Kadee Item #140 is a bulk pack (50 Pair) of #148, Metal, Standard Head, Whisker Couplers
Medium Centerset Shank
(Draft Gear Boxes are NOT included)
Bulk Pack (50 pair)
The #148 coupler will work anywhere a NO.5® Coupler will work. The #148 coupler is a direct replacement for most Bachmann On30 couplers & a direct replacement for any plastic Medium Centerset “clone” couplers. The #148 Kadee® Magne-Matic® WHISKER® Coupler features a Metal Coupler, Metal WHISKER® Centering Spring, insulated Draft Gear Box and Lid. The #148 Coupler may be mounted with supplied 242 draft gear box or with manufactures cast-on coupler pockets.
It is not recommended to use a metal coupler directly on a metal surface or in a metal draft gear box to avoid the possible electrical crossover or shorting that may cause damage. Use the provided insulated draft gear box.
Shown being installed directly in freight car coupler box.
#148 Mounting Dimensions Illustrated Below