pintle hitch

pintle hitch

[′pint·əl ‚hich]
(ordnance)
A frame, secured to the rear of a tank or combat vehicle, that carries a quick-release pintle assembly with a cable running over a pulley into the tank; used for towing trailers.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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They had no PTO or 3-point, just a bar with a pintle hitch on it.
He welded the front axle and wheels off an old Ford F-700 dump truck onto one end and an old pintle hitch ring to the other.
The base model features heavy-duty 3,500-pound Timbren axleless suspension, disc brakes, powder-coated steel sidewalls, adjustable tie-down points, forward cargo rack, premium off-road tires, rear receiver, locking tailgate, LED lights, an automotive grade harness, and a pintle hitch.
Factory options and dealer-installed accessories include a steering wheel (instead of the standard handlebars), foam-filled tires, portable charger, headlight, front hydraulic brake, hour meter, lift-out battery tray and a clevis or pintle hitch. Cushman, 800-774-3946, www.cushman.com.
It is available with a ball-type trailer hitch or pintle hitch for military deployment.
Most large tools can be pulled on trailers with a standard ball hitch, but some self-contained tools and trailers need a pintle hitch one that clamps into a ring instead of locking on a ball.
Factory options and dealer-installed accessories include a steering wheel (to replace the standard handlebars), foam-filled tires, portable charger, headlight, front hydraulic brake, hour meter, lift-out battery tray and a clevis or pintle hitch. Cushman, 706-7984311, www.cushman.com.
This lightweight, high-clearance trailer mounts to your vehicle via a swiveling pintle hitch, making it extremely maneuverable over rugged and twisty terrain.