Thank you for the thoughtful reply. I appreciate the time you took to share you experience and recommendations.TSC CountryLine is made by King Kutter. They are a low cost solution, not high on the quality list.
You'll need to get something a bit stronger like https://heavyhitch.com products.
Back in the olden-golden days, pre-1988, tractor hardware was much more durable and built like tanks. Most of the time, overkill as tractors were more about the power and iron vs. the compactness and how rugged they look.Thank you for the thoughtful reply. I appreciate the time you took to share you experience and recommendations.
I have the HH ripper on order already and looking at their tooth bar too