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by Techteam
Mon Sep 16, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 911
Views: 395550

Re: Technical Talk

I see on Twitter that you are having difficulty with your quarter turn fasteners. Would these be any better for you, I use them for cowlings and inspection panels and have found them to be very good as they pull themselves into alignment and I have yet to have one come loose or undone. https://www.a...
by Techteam
Sat Aug 31, 2019 6:39 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 911
Views: 395550

Starting Cylinders

Are you thinking about filament wound composite for the new cylinders or are you sticking more "Old School" ? Or can that never work.
by Techteam
Wed Apr 17, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Visit to North Shields- model makers.
Replies: 99
Views: 28361

Re: Visit to North Shields- model makers.

ted.walsh wrote:
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:20 pm
;) I can find a very good home for Coors Light thank you!

that and 'Woods 100' if someone wants to bring some of that along... :D

Explains a lot....and I thought I was the black sheep.
by Techteam
Wed Apr 17, 2019 6:57 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Visit to North Shields- model makers.
Replies: 99
Views: 28361

Re: Visit to North Shields- model makers.

God I feel old. First off all this silliness and now after years of trying to keep up with the beer swilling Tyneside Massive I find out they have switched to LIGHT beer....
by Techteam
Wed Mar 20, 2019 8:13 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Runs 2019
Replies: 91
Views: 32108

Re: Bluebird Runs 2019

Have you thought about asking Ted to get involved and have a word. He's actually a very good communicator.
by Techteam
Tue Feb 26, 2019 2:21 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Blue Bird K4
Replies: 67
Views: 24666

Re: Blue Bird K4

Would of thought you could use your museum types death ray and get them to give up Miss Britain 111. More your sort of materials, is a Napier more available ?? Now a nicely restored and running Miss Britain 111 would surely be worth it to them for a few demo runs a year.
by Techteam
Fri Feb 22, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 911
Views: 395550

Re: Technical Talk

Richie I think perhaps what he is trying to say is, what is the maximum safe speed for K7 before it tries to become airborne ? Implying what was thought to be safe before the crash was miscalculated. It is not a simple question to answer as there were, I suspect, many more factors other than speed t...
by Techteam
Thu Feb 07, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 179790

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

Sorry, just a matter of interest, So did Leo then deed the boat to somebody else on his death or did in effect he never take possession because it was at the bottom of Coniston and was never passed to him by Donalds estate ? If nobody can answer then that's fine.
by Techteam
Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:00 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 179790

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

Careful, That Elderflower tonic and fancy Mineral water is expensive don't you know.