Kadee #142 HO Scale 140-Series Whisker Metal Couplers with Gearboxes 2 Pair - Medium (9/32") Overset Shank

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#142 Whisker® Metal Coupler - Medium Overset Shank

This industry leading coupler features an all metal coupler head, shank, and Whisker® centering spring and comes complete with insulated draft gearbox and lid. The #142 Magne-Matic® Whisker® Metal Coupler may be mounted with the included #242 Snap-Together Gearbox 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. Use the provided insulated gearbox or insulated #22 coupler.

Refer to our helpful Coupler Conversion Charts to determine the appropriate coupler to use on your model.

Two pair per package

HO-Scale

UPC: 765484001423

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Package Includes:

  • (2) Pair #142 Whisker® Metal Couplers - Medium Overset Shank
  • (2) Pair #242 Snap-Together Gearboxes
  • (2) #622 Knuckle Springs


#142 Whisker® Metal Coupler Features:
Material  -   Metal
Shank Length  -  Medium(9/32") (center hole to back of coupler head)
Coupler Offset  -   Overset
Knuckle Spring  -   #622
Centering System  -   Whisker®
Head  -   Standard Head
Works In Place of  -   #22, #32 (#142 in a #252 box), Medium Overset "clone" couplers
Works With  -   #213, #232, #234, #242, #252, #262, manufacturer cast-on draft gearboxes


#242 Snap-Together Gearbox Features:
Material  -   Insulated Plastic
Lid Type  -   Snap-Together
Dimensions  -   7/16"L x 5/16"W x 1/8"H
Works With  -   NO.5®, #58, 20-Series and 40-Series, All Whisker® Couplers


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


Recommended Tools:

  • #206 Insulated Muti-Purpose Coupler Height Gauge
  • #231 Greas-em Dry Graphite Lubricant
  • #237 Coupler Trip Pin Pliers
  • #240 Double Headed Pin Vise
  • #241 Dual Tool Manual Uncoupling Tool and Spring Pick
  • #246 Tap (2-56) and Drills (#50 and #43)