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by Richie
Sat Feb 16, 2019 4:53 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Blue Bird K3 Henley on Thames
Replies: 18
Views: 9583

Re: Blue Bird K3 Henley on Thames

So basically like K7 you are merely running a variant of the correct engine 😉

Bet it sounds amazing, when we are away doin tank stuff, the best alarm clock is my pals Cromwell :D :D
by Richie
Sat Feb 16, 2019 10:29 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Blue Bird K3 Henley on Thames
Replies: 18
Views: 9583

Re: Blue Bird K3 Henley on Thames

Running V12 yes ? Was that not what it was running back in tut day ?
by Richie
Sat Feb 16, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Blue Bird K3 Henley on Thames
Replies: 18
Views: 9583

Re: Blue Bird K3 Henley on Thames

IMHO that would be cool 😊

I’d like to get the car and boat together,
But both would have to be in running order.
by Richie
Fri Feb 15, 2019 9:43 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 910
Views: 373927

Re: Technical Talk

I recall the panel which Bill is currently working on, I spent a large amount of time making a perfect (if I do say so myself) reproduction, unaware of the intention to merely use it as a buck to fix the original fabric (which I didn’t know we had) Indeed it was an Alfred Hitchcock moment when Bill ...
by Richie
Tue Feb 12, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 160430

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

Ernie, everyone is allowed an opinion :) I doubt it would be every year, but it would Be nice to have the three months of the year that we are asking for so we would have the option to run systems up and let her breathe for an adoring nation. We all appreciate what Donald did all those years ago, an...
by Richie
Tue Feb 12, 2019 2:13 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 160430

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

Which goes with what bill has said all these years, problem is some folk are so sure / frightened that we are up to something, it matters not what we say or do to allieviate those fears they simply don’t believe us.

I am exhausted over the whole fiasco tbh.
by Richie
Tue Feb 12, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 160430

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

Only one project leader, no co leader, or deputy leader.... What’s annoying me is the issue of something which should be celebrated as a triumph is now going to me mired as a legal throwing of teddy bears many years of work remembered only by one big failure at the end.....very apt indeed. Stuffed a...
by Richie
Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:16 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 160430

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

For crying out loud.....😣😣😣

That’s us firmly branded as the “baddies” then.


Great.
by Richie
Sun Feb 10, 2019 3:21 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 160430

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

No “scrubbing” this time around I would imagine.