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by rich1608
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:29 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Website problem
Replies: 3
Views: 1904

Website problem

There seems to be a problem with the BBP website this morning, has it been hacked?
by rich1608
Sun Aug 19, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 164217

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

Scots Pine wrote:
Sun Aug 19, 2018 9:58 pm

The midges are a total bastard in June / July / Aug.

All of these points are eminently overcomable...maybe apart from the midges 😋
A splash of citronella oil in K7's tank will soon take care of that! :lol:

Did the boat make her famous 'comet's tail' pulsating spray on Loch Fad or didn't she go fast enough for that?
by rich1608
Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 164217

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

ace_chris wrote:
Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:10 pm
Ernie - Can you just for a moment stop trying to find a bloody negative with the project. Ownership - none of your business, touring - none of your business, funding - none of your business. Leave it to the professionals, please.
Well said. Ernie's posts are quite inappropriate right now.
by rich1608
Thu Aug 16, 2018 12:08 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 164217

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

Richie wrote:
Thu Aug 16, 2018 11:55 am
sour grapes anyone ?
Exactly what I thought when I read an article about a certain steam car record holder...!
by rich1608
Fri Aug 03, 2018 5:29 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 237
Views: 97289

Re: Isle of Bute

Looks like The One Show are doing a live outside broadcast from Bute tonight https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0bcpd37
by rich1608
Sun Jul 22, 2018 8:48 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: John Cobb- Crusader/Railton Special
Replies: 99
Views: 64434

Re: John Cobb- Crusader/Railton Special

He does come across as a rather colourful chap in the Search for Bluebird film. I would be surprised if there's anything left of Crusader given that it's made of wood and has been in much deeper water than Bluebird for much longer. Someone with deep pockets might commission a replica one day, you ne...
by rich1608
Sat Jul 21, 2018 9:57 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: John Cobb- Crusader/Railton Special
Replies: 99
Views: 64434

Re: John Cobb- Crusader/Railton Special

Does anyone know what happened to the plan to recover Crusader from the depths of Loch Ness as described in this article? https://www.thefreelibrary.com/Diver+who+defies+the+depths+of+tragedy%3B+A+Merseyside+diver+discovers...-a0128413636 This is the only reference I've seen to raising the boat so I...
by rich1608
Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:03 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Return to the Water
Replies: 156
Views: 62879

Re: Isle of Bute

Hopefully ...........And I say that with reservation........somebody somewhere within the bowels of the LDNPA who can comprehend the English Language will read this and realize what the folks at Bute have done and continue to do for the Bluebird team and the significance of K7 etc and the light bul...
by rich1608
Thu Jul 05, 2018 9:03 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2374
Views: 927340

Re: Pic of the Day

mickday wrote:
Wed Jul 04, 2018 4:59 pm
one slip with that disk cutter and one very costly mistake.
Did you see the episode of Wheeler Dealers where Edd China was trimming a new canopy for a bubble car and cracked it so had to buy another one? An expensive mistake indeed!
by rich1608
Tue Jul 03, 2018 9:22 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 910
Views: 378112

Re: Technical Talk

There were permanent Proteus generators for the national grid as well https://youtu.be/-kzvfXTpwUs
One of them has been preserved at the Museum of Internal Fire in Wales https://youtu.be/JAuTkPj-LG0