CockyTalk

Welcome to Cockytalk!

Thank you for visiting our forum. As a guest, you have limited access to view some discussion and articles. By joining our free community, you will be able to view all discussions and articles, post your own topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload photos, participate in Pick'Em contests and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free, so please join our community today!!

If you have any problems registering or logging in, please contact our Admins. Thanks!

Go Back   CockyTalk > Community > The Water Cooler

Today's Top 10
Posters (by posts)Threads (by views)Newest Posts Gamecock Headlines 
3MTA3
MountainCock
sporkgod50
AmonRa777
CockyLifer
gamecockblack
Take-a-Knee
Lonnie
b381l
I Bleed Garnet
Ulric Jones moved to (4767)
Syvelle Newton on Co (3988)
SCREW THE DOOM AND G (3520)
Other teams picking (2189)
Excitement level hei (881)
To Negative Posters. (830)
We are probably goin (830)
Does anyone else hat (768)
Don't underestimate (704)
2 more UNC dates ann (488)
Gameday superstition do y
Don't underestimate UNC..
Clock/Time/Penalties
College Football Programs
SCREW THE DOOM AND GLOOM
Ulric Jones moved to Offe
Syvelle Newton on Connor
WBB 2015-2016 Starting Li
We Are In Trouble...
Dylan Thompson


Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-16-2012, 09:49 PM   #1
ColaCock
Heisman Candidate
 
ColaCock's Avatar
 
Male

Join Date: Sep 2005
Location: Tampa
Posts: 15,251
CockyCash: 800
ColaCock is USC mascot materialColaCock is USC mascot materialColaCock is USC mascot materialColaCock is USC mascot materialColaCock is USC mascot materialColaCock is USC mascot materialColaCock is USC mascot materialColaCock is USC mascot materialColaCock is USC mascot materialColaCock is USC mascot materialColaCock is USC mascot material
Default Trailer/Towing Hitch Question

I should know this from all the towing I do, but have never tried it and feel like it should work in theory without a problem...everything I tow is either pintle or 2". But:

Should you be able to tow a trailer with tongue requiring 2-5/16" ball with a pintle combo hitch that has a 2" ball on it?

My thinking is that although the trailer tongue is setup for a 2-5/16...once that pintle ring is locked down on the ball, why should it matter the size of the ball it is sitting on? It should swivel around and stay in place just as a pintle ring would.

No?
__________________


ColaCock is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 11-16-2012, 11:28 PM   #2
ccured
1st Team All-American
 
ccured's Avatar
 
Male

Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: columbia sc
Posts: 10,445
CockyCash: 4876068
ccured is USC mascot materialccured is USC mascot materialccured is USC mascot materialccured is USC mascot materialccured is USC mascot materialccured is USC mascot materialccured is USC mascot materialccured is USC mascot materialccured is USC mascot materialccured is USC mascot materialccured is USC mascot material
Default Re: Trailer/Towing Hitch Question

Quote:
Originally Posted by ColaCock View Post
I should know this from all the towing I do, but have never tried it and feel like it should work in theory without a problem...everything I tow is either pintle or 2". But:

Should you be able to tow a trailer with tongue requiring 2-5/16" ball with a pintle combo hitch that has a 2" ball on it?

My thinking is that although the trailer tongue is setup for a 2-5/16...once that pintle ring is locked down on the ball, why should it matter the size of the ball it is sitting on? It should swivel around and stay in place just as a pintle ring would.

No?
I dont think so. Sure the 2" ball would pivot right but seems like you would be open to vertical slop that could lead to tongue hopping off ball due to road vibration and lack of shock absorbers
ccured is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:11 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Provided by SLB Development