Bachmann Large Scale Coupler Conversions

The perfect solution for all of your coupler woes. Thanks to our extensive list of Large 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 #1 Scale coupler heights with our #829 or #1929 Type E Coupler Height Gauge, and check your G Scale coupler heights with our #880 or #980 Type E Coupler Height Gauge. We've done the hard work for you so find the perfect coupler in the list below.*

  AAR
Type E
G Coupler

Original Style
G Coupler

Kadee®
Remote
G Coupler

AAR
Type E
#1 Coupler

Original Style
#1 Coupler

4-6-0 Big Hauler

4-6-0 Big Hauler Conversion
 
 
 

2-4-2 Prairie
- Pilot

2-4-2 Prairie - Pilot Conversion
 
 

2-4-2 Prairie
- Tender

2-4-2 Prairie - Tender Conversion

2-4-2 Tank Switcher
(Spectrum)

2-4-2 Tank Switcher (Spectrum) Conversion
 

2-8-0 Consolidation

2-8-0 Consolidation Conversion
 
 
 

2-8-2 K-27

2-8-2 K-27 Conversion
#906 or #916
 
 

4-6-0 Ten Wheelers

 
 
 

0-4-0 Porter
Tank Switcher

0-4-0 Porter Tank Switcher Conversion
 
 
 


Discontinued


#1796

0-4-0 Porter
Tank Switcher
(New Production)

0-4-0 Porter Tank Switcher (New Production) Conversion

Front: #904 &
#913 gear box,
Rear: #909
Rear:
#831
 
Front: #1904 &
#913 gear box,
Rear: #1909
Front: #822 &
#913 gear box,
Rear: #1831

2-6-0 Mogul
(Tender Only)

 
 
 

4-4-0 Centennial
(Tender Only)

4-4-0 Centennial (Tender Only) Conversion
 
 
 

Climax

 
 
 

Heisler

Heisler Conversion
 
 
 

Shay (New & Old Production)
Large Diameter
(8 Foot Diameter
& Larger) - (Front)

Shay (New & Old Production) Large Diameter (8 Foot Diameter & Larger) - (Front) Conversion

 
 

Shay (New & Old Production)
Large Diameter
(8 Foot Diameter
& Larger) - (Rear)

Shay (New & Old Production) Large Diameter (8 Foot Diameter & Larger) - (Rear) Conversion

 
 
 

Small Diameter
(Less than 8
Foot Diameter)



 

45 Ton
Diesel Switcher

45 Ton Diesel Switcher Conversion
 
 
 

Side Dump
Ore Car
(All Plastic)

Side Dump Ore Car (All Plastic) Conversion
 
 

Log Car (B)

 

20’ Rolling Stock

Other Rolling
Stock - to date

Note: If the coupler conversion doesn't have a "New Generation" Type "E" Coupler option listed it is not available. If you would like "New Generation" Type "E" Couplers, you will need to purchase the listed coupler package (in order to have the necessary components for conversion) & then you would need to purchase the appropriate "New Generation" Type "E" Coupler replacement couplers & swap out couplers in original conversion. Use the coupler cross reference chart description or coupler description from Kadee® web site product page to identify the coupler style included in the packaging. The #782, #783, #1782 & #1783 have modified couplers that are not available in the "New Generation" Type "E" Coupler.

Note: Kadee®-RC Couplers can only be body mounted.


*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.