British no:2 missing leg

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  1. Finncooker Finland

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    Hello you all!
    I just acquired a British no:2 field stove in reasonable shape other than a one missing leg / stand. The front leg is there but the one in the back is gone. Any ideas where one might get it? As i understand these are fairly uncommon here in Finland so i am putting my hopes on you guys! Any suggestions are highly appreciated!
    Yours: Max
     
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    Both are the same on mine so you might be able to use the one you have as a template
     
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    Yes, that came into my mind also, but i still would like to have one as i am planning a full restoration on it. I kinda like this machine..
     
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    Thre she is! Not sure about the colour though...
     
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    Mine where the paint removed i think is deep bronze green
     
  7. Finncooker Finland

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    Yep! Mine is way too GREEN :lol:
     
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    This is the No 2 Stove i bought and it arrived on Friday, the original colour can be seen on the tank then latter painted Matt Green, It looks a state and i am waiting for washers to arrive to start, the pump does not pressure the tank.

    The label on the lid appears to be a stick on one and at some point was painted over
     

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    I’ve not seen a source in the UK. I needed one for one of my Turley & Williams stoves (similar arrangement) and had to make it from mild steel strip.

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    It was a tougher job bending the stainless steel strip for this military No.12 prototype that was missing them.

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    John
     
  10. Finncooker Finland

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    Nice! Mine has no manufacturer stamp on it. Made by who and when :shock: ? Only who knows.. i kinda have a feeling that it is quite old, maybe WW2- issue.
     
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    Job well done!! I might have to do the same thing...
     
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    Often a company called Surmet. But T&W also I believe. Not always badged up it’s true.
     
  13. Finncooker Finland

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    Cool model that stainless 12!!
     
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    No badge, sadly so. Would have been interesting to know.
     
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    This is the other No 2 Stove manufacturers lab IMG_20200625_190432.jpg le
     
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    One rumor goes that these were part of the gear of the Centurion- tanks that were imported to Sweden and from there it somehow found its way to neighbouring Finland.
     
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  18. Finncooker Finland

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    Thanks man! That might just be the story behind my cooker. Exactly the same model with the red warning sign on top of the instructions!!
     
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    Just had another look at your pictures is the internal base colour different from the exterior, if so that may be the original paint
     
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    No, it appears to be the same. No sign of the original paintwork unless it is as it is