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Newbie - coupler fell apart?

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I think I got all the parts, but is it garbage? Can I repair or replace it? Any help/guidance would be greatly appreciated as I haven't a clue :(


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That is a unique design where the designer thought he might be able to corner the market and everybody would be throwing out their hook horn and Kadee couplers and buy his version. It's a plastic coupler designed primarily for short little trains like you would find circling under a Christmas tree.
As for putting it back together, you might want to take notes because you will be doing this a lot with that coupler.
Just put the two halves back together to form the knuckle coupler part then set it back into the coupler pocket. Take the lid and press it down onto the coupler pocket until both sides snap into place.
The only way to keep this from happening again is to put the freight car in a glass display and never touch it.
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