Anthony Thompson <thompson@...>
John Degnan wrote:
. . . I wonder if Kadee couplers faced your same arguement when they first came out and surely had to state that they were not compatible with the standard "horn-hook" couplers? They faced the same hill-to-climb and they climbed it to become a standard.
Hardly true about horn-hooks, John. In addition to the variety of one-off types (Baker, etc.) there were working knuckles (Devore) and good dummies (several mfgrs.) which were widely used. The horn-hook certainly did not become standard among scale modelers, then or ever.
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