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Super heaters for miniature loco, Garratt

Garratt

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Posted: Sat 10th Jan 2015, 5:01am
Super heaters for miniature loco, Garratt

I am building 2.1/2 to the inch Garratt NG 7.25 and I have had a number of people who have been trying to talk me out of having super heaters,SO what the pro for or againts having super heaters????? loco is 4.2metres long weight about 1 ton.
Arthur Boyd
 

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MartynRedfearn

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Posted: Sat 10th Jan 2015, 3:28pm

I presume this is a 2 1/2" scale 7 1/4" gauge loco, to me super heating a Garratt, considering the distance for the steam to travel to the cylinders, would be sensible.
 
 
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