[SergentEng] Where to purchase
Mike Van Hove
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I have used his online cart, several times, with absolutely no problem.
You will love these couplers, I have converted all my HO Standard Gage Colorado Midland equipment to them, and I really like them. (Over a hundred pieces of equipment)
I’m switching over to HOn3 and as I build my rolling stock, I’m using all Sergent couplers.
They have several advantages, but the one I like best is: They don’t have slack running in and out all the time, like the Kaddees do.
Frank Sergent is a good guy to deal with.
I should give the usual disclaimer:
I’m not related to him, have never met him in person, but he’s been very good to work with.
Mike Van Hove
PS, do spend the few bucks and get the Assembly Fixture. Well worth the price.
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The real RR cars have all kinds of slack action that has to be taken into account of in train handling or there are problems w/ broken knuckles & drawbars, etc. When the real trains leave from a dead stop they have to do it slowly to avoid break in twos. Of course most of us modelers don't run trains over 30 cars so slack doesn't present the same kinds of prototype problems as the real RRs have. Our biggest break in two problems come from bad track work which causes misaligned couplers. >}
Santa Fe Springs CA
On Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 8:20 PM, Mike Van Hove mvanhove@... [SergentEng] <SergentEng@...> wrote: