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Reese 61009 12000lb GTW Weight Distributing Hitch Round Bar 1200lb Tongue

by Reese
SKU 61009
Reese – 61009. Reese is one of the most popular names in heavy duty towing. The weight distributing system is state of the art, provides a smooth ride and distributes weight more evenly. Buy your Reese – 61009 today.

High-performance system is designed to offer the best in weight distribution with an easy-to-adjust, forged head; a raised ball platform; and flexible, powder coated steel, round spring bars. Adjustable shank included. Hitch ball sold separately.

  • Evenly distributes weight over axles of tow vehicle and trailer for stability and control
  • Creates a more level ride for both tow vehicle and trailer
  • Round spring bars are hot rolled and tapered for superior strength and flexibility
  • Bars flex appropriately over uneven terrain for a controlled, even ride
  • Curved ends are designed for use with dual-cam sway control (RP26002 - sold separately)
  • Adjustable spring-bar tension - just switch links in lift chains to fine-tune
  • Easy-to-use blocks for simple, fast adjustment of the ball mount angle
  • Uniquely shaped washer is positioned between blocks on head to give desired tilt
  • Forged, raised ball platform on head eliminates need for raised hitch ball
  • Solid steel shank has corrosion-resistant powder coat
  • System includes head assembly, adjustable shank, lift brackets, round spring bars, lift chains, pin and clip, and all necessary hardware
  • Hitch ball sold separately - requires 1-1/4" diameter shank
  • Tongue weight: 600 lbs - 1,200 lbs
  • Gross towing weight: 12,000 lbs
  • Fits: 2" x 2" trailer hitch receivers rated for use with weight-distribution systems
  • Lift-bracket positioning: mount about 30" back from hitch ball
  • Requires approximately 5-1/2" of space along trailer frame
  • Optional mounts (sold separately) that take up less space on a trailer frame are available
  • Will not fit trailer frames wider than 2-1/2"
  • Shank length: 14" from center of hitch pin hole to center of ball hole
  • Total height adjustment along shank: 5-1/4"
  • Maximum rise: 6-1/2" from top of hitch receiver opening
  • Maximum drop: 1-1/4" from top of hitch receiver opening