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    Selector replied to the thread 4014.
    That's exactly what it is, a ratchet mechanism for the mechanical lubricators, and exposed like that seems to be counterproductive...
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    Selector replied to the thread 4014.
    Yup, got my terms muddled...thanks for correcting me. The compound cylinders got direct hp steam at start-up, and the booster was...
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    Selector replied to the thread 4014.
    The Y6a rode like a drunken sailor at speeds higher than about 45 mph according to their crews, so it was virtually never run higher...
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    I doubt such a small steamer would have had a double-axled trailer truck. Locally, we have an active 2-8-2 Baldwin that has the same...
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    I like the idea of using two panes of glass, covered with something to keep the light from getting to the plastic. I think the idea is...
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    There are no bad brands. All brands have their problem children. All of them. So, to me, your question is perhaps missing the crux of...
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    I can't see a use for them, except perhaps under my yard. Since feeders are meant to be kept short so that voltage losses are minimal...





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