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Demco Trailer Coupler - Cast - Adjustable Channel - eZ-Latch - Zinc - 2-5/16" Ball - 21K

Demco Trailer Coupler - Cast - Adjustable Channel - eZ-Latch - Zinc - 2-5/16" Ball - 21K

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Cast ball coupler is made of sturdy steel and has a durable zinc finish. Composite eZ-Latch ensures fast, easy, secure hookup and disconnect. Adjustable channel bracket and mounting hardware sold separately. 1-636-306-4830 to order Demco adjustable trailer coupler part number DM14040-95 or order online at etrailer.com. Free expert support on all Demco products. Guaranteed Lowest Price and Fastest Shipping for Demco Trailer Coupler - Cast - Adjustable Channel - eZ-Latch - Zinc - 2-5/16" Ball - 21K. Adjustable Trailer Coupler reviews from real customers.
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Demco Adjustable Trailer Coupler

  • 2-5/16 Inch Ball Coupler
  • Coupler Only
  • 21000 lbs GTW
  • Auto Latch
  • Demco

Cast ball coupler is made of sturdy steel and has a durable zinc finish. Composite eZ-Latch ensures fast, easy, secure hookup and disconnect. Adjustable channel bracket and mounting hardware sold separately.


Features:

  • Cast ball coupler lets you hook up your trailer to your tow vehicle
    • Provides connection point for hitch ball
  • eZ-Latch mechanism 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
  • Corrosion-proof polymer-nylon-resin composite latch handle is durable and impact resistant
    • Sleek low-profile design allows hazards to simply slip over the top of the coupler, preventing damage to latch components
  • Adjustable channel mount lets you change coupler's height depending on application
    • Channel bracket and mounting hardware sold separately
  • Sturdy steel construction
  • Zinc finish offers corrosion resistance
    • 300-Hour salt spray rating
  • SAE J684 certified
  • Made in the USA


Specs:

  • Application: 3" wide channel bracket
  • Ball size: 2-5/16"
  • Weight capacity: 21,000 lbs
  • Coupler dimensions: 8-1/8" long x 2-7/8" wide
  • Diameter of lock pin hole: 5/16"
    • Minimum span needed for pin lock: 3"
  • 1-Year warranty


Coupler Dims

Note: (4) 5/8" Grade 5 mounting bolts must be used to achieve the 21,000-lb weight capacity


eZ-Latch Coupler

Cast Coupler Cutaway

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 handle and the coupler socket will automatically release its grip on the ball.


Demco eZ-Latch in Use

The contoured, low-profile design of the latch handle helps protect the coupler from damage by allowing any potential hazards - from debris on the road to your ball mount backing into the coupler - to simply slide over the top. This helps prevent anything from getting under the latch handle and releasing the ball, and it can also limit any damage to the coupler should an impact occur


Unlike most couplers, which have a pin hole on the handle latch, the eZ-Latch coupler features a hole on the side of the coupler itself. Inserting a coupler lock through this hole will keep the latch from lifting, preventing disconnect and theft.


Sturdy, Corrosion-Resistant Construction

Made of sturdy steel, this coupler features a durable zinc coating that is designed to limit rust and corrosion. This finish has a 300-hour salt spray rating, allowing it to stand up to the elements.


The eZ-Latch's sleek, ergonomically designed handle is constructed of an impact-resistant polymer-nylon-resin compound that provides the flexibility and strength needed to bounce back from a collision. The handle is corrosion-proof, allowing it to withstand whatever the road and the elements dish out.



14040-95 Demco Trailer Coupler with Easy Latch for Adjustable Channel Bracket - Zinc Plated - 2-5/16" Ball - 21,000 lbs

Item # DM14040-95




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Video Transcript for Demco Adjustable Trailer Coupler - Coupler Only - DM14040-95 Review

Today we're going to be taking a look at part number DM14040-95. This is the Demco Channel Bracket Trailer Coupler for 2-5/16" hitch balls. This coupler is made of a sturdy steel construction. It has a corrosion resistant zinc finish. It's got the eZ latch design so it's going to ensure fast, easy, secure hook up and disconnect. The adjustable channel bracket and mounting hardware are sold separately.

That can be found right here on our website. This coupler is going to let you hook up your trailer to your towed vehicle. It's going to provide a connection point for your hitch ball. The eZ latch coupler mechanism is going to have a corrosion proof, composite latch. It's going to ensure simple, secure hook up and disconnect. The eZ latch design is going to let you hook up when the latch is in a closed position so there's no need to have it open, although you can if you want.

The beauty of this system is that even with the latch in the closed position all you have to do is drop the coupler over the hitch ball. It's going to automatically engage and snap into place. Disengaging is really easy as well. All you have to do is lift up on the contour handle and it's going to automatically release the grip on the ball. The adjustable channel mount is going to let you change the coupler height depending on your application. These holes are going to measure 5/8" diameter.

If we take a measurement the distance that we have between the two holes measuring center on center, it looks like that's going to measure right on 2". Again, it's made from a sturdy steel construction. It's going to have a 200 hour salt spray rating. The ball size is 2-5/16". It's going to have a weight capacity of 21,000 pounds. Taking a measurement here at the back, outside edge to outside edge, it looks like that's going to measure just under 3".

That means that this is designed to fit 3" wide channel brackets. Again channel bracket is sold separately. You can check out some options here on our website. Taking a measurement of the overall length measuring from front to back, it's going to give us a measurement of about 8-1/8". The last thing I want to point out is you're going to notice it has a hole located on each side here at the front of the coupler. That hole is going to measure 5/16" in diameter. That's designed so you can install a coupler pin and lock. If your trailer is unattended you can install that lock. If you don't already have one you can check out some options here on our website. A coupler pin and lock is going to make sure that nobody connects to your trailer if it's unattended. That way they don't run off with it. It's all about theft prevention. You can also install a coupler pin and lock with this connected to your vehicle. All it does is it just makes sure that the mechanism doesn't work properly. With that coupler pin and lock on there it's going to ensure secure connection, making sure the coupler doesn't come off your hitch ball, which is also going to prevent anybody else from being able to come up, disconnect it from your set up and move it to theirs. It's a great system to have in place. Again that part is going to be sold separately. If you don't already have one you can check out some options here on our website. That's going to do it for our review of part number DM14040-95. This is the Demco Channel Bracket Trailer Coupler for 2-5/16" Hitch Balls. .


Customer Reviews

Demco Trailer Coupler - Cast - Adjustable Channel - eZ-Latch - Zinc - 2-5/16" Ball - 21K - DM14040-95

Average Customer Rating:  4.8 out of 5 stars   (327 Customer Reviews)

Cast ball coupler is made of sturdy steel and has a durable zinc finish. Composite eZ-Latch ensures fast, easy, secure hookup and disconnect. Adjustable channel bracket and mounting hardware sold separately.

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This is heavy duty if you're looking for a great reliable coupler. Replaced on a trailer I use to haul my D2 Catepillar. The coupler has performed above and beyond, over rough terrain and long hauls. No signs of wear and absolutely no metal failure or stress fractures like previous couplers from other suppliers.




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great product, great service, cheap shipping and fast!




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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


Very good quality, construction, and finish. This was used to replace a 5000# rated coupler on my RV trailer that was just not strong enough. It has an extra 2-3" of length than the old coupler so make sure your safety chains have enough length to accommodate the extra length. One bonus for me was that the extra length was just enough to allow me to open the back door of my SUV with the trailer hitched (which I couldn't do before). The DEMCO coupler does take a 2 1/2" wide hitch pin /lock which is different than most couplers.




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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


The coupler came quickly and fit perfectly. So much better than the original.
I will make sure all my trailer business will go to etrailer.


Comments
It continues to perform like it was new. I will never have a trailer without one!
JOE E - 01/24/2022


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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


Replacing a sloppy 21K pintle with this hitch, pintle came with a trailer I bought used so this will be a quiet replacement to pair with my B&W Tri-ball I bought a couple years ago with etrailer.




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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


This is the best hitch on the market! I've changed over all 4 of my trailers to this hitch. Simple hook/unhook, releases off the ball smooth, no pins to mess with. The included steel bracket (product #DM6125-81) is super heavy duty & so is the hitch itself, plenty heavy for any 2 5/16" trailer. I hacked off my existing hitches w a cutoff saw, welded a plate then the bracket and did each of my trailers , w paint, in less than an hour.




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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


I don’t really want to write a review, hope someone will really read this.the main reason I ordered a bolt on coupling is so I would not have to weld, but I’m gonna have to even add 2in.to my trailer to make all the holes match. I would have returned it but your return policy says I would have to pay shipping ugg!!. I’m already in for 140.00 bucks now I have to pay and end up with nothing but lost of money for nothing. I’m 74 years old and did not want to weld , that was my only reason for ordering your coupling .the thing had some scratches and marks on it like it had already been a return, don’t think it was done during shipping, although it was put in a fairly large box with flimsy paper packing, so I’m going to have to make it work,even have to weld and everything. Now I’m having to waste time writing all of this , and it’s not going to even make any difference anyway. I think y’all owe me some kind of discount for all my troubles I was trying to avoid anyway, but I’m sure that is not going to happen either. GOD BLESS THOMAS OLIVER


Comments
You mentioned that you needed to add 2 inches to your trailer to install the trailer and I wanted to see if you could explain in more detail what you mean. Would you be able to send pictures?
-- Etrailer Expert Jenny N - 04/05/2022


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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


Very solid hitch. Fast shipping. Fits well except your trailer channels need to nearly come to a point for the first set of holes to have anything to bolt to. Mine did not, so I am having it welded on as well. No paperwork or hardware with this package, but the video will answer most all questions.


Comments
Excellent - it’s stronger than the trailer. Weak point is the plastic lever. If I’m unhitching on an incline it won’t release. I would break it.
Matt - 04/09/2022


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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


Best coupler I've ever used! Very impressed and will be swapping out on another trailer that also has a finicky coupler latch.




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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


Installed this AWESOME hitch on my 20 ft equipment trailer after I upgraded to 8k axles. This hitch is a beast. I love the no touch when hooking up. Just lower the trailer down and it makes a positive lock sound. I welded the hitch to a 1/2 inch thick plate. Welded the plate onto the trailer and used my own gussets instead of the supplied ones. You won’t go wrong with this hitch!




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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


I decided I wanted to renew my Dad's old trailer. Starting with a trailer coupler upgrade to the adjustable "eZ-Latch". Thanks to etrailer it was an easy, convenient one stop shop and I couldn't be more pleased with the products and service. When it comes time to do the running gear and tires, etrailer will be my source.

Thank you!




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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


My old coupler was pretty used up and rated at only 5000 lbs for a 10,000 lb trailer so it had to go.
The new bolt-on 10,000 lb coupler is quality. I like the EZ latch because its smooth, self latching and easy. The job was about four hours including removing old coupler, welding some new channel in and drilling holes. New coupler looks good, works great, and trailer is safer.




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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


love these couplers ! they are the best and are easy to open up and when they are pulled up you know it is disconnected !! the best !

I was a little disappointed when I opened the box yesterday and found that there was no keeper pin with the couplers now I have to go to town and find the right size ! I was thinking it would come with one ! should have a option to buy the correct one or just send one with !! thanks


Comments
Here is a link to our ion of coupler locks if you are still looking to purchase one.
-- Etrailer Expert Brooke M - 05/02/2022


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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


I like the 4 bolt system rather than the 2 bolt system because it "mates" the two metal surfaces together better than 2 long bolt design. The way in which its tightened is better. Plus if you have 1 of 4 bolts break you can still safety tow it. If 1 of 2 bolts break you're flirting with disaster. 21k coupler on a 10k trailer. Heavier and better design than my original Made in China coupler.




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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


The process with ordering and delivery of my hitch went great and deserves a 5 star proformance. This is the 2nd time ordering trailer parts and they always out proforma my satisfaction




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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


I love Demco Couplers, they are so easy to use and so well constructed.
I have been changing the couplers on all of my equipment to Demco.
etrailer is the is by far the best place to get them, along with numerous other items like trailer jacks, lights, hitches, etc.
Great customer service, fast shipping, great prices, what more could you ask?




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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


Made in the USA perfect fit.




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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


Was very easy to install. I did have to grind a bit off the back so I could get clearance for the bolt holes to line up. Only took about 30 min to install.




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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


Product itself is GREAT! It came with no manual or instructions or details, or even a factory box. Just cam in plain box with nothing? The second item came in a box that looked like it went through a dozen yard sales and returns. Box was held together with tape. Product inside was very nice shape.




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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


Absolutely Great coupler! I have 3 trailer's with 3 different hitches. These Demco unit's are so simple and so easy to operate. I just bought a new equipment trailer last week and I struggled to get that coupler on (so did the dealer) so I ordered 2 of these to make my life easy. I now have 1 for a spare or parts if needed. Highly recommend one if you have any issue's with your current coupler. YES, they are worth it..... I'd give these more than 5 stars if I could.




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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


Trailer coupler was easy to install,
fits
over tow ball and locks with ease.
I’ve ordered other trailer parts from E Trailer and they always have shipped quickly and parts have always been what’s specified on their website.
And their videos are very helpful when ordering parts.
I highly recommend ordering parts from this company.




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Review from a similar eZ Latch Coupler in Adjustable Trailer Coupler


this was an effective solution to a bent trailer coupler and twisted frame. i did add
welds and a piece of channel to the frame before i bolted it down. 4 stars because i had to hunt around for a lock long enough to go thru the hole in the
front. definitely recommend if you have a difficult repair on a trailer coupler.



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