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40" Vinyl Coated Safety Cables with Clevis Hook (Qty. 2) by Dutton-Lainson, 6,500 lbs.

40" Vinyl Coated Safety Cables with Clevis Hook (Qty. 2) by Dutton-Lainson, 6,500 lbs.

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  • Safety Cables
  • Towing a Trailer
  • 40 Inch Long
  • 6500 lbs GTW
  • Snap Hooks
  • Dutton-Lainson
  • Coated Cables
  • Coiled Cables
Pair of 5/16 " vinyl-coated cables with safety hooks at one end. For use on trailers up to 6,500 lbs Coil tension eliminates dragging and rattles. Cables extend to 40" when straightened. Meets SAE and V-5 standards. Lowest Prices for the best safety chains and cables from Dutton-Lainson. 40" Vinyl Coated Safety Cables with Clevis Hook (Qty. 2) by Dutton-Lainson, 6,500 lbs. part number DL20119 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.


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Dutton-Lainson Safety Chains and Cables - DL20119

Pair of 5/16 " vinyl-coated cables with safety hooks at one end. For use on trailers up to 6,500 lbs Coil tension eliminates dragging and rattles. Cables extend to 40" when straightened. Meets SAE and V-5 standards.


Features:

  • 5/16" vinyl coated
  • Clevis hook on end
  • Use on trailers up to 6,500 lbs
  • Extends 40" when straightened
  • Requires 5/8" diameter bolts and 5/8" flat washers and lock nuts (sold separately) for mounting
  • Meets SAE standards


20119 40" Vinyl Coated Safety Cables with Clevis Hooks (Qty 2) by Dutton-Lainson Model 6000







Video of 40" Vinyl Coated Safety Cables with Clevis Hook (Qty. 2) by Dutton-Lainson, 6,500 lbs.


Videos are provided as a guide only. Refer to manufacturer installation instructions and specs for complete information.




Video Transcript for Dutton-Lainson Safety Chains and Cables - Safety Cables - DL20119 Review

Today, we're going to be taking a look at Part Number DL20119. These are the 40 inch vinyl-coated safety cables. They're going to have the clevis hooks on one end. Then, exposed cable hook or a loop on the other end. It's got a nice plate going along the inside of the cable so it's going to prevent any type of damage or anything happening to the cable once you have it connected to the trailer. It's going to include two cables. They're going to measure 5/16th of an inch in diameter. They're going to have that nice vinyl coating right around the surfacing of the cable.

The vinyl coating is going to protect the cables from anything damaging them or unfraying. It's also going to protect any type of surface that the cables will make contact with, which is going to reduce scratches and abrasions. Nice coil design, so when they're not being used they're going to be coiled up just like this. Even when they are connected, they're only going to stretch to the length that's needed. So, it really does reduce and eliminate dragging and any types of sounds like rattling or jingling that you may hear as you go down the road. It's going to have the clevis hooks on one end. They're going to have the spring-loaded safety latch that's going to prevent accidental unhooking. You can use these on trailers up to 6,500 pounds.

When the cables are fully extended, they're going to measure 40 inches long. If you're going to mount this to your trailer using some hardware, your hardware is sold separately. It's going to require 5/8th inch diameter bolts and 5/8th inch flat washers and lock nuts. Again, those items are sold separately. If your trailer has a mounting stub with a hole in it, you can simple just add a quick link to the end of the cable. We offer those here on our website.

They're going to be sold separately as Part Number 49135. These cables meet SAE and V5 standards. That's going to do it for our review of Part Number DL20119. .


Customer Reviews

40" Vinyl Coated Safety Cables with Clevis Hook (Qty. 2) by Dutton-Lainson, 6,500 lbs. - DL20119

Average Customer Rating:  4.7 out of 5 stars   (41 Customer Reviews)

Pair of 5/16 " vinyl-coated cables with safety hooks at one end. For use on trailers up to 6,500 lbs Coil tension eliminates dragging and rattles. Cables extend to 40" when straightened. Meets SAE and V-5 standards.

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Have always received quality products From e trailer 609845



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It has been 1 year and these cables are junk. There is signs of heavy corrosion on the cables inside the coating. These need to be replaced. 275994



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I was under the impression these Clevis hooks with latch would hook to my truck (Silverado 3500 HD 2016). And found they are too small to fit I do know a 5/16 Clevis hooks with latch fit. I will pick up some 5/16 Clevis hooks with latch for the other end of the cables and use the smaller ones to hook to my trailer. (Small 5x8 in closed). Once I get the other Clevis hooks I will take a picture to attach. This is an upgrade from my rusted chains. 367688



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These cables work great. After a year of use in Florida they don't look good at all. The plastic coating has black inside it. But that is more a symptom of all the rain here. They work. 608677



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I ordered these safety chains to replace the originals on my 2 horse bumper pull horse trailer. They installed easily and look great. One of the best features was that the packaging was NOT the typical clamshell package that you have to cut around all 4 sides to get open. Rather, the package was held together securely by a staple that opened easily. While I hope I don't need these again soon I'd order them again. 548651



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heavy duty great 548246



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I was looking to replace my old un-coated cables as they began to fray. These were exactly what I needed, I just connected them to my trailer with "Blue Ox Quick Link For Safety Chains" 502447



- DL20119
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Got these as an upgrade to the stock chains, no more getting chains tangled, no more ugly rusted chains either! 491481



- DL20119
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Excellent products. Fast shipping and tracking. Superb customer service. Very professional. I'll be back for future needs Thanks! 465357



- DL20119
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Hooks are too small for the weight rating.....don't fit a Chevy 3500 HD hitch. 442935



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High quality and easy to install 438270



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Great setup 437809



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Was completely satisfied with product, good quality, made in U.S.A, product description was great, and received 3 days early just in time for an important trailer event. Thank god there are still old school company's like this around, Long Island New York , thanks. 389110



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Cables as described. Hooks are cast, with weaker keeper gates than my previous set which used S-shaped bent rod and extra heavy duty spring gates. Less than an equivalent replacement for me. 369594



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Have ordered from them before. Quick shipping, good website, have not opened the pkg. yet due to being away but I am sure it is all there. 362812



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They take up the slack by coil clean up nicely. 356064



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great 274990



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They do the trick and look like they will last a long time. 267093



- DL20119
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Excellent service, thank you Emily, any thing that you offer that has to do with my motorhome, towing, etc. I will definitely check with you before purchasing. 233933



- DL20119
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The product is an excellent replacement for my 12 year old safety cables on my boat trailer. They are heavy duty and are a direct replacement for the old ones. They arrived quicker than expected and were exactly as advertised. 228477



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These should work just fine. A lot heavier duty than the ones I replaced. 201741



- DL20119
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Great Item. Installation was easy and instruction manual was easy to understand. I just hope the hooks don't rust. Totally satisfied with my purchase! 201457



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They look great! 195063



- DL20119
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Much better than original on my horse trailer! Ordering was easy too. 193477



- DL20119
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Awesome product at a great price. Better than what I expected. 163294



- DL20119
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Very pleased with the quality of the safety cables. Asked a friend about these and he said that was an awesome price, so I quickly ordered them. A few minutes later I called and spoke with Christy B, very nice and helpful, she helped me add something else to the original order. Shipped out the same day, got it the very next day. Will definitely call her again. 156400



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Exactly as advertised! 153717



- DL20119
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well made, fits on trailer hitch well . Just what I wanted. 150450



- DL20119
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Came in a timely matter and in perfect shape.Our products were packed excellent and not damaged. They had everything we needed just a click away. We will Continue to do business here!! 148060



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So far so good, I hooked them up to my camper and, I'm looking forward to not hearing the jingle of chains. Also my stock camper chains were too short for my Reese adjustable class V ball mount. You may want to figure out how to attach them before ordering. I simply used the hooks from my old chains as they have a removable pin, and shortened the chains so there is only one link between the chain and the hook that now clips into the eye on the cables. 124169



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Great product. Excellent choice over noisy, rusty chains. Awesome communication and fast shipping. 112062



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Excellent. 108430



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This is a good set of chains for a trailer. I like them, because I don't have to twist the chain to shorten it up for different trucks. 63935



- DL20119
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Product was just as advertised and worked perfectly on my trailer. Shipment arrived in a few days using regular shipping. Have used etrailer.com before and never been disappointed. 63101



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looks great--arrived super fast 58611



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Just what I needed. Quick shipping too. Thanks 51997



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quick delivery, looks to be good product, hope it never comes to use. 41239



- DL20119
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Exactly what I expected and at a better price. I expected it to take 8-10 days to be delivered, was at my door in 4 days. 41181



- DL20119
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Two separate orders in the last month. Quality products, reasonable prices, fast shipping and excellent customer service. Thank you etrailer. 35349



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etrailer.com is all you need to know for ordering trailer supplies. Ordering was user friendly and entire order arrived ahead of schedule even though we chose ground shipping. All parts came "as advertised" products. Way to go etrailer.com! 20775



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good service from etrailer. 18786


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  • Safety Chain Hooks Won't Fit Class V Trailer Hitch on a Chevy Silverado 3500HD
  • I have come across this issue before. What I recommended was to loop safety cables # RM-910648-12 through the hitch safety chain holes and hook the safety chains to the loops. The cables are rated for 8,000 pounds which is the highest for these short cables. There doesn't seem to be any hooks that will fit directly to the factory Class V hitch on your Chevy 3500.
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  • Recommended Safety Chain Extension For 5/16 Inch Chains
  • To extend your chains, I recommend the 40" Vinyl Coated Safety Cables with Clevis Hook (Qty. 2) by Dutton-Lainson, 6,500 lbs. # DL20119. They require 5/8 inch diameter bolts, flat washers and locknuts to mount. Another option is to use the 35" Long Safety Chain with Clevis Slip Hook, 5,400 lbs. # 1483-535-04 and can be installed using the same hardware listed above.
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  • Are there Safety Cables that are Shorter than 42 Inches
  • We have some 40 inch cables from Dutton-Lainson # DL20119. These are the shortest safety cables that we have. We do have shorter safety chains; the shortest is # 2118-605-04 at 27 inches. I have linked the safety chains and cables for you.
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  • Country of Origin of Dutton-Lainson # DL20119 Safety Cables
  • According to my contact at Dutton-Lainson, the # DL20119 Safety Cables are manufactured in Taiwan. We have several safety cable kits from Roadmaster that are manufactured in the USA, you can see them by clicking the provided link. The Roadmaster # RM-643 safety cables would be closest to the ones you mentioned.
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  • Safety Chain Hooks Recommendation for 2016 Chevy Silverado Trailer Hitch
  • The 40" Vinyl Coated Safety Cables # DL20119 that you referenced would work on the safety chain loops of the hitch in the picture you attached. You would just need to push the clevis back on the hooks so that it could be slid through the safety chain loop.
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  • Recommended Safety Cables for Flat Towing with 2015 Ford F-350
  • The flat towing safety cables that I most often recommend are the 68-inch Roadmaster Coiled Safety Cables # RM-643. These are long enough to give you plenty of slack for making connections but their coiled design means they won't drag on the ground. Please click on the linked video for more information. When flat towing cables are preferred over chains as they will tend to interfere with the tow bar less and will be less likely to chip its paint, etc.
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  • 40 Vinyl Coated Safety Cables with Clevis Hook
  • Yes, the 40" Vinyl Coated Safety Cables with Clevis Hook (Qty. 2) by Dutton-Lainson, 6,500 lbs is labeled under Item # DL20119. This product is a pair of 5/16 " vinyl-coated cables with safety hooks at one end. These are for use on trailers up to 6,500 lbs. The coil tension eliminates dragging and rattles. The cables extend to 40" when straightened. This product meets SAE and V-5 standards.
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  • How to Select the Proper Length Safety Chains for a Trailer
  • It really depends on your setup, if the safety chain loops on your tow vehicle are spaced far apart then you will need more slack to make a tight turn then if they were closer together. What I would recommend you do is connect your trailer to your tow vehicle, back your trailer up into a near jack-knife position and then use a rope to go from the safety chain attachment points of your trailer to your tow vehicle. Now measure the length of rope that was used and that would be the correct...
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  • Recommendation for Vinyl Coated Safety Cables with Clevis Hooks
  • To get the cables long enough, you will need to go up a size larger than 50 inches, since a 50 inch version is not available. The next closest size would be 64 inches. I recommend the Roadmaster Single Hook, Straight Safety Cables, # RM-649. These cables have vinyl-coated steel construction and have the hook you are looking for at the end. The capacity for these cables is 10,000 pounds. Another option would be to use the Dutton-Lainson cables, # DL20119, and a 10 inch extension, #...
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  • How to Secure a Vehicle on an 8 X 18-foot Wooden Deck Car Hauler Trailer
  • To secure your vehicle on the wood deck of your 8 X 18-foot car hauler trailer I suggest you consider straps rather than chains. Straps offer lighter weight, reduced chance for scratching the vehicle and are often easier to use than chains. They also will not corrode like chains. The Dutton-Lainson 40-inch cables you referenced are intended for use with tow bars for flat-towed vehicles. We have better options for you. For example, we offer the Erickson Car Tie Down, part # 58503. It...
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  • Is Vinyl Coated Safety Cables # DL20119 Clevis or Eye Slip Hook
  • A hook can be classified as a slip hook or a grab hook and that is determined by the inside shape of the hook (there are other types as well, just ask any rigger or logger). A grab hook is made to lock in to a link on a chain and stay put. A slip hook is rounded and designed to allow a chain to "slip" through it. Clevis or Eye refers to the other end of the hook and is very specific. An Eye hook has a closed circle (like the one on this product). A Clevis hook has a clevis pin that can...
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  • Recommendations for Parts Needed to Tow a 2007 Jeep Wrangler With 1999 Class A Sea Breeze Motorhome
  • There are five items that you will need to tow your 2007 Jeep Wrangler behind your 1999 Sea Breeze Motorhome - base plate, tow bar, safety cables, lighting, and supplemental braking system. To start off with the base plate for your Jeep, I have attached a link with base plate options, however, these options are dependent upon what type of bumper you have on your Jeep. If you have the standard vehicle without aftermarket bumpers, winches, and guards then the RaodMaster XL # 1429-1 is...
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  • Base Plate Kit, Tow Bar, Safety Cables, and Wiring to Tow a 2005 Automatice Volkswagen Golf Diesel
  • You will be able to tow the 2005 Golf, automatic diesel using a tow bar. But first, you will need to install base plate kit, # 521228-1. You will then need a tow bar compatible with EZ style base plates. The RoadMaster Tracker Tow Bar, # RM-020, will work with these base plates. If you want the base plates to be removable and use the Tracker Tow Bar, you will also need Roadmaster Tow Bar Quick Disconnect Kit, # RM-201. You will also need safety cables and a light kit as required by...
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