Building a radio controlled (electric) traction engine

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Re: Building a radio controlled (electric) traction engine

Post by ge_rik » Wed May 09, 2018 12:46 pm

Looking good, Greg. I like the idea of using the hurricane lamp as a pilot light.

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Re: Building a radio controlled (electric) traction engine

Post by GTB » Wed May 09, 2018 2:26 pm

gregh wrote:
Wed May 09, 2018 10:50 am
Sounded reasonable, till I ran the engine, then the motor/gear noise swamped it out. End of experiment.
The gears on a real one make as much noise as the exhaust in my experience, so I wouldn't worry too much. Steering them is like manoeuvring an ocean liner as well..........

The steam museum over at Menangle are having a field day weekend after next, which you might find interesting if you like old machinery. http://www.csmm.com.au/field-days.html

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Re: Building a radio controlled (electric) traction engine

Post by gregh » Thu May 10, 2018 6:19 am

GTB wrote:
Wed May 09, 2018 2:26 pm
The steam museum over at Menangle are having a field day weekend after next, which you might find interesting if you like old machinery. http://www.csmm.com.au/field-days.html
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Thanks for that info. I must try and get there.
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