We at National Trailer parts have partnered with Hopkins Manufacturing to expand our selection of 7 blade trailer end connectors to better meet the needs and requests of our customers. Here’s a quick breakdown of the different products we now offer:
12-706 – Hopkins 7 blade trailer end connector. This is your industry standard connector. Found on most modern trailers. Available in bulk or retail packaged, it’s an essential item to have on your shelf.
38502 – Hopkins “Nite-Glow” 7 blade trailer end connector. This product features a transparent red cover with an integrated LED that lights up when power is being received from the tow vehicle. With a price point marginally higher than a standard plug; this is an idea product for both retailers looking for more consumer value in their products, or an OEM looking to differentiate from the competition.
38503 – Hopkins LED Test 7 blade trailer end connector. This is a premium product that has separate integrated LEDs on a display that verify each individual function at a glance. The rotatable puck allows you the LED display to always face up. This product could be perfect as an upgrade option for an OEM build or an enthusiast product offering for a retailer.
48500/48510 – Hopkins Endurance 7 blade trailer connectors. These top-of-the-line products feature a pistol grip handle, 3-year warranty, and heavy-duty casings and seals. 48500 is an entirely plastic casing while 48510 features a mixed metal/plastic casing. This product comes prepackaged in a bilingual retail clamshell perfect for slatwall.