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Old 04-27-2004, 09:58 AM
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Ck the lock nut under the ball as stated. Mine came loose but I caught it before disaster.
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Old 04-27-2004, 10:33 AM
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re: That's a whole lot of piece of mind for little money.
That's what I thought and they can't steal the boat or trailer by unscrewing the nut from underneath like they do even if you have the top latch padlocked.
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Old 04-27-2004, 10:37 AM
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You SHOULD have a cotter pin uner your balls nut (man that does not sound right at all.... )

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Old 04-28-2004, 03:25 AM
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forgot to add that without John McDeshen who owns Tall Tree service stopping by with his beg rig and helping me out I still my be there! He pulled up offerred his trck to move the boat out of th highway and into a safe lot , then lent he his ball so I could tak the whole shootin match to the draw tite dealer for my heavt duty receiver. Thanks John
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Old 04-28-2004, 08:56 AM
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I have seen the nut come loose too many times. After I torque it down I spot a small weld on there. Some one said "you can never take it off then" , well thats kind of the idea. If you need a new reciver they cost less than $20.00. Thats a bargain for peace of mind.
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There is a hitch out there that does not have that lock nut chit in it. It is made by Bulldog and is like a clam shell. I will not tell how many old trailers that got droped using that out dated style couplers.What is a $35.00 coupler compaired to the object in tow. A company called Redneck Trailer Supplies is where iI get the right chit inorder to trailer safely. I have a Tampa PH# (813)628-0000 for them. E-mail is not listed in my catalog. Nothing holdes a candle to this coupler,Nothing.
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