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Another N-gauge coupler development – this time from Europe

I  came across this blog , UK based but describing a French fine scale ‘N’ layout.  And it had a very interesting post on ‘N’ gauge couplers. N-tram are the doyen of European brass models, in N-m and N.  They are … Continue reading

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An interesting N-gauge coupler development

A very interesting development from MicroTrains – the ‘True-Scale’ N-gauge coupler.  The pictures below shows how good these look (photos MTL.)  They also have the advantage over using ‘Z’ gauge couplers in ‘N’ that they have no springs and ‘slinky’ … Continue reading

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From the ridiculous to the sublime (couplers #2)

Of course there is nothing new under the sun.  Looking on the RMweb community and N-gauge forum, I find that people have been making their own transparent Rapido couplers, and that Mathieson fit their PO wagons with them, and offer spares.  I … Continue reading

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An amazing N-gauge coupler

The challenge for the railway modeller (at least this one) is always the couplers.  You want a balance between something that works well and maybe even uncouples remotely, and something very inconspicuous.  And if you don’t use the industry standard … Continue reading

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