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Nice little boeing b17 find. (i think)

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    Thankyou so much for all your replys!! Cant believe iv managed to find something thats got you all abit stuffed.
    Im going to be offline for the next couple of days but please keep posting your idears.

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    Parts 3-16694 and 3-16695 aren't listed in the B-17G parts book, but 3-16696 is.....
    It's a spring-hinge for the lid on a Spare Bulbs Box, of which there were three on a B-17. One in the nose compartment, one in the cockpit and one in the aft fuselage, with slightly differing contents.

    Of those, the cockpit one most closely matches the arrangement of spring clips to hold the bulbs, item 37 in this illustration:

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    All the best,
    PB
    Last edited by Paul B; 11-07-2010 at 10:33 PM.

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    Thankyou so much Paul.
    Its so good to finally put that little mistery to bed.
    Andy

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