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Testing Kadee Couplings

Article #21 - 25/10/2021 23:39
These couplings are great if you can get them set-up correctly.
They are American-style knuckle couplings that use magnets to uncouple them.
Under tension, the couplings stay connected going either way over the magnet, but it the tension is released slightly (by backing up a tiny bit), the magnet opens the knuckles.
In this open state, the wagon can be pushed down the siding (into place) as the knuckle is forced to stay open during this push.
Once the loco (or other wagons) mode away, the knuckle springs back to it's "ready" position to allow it to be re-coupled later.


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