Ugears locomotive is driven by rubber bands and a gear array instead of superheated steam, but otherwise its main mechanism looks and operates very much like that of a real steam engine. Up close you can see working asynchronous pistons and valves that transfer power to the locomotive’s drive wheels through a moving system of rods, linkages and cranks.
Small touches like a fully detailed engineer’s cab with retractable step ladder, art-deco boiler trim, and open-up Tinder with coal doors complete this beautiful reminder of a bygone era.
The UGEARS 460 Locomotive with Tinder is our largest and the most complex model to date; nonetheless, with easy to understand step-by-step instructions and quality design it can be fully assembled in a single setting.
Like all other UGEARS models, the Locomotive with Tinder comes with step-by-step, full-color, truly easy to follow instructions.