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What is an alternative trailer hitch for the Re~Cycled bike trailer? This is the webpage of the trailer

The reason I don't like it is because it tends to spring open and closed. Maybe use a ball and rod like this? ball socket like some trailers use

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Check and search for bike trailers. There are many different ideas used to connect utility trailers. – Benzo Dec 31 '12 at 14:09
I have a web page full of trailer building links, some of them might be useful to you: – armb Jan 29 '13 at 13:57

Simplest answer would be to find a trailer that you like that sells the hitch as a spare part, and use that. For example

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