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hotrodrob21

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Re: couplers....please help!
« Reply #25 on: August 28, 2008, 08:49:28 PM »
if anyone else is looking for a UFP(squre looking) coupler check this out:
http://store.pacifictrailers.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=catalog.prodInfo&productID=585&categoryID=90
they have the brake actuator type too & seem to have good prices
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LBsuperjet

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Re: couplers....please help!
« Reply #26 on: August 28, 2008, 11:07:47 PM »
LB Superjet, is it leagal to run the chain like that?  I need to put chains on my trailer but I dont weld! I'v seen them bolted on. I'll also be changing my toung, I just hate drilling holes on any trailer! But hell I need to paint it any way!
hey dude, it might not be legal, but its just a temporary one till i get a nice mount welded on. i dont weld neither! just at my former boss' shop...i already cut it off since im only towing local right now...i need to get something done..just get a friend or something to MIG a crosmember on that u can wrap twin cables onto the underside and you'll be ready to paint...thats what i plan on doing  ;D ;D
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75 fantasy

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Re: couplers....please help!
« Reply #27 on: March 18, 2010, 01:52:05 PM »
what do you guys think of this kind of coupler? i had one on my sanger project. i liked the fact you set the height and backed in or pulled straight out. i had to draw it, can't find a picture.
i can't decide if i want to put this style on my new trailer or not. does anyone have one of these?
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Brad @ SCJB

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Re: couplers....please help!
« Reply #28 on: March 18, 2010, 01:56:07 PM »
dont quote me on this, but i remember the discussion of this style came up and one time and someone said they have been deemed to be illegal/unsafe....maybe illegal to install on new trailers? i dont know

either way, they are real blood blister making pinching bitches.

personally, i'd just stick with the traditional kind.
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Brad @ SCJB

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Re: couplers....please help!
« Reply #29 on: March 18, 2010, 01:58:26 PM »
nevermind....its this thread actually lol
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75 fantasy

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Re: couplers....please help!
« Reply #30 on: March 18, 2010, 02:08:02 PM »
here is the thread i was talking about....

http://www.performanceboats.com/html/forums/showthread.php?t=6106

yeah, they look cooler then the standard ones, but after reading peoples reviews that have dealt with them, i'd stick with a standard one.....it looks like its unsafe for towing and lots of blood blisters from getting pinched by it.

LOL, i guess i should of opened that link :-[ i thought is was for the square new style.
there must be issues with that style because i can't find any anywhere! ok i'll stay with the traditional style.
thanks brad
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Nordie

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Re: couplers....please help!
« Reply #31 on: March 18, 2010, 02:58:45 PM »
what do you guys think of this kind of coupler? i had one on my sanger project. i liked the fact you set the height and backed in or pulled straight out. i had to draw it, can't find a picture.
i can't decide if i want to put this style on my new trailer or not. does anyone have one of these?

my sanger and tahiti both have this style, and i find it very safe! i dig em, but there is alot of fatigue placed on the ball!
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beerjet

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Re: couplers....please help!
« Reply #32 on: March 19, 2010, 05:23:38 PM »
Is this what yer referring to.
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i dont but im all for stuffin shit in her ass to make her go away :-*

75 fantasy

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Re: couplers....please help!
« Reply #33 on: March 22, 2010, 07:33:18 AM »
yep just like that :thumbup:
thanks
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BigGuy

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Re: couplers....please help!
« Reply #34 on: March 24, 2010, 05:32:55 PM »
If anyone has one like beerjets laying around i am interested in it.  i have one like that on my boat but it is missing the spring.  i dont mind it yet, it still hasnt pinched me. 

Jacob
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OC2Vegas

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Re: couplers....please help!
« Reply #35 on: March 24, 2010, 08:23:01 PM »
If anyone has one like beerjets laying around i am interested in it.  i have one like that on my boat but it is missing the spring.  i dont mind it yet, it still hasnt pinched me.  

Jacob

Just buy a new spring. McFadden-Dale has them or home depot, etc. If you need size, length I can check mine. I have the same type.
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