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Old 09-15-2019, 05:16 PM
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Since the transmission blew on my old truck and I needed to get my camper home I slapped this together this morning. After rooting around the resource piles I came up with this. It was a receiver hitch from a 01 Ford pickup now it's a 3 point receiver hitch. All the metal was laying around and there isn't a single pretty thing about but it hauled a 33 foot camper 20 miles. The hitch is a little low for gooseneck hitch so at some point I may add another receiver tube a bit higher. On the way home I kinda wished for another 500 pounds on the front of the tractor but it wasn't too squirrelly.Click image for larger version

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Old 09-16-2019, 08:34 AM
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I built something similar (but prettier) for the neighbors for hauling the stock trailer when transporting cows when the field is too muddy for a truck.

Main thing is you got it home.
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Old 09-16-2019, 09:58 AM
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So did you have a longer time driving 20 miles, vs making the hitch?

It worked, and now you have another way to move the camper around your yard. Nice job.


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Old 09-16-2019, 12:49 PM
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So did you have a longer time driving 20 miles, vs making the hitch?

It worked, and now you have another way to move the camper around your yard. Nice job.


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Well now that you mention it, times were about equal. I usually move things around the yard with the loader on the other tractor. I really didn't think going down the highway in reverse was a good idea.

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