Modeling the 1870's - Miller Couplers

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hminky

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In my attempt to develop a reasonable 1870's coupling system, I discovered that trimming NMRA couplers produces an "Miller-esque" coupler. If mounted further under the car it would resemble the Miller Hook.

miller_coupler.JPG


What is a Miller coupler?

http://www.ironhorse129.com/rollingstock/dictionary/millerhook.htm

It can be used in my link-and-pin system with a modified U link.

http://www.pacificcoastairlinerr.com/1879/cars/couplers/

Just an idea
Harold
 

SDP45

I like TYCO!
Looks like a good idea. Now, just post your address for those of us who use Kadee (or whatever). We'll send you multiple lifetimes worth of horn-hook/X2Fs! :D:D:D
 

hminky

Member
SDP45 said:
Looks like a good idea. Now, just post your address for those of us who use Kadee (or whatever). We'll send you multiple lifetimes worth of horn-hook/X2Fs! :D:D:D

I have a whole box full, next to my box of 33" plastic wheelsets. NEVER throw anything away you may need it later. :eek:

Harold :D
 




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