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Kadee Couplers on an Aristo-Craft Dash 9

This article illustrates how to install Kadee 1787 Gauge 1 couplers on an Aristo-Craft Dash 9. The only modification required is to enlarge the rear hole in the tail of the coupler boxes with a 15/64th inch drill bit so they will fit snugly over the coupler mounting posts on the diesel. If you do …

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Kadee Couplers on an Aristo-Craft GP-40

This article illustrates how to install to install Kadee 1787 Gauge 1 couplers on an Aristo-Craft GP-40. The only modification required is to enlarge the rear hole in the tail of the gear boxes with a 15/64th inch drill bit so they will fit snugly over the coupler mounting posts on the diesel. If you …

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Kadee Couplers on a USA Trains S-4

This article illustrates how to install Kadee Gauge 1 couplers on a USA Trains S-4. Two different methods are shown for mounting the 1831 (now 1909) couplers. Method 1 will allow more coupler swing, and Method 2 closer coupling but less coupler swing. Method 1 Remove the hook and loop couplers and trim the S-4 …

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