#158 “Scale” Whisker® Metal Coupler – Medium Centerset Shank
This industry leading coupler features an all metal coupler head, shank, and Whisker® centering spring and comes complete with insulated draft gearbox and lid. The #158 Magne-Matic® Scale Whisker® Metal Coupler may be mounted with the included #242 Snap-Together Gearbox or with other manufacturers cast-on coupler pockets.
The #158 Scale Whisker® Metal Coupler will work anywhere a #58 Coupler will work.
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.
Refer to our helpful Coupler Conversion Charts to determine the appropriate coupler to use on your model.
Whisker Coupler Instructions
Two pair per package
Made in the U.S.A.
- (2) Pair #158 Scale Whisker® Metal Couplers – Medium Centerset Shank
- (2) Pair #242 Snap-Together Gearboxes
- (2) #625 Knuckle Springs
|Shank Length||– Medium (9/32″) (center hole to back of coupler head)|
|Coupler Offset||– Centerset|
|Knuckle Spring||– #625|
|Centering System||– Whisker®|
|Head||– Scale Head|
|Works In Place of||– NO.5®, #58, #28, #38 (#148 in a #252 box), #118, #119, #158, medium centerset “clone” couplers|
|Works With||– #213, #232, #234, #242, #252, #262, manufacturer cast-on draft gearboxes|
|Material||– Insulated Plastic|
|Lid Type||– Snap-Together|
|Dimensions||– 7/16″L x 5/16″W x 1/8″H|
|Works With||– NO.5®, #58, 20-Series and 40-Series, 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)|