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by polo
Tue Oct 14, 2014 9:32 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1026
Views: 404312

Re: What have forum members been up to?

I had a diving friend from Stockport who visited a well known wreck off the coast of Anglesey from which you are banned from diving on now. Whilst playing in the murk he came across a very large shell which he duly 'lifted' and took home. He put it by the fire to dry out and went shopping. On his re...
by polo
Fri Oct 10, 2014 9:15 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1086
Views: 432954

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

I'm sure someone has asked this before but! I have been approached by a model builder who wants to build a scale model of K4. Can anyone help ? He especially needs the internal layout and diagrams of the internals, wiring looms etc. I know I'm going to get flack for this but he wants to build a mode...
by polo
Tue Oct 07, 2014 1:10 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Michael Schumacher/Formula 1
Replies: 151
Views: 87249

Re: Michael Schumacher

Just read an article with quote from Jean Todt FIA president Todt has now stated that the 45-year-old will be able to "live a relatively normal life". "We may assume that Schumacher can live a relatively normal life within a short period of time," Todt told French radio station RTL. "What we can say...
by polo
Wed Oct 01, 2014 7:14 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Top Aussie classic show pays tribute to Bluebird
Replies: 8
Views: 6356

Re: Top Aussie classic show pays tribute to Bluebird

Peak speed ?? I seem to remember it being mentioned some time ago.
by polo
Mon Sep 22, 2014 10:24 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1086
Views: 432954

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

The Yanks have a hydrofoil that has reached 140+ mph, it was supposed to have super cavitating foils but I strongly suspect that the foils got it up to the theoretical top hydrofoils speed [about 90mph] then it became a hydroplane, planing on its lower foils. I have seen photos of it and it looks al...
by polo
Thu Sep 18, 2014 6:53 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1086
Views: 432954

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

Its not that hydrofoil thing people have been discussing for the last few years is it ?
by polo
Fri Aug 29, 2014 2:21 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2374
Views: 917810

Re: Pic of the Day

Novie, If he was 'narked' then it would be similar to diving shallow having consumed a large amount of alcohol ! Its a similar feeling as well ! The problem being you know what it is, you know what's causing it but your brain does begger all about trying to sort the situation out. Not a nice situati...
by polo
Mon Aug 18, 2014 4:11 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Infinity (and beyond?)
Replies: 34
Views: 19931

Re: Infinity (and beyond?)

Amazing how some people think they can get away with things, then get caught on the simplest of question. We had a 'Lord' at Speed Record week a year or two ago wanting to put money into fast boats. Simple checks [No Lords made during the period he stated he had been made a 'Lord] and his registered...
by polo
Sun Aug 17, 2014 7:09 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Infinity (and beyond?)
Replies: 34
Views: 19931

Re: Infinity (and beyond?)

Hi Nigel, No problem re the interview stuff, if you find it I w[and Tony] would appreciate a copy. I note you say you have Nick Kerrell's contact details, I can categorically state he is no longer on the details he gave you re the address on the Isle of Wight. He was only 'staying' at the address wi...
by polo
Fri Aug 15, 2014 7:01 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Infinity (and beyond?)
Replies: 34
Views: 19931

Re: Infinity (and beyond?)

The info re Excaliber is on one of the other 'threads', I have given a breakdown re what occurred re this at the 'press unveiling'. I will do it again if someone wants the info. Basil Wainright and his non existent 'papillion engine, 33 ft of underwater boat and the 100 % efficient propeller. I have...