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Since the absolute minimum radius on the layout is now 1200 mm - just one curve in the passenger section at Samedan - it was time to check if body mounted Kadees would be possible.


Yes indeed, with a few extra provisions.












Allow the coupler to pivot around the mounting screw, restrict the pivoting by modifying the mounting pad, add a tang to attach a centering spring if that should be required. A dished plastic washer provides minimal friction.






img src="http://www.rhb-grischun.ca/P1/Couplers01_s.jpg">  






Coupler heights are supposed to match the Kadee coupler gauge.






img src="http://www.rhb-grischun.ca/P1/Couplers02_s.jpg">  






Coupled to a LGB Haik car.









to be continued