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Old 11-07-2010, 08:57 AM
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http://www.gggaz.com/index.php?id=335

I went with the Mil Dot.........
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That is cool!!!



My "cool" hitch "cover" thread wasn't as well liked... (the picture was taken by me at Pismo)

http://www.thehulltruth.com/boating-...guys-ball.html

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$45 for a hitch cover? Why bother?
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$45 for a hitch cover? Why bother?


What else are you going to do with all the $ you save on electricity by switching to LED lighting and erecting a 6 acre solar panel array????
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i keep my hitch in at all times..... it acts as an extra bumper.
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Originally Posted by mhogancu View Post
i keep my hitch in at all times..... it acts as an extra bumper.
..and shin buster...
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^^^^^^^

OUCH!!!

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Originally Posted by 240 LTS View Post
..and shin buster...
Yes!.... don't ask me how I know.
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I've done that to many times to count. One of the most painfull things you can do!
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I also keep my hitch on also but painted it red to warn tailgaters. I also cut a red tennis ball and use it as a cover for the ball as I got tired of getting grease marks on my pants and knees.

When Christmas time rolls around, I cable tie a small Santa to the hitch and he keeps an eye on those butt riders!
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Originally Posted by gf View Post
$45 for a hitch cover? Why bother?
What the heck is $45 when your scope could be costing you around the $1,000 mark or more?
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While the recticle hitch cover is nice, the claymore one is something I could really use (if it was live).
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I saw a hitch cover about a week ago that was the brass/primer of a shell casing. That one was pretty cool.
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Originally Posted by OReely View Post
While the recticle hitch cover is nice, the claymore one is something I could really use (if it was live).
I agree that one was my favorite as well.
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I have one of the propeller hitch attachments. Looks great and spins even in a little bit of wind.

http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/Bully...Q5fAccessories
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Originally Posted by mhogancu View Post
i keep my hitch in at all times..... it acts as an extra bumper.
I do too.... and what you state here actually worked well for me. I was rear ended at slow speed by a tractor trailer. He pushed me forward a couple feet. His grill was all kinds of messed up, but my suburban didn't have a scratch on it. The tri-ball was a little scratched though..... I also use it as a backup sensor in parking garages against the concrete walls.
The down-side is as others have stated. Hurts like hell when you hit your shin on it....
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True story.....
A few years ago I went through CT Emissions Inspection with a prop like that on my truck's received hitch.......the very dumb emissions supervisor rushed out of his office and very seriously asked me to explain the purpose of the propeller on the rear of my vehicle...apparently he was seriously trying to figure how to test it for to State's emission requirements...
I told him it was simple for use in emergeny situations for when water over the roadway was too deep for my four wheel drive to handle alone........!!!!!
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Originally Posted by Beuford T. Justice View Post
True story.....
A few years ago I went through CT Emissions Inspection with a prop like that on my truck's received hitch.......the very dumb emissions supervisor rushed out of his office and very seriously asked me to explain the purpose of the propeller on the rear of my vehicle...apparently he was seriously trying to figure how to test it for to State's emission requirements...
I told him it was simple for use in emergeny situations for when water over the roadway was too deep for my four wheel drive to handle alone........!!!!!









I had one of those prop hitch covers on a Bronco years ago.

Guys would ask me if it was amphibious and I would just laugh as if they were telling a joke.

Maybe they weren't joking???
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Hell, I just keep a three foot steel spear in there.
Keeps tailgaters away.

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