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by Ernie Lazenby
Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:49 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Visit to North Shields- model makers.
Replies: 99
Views: 19486

Re: Visit to North Shields- model makers.

Bill. five out of the six, with midlife still to confirm, can manage Sunday 14th April therefore I think that day is pretty much it. Maybe others will come on board. Is that day okay? Beer and biscuits! I remember being allowed to drink and eat them.. :lol:
by Ernie Lazenby
Fri Mar 15, 2019 11:06 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Visit to North Shields- model makers.
Replies: 99
Views: 19486

Re: Visit to North Shields- model makers.

An update. 14th April is okay for Myself (difficult but I will manage-I am organising a club steering event in the morning) Mickday Rich M Coniston Collie Waiting to hear from Blackknight and Midlife. I thought we would have more interest than 6. Bill is 6 sufficient interest for you to open up on y...
by Ernie Lazenby
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Visit to North Shields- model makers.
Replies: 99
Views: 19486

Re: Visit to North Shields- model makers.

I make it 6 so far but only 3 have indicated a preference date? Perhaps give it a couple of days then we can finalise?
by Ernie Lazenby
Fri Mar 15, 2019 9:05 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 850
Views: 344093

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Brilliant!!
by Ernie Lazenby
Fri Mar 15, 2019 12:27 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Visit to North Shields- model makers.
Replies: 99
Views: 19486

Re: Visit to North Shields- model makers.

Thanks Bill. The Chinese F1 is on 14th April 7.0am our time. I will add that date to the possibles
by Ernie Lazenby
Thu Mar 14, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 850
Views: 344093

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

I am giving much thought to building either a Quicksilver 4 pointer or another one of Ken Warbys first boat SOA. I have been looking at the gas turbines available from UK based Turbine solutions and found one that wont break the bank. At my age and state of health one starts to wonder how long it wi...
by Ernie Lazenby
Thu Mar 14, 2019 2:48 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Visit to North Shields- model makers.
Replies: 99
Views: 19486

Re: Visit to North Shields- model makers.

There's a problem unless we run into May; March 24th would be an alternative but is it too close to get it done?; March 31st is a F1 race day Looking at April - 7th okay as suggested above April 14th F1 day but is okay because race is early morning. April 21st - Easter Sunday April 28th - F1 day. I ...
by Ernie Lazenby
Thu Mar 14, 2019 11:10 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 850
Views: 344093

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

I took this photograph of Miss Campbell and her then partner at Roundhay Park Leeds in 2003 I think. I did quite a bit of remedial work on the boat and tried to get it going better at speed. Fitted with a pull start engine. One of my contacts in the model boat world, who is one of the worlds foremos...
by Ernie Lazenby
Thu Mar 14, 2019 10:10 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Visit to North Shields- model makers.
Replies: 99
Views: 19486

Re: Visit to North Shields- model makers.

Gents I propose Sunday 7th April (No F1) - gives us all time to make suitable arrangements.(bribe the wives and girlfriends :lol: ) (should be a tad warmer weather)

How is that date for you Bill?
by Ernie Lazenby
Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2374
Views: 889589

Re: Pic of the Day

There must be someone who was around in 1966 and who saw K7 close up and maybe could give guidance on the 'white'