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PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 11:45 am    Post subject: MM1 filling  Reply with quote

Hi does anyone know the correct amount of water to be used to fill an MM1 engine for steaming. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 3:19 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Stand the MM1 on its burner so the boiler is at an angle, fill boiler, so when the water comes out of the SV hole it is 'full'. Return MM1 to level, the space left is enough to ensure the engine does not prime.

Im assuming this is a non OFP version ie pre 1975?
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 26, 2016 3:22 pm    Post subject: MM1 filling Reply with quote

Hi Mike Thanks for explaining the filling process. Really appreciate it mate. Smile

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