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KD-158-50

KD-158-50 - #158 Whisker Bulk Pack (without Draft Gear Boxes) 50pr (HO Scale)

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The #158 coupler will work anywhere a NO.5®, #28, #38, #58, #118, #119 & #148 Coupler will work..

This industry leading coupler features an all metal coupler head, shank, and Whisker® centering spring. The #158 Magne-Matic® Whisker® Metal Coupler may be mounted with the #213, #232, #234, #242, #252, #262 Gearboxes (not included) 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.

Package Includes:

  • (50) Pair #158 Scale Whisker® Metal Couplers - Medium Centerset Shank
  • (Extra) #622 Knuckle Springs


#158 Whisker® Metal Coupler Features:
Material  -   Metal
Shank Length  -   Medium (9/32") (center hole to back of coupler head)
Coupler Offset  -   Centerset
Knuckle Spring  -   #625
Centering System  -   Whisker®
Head  -   "Scale" Head
Works In Place of  -   NO.5®, #58, #28, #38 (#148 in a #252 box), #118, #119, & medium centerset "clone" couplers
Works With  -   #213, #232, #234, #242, #252, #262, & most manufacturer cast-on coupler pockets* (molded-on gearbox).


*Note: Some manufacturers now produce models with non-industry standard coupler pockets (molded-on gearbox). These shallower coupler pockets may require slight modification to the gearbox or coupler to function properly. If the model has a shallow molded-on gearbox, the top of the #158 Whisker® coupler shank may be filed thinner to fit the shallower cast-on coupler pockets.

Mounting Specifications:
Mounting Height  -   29/64"
Centerline  -   25/64"
Trip Pin Height  -   1/32"
Center Hole  -   2-56 Insulated Screws are the most commonly used. (Screw length will vary)

Note: (#158-50 supersedes #151).