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by mickday
Wed Jun 20, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 237
Views: 111183

Re: Isle of Bute

Well speaking for the crew anyway we hope to have a secure enclosure to work in where we don't have to worry about being overrun with the public etc, with all the health and safety concerns and everything else that goes with that - but unlike in Donald's time this IS 'put on for public entertainmen...
by mickday
Wed Jun 20, 2018 1:36 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2374
Views: 1035703

Re: Pic of the Day

Dashboard looks absolutely great!
by mickday
Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:54 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2374
Views: 1035703

Re: Pic of the Day

Wow! Great to see her finally have an engine installed :)
by mickday
Wed May 30, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 860
Views: 406767

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

It really makes no sense why they sell so well on eBay, I even considered buying some from Speedline to resell :D https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SPEEDLINE-MODEL-KIT-VAC-FORM-DONALD-CAMPBELLS-BLUEBIRD-K7-SCALE-1-24-ULTRA-RARE/362294500358 https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/SPEEDLINE-MODEL-KIT-VAC-FORM-DONALD-CAM...
by mickday
Wed May 30, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 860
Views: 406767

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

midlife wrote:
Wed May 30, 2018 9:44 am
Don’t bin it, chuck it on ebay[.]
Cheers
Wayne


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+ 1 for this, the last couple of these that sold on eBay sold for around the £100 mark
by mickday
Wed May 16, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: New Members
Replies: 379
Views: 228601

Re: New Members

Hi All, I have been on the forum for a while and have never said hi. I have always had an interest in Bluebird K7 since I was a kid although I am too young to actually remember the events as they happened I I was not born until 1968. I am very much looking forward to seeing her return to the water i...
by mickday
Sun May 06, 2018 11:29 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 860
Views: 406767

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

K7boats wrote:
Sun May 06, 2018 10:49 am
Very nice hope all goes well
Me too...

Will post a video once I get it on the water.
by mickday
Sun May 06, 2018 8:59 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 860
Views: 406767

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Yes all fibreglass, not made by me, maker unknown!
by mickday
Sat May 05, 2018 3:35 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 860
Views: 406767

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Made some progress with my model http://www.mickday.com/bluebird/IMG_1067.JPG http://www.mickday.com/bluebird/IMG_1073.JPG http://www.mickday.com/bluebird/IMG_1071.JPG Final task now is to work out exactly I am going to complete the rudder assembly, going to require some cutting and additional assem...
by mickday
Wed Mar 21, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 860
Views: 406767

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

So when you say rule of thumb is a pound of thrust per pound of weight is that weight of model as it stands or completed weight including turbine, fuel etc.

Mick