KADEE HO #178 WHISKER METAL COUPLERS (#158) WITH SCALE GEARBOXES (2 PAIR)

KADEE HO #178 WHISKER METAL COUPLERS (#158) WITH SCALE GEARBOXES (2 PAIR)

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⚙️ #178 WHISKER METAL COUPLERS (#158) WITH SCALE GEARBOXES (MEDIUM CENTERSET SHANK)

⚙️ SCALE HEAD

🏭 KADEE

🏷️ #178

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⭐ Ages 14+

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FROM THE MANUFACTURER:

The #178 Kadee® Magne-Matic® Coupler features a "Scale" Metal Whisker® Coupler (a smaller head coupler which is more to scale and is patterned after the type 'E" couplers), insulated "Scale" Draft Gear Box and Lid with rear and center screw holes for mounting.

2-56 screws are the most commonly used for center hole.

0-48 or 0-80 screws are used for rear hole.
Screw length will very depending on the mounting situation.

It is not recommended to use a metal coupler directly on a metal surface or in a metal draft gearbox to avoid possible electrical crossover and shorting that may cause damage.

Whisker Coupler Instructions

UPC: 765484001782

Made in the U.S.A.

Package Includes:

  • (2) Pair #178 Scale Whisker® Metal Couplers - Medium Centerset Shank

  • (2) Pair #178 Scale Snap-Together Gearboxes and lids

  • (2) #625 Knuckle Springs

#178 Scale Whisker® Metal Coupler Features:

Material - Metal

Shank Length - Medium (9/32") (center hole to back of coupler head)

Coupler Offset - Centerset

Knuckle Spring - #625

Centering System - Whisker®

Head - Scale Head

#178 Snap-Together Gearbox Features:

Material - Insulated Plastic

Lid Type - Snap-Together

Dimensions - 19/32"L x 17/64"W x 5/32"H

Mounting Specifications:

Mounting Height - 29/64"

Centerline - 25/64"

Trip Pin Height - 1/32"

Center Hole - 2-56 Insulated Screws are the most commonly used. (Screw length will vary)

Rear Hole - 0-48 or 0-80 are the most commonly used. (Screw length will vary)


Recommended Tools:

  • #206 Insulated Muti-Purpose Coupler Height Gauge

  • #231 Greas-em Dry Graphite Lubricant

  • #237 Coupler Trip Pin Pliers

  • #240 Double Headed Pin Vise

  • #241 Dual Tool Manual Uncoupling Tool and Spring Pick

  • #246 Tap (2-56) and Drills (#50 and #43)