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 Posted - May 13 2020 :  08:44:34 AM Link directly to this topic  Show Profile  Add Leeski1981 to Buddylist
Hi everyone! I am new to the forum here. I just set up my Tyco train set that I had when I was a kid (1980s). It is the Railmaster 102 with the Virginian locomotive. Everything still works great after all these years. However I am in need of couplers for my cars. I am not sure what type they are or where to get them. Any help would be appreciated. I have pictures.

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 Posted - May 13 2020 :  4:46:20 PM Link directly to this reply  Show Profile  Click to see DaCheez's MSN Messenger address  Add DaCheez to Buddylist
Hi, welcome to the forum! Those are called horn hook couplers. They were the standard in HO for years. Your example is missing the little spring-tab on the end. Ebay is your best bet, unless someone here has a stash. You just need to keep an eye on the portion of the coupler which mounts to the car to be sure you're buying the correct style.

These look to be compatible:
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 Posted - May 13 2020 :  7:02:14 PM Link directly to this reply  Show Profile  Add thesiding to Buddylist
Life Like used to make these separate sale They are about 4 to 5 dollars for six

I MAY be able to spare a few

Tyco made them as well sometimes they surface at Hobby Shops that have been around over thirty years

And as suggested e bay
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