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Hi,

Does anyone have any experience with gaugemaster tension lock uncouplers?

They seem like a very appealing option where standard uncouplers are a pain but I'd be really keen to hear if people think they work well? And if any one has any tips on fitting them?

Thanks for your advice from a slightly confused novice!

Mark
 

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They do work but you have to be precise where you position what you want to uncouple. I eventually converted to Kadee couplers. It's quite a robust action as it's a solenoid operated that raises a bent plate to lift the hook on the tension lock to uncouple. I seem to remember that if I got it wrong it lifted the stock off the track ! I think we'll rate it as effect for experienced users with good eye sight...............
Perhaps try a small magnet on a thin wooden dowel all you have to do is lift the hook
 
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