Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler w/ High-Profile Latch - 2" Ball - A-Frame - 7,000 lbs

Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler w/ High-Profile Latch - 2" Ball - A-Frame - 7,000 lbs

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Heavy-duty coupler has a high-profile latch and hinged ball socket that offers a tight fit with visual indication of proper closure around the ball - all to ensure quick, easy and secure hookup. Call 800-298-8924 to order Bulldog a-frame trailer coupler part number BD028386 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Bulldog products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler w/ High-Profile Latch - 2" Ball - A-Frame - 7,000 lbs. A-Frame Trailer Coupler reviews from real customers.
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Bulldog A-Frame Trailer Coupler - BD028386

  • 2 Inch Ball Coupler
  • Weld-On
  • 7000 lbs GTW
  • Standard Coupler
  • Bulldog
  • Flip Latch

Heavy-duty coupler has a high-profile latch and hinged ball socket that offers a tight fit with visual indication of proper closure around the ball - all to ensure quick, easy and secure hookup.


Features:

  • Heavy-duty coupler is ideal for utility, livestock, cargo and construction trailers
  • Collar-Lok design offers automatic, continuously tight fit for absolute security
  • Hinged ball socket makes hookup a snap
  • High-strength steel is durable
  • Built-in jack-attachment point allows for quick, easy mounting of round utility jack
  • Visual indication of proper closure provides additional peace of mind
  • A-frame design mounts to 50-degree trailer tongue
  • High-profile latch for ease of use


Specs:

  • Application: 50-degree A-frame
  • Ball size: 2"
  • Length: 16"
  • Hole diameter for jack: 2-1/4"
  • Capacity: 7,000 lbs
  • Limited 5-year warranty


028386 Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler, A-Frame Tongue Mount, High Profile Latch, 7,000 lbs - 3B8H






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Video Transcript for Bulldog A-Frame Trailer Coupler - Standard Coupler - BD028386 Review

Today were going to take a quick look at the Bulldog collar lock Coupler with high profile latch part number bd028386. Now Bulldog covers this coupler with a limited five year warranty. It has a gross trailer capacity of 7,000 pounds. Its designed to be used with two inch trailer balls and 50 degree A-frame trailers. It also has the standard configuration for mounting a jack and a large center hole for the body of the jack as well as three slotted holes for the hardware to secure it. Now this is a weld on coupler so youll just weld along the edges of the coupler to secure it to your trailers frame.

Now were going to over the latching mechanism and show you how it works. Theres a pin in the latch that keeps it from being opened unintentionally. Youll need to remove this pin in order to open the coupler. You can also replace the pin with a coupler lock that prevents the latch from opening again securing your trailer when traveling down the road but it also helps protect against theft when storing your trailer for the winter. So first well remove this pin so we can operate our coupler.

As we pull this latch open its going to pull back on our linkage sliding the collar back and then the hinge jaw on the coupler head will open up. The jaws spring loaded so its going to come open automatically and it provides a shoulder for the collar to rest against so that it wont close. To close it well hold the collar back, close the jaw and let the collar slide forward. Now weve got with us a two inch trailer ball so that we can show how it works with an actual ball. Again well pull the latch back and the jaw pops open.

We can then fit our ball into the socket. Well hold our collar back, close the hinge and let the collar slide forward onto the jaw. Now our ball is secure and completely captive but its got enough movement that the trailer will track smoothly behind the tow vehicle. Well pull our jaw open, our balls release and our trailers unhooked. Thats it for a quick look at the Bulldog collar lock Coupler with high profile latch part number bd028386..


Customer Reviews

Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler w/ High-Profile Latch - 2" Ball - A-Frame - 7,000 lbs - BD028386

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (273 Customer Reviews)

Heavy-duty coupler has a high-profile latch and hinged ball socket that offers a tight fit with visual indication of proper closure around the ball - all to ensure quick, easy and secure hookup.

- BD028386
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Excellent product and fast shipping. Product exactly as advertised. A-frame hitch and jack very good quality. Great to have sites of this quality on the internet!!! 228832



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The coupler was received filthy dirty, with huge runs in the paint, rust spots, and chips down to bare metal. A young child could have done a better job painting it. In addition, the holes for the trailer jack are poorly punched. 339423



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Fits almost perfectly have had bulldog brand before they are really great couplers and easy to operate. Tried to buy off brand was out of stock till whenever they sent more. So went back to my trusted in stock brand paid 10 dollars more and happy I did so much for saving a dollar. etrailer was great they contacted me right away when problem with order I called them the put my order together quickly and I got it within 2 days. All in all great experience. 657649



- BD028386
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Fits almost perfectly have had bulldog brand before they are really great couples and easy to operate. Tried to buy off brand was out of stock till whenever they sent more. So went back to my trusted in stock brand paid 10 dollars more and happy I did so much for saving a dollar. E trailer was great they contacted me right away when problem with order I called them the put my order together quickly and I got it within 2 days. All in all great experience. 657648



- BD028386
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First off the lady I ordered my 7000 lbs bull dog hitch from was sharp as a razor to talk to, she dialed in the product I was looking for in seconds! kaylyn was beyond professional,then she told me I would have my bulldog in about a week. I received it in two days. How can you beat that??, If I ever need anything for my trailers again I will always go to etrailer .com. Thank you Zillanz Falcon,, Colorado Springs 637935



- BD028386
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After a couple of hiccups on shipping due to back orders and then the weather the Bulldog coupler arrived and was good as I had expected. I think this is the 5th Bulldog coupler that I’ve ordered from e-trailer. 628300



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Website was easy to navigate, order was filled fast. 485516



- BD028386
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Excellent looking product and fast delivery. Just need to get it welded on. 457972



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product was as expected, delivery much faster than expected 327090



- BD028386
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Nice welded right up to trailer. Works great. 284105



- BD028386
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Retro fitting a 1958 Airstream 22' Caravanner and this coupler is absolutely superior. 148323



- BD028386
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My customer was satisfied.... Super fast shipping!!!! 57920



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Good product and delivery! 28772



- BD028386
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build really turf 27006



- BD028463
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Very pleased with item shipping Great and Stacey A very helpful Thanks 501173



- BD028585
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Quality product as I thought it would be. First time order from etrailer, timely shipping. 310432


Comments

Still very pleased.

Hasty - 10/26/2017

29955

- BD028499
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Best coupler ever - well worth the slightly higher cost. Very easy to operate and slightly more tolerant of misalignment with the ball when hitching up. I keep a plastic deadblow hammer handy to operate it. Way more secure attachment then the cheap Mau coupler that came with trailer which came uncoupled by itself. 310645



- BD028499
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Works great. Welded it on and was ready to go. Have ordered from etrailer before, and just like every time before my parts arrived very promptly and have never had any complaints with service. Will definitely be using etrailer again. 265563



- BD028657
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


I changed out the conventional ball hitch on a dump trailer to a bulldog style hitch. There were issues ensuring the original hitch was on the ball correctly. The Bulldog hitch will eliminate that potential problem. Installation was easy. Took about 10 minutes to get the old hitch off and the new one on. The only improvement that I would suggest is to have the lever to retract the collar as the lighter Bulldog hitches do. This one simply has a sliding collar that must be forced back by hand. I always use my foot on the hitches with the lever. But this is a Bulldog issue and not an etrailer issue. etrailer service was outstanding. 469915


Comments

Still outstanding after a year

Krumdriller - 01/25/2019

48855

- BD028499
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


This is exactly what I was looking for. This is a very good heavy coupler. It is replacing a 5K surge brake toledo bulldog coupler on a trailer I have beefed up with 600# of steel to the 10K level. To save $$$ and maintenance issues I am going to electric brakes after I decide on current axles or not. Very speedy shipping: I did not expect to see it untill 16 July 12. I have ordered from you several times and you have always exceeded my service expectations and your prices are very competitive. 47860



- BD028463
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Easiest hook up there is. The first time I bought one of these connectors I was in Texas. They are easy to find out there. Well I have a problem with my tow vehicle. It has a spare tire hanging right on top of my receiver ball. The connector that came with the trailer required about 6+" of space between the ball and the tire, which I did not have, I could lengthen the ball out which I definately wanted to avoid. This connector was the answer to my situation. I went up north last weekend to visit my son and when I got back this connector was setting on my front porch, this was about 4:30 PM. Before I went to bed it was installed on my trailer, after I cut the existing one off ofcourse. This connector connects up like a dream, it's self centering, has no adjustments, so you do not have to worry if it is too tight or too loose and may come apart. I modified the toung on my last trailer also and used this same connector, it's neat, sweet and compleat. I may be in the market for a load leveler kit. 337



- BD028657
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Great site. This is the second time that I have purchased items from etrailer. Your web page is easy to use and I like the product videos. The trailer couplerI bought was very good and fit properly. 380099



- BD028381
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


The couplers (3) are of excellent quality. Ordering was very simple by telephone. All questions were answered. Shipping was immediate and the product arrived in an unmolested box which surprised me due to the weight. I expected the box to be dented and the corners smashed. Tracking of shipments was important to me. Couplers will be installed on a rather unique vehicle. Each of the three cars of this miniture train will receive the new couplers. 109607



- BD028287
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Replacement for worn out receiver on old trailer. Wish Bulldog were made in the USA, not Mexico. But, the others are made in China, which is even worse. 92372


Comments

No problems. Remember to keep a hand on the lever when squeezing shut and let the slide close gradually so you dont pinch your other hand. I keep mine lubed with bicycle chain lube with Teflon. Also, i always grease the ball. Yes, that is messy but the metal-to-metal squealing is prevented and your coupler will last forever.

Art o - 01/28/2015

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- BD028383
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


I bought this old really cheap to rebuild. One of the parts that had to be replaced was the hitch, I towed it home with my fingers crossed. I googled trailer hitch, trailer and etrailer was one of the sites that was suggested. I had to find a hitch that fit the 3 1/2" pipe that was the tongue, voila there it was to my amazement. I ordered it right then, 4 days later it was delivered yesterday. Today I mounted it, it was an easy installation and I am really pleased with the hitch and install. My fears of losing a trailer are now history, tomorrow it gets tested with 1 1/2 yards of gravel for the slab for my new. shop 663229



- BD028287
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Excellent Coupler with low price. I replaced the older Bulldog hitch with this one. The channels made it easy to weld it onto 3" channel iron. I prefer the low profile style, instead of the high profile model. I also purchased a lock from etrailer.com that goes through the hitch, replacing the normal clip that it comes with ( pn 28012). They also shipped me a 2" receiver hitch lock ( pn 7683) for my truck, and they keyed the two locks to the same key. 191173



- BD028463
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Was exactly what we ordered and what we needed it was delivered in a very timely manner! 726229



- BD028287
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Great product to replace your old trailer hitch. Well made and heavy built. Will definitely get the job done. 725792



- BD028243
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Worked perfect thanks 721959



- BD028242
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Instant, reliable and on-time service. The easiest website to navigate I have seen in 5 years. 719895



- BD028444
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


All Bulldog products are amazing. 705562



- BD028287
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Received my order in 2 days! Hitch Bulldog coupler fit great! Very happy customer! 703975



- BD028462
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Works well for the trailer that was bui lt. 703513



- BD028584
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Ordered multiple parts everything fit together perfectly. Overall from ordering to shipping was a great experience. Thanks etrailer 698589



- BD028287
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Appears to be direct replacement for the boogered up unit on trailer. Not yet installed. 690428



- BD028287
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Great replacement for the one I broke. 682310



- BD028387
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Outstanding piece of equipment. 681343



- BD028288
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Delivered on time at a fair price. 676726



- BD028461
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Great products at a great price-Thank you. Quick shipment! 676660



- BD028657
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


fast delivery and good quality 667805



- BD028442
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Products are as advertised. Metal and castings are good quality. Units handled prep and welding nicely. Only two minor points of annoyance. One of the spring retainers arrived broken at the clip end. A spot of delicate mig welding re-assembled it. The paint on all four units was thick enough to inhibit both the lock pin holes and the ball cup pivot actions. A bit of rat tail file work and some oil rectified both. 666248



- BD028387
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


I have always liked the Bulldog hitch for its simplicity and strength. Etrailer was prompt with delivery and reasonable with the price. 665898



- BD028287
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Exactly what i needed, fit great and locks onto ball very tight. 662530



- BD028585
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


It take a bit of getting used to, but you can certainly tell this is a best in class hitch. I pulled my 2006 crew cab longbed 7500 lbs. truck across the country on my PJ car hauler... Once at new home I used trailer\hitch to haul 4klbs. - 5klbs. of fence material - no worries... 659720



- BD028390
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


We ordered this on 5/27 and installed it on a burial vault trailer. Two weeks later, the pin holding the collar together fell out while in transit. 659505


Comments

Was the snapper pin secured correctly? The only way I could see this happening is if the bail wasnt secured over the snapper pin and it wasnt closed.

-- Mike L - 06/19/2019

56855

- BD028287
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


I recently sold a dump trailer that had a Bulldog 2 inch hitch on it. The new dump trailer I purchased is smaller but has a Chinese 2 5/16" hitch for some reason. I really like the Bulldog style and since everything else I have is 2", I purchased this to replace the one that came on it. As a self employed mechanic I have recommended my customer's use etrailer for supplies I use for them. They and I have always had a pleasant experience. Thank you! 656327



- BD028584
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Good quality hitch. 655865



- BD028242
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Exactly what I needed for an old farm wagon that had a broken hitch. High quality and VERY tough. 653017



- BD028463
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Strong product on time deliver good service thanks...and thanks for you help too.. fo 637477



- BD028499
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Review from a similar Bulldog Collar-Lok in A-Frame Trailer Coupler


Fast shipping wonderful website needed a new tounge great product easy to install 629398


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  • Is There A Bolt-On Collar Lock Style Coupler For 5,000-7,000 lb Application?
  • The only bolt on couplers we have meeting or exceeding the 5,000- 7,000 lb weight capacity are the Demco A-Frame Trailer Coupler w/ Jack Hole - eZ-Latch - Black - 2" Ball - Bolt On - 10K # DM14793-81 or similiar in different ball size or color. We also have the Bulldog Heavy-Duty Cast Head Coupler w/ Wedge Latch - 2-5/16" Ball - A-Frame - 15,000 lbs # BD44150WH301. Unfortunately we don't have any collar lock style couplers that aren't weld on
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  • Can the Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler Be Used With An Anderson Weight Distribution Hitch
  • There is no reason that you should not be able to use the Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler part # BD028386 with your Anderson Weight Distribution Hitch. I am not very familiar with the Anderson Weight Distribution Hitch as this is not a product we offer but I did some research on it and do not see anything that would negate use with the Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler.
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  • How To Couple and Uncouple a Bulldog Style Trailer Coupler
  • I have attached for you a photo that shows the proper sequence to couple and uncouple a Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler like the part # BD028386. To summarize, see below: To Couple: 1) Block trailer wheels. 2) Align hitch ball beneath coupler. 3) If the coupler is closed, open it by removing the pin in the latch and lifting the latch. Be sure the coupler cap is open and holds the collar back. 4) Lower the trailer onto the hitch ball. 5) Visually check that the hitch ball is fully seated...
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  • Can Bulldog Collar -Lok Couplers be Locked While Towing the Trailer
  • Towing coupler locks, as they are called, are not as common as they used to be. We have numerous coupler locks but none that will work with coupler # BD028386 while the trailer is being towed. What you could do is use a latch lock such as # e98888 so that the latch cannot be opened and thus the trailer cannot be uncoupled from the ball.
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  • Replacement Latch for Bulldog 7k A-Frame Collar-Lok Trailer Coupler
  • To replace the latch on coupler # BD028386 you will need Bulldog High-Profile Latch Repair Kit, # BD024200. It comes with the high-profile latch handle, spring, latch wire, latch pin, push nut and cotter pin.
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