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Offline Rwill  
#1 Posted : 05 June 2018 13:07:15(UTC)

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I am optimistically looking at Christmas pressie "suggestions" and spend time going back to 39251 the Oil powered elephant due for release "just in time" for Xmas.

There's lots I love about this lok and I notice it is factory fitted with a smoke unit which is always good news to me as I am a bit fumbly


In the gallery of photos I notice a picture of the model with the smoke generator going and a very good plume of dark smoke just as you may expect from an oil fired steamer. Would this be true in the final model - do they use a different smoke fluid or would you get the usual rather pathetic whisper of light grey smoke?
Offline dickinsonj  
#2 Posted : 05 June 2018 20:12:38(UTC)

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Märklin almost always shows their steamers with airbrushed in smoke.

That looks a lot like the smoke from a real loco and not at all like what you get with their models. You could view it as a deception or more likely just some creative advertising. BigGrin

I have almost all Märklin and mostly HO, although I do have a small number of Z gauge trains!
I have models from Era I to Era VI, but I try to focus on Eras I & III. Whoops, that one got away from me. Let's just say I focus on cool trains, regardless of the particulars :-)
So many trains and so little time.
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