Remote Fueled Spirit Burners Used In Model Trains

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Remote Fueled Spirit Burners Used In Model Trains

Postby DaddyMnM » Sun Apr 26, 2009 10:10 pm

I found a link on a remote fueled spirit burner someone may find of interest. It discusses a "spirits" burner used in model train steam engines that incorporates a chicken feed system and a control valve.

http://www.roundhouse-eng.com/spirit.htm

Here is another that uses stainless steel screen wicks:

http://www.southernsteamtrains.com/misc/stainlesswirewicks.htm

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Re: Remote Fueled Spirit Burners Used In Model Trains

Postby irrationalsolutions » Sun Apr 26, 2009 10:44 pm

those are some interesting links. ill have to read up on them. :D
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Re: Remote Fueled Spirit Burners Used In Model Trains

Postby Ridgerunner » Mon Apr 27, 2009 5:29 am

Nice link DaddyMnM, Neat trains ! I have to wonder about the "actual" wicking ability of stainless mesh? :roll:
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Re: Remote Fueled Spirit Burners Used In Model Trains

Postby zelph » Mon Apr 27, 2009 1:08 pm

Gee!!! lots of interesting information there. What an interesting hobby. The loco's must really look cool puffin steam around the the track. I wana see one in action. I'll google to see if a vid. is avail.
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