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by Mike Bull
Sun Aug 12, 2018 3:28 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 224
Views: 28455

Re: Isle of Bute

Operational Update- we plan to be on the water tomorrow, crew and weather depending, for a launch, taxi test and slower speed demonstration, but beyond that nothing is planned and by the end of the week we'll almost certainly be winding down. Keep an eye on our twitter @bluebirdk7 for updates, but b...
by Mike Bull
Sat Aug 11, 2018 4:27 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 224
Views: 28455

Re: Isle of Bute

The watch is a bit valuable to have fitted for running, and markings wise, she just isn't finished yet. It was great to see you Stuart, thanks for coming!
by Mike Bull
Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:38 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 224
Views: 28455

Re: Isle of Bute

All updates on twitter @bluebirdk7
by Mike Bull
Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:59 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Across The Lake
Replies: 173
Views: 48331

Re: Across The Lake

CC Hogan wrote:
Sun Aug 05, 2018 11:30 pm
I really felt for his daughter. The people involved with finding his body probably had nothing malicious in mind, but they should have left it alone
With respect, Donald was located and given a decent burial at the REQUEST of his daughter.
by Mike Bull
Mon Aug 06, 2018 4:34 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 224
Views: 28455

Re: Isle of Bute

Updates are on twitter, as stated above and on the BBP home page.
by Mike Bull
Sun Aug 05, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?
Replies: 5
Views: 602

Re: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?

Sorry Grant, no - there's no switches of that type in Bluebird.
by Mike Bull
Fri Aug 03, 2018 4:58 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 224
Views: 28455

Re: Isle of Bute

when there's down time, well see about letting people come and see - can't say any more than that for now.
by Mike Bull
Thu Aug 02, 2018 7:30 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 224
Views: 28455

Re: Isle of Bute

The boat is going to Bute with a small modern aerial in place of the replicated original type; there's nothing there you could mount to. Space and mounting positions inside are both severely limited, too.
by Mike Bull
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 224
Views: 28455

Re: Isle of Bute

Just another plug for our Twitter feed @bluebirdk7

All the choice pics and latest news are already appearing there now, and that will ramp up considerably once we get on the way to Bute. Sign up and follow us now!

https://twitter.com/bluebirdk7?s=09
by Mike Bull
Wed Aug 01, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 224
Views: 28455

Re: Isle of Bute

That's all true but also, don't forget that this isn't the 'finished' boat; the sponsons aren't painted the same as the rest, there's no Bluebird motifs on the tail cover, no infinity markings etc. There's a small modern radio aerial in place at the moment, and we may yet have discreet cameras mount...