Re: Rapido Reefer and Sergent Couplers


Mark
 

Sergents will work if you remove the small flat part inside the #58 knuckle. They will uncouple with this treatment. Have hopes of going sergent.

Mark Morgan

--- On Tue, 1/11/11, larrywolohon@... <larrywolohon@...> wrote:

From: larrywolohon@... <larrywolohon@...>
Subject: Re: [STMFC] Rapido Reefer and Sergent Couplers
To: STMFC@...
Date: Tuesday, January 11, 2011, 4:34 PM







 













Ed & others,



I thought that I heard that Sargent couplers will couple with scale Kadee couplers such as #58, etc, which are what I have been using.



Thanks,



Larry Wolohon

----- Original Message -----

From: "Ed" <nprybiged@...>

To: STMFC@...

Sent: Tuesday, January 11, 2011 1:42:47 PM

Subject: [STMFC] Rapido Reefer and Sergent Couplers



 



Harding Douglas



Thank you for posting the photos of Rapido's new Reefer.



Was this car a prototype car of any railroad ? Rapido did

a go job the detail looks great. I would like to see

manufactors do the srirrups a little thinner. I know we

can always file them down, as I do.



Just an added note....I have purchased some Sergent Engineering

couplers and have put them on a couple of cars, man what

a differace they make. They will go on any model contest cars

I do. They operated with out a flaw. For someone staring out

I would recomend them. They will not interface with KD.



Again thanks for the posting



Ed Ursem





























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