#143 Whisker® Metal Coupler - Short Centerset Shank
This industry leading coupler features an all metal coupler head, shank, and Whisker® centering spring and comes complete with insulated draft gearbox and lid. The #143 Magne-Matic® Whisker® Metal Coupler may be mounted with the included #242 Snap-Together Gearbox or with other manufacturers cast-on coupler pockets.
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. Use the provided insulated gearbox or insulated #23 coupler.
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 #143 Whisker® Metal Couplers - Short Centerset Shank
- (2) Pair #242 Snap-Together Gearboxes
- (2) #622 Knuckle Springs
#143 Whisker® Metal Coupler Features:
|| - Metal
|| - Short (1/4") (center hole to back of coupler head)
|| - Centerset
|| - #622
|| - Whisker®
|| - Standard Head
|Works In Place of
|| - #23, #33 (#143 in a #252 box), Short Centerset "clone" couplers
|| - #213, #232, #234, #242, #252, #262, manufacturer cast-on draft gearboxes
#242 Snap-Together Gearbox Features:
|| - Insulated Plastic
|| - Snap-Together
|| - 7/16"L x 5/16"W x 1/8"H
|| - NO.5®, #58, 20-Series and 40-Series, All Whisker® Couplers
|| - 29/64"
|| - 25/64"
|Trip Pin Height
|| - 1/32"
|| - 2-56 Insulated Screws 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.