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DMI Hitch

Discussion in 'Used Plowing and Truck Equipment Forum' started by winfield.acres, Mar 17, 2013.

  1. winfield.acres

    winfield.acres Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    Looking for a DMI Hitch Quick n Easy reciever. Thought I could find a used one before buying one.
  2. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,794

    You looking for the 2" receiver style that has the cushion hitch and swings side to side?
  3. winfield.acres

    winfield.acres Junior Member
    Messages: 15

    Yes that is the style I am looking for.

    Looks from your profile picture your a firefighter too?
  4. Mark13

    Mark13 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 5,794

    You might be able to find one used on craigslist but their tough to come across. I didn't want to pay for a new one so I ended up going with a Reese 2.5" Class V hitch and just got a 2.5" ball mount that had the rubber block inside of it. A lot better then just a normal hitch, not quite as good as a DMI though. Less slam from the springs compared to a dmi when pulling anhydrous wagons 2 at a time or 2 bottles on one gear. 25-28k was a little to much for the springs and they wouldn't handle the weight and let the hitch move alot.

    My dad is a FF. I went through all the classes, state tests, etc then went back to farming.
  5. Holland

    Holland Senior Member
    Messages: 605

    x2 to what mark said. I just saw one on cl about a month ago. Ive got the whole dmi bumper on my truck.
  6. White Gardens

    White Gardens 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,665

    Be careful buying a new one though.

    Look at all the latch points and springs.

    We had a DMI hitch on an old truck that we pulled anhydrous wagons with back in the day. My cousin went and picked one up and the guy at the plant moved the hitch and broke one of the latches that lock it in place.

    Ultimately he started going down the road, the anhydrous wagon started to sway badly and he ended up flipping it.

    Luckily it didn't burst the tank.