Kadee for Bachman 2-8-0

Discussion in 'HO Scale Model Trains' started by billwv, Jan 3, 2007.

  1. billwv

    billwv Member

    Hi All,

    Has anyone mounted Kadee couplers on the Bachman Spectrum 2-8-0? Is there any problems in doing so?

    I wonder if the new whisker type will work?

    I am considering purchasing the 2-8-0 but would like to be assured that I can convert it to Kadee or McHenry.

    Thanks for any comments.

  2. LongIslandTom

    LongIslandTom Member

    The Kadee whiskers are perfect drop-in replacements for Bachmann's EZMates. I'm 99% sure it should work. :thumb:

    Good luck!
  3. Russ Bellinis

    Russ Bellinis Active Member

    I put a set of #5's on my 2-8-0.
  4. billwv

    billwv Member

    Thanks for the information. I'll go for it.

  5. NYNH&H

    NYNH&H Member

    The Bachman already comes with EZ-Mate couplers, which are basically the same thing as Kadees.

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