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Old 12-01-2018, 05:10 PM   #1
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I have been looking for manual uncoupling ramps. The only ones I can find, are Peco SL430. Sometimes these are stated as 00 -oo9, and sometimes just 009. So can they be used for 00 please.
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According to Peco they are for Narrow gauge 00-9 which is the narrow gauge version of 00

If I understand narrow gauge correctly 00-9 is the body the same scale as 00 but running on a track that is close to N-Gauge in size, well something like that.

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You need SL-29.
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Old 12-01-2018, 05:38 PM   #4
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Agree with WTD. For Hornby, Bachmann, Dapol and Heljan etc OO stock using Tension lock couplings Peco SL-29 is the one.
This was pointed out to you in post #2 here... http://www.modelrailwayforum.co.uk/s...ad.php?t=13168
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I remember using those on my N gauge many years ago. I have two SL29, and neither will work. They are too low, when pushed down between the sleepers.
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I always found they worked too well. I use hand uncouplers now.
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I have just made a hand uncoupler, there`s a bit of a knack to it, but it works.
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This is what I made, work a treat.
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I remember using those on my N gauge many years ago. I have two SL29, and neither will work. They are too low, when pushed down between the sleepers.
I found that by bending the brass(?) strip, it put a bit more tension on the ramp and kept it a little higher. I took them out eventually and replaced them with magnets and Kadee couplers.
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