Re: [z_scale] burned up motors, was burning up locomotives?
- If any of these are steamers, I'd like to buy the burned up motors. I need
about 6 motors to get the worm off of the motor shaft, thanks,
> Please tell me what I am doing wrong. I have so
> far caused these locomotives to stop running:
> 8875. The repair guy fixed it by replacing the motor.
> 8864. The repair guy sez I need a new motor.
> 8802, old-style track cleaning car. The motor
> (the small part that turns) now has a short across
> its two contacts. I traced this down from watching
> the car short on the tracks. I would have expected this
> car to have been unstoppable.
> 8853 stopped dead. Light works. Replacing brushes,
> which I bought two years ago in Munich for this
> purposes, doesn't help.
> I do like to run my locomotives fast ... but I'm using
> the standard Marklin USA 6727 transformer. What am I doing
> to cause my locomotives to burn out?