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Our club uses

CMX HO Brass Track Cleaning Car along with Kerosene on our nickel silver rail. We find it does an exceptional job.

The atmosphere has a big, big effect on our brass track cleaning carís fluid drip rate. The cars were calibrated with reference marks in the Summer when the temperature was hot, so the reference mark will work in the Summer but not in the Winter. Before using a track cleaning car you must raise it to eye level and then open the needle valve until a drip appears. Then you must adjust the valve so that when a drip appears the next drip occurs just after you have counted backwards 5-4-3-2-1 or 5-4-3-2-drip. That will result in approximately 12 drips per minute as recommended by the carís manufacturer.

Click on Track Cleaning From MRH Magazine by Joe Fugate for good informational reading on track cleaning


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