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HO Assembled #5 Couplers

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UPC Code: 765484000037
Scale: 1/87In Stock: Low
MSRP: $10.79Minimum Quantity: 1


The #148 Whisker® Metal Coupler will work anywhere a
NO.5® Coupler will work.

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 #148 Magne-Matic®
Whisker® Metal Coupler may be mounted with the included #242
Snap-Together Gearbox or with other manufacturers cast-on coupler

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 #28 coupler.

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

Two pair per package

Package Includes:

  • (2) Pair Assembled #148
    Whisker® Metal Couplers in #242 Gearboxes
  • (2) Extra #622 Knuckle Springs

#148 Whisker® Metal Coupler Features:

 –   Metal

Shank Length
 –   Medium (9/32″) (center
hole to back of coupler head)

Coupler Offset
 –   Centerset

Knuckle Spring
 –   #622

Centering System
 –   Whisker®

 –   Standard Head

#242 Snap-Together Gearbox Features:

 –   Insulated Plastic

Lid Type
 –   Snap-Together

 –   7/16″L x 5/16″W x 1/8″H

Mounting Specifications:

Mounting Height
 –   29/64″

 –   25/64″

Trip Pin Height
 –   1/32″

Center Hole
 –   2-56 Insulated Screws are the
most commonly used. (Screw length will vary)