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8950606 Self-contained model railroad coupler  
Embodiments related to a self-contained coupler for model railroad rolling stock are provided. In one example, a self-contained coupler comprises a coupler assembly including a knuckle and an...
8783480 Toy car connection apparatus and method  
A toy train car including a coupler or hitch. The coupler includes a first connector (e.g., socket) configured to be connected to the train car and a second connector (e.g., ball) configured to be...
8720710 Magnetically actuated model railroad coupler  
A model railroad car coupler assembly comprises a coupler with an upper shank having a coupler knuckle at a distal portion and a flat proximal portion, a lower shank having a coupler thumb at a...
8469210 Toy car connection apparatus and method  
A toy train car including a coupler or hitch. The coupler includes a first connector (e.g., socket) configured to be connected to the train car and a second connector (e.g., ball) configured to be...
8464881 Coupling device for a cart, and rail-guided cart with a coupling device  
A coupling device for coupling two cars includes a coupling body, a bearing with which the coupling body is mounted to pivot about a vertical axis of the car, and a drawbar via which the coupling...
8448795 Articulating pilots on model trains  
A system and method is provided for pivoting a pilot on a model train, thereby allowing the model train to maneuver around a section of a model train track having a relatively small radius. In one...
8152007 Automatic coupler for model railroad car  
In an automatic coupler for a model railroad car, a coupler body includes a knuckle coupler member formed of a coupler trunk having a knuckle portion and an engagement portion, and a receiving...
8127952 Model train coupler with linear actuator  
A model train coupler which can be opened using a remote signal. The coupler design includes an upper arm and a lower arm, both of which pivot around a common axis. The two arms are mounted in a...
7810660 Model railroad coupler  
A model railroad coupler for use with model railroad rolling stock includes a coupler head and a coupler knuckle carried pivotally on the coupler head; an elongate coupler shank having one end...
7775385 Remote-controlled model railway vehicle coupling device  
An improved remote-controlled model railway vehicle coupling device comprising a coupler configured with a channeled shaft having a proximal and distal end, the proximal end forming an aperture...
7694834 Electro-mechanical coupler for use with model trains  
A coupler for use with model trains. The coupler includes a body member; a knuckle pivotally mounted on the body member, where the knuckle is in either an open state or a closed state; a locking...
7464824 Coupler for railway model, and railway model vehicle  
A coupler 2 for a railway model comprises a first half cylindrical section 5e, a second half cylindrical section 5f facing the first half cylindrical section 5e on a circle substantially...
7434701 Device for coupling to other devices and unique identification thereof  
A device for coupling to other devices and unique identification thereof may include a body and a coupler. The coupler may be disposed on the body and may be operable to couple to a coupler of...
7431167 Adjustable coupler assembly for model trains  
An adjustable coupler assembly for a truck assembly of a model railroad car includes an adjustment arm engaged with the truck assembly. The adjustment arm is selectively movable with respect to...
7383962 Model train with improved coupling mechanism  
A model train car uses an improved coupling mechanism that permits close coupling of adjacent cars in a model train, while also providing a rotational operating range that permits operation of the...
7080745 Magnetic coupling and uncoupling system for model railroad rolling stock  
A model railroad car magnetic coupling and uncoupling system employs pairs of cooperating magnetic couplers that have unique and simplified constructions, and an uncoupler mechanism that is...
7070062 Automatic railway car electrical and pneumatic coupler  
A railcar coupler which integrates fluid and electrical connectors into one modular unit with increased facility for automatically making such connections when cars are pushed together while...
RE38990 Magnetically-actuated coupler for model railroad cars  
A magnetically actuated coupling and uncoupling system for model railroads comprised of a drawbar pivotally-mounted to one end of a railroad car, wherein the drawbar contains an integral leaf...
6994224 Model railroad coupler  
An improved model railroad coupler includes a shank having a proximal end and a distal end. The proximal end is shaped to define a joining element for attaching the model railroad coupler to a...
6604641 Low-power electrically operated coupler  
An electrically operated coupler includes a knuckle movable between an open position and a closed position, a plunger mechanically couplable to the knuckle, and a solenoid having a central hollow...
6441570 Controller for a model toy train set  
The present invention provides a controller for a model toy train set. In a first aspect of the invention, the controller includes a plurality of input connectors for receiving supply power from...
6354448 Telescopic device at a train system  
The invention relates to an arrangement for a train system consisting of vehicles capable of connection in a row, which exhibit lifting devices to permit them to be lifted between a lowered...
6308845 Model train coupler  
A model train coupler for coupling model train cars. The coupler includes a knuckle pivotally carried by a coupler head, and an internal locking mechanism for locking the orientation of the...
6199709 Actuating device  
The invention relates to an actuating device (1), in particular a drive (2), preferably for sequences of motion in the field of model building, with at least one magnetic field producing component...
6189713 Coupler for linking a coach with another coach in a minature train  
A coupler for linking a first coach to a second coach in a miniature train has a fixed member adapted to be affixed to an underframe of the coach and having an action groove and a coupler head...
6095351 Coupling device for model railway  
The invention relates to a coupling device (1,2) for model railways (3) where two model vehicles are connected and disconnected automatically with a closing element (12) and at least one coupling...
5931322 Model railroad car coupler  
A model railroad car coupler having a box and drawbar formed of a pair of shanks. The shanks are disposed vertically with respect to one another and independently rotatable relative to a pivot...
5826736 Coupler arm assembly with distinct uncoupling devices  
A coupler arm assembly is disclosed which includes a coupler frame with a coupler head and a channel. A hollow housing is defined between the coupler head and the channel. A knuckle is pivotally...
5823371 Magnetically actuated coupler assembly  
A magnetically actuated coupler assembly for model railroad rolling stock is provided. The coupler assembly includes a drawbar having first and second ends. The first end includes an aperture...
5785192 Model railroad coupler  
An improved model railroad coupler incorporates a coupler shank, having a joining element at one end thereof and a coupler head at the other end thereof. A coupler-knuckle receiver is located...
5775524 Remote uncoupling mechanism  
A model railroad remote uncoupler mechanism is intended for use with a signal-receiving mechanism and a self-centering coupler. A coupler is mounted on a unit of model railroad rolling stock, and...
5775525 Magnetic coupling assembly for model railroad cars and coupling system therefor  
A magnetic coupling assembly for model railroad cars. The assembly comprises a retainer adapted for attachment to a car and magnet mounted on the retainer. The magnet may have a cylindrical shape...
5746336 Coupler adaptor for model railroad rolling stock  
A coupler adaptor is intended for use with rolling stock that has a coupler mounted thereon, and is used between the coupler mount and a coupler draft box having a coupler mounted therein. The...
5662229 Model railroad coupler centering system  
A model railroad coupler centering system includes a draft box and a coupler. The coupler includes a coupler head and a coupler knuckle. An elongate coupler shank extends between the coupler head...
5547090 Apparatus for uncoupling track-guided toy vehicles  
Apparatus for automatically uncoupling track-guided toy vehicles includes a first coupling element pivotally mounted on one toy vehicle for pivotal movement between a coupling position and an...
5423439 Remote-controlled uncoupling for electric toy and model trains  
A remote-controlled uncoupling for an electric toy or model train with an electrically operated disengaging mechanism, particularly a hook coupling with coupling hooks, which can be pivoted about...
5316158 Coupler structure for model trains with centering cavity and surfaces  
An improved coupler structure is intended for use on model railroad rolling stock. The coupler structure includes a coupler having a shank and a joining mechanism for joining to a companion...
4940442 Connectable self-powdered mobile toy  
A connectable mobile toy wherein a plurality of such toys can be interconnected front to back and side by side. The front-to-back connection allows swiveling so that a string of interconnected...
4893716 Claw coupling for toy and model trains  
A claw coupling for toy model trains includes a coupling support head having a hook and a claw along with a pivotal support pivotably mounting the claw on the coupling support head for movement...
4768663 Coupling device for scale models of railway cars  
A coupling device for scale model railway cars has a hook-shaped coupling element with a free end, a shaft connected to the coupling element, a crosspiece extending horizontally from both sides of...
4700855 Automatic coupling for model rail vehicles  
A coupler for rail vehicles of a model railway is attached to the end of a vehicle along substantially the longitudinal central axis of the vehicle. The coupler is provided with a coupling carrier...
4650081 Claw coupling for electric toy and model trains  
A claw coupling for electric toy and model trains with prerelease has a claw, which can be hooked from the side into a rigid hook of the respective end supporting part, and which is spring-mounted...
4512483 Model train coupler  
A model train coupler for a truck having a pocket with an upright pivot pin, the coupler including a stem inserted endwise into the pocket and swingable on the pin, a laterally opening hook...
4475304 Toy vehicle apparatus for weight pulling  
Toy apparatus including an assembly for coupling a self-powered 4-wheel drive toy pulling vehicle to a toy sled which provides a variable resistance or drag to test the pulling power of the...
4335820 Magnetically-automated uncoupling system for model railroads  
A magnetically automated delayed uncoupling system consisting of a knuckle positioned magnet actuated coupler and a parallel outside-the-track magnetic force field which permits use of...
4228907 Miniature railroad uncoupling apparatus  
A portable uncoupling device comprising a raised resilient strap attached to a self locating base and used to uncouple miniature railroad cars where the two couplers connecting two railroad cars...
4219123 Coupler for toy and model railway cars  
A coupler for toy and model railway cars includes a coupler knuckle adapted to engage a complimentary knuckle on an adjacent car. The knuckle is pivotally mounted and is adapted to pivot between a...
4216871 Car uncouplers for model train tracks  
This invention relates to a device for uncoupling the cars of model trains travelling on tracks assembled on conventional cork roadbeds. The uncoupler disclosed and claimed operates from a normal,...
4195742 Coupler for toy and model railway cars  
A coupler for toy and model railway cars includes a pivotable coupler member having a coupler knuckle adapted to engage a complementary knuckle on an adjacent car. The coupler member is mounted...
4098411 Coupling for model vehicles  
A coupling member for model railway rolling stock comprises an anchoring member for attachment to the end of a model vehicle, a rigid bifurcated member extending from said anchoring member and a...

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