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Demco Trailer Coupler - Adjustable Channel Mount - eZ-Latch - Zinc - 2" Ball - 10,000 lbs

Demco Trailer Coupler - Adjustable Channel Mount - eZ-Latch - Zinc - 2" Ball - 10,000 lbs

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Ball coupler is made of sturdy steel and plated with zinc for corrosion resistance. eZ-Latch ensures fast, easy, secure hookup and disconnect. Adjustable channel bracket and mounting hardware sold separately. Call 800-298-1624 to order Demco adjustable trailer coupler part number DM12688-95 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Demco products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Demco Trailer Coupler - Adjustable Channel Mount - eZ-Latch - Zinc - 2" Ball - 10,000 lbs. Adjustable Trailer Coupler reviews from real customers.
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Demco Adjustable Trailer Coupler - DM12688-95

  • 2 Inch Ball Coupler
  • Coupler Only
  • 10000 lbs GTW
  • Trigger Latch
  • Demco

Ball coupler is made of sturdy steel and plated with zinc for corrosion resistance. eZ-Latch ensures fast, easy, secure hookup and disconnect. Adjustable channel bracket and mounting hardware sold separately.


Features:

  • Ball coupler lets you hook up your trailer to your tow vehicle
    • Provides connection point for hitch ball
  • eZ-Latch mechanism ensures simple, secure hookup and disconnect
    • Lets you hook up when latch is in closed position - just drop coupler over hitch ball and latch will snap into place
  • Adjustable channel mount lets you change coupler's height depending on application
    • Channel bracket and mounting hardware sold separately
  • Heavy-duty steel construction
  • Zinc plating offers corrosion resistance
    • 200-Hour salt spray rating
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: 3" wide channel bracket
  • Ball size: 2"
  • Weight capacity: 10,000 lbs
  • 1-Year warranty


eZ-Latch Coupler

This coupler features a simple-to-use latching mechanism known as the eZ-Latch. With this mechanism, hooking up is as easy as dropping the coupler over your trailer hitch ball. The latch does not need to be tugged or manually activated to allow the ball into the coupler socket, nor does it have to be secured in place. Just make sure that the coupler is properly lined up with the ball when you lower it, and the rest is automatic.


Demco eZ-Latch in Use


12688-95 Demco Trailer Coupler with Easy Latch for Adjustable Channel Bracket - Zinc Plated - 2" Ball - 10,000 lbs




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Demco Trailer Coupler - Adjustable Channel Mount - eZ-Latch - Zinc - 2" Ball - 10,000 lbs - DM12688-95

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (255 Customer Reviews)

Ball coupler is made of sturdy steel and plated with zinc for corrosion resistance. eZ-Latch ensures fast, easy, secure hookup and disconnect. Adjustable channel bracket and mounting hardware sold separately.

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I decided I wanted to renew my Dad's old trailer. Starting with a trailer coupler upgrade to the adjustable "eZ-Latch". Thanks to etrailer it was an easy, convenient one stop shop and I couldn't be more pleased with the products and service. When it comes time to do the running gear and tires, etrailer will be my source. Thank you!



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Nice piece, very well made. Its just as advertised and simple to latch the coupler onto the ball. My trailer came with a pintle hitch and I hated the slop, this is tight, quiet and rated for 10K.


Comments
Works great, well made
Michael R - 10/05/2019



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We ordered the Demco Trailer Coupler from etrailer.com and it was exactly what we needed. Order came promptly and it fit perfectly - also, good quality coupler for the price! Happy with our purchase!



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Purchased item matched what was advertised. Good quality. Received on time too. Great customer service too, thanks George!


Comments
Works great! No rust. Complete confidence hauling my towable air compressor. Much nicer than the pintle hitch once connected.
John - 08/10/2019



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Great coupler for our container chassis. We just purchased our second one. etrailer.com shipped the item on the same day. Great communication too.



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delivered promptly. great quality hitch!



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Fantastic product and unsurpassed customer service. Kirstin D. attended to my order and shipped it fast. Watch the video in these hitches and you'll want one, very easy one man hookup.



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Hooking up to new coupler is so easy. Doesn't matter if it has dropped or not it still locks on. Great coupler doubt I will ever have any trouble with it



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works good, no problems with it.



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Great product. Arrived quickly.



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Great



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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


The coupler came quickly and fit perfectly. So much better than the original. I will make sure all my trailer business will go to etrailer.


Comments
It continues to perform like it was new. I will never have a trailer without one!
JOE E - 01/24/2022


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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


I love Demco Couplers, they are so easy to use and so well constructed. I have been changing the couplers on all of my equipment to Demco. etrailer is the is by far the best place to get them, along with numerous other items like trailer jacks, lights, hitches, etc. Great customer service, fast shipping, great prices, what more could you ask?



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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


Trailer coupler was easy to install, fits over tow ball and locks with ease. I’ve ordered other trailer parts from E Trailer and they always have shipped quickly and parts have always been what’s specified on their website. And their videos are very helpful when ordering parts. I highly recommend ordering parts from this company.



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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


Awesome coupler. You cannot forget to lick in your hitch ball with this. It automatically locks in place when you drop it on the ball and the flip latch is easy to release the ball when unhooking. There is a reason Airstream has this on all their new travel trailers



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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


This item was on backorder, but they kept me up to date on the status and once etrailer received the item it was shipped immediately, along with a proper tracking number. I have made other purchases and etrailer has a great selection and customer service. This new ball couple is far superior in function compared to my old one-great addition to my trailer.



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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


This is by far the best ball hitch I have ever used. It makes hooking up and unhooking a breeze.



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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


This is the best hitch on the market! I've changed over all 4 of my trailers to this hitch. Simple hook/unhook, releases off the ball smooth, no pins to mess with. The included steel bracket (product #DM6125-81) is super heavy duty & so is the hitch itself, plenty heavy for any 2 5/16" trailer. I hacked off my existing hitches w a cutoff saw, welded a plate then the bracket and did each of my trailers , w paint, in less than an hour.



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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


this was an effective solution to a bent trailer coupler and twisted frame. i did add welds and a piece of channel to the frame before i bolted it down. 4 stars because i had to hunt around for a lock long enough to go thru the hole in the front. definitely recommend if you have a difficult repair on a trailer coupler.



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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


Installed this AWESOME hitch on my 20 ft equipment trailer after I upgraded to 8k axles. This hitch is a beast. I love the no touch when hooking up. Just lower the trailer down and it makes a positive lock sound. I welded the hitch to a 1/2 inch thick plate. Welded the plate onto the trailer and used my own gussets instead of the supplied ones. You won’t go wrong with this hitch!


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