Mister Hitches Standard Drop Shank For Weight Distribution System

This shank is the standard shank found in Mister Hitches weight distribution kits.

All mister hitches drop shanks are made from solid steel high strength carbon steel (ATSM A36) & have a rated capacity of 4500kg. The rated towing capacity when used with a mister hitches mix & match adaptor is 3500kg. Compliant with the static test requirements of ADR62/02.

Please note: your towing capacity is determined by the lowest rated component of towing system Eg. vehicles tow & ball weight capacity, tow ball, tow bar, ball mount etc.

Ball couplings on tow bars are required to be installed so that the height of the centre of the body of the ball coupling is between 350mm and 420mm from the ground when laden (refer to ADR 62/01).


- The shanks are made from solid steel.
- 2 pin holes give greater adjustment. Eg. End of shank to 1st hole 82.5mm, end of shank to 2nd hole 125mm.
- These shanks can be drilled or cut without loss of integrity.
- Length (head ball hole to pin hole) = 323mm
- Drop (top of shank to top of ball platform) = 63.5mm
- Rise (top of shank to top of ball platform)  = 165mm
- Shank overall height = 225mm
- Shank is solid steel 50.8mm square suits Hayman Reese style towbar receivers.

Compatible with Mister Hitches Multi-hitch ball mount adaptor - MHMHBM sold separately.

Brand Mister Hitches
Shipping Weight 7.0000kg