#5 (NO.5®) Metal Couplers – Medium Centerset
his industry leading coupler features an all metal standard coupler, and #634 standard centering spring and comes complete with and insulated draft gearbox and lid. The NO.5® Magne-Matic® Metal Coupler may be mounted with the included #232 Gearbox or with other manufacturers cast-on coupler pockets.
The 148 Whisker® Coupler is equivalent to the NO.5® Metal Coupler.
It is not recommended to use a metal coupler directly on a metal surface or in a metal draft gearbox to avoid possible electrical crossover and shorting that may cause damage. Use the provided insulated gearbox or insulated #28 coupler.
Refer to our helpful Coupler Conversion Charts to determine the appropriate coupler to use on your model.
Two pair per package
- (2) Pair NO.5® Metal Couplers – Medium Centerset Shank
- (2) Pair #634 Centering Spring NO.5® Style
- (2) Pair #232 Gearboxes
- (2) #622 Knuckle Springs
|Shank Length||– Medium (9/32″) (center hole to back of coupler head)|
|Coupler Offset||– Centerset|
|Knuckle Spring||– #622|
|Centering System||– Standard Shank|
|Centering Spring||– #634 Centering Spring NO.5® Style|
|Head||– Standard Head|
|Works In Place of||– #58, #28, #118, #119, #148, #158, most medium centerset “clone” couplers|
|Works With||– #213, #232, #234, #242, most manufacturer cast-on draft gearboxes|
|Material||– Insulated Plastic|
|Dimensions||– 29/64″L x 19/64″W x 7/64″H|
|Works With||– NO.5®, #58, 20-Series and all Whisker® Couplers|
|Mounting Height||– 29/64″|
|Trip Pin Height||– 1/32″|
|Center Hole||– 2-56 Insulated Screws are the most commonly used. (Screw length will vary)|
|Side Holes||– 0-48 Self-Tapping or 0-80 Machine Screws. (Screw length will vary)|