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by mtskull
Tue May 22, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 947
Views: 174621

Re: Technical Talk

Richie wrote:
Tue May 22, 2018 1:12 pm
but in answer to the question, the thing on the fin is still a pitot tube :D
Or to be precise, a pitot/static tube.
by mtskull
Mon May 14, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1219
Views: 217692

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

From my long experience with sheds, I can't help feeling that the most significant achievement there was to keep the felt from blowing off the roof once they got over about 50 mph....
by mtskull
Wed Apr 25, 2018 8:25 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Return to the Water
Replies: 139
Views: 15438

Re: Return to the Water

Frankly, it's sad as sad can be if we have to creep up on running on Coniston to satisfy those with a rose-tinted view of it all behind the backs of those who ought to have the balls to facilitate it in the first place. Very sad indeed and also somewhat self-defeating with regards to the aim of dem...
by mtskull
Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 947
Views: 174621

Re: Technical Talk

[quote=Renegadenemo post_id=24163 time=1522278293 There's always some ill-informed moaner complaining that the boat is taking a long time to build. I so wish we could round them all up and make them stand in the workshop on days like today. [/quote] I saw just such a comment on your favourite social...
by mtskull
Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1133
Views: 203857

Re: What have forum members been up to?

StoneRoad wrote:
Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:16 pm
About to arrive is a grounded carriage body that spent many years as a chapel ...

If you want a link to some images, that can be provided !
Yes please!
by mtskull
Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: New Members
Replies: 433
Views: 108803

Re: New Members

Hi StoneRoad, welcome to the forum.
I see that, like myself, you have also joined the Historic Military Vehicle Forum.

You will find much interesting discussion on both. 😀
by mtskull
Sat Mar 10, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2838
Views: 445537

Re: Pic of the Day

...and continuing that spirit, when she goes to Scotland we've talked about her having the Union flag and the Scottish Saltire on her nose, not unlike my current avatar. What for? The Saltire is one of the constituent parts of the union flag anyway. Anyway, for all that my humble opinion is worth, ...
by mtskull
Sat Mar 10, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2838
Views: 445537

Re: Pic of the Day

Oops, tried to post twice and twice got an error message saying the message couldn't be posted, so I ended up repeating myself (hence this edit).
by mtskull
Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2838
Views: 445537

Re: Pic of the Day

I wiped the left hand flag on the first ever dive, that was about October 2000. The one you see was staged. It involved sending down about five divers to sit on the bottom and just wait for the visibility to improve. Most were there to provide lighting and one to operate the camera. We were all on ...
by mtskull
Sat Mar 03, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Return to the Water
Replies: 139
Views: 15438

Re: Return to the Water

Just a rather tongue-in-cheek suggestion: If all slse fails, how about that you just book a week at Pier Cottage caravan park? After all, their website states: "To make the most of Coniston Water guests are welcome to bring canoes/boats........Boats are charged according to size; £2.50 -£5.50" Keep ...