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    Are these from a Mossie????

    Are these stubs from a Mosquito? they look too long for a Lanc merlin
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    Cheers,Peter
    "Merlins always drip oil, when they don't....worry!"

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    Peter,

    Here is a picture of a stub from Lancaster ED908. The different angle of the picture makes it difficult for a direct comparison. Maybe yours could be a little longer?
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    I believe so, without confirming the numbers offhand

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    Being in Canada, could they be ex-North Star?

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    Northstar exhausts are cross over type, with combined manifolds.

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    Hi Peter - it looks like the first 3 letters/numbers are L98. If this is the case then yes, it's Mossie.

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    Fascinating, thank you Dairwin.

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    Mine are stamped L98 etc

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    lovely chaps.. cheers!
    Cheers,Peter
    "Merlins always drip oil, when they don't....worry!"

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    Definitely Mossie, see similar at https://forum.keypublishing.com/show...sts&highlight=

    Your part numbers are overstamped, in a way that would have taken a lot of effort. Somebody did not want these used in the application.
    Yours is Inconel with carbon steel flange, made in Canada. I wonder if these were dropping off in service as the carbon steel rusted away, and were later replaced with Staybrite bodies and flanges, as per the Exhaust thread second sample. Somewhere will be a maintenance Amendment note for two stage Merlins saying Inconel/carbon flange stubs to be replaced with 100% Staybrite in the 1950's....

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    Thanks guy's we have a set of 7 if anyone is interested...
    Cheers,Peter
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    surely a set is 12

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    Cheeky
    Cheers,Peter
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