Re : [Z_Scale] F7 running hot
- Which power supply do you run it with? No pulse power? Another field of investigation could be the lubricant becoming thick, especially if the loco is not run oftenly. In that case it's a matter of dissasembling the loco, cleaning the moving parts from the old lubricant, reassembling the loco again and relubricating.
--- En date de : Lun 28.3.11, Malcolm Cleaveland <mcleavel@...> a écrit :
De: Malcolm Cleaveland <mcleavel@...>
Objet: [Z_Scale] F7 running hot
Date: Lundi 28 mars 2011, 16h07
I was running my Z layout at a train show. I decided to run a new F7
that I'd run before for about 20 minutes to "break it in". I ran it for
about an hour and a half (it ran well) and decided to replace it with
other motive power. When I picked it up, I was shocked to find that it
was hot. Not too hot to hold, but definitely more than warm. I only have
2 F7s and don't run them much. Is this normal?
-- Malcolm Z
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