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by Richie
Sun Jan 24, 2021 2:46 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bute / Coniston Back to Back
Replies: 116
Views: 24186

Re: Bute / Coniston Back to Back

As per above, paperwork is being served there will not be a blow by blow update until the process is completed or at least been to court for the first hearing (not from me in any event, and I will politely shove Bill really hard in the back of the neck until he does the same :lol: ). It’s in the lap...
by Richie
Tue Jan 19, 2021 9:09 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: New Members
Replies: 381
Views: 395815

Re: New Members

Hi John.

Welcome to the forum.
by Richie
Sun Jan 10, 2021 8:25 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 961
Views: 805423

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Do you get much in the way of flex on that prop shaft looking at its exposed length ? Just thinking as you throttle up it could get brutal pretty quick.
by Richie
Thu Jan 07, 2021 1:56 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: 54 Years Ago - On This Day...
Replies: 6
Views: 700

Re: 54 Years Ago - On This Day...

A tragic day and the loss of two British Icons in the blink of an eye. Maybe one day this mess will be resolved and K7 can go on display in the Museum whilst continuing to be the living breathing machine she is. Donald's legacy needs to continue and be told to future generations along with the engin...
by Richie
Tue Dec 22, 2020 5:03 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Coniston Bye laws/Ruskin
Replies: 192
Views: 53103

Re: Coniston Bye laws/Ruskin

Great work Malcolm to you and all those behind the scenes that made it happen in the first place. Coniston should be pleased now that records week can return bringing with it revenue and friendly faces no doubt.
by Richie
Wed Dec 09, 2020 6:34 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bute / Coniston Back to Back
Replies: 116
Views: 24186

Re: Bute / Coniston Back to Back

Jordan ! You’re alive !! :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
by Richie
Thu Dec 03, 2020 6:41 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 961
Views: 805423

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

The moulds are clearly of good quality !
by Richie
Wed Dec 02, 2020 9:42 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 961
Views: 805423

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Was going to ask about the engines Rich. 3D printed or cast ?
by Richie
Tue Nov 10, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Runs 2019
Replies: 123
Views: 152490

Re: Bluebird Runs 2019

K777 from an engineering standpoint was a well made craft, when you look at what was done it was all high quality (IMHO) problem was the additional weight, sponson shape / width etc linked with intake shape / volume prevented it from working as intended. The Orph is more than capable of doing what i...
by Richie
Tue Nov 10, 2020 7:16 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 961
Views: 805423

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Well, at home self isolating as a work colleague contracted the virus from one of our many customers, track and trace highlighted myself and another were at immediate risk. The home time has not been without its benefits, between sorting numerous matters out on the laptop I have been watching my eld...