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Curt Base Rail Lock for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 1/2" Diameter Pin

Curt Base Rail Lock for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 1/2" Diameter Pin

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Secure your 5th-wheel trailer hitch to standard base rails with this bent-pin-style lock. Just replace one of the pins on your hitch with the 1/2" diameter lock for added security. Steel pin with powder coated aluminum housing. Includes 2 keys. Call 800-298-8924 to order Curt hitch locks part number C23256 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Curt products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Curt Base Rail Lock for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 1/2" Diameter Pin. Hitch Locks reviews from real customers.
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Curt Hitch Locks - C23256

  • Fits 5th Wheel Hitch
  • Standard Pin Lock
  • Curt
  • Keyed Unique
  • Steel
  • 2-3/4 Inch Span
  • Bent Pin

Secure your 5th-wheel trailer hitch to standard base rails with this bent-pin-style lock. Just replace one of the pins on your hitch with the 1/2" diameter lock for added security. Steel pin with powder coated aluminum housing. Includes 2 keys.


Features:

  • Bent-pin-style lock secures your 5th-wheel trailer hitch to the standard base rails in your truck bed
    • Use in place of pin and clip on one of the hitch legs or one of the tabs on your 5th-wheel slider
  • Top-mounted lock cylinder is easy to access and operates with just 1/8 turn
  • Extra-long steel pin is strong and durable
  • Aluminum housing with black powder coat finish resists corrosion
    • Conceals part of the pin to deter theft
  • Weather-resistant dust cap keeps cylinder free from water and debris
  • 2 Keys included


Specs:

  • Usable length: 2-3/4"
  • Pin diameter: 1/2"
  • Limited 1-year warranty


23256 Curt Fifth Wheel Standard Rail Lock




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Video of Curt Base Rail Lock for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 1/2" Diameter Pin

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Video Transcript for Curt Hitch Locks - Standard Pin Lock - C23256 Review

Speaker 1: Today we're going to take a look at this Curt half-inch base rail locking pin for 5th wheel trailer hitches. Now this is a bent pin-style lock which will secure your 5th wheel trailer hitch to your standard base rails in your truck bed, and basically you'll use this in place of the normal pinning clip on one of your hitch legs or one of the tabs on your 5th-wheel slider. The top-mounted lock cylinder here, it's easy to access and operates just with an eighth of a turn. Turn the key and eighth of a turn and it'll unlock it. Then you don't need the key in it to lock it back. You can just push it on and it'll lock into place.Has an extra-long steel pin which is very strong and durable.

The housing on this is an aluminum housing, has a nice black powder coat finish to resist corrosion. And if you notice right down here, it conceals part of the pin to prevent any theft. Does have this weather-resistant dust cover over, keeps the lock cylinder free from water and debris, and it does come with the two keys.A few specs on this. The usable length, which would be the measurement from where it bends here to the very lock itself, you'll be looking right about 2-3/4 inches for the usable length, and the pin diameter is a half inch in diameter. So what I just want to show you now, here's your normal pinning clip.

So when your 5th wheel or your slider goes down onto your hole, drops in there, tab drops in there, then you usually just put your pin and clip over there like that, and that holds it into place.So if you want to give extra security, just remove the pinning clip, take your Curt lock right here, pop open the cover, go ahead and put your key in there, turn an eighth of a tun to unlock it, and then this time just put your pin all the way through and again, take your key out. You don't need to have the key in there, and then just line the hole up. Push it in, and right there you can see it'll lock that pin into place, and then your 5th wheel will be up here and nobody can access that. And then to unlock it, just put your key in there, turn it the eighth of a turn, then remove the pin. Simple as that.But that should do it for the review on the Curt half inch base rail locking pin for 5th wheel trailer hitches..


Customer Reviews

Curt Base Rail Lock for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 1/2" Diameter Pin - C23256

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (4 Customer Reviews)

Secure your 5th-wheel trailer hitch to standard base rails with this bent-pin-style lock. Just replace one of the pins on your hitch with the 1/2" diameter lock for added security. Steel pin with powder coated aluminum housing. Includes 2 keys.

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Had a great experience with this product! I placed my order and received the lock in a timely manner and I in stalled it in a matter of minutes and works perfectly! I'm very HAPPY so far with the results and now I dont have to worry about my hitch getting stolen or Tampered with! Thank you so much ! I will be a repeat customer for sure if the need ever arises ! 695815



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I loved it now I don’t have to worry bout my 5th wheel hitch being stolen 650932



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Put in place haven’t moved except to change pads. 615971



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Got my hitch lock and it works great. I was impressed at how fast I received it. Will definitely order from etrailer.com again. 587852


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Ask the Experts about this Curt Hitch Locks

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    The Tow Ready Base Rail Lock for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 1/2" Diameter Pin # TR63254 or the Curt Base Rail Lock for 5th Wheel Trailer Hitches - 1/2" Diameter Pin # C23256 will work to lock your hitch to standard base rails. There is not a keyed alike option for the hitch pin and this base rail pin from any of our manufacturers.
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  • Lock Recommendation for Securing Curt A20 Fifth Wheel Hitch to Rails
    As long as the diameter of the pins that hold the fifth wheel to the rails is 1/2 inch the part # RP58093 will fit according to Reese. Curt actually has a lock for their 1/2 inch diameter fifth wheel pins as part # C23256 that would be a great option.
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  • Best Tonneau Cover to Protect 5th Wheel Hitch on a 2014 Ram 2500 Short Bed
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