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Again,this is light weight like Granger's. It will be used with the log splitter,wood chipper and possibility to move trailers around the property.I have a pull behind brush mower but will probably pass on using it with that.
 

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Again,this is light weight like Granger's. It will be used with the log splitter,wood chipper and possibility to move trailers around the property.I have a pull behind brush mower but will probably pass on using it with that.


Given your brush mower is supported by four wheels, I wouldn’t believe you have much to worry about unless you have a lot of uneven terrain?
 

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Granger, Worked great!!! Thanks again!

I also have a straight one for some other implements I have.


Sweet!!! Looks great!
 

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Your welcome!! I’m happy to see someone else sees the science behind the maddness. The straight one is on the list for me. That one I’ll make out of heavier black iron instead of aluminum.
 

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Granger, Do you have issues dumping with your extended hitches?
Best my memory serves me, no I do not with the extended hitch. But this is my memory we are talking about lol. I’ll run a test dump on it and report back.

I do have issues with the hitch that I use on a regular basis for my (what I call fence/farm) trailer. I’ll try to get a pic of that set up posted.
 

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Granger, Do you have issues dumping with your extended hitches?
I have a different spin on Granger's hitch... ;)

I need to be able to switch between different ball sizes and just plain pin drawbar often and was tired of crawling under the machine every time to do so.


I need to cut and drop mine down a couple of inches though. I can dump about 3/4 of the way, but not full 100% dump.
 

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Granger, Do you have issues dumping with your extended hitches?
I have a different spin on Granger's hitch... <img src="http://www.gatorforums.net/forum/images/smilies/wink.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Wink" class="inlineimg" />



I need to be able to switch between different ball sizes and just plain pin drawbar often and was tired of crawling under the machine every time to do so.


I need to cut and drop mine down a couple of inches though. I can dump about 3/4 of the way, but not full 100% dump.
That’s a great idea! It is really a pain to get all the way under the machine, and damn near lay down just to pull the hitch pin.
 

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Granger, Do you have issues dumping with your extended hitches?
I have a different spin on Granger's hitch... <img src="https://www.gatorforums.net/forum/images/smilies/wink.gif" border="0" alt="" title="Wink" class="inlineimg" />



I need to be able to switch between different ball sizes and just plain pin drawbar often and was tired of crawling under the machine every time to do so.


I need to cut and drop mine down a couple of inches though. I can dump about 3/4 of the way, but not full 100% dump.
That’s a great idea! It is really a pain to get all the way under the machine, and damn near lay down just to pull the hitch pin.
LOL
You know that is the truth!
 

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I just thought I would post what I have added. On the front and rear, I added a 2" receiver extension just so your not crawling underneath the gator to switch out receivers. By extending the hitch on the rear, it does cause more sagging with a loaded trailer, but nothing the Gator can't handle.. The front extension helps to just be able to see over the hood to line up a trailer.
 

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Nice, I like the “anti rattle “ feature on the rear extension.
 

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I bought a harbor freight hitch extension that's almost perfect. I do take the hitch out when I need the dump bed though.
 
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