Atlas - HO Coupler Conversions



NOTE: Our conversions typically requiring the least modification to a model. The How To Instructions and Diagrams are based of the Standard Coupler; they will still be a good guide for the Whisker® & Other suggested coupler options. Always check the coupler heights with either our #205 or newer #206 Coupler Height Gauge.
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Stop & Read This! Newer HO-Scale Models with Factory Knuckle Couplers will not be listed. They are easily converted by using our #148 or "scale" head #158 Whisker® Couplers.

**Note: Some manufacturers now produce models with non-industry standard coupler pockets. These shallower coupler pockets may require slight modification to the gearbox or coupler to function properly. If the model has a removable gearbox it can be replaced with a Kadee® gearbox. If the model has a molded-on gearbox, the coupler shank may be filed thinner to fit.

  Whisker® Metal Coupler Standard Coupler Other Coupler Options

AEM-7

AEM-7 Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

ALP-44

ALP-44 Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

Alco B-425 & 426 Century

Alco B-425 & 426 Century Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

Alco C-424 Phase I and II

Alco C-424 Phase I and II Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

Alco C-425

Alco C-425 Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

Alco RS-1

Alco RS-1 Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

Alco RS-3

Alco RS-3 Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

Alco RS-11

Alco RS-11 Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

Alco RSD-4/5

Alco RSD-4/5 Conversion
 
 

Alco RSD-12

Alco RSD-12 Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

Alco S-1

Alco S-1 Conversion
 
 

Alco S-2

Alco S-2 Conversion
 
 

Alco S-3

Alco S-3 Conversion
 
 

Alco S-4

Alco S-4 Conversion
 
 

EMD F-3

EMD F-3 Conversion
 
 

EMD F-7

EMD F-7 Conversion
 
 

EMD FP-7 Austria

EMD FP-7 Austria Conversion
 
 

EMD FP-7

EMD FP-7 Conversion
 
 

EMD GP-7

EMD GP-7 Conversion
 
 

EMD GP-7 New Production

EMD GP-7 New Production Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

EMD GP-38

EMD GP-38 Conversion
 
 

EMD GP-38 New Production

EMD GP-38 New Production Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

EMD GP-40

EMD GP-40 Conversion
 
 

EMD GP-40 New Production

EMD GP-40 New Production Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

EMD SD-9

EMD SD-9 Conversion
 
 

EMD SD-24

EMD SD-24 Conversion
 
 

EMD SD-24 New Production

EMD SD-24 New Production Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

EMD SD-35

EMD SD-35 Conversion
 
 

FM H15-44

FM H15-44 Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

FM H16-44

FM H16-44 Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

GE C 30-7

GE C 30-7 Conversion
 

or

 

GE U23B

GE U23B Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

GE U30C

GE U30C Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

GE U33/36C

GE U33/36C Conversion
 

or

 

GE Dash 8-40B

GE Dash 8-40B Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

GE Dash 8-40C

GE Dash 8-40C Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

Caboose, Extended Vision

Caboose, Extended Vision Conversion
 
 

Other Rolling Stock

Other Rolling Stock Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

Passenger Cars

Passenger Cars Conversion
Any Medium Centerset Coupler

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.

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