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Old 9th Oct 2015, 13:46
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Identify the part

Any idea what this object might be? And what it would have come from?

Stoke Golding man says metal part fell from plane and landed on house | Daily Mail Online
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Old 9th Oct 2015, 14:08
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It's a contrail distributor.
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Old 9th Oct 2015, 14:14
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It's part of a WWII aircraft, and it's been on the moon.


No wait, that's silly!

It's only been in the clutches of the Lagrange point between us and the moon, having been sent there by one of the early atomic blasts. No part of the luckless aircraft was ever found . . . until now.
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Old 9th Oct 2015, 14:26
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It's part of a conveyor belt.
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Old 9th Oct 2015, 14:36
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Looks similar some types of combustion chamber tube but cant see how that would have 'fallen off' !
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Old 9th Oct 2015, 14:37
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Itís the nozzle from a VW Diesel exhaust test rig.
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Old 9th Oct 2015, 14:40
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Look for a neighbors house with a hole in the roof. It's the inside of a gas fired hot water heater
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I heard a bang, seems my Still has exploded
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Old 9th Oct 2015, 15:46
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it does look like a flame tube from a jet/turbo engine, however the size and shape of it tells me it's from a car. There's no way flame tube could fall out of an engine unless it has broken up in pieces.

Most likeliest explanation - someone was making/testing a DIY engine (inspired by the guy who got famous on youtube for riding a jet powered go-kart), it exploded and this stuff was launched up in the air
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Old 9th Oct 2015, 15:55
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apu combustion chamber
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apu combustion chamber
aren't apu's generally short and fat? Do you know from which type it might be or are you just guessing? How does a flame tube from APUs combustion chamber fall out of APU without ripping off the tail?
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Old 9th Oct 2015, 16:58
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Devil

Looks like a chem-trail nozzle to me.
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Old 9th Oct 2015, 17:00
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Size please. A ruler (measuring stick) beside the object would give us a sense of scale. The weight of the item would also be helpful.
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Old 9th Oct 2015, 17:09
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So that's where my cheese grater went.
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Old 9th Oct 2015, 17:18
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Small enough to fit in a hand...

You can get an idea of the size from some more pics here...and some idea of the "HORROR"

Horror as plane part strikes house - Hinckley Times
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Old 9th Oct 2015, 17:20
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Originally Posted by evansb View Post
Size please. A ruler (measuring stick) beside the object would give us a sense of scale. The weight of the item would also be helpful.
The Hinckley Times has a picture of it being held. It is about two adult hands.
http://i2.hinckleytimes.net/incoming...JS73863624.jpg

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Old 9th Oct 2015, 18:02
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The burner part of something used for burning paint off industrial sized objects,going by the number of air holes it used something of low volatility ie parafin.
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Old 9th Oct 2015, 18:04
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Motorcycle megaphone baffle!
His neighbour tossed it over the fence at the same time a plane flew overhead.
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Old 9th Oct 2015, 18:08
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IMO it looks like the innards of a road vehicle exhaust system, though why it should have arrived from above I cannot imagine.

I suppose it might have fallen off a light aircraft?

It certainly has the appearance of having been subjected to high temperatures (ie engine exhaust).

Was it always 'flattened'?

td might be onto something - part of a burner for removing white lines on highways?

Is there a clue that it wasn't hot when it was picked-up? - so it is unlikely to have fallen from a operating engine.
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Old 9th Oct 2015, 18:28
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Looks just like the rusted-out burner pipes I've just removed from my 3 year-old barbecue!!!!
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