||Pulling power of different train systems
||Reinhard "Ben" Beneke
||Sat, 21 Nov 2009 11:11:51 GMT
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Hello after a long time!
I played around somewhat with the different train systems.
The result is displayed in this table:
And probably more interesting as a video:
Pulling power of different train
systems at YouTube
The used test rig looked like this (the kitchen balance could (and was) be reset
to zero under any load). The counterweight was filled with coins to adept to the
maximum pulling power of each engine:
Only the step 4 is featured in the video.
Hope you enjoy + Leg Godt!
See more pictures of my models at www.brickshelf.com
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| ||Re: Pulling power of different train systems|| John Neal|
|(...) Grüße, Ben! Good to hear from you! (URL) (...) This is a great video, and hilarious at the end! LOL (...) Thanks for posting, Ben! I hope to see you and HoMa, et al, around LUGNET a little more in the future! JOHN (4 years ago, 24-Nov-09, to lugnet.trains, FTX) |
| ||Re: Pulling power of different train systems|| Ted Andes|
|(...) Very interesting experiment with plenty of variables to consider. It has my mental wheels turning... It would be interesting to see this done with a <https://www.schoolo...T530CAT536 "pull type spring scale"> to measure the force... It would (...) (4 years ago, 25-Nov-09, to lugnet.trains, FTX) |
| ||Re: Pulling power of different train systems|| Mark Bellis|
|(...) Ben, with your rig, how does the 8866 PF Train motor compare with the 10153 motor, for various masses of loco (say no-load, kids' train load and AFOL train load)? I've tested the Emerald Night carriage with an 8866 motor and found that the (...) (4 years ago, 27-Nov-09, to lugnet.trains, FTX) |
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