Hydrostatic lubricator from Power Models ****SOLD****

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Hydrostatic lubricator from Power Models ****SOLD****

Post by 765nkp » Tue Dec 05, 2017 11:30 pm

For Sale
Brand New old stock, Hydrostatic Lubricator assembly from Power Models. I have seen one of these used on a steam pump, and I saw one used as a lubricator for a locomotive. They are pretty neat to see working and plumbed up. I attached a picture of the instructions.
Asking $250 shipping included

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Re: Hydrostatic lubricator from Power Models

Post by Mountaineer » Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:40 am

I'll take it.

PM to follow...

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Re: Hydrostatic lubricator from Power Models

Post by 765nkp » Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:02 am

Sold pending payment
Thanks

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Re: Hydrostatic lubricator from Power Models

Post by SteveM » Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:27 am

How does a setup like this work? Not sure I get it from reading the instructions.

All the hydrostatic lubricators I have seen are pretty simple affairs.

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Re: Hydrostatic lubricator from Power Models

Post by LVRR2095 » Wed Dec 06, 2017 11:49 am

SteveM wrote:How does a setup like this work? Not sure I get it from reading the instructions.

All the hydrostatic lubricators I have seen are pretty simple affairs.

Steve
Steve most of what you have seen on Stuart Turner Engines are simple displacement lubricators where the Power Models is a true hydrostatic lubricator. With this type of lubricator you can throttle the oil flow very precisely. The oil is displaced similar to the simple lubricator, but in this case it is forced through a metering valve and the drop can be seen rising up through water in the sight glass. By regulating the number of drops per minute you can control the amount of oil delivered.

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Re: Hydrostatic lubricator from Power Models

Post by Mountaineer » Wed Dec 06, 2017 12:25 pm

People who know more than me use glycerol in the sight glasses instead of water. Seems to work better, but I'm not sure why... Any ideas?

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