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by Mike Bull
Wed Nov 21, 2018 9:08 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 255
Views: 27737

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

More like, the group of people who fixed the old teddy and made it whole again, and the closest relative of the teddy's former owner, would like to see it still being carefully played with occasionally for the enlightenment of the many, but a very selfish few, faced with how difficult they see that ...
by Mike Bull
Tue Nov 20, 2018 6:50 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 255
Views: 27737

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

Someone came into our office this afternoon and after conducting his business, said, 'isn't this where they have that Bluebird?'. When told that he was right, he straight out said 'pointless putting it in a museum...'.
by Mike Bull
Fri Nov 16, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1142
Views: 237482

Re: What have forum members been up to?

Yay! I look forward to the little b****r running around a future Bluebird boat house! :D
by Mike Bull
Thu Nov 15, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 255
Views: 27737

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

mark-f wrote:
Thu Nov 15, 2018 4:07 pm
the highest bidder wherever they may be
And there it is again- a lazy assumption that this is all somehow just about making money. Just goes to prove what I said a little further back on this very thread. :roll:
by Mike Bull
Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:23 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 255
Views: 27737

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

I find it hard to believe that one of the few remaining people who saw K7 at real speed should want to see it locked away for all time..? But certainly, issuing a press release that can be called, at best, misleading, without even forewarning or consulting with the other parties involved, doesn't bo...
by Mike Bull
Tue Nov 13, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 255
Views: 27737

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

I think we touched a nerve with the parish council on twitter!
by Mike Bull
Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 255
Views: 27737

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

We're sending over a donation of some outdoor lights and batteries for the Campbell Memorial...perhaps if everyone helped out with the same, we could make it really look like something this Christmas? Mark them for the attention of Councillor Tracy Coward, via the Coniston Institute. Ho ho ho! 20181...
by Mike Bull
Mon Nov 05, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 255
Views: 27737

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

For those that don't follow our Twitter feed @bluebirdk7 (and if not, why not? If we can learn to use it anybody can, and, it's where you'll find all the nice pictures from Bute and ongoing workshop updates now!) here's a picture I just uploaded of the parade through Rothesay that took place at the ...
by Mike Bull
Sat Nov 03, 2018 11:46 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Across The Lake
Replies: 186
Views: 57149

Re: Across The Lake

Rob - the poster is Gordon, so you can just bring it along to the workshop.
by Mike Bull
Fri Oct 19, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1248
Views: 256881

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

Chopping Turbinia in two in 1927-



-and the stern leaving London to head back to Newcastle in 1959-

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