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Offline BenP  
#1 Posted : 02 August 2022 21:03:46(UTC)

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Location: Michigan, Ann Arbor
I find the new generation pickup shoes on modern wagons too long for my M track layout, creating occasional minishorts. Newer carriages have a specific tube connection, so one cannot use older, screwbased shoes.
I found that one can switch the metal contact part by opening the 4 metal wings clips and use that part from older shoe generation with similar wing clips. Just retighten around plastic holder.
Fits and works great. See pic (shortened shoe installed; original for length comparison).
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