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by mtskull
Thu Apr 29, 2010 10:03 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: World Lawn Speed Record/Don Wales
Replies: 47
Views: 39098

Re: World Lawn Speed Record

( Lawnmower museum)-Its really interesting, if you like that sort of thing...... Almost beats the Kendal Pencil Museum for heart stopping thrills and Many Hours of Harmless Fun dunnit? :shock: Ah, the Pencil Museum; the happy memories come flooding back! -Mind you I once visited a Snail Museum in T...
by mtskull
Tue Apr 27, 2010 11:52 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Quicksilver
Replies: 688
Views: 505368

Re: Quicksilver

I'd put K7 in a different league to the other WWSR contenders that you mention. K7 and Donald got the record seven times. That puts it in a different league to all the other boats Wise words, mate. Is there anybody out there who does not believe that, given a less unfavourable set of circumstances,...
by mtskull
Sun Apr 25, 2010 11:46 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: World Lawn Speed Record/Don Wales
Replies: 47
Views: 39098

Re: World Lawn Speed Record

Renegadenemo wrote:
I always thought lager was poofter juice......
Not around here it isn't!
I beg your pardon. I forgot that lager comes in two different strengths.

That'll be wife-beater then. ;)
by mtskull
Sun Apr 25, 2010 11:25 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: World Lawn Speed Record/Don Wales
Replies: 47
Views: 39098

Re: World Lawn Speed Record

I always thought lager was poofter juice......
by mtskull
Tue Apr 20, 2010 10:41 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Last run....
Replies: 175
Views: 128875

Re: The Last run....

That very impressive aerial photo' looks like tramping to me. There are individual splashes on each side of the boat and each appears to be in antiphase to the opposite side. Do others agree? Indeed. The trouble is, it probably tells us more about the state of the water at the time than anything ne...
by mtskull
Mon Apr 19, 2010 7:59 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 915
Views: 730451

Re: Technical Talk

Here you are, Bill. A treat for you; the very same Miss Grassby.
There are some other images on the web, but I won't deprive you of the pleasure of finding them for yourself ;)
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by mtskull
Sun Apr 18, 2010 9:30 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 915
Views: 730451

Re: Technical Talk

I've no idea what Tony Hopkins was doing pushing buttons on his fire panel.
... or what he was doing in bed with the girl from the garage, or driving the E-type with the DC7 number plate.... Lighten up, chaps; its called artistic licence!
by mtskull
Fri Apr 16, 2010 10:05 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2374
Views: 1665275

Re: Pic of the Day

Re: passing through 2 and I'm lighting up like mad.... brake going down ... engine lighting up now... relighting and now passing Peel Island.... relight made normal... I have now studied footage of this run using the latest M icro I mage N ano- G eometric E nhancement and there is something that loo...
by mtskull
Thu Apr 15, 2010 6:01 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Quicksilver
Replies: 688
Views: 505368

Re: Quicksilver

I must confess that I'm not aware of any gee-whizz auto-relight systems on modern aircraft that might do the job for us I had in mind the set-up on the Rolls-Royce/Allison AE3007A, which incorporates flameout detection logic within the FADEC and attempts an automatic relight (it says here) before t...
by mtskull
Wed Apr 14, 2010 2:13 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2374
Views: 1665275

Re: Pic of the Day

Hey! I went to post a rude acronym and got the message: 406 Not Acceptable!

If anyone has found any of my posts too rude or unacceptable for any reason, please may I take this opportunity to say:
Big Apologies Lads & Lasses; Sorry!