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by K7boats
Sun Feb 25, 2018 8:02 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 961
Views: 804138

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Hello all some more photos of the unbuild of my K7 , 67 build to the K7 64 , I've shown bits and pieces of the materials I'm using to build jig to make things easier for me no more lifting it about you will see the dumped sponsons I'm taking the aluminium wedges of though. Also the aluminium support...
by K7boats
Wed Feb 21, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 961
Views: 804138

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Hi Ian yes a lot better thank you, I have all the bits ready just two new sponsons and new tail to build this time though I'm making a jig to turn hull to put detail on its a little like they used on the real boat it will help me a lot. Last time It took me a lot longer turning it back and forth , t...
by K7boats
Sat Feb 17, 2018 7:13 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 961
Views: 804138

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Hello there hope your doing well, answered yes have stripped it all down got materials for sponsons and waiting for kit next week to build revolving cage , I'll post some more pics as I go on should not be to difficult as the main hull is all but finished. Thank you for replying I see your projects ...
by K7boats
Sat Feb 17, 2018 4:51 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 961
Views: 804138

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Hello All, and Ian especially, sorry I've been off the website for a while but I've not been to well again,think you will have realised that Ian, anyway most of you will know my build of K7 rebuild well by photos you'll see the boat about finished,,,,, but guess what I've stripped the boat back to t...
by K7boats
Fri Dec 23, 2016 1:15 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 961
Views: 804138

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Hello Wayne I bought it from a woman who makes items for toy houses etc of her kit was on ebay but I contacted her and sent pics and she made it its going in the boat with DC I will try my best to find her details I'm sure I've got the invoice someware it was cheap though not a bank breaker like the...
by K7boats
Wed Dec 21, 2016 10:12 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 961
Views: 804138

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Woops upside down nose has changed and most of the boat my turbine back on test rig waiting new jet pipe before testing as the one in place now has to be all ripped out and that's when the water break comes out but the working plunger in the break will now be made into a lock for engine cover
by K7boats
Wed Dec 21, 2016 9:44 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 961
Views: 804138

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Hi looks good , look at this picture (o:
by K7boats
Wed Dec 21, 2016 3:39 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 961
Views: 804138

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

More pics
by K7boats
Wed Dec 21, 2016 3:33 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 961
Views: 804138

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Hi Wayne I cracked my cockpit cover too which took a lot of time to make I'm now going to make a rig to kind of vacum form it from tin clear plastic I think you'll find you will be able to make a former of cockpit out of wood and heat plastic over it to fit easer than making a jig like I have to but...
by K7boats
Sat Dec 17, 2016 4:06 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 961
Views: 804138

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Hello Wayne, I think the way your going about your build is good finding out about shape of K7 comes with a build nose etc. But looking at pictures and of coarse the BBP gives you the wright info to use most plans about are ok but not as good as pictures and info on BBP I'm a little bit lucky to as ...