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She was "well-oiled".....

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My brand-new 142 arrived today seemingly in its original packing but when I removed the plastic cover as I unboxed it, I noticed light engine oil on the plastic wrapping and on the plastic beneath one of the bogies. I'm presuming somebody got a little too enthusiastic with the oil in China rather than someone refurbished the loco and selling it on as new.


Can somebody advise me on whether I can just wipe away the oil on the exterior plastic or whether there is too much oil in the motor?

Can I run it in or will this shower oil all over the motor inside if there is an excess of it?


Eventually I'm going to DCC chip all of these locos but I hadn't planned on dismantling my new pride and joy so soon....:SORRY:

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