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post #1 of 17 (permalink) Old 07-14-2006, 08:28 PM Thread Starter
 
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Do you need a special hitch to pull a sled?

Never done it yall but there are a few local events Im considering this summer....any and all advice is appreciated....
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usually you just need to have a BIG hitch for them to hook up to. Usually something w/ a 2-3" whole in it.

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a pintle hitch? :shrug: or just like a big d-ring?
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Thanks yall,
serious if it has four legs, poops and eats Ive hauled it behind a truck but never a sled....and I want to come play with yall....
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If you need to know where to get the channel and ring let me know I'll get you link to it.
Thats 2" solid bar stock.
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Thankyou slowdiesel...looks like you could halter break a mule when you wern't hooked to a sled....dang stout...your sig say's ATS is that the one in the pic....I have there link if it is...Thankyou again...
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Thats a nice truck you have pictured in your avitar. Love that color combination.
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Thank you diesel guy...
My wife got her Excursion in that color combo and I liked it so much I went with it when old green was put out to pasture....really the barn...
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http://stores.ebay.com/ChicagoProducts-US

Thats where to get the eye and channel pieces to make an adjustable hitch.
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