#5 HO Scale Universal Metal Couplers with Gearboxes – Medium (9/32″) Centerset Shank – 2 PAIRS – #380-005
The Number 5® Kadee® Magne-Matic® Coupler features a Metal Coupler, #634 Centering Spring, insulated #232 Draft Gear Box and Lid with side and center screw holes for mounting.
The Number 5 Coupler may be mounted with supplied #232 draft gear box or with manufactures cast-on coupler pockets.
It is not recommended to use a metal coupler directly on a metal surface or in a metal draft gear box to avoid the possible electrical crossover or shorting that may cause damage. Use the provided insulated draft gear box or use the very strong plastic isolated #28 Coupler which has the same mounting dimensions as the Number 5 Coupler.