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by Excelsior2007
Sun Mar 09, 2014 12:50 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1168
Views: 315683

Re: What have forum members been up to?

Sorry for the complete lack of visits to The Bluebird Project in recent months. I have been very very busy with work lately. The shop I work in has over the last few months been getting increasingly busy, especially due to the closure of one of our sister-branches. I'm also trying to find time for m...
by Excelsior2007
Sat Mar 30, 2013 11:31 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: New BBC Documentary
Replies: 36
Views: 19958

Donald Campbell: Speed King

Just to let everyone know that on Sunday night there is going to be a programme about Donald Campbell on BBC 2 at 8pm. Here is a link on the BBC website.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01rrk63

Merged into existing thread -Mike
by Excelsior2007
Fri Jan 04, 2013 1:15 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Coniston- January 1967/January 2013/2014
Replies: 70
Views: 25232

Re: 4th January 1967

I will be remembering. Rest in Peace Donald Malcolm Campbell.
by Excelsior2007
Mon Oct 15, 2012 9:59 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Bluebird K3 Thread
Replies: 47
Views: 17932

Re: The Bluebird K3 Thread

Just saw Bluebird K3 on the 10 o'clock news. She looked impressive.
by Excelsior2007
Sat Sep 29, 2012 4:15 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1168
Views: 315683

Re: What have forum members been up to?

Currently I have been busy with work - just completed my First Aid training on Wednesday. Stock taking tonight and got a full day tomorrow.
by Excelsior2007
Sat Sep 29, 2012 3:36 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: John Cobb- Crusader/Railton Special
Replies: 107
Views: 51658

Re: John Cobb- Crusader/Railton Special

Thanks for pointing that out, Pullman99. I had forgotten that this was the day of John Cobb's death.
by Excelsior2007
Sat Sep 29, 2012 2:01 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1261
Views: 339132

Nemesis Electric Car

I was wondering if anyone else had seen any news coverage on the Nemesis Electric car, which earlier this week broke the electric car land speed record, previously held by Don Wales.

(Merged with the existing thread- Mike)
by Excelsior2007
Sun Oct 23, 2011 11:54 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1261
Views: 339132

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

Anyone know what happened to the gear box from Chitty Bang Bang 1? I have read that after the car crashed, she was left abandoned, and someone chopped her in half for the gear box.
by Excelsior2007
Fri Oct 14, 2011 9:56 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1261
Views: 339132

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

Nice car. Very sleek. Wonder how I missed hearing about this car.
by Excelsior2007
Sun Oct 09, 2011 10:48 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1261
Views: 339132

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

Hoping next time I go to Pembrokeshire that the museum at Pendine will be open.