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Old 11-25-2018, 02:41 PM   #1
KylerLaird
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Default Chariot 40,000 pound pintle

I realize that this isn't a conversion, but I'm hoping this hitch is known here.

I recently bought a 2007 Chariot and it has a 40,000 pound hitch plate with a channel. I've been trying to find a 40,000 pound pintle for it.

The label on the ball hitch says "RUFF NECK BY E-Z Ride CORP." The Web site is gone and the phone number is out of service.

I called eTrailer because they advertise a Curt ball/pintle that fits in a channel and I was told that the channel-type hitches are only rated up to 20,000 pounds.

The cutout on the tube and the curvature of the ball make me wonder if the existing assembly is also meant to fit a pintle lunette. I would just need the part that goes on top of it. (I have something like that for a hitch on my ag. tractor.)

I'd also like to have a couple more shanks with different sizes of balls. It doesn't look like it'd be hard to fabricate but I'd rather buy from a reputable manufacturer.

Suggestions? Is this an orphaned product that I should replace?

Thanks.

--kyler
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