As stated by SantaFeJim clever & simple. If one wanted to have the adapter blend in with the black plastic/metal of the Lionel coupler just use a permanent ink black Magic Marker on the brass head of the paper joiner. Maybe on the bent tab underneath. Purely aesthetic but would look great.
as to the outside rail, had a 666 come uncoupled and derailed on the outside curve by the window, another few inches and it would have gone straight through. i am always quite vigilant running anything on the outside rail.
Gee wilikers Benz another helpful thread and as a operator of various types marx,lionel, mth this is very helpful to someone that enjoys various makes making them work together.
Thanks for taking the time and video showing us.
Any of you read the article in the new CT trains mag. They are playing up the 1993 11739 SF passenger train. I bought one of these for my kids in 1993. Total POS, lionels worst embarrassment. Single pickup on cars so lights flicker and engine wobbles side to side. I am glad though they did play...
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Did Lionel ever make a manual switch like American Flyer, without the lantern on top, just smooth. Like an 021 but without that part. I like the American flyer switches but they don't have a provision for a track tie lock.
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