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by captain sparkle
Thu Feb 21, 2019 8:27 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 543
Views: 67960

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

In my opinion I cannot see how the 10 trustees of the Ruskin could let "the old girl" sit idle for ever. If they did, unfortunately, I feel, no matter what we think, interest will wain over the years. However, given 3 months a year, to "perform" "function" "display", or whatever you would like to ca...
by captain sparkle
Wed Jan 02, 2019 5:15 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Classic Boat Awards 2019
Replies: 4
Views: 816

Re: Classic Boat Awards 2019

Job done!
Didn't know she was built by "Shamlesbury Engineering" though! :?
by captain sparkle
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Where can Bluebird be seen
Replies: 58
Views: 11936

Re: Where can Bluebird be seen

Richie wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:54 am

are you a journalist or something ?
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by captain sparkle
Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1153
Views: 292536

Re: What have forum members been up to?

Been a while since this thread was active, so I'll have a go! Last weekend we took part in a local "hill climb", up the driveway of Leighton Hall, family home of the Gillow furniture makers. Some spectacular machines took part, I've posted a couple of pics, Yamaha TZ750 anyone? Moto Guzzi with the e...
by captain sparkle
Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 543
Views: 67960

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

aaah! Thanks Bill, I stand corrected.



Never did find that Chalkie White, on Morecambe prom, with his Daily Mirror! :?
by captain sparkle
Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 543
Views: 67960

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

That'll be about 1m 04 secs? then? :D
You are Chalkie White & i claim my prize!

Great stuff Bill! keep it comin'!
by captain sparkle
Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 543
Views: 67960

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

We were privvy to seeing some of said pilots skills at a "quick turn around" at Timing South a few years back, at Coniston Speed week, &, blimey! we thought he'd crashed!
by captain sparkle
Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?
Replies: 16
Views: 4140

Re: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?

Did you use the Flux Capacitor I sent you?


Sorry, just my attempt to lighten up things a bit. :?

Wouldn't it be wonderful.......?
by captain sparkle
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Website problem
Replies: 3
Views: 1007

Re: Website problem

In the words of "The Vapours" it seems to be "..turning Japanese"!
At least this is still working!
by captain sparkle
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The One Show
Replies: 30
Views: 7998

Re: The One Show

Not The One Show, admittedly, but you've 24 hours to catch this from BBC North West Tonight
from 16mins 55 secs
https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b ... s-08082018