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#1 dannyi

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Posted 18 December 2011 - 06:49 AM

I made a prototype of a Reese style trailer hitch. Thinking about adding this to my product line, so I'm looking for some feed back. The hitch will come in kit form. The side brackets will be separate and can be trimmed to the desired drop to fit under the rear bumper. The cross bar will be extra long so it can be trimmed for width between the side brackets. There will be two types of mounting brackets, "L" shape for offset mounting on the frame and "strap" brackets for flush mounting to the frame. The receiver will have a 6" drop. With the side brackets, cross bar and mounting brackets all being separate, you should be able to mount this to just about any frame. Please let me know what you guys think, it would be greatly appreciated....cheers...Danny
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Posted 18 December 2011 - 07:01 AM

Very nicely done & well thought out Danny!

I'd buy a few!

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Posted 18 December 2011 - 07:03 AM

Ditto. I have a few trucks that could use some hitches. MUCH better than the one I made.

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Posted 18 December 2011 - 07:48 AM

Guys Danny REALLY puts a LOT of thought into his product line, and i certainly shows. I think these'd go GREAT with the Galaxie Trailers, they're much more rugged and detailed lookin that what comes in the kits. GREAT idea Dan, I like it!

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Posted 18 December 2011 - 10:41 AM

I would probally be interested in a few good job

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Posted 18 December 2011 - 11:08 AM

Cool!

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Posted 18 December 2011 - 11:53 AM

That's cool, and a good idea for something to sell. I personally wouldn't buy any since I make all my own, but for someone who doesn't have the time, patience, or skill, it would be a good buy.

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Posted 18 December 2011 - 04:16 PM

I would definitely take a few of those for my trucks !! Those look great :) Let me know when they will be available...

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Posted 18 December 2011 - 11:58 PM

I would buy 3 or 4.

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 03:45 AM

There was a post here a long time ago about building that hitch from Evergreen. I did a couple and they look pretty good. The hitch ball you have is excellent. My buying any will directly be affected by the price & shipping. I would be interested in more info.

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 03:57 AM

Put me down for 4 or 5, I don't have the time to master 1 let alone 5!

Looks nice and I will be checking your website for availability!

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 05:06 AM

Looks good!
I would take 2 for a couple trucks I am building.

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 07:42 AM

I install the real things for a living, so I can say without question that looks great !

#14 dannyi

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Posted 19 December 2011 - 07:48 AM

Thank guys for the feed back and taking the time to respond, appreciate that. I'm going to start on the molds and should have some ready to go by next week. I'll post info on pricing and shipping when I get a few made. Again, thank you fellas...............cheers..Danny

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Posted 20 December 2011 - 02:46 PM

Found some items to order but will wait until you have those hitches ready!

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Posted 29 December 2011 - 09:04 PM

I too install the real thing and really like yours!

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Posted 11 January 2012 - 04:42 PM

I seen a few on Ebay. When will they be available on your site?

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Posted 12 January 2012 - 05:44 PM

Thanks Ben, Mike and James, I should have them ready by Saturday or Sunday. I'm casting what I guess you'd call a production mold tomorrow. I'll post here when I'm ready to go...thanks guys......

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Posted 16 January 2012 - 08:43 AM

They're ready fellas. He's got 4 on his site and a few on Ebay for BIN.

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Posted 16 January 2012 - 09:50 AM

AWESOME JOB!