1. Gooseneck Coupler
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  6. 2-5/16 Inch Gooseneck Ball
Bulldog Gooseneck Coupler Base Assembly - Adjustable - Round - 2-5/16" Ball - 20,000 lbs

Bulldog Gooseneck Coupler Base Assembly - Adjustable - Round - 2-5/16" Ball - 20,000 lbs

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This adjustable base assembly is made of superior, high-strength steel for ultimate durability. Pair with outer tube for a secure, easy-to-use gooseneck coupler. Call 800-298-8924 to order Bulldog gooseneck coupler part number BD0287610300 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Bulldog products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Bulldog Gooseneck Coupler Base Assembly - Adjustable - Round - 2-5/16" Ball - 20,000 lbs. Gooseneck Coupler reviews from real customers.
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Bulldog Gooseneck Coupler - BD0287610300

  • Round Tube
  • Coupler with Inner Tube Only
  • Bulldog
  • 20000 lbs GTW
  • 2-5/16 Inch Gooseneck Ball
  • Manual Latch

This adjustable base assembly is made of superior, high-strength steel for ultimate durability. Pair with outer tube for a secure, easy-to-use gooseneck coupler.


Features:

  • Gooseneck coupler is strong, durable and easy to use
    • SAE compliant
  • Self-centering locking plate - engages even if you miss the ball by just over an inch
  • Superior, high-strength steel construction
  • Tight ball fit helps to reduce jarring and rattling
  • Easy-to-grip locking handle is accessible from any position
    • High-profile design makes it simple to use even when you're wearing work gloves
  • Easily adjustable design
  • Outer tube not included


Specs:

  • Ball: 2-5/16"
  • Retracted height: 27-1/5"
  • Tube outer diameter: 4"
  • Tube approximate inner diameter: 3-1/2"
  • Base measures 5" wide x 8" long
  • Range of adjustment: 8"
  • Capacity: 20,000 lbs
  • Limited 5-year warranty


0287610300 Bulldog Round, Adjustable-Base Gooseneck Coupler - 20,000 lbs




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Customer Reviews

Bulldog Gooseneck Coupler Base Assembly - Adjustable - Round - 2-5/16" Ball - 20,000 lbs - BD0287610300

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (43 Customer Reviews)

This adjustable base assembly is made of superior, high-strength steel for ultimate durability. Pair with outer tube for a secure, easy-to-use gooseneck coupler.

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Exactly what I expected with efficient service and time from ordering to arrival! 801283



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Excellent service. Ordered these items to restore an old gooseneck trailer. Did a complete restoration that included sand blasting, repaint, and upgrading to bulldog insert instead of the old style 4" ball and pin. Thanks etrailer! 784114



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The product looks just like the one I ordered and it is built strong and is everything I was hoping to order and more. Thank you for such a superior product. 749936



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Exactly what I needed I'm very well pleased got it a lot quicker than it said . 730845



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Nice, well built product. It came unpainted so be prepared to prep and paint. I scrubbed mine with acetone and a green scrub pad and painted with satin black paint/primer combo. A nice feature is the warning decals came installed with tape over them so can paint, remove the tape and be done. Also, this won’t be an issue for most but we have a homemade hitch receiver mounted on our KingCombo pin box for a bike rack so I had to trim an inch off the top of the tube. It’s 5/16” thick so it was a bit of a pain. I really like that it got rid of the 5th wheel hitch out of the bed of the truck. This item was installed on a 2017 Open Range 293RLS 5th wheel. 726560



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I have made orders with these folks i think about 5 times and will continue to do business with them. They are friendly and good quality at great prices. Thanks Mark 694241



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great customer service, it really makes a big difference 652681



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This item was out of stock when I ordered it and this company stayed on top of keeping me inform ed on getting it backorder. This company knows how to run a business, great job thanks Victor B. 615009



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Could be a little clearer on description of product. Could have been me but order was corrected promptly. 605156



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Hitch works as stated, Don't have to worry about jumping off the ball; very secure. Needs paint 558582



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Great quality and price. etrailer answered my questions i asked online the same day. Will be shopping here for all my trailer needs 519414



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Great Service ! You always have in stock what I ordered. The delivery time is also very prompt. The item description is exactly what you say it is. I will continue to use etrailer for all my farm and business needs.Thank you !! 519378



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Couldnt be more pleased with my coupler! Havent had any issues with it over the past year and i hook and unhook my trailer daily. 506350



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Excellent replacement for a 20 some year old gooseneck hitch. It self centers nicely and compensates for being up to about an inch off center. Locking mechanism works well and is very secure. 503044



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We didn’t want a conventional fifth wheel hitch dominating our pickup bed. This hitch was a perfect solution. We had the bed structure installed professionally and the extension went our 2018 Highland Open Range Lite within seconds. The ball release mechanism operates smoothly. Because you do need to manually flip the ball I recommend taking a plastic grocery sack to keep the lithium grease off of your hands...but this is a small trade off. Our Ram 2500 4x4 sits high so there was a little learning curve when hitching the two units. Great quality in machining and mechanisms. 502905



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Got product in good shape. Was exactly what I had ordered. Installation was no problem. 485935



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Excellent price and prompt delivery. Just needed a few parts to repair our gooseneck trailer and they had them and more. 448094



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This worked for a replacement of one that was on a gooseneck hay trailer. The one I replaced was homemade and didn't work the greatest. This one is great and only took a bit of retrofitting to make it work. They upgraded shipping for me at no extra charge. 408175



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Should work good for what I intend it for. Arrived quickly and I'm 100% satisfied with my purchase. 407903



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Fast delivery, Great price. Will be bac k.. 406795



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This product was just as described. It was a perfect replacement for the hitch on my trailer. Installation was a snap, delivery was quick and the part works flawlessly. I will use this company for any future trailer part needs I may have. 406701



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As always orders was processed, shipped. and delivered without any problems. Very timely. Thanks etrailer! 406339



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Fits like a glove. 388218



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I purchased a Bulldog Gooseneck Coupler to replace one on a new trailer I do not like. I also purchased LED tail lights for my Featherlite Cattle Trailer. I know I received the lowest price possible as the price on the coupler dropped and I sent an email concerning this. Etrailer staff quickly adjusted the price difference and refunded my credit card account. I have not installed the coupler yet as I am having it powder coated, but I test fitted it and it worked perfectly! I recommend to anyone to give etrailer.com a chance to earn your business!! 371913



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Happy with our gooseneck trailer hitch. 352988


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Ask the Experts about this Bulldog Gooseneck Coupler

  • Can Bulldog Gooseneck Coupler BD0287610300 be Rotated if Outer Tube Holes are on Front
    Actually it looks like your coupler uses set screws to stay in position and not a pin like # BD0287610300. So you would actually want the coupler to go in like normal, with the handle on the driver's side, so the set screws make contact with the solid metal and not slip into any of the holes. If those are set screws then I recommend using coupler # BD0287690300 which doesn't have any holes in it. If they are pins that go all the way through the tube and not set screws then you can...
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  • Replacement Gooseneck Coupler Recommendation for Setup that Uses 3.5 inch Inner Tube
    The only solution we'd have would be an all new outer and inner coupler like the Ram Gooseneck Couple part # GCSQ-25008 as we don't have anything that is designed for a 3-1/2 inch square inner tube. Everything we offer is for 4 inch square tube.
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  • Can a Hole be Drilled in Gooseneck Trailer Outer Tube to Install Adjustable Coupler
    You would need to contact the trailer manufacturer to see if you can safely use the trailer after drilling a hole for an adjustable coupler such as # BD0287610300. the outer tube would have to have one to use this type of coupler so provided there was a hole and the trailer manufacturer was fine with adding one then you could use it. The outer diameter of the coupler tube is 4 inches so the inner diameter of the outer tube needs to be slightly larger for it to fit. Another option,...
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  • Can A Hole Be Drilled In Trailer Gooseneck Coupler To Use Replacement Coupler Outer Tube
    You will need to contact the trailer manufacturer to see if there is a problem with drilling a hole for the pin in the tube on the trailer to use with the # BD0287610300 inner tube. This tube has a diameter of 4 inches so you want to make sure the outer tube you have can accommodate the tube. You may want to consider another option which is to remove your old coupler and use a new one like part # BD0289500300. This should be installed by a qualified welder.
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  • Tube Outer Diameter of the Bulldog Gooseneck Coupler # BD0287610300
    The outer diameter of the Bulldog Gooseneck Coupler tube, # BD0287610300, is 4 inches. The inner diameter of the outer tube on your trailer should be about 2 or 3 tenths larger than 4 inches, which may not be obvious when measuring with a tape measure or ruler. This coupler should work well with the outer tube on your trailer. If you want to be absolutely sure that it will fit, then you can measure the inner diameter of your outer tube again using dial calipers to verify that it is...
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  • What Is Diameter of Bulldog Gooseneck Coupler Base Assembly # BD0287610300
    I contacted our representative at Bulldog to inquire about the Bulldog Gooseneck Coupler Base Assembly, part # BD0287610300. He informed me that the total or outer diameter of part # BD0287610300 is 4 Inches, which is the industry standard. The inner diameter of the the tube is just over 3-1/2 Inches. I have linked an FAQ on couplers that you may find as a good reference.
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  • Hi-Rise Gooseneck to 5th Wheel Trailer Adapter Recommendation for Towing a 37 ft Travel Trailer
    I would recommend you install a Hi-Rise Gooseneck-to-5th-Wheel Trailer Hitch Adapter # 9480 in the bed of your truck if you have a B&W Turnover Ball, Hide-A-Goose by Draw-Tite or Reese Under-Bed by Bulldog. This will install into the gooseneck hitch of your vehicle like a gooseneck ball and will allow you to tow your fifth wheel trailer with truck that has a gooseneck hitch. I attached installation instructions for this product for you to check out also.
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  • Smallest Outer Diameter Gooseneck Coupler Inner Tube Availability
    It sounds like you are looking for an inner tube gooseneck coupler that is 3-7/8 inches in diameter. The smallest one we carry is 4 inches in diameter like the part # BD0287610300.
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  • Distance Between Mounting Holes of Bulldog Gooseneck Coupler BD0287610300
    I attached a picture that has the dimensions from the bottom pin hole of the Bulldog Coupler # BD0287610300 to the bottom of the coupler (10-1/2 inches) and also the distance between the holes.
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  • Replacement Inner Tube For Livestock Trailer
    The gooseneck inner tube couplers we offer are all designed to work with round 2-5/16 inch balls. The replacement tube you need would depend on the weight capacity you need. I have attached a link to our product page you can check out. Most of the couplers have a 4 inch diameter tube and include the pin assembly. You will want to measure the inside diameter of your outer tube on your gooseneck to make sure you choose the correct replacement inner tube.
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  • Replacement Inner Tube for Gooseneck Hitch in 2011 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 with 6-1/2-Foot Bed
    The linked page will show you both round and square gooseneck inner tubes. I measured two of the round tube parts, # BD0287610300 from Bulldog and part # BWGNC4250 from B&W, and both have an overall length of 28-1/4-inches and an outer diameter of 4-inches. Please let me know your gooseneck hitch brand, weight rating and tube shape. I will be glad to check all available items for one with your required length of more than 31-inches.
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  • Will Bulldog Gooseneck-to-5th-Wheel Coupler and Bulldog Gooseneck Coupler Fit Same Outer Tube
    Bulldog Gooseneck-to-5th-Wheel Trailer Coupler # BD0289640300 and Bulldog Gooseneck Coupler Base Assembly # BD0287610300 could be used in the same outer tube. The diameters and hole spacing are the same. But keep in mind that the distance from the lower most hole to the base on the gooseneck to 5th wheel coupler is less than on the regular gooseneck coupler.
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  • Gooseneck Trailer Coupler Inner Tube Only with 4 Inch Diameter
    The 4-1/2 inch diameter is correct. The gooseneck coupler # BD0287690300 is not designed to fit inside of another tube because it is meant to be welded directly to a trailer. So it was built with the 4-1/2 inch diameter all the way down. For a 20K inner tube only that does fit inside another tube and has a 4 inch diameter we have # BD0287610300 and # BD1289170300. We also have other capacities, each with a 4 inch diameter outer tube that I have linked for you. The only one in the list...
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  • How To Choose New Safety Chains, Breakaway, and Coupler for Gooseneck Trailer
    In order to choose the correct set of safety chains you will need to choose a set that has the length you need as well as the weight capacity which should exceed the weight of your trailer. The Safety Chain with Clevis Hook part # FCHA0050324 (2) is 42" long and would give you a 18,800 lb weight capacity. In regards to the weight of the trailer, this would be listed as gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) and is the amount that the trailer can weigh fully loaded. If you don't know the gross...
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  • Bulldog Inner Tube Gooseneck Coupler Availability that is 4 inches In Diameter
    Since you need a 4 inch diameter pipe the best option we have is the part # BD0287610300 as it has a 4 inch outer diameter whereas the # BD0287690300 that you referenced would be too wide at 4-1/2 inches. Or the part # CG would work too as it is 4 inch diameter and has no pin holes.
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  • Recommended 5th Wheel Rail Kit and Hitch for 2017 F-150 & Highland Ridge Open Range Light 5th Wheel
    The 2018 Highland Ridge Open Range Light lf318rls has a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of 9,995 lbs and an unloaded weight of 7,895 lbs. According to Ford, your 2017 F-150 Ecoboost 3.5L Supercrew 4x4 has a towing capacity of 10,200 lbs. So, you won't have any problem towing this 5th wheel trailer. For your 2017 F-150, I recommend the Reese Quick-Install Custom Base Rails and Installation Kit for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches # RP50087-58 which is a custom fit for your vehicle. Then...
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  • Recommended Replacement Coupler for Gooseneck Trailer Currently Compatible with 2 Inch Ball
    There is not a 2 inch hitch ball option for a factory gooseneck system. My recommendation is to change your coupler to a 2-5/16 inch coupler for compatibility that has the towing capacity your trailer requires. We have both round inner tube couplers like # BD0287610300 and square couplers like # BD1289210300. We even have offset couplers like # BWTEXA4200 to give increased turning clearance and shock absorbing couplers like # 325-GH-7061. I've attached a link to the page for all your...
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