Re: [SergentEng] Re: Kato coupler conversions

Christopher Zurek

The older Kato locomotives did not have coupler boxes. There was a horn hook coupler held on with a plastic push in pin.

A Kadee box will fit in the slot, and that should be able to hold a Sergent compatible shank coupler.

I on the other hand am trying to figure out how to make that awful looking opening and buffer on the Kato pilots look better.

Chris Z.

On 5/29/2014 7:17 PM, morganw.davis@... [SergentEng] wrote:

freedom not much help on the SD 40 s but the SD 90 s just dropped inif yours are set up the same way as the 90's are you just need to undo the screw holding a couple box under the engine pulled them out through the front and then there should be a little plastic tabs underneath the body that you want to slowly and carefully work free and everything should separate if you happen to notice its acting like its stuck on something then you can go digging for the screw but usually they're just stubborn and no you really shouldn't half a body part

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