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by wbjohn
Tue May 07, 2019 11:41 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: SIGN THE PETITION PLEASE TO LET THE BLUEBIRD RUN
Replies: 23
Views: 7469

Re: SIGN THE PETITION PLEASE TO LET THE BLUEBIRD RUN

Ernie Lazenby wrote:
Mon May 06, 2019 10:26 pm
I promised my good lady I would not post again
Here's hoping you keep your promises......
by wbjohn
Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 161291

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

"Word on the street is that the BEWG has been disbanded and is no more!"
So sad if true, Bluebird needs to run on Coniston
by wbjohn
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 161291

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

So many questions Ernie and Jett regarding contracts signed or which have not even been drawn up. They will get discussed between the museum, trustees and BBP I'm sure, not the general public or people asking for hypothetical answers on open forums, which unfortunately would then be brought up in th...
by wbjohn
Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 161291

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

Ernie,
Re " I wont however copy and paste the full details on this forum that would be wrong"
Could you send the transcript via pm to me and I will digest it.
by wbjohn
Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 161291

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

Reading through this thread, just a thought should it be renamed to “The Ernie Lazenby rant”
by wbjohn
Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 161291

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

Malcolm Ops wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:22 pm
As the actual dates have been published in Lancashire Life Magazine, can I add some realism and pressure to all my friends on the crew by starting a countdown day timer?

252 days to go! :o :o
Thank you for that Malcolm....
by wbjohn
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Where can Bluebird be seen
Replies: 57
Views: 20968

Re: Where can Bluebird be seen

Yes Scots Pine, I saw that too. Seems like there was something in place after all, £580,000 worth. Either that or they have thrown it all together in the last few weeks. 500k of that was a grant from Cumbria Vision using money left over from the foot and mouth crisis to put up a building but as of ...
by wbjohn
Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Tales from The Cockpit
Replies: 31
Views: 12485

Re: Tales from The Cockpit

Thanks Ted 😀
by wbjohn
Wed Sep 05, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Tales from The Cockpit
Replies: 31
Views: 12485

Re: Tales from The Cockpit

Ted, re. “we learned quickly that for whatever reason the trigger valve on the start cart can sick open and allow the start turbine to overspeed leading to Xena threatening situations. That along with damp from the lake freeing as all that rapidly expanding air removes the heat from the feed pipes a...