K5 Kadee #5 HO Magne-Matic Metal Coupler-Center Shank (2prs)
The industry leading coupler manufacturer features an all metal standard coupler, a #634 standard centering spring and comes complete with an insulated draft gearbox and lid. The NO.5® Magne-Matic® Metal Coupler may be mounted with the included #242 Gearbox or with other manufacturers cast-on coupler pockets.
The #242 HO Scale Universal "Black Box" Snap-Together Insulated Gearbox & Lids provides the convenience of a "full assembly" of the complete coupler assembled within the draft gearbox for easier handling and less frustration for those with bigger fingers.
Precision engineered to work with Kadee® NO.5®, 58, 20-Series and 40-Series & All Whisker® Couplers.
2-56 screws are the most commonly used for center hole. Screw length will very depending on the mounting situation.
Our packages includes 4) #5 Kadees with #634 centering springs and four pairs of #242 Universal snap-together insulated gearboxes and lids. Enough for two pairs of cars. Please visit Kadee.com website for further instructions on installation.
It is not recommended to use a metal coupler directly on a metal surface or in a metal draft gear box to avoid the possible electrical crossover or shorting that may cause damage. Use the provided insulated draft gear box.