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by Andrew453
Tue Sep 20, 2011 11:57 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: 'Donald Campbell- The Final Record Attempt' by Neil Sheppard
Replies: 492
Views: 158199

Re: 'Donald Campbell- The Final Record Attempt' by Neil Shep

klingon wrote:C'mon Neil-ye gotta have a Scottish launch as well!-ye might actually sell at least 2 or possibly 3 books to us "canny" Scots!-if we all club together and share them roon! :lol:
Aye, and we'd all dig deep and buy you a drink...just the one mind! :D
by Andrew453
Fri Sep 02, 2011 1:51 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Dead Metal
Replies: 136
Views: 61553

Re: Dead Metal

The history of ship preservation is littered with good intentions that quickly turned rust and rot, and you don't have to look too far to find examples of enthusiasm triumphing over common sense. Ongoing disasters include the Carrick/City of Adelaide saga which has degenerated into an embarrassing f...
by Andrew453
Thu Aug 18, 2011 12:19 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Tea Break Bench
Replies: 85
Views: 29332

Re: The Tea Break Bench

Nawww-sorry folks-Scottish square sliced sausage on a big roll with brown sauce is still the mutts nuts for me!-cholesterol on a bun! :lol: Awaaaay! If you want real nourishment...a gastronomic org*^m in greaseproof paper...it simply has to be that old Scots favourite, the one and only mince roll. ...
by Andrew453
Fri Aug 05, 2011 5:30 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Active support at Coniston
Replies: 118
Views: 44609

Re: Active support at Coniston

StewDurham wrote:I started the rumour.. I still want a holiday to Lake Mead.. ;) :P
No, it was me...and I still want to go to Lake Maggiore. :P
by Andrew453
Sun Jul 31, 2011 6:46 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2974
Views: 843552

Re: Pic of the Day

Not much left to do then, is there? Nail on a couple of bits of tin, stuff in the noisy bits, fill her up with go-go gas, hook up the battery and you're away. Should be ready for Friday. :lol:
by Andrew453
Fri Jul 29, 2011 12:06 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: BBP Diary
Replies: 444
Views: 161539

Re: BBP Diary

OK - so now you've all had a look, is it any good? Its a good 'un, Bill, and thanks for keeping us all in the picture. It really is good to see the dramatic progress being made these days. And isn't Barry Hares' work simply staggering...those engines...bloody hell! Intrigued by the cryptic referenc...
by Andrew453
Mon Jul 11, 2011 1:04 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird K7 Bye Law amendments
Replies: 84
Views: 49273

Re: Bluebird K7 Bye Law amendments

StewDurham wrote:I dunno - Lake Mead would have been a cool holiday. :-)
Lake Maggiore anyone? The food...the wine... :P
by Andrew453
Fri Jun 17, 2011 5:19 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread
Replies: 1341
Views: 425372

Re: Vulcan XH558

Lucky sod! The Vulcan AND Ago tooling out of Governors on the MV. Jealous - who, moi? :D
by Andrew453
Wed Jun 01, 2011 7:26 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1177
Views: 371537

Re: What did you do at the weekend?

Actually guys, and I'm only telling you this because I know my secret is safe with you lot, back in the day when I had a full head of hair and all my own teeth I used to mess about in GP14s (they could go a bit if you got a good 'un and really wound it up), Enterprises, even the odd Flying Fifteen a...
by Andrew453
Tue May 31, 2011 12:07 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1177
Views: 371537

Re: What did you do at the weekend?

I am a rag and stick sailor at point A and I want to go to point B. Seems straightforward enough. But because the wind is blowing in my face I've first got to go away over there, then I've got to go away over there, then away over there, then away...you get the picture. OR I have a proper boat with ...