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Husky Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler - Zinc Plated - 2" Ball - 3" Channel - 6,000 lbs

Husky Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler - Zinc Plated - 2" Ball - 3" Channel - 6,000 lbs

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Sturdy, straight-tongue coupler bolts onto your 3" wide trailer tongue. Quick-release latch makes for fast, easy hookup and disconnect. Safety pin with chain ensures that the coupler remains securely latched and connected to hitch ball. Lowest Prices for the best straight tongue trailer coupler from Husky. Husky Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler - Zinc Plated - 2" Ball - 3" Channel - 6,000 lbs part number HT87076 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Husky Straight Tongue Trailer Coupler - HT87076

  • 2 Inch Ball Coupler
  • 3 Inch Channel
  • Standard Coupler
  • 6000 lbs GTW
  • Bolt-On
  • Husky
  • Trigger Latch

Sturdy, straight-tongue coupler bolts onto your 3" wide trailer tongue. Quick-release latch makes for fast, easy hookup and disconnect. Safety pin with chain ensures that the coupler remains securely latched and connected to hitch ball.


Features:

  • Channel-tongue coupler lets you hook up your trailer to your tow vehicle
    • Provides connection point for hitch ball
  • Quick-release lever-style latch makes hookup and disconnect fast and easy
  • Included safety pin inserts through latch to keep ball clamp in locked position
    • Safety chain secures to pin so you don't lose it
  • Sturdy, corrosion-resistant zinc-plated steel
  • Simple installation - bolts onto trailer tongue


Specs:

  • Ball size: 2"
  • Weight capacity: 6,000 lbs
  • Channel width: 3"
  • Distance between mounting holes: 3"
  • 1-Year warranty


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Video of Husky Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler - Zinc Plated - 2" Ball - 3" Channel - 6,000 lbs

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




Video Transcript for Husky Straight Tongue Trailer Coupler - Standard Coupler - HT87076 Review

Today well be reviewing part number HT87076. This is the Husky Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler for 2" balls. It's going to feature a 3" wide channel. The channel tongue coupler is going to let you hook up your trailer to your tow vehicle providing a nice, safe connection point. This is a simple installation. You can use the bolt pattern, 2 on each side and 1 on top for a bolt-on install or you can simply weld this on to your trailer tongue. The distance that we have between holes from center to center is going to measure 3" and the diameter of each hole is going to give us 1/2".

The overall length of the coupler is going to give us a measurement of about 11". Here on top it features the quick-release lever-style latch that makes hookup and disconnect fast and easy. It also includes the safety pin that inserts through the latch to help keep the ball clamp in a locked position. It's connected with the safety chain so it secures to the pin that way you don't have to worry about losing it. This is made from a steel construction.

It is corrosion-resistant due to the zinc-plated finish. It's going to provide us with a gross weight capacity of 6,000 lbs. The way this system operates is if you look underneath here you can see the mechanism that holds the ball in place or releases it. If I open the latch, that drops; if I close the latch, it goes back up. Lift it open, I can take the 2" ball, fit it in to place, close the latch over top and it's going to secure the ball in place inside the coupler head. To release it I open up the latch, it disengages allowing me to remove the ball.

It's very easy to use and it's going to be a very secure coupler. Once you have everything set the way you want, so we'll just reinstall the pin and you will be set to go. To get that in there all you go to do is pinch it and then push it through the holes. That's going to keep the lever from being able to come up and its going to keep the coupler from disengaging or disconnecting from the hitch ball. That's going to do it for today's review of part number HT87076. This is the Husky Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler for 2" balls. .


Customer Reviews

Husky Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler - Zinc Plated - 2" Ball - 3" Channel - 6,000 lbs - HT87076

Average Customer Rating:  4.9 out of 5 stars   (89 Customer Reviews)

Sturdy, straight-tongue coupler bolts onto your 3" wide trailer tongue. Quick-release latch makes for fast, easy hookup and disconnect. Safety pin with chain ensures that the coupler remains securely latched and connected to hitch ball.

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Just rec'd and installed. No update at this time on performance. 562176



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The Husky Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler is a very well constructed, heavy duty piece. I see no reason to doubt its 6000 lb capacity. The latch is solid and locks and unlocks as it should. A real bargain. 490080



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Excellent product. Easy bolt on design and capable of handling moderately heavy loads. Great service and selection every time I place an order. These are my go to people for trailer parts. Extremely satisfied. 614479



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everything i bought fit perfect 453283


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FRANK O - 11/18/2018

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Was what I expected & fit with no problem with 1 exception which was my fault, this trailer coupler is 3" wide which I knew but is also 3" tall, my old trailer coupler was 3"x 2" tall & I didn't think to measure the depth so it covered up the chain attachment points. I installed it anyway moving the chains...I was replacing the chains anyway so it wasn't a big deal just unexpected. 189507



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I bought a 2" coupler to replace a crappy one that came on my dump trailer. I talked to Ellen in customer service and she was great in helping me get the right one I just installed it and it came out perfect! 277120



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Very quality product. 722457



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Very good product . 713621



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I got what I ordered and it was inexpensive compared to other places I shop 704949



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Good quality parts at good prices. Fast shipping, large inventory, and helpful reps. I found everything I need for my dump trailer project, and received them in a few days. 705181



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Replace it today, a perfect replacement Thacks 695069



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Due to a delay in the project, I have not been on the road yet beyond the street where I live. It installed well and coupled up to my ball just fine. Should do the job when I finish the trailer. 690516



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Great fit and finish. Installed in about 5 minutes. 688542



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Still works great. Holding up well and used in salt water often. 663395



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Very good product sent quickly, COMPLEATLY satisfied! 657985



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Great Service fast delivery 647244



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It bolted right into position took longer to find the two wrenches then it took to install it. Works great! 637094



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Works well - as expected. I replaced an old Atwood coupler that it’s whole inside mechanism got shot. I don’t know how entailed handles complaints/problems, but the company is 1st class and could set a great example to most other companies. 628570



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Solid state product. My 3rd purchase - excellent quality. 628169



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the parts are great a lot heavier duty then I was expecting. I am very happy with the products. the only suggestion is to make it more clear on the parts that come with no mounting bolts so you know to order the extra hardware. 610693



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Was what I expected, and delivery was quick. Thanks! 609467



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exactly as expected 593836



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Great product at a great price!!! The item was delivered a day earlier than expected and it fits perfectly!! 589704



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Good quality, used on a small boat trai ler 581699



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all products performing nicely as desig ned 570493


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Ask the Experts about this Husky Straight Tongue Trailer Coupler

  • What is the Tongue Weight Capacity of the Husky Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler # HT87076
    I spoke with Husky about the Husky Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler part # HT87076 and they stated that they do not test for a maximum tongue weight capacity on this coupler. That will be the case for most of our straight tongue trailer couplers because so long as you do not exceed the maximum trailer weight capacity of the coupler then you will be covered. With that being said, the trailer should never have more than 15% of its overall weight placed on the tongue. Therefore it can be safely...
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  • Can Husky Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler HT87076 Be Welded On Instead of Bolted On Trailer
    It is certainly possible to weld on the Husky Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler # HT87076 either in addition to or instead of bolting it to the trailer but since this coupler is zinc-plated welding it will release toxic fumes that are dangerous. If you prefer to weld this unit do so only in a well-ventilated area. Also note that you may need to touch up the finish since welding will likely discolor portions of the coupler. For a 2-inch ball coupler for a 3-inch channel tongue that is meant...
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  • Regular Straight Tongue Trailer Coupler to Replace Atwood 6K Hydraulic Brake Actuator
    You could technically leave the coupler you have now, 84132, on the trailer but would get some extra movement when the actuator moves in and out. But since regular trailer couplers are so inexpensive you could go with # HT87076 which also fits a 2 inch ball, fits a 3 inch tongue, and has the mounting holes at 3 inches on center just like your old actuator. I have linked a video review of this coupler for you.
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  • What Size Bolts Should be Used to Install the Husky Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler # HT87076
    The simplest way to install the Husky Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler # HT87076 would be to have it welded onto your trailer by a qualified welder. Otherwise, the installation hardware is not included with this coupler. You would need to provide two 1/2 inch diameter grade 5 bolts or higher that are about 4 inches long with matching nuts and washers. I attached a review video for this coupler for you to check out as well.
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  • Is Hardware Included With Husky Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler
    The Husky Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler, part # HT87076 does not come with the mounting hardware included. This coupler is designed to fit a 3 inch tongue. The hardware needed to install this coupler is two 1/2 inch diameter grade 5 bolts or higher that are about 4 inches long with matching nuts and washers. You can check out the attached product review video for this coupler. This coupler can be welded in place. Welding should be done by a certified professional.
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  • Removing a Weld-On Trailer Coupler to Replace With a Bolt-On
    If you're removing a coupler that is welded to the trailer and replacing it with a bolt-on coupler, like # HT87076, t would be a good idea to sand and paint the tongue. Then you will need to drill the bolt holes.
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  • What Size Channel Does the Husky Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler # HT87076 Fit
    Yes, the Husky Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler # HT87076 does fit 3 inch channel, meaning it will fit a piece of channel 3 inches wide. I attached a review video for this product as well.
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  • Replacement Boat Trailer Channel Mount Coupler for 2 inch Hitch Ball Availability
    I can't find any information on your coupler based on the part number you listed. Is there a brand or any other numbers listed? The Curt repair kit isn't going to work realistically unless it's a Curt coupler. A very popular channel mount coupler we offer is the part # HT87076 which fits 3 inch channel and is designed for a 2 inch hitch ball. This might be your best option since it will be very hard to track down a repair kit most likely.
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  • Replacement for Atwood Hydraulic Brake Actuator for Drum Brakes AT82543
    The actuator you currently have which is not working, the Atwood AT82543, is a surge brake actuator for drum brakes that has a 6,000 lb capacity and uses a manual reverse lockout, so the Titan Zinc-Plated Brake Actuator - Drum - Multi-Fit Ball - Bolt On - with Lockout - 7K # T4339720 would be a great replacement. In regards to a replacement without hydraulic brakes, that would simply be a standard coupler such as the Husky Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler # HT87076, though I definitely...
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  • Can I Remove A Weld-On Trailer Coupler and Replace it With A Bolt-On Coupler?
    Yes, you can remove your weld-on coupler and install a new bolt-on coupler that fits a 2 inch ball. There is just a few things you need to do to before and when installing. You need to know what channel size and the weight capacity you will need for the new coupler. The most common sizes are the 2, 2-1/2 and 3 inch channels. Coupler, # CT-3001-Z , can be used if you have a 2 inch channel and a weight capacity of 3,500 lbs. If you need a coupler for a 3 inch channel, the Husky # HT87076...
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