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by rob565uk
Sat May 16, 2009 12:13 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2909
Views: 467427

Re: Pic of the Day

As I recall, the adhesive Lotus use so successfully is a single-part epoxy type, cured at around 180C. Lotus manufacture 2mm "pips" on the components to ensure optimal adhesive thickness between.

As Bill says, amazing stuff once it's on............
by rob565uk
Tue May 12, 2009 5:25 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Trials Locations
Replies: 23
Views: 5910

Re: Trials Locations

KW Mitchell wrote:That sounds like very good news, indeed. Rarely do Authorities reject the recommendations of Sub-Committees.
How true...very rarely indeed...

This sounds like GREAT news for the Project. Congratulations to all involved.
by rob565uk
Sat May 09, 2009 11:09 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2909
Views: 467427

Re: Pic of the Day

Mike - I do my best to keep you going but you have to admit that the tea consumption in gallons per rivet is a challenge for any budget or 2000W kettle for that matter- can you last until next Saturday when I will bring more? :D
by rob565uk
Sun May 03, 2009 10:18 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Man behind the mask
Replies: 13
Views: 3970

Re: The Man behind the mask

Maybe the mask was also a way of cancelling out noise so Donalds voice could be heard, I'd imagine it got pretty noisy in the cockpit and we all know that the quality of the sound that came back from Donald wasn't that good even with the mask. If he'd have been speaking into a mic without the mask ...
by rob565uk
Sat May 02, 2009 6:09 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2909
Views: 467427

Re: Pic of the Day

That is certainly a great picture Mike - but don't beat Bill too hard when he is only just getting over gout !
by rob565uk
Fri May 01, 2009 11:38 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2909
Views: 467427

Re: Pic of the Day

Fri 1st May - What a superb Pic of the Day! I had to look twice to convince myself that I am looking at the rebuild and not the original. This picture seem to sum up how well resources have been used, the tremendous achievements of the whole Team and the sheer dedication and hard work they are conti...
by rob565uk
Mon Apr 27, 2009 12:11 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Active support at Coniston
Replies: 118
Views: 26127

Re: Active support at Coniston 2010

Malcolm Put me down as a definite volunteer. I have little relevant experience other than some years spent powerboating on Windermere when it was allowed. I am currently providing some very minor assistance with the re-build and am very keen indeed to provide any support needed to get K7 on Coniston...