Welcome to the forum   
Welcome Guest! To enable all features please Login or Register.

Notification

Icon
Error

Share
Options
View
Go to last post in this topic Go to first unread post in this topic
Offline Joop V  
#1 Posted : 28 April 2021 15:16:44(UTC)
Joop V

Netherlands   
Joined: 21/03/2021(UTC)
Posts: 5
Location: Noord Holland
thanks 4 users liked this useful post by Joop V
Offline marklinist5999  
#2 Posted : 28 April 2021 15:29:03(UTC)
marklinist5999

United States   
Joined: 10/02/2021(UTC)
Posts: 459
Location: Michigan, Troy
Not I, but it ran afterward.
Offline skeeterbuck  
#3 Posted : 28 April 2021 17:29:34(UTC)
skeeterbuck

United States   
Joined: 15/12/2015(UTC)
Posts: 494
Location: Maryland, Baltimore
To me it would depend on how dirty the engine was and how much I wanted to clean it. If it had dust in every little crack & crevasse that my be a practical solution to getting everything clean.

You can see that the engine is not in great shape with lots of paint wear. If after its "bath", you blew off all the excess water, dried it with a hair dryer and re-oiled the axle bearings, I think it would be fine. Every engine I have purchased was never in that bad of shape to require such cleaning.

It would have been interesting if they had shown some closeup pics of the engine before and after its cleaning.

Chuck
Offline JohnjeanB  
#4 Posted : 28 April 2021 17:44:41(UTC)
JohnjeanB

France   
Joined: 04/02/2011(UTC)
Posts: 1,501
Location: Paris, France
Hi
It is the poor man ultrasonic cleaningBigGrin .
Unless it is a new generation of German submarineCool
It works but I would not use just water but a recommended cleaning agent.
The key issue is to remove all remaining liquid and prevent rust. Then lubrication is needed of course.
Now seriously I would not do it with my valuable "SuperModelle" of 1951 (DL800, G800, CCS800) unless I have an ultrasonic cleaning tool.
DL800 IMG_2825.JPG
Jean

Edited by user 01 May 2021 17:06:53(UTC)  | Reason: Not specified

My layout videos
latest vid
hump yard
thanks 2 users liked this useful post by JohnjeanB
Users browsing this topic
OceanSpiders 2.0
Forum Jump  
You cannot post new topics in this forum.
You cannot reply to topics in this forum.
You cannot delete your posts in this forum.
You cannot edit your posts in this forum.
You cannot create polls in this forum.
You cannot vote in polls in this forum.

| Powered by YAF.NET | YAF.NET © 2003-2021, Yet Another Forum.NET
This page was generated in 0.495 seconds.