Question about Rapido Couplers

Discussion in 'N / Z Scale Model Trains' started by Bennett, Feb 27, 2003.

  1. Bennett

    Bennett New Member

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    I'm trying to find which manufacturer(s) use a Rapido Coupler that has a small hole, instead of the usual "T" that goes into the coupler pocket. I'm in need of two such couplers. Anybody able to help? Thanks.
  2. K.V.Div

    K.V.Div Member

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    Welcome aboard, Bennett!
    What is the application for? It sounds like the type used on Kato, Atlas and Life Like locomotives equipped with body mount couplers.
    If so, I have got plenty you can have for free.
    Note that each manufacturers coupler is different from each other.
    Happy modeling and Cheers!

    Terry
  3. Bennett

    Bennett New Member

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    Thanks for the reply Terry. These will be used on some brand of European passenger cars. I think they might be Fleischmann.

    If the Rapidos you have, include a flat shank with a hole in it, I sure could use a couple. (Most of the Rapidos I've seen have the common T-shank with a little nipple that engages the coupler spring.)
    If you could mail me a few, I'll reimburse your postage. Please send me a private e-mail and I'll return my Texas address to you.

    Thanks, again.

    Ben
  4. WVRR

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    I too am in need of 3 couplers from Atlas. I'll even exchange them for 3 MT's. All my rolling stock is rapido and if I could possibly get these 3 couplers I can make use of all my motive power. Any help would be great.
    Private e-mail me at:
    rstraingifs@yahoo.com
    Ed