#178 HO Scale #158 Scale Whisker® Metal Couplers & Scale Gearboxes - Medium (9/32") Centerset Shank
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.
Refer to our helpful Coupler Conversion Charts to determine the appropriate coupler to use on your model.
Whisker Coupler Instructions
Two pair per package
Made in the U.S.A.
- (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:
|| - Metal
|| - Medium (9/32") (center hole to back of coupler head)
|| - Centerset
|| - #625
|| - Whisker®
|| - Scale Head
#178 Snap-Together Gearbox Features:
|| - Insulated Plastic
|| - Snap-Together
|| - 19/32"L x 17/64"W x 5/32"H
|| - 29/64"
|| - 25/64"
|Trip Pin Height
|| - 1/32"
|| - 2-56 Insulated Screws are the most commonly used. (Screw length will vary)
|| - 0-48 or 0-80 are the most commonly used. (Screw length will vary)
Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov WARNING:
CHOKING HAZARD - Small Parts - Not for children under 14 years.
Kadee Quality Products Co. products are not toys and are not intended for children under 14 years old.