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I just picked up a brand new 2017 Kodiak. I'm happy. But, the hitch doesn't seem all that robust. This machine will be used for farm work, and hunting. I expect I'll be pulling up to around the limits of the machine periodically. Does anyone have recommendations for an aftermarket hitch?

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I agree with Nomad, while these machines will do a lot of work there is a limit to what they will pull and they really were not designed to pull very much.
 

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I just picked up a brand new 2017 Kodiak. I'm happy. But, the hitch doesn't seem all that robust. This machine will be used for farm work, and hunting. I expect I'll be pulling up to around the limits of the machine periodically. Does anyone have recommendations for an aftermarket hitch?

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Blisterflap
You can always purchase the hitch that comes on the Kodiak SE, that's a easy upgrade
 

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you're right, the factory hitch doesn't look all that "robust", however, the limiting factor for towing with the Kodiak is not the hitch. it is the quad itself, simply because of diminished tongue weight capacity. i tow 1000-1200lbs regularly with no problem...if, and only if i load my trailer correctly with VERY little tongue weight. Nomad hit the nail on the head. the supplied factory receiver on the eps or se will handle anything within the limitations of the Kodiak itself. imo, any upgrades to the receiver would be for aesthetics only.
 
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