Kato & Accumate couplers

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by alcuin, Jan 17, 2008.

  1. alcuin

    alcuin Member

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    I was just singing the praises of my new Kato sd80mac, but ... is it me, or are Kato's couplers not compatible with Atlas Accumate couplers? I just tried coupling up the the Kato engine with an Atlas car and they just don't seem to fit :confused: Is this an issue for anyone else?

    Chris
  2. who_dat73

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    I seem to have a lot of problems with Atlas to MT couplers coming undone also so evin tho MT makes great couplers I switch them out for the most part with Atlas couplers
  3. SD90

    SD90 Active Member

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    I switch all of my couplers out to MT, that way, everything always stays connected.
    I found that the Atlas couplers wouldn't even stay connected to each other, even with only 10 or 15 cars. MT's will hold a 50 car train up a grade with no problem.
  4. roch

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    I got soo tired of mine coming apart that I glued them together. :curse: Not a good idea. wall1wall1wall1

    Roch