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Remote Fueled Spirit Burners Used In Model Trains

Posted: Sun Apr 26, 2009 10:10 pm
by DaddyMnM
I found a link on a remote fueled spirit burner someone may find of interest. It discusses a "spirits" burner used in model train steam engines that incorporates a chicken feed system and a control valve.

http://www.roundhouse-eng.com/spirit.htm

Here is another that uses stainless steel screen wicks:

http://www.southernsteamtrains.com/misc ... ewicks.htm

Re: Remote Fueled Spirit Burners Used In Model Trains

Posted: Sun Apr 26, 2009 10:44 pm
by irrationalsolutions
those are some interesting links. ill have to read up on them. :D

Re: Remote Fueled Spirit Burners Used In Model Trains

Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 5:29 am
by Ridgerunner
Nice link DaddyMnM, Neat trains ! I have to wonder about the "actual" wicking ability of stainless mesh? :roll:

Re: Remote Fueled Spirit Burners Used In Model Trains

Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 1:08 pm
by zelph
Gee!!! lots of interesting information there. What an interesting hobby. The loco's must really look cool puffin steam around the the track. I wana see one in action. I'll google to see if a vid. is avail.

Re: Remote Fueled Spirit Burners Used In Model Trains

Posted: Mon Apr 27, 2009 1:22 pm
by zelph