HO scale 2-10-2 information needed
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Wed Apr 15 22:07:28 EDT 2009
Measure from the center of the driver axle to the center of the crankpin
screw. For either of those 2-10-2s that should be (measured with a scale
rule) 32 inches.
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Subject: Re: HO scale 2-10-2 information needed
>I have access to both a Spectrum and IHC 2-10-2 (and a Proto 2000 as well),
>and should be able to take a look at them Friday or Saturday. I do have
>one question: How do I determine the throw of the crank pin? I model
>steam, but will admit to being a layman with regards to some of the
>terminology. The driver diamater, powered axle, and driver spokes should
>be no problem. Do you prefer an answer through this list, or direct to
>your email address?
> Marty Flick
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> Subject: HO scale 2-10-2 information needed
>> Hi folks,
>> Is there anyone out there who owns an HO scale 2-10-20 model manufactured
>> by either Bachmann (Spectrum) or IHC (Premier)? If so, I would like to
>> find out a few things about them.
>> First, what is the driver diameter? As far as I can tell, it should
>> scale out to 57", but that's based on one article about Southern ry.
>> versions of the USRA model, and even then, manufacturers have a habit of
>> tinkering with things like driver diameter.
>> While on the subject of drivers, what is the throw of the crank pin, how
>> many spokes are there, and does the main driver have spokes like the rest
>> (it looked different in a badly enlarged photo I saw, at least on the
>> Bachmann model)?
>> Which axle is powered on each model? My first assumption would be #5 in
>> both, but I can also make the case for #3.
>> My reason for asking is that, if the drivers are indeed 57", it may be
>> practical to remove the rear driver to make a Southern consolidation, or
>> do a little more rebuilding to make an N&W class M.
>> Thanks in advance.
>> Kenneth Rickman
>> Kenneth Rickman - krickman1 at carolina.rr.com
>> Salisbury, NC
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>> of life is annihilated" - Leo Tolstoy
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