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Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler w/ Pin - 2" Ball - 3" Channel Tongue - 5,000 lbs

Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler w/ Pin - 2" Ball - 3" Channel Tongue - 5,000 lbs

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Heavy-duty coupler has a pin-style securing mechanism and hinged ball socket with visual indication of proper closure around the ball - all to ensure quick, easy and secure hookup. Designed for use with square or rectangular tongues. Lowest Prices for the best straight tongue trailer coupler from Bulldog. Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler w/ Pin - 2" Ball - 3" Channel Tongue - 5,000 lbs part number BD028244 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-1624 for expert service.
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Bulldog Straight Tongue Trailer Coupler

  • 2 Inch Ball Coupler
  • 3 Inch Channel
  • Standard Coupler
  • 5000 lbs GTW
  • Weld-On
  • Pin-Style Fastener
  • Bulldog

Heavy-duty coupler has a pin-style securing mechanism and hinged ball socket with visual indication of proper closure around the ball - all to ensure quick, easy and secure hookup. Designed for use with square or rectangular tongues.


Features:

  • Heavy-duty coupler is ideal for utility, livestock, cargo and construction trailers
  • Collar-Lok design offers automatic, continuously tight fit for absolute security
  • Hinged ball socket makes hookup a snap
  • High-strength steel is durable
  • Visual indication of proper closure provides additional peace of mind
  • Square or rectangular, tongue-mount design
  • Pin-style fastener
  • Weld-on application


Specs:

  • Tongue: 3" wide
  • Ball size: 2"
  • Length: 16-1/4"
  • Capacity: 5,000 lbs
  • Limited 5-year warranty


028244 Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler, Square/Rectangular Tongue Mount, Pin Style, 5,000 lbs - 2B4M

Item # BD028244




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Video of Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler w/ Pin - 2" Ball - 3" Channel Tongue - 5,000 lbs

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




Video Transcript for Bulldog Straight Tongue Trailer Coupler - Standard Coupler - BD028244 Review

Today were going to take a quick look at the Bulldog Collar Lock Coupler with pin part number bd028244. Now this is a weld on design so youre going to weld it directly to the tongue of your trailer coupler along the edge here and on the back. Its designed to be used with three inch trailer tongues. Well measure the inside width and again we get our three inches. Well also quickly measure our overall length and we get about 16 and a quarter inches. Now the coupler itself is made out of high strength steel so its very durable.

The collar lock system is a little bit different than typical trailer systems. The collar will slide back releasing this hinge and the socket opens up so you can get the ball in or out. To be able to release it the collar needs to slide back far enough so we need to remove our pin first. Theyve secured the pin to the coupler with a chain lanyard to make sure you dont lose it. With the pin out of the way we can slide our coupler down and this wedge here will release and swing open.

Theres the little hook here that will hold it open while you get the ball fitted into your coupler. Weve got a two inch trailer ball. Well fit it into place and then as we close the wedge the spring loaded collar will slide forward securing the wedge side around the ball. This provides a nice captive snug fit around the ball to insure that the trailer doesnt come undone. Once the balls engaged in place you can then re-insert your pin and secure it.

Thisll prevent the collar from coming back and releasing while youre trailering down the road. To release the ball well just reverse the process. Again the pins removed so we can slide our collar back. The wedge opens up and the ball is free. Thats it for a quick look at the Bulldog Collar Lock Coupler with pin part number bd028244..


Customer Reviews

Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler w/ Pin - 2" Ball - 3" Channel Tongue - 5,000 lbs - BD028244

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (414 Customer Reviews)

Heavy-duty coupler has a pin-style securing mechanism and hinged ball socket with visual indication of proper closure around the ball - all to ensure quick, easy and secure hookup. Designed for use with square or rectangular tongues.

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Works like a charm, I couldn't be any h appier


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It is an honest up to date upgrade. I HIGHLY recommend it
Eric B - 10/19/2021


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All the parts came on time and they were the right ones. Can't ask for more!



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Don't waste your time with any other style coupler! Weld it on and never have to think twice about the security of the trailer connection. The only drawback that I can think of is that I had my trailer hot-dip galvanized after fabrication, and the design of the coupler is not conducive to that process (cannot be disassembled), so I had to paint it instead, but it is a small price to pay for having the extra piece of mind with a welded setup.



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Have always used Bulldog hitches - over 30 years. Excellent product.


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Been using Bulldog products for years. Always performed as advertised.
Kenneth - 01/30/2018



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I was having trouble finding a longer coupler to extend the tongue on my boat trailer and went online to locate what exactly I needed. After some frustration searching different sites, I found the perfect coupler on etrailer.com! It's been a year since I installed it and I'm happy to say it's still working perfectly! Highly recommend etrailer.com for difficult to find items for your trailer needs!



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Excellent product



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It should be a law that all trailers have bulldog type hitches. Over the years I have had two trailers come unhooked when I thought they were correctly hooked but instead were closed above the ball and not securely on the ball. More expensive but worth it!



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Installed new coupler on wheeled fish. I unhook and hook up a lot. Old style ball hitch was difficult to unhook, new style will just slip on and off without issue of getting caught. New ball hitch is also suppose to be the safest on the market. So far working perfect.



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Impressed how quick I received my produ cts



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The Bulldog coupler was as promised and advertised. I will use these couplers in an industrial setting, so high quality and timely delivery are very important to me. I found, however, that delivery was greatly improved by calling and talking to a person (thanks Rose) rather than depending on the online anonymity and predefined processes. Perhaps adding an optional field that defines "when a product is needed" can help. I will do business with "etrailer" in the future.



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Found exactly what I was looking for on etrailer.com, received the hitch within 5 days of placeing the order. The Bulldog Collar will be a great replacement and improvement for the old coupler on the boat trailer.



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Great Product. Much better than the cheap couplers that come on the trailers offered on the market. Thanks Jeff



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CAME NICE AND QUICK



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This product was recommended to me by a friend. It is exactly what I needed, I have not finished the project yet, but this will make it easier. Thank you so much. don



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Works great. No worries about coming uncoupled & hooks up easy.



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Great fit and easy install



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received part sooner the expected, and is what I needed



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Great product and was delivered ahead of time! I now have it installed and it works great! Thanks!



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Just what I needed , and quick delivery !!



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Review from a similar Collar-Lok Coupler in Straight Tongue Trailer Coupler


Really fast shipping, install only took 15 min, and much more solid than the original coupler on the trailer that used two long bolts (which wore and caused the holes to get oblong making the connection to the trailer sloppy), as compared to the four bolts provided with the new coupler.



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Review from a similar Collar-Lok Coupler in Straight Tongue Trailer Coupler


Fast two day delivery and for the best of all shipping charge…FREE! The bulldog coupler works perfectly and look beautiful after welding, cleanup, priming and painting black to match my trailer. And the bulldog mechanism looks solid as a rock and idiot-proof (impossible to hitch wrong) when hitching up to the 2” ball. I just returned from having it welded to the trailer tongue after ditching the cheapie $xx trigger coupler (it came with the trailer) that was an accident waiting to happen. I look forward to many years of flawless performance.


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Ask the Experts about this Bulldog Straight Tongue Trailer Coupler

  • Lock Recommendations for a Collar-Lok Style Trailer Coupler
    It sounds like you have a Collar-Lok coupler such as # BD028244. For that type of coupler you could use lock # BLTL-23. The body is aluminum but the pin inside that goes way up into the coupler is steel. It fits 2-5/16 inch Collar-Lok couplers. For 2 inch models use # BLTL-22. Another option, if your coupler has the pin behind the collar to keep the collar from sliding back, is to use a lock such as # e98888 in place of the pin. This would prevent the collar from opening all the way....
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  • Lock Recommendation for Bulldog Collar-Lok Trailer Coupler
    I'm assuming you have a Bulldog Collar-Lok trailer coupler like the # BD028244 you'd looked at. Blaylock makes a lock specifically designed for a Bulldog Collar-Lok trailer coupler, part # BLTL-20-40D. The lock includes the lock assembly itself as well as the locking pin and disc padlock. I'll link you to a demonstration video featuring the # BLTL-20-40D coupler lock.
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  • How Does the Bulldog High-Profile Latch Repair Kit Attach to the Trailer Coupler
    It sounds like you are used to using a Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler, like part # BD028288, and that your new coupler is the Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler w/ Pin, # BD028244, which is designed to be used as you have indicated. You have to grasp the coupler and pull the collar back to release the jaw. The Bulldog High-Profile Latch Repair Kit, # BD024200, is desingned to be used on the Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler w/ High-Profile Latch, item # BD028382, which has an attachment point on the couplers...
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  • Will the Bulldog High-Profile Coupler Latch Repair Kit Work on a Bulldog 2B Hammerblow Coupler
    There are several different styles of Bulldog 2B coupler latches. If your coupler has the high profile latch like the one on our Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler w/ High-Profile Latch, item # BD028462, the Bulldog High-Profile Latch Repair Kit, item # BD024200, will be the correct replacement. The other latch styles can be seen on the Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler w/ Pin, item # BD028244, which utilizes a pin to secure the coupler to the trailer ball and the Bulldog Collar-Lok Coupler w/ Low-Profile...
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