Allen Mogul: Packing in saddle assembly?

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Re: Allen Mogul: Packing in saddle assembly?

Post by jkimberln » Tue Dec 31, 2019 4:13 pm

Back around 1973 there was a discussion about whether packing the smokebox saddle would prevent the steam from losing a lot of heat. As I remember it didn't really matter. So clean it all out if you feel you have to for some reason. Otherwise leave it in since it isn't hurting anything.

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