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Does anyone have the dimension for the correct coupler height off the rail for 1:20.3 cars? I know alot of people just match Accucraft cars, but I don't have any and want to get my Shay's coupler in the right place. I assume that Kadee's G-Scale height gauge is for 1:22.5?

I'm sure this has been answered before, but I did a quick search already and couldn't come across it.
 

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Jim is correct.....
For what it's worth, in the prototype generally the center line of the coupler is determined by the diameter of the wheel.......
 

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Posted By Jim Francis on 02/13/2009 12:45 PM

UP9018,

You can use the Kadee coupler height gauge if you add a 0.125 inch (1/8") shim to raise the stationary coupler's height.

Jim




Thanks Jim, I will do just that.
 

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I can only speak for the cars that the D&RGW had, their height was set at 26" from the top of the rail to the center line of the coupler.
 
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