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by Jordangbr
Wed Jul 26, 2017 2:36 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2374
Views: 889668

Re: Pic of the Day

It holds the asymmetric scoof dragger.
by Jordangbr
Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:09 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Full Of Wind - The Sailing Thread
Replies: 35
Views: 21273

Re: Full Of Wind - The Sailing Thread

What amazed me was how very very saline the Solent is compared with elsewhere. Once the seawater had evaporated off the salt was like grit!


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by Jordangbr
Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:06 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Full Of Wind - The Sailing Thread
Replies: 35
Views: 21273

Re: Full Of Wind - The Sailing Thread

'Is that all you lads are going out in?!'
Um, yes, it's not cold.


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by Jordangbr
Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 850
Views: 344127

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

So of he sells more than ten roof bars in a day it'll topple his gyros?
by Jordangbr
Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:10 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Full Of Wind - The Sailing Thread
Replies: 35
Views: 21273

Re: Full Of Wind - The Sailing Thread

The course was set on top of the Brambles sand bank to keep us clear of the main shipping. The wind wasn't the problem it was the sea state due to being in relatively shallow water. Once we crossed into deeper water it wasn't a problem.
by Jordangbr
Tue Jul 25, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Full Of Wind - The Sailing Thread
Replies: 35
Views: 21273

Re: Full Of Wind - The Sailing Thread

And cue the 'get an engine' posts.... Nah it was the right call on the last race, a shiny bit of tin for the price of dehydration and sunstroke. Those South African chaps are far more acclimatised to such heat. Still awaiting my arrest from the outraged posh type for blundering onto his beloved high...
by Jordangbr
Tue Jul 25, 2017 2:48 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 850
Views: 344127

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

When I was an apprentice working on the V boats in the shipyard the bow section equipment and fastenings were metric, the missile section was imperial due to the Trident system being American then the aft end and propulsion systems were back to metric.
by Jordangbr
Mon Jul 17, 2017 8:31 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: ATL Script
Replies: 17
Views: 12234

Re: ATL Script

Roger C is a thoroughly nice chap and owned Rumic limited which maintained the Royal Navy's LR5 rescue submersible.


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by Jordangbr
Fri Jul 14, 2017 10:56 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Promotion
Replies: 22
Views: 20450

Re: Promotion

You can stop being nice now it's official


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by Jordangbr
Fri Jul 14, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Promotion
Replies: 22
Views: 20450

Re: Promotion

Yey Jon!


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