American Train and Track HO Scale Coupler Conversions

The perfect solution for all of your coupler woes. Thanks to our extensive list of HO Scale coupler conversions it's easier than ever to fit Kadee® Couplers onto your locomotives and rolling stock. Our conversions typically require the least amount of modification to your model and the How-To Instructions and diagrams make fitting your new couplers a breeze. Remember to always check your coupler heights with our #206 Coupler Height Gauge. We've done the hard work for you so find the perfect coupler in the list below.*

  Whisker® Metal Coupler Standard Coupler Other Coupler Options

Alco 415

Alco 415 Conversion
Any medium centerset coupler - Truck Mount

Plymouth MDT Switcher

Plymouth MDT Switcher Conversion

All Freight Cars (Generic)

All Freight Cars (Generic) Conversion
in a #252 Gearbox

Box Car & Reefers

Box Car & Reefers Conversion
Any medium centerset coupler

Flat Car, 3 Container

Flat Car, 3 Container Conversion
Any medium centerset coupler

Coach, Old Time

Coach, Old Time Conversion

Anywhere a NO.5® is listed, the #28, #58 or #118, #119, #158, #148 Whisker® Coupler can be used in its place.

*Our conversion’s based on only one model from a production run, there may be inconsistencies in a model’s production run that require a different coupler or model modifications to achieve the proper coupler height for coupler function.

** Metal Coupler Note: It is not recommended to use a metal coupler directly on a metal surface to avoid the possible electrical crossover or shorting that may cause damage.