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Sumo Spring Overview

SumoSprings SumoSprings® are a patented suspension product designed to enhance load carrying ability, stabilize sway, and improve overall driver control and ride comfort. They are maintenance free, do not leak air, and do not require airlines or compressors. SumoSprings® are manufactured in a variety of heights, diameters and densities to support multiple front and rear [...]

Sumo Springs, Why I Use Them

I have decided to use the Sumo Spring for my application in our suspension hitches.  While the cost is considerably more than the standard lineal compression Air Cell the benefits greatly out weigh the extra cost.  I am a believer in buy American and the Sumo Spring is the only manufacturer of the urethane spring [...]


What are Fifth Wheel Hitches? The fifth wheel hitch is actually one of the best hitches and towing equipment for the purposes of pulling large, wide, long, and tall vehicles across long distances and a variety of terrains. The hitch is, in appearance, a flat plate that is seemingly shaped like horseshoe. With the use [...]

What makes a good hitch

Every hitch has two components; a frame and a coupler The coupler on all hitches are not all the same, but all couplers do the same job. It is the coupler’s job to keep the trailer coupled to the towing vehicle. We believe simple is safe. The design of our coupler has only 10 components [...]

Turn Over Ball Mount

I have received several inquiries questioning if we are able to mount our hitch using the B&W turnover ball mount. The answer is YES. We have designed a prepriority fixture that replaces the original pin mount from B&W. When designing our hitches we knew from prior experience some customers who had the B&W Companion hitch [...]

Pricing of Hitches

Some customers are questioning why the price of our hitches are so much less than our competitors. I don’t usually get into this subject on public domains but I have been told the prospective customer needs to understand my pricing philosophy. First, I don’t need to build and sell my products to make a living. [...]

Choosing the Proper Hitch

Choosing the Right Fifth WheelHitch—Essential Tips When it comes to choosing the right hitch for your truck or RV, there are a number of things that must be considered. If you’re looking into fifth wheel hitches, then your selection will be based on factors such as brand, cost, design, and the type of vehicle you [...]

About Badger Hitch

Badger Hitch is not your standard assembly line type of hitch company. Every hitch we make is hand made and tested prior to shipping. We do use an outside company to laser cut some of the components because of the accuracy of laser cutting plus we do not have the laser cutting equipment. All other [...]

Air Springs vs Air Cells

Air Springs used w/suspension hitch When the first air suspension hitch was introduced it used air springs which have long been used to improve the ride in trucks, trailers, and equipment. They are a very efficient method to get good results given there are so many different configurations of air springs. There is virtually nothing [...]

My Story

July 27, 1996 was the day I was liberated. I closed on the sale of my HVAC business and I no longer had to roll out of bed at 5 AM to go to work. I was 52 years old and retired 7 years before my goal of being able to retire at 59. Christmas [...]