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Sled pull hitch

This may or may not be in the right section, but figured I would ask anyways. Got a local pull coming up in a couple weeks and I am going to participate (my first one). I know there are custom hitches just for pulling but they are $250+. Can I just use a regular old hitch with a clevis ring or something? I won't pull all the time, just every once in a while so I don't feel like I would need something that expensive.
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It will depend on the sled, but with many of them, a regular hitch with a clevis will not work. The opening won't be big enough. Not to mention, strength is an issue.

On sleds used for the "hotter" classes of pulling, a 3" wide by 3.75" long opening in the hitch is usually required.
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