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by klingon
Wed Mar 11, 2009 6:15 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Canopy
Replies: 16
Views: 8991

Canopy

Anyone got any thoughts about a new canopy for K7?-I seem to recall that someone has an original one hanging around somewhere-If we can blag it that is!-otherwise what road do we follow?Original plexiglass as in 1967 or a modern material,less liable to suffer uv damage and scratching-or have I just ...
by klingon
Wed Mar 11, 2009 6:03 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films
Replies: 404
Views: 181861

Re: A Picture paints a thousand words....

Just a wee thought in reply to the previous post-"a half empty tank"-any thoughts on that effecting K7's COG especially as the tank being half empty,(or half full if your an optimist) suffering from fuel sloshing around and spoiling the trim? eg making K7 tail heavy and liable to lift her hooter eas...
by klingon
Fri Feb 27, 2009 8:46 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: original streeing wheel
Replies: 9
Views: 10873

Re: original streeing wheel

I think that one at Filching is the original one from CN7, not K7. Mind you, it does look the same! Probably is-Bluemells made all the wheels for DC and Malcolm including their private transport as well-pity they're out of the game but there are a coupla firms capable of making a new repro wheel fo...
by klingon
Fri Feb 27, 2009 8:42 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: original streeing wheel
Replies: 9
Views: 10873

Re: original streeing wheel

Mike-got 2 or 3 of the original type clocks put away-working on the rest-most seem to be Gnat items anyway except for that bloomin weird Egt guage which is eluding me so far but if it was on an aircraft I'll get it! :ugeek: