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A-Frame Trailer Coupler - Thumb Latch - Black - 2-5/16" Ball - Weld On - 14,000 lbs

A-Frame Trailer Coupler - Thumb Latch - Black - 2-5/16" Ball - Weld On - 14,000 lbs

Item # CA-5400-B
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A-frame coupler features a thumb latch for safe, easy hookup. Simply push latch down and slide forward or back to open or close ball socket. Black powder coat finish provides durability and rust resistance. 1-800-940-8924 to order etrailer a-frame trailer coupler part number CA-5400-B or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all etrailer products. Great prices and Fastest Shipping for A-Frame Trailer Coupler - Thumb Latch - Black - 2-5/16" Ball - Weld On - 14,000 lbs. A-Frame Trailer Coupler reviews from real customers.
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etrailer A-Frame Trailer Coupler - CA-5400-B

  • 2-5/16 Inch Ball Coupler
  • Weld-On
  • 14000 lbs GTW
  • Standard Coupler
  • etrailer
  • Thumb Latch

A-frame coupler features a thumb latch for safe, easy hookup. Simply push latch down and slide forward or back to open or close ball socket. Black powder coat finish provides durability and rust resistance.


Features:

  • 50-Degree A-frame coupler lets you hook up your trailer to your tow vehicle
    • Provides connection point for hitch ball
  • Thumb latch makes it easy to clamp around ball
    • Push latch down and slide it back toward the trailer to open the ball socket
    • Push latch down and slide it forward to close
  • Sturdy steel construction
  • Black powder coat finish provides corrosion resistance
  • Built-in jack-attachment point allows for quick, easy mounting of round utility jack
  • SAE J684 certified
  • Weld-on installation


Specs:

  • Ball size: 2-5/16"
  • Jack hole diameter: 2-1/4"
  • Overall dimensions: 12-7/8" long x 10-7/8" wide
  • Pin hole diameter: 5/16"
    • Minimum span needed for pin or pin lock: 7/8"
  • Weight capacity: 14,000 lbs
  • 1-Year warranty


CA-5400-B Ram A-Frame Trailer Coupler - Thumb Latch - 2-5/16" Ball - Black - 14,000 lbs





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A-Frame Trailer Coupler - Thumb Latch - Black - 2-5/16" Ball - Weld On - 14,000 lbs - CA-5400-B

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (99 Customer Reviews)

A-frame coupler features a thumb latch for safe, easy hookup. Simply push latch down and slide forward or back to open or close ball socket. Black powder coat finish provides durability and rust resistance.

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Item just as described. Perfect fit. The ONLY part bad on my old coupler was the spring that held the latch down. It would have been great IF someone offered a replacement spring for this BUT it is a welded unit and very hard to remove ANY moving parts. The coupler I ordered was perfect!



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Th coupler was installed, and as far as I know, we have not had any issues with this product. The trailer is used regularly to haul steel for our structural steel fabrication shop. Thank you for your excellent service. We buy all of our equipment & trailer products from eTrailer.com.



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Package arrived pretty beat up but the coupler was in perfect condition. ( except for the made in china )
Looks like it will work well for what I need. 2 5/16 ball and rated for 14k lbs.
haven’t had it installed yet so 4 stars for now.



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Other than being 1 week late because someone dropped the ball . Coupler looks good .



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As described. Looks good to go.



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Works great replaced old tunge when you would load something it would pop off the ball of hitch.



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Excellent product! looking forward to having it installed.



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Website easy to use. Found exactly what I needed. Very fair price. I needed the coupler soon so I used 3 day shipping. Came when scheduled. Was correct piece. I could not find this piece in my town. One of the trailer repair shops told me about the website. Will definitely use again when I need something for my trailers. Don’t have a picture but it looks like it did when the trailer was new.

Tim

3/3/2021

Still great. Would recommend



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Good service.



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Exact replacement for my 10,000 lb (gross trailer weight) enclosed cargo trailer. I had a professional welder install it, loaded the trailer to 10k, and pulled it 2,000 miles. Works and looks as expected.



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Just purchased this coupler for the lowbed I am getting ready to rebuild. Like the look and the price of the coupler. Can't wait to cut away the mess the prior owner welded on. figuring the new coupler, jack, safety chains and wiring coupler box will make this a nice complete lowbed trailer to fill my needs for moving my 4x4 Cub Cadet tractor around for working on our properties.



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Arrived when scheduled have not Installed yet. Matching ball size to my other trailers.

Lloyd M.

5/31/2019

It works very well. Replaced a 2 side hinge so now I have all 2-5/16 ball hitches.



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We are very happy with our purchase and loving working with etrailer! The prices are great and items come quickly. Everyone at etrailer is always so helpful. We always get the small town feel when ordering from them. The coupler we ordered is exactly what was needed for our snowmobile trailer. Thanks!



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Everything I expected from etrailer A quality hitch



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Great products, prices and shipping! Chains & tongue that had to be repaced are holding up great!



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Much heavier than the original that came on my Airstream. Quality product



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From what I can tell this seems to be a quality product. Would do business with etrailer.com again.
Also fast shipping!



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I looked in a lot of places on the web for this product and found it at etrailer for a good price on both the product and shipping.



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Excellent service and speedy delivery. interior packaging(box) of one item was damaged, but no damage to the product. Will look to order all my trailer needs in the future with these folks!



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etrailer is a great site, easy to use, everything came in a reasonable time and in one piece. The prices are very reasonable and I love the free shipping.



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+bought to replace a damaged coupler,
seems to be good quality at a good price. even with shipping was 1/2 the price of one from the local fleet store- very good value- prompt shipping excellent place to do business with.



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Awesome product. Awesome price. Excellent fit. I like the ball lock release style. Easy to use.



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Looks nice , still in box , never installed sold trailer



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May have given a higher score if not for the fact that it came with quite a few scratches, scrapes, and scuffs. Looked like it had been rattling around with other metal parts. So I had to repaint it. And I don't like to paint.



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The A frame coupler worked great etrailer always goes over and beyond to help out Thanks


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