1. Straight Tongue Trailer Coupler
  2. Demco
  3. 2-5/16 Inch Ball Coupler
  4. 3 Inch Channel
  5. Standard Coupler
  6. 18000 lbs GTW
Demco Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler - Silver - 2-5/16" Ball - 3" Channel - Bolt On - 18K

Demco Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler - Silver - 2-5/16" Ball - 3" Channel - Bolt On - 18K

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Straight-tongue coupler is made of sturdy steel with a silver powder coat finish, making it ideal for marine applications. eZ-Latch ensures fast, easy, secure hookup and disconnect. Designed to bolt onto your 3" wide trailer tongue. Lowest Prices for the best straight tongue trailer coupler from Demco. Demco Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler - Silver - 2-5/16" Ball - 3" Channel - Bolt On - 18K part number DM13203-52 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Demco Straight Tongue Trailer Coupler - DM13203-52

  • 2-5/16 Inch Ball Coupler
  • 3 Inch Channel
  • Standard Coupler
  • 18000 lbs GTW
  • Bolt-On
  • Demco
  • Auto Latch

Straight-tongue coupler is made of sturdy steel with a silver powder coat finish, making it ideal for marine applications. eZ-Latch ensures fast, easy, secure hookup and disconnect. Designed to bolt onto your 3" wide trailer tongue.


Features:

  • Channel tongue coupler lets you hook up your trailer to your tow vehicle
    • Provides connection point for hitch ball
  • Silver powder coat finish offers excellent corrosion resistance
    • 500-Hour salt spray rating - great for marine applications
  • eZ-Latch coupler mechanism with corrosion-proof composite latch handle 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
  • Heavy-duty steel construction
  • Bolt-on installation - hardware not included
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Ball size: 2-5/16"
  • Weight capacity: 18,000 lbs
  • Mounting: 3" wide channel tongue
  • Diameter of lock pin hole: 5/16"
    • Minimum span needed for pin lock: 3"
  • Distance between bolt holes:
    • 3" On center from hole closest to coupler to middle hole
    • 2" On center from hole furthest from coupler to middle hole
    • 1-7/8" On center from closest hole diagonally to lower hole
  • Mounting hole diameter: 5/8"
  • 1-Year warranty


Coupler mounting hole dimensions

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. Disengaging the coupler is just as effortless. Simply lift up the contoured handle and the coupler socket will automatically release its grip on the ball.


Demco eZ-Latch in Use

Sturdy, Corrosion-Resistant Construction

Made of sturdy steel, this straight-tongue coupler features a durable silver powder coat finish that is designed to limit rust and corrosion. This coat has a 500-hour salt spray rating, making the coupler perfect for marine use. The eZ-Latch's sleek, ergonomically designed handle is constructed of a durable composite material that's corrosion-proof, allowing it to withstand whatever the road and the elements dish out.



13203-52 Demco Easy-Latch, Bolt-On, Silver Straight Tongue Coupler - 2-5/16" Ball - 3" Tongue - 18,000 lbs





Video of Demco Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler - Silver - 2-5/16" Ball - 3" Channel - Bolt On - 18K

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Customer Reviews

Demco Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler - Silver - 2-5/16" Ball - 3" Channel - Bolt On - 18K - DM13203-52

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (29 Customer Reviews)

Straight-tongue coupler is made of sturdy steel with a silver powder coat finish, making it ideal for marine applications. eZ-Latch ensures fast, easy, secure hookup and disconnect. Designed to bolt onto your 3" wide trailer tongue.

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super heavy duty, looks to be excellent quality. super fast delivery, ordered Sun. on door step Tues. and free shipping! 545724



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Excellent, this was what I was looking for. 364510



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Really love the new release on these. This is a heavy duty tongue coupler. Very well made and looks to be strong. 824678



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Mounted right up and works great. New design is easy to use. 803427



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Hands down, this is the smoothest-operating, best designed online shopping experience I have ever had.. this is no fake review, either. I ordered my stuff and it was on my doorstep the following afternoon. Perfect. Thank you! 762467



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well made product- easy to install, great finish. 727811



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We were unable to get a product like this locally, and this type Trailer Coupler will work perfectly for our job. The people at eTrailer.com did a fantastic job of keeping us informed about our order. We're very happy with eTrailer.com. 711251



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received package very quickly was pleasantly surprised 695369



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Looks good but looks like I will have cut a couple inches off of it 653892



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Awesome website and fast shipping! Love it! 596556



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I was converting all of my trailers to 2 5/16" ball, so I didn't have to have different size ball inserts laying around and not being able to find the size I needed. I also like the feature that locks on the ball without unlatching the lever. 594947



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Was never informed that this item was backorder ,twice they told me it should be on its way. Had to order a more exspensive one , they paid for shipping to help out 589826



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as advertised. delivery quick. Fitted as stated and was assembled in 20 minutes, including redrill of trailer tube. 564938



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I am very happy with this product. It went on the boat trailer. It was easy to install. The quality was above others we looked at for more money. We will recommend you to others. 503064


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Thank you for checking on us. The coupler is great. No problems. Looks and works well.
Walter - 05/01/2019

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Best hitch hands down. Simple design yet does the job well 499601



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This receiver is hardy! Solid! Ease of operation and robust. Glad I went with this choice. 480364



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Nice product. Excellent quality. My first purchase on etrailer was easy to complete with outstanding selection of product to choose from. Packaging could have been better because edge of coupler was extending out through cardboard box when arrived. 462734



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Great product and price. Received aa st ated. 449919



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Looks good. 425028



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Good product but takes to long to get it in to the shipping process. Your turn around time is very slow. 407337



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I ordered this hitch because all my farm work trailers have a 2-5/16" hitch and my boat had a 2". So I found this hitch on etrailer.com and removed the 2" hitch for this one and now all are the same, saving me a lot of trouble and time. When you are 60 years old and have back problems, changing the hitch when you want to go boating is the last thing you want to do. 387902



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Product is high quality, solid steel. Great addition to our boat trailer. 375997



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Just received this hitch in the mail , going to put it on later today , it came quick and is very solid 367821


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Love this hitch it has held up very well !! Would buy again
Brent - 04/15/2018

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Have 2 now one boat trailer and now one on trailer I build this winter so all 3 of my trailer are 2-5/16in now. No more forgetting to change balls all the same, I like the couplers very much. 348639



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This is a very sturdy built trailer coupler. The quick attach makes hooking up a breeze. I purchased it mainly to have all of my trailers running the same size ball hitch. I would recommend this trailer coupler to anyone. 346456


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Ask the Experts about this Demco Straight Tongue Trailer Coupler

  • Lock Recommendations for Demco DM13203-52 eZ Latch Trailer Coupler
    I have a couple of options that would work for you. If the trailer is sitting around not coupled to anything, and you're wanting to prevent an unauthorized person from coupling it and driving off, use # e98894. If you're wanting to prevent the trailer from being uncoupled from a hitch, use # e98888. This lock will also prevent the trailer from being coupled, but I find the # e98894 to be more secure. The # e98888 would be inserted through the transverse hole just below the latch, as...
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  • Does the Demco Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler Come with Installation Bolts
    The Demco Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler # DM13203-52 does not come with the bolts required for installation but they can be sourced from your local hardware store or you can use the Pro Series # PS024202. If you do source them locally, the holes are 5/8" diameter and you'll want to use Grade 5 bolts for this application.
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  • Demco Channel Tongue Coupler Compatibility with 3 Inch Wide Channel Tongue
    The Demco Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler # DM13203-52 is made to fit a steel tongue that is 3 inches wide and can be 3 inches, 4 inches, or 5 inches tall. This coupler can be locked using the Trailer Coupler Lock # e98888 for added security when connected or disconnected from your trailer hitch ball.
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  • Coupler Lock for Demco Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler # DM13203-52
    You can use the etrailer.com Coupler Lock # e98894 if you are looking to keep your trailer from being coupled to. If you are looking for a lock that prevents it from being uncoupled then that would be the part # e98888. Either of these are great options to help secure your trailer with the Demco Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler # DM13203-52 and deter theft.
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  • Mounting Bolt Pattern for Demco Channel Tongue Coupler
    I reached out to Demco to get the bolt hole spacing on the Demco Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler # DM13203-52. The bolt holes measure 3/4 in from the top of of the coupler to the center of the hole. This is the same measurement for the distance from the bottom of the coupler to the center of the lower bolt hole. I have attached a photo showing these measurements. For this coupler there is not an adjustment for the tension on the hitch ball. I confirmed this with my contact at Demco....
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