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 Posted: Thu Jan 17th, 2013 03:31 pm
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These appear to be the prototype for the NMRA X-2F couplers so popular in the last century. Well, at least I am trying...

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Lol. I have been waiting for someone to point that out. First thing that crossed my mind. I can't make out the patent numbers in my photo.

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kneighbarger wrote: Neat cars, really like that first one. Any more photos of it would be appreciated.
The couplers were also used at the Apache Powder works in Benton, AZ.



 
Reminds me the infamous X2F...



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" Reminds me the infamous X2F..."


" These appear to be the prototype for the NMRA X-2F couplers so popular in the last century. Well, at least I am trying..."


:bg:


That's EXACTLY what I thought on the last << Page !

All these great minds thinking in sync.


;)


Anyway, from the last << Page also ...

... Not a bad looking ore-car, for those of us ALLERGIC to ...

... RIVETS ! :shocked:






:old dude:



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Hi all,
These are Willison-type couplings. Because of the jaw geometry and locking tab, these are less likely to have spontaneous uncoupling events than a traditional knuckle coupler. The traditional knuckle coupler is banned underground in Australia after breakaways on underground grades and Willisons are currently the only permitted coupling for underground use.

They are also widely used in the sugar cane industry in Queensland.



and a second photo showing the under-slung cut lever



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