here will let you hook up your trailer to your tow vehicle. The shank portion right here is what'll slide in to your two and half inch hitch receiver, and the balls would provide your connection point for your trailer coupler.If you notice, this one comes with the two different size hitch balls, the two inch and the two and five-sixteenths, so it'll let you tow trailers with different coupler sizes, and it's pretty easy to switch the balls. All you have to do is simply just remove the pin right here. Take the clip off, slide the pin out, and your ball will rotate.

There's your two inch right now. If you flip it around, there's your two and five-sixteenths. So it's pretty simple just to switch whichever size ball you need, and find the right one, put your pin right back in, take your clip, and slide it through there to hold it into place.Also, if you notice it does have adjustable height, which will let you tow trailers of different heights with the same vehicle. Basically, you just slide your ball mount up or down along this shank here, and then secure it in place with the included pins and clips. The holes are one and three-eighths inches from center to center, so it'll give you incremental height adjustment of one and three-eighths inches.

The maximum drop on this, which is in this position right now, it's measured from the top of the shank to the top of the platform here. Seven inches drop. You flip it around and you want to use it in the rise position like that. Measured from here to here would be seven and a half inches for maximum rise.So what I want to do now is we're just going to pull the clips out, and then slide both pins out. And we have both pins out.

You can see that you can slide this to whatever position you need to keep your towing, when you're towing your vehicle, or you're towing your trailer level. Also, one of the main features it offers is the stowable design, and this will let you store the ball and the mounting platform underneath your vehicle, or underneath the hitch out of the way, so you don't run into it. Just like we did here, you remove the pins and clips, and then you just flip this around, and it stays on there, and then you line it up with the hole you want it in. Take your pins and clips. Slide them in just like that, and then put your clips on and you'll see this will all be out of the way.

This is all that you'll see at the back of your truck.And then to flip it back, you just pull the pins and clips out. Flip it around, and then put it in whatever position you need. Also, if you notice there's a slot right over here. Right here on the adjustment height and one over here, and what's nice about this, this will ensure that your ball mount platform right here and balls, cannot be removed when this tow and stow is installed in your hitch. Once this is installed in your hitch, they can't lift this up and slide it out to remove it, so it has to come out.We do sell . there's no additional locks required to prevent the platform and balls from being removed, but for right here, it does require a hitch pinning clip or a hitch lock, which we do sell separately on our website. Uses a five-eighths inch diameter pin, and it has two pin holes so you just choose the correct holes that'll line up in your hitch. So if you do lock this in, there's no way they can get your ball platform off.Now this is a durable steel construction with high yield tubing. Gives you superior strength. The finish on it you can see is very nice dual process chrome plating on the shank and the balls. Provides a nice excellent rust resistance. The pins themselves, they are stainless steel pins. They get a very sturdy and rust proof, and then your clips, you just clip them on to hold it into place.Now these parts are made in the USA. A few spec's on this again. It is designed to fit into a two and a half inch by two and a half inch trailer hitch receiver. The gross towing weight and the tongue weight capacity will depend on the size ball you use. If you use the two inch ball, like it is right now, it gives you 7,500 pounds gross towing weight capacity, and about 750 pounds tongue weight. If you use the bigger ball, the two and five-sixteenths size, it's going to give you the 14,500 pounds gross towing weight, and a 1,450 tongue weight capacity.And the last thing I just want to let you know is the distance from the center of the hitch pin holes right here to the center of the hitch ball. If you measure from the pin that's closest to the ball, from the center to there is going to be nine and a quarter inches. From the furthest one from the ball, from the center to center, is going to be ten and three-eighths inches.But that should do it for the review on the B & W Chrome Tow and Stow 2-Ball Mount for a two and a half inch hitch. Seven inch drop. Seven and a half inch rise, and a 14,500 pound capacity.

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