1. Straight Tongue Trailer Coupler
  2. Lock N Roll
  3. 2 Inch Channel
  4. Off Road Coupler
  5. 6000 lbs GTW
  6. Bolt-On
  7. Weld-On
Lock N Roll Articulating Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler - 2" Channel - Trailer Side

Lock N Roll Articulating Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler - 2" Channel - Trailer Side

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Ideal for the rigors of off-road towing or overlanding, this fully articulating straight-tongue coupler pairs with a vehicle-side Lock N Roll hitch (sold separately) to form an extra-strong connection that is safe and secure, no matter the terrain. Lowest Prices for the best straight tongue trailer coupler from Lock N Roll. Lock N Roll Articulating Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler - 2" Channel - Trailer Side part number 336TS528 can be ordered online at etrailer.com or call 800-298-8924 for expert service.
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Lock N Roll Straight Tongue Trailer Coupler - 336TS528

  • 2 Inch Channel
  • Off Road Coupler
  • 6000 lbs GTW
  • Bolt-On
  • Weld-On
  • Lock N Roll
  • Latch Plates

Ideal for the rigors of off-road towing or overlanding, this fully articulating straight-tongue coupler pairs with a vehicle-side Lock N Roll hitch (sold separately) to form an extra-strong connection that is safe and secure, no matter the terrain.


Features:

  • Channel-tongue coupler links with Lock 'N' Roll vehicle-side hitch (sold separately) to hook up your trailer to your tow vehicle
    • Bolts or welds onto your trailer tongue
    • Provides attachment point for vehicle-side hitch
  • More secure connection than with a traditional hitch ball
    • Outer tabs on trailer-side coupler interlock with vehicle-side hitch to form strong connection
    • No more worries about coupler popping off of ball
  • Articulating design softens road shock and is great for off-roading
    • Head unit pivots side to side
    • Full articulation when paired with vehicle-end hitch - setup pivots up and down and rotates 360 degrees
  • Tight, interlocked connection creates smoother, quieter ride than pintle hitch
    • Close-fit connection reduces rattling noise and jerking motion
  • Fast, easy hookup and disconnect
    • Wide range of motion makes it easy to connect, even at an angle
  • Steel alloy construction is strong and durable
  • Black paint finish resists corrosion
  • Meets SAE J684 towing safety regulations
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Maximum gross trailer weight: 6,000 lbs
  • Maximum tongue weight: 600 lbs
  • Channel width: 2"
  • Bolt hole dimensions:
    • Center to center: 3"
    • Diameter: 1/2"
  • Limited lifetime warranty


This coupler combines with a Lock 'N' Roll vehicle-end hitch (sold separately) to create a safe, secure, fully articulating connection that's great for towing whether you're on the road or off-road. It's more secure than a traditional ball coupler, and it's more comfortable and quieter than a pintle setup. The Lock 'N' Roll connects quickly and easily, and can adapt to any towing conditions.


Strong, Safe Connection

When using a traditional ball coupler, it can be hard to tell if the coupler is fully latched around the ball. You can head out assuming the connection is secure, only to have the trailer pop off of the ball and disconnect while you're towing. With the Lock 'N' Roll, that won't happen.


Lock N Roll Connected

This unique coupler is designed to interlock with a matching vehicle-side hitch to form a tight, secure connection. Unlike on a ball coupler, the latching components on the Lock 'N' Roll system are easy to see, so you can tell at a glance if the connection is secure.


Once secure, the Lock 'N' Roll setup offers a wide range of motion, which makes for a smooth ride. Because of the articulating action of the combined coupler and hitch, the Lock 'N' Roll connection can handle the harsh bumps and road shock that could otherwise stress and potentially damage a ball coupler.


The Lock 'N' Roll connection also makes your trailer less vulnerable to theft. Unlike a traditional ball coupler, which is compatible with any hitch ball of a matching size, the trailer-side Lock 'N' Roll coupler can only connect to a vehicle-side Lock 'N' Roll hitch. So your trailer cannot be towed away unless it's connected to a vehicle with a Lock 'N' Roll hitch installed.


With the Lock 'N' Roll, you can have peace of mind knowing your connection will not come apart or succumb to damage caused by road, nor will your trailer be vulnerable to theft.


Comfortable Off-Road Towing

The pintle hitch connection is the most common setup when towing off road because of the flexibility in the connection. But that flexible connection can also result in a lot of slop. This can cause uncomfortable jerking as well as rattle and noise. In addition, when using a pintle/lunette ring setup, it can be difficult to back up your vehicle and trailer without jackknifing. And it can be hard to disconnect at certain angles, which may be a necessity when overlanding.


The Lock 'N' Roll assembly, on the other hand, offers a close-fit, slop-free connection that's designed for off-roading. This close-fitting design provides a smoother ride than a pintle/lunette ring connection with less rattle. It also makes it easy to back your vehicle and trailer up without jackknifing.


With the trailer end and vehicle end combined, the Lock 'N' Roll setup also creates a fully articulating connection that's great for off-roading. The bearing that's built into the vehicle-end hitch allows for 360 degrees of rotation, which means that your trailer could actually roll all the way over and not take your vehicle with it. The connection also pivots side to side and up and down, making it easy to take rough trails without jarring your setup. This also allows for fast and easy disconnection, even at extreme angles.


How Lock 'N' Roll Works

Lock N Roll Fully Connected

Each Lock 'N' Roll setup requires 2 parts - a trailer end and a vehicle end. Together they create a strong, secure connection. To connect, just line up the trailer end and vehicle end together and place the outer metal tabs of the trailer-end coupler into the hooks on the vehicle-end hitch. Then fold the latching plates on the vehicle-end hitch down and secure them in place over the tabs using the pin and clip included with your vehicle-side hitch. With the latching plates secured, the Lock 'N' Roll assembly will stay firmly connected.


In Action Diagram

When the trailer-side coupler and vehicle-side hitch are secured together, they form an articulating assembly with 3 axes of directional motion. The uniquely designed bearing on the vehicle-side hitch allows the connection to rotate a full 360 degrees. The trailer-side coupler's hinge allows the connection to pivot to the left and to the right. And when the 2 sides are joined, the tabs will roll inside of the hooks so that the entire assembly can tilt up and down.


Towing with the Lock 'N' Roll is easy, and it gives you a connection that's both flexible and secure.



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Customer Reviews

Lock N Roll Articulating Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler - 2" Channel - Trailer Side - 336TS528

Average Customer Rating:  5.0 out of 5 stars   (3 Customer Reviews)

Ideal for the rigors of off-road towing or overlanding, this fully articulating straight-tongue coupler pairs with a vehicle-side Lock N Roll hitch (sold separately) to form an extra-strong connection that is safe and secure, no matter the terrain.

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just got my Lock N Roll hitches, will not be using them for a month or so due to my trailer still being built. I can say they came in a very timely manner, well wrapped look to be well made, will know more down the road and will submit another review later. I highly recommend etrailer love the hot to and explanation videos very informative. Thanks guys 938929



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As advertised 847373



- 336TS528
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So far it resolved the problem we had. You just need to be careful when driving at speeds over 50 miles if full, because the trailer will be able to move in all axles if a sudden move/turn from your wheel; though you can add sway bars. We are glad we bought it and we may buy another one. 735420


Comments
Great, a game changer. Will buy it again at some point, to add it on another trailer, thus not having to change it every time.
Al - 01/04/2021

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Ask the Experts about this Lock N Roll Straight Tongue Trailer Coupler

  • Which Version of the Lock N Roll Articulating Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler Fits 3 inch Channel
    The Lock N Roll Articulating Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler # 336TS528 that you referenced is designed to fit on 2 inch wide frame channel. If you need a version that fits a 3 inch channel you'd want the part # 336TS508 instead. The 3 inch channel width is the most common size seen on trailers so this would be most likely your best option. The distance from the bolt center to the top of the channel is 3/4 inches. On the vehicle side you'd then need the # 336VS501 which fits a 2 inch...
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  • Lock N Roll Hitch Assembly for 5 Inch Drop
    The correct Lock N Roll hitch assembly is going to depend on the size of the channel the coupler of your trailer sits on. You need about a 5" drop, and the closest is going to be the 4-1/2" drop Lock N Roll Articulating Hitch for 2" Receivers - 4-1/2" Drop/Rise - Vehicle Side # 336VS517. Being 1/2" away from perfectly level is not going to be an issue, and in order to secure the Lock N Roll to your hitch you need the Trailer Hitch Receiver Lock # e98880. After that you just need to...
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  • Attaching the Lock N Roll Articulating Coupler to Tongue of Trailer where Bolt Holes Don't Line Up
    One easy solution would be to have the Lock N Roll # 336TS528 welded to your 2 inch wide trailer tongue if the bolt holes don't line up. This is the most common way to install couplers as lining up bolt holes isn't always possible.
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  • Dimensions of the Lock N Roll Articulating Trailer Hitch
    I went out to measure the Lock N Roll Articulating Trailer Hitch for 2" Receivers - Vehicle Side # 336VS501 and found the distance from the center of the hitch pin hole to the back of the latching mechanism is about 6", the length from the center of the hitch pin hole to the end of the receiver is about 11" and the overall length is approximately 13-3/4". Like the title says this the vehicle side of the ball mount and will need a trailer side coupler such as the Lock N Roll Articulating...
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  • Is There an Articulating Coupler That Will Work for Jeeps
    We do have an articulating coupler that will work with your Jeep and trailer, although we don't carry the Max Coupler brand. What we carry is the Lock N Roll Articulating Trailer Hitch for your Jeep and the Lock N Roll Articulating Channel Tongue Trailer Coupler for your camper. All you need is to determine which rise or drop you need and the size of the channel on your camper. - No Drop or Rise: Lock N Roll Articulating Trailer Hitch for 2" Receivers - Vehicle Side # 336VS501 -...
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  • Locks that Can Be Used with Lock N Roll Articulating Hitch Setups
    Since the Lock N Roll Articulating Hitch # 336VS503505 that you referenced has a hollow shank you can use the hitch lock/anti-rattle device # 63232 as a really great lock setup that will also prevent any rattling of the accessory in your hitch. The matching trailer side coupler is the part # 336TS528 for a pole tongue trailer or # 336TS504 for an a-frame style coupler. This type of coupler does not have a lock made for it but the good news is that it's so unique the likelihood of a...
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  • Availability of Lock N Roll Trailer Coupler That Fits 2 inch Trailer Hitch Opening
    The Lock N Roll Trailer Coupler # 336VS501 that you mentioned is designed to fit a 2 inch hitch which is a standard hitch size like you mentioned. You'd need to have the matching trailer side coupler part # 336TS528 installed on your trailer as well.
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  • Can Lock N Roll Hitch System be Used with Disc Brakes on Trailer
    I reached out to my contact at Lock N Roll and he said that their system can be used with a surge brake application and that everything will function normally. The Coupler # 336TS502 would be the easiest to install if you have that type of surge brake system, but there are also the channel mounts for 2" # 336TS528, 2-1/2" # 336TS506, and 3" # 336TS508 channels if you're able to install one of those. As far as the tow vehicle side of things goes I've linked our selection for you to filter...
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  • Does Lock N Roll Articulating Hitch Require Lock N Roll Trailer Coupler
    Yes, the Lock N Roll Articulating Hitch for 2" Receivers # 336VS511 does need the trailer to have a matching Lock N Roll coupler. The reason is the unique way the hitch and coupler attach, which allows the rotation and smooth ride you'll get with this hitch and coupler combo. I will list the compatible trailer couplers of the Lock N Roll Articulating # 336VS511, and keep in mind to secure it to your receiver you will need Receiver Lock # e98880. Compatible Couplers: Lock N Roll Articulating...
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  • Trailer Side Options for Lock N Roll Articulating Hitch Setup
    The Lock N Roll Articulating Hitch w/ 3-Position Channel - 2" Receivers # 336VS503505 is just the vehicle side of the equation. The reason for this is because not all trailers have the same setup. For the trailer side we have a few options based on the style of the trailer. The part # 336TS528 is for a 2 inch straight channel, the part # 336TS504 is for an A-frame trailer, # 336TS506 is for a 2-1/2 inch straight coupler, and # 336TS508 is for a 3 inch straight channel.
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  • Can a Swivel Type Pintle Hook Be Used with 2 Hitch
    The best option I have for an adjustable pintle hook that slides into a 2" hitch is the Curt Pintle Hook Mounting Plate part # C48341 with the Curt Pintle Hook part # C48210. I am not aware of any way to use a swivel type pintle hook with a 2" hitch. That said, you might be interested in Lock-N-Roll system, like part # 336TS528 and part # 336VS501 which would give you the swivel feature and 2" hitch compatibility.
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