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4554Re: [z_scale] 4-6-0 hums when placed on track when tried no movement.

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  • D. A. Karp
    Jun 4, 2001
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      Sounds like congealed oil to me - take a look at this for more info:

      At 02:20 AM 6/5/2001 +0000, you wrote:
      >I recently tested a steam loco 8599 I placed my ear very close when
      >first turning throttle and it made a bit of a humming sound but would
      >not move. I did this only for a second as I did not want to further
      >damage it. Could this be a gear binding? this is my first guess but I
      >thought I would see if this has been experienced by anyone else. It
      >seems promising and I will visit creative element to see if there is
      >loco strip-down info there. Thanks if anyone can help,

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