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Roco Steam Engine with a 5 Pole Motor

Rudy asks:

“I’m planning to buy a newly released HO Roco Steam Engine with a 5 pole motor but no flywheel. Can I count on it running slow and smoothly, with realistic starts and stops with no jerking motion without a flywheel? All thoughts would be helpful.”

One Response to Roco Steam Engine with a 5 Pole Motor

  • Richard Waltersays:

    Five pole motors have less “cogging” than three pole motors. If it’s a quality mechanism, you should have no problems.

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