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Running my steam engine for the first time

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So I will be running a Spectrum Consolidation & Side Tank Porter for thefirst time. Can I run the engines straight from the box or do I have to lube them before hand?
What is the usual maintance schedule for lubing an engine? The Consolidation did have a manual with the lubing points. The porter did not come with instructions.

Much Appreciated

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The instructions that came with my Connie recommended lubricating it before the initial run.  So is it possible to over lubricate?
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