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Star Performance Hitches

Star Hitches can be customized to fit all trailers.

Star Performance Hitches

In my opinion it is a smoother ride than an air ride."

Travis Jones,
Service Manager,
Uncle Bob's Trailers

About Star Performance Hitch

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Star Performance Hitches:

✓ Lengthen The Life Of Your Trailer And Vehicle
✓ Make The Smoothest Possible Ride For Your Cargo
✓ Reduce Stress And Fatigue At The Hitch Joint
✓ Absorb Bounces And Jerks Due To Road Travel
✓ Are Engineered With Safety In Mind

The rough ride showed the need for a better hitch, but it was a glider rocker back home in the living room that gave the inspiration for how to create it. Two neighboring farm raised boys, Jeremy and Justin Handel, took the inventor’s concept and cardboard model and built the first working prototype in their on farm shop. The working prototype they built led to the development of the Star Performance Hitch products of today. Star Performance 10A Cushion Coupler


What makes the Star Performance Hitches work is an internal swing arm assembly that uses the opposing forces of gravity. The double arm assembly swings up and down like a pendulum with the force of motion. The pin weight of the trailer re-centers to the bottom the same way your body weight takes you to the bottom of the glider rocking chair.

If you are pulling a 20,000 pound load that has a 5,000 pin weight (down force at the hitch point) there is a point climbing the hill where 5,000 pounds down is a greater force than 20,000 going up. The law of gravity is what makes the hitch work. The Star Performance Hitch is in a product class called cushion couplers with air ride, rubber bumper, springs, shock absorbers, etc. The Star Performance Hitch in truth doesn’t “cushion” the road shock, but uses gravity to eliminate it. The hitch creates a two-directional motion that eliminates the shock and stress on the towing vehicle, the trailer and the cargo. The absence of air lines, compressors, springs, shock absorbers, etc. makes the Star Performance Hitch almost totally maintenance free. We use four hardened steel pins inside of four hardened still caps. With the hardened steel and occasional lubrication, you get minimal wear factor, not unlike the wear on your 2 5/16” ball.

The Star Performance Hitch Series' unique and patented design incorporates everything you could dream of into the ultimate hitch. Because of this unique design, Star Performance Hitches isolate, absorb, and dissipate excess vibrations, jerks, and bounces, protecting your precious load! This in turn puts a much lower demand on the structure of your trailer and vehicle, extending the life and reducing maintenance costs!

Unique & Patented Design

Our unique design, isolates, absorbs, and dissipates excess vibrations, jerks, and bounces, protecting your precious load!

There is lower demand on the structure of your trailer and vehicle which extends their life and reduces maintenance costs!

Customer Satisfaction Guaranteed

Buy a Star Hitch and if you are not happy with the way it works, return it within 30 days of purchase and we will refund the cost of the hitch.

In fairness, plan on parting with your money because once you use the Star Performance Hitch, you won't want to give it up.

Star Performance Hitch

"Everybody Needs One Of Those Star Hitches.
You Shouldn't Be Hauling A $10,000 Horse With A 10 Cent Hitch!"

~ Tom, from Gillette, Wyoming who called in to the Live With Jim Thompson Show.


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P.O. Box 576, Belle Fourche, SD 57717 - FAX: 605-645-2193