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by jonwrightk7
Fri Mar 13, 2009 9:49 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Quicksilver
Replies: 688
Views: 303001

Re: Quicksilver

does make you wonder why it was modified given the designers pedigree! seen lot of different artists impressions of the finished craft, but it looked like in the last version shown on the website that the pilot was going to be sat in one of the sponsons! if the little blue "canopy shape windows" are...
by jonwrightk7
Fri Mar 13, 2009 9:21 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Blue Nose Day
Replies: 1
Views: 3730

Re: Blue Nose Day

to quote peanuts cartoon "good grief!"
by jonwrightk7
Fri Mar 13, 2009 9:18 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: PLAN B
Replies: 7
Views: 5179

Re: PLAN B

think k7 should run again on any english lake if coniston is unavailable! no disrepect to our antipodean cousins who saw the "bluebird twins" finest hours. but they; and donald, were very british!
by jonwrightk7
Fri Mar 13, 2009 9:10 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Quicksilver
Replies: 688
Views: 303001

Re: Quicksilver

hi bill i met you at the ken warby dinner at torver on oct 20th 2007. spent the night before in the black bull with novie, paul and john from the srg. after sitting there over a pint of bluebird bitter for about ten minutes, trying to explain to the better half why i had just become a dribbling idio...
by jonwrightk7
Wed Mar 11, 2009 9:17 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films
Replies: 404
Views: 187659

Re: A Picture paints a thousand words....

this is fascinating stuff!! a tadge over my head but very interesting all the same. great forum!!
by jonwrightk7
Fri Mar 06, 2009 10:36 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films
Replies: 404
Views: 187659

Re: A Picture paints a thousand words....

just been watching footage of craig breedloves run in "sonic 1" when his front wheels lifted off. he said he thought it was due to the tail fin acting as a "teeter totter" and the wind resistance was levering up the front end and making it pivot over the rear wheels. could the same thing have been h...
by jonwrightk7
Fri Mar 06, 2009 8:51 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films
Replies: 404
Views: 187659

Re: A Picture paints a thousand words....

looks like the fins on the front planing shoes are on the verge of becoming visible to me, evidence of what was to come?
by jonwrightk7
Tue Feb 24, 2009 8:11 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bye Law Amendment for K7
Replies: 35
Views: 25560

Re: Bye Law Amendment for K7

Hmm, the North East...now, what's up here that I can fill my spare time with then..? :lol:[/quote]
hi mike, i believe that a bloke up there is repairing a boat or something!? might be worth a look!!! jon
by jonwrightk7
Sat Feb 21, 2009 1:05 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Lew Norris' Death
Replies: 9
Views: 7122

Re: Lew Norris' Death

couldnt agree with you more!
by jonwrightk7
Sat Feb 21, 2009 12:26 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Lew Norris' Death
Replies: 9
Views: 7122

Re: Lew Norris' Death

hi all. This country is in the ****! people of the calibre of the norris bros are few and far between these days. What donald whould make of the country at the moment, God only knows. here were two men who should have been knighted at the very least!!! joining the ranks of richard noble and andy gre...