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by ted.walsh
Sun Feb 13, 2011 6:17 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Film footage
Replies: 13
Views: 4978

Re: Film footage

I'm no expert on this but.. :ugeek: ..our club had some old cine film converted a couple of years ago. On researching the task I learned that old film usually 'shrinks' over time so the sprocket holes don't line up properly. Although it plays once it will never play again as the misaligned sprocket ...
by ted.walsh
Sun Feb 13, 2011 4:46 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Happy Birthday Girl!
Replies: 20
Views: 7298

Re: Happy Birthday Girl!

Happy birthday. Trust there will be much cake and champagne. :D
by ted.walsh
Tue Feb 08, 2011 2:36 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2974
Views: 880126

Re: Pic of the Day

Not sure this is the best location for this post (Mike) but it seems reasonable. latest article and short video from Barrow's own North West Evening Mail (and Cumberland News for that matter) featuring a story about a tin boat and a guy with a welder... http://www.nwemail.co.uk/donald-campbell-s-blu...
by ted.walsh
Fri Jan 28, 2011 8:14 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: 'Donald Campbell- The Final Record Attempt' by Neil Sheppard
Replies: 492
Views: 163761

Re: 'This Rather Stony Path' - forthcoming book by Neil Shep

Just noticed that Amazon are showing Neils new book for preorder - am I making another faux pas by listing the URL? :oops: is the BBP site going to put some in the shop I wonder....

http://www.amazon.co.uk/This-Rather-Sto ... _rhf_p_t_1
by ted.walsh
Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:42 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: 'Bluebird- The Spirit Reborn' Documentary Info/DVD Release
Replies: 118
Views: 39300

Re: 'Bluebird- The Spirit Reborn' Documentary Transmission I

oooerrr it looks like somebody has uploaded parts 1 & 2 to YOUTUBE, :o Im sure with the full authority or Mr Murdock. not great quality I know but its 'on demand' part1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pHKVrqE-Usw part2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M6fUkaVBSGw not sure about the well dodgy advert bu...
by ted.walsh
Tue Jan 25, 2011 1:36 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird K7 Bye Law amendments
Replies: 84
Views: 50441

Re: Bluebird K7 Bye Law amendments

Bearing in mind my canopy usually fogs up so I cannot see much of where I’m going until I reach a 'certain' speed is it alright is I ask Mike to put a nice heater in the cockpit? :D (as opposed to the one pointing in the other direction ;) ) From previous experience on Coniston in November I know th...
by ted.walsh
Fri Jan 07, 2011 7:43 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird's New Pilot
Replies: 40
Views: 14729

Twaddle

Now then, we all know you cannot trust what gets printed in the papers and the unassailable virtuous nature of reporters (story tellers) and their editors (to many if's and buts to make a good story so I'll leave them out). Looking through the threads I see renegadenemo is always looking for 'qualit...
by ted.walsh
Mon Jan 03, 2011 11:43 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird's New Pilot
Replies: 40
Views: 14729

Re: Bluebird's New Pilot

Well from keeping a low profile on the forum for a little while I thought I should contribute a bit. Glad to see we are still talking after yesterday :lol: It was great to meet so many of the team putting the old girl back together. I thought we had a very productive session discussing the cockpit a...