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KD-5 - #5 Universal Metal Couplers with Gearboxes - Medium (9/32") Centerset Shank (HO Scale)

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#5 HO Scale (NO.5®) Universal Metal Couplers with Gearboxes - Medium (9/32") Centerset Shank

This industry leading coupler features an all metal standard coupler, and #634 standard centering spring and comes complete with insulated draft gearbox and lid. The NO.5® Magne-Matic® Metal Coupler may be mounted with the included #232 Gearbox or with other manufacturers cast-on coupler pockets.

Package Includes:

  • (2) Pair NO.5® Metal Couplers - Medium Centerset Shank
  • (2) Pair #634 Centering Spring NO.5® Style
  • (2) Pair #232 Gearboxes
  • (2) #622 Knuckle Springs


NO.5® Metal Coupler Features:
Material  -   Metal
Shank Length  -   Medium (9/32") (center hole to back of coupler head)
Coupler Offset  -   Centerset
Knuckle Spring  -   #622
Centering System  -   Standard Shank
Centering Spring  -   #634 Centering Spring NO.5® Style
Head  -   Standard Head
Works In Place of  -   #58, #28, #118, #119, #148, #158, & most medium centerset "clone" couplers.
Works With  -   #213, #232, #234, #242 draft gear boxes, & 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, a #148 Whisker® coupler should be used unsteady of a NO.5® coupler. The top of the #148 Whisker® coupler shank may be filed thinner to fit the shallower cast-on coupler pockets.

#232 Plastic Draft Gearboxes & Lids Features:
Material  -   Insulated Plastic
Dimensions  -   29/64"L x 19/64"W x 7/64"H
Works With  -   NO.5®, #58, 20-Series and all Whisker® Couplers


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)
Side Holes  -   0-48 Self-Tapping or 0-80 Machine Screws. (Screw length will vary)