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Photo 9 shows the top hole removed from ther Red Caboose 51060 coupler and drilled out to 1/1/6"
Photo 6 Shows Red Caboose 51060 Coupler with two holes in it's shank.
Photo 10 show the corners of the coupler filed off so that it does not hit the coupler body when it pivots.
Install the coupler onto the shaft in the coupler body. Make sure the coupler pivots easily from side to side. You will most likely find it too...
Photo 8 Shows thhe coupler preparing to be drilled out starting with a #55 drill bit working up to a 1/16" drill bit. You don't have to use a...
Photo 7 shows the Red Caboose 51060 coupler trimmed
Here are the top & bottom of the coupler body with their long ends removed
Clean up the ends after cutting with a file
Take your cutter/saw and carefully remove the long ends off the coupler body
Photo 2 show the top of the coupler remove from the coupler body with the coupler removed from the coupler body. Note the two long ends on the...
Replace top on coupler body (snaps in) and install on locomotive.