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by Richie
Mon Sep 10, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 178
Views: 20585

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

On the venue front, what about Holme Pierrepont in Nottingham ?

2 miles of shallow man made venue ? Used to race hydroplanes there I believe ?

Loads of infrastructure for crowds
by Richie
Mon Sep 10, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 275
Views: 40561

Re: Isle of Bute

Hopefully Coniston and the Ruskin will make contact and give us a clear indication of where we stand for the next 12 months or so... out of profesional courtesy of course.

Have you had ANYTHING at all from either party since we got back From Bute Bill ?
by Richie
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:09 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 907
Views: 190862

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

Cool ! Running brushless, EDF, or turbine ?
by Richie
Sat Sep 08, 2018 2:52 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 178
Views: 20585

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

He is lying about the dictionary being an Oxford.....it is a Geordie translation dictionary !
by Richie
Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:17 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 178
Views: 20585

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

Agreed, but then that may render me a sycophant.

It’s a conundrum that’s for sure !
by Richie
Fri Sep 07, 2018 11:57 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 178
Views: 20585

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

[/quote] People who seek to ingratiate themselves with 'the man' by agreeing with anything and everything to the point of being sycophants... [/quote] So if one agree’s with Bill and not Ernie they are henceforth potentially a sycophant ? Problem with most of what you are posting is it is being done...
by Richie
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 178
Views: 20585

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

Bringing the Ruskin out of Coniston in order to attract people to Coniston... the advertising would be priceless, not to mention Vicky et al could talk to people on site whilst advertising the museum, talking about the Boat and the village, all the while selling merchandise from the Ruskin. It’s a w...
by Richie
Wed Sep 05, 2018 7:35 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Tales from The Cockpit
Replies: 32
Views: 2433

Re: Tales from The Cockpit

With the water being quite choppy on some days, what was your forward Viz like ?
by Richie
Tue Sep 04, 2018 4:11 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: A '60s hydrofoil on eBay!
Replies: 16
Views: 1375

Re: A '60s hydrofoil on eBay!

Bill, that’s nearly as bad as your rib mate !


(We need to get her in the shop and make her great again)
by Richie
Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:38 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bute - 30 days on (and counting)
Replies: 20
Views: 1491

Re: Bute - 30 days on (and counting)

Lots of serious faces there

There isn’t a serious one amongst us !!

Meeting could be good, as long as it is accompanied with pizza.