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by Mike Bull
Wed Feb 20, 2019 4:57 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Blue Bird K4
Replies: 74
Views: 16953

Re: Blue Bird K4

I can say very little, but there is no point building a new Crusader That implies that someone else already is then!? :geek: and probably beyond the materials and construction techniques of the time. What, with (as an example) the Vulcan having its first flight just a month before Cobb died?!
by Mike Bull
Wed Feb 20, 2019 12:04 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Blue Bird K4
Replies: 74
Views: 16953

Re: Blue Bird K4

It certainly sounds good-

by Mike Bull
Wed Feb 20, 2019 11:47 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 665
Views: 120537

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

An hour ago, I was reminded by a member of the British public, that individuals and families have lost deposit money because they expected Bluebird to be running on Coniston Water in July 2019. Money which has been retained by Coniston businesses or businesses operating within Coniston. 'Lost' beca...
by Mike Bull
Wed Feb 20, 2019 9:51 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Blue Bird K4
Replies: 74
Views: 16953

Re: Blue Bird K4

longarmedgibbon wrote:
Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:56 am
You will need another project bill when k7 all finished. Quicksilver then CN7 would be cool . Ian lazenby
You must think we're all immortal! :lol:
by Mike Bull
Tue Feb 19, 2019 10:11 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Blue Bird K4
Replies: 74
Views: 16953

Re: Blue Bird K4

Bugger that! Dangerous bloody great big thing. Nooo thank you!

Rich, there's more Meteors than 'R' engines, at least!
by Mike Bull
Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:59 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Blue Bird K4
Replies: 74
Views: 16953

Re: Blue Bird K4

The trouble with K4 is you'd be stuck with using a Meteor engine again, as per K3. Plenty of them about, though.
by Mike Bull
Tue Feb 19, 2019 8:25 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Blue Bird K4
Replies: 74
Views: 16953

Re: Blue Bird K4

Of note- in the case of K4, the name is written 'Blue Bird'.
by Mike Bull
Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:11 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Blue Bird K4
Replies: 74
Views: 16953

Re: K4 Bluebird

I always liked the shape of K4.
by Mike Bull
Tue Feb 19, 2019 2:30 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 665
Views: 120537

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

Indeed, some of the comments on Facebook have been vile, and some just outright ridiculous. I've seen us accused of only challenging one person because she was a 60 year old woman...we've been accused of hating Coniston because a team mate lived there and hated it too...I've seen comments about need...
by Mike Bull
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 665
Views: 120537

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

This matter is now way beyond picking up a phone No, it isn't. It's not as if the situation has suddenly changed- it's gone on the same for years. The recent cancellation of any 2019 Coniston running by 'BEWG'/the parish council/whoever may have thrown it into the press, but actually it's very old ...