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UPDATE ON MY COACH 64 - 25 FEB 2017 08:59:16
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COACH 64 BEGINS- - 9 MAR 2017 15:01:16
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COACH 64 1:20.32 SCRATCH BUILD- - 9 MAR 2017 21:25:23
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COACH 64 RAILS AND PHOTO.- - 17 MAR 2017 22:27:08
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COACH 64 THRESHOLD PLATES- - 1 DEC 2017 10:57:48
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PRINTING PROGRESS ON COACH 64 - 10 DEC 2017 09:21:48
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COACH 64 PROGRESS DEC 21- - 21 DEC 2017 13:18:33
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COACH 64 PROGRESS STALLED- - 11 FEB 2018 16:24:50
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COACH 64- - 13 APR 2018 13:20:53
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COACH 64 FRONT WALL PRINT- - 13 APR 2018 23:03:13
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COACH 64 BRAKES- - 16 APR 2018 09:36:47
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COACH 64 WESTING HOUSE BRAKES - 19 APR 2018 12:11:39
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COACH 64 DRY FITTING PARTS- - 2 MAY 2018 21:29:55
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COACH 64 SE ASSEMBLY- - 6 MAY 2018 16:06:08
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DECALS FOR COACH 64- - 11 MAY 2018 22:34:39
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COACH 64 1:20.32 SCALE- - 14 MAY 2018 13:41:54
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COACH 64 PROGRESS JUNE 4- - 4 JUN 2018 17:50:29
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COACH 64 PRINTED COUPLERS- - 29 AUG 2019 21:45:32
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COACH 64- - 30 AUG 2019 12:16:21
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COACH 64 PRINTED BREAK BAR- - 30 AUG 2019 12:29:30
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COACH 64 BUMPERS- - 30 AUG 2019 12:35:04
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COACH 64 BRAKE WHEELS- - 30 AUG 2019 12:47:11
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COACH 64 INTERIOR DETAIL- - 30 AUG 2019 12:58:46
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COACH 64 KITCHEN ASSEMBLY- - 30 AUG 2019 13:06:54
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COACH 64 W.C. SINK- - 30 AUG 2019 13:11:56
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COACH 64 WC CABINET TEST - 30 AUG 2019 13:19:12
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COACH 64 WC CABINET PRIMED- - 30 AUG 2019 13:24:35
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COACH 64 PROGRESS- - 30 AUG 2019 13:33:07
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COACH 64 CHALLENGES- - 30 AUG 2019 14:00:02
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COACH 64 PRINTER PROBLEMS- - 30 AUG 2019 14:04:58
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COACH 64 MORE PRINTING ISSUES- - 30 AUG 2019 15:37:39
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Coach 64 Experimenting with couplers-
Richard Kapuaala Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2019 13:49:39

coupler open.jpg
Getting these babies to work took some doing. I drew up a few plans, and even a couple in 3D ...
April Work on coupler.jpg
But on paper and monitor, everything works the way it should.
coupler closed.jpg
In the end, I had to sand, file, experiment and adjust before I could get these to work.
front coupler mount.jpg
I didn't have an endless supply of springs to experiment with, so I found an easy way to use less. Since the springs I had could both compress and stretch, I used one spring to center the coupler.
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