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by thunderer
Thu Jun 25, 2009 7:39 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird K7, the "New" tail fin & Balance point query
Replies: 25
Views: 19250

Re: Bluebird K7, the "New" tail fin & Balance point query

I understand what you are saying but no one, singular, act or fact can categorically define the final, fatal, incident. lets look at the facts. These are just "some" of the facts that I have managed to glean over the years. 1) Increased rear end weight (lead ingots) 2) Addition of a modified Gnat Ta...
by thunderer
Wed Jun 24, 2009 10:09 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2374
Views: 1310050

Re: Pic of the Day

AMEN to the dishwasher trick, it does work well. Even on musical instruments. A sonic bath is sooo much easier to use though and you do not get the ear bashing form "er indoors" when they discover what your doing.
by thunderer
Wed Jun 24, 2009 10:06 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird K7, the "New" tail fin & Balance point query
Replies: 25
Views: 19250

Re: Bluebird K7, the "New" tail fin & Balance point query

Hi guys, I'm sure that it may have been looked at but as to the ingots of lead, that merely goes to strengthen the query. so much lead up the A--e end with the engine, a lighter fore end and a tendency to raise the bows is unavoidable as far as I can tell. Balance is about the perfect distribution o...
by thunderer
Wed Jun 24, 2009 4:37 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird K7, the "New" tail fin & Balance point query
Replies: 25
Views: 19250

Bluebird K7, the "New" tail fin & Balance point query

Please excuse me if this has been asked and answered before, but since I am new to this forum and the fact that I have looked through the topic titles I could not actually see a specific mention of the wing and centre of gravity (balance point) mentioned together. If there is one thing I have being ...