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Author Topic: Uncoupling Dapol Easyshunt couplers with Neodym Magnets  (Read 255 times)

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Uncoupling Dapol Easyshunt couplers with Neodym Magnets
« on: January 25, 2019, 06:48:38 PM »
Inspired by some trials of a friend of mine, I started my own test with Dapol Easyshunt couplers and neodym magners. Because of the curved nature of my terminus station I had to do some trials for the right arrangement of the possition for the magnets, which I show you in the video. Before another friend of mine installed the Dapol uncouplers, but these wasn't reliable, as very light wagons as one of my kitbuilt Lowfits was pulled towards the magnets, and another magnet installed in the throughtrack of a station resulted a train to uncouple when it passed the station. The magnes I used have a diameter of 2mm, and fits between the sleepers of my Peco track. I also found out recently that you could couple Rollingstock with Dapol Easyshunt couplers and Rollingstock with Microtrains couplers, and or Kato magnetic couplers together.
The result could be seen here.

« Last Edit: January 26, 2019, 05:05:00 PM by McRuss »


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