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by ron54
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: A '60s hydrofoil on eBay!
Replies: 16
Views: 3054

Re: A '60s hydrofoil on eBay!

I see it went for £6,369....A good project for someone.
by ron54
Wed Jul 26, 2017 10:49 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2923
Views: 591855

Re: Pic of the Day

Todays POTD ( Wed ) shows a nice looking clip, any idea what it was for also the hole underneath it?

Sorry to be nosey but if you do show us these things...............
by ron54
Sun May 14, 2017 1:08 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2923
Views: 591855

Re: Pic of the Day

Thank you for all replies..I suppose what I am trying to establish in my mind is whether DC had time and presence of mind to actually deploy the brake at the moment it all started to go wrong...or is it just an assumption because the rod was in the dropped position when the hull was eventually found...
by ron54
Sun May 14, 2017 12:22 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2923
Views: 591855

Re: Pic of the Day

Apologies if this a question that has been addressed before....If all power was lost would the brake automatically drop to its on position i.e. in the water, or would it automatically raise back/remain in its housing?....
by ron54
Sun Oct 09, 2016 6:50 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: John Cobb- Crusader/Railton Special
Replies: 107
Views: 44774

Re: John Cobb- Crusader/Railton Special

Well done, looking forward to it.
by ron54
Sat Jul 02, 2016 12:20 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2923
Views: 591855

Re: Pic of the Day

Bill looks injured everything O.K.?
by ron54
Sat Apr 02, 2016 1:08 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2923
Views: 591855

Re: Pic of the Day

Any idea what make the batteries are?....If the original makers are still in business they may be pleased to "help you" if replacements are required..

A wonderful job by the way- as a sparks myself I am not envious,jealous or regretting that don't live closer at all......much .
by ron54
Tue Dec 16, 2014 5:11 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Lakeland Motor Museum/'Across The Lake' Mock Up
Replies: 145
Views: 56698

Re: Lakeland Motor Museum/'Across The Lake' Mock Up

Hello All. I have studied all the postings on this thread re; the power unit used on the K7 mock-up.. Can anyone elaborate further on who built the boat and state what make outboard/size was in fact used? Finally does anyone recall the name of the pilote .....Thanks for your time. If you search thr...
by ron54
Mon Dec 15, 2014 10:53 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Lakeland Motor Museum/'Across The Lake' Mock Up
Replies: 145
Views: 56698

Re: Lakeland Motor Museum/'Across The Lake' Mock Up

Hello All. I have studied all the postings on this thread re; the power unit used on the K7 mock-up..
Can anyone elaborate further on who built the boat and state what make outboard/size was in fact used?
Finally does anyone recall the name of the pilote .....Thanks for your time.