0-6-0 Saddle Tank Steam Engine

shortpainter Sep 11, 2020

  1. minzemaennchen

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  2. JoeS

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    That looks really good! I’ll bet with the weight it’s a great runner too!
     
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  3. CNE1899

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    Gerd,
    Did you make the decals yourself? Nice paint job.

    Joe,
    The brass weight will be helpful.

    Scott
     
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  4. minzemaennchen

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    Pulls quite well, but slow speed control is not great and top speed like a Shinkansen.
    Yes, always do my own decals
     
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  5. Kurt Moose

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    She belongs on a logging railroad in the Pacific Northwest!

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  6. bostonjim

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    Or the docks and wharves of a large East Coast city. I can see it resting on a car float on a switching layout. It looks fantastic. Great job. Jim
     
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  7. Bruce Block

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    Do these look like the shells your Dad made?

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  8. Kurt Moose

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    Good lookin' 0-6-0T, just needs some M-T couplers.;)
     
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  9. CNE1899

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    Bruce,
    Why yes they do!
    This is one my dad gave awhile back. I picked up several more last time I was visiting.

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  10. Curn

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    My rendition.
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  11. Kez

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    Wow, Curn, that is BEAUTIFUL! Very nice rendition of this little gem.
     
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  12. CNE1899

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    Turn,
    Nice job on the engine! Did you make the decals?
    Scott
     
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  13. Curn

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    Yes, printed the decals with the on my laser printer using a Ghost-White toner cartridge.
     
  14. JoeS

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    Really nice! I really enjoy seeing theses gems. It looks fantastic! How does yours run?
     
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  15. Kurt Moose

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    My, that is a nice little loki!(y)
     
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  16. Curn

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    So for the chassis, I got one of the new ones with the can motor from Marklin set 81701. (The new photo grey 0-6-0 Marklin-88001 with the new valve gear has a horizontal can motor and won’t fit under the shell, but the trainset versions will) The new can motor versions are much quieter than the 5 pole open frame motor version. They also have a new capacitor. The new trainset version fits just fine under The Z Makers shell.
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    So mine runs well and quiet.


    -Matt
     
  17. JoeS

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    Thanks for sharing that! I am impressed. Seriously looks like marklin upped their game with that new motor. You can see the smoothness right off the bat.
     

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