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by Richie
Mon Sep 03, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bute - 30 days on (and counting)
Replies: 20
Views: 1494

Re: Bute - 30 days on (and counting)

I cannot believe its been that long already ! What a fantastic effort by all concerned, the public were great too ! One thing I have noticed since we have been spat out of the other side of our 2018 training, is the team seem to be even closer now ?! We were close to begin with but there has been a ...
by Richie
Mon Sep 03, 2018 9:38 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Tales from The Cockpit
Replies: 32
Views: 2437

Re: Tales from The Cockpit.

I can confirm he talks to himself a bit in the cockpit, as evidenced by the onboard mic.
by Richie
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:40 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 178
Views: 20590

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

Happy days, let us all move forward together !


TO THE NEXT STEP !!


Cheers

Richie
by Richie
Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:22 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Sponsons Thread
Replies: 410
Views: 62364

Re: The Sponsons Thread

I got a really cold shudder when I saw the sponsons thread had arisen

Something we all chipped in on, but John and I still bear the mental scars with !


Given recent events.....didn’t we all do well with them ! :)
by Richie
Tue Aug 28, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 1051
Views: 205017

Re: Triumph to Tragic in one fell swoop.

Were you an engineer for RR ?


I didn’t know that....
by Richie
Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:12 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?
Replies: 16
Views: 1993

Re: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?

This is what happens when you use components from 1955 instead of 1985.
by Richie
Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:59 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?
Replies: 16
Views: 1993

Re: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?

We are using the flux capacitor, we are just trying to find the elusive 1.21 gigawatts required to power it now !
by Richie
Sat Aug 25, 2018 5:42 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 178
Views: 20590

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

I believe the brake would cause the nose to dip, by adding a retarding force to the rear of the boat which the boat will then rotate around, however, the rate at which it brings the boat down is anyone’s guess... the more of the ram that enters the water, the more single point drag = greater rotatio...
by Richie
Sat Aug 25, 2018 10:30 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 275
Views: 40563

Re: Isle of Bute

Have a word with yersel Mike
by Richie
Fri Aug 24, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Coniston - Spiritual Home?
Replies: 38
Views: 2680

Re: Coniston - Spiritual Home?

And with that all said, there remains only one final question !

“Describe your perfect Tuesday”