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tsp2224

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Doll 511-3?
« on: July 04, 2024, 12:59:14 am »
Hello,
Looking for any info on Doll & Co.
Dating, model identification, etc.
Any informative sites.

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Re: Doll 511-3?
« Reply #1 on: July 04, 2024, 08:50:45 am »
Ah ... so you got that one ...... Nice Score!

Best site I know of for sourcing Doll info is the Ventix Pages as found here:

http://www.ventix-pages.de/doll/

While for Doll Overtypes like you now have, he has this section here:

http://www.ventix-pages.de/doll/D-Dampf/D-Hauptgruppen/D-Statio-loko/D-511/d-511.html

Hope it proves to be a great runner for you, they most often are just that, nicely made old engines!
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Re: Doll 511-3?
« Reply #2 on: July 04, 2024, 09:55:15 am »
Thanks for the links! My first Doll. Most of what I have for overtypes are Falk/Schoenner. It looks like a nice engine, hopefully it'll run. I plan to repaint the base back to original. I'll post after pics.

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Re: Doll 511-3?
« Reply #3 on: July 04, 2024, 10:15:47 am »
I'd be surprised if the sight glass doesn't leak at least a bit. Otherwise, these engines are pretty solid, and I'd expect good running characteristics to be the norm!

So, when do we get treated to photos/videos of some of your other engines?!?!    ;c)
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Re: Doll 511-3?
« Reply #4 on: July 04, 2024, 06:31:30 pm »
From the intitial pics, it looks like there may be some issues around the water plug. Hoping not though. Engine should arrive Saturday, I'll give it a spin with comp air. I'll post some video soon on some of my other engines.

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Re: Doll 511-3?
« Reply #5 on: July 04, 2024, 07:02:32 pm »
Great, looking forward to seeing some of your collection, especially in operation!
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Re: Doll 511-3?
« Reply #6 on: July 06, 2024, 08:23:52 am »
Can I assume for all old german engines Falk, Doll, Schoenner they are metric? (Screw size)