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by thunderer
Sat Feb 18, 2012 5:20 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: joke of the day
Replies: 524
Views: 267018

Re: joke of the day

There was a fly looking at some food in a river. The fly thought, "If I go down, I can get the food!" There was a fish looking at the fly. The fish thought, "If the fly goes down to get the food, I can get the fly!" There was a bear looking at the fish. The bear thought, "If the fly goes down to get...
by thunderer
Mon Jan 30, 2012 12:22 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Tribute Act
Replies: 301
Views: 138855

Re: Tribute Act

That start up sounded like a bag of old nails let loose in a tin!!

Bring on the Real Deal and show 'em what it really sounds like.......
by thunderer
Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:11 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread
Replies: 979
Views: 632418

Re: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread

Great stories guys, but I do have a question (or two)..............

How on EARTH do you do a loop in a Lancaster?????????

and is the Stirling refered to a "Short" sterling??
by thunderer
Mon Dec 19, 2011 9:46 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: New CN7 Book
Replies: 68
Views: 71302

Re: New CN7 Book

Probably sound a little daft, but why not try to produce your own?

Start as an "E-Book", then move on to a physical book at a later date. Just a thought.
by thunderer
Fri Dec 09, 2011 11:07 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Bluebird K3 Thread
Replies: 41
Views: 27122

Re: K3 & K7 ??

Further details of k3 to be found Here >> http://www.k3bluebird.com/ K3 "Getting Wet" (photo on k3bluebird.com) http://www.k3bluebird.com/images/stories/launch/K3-Bluebird-1-008.jpg As for a K4 replica, With all the experienced gained and connections made, maybe it could be a future project after th...
by thunderer
Fri Dec 09, 2011 7:25 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Bluebird K3 Thread
Replies: 41
Views: 27122

The Bluebird K3 Thread

It suddenly strikes me that since there are TWO of the Campbell boats in existence, that it would be nice, when k7 is once again a complete machine, to see both running side by side along Coniston waters on an appropriate date in commemoration of or in tribute to Malcom & Donald Campbell. I know tha...
by thunderer
Mon Nov 21, 2011 1:25 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2374
Views: 1238688

Re: Pic of the Day

Mike Bull wrote:There'll be something very tasty indeed in the next POTD, too! :D
Don't tell me, it'll be a pic of a "bacon sarrny" hehe :)


Sorry, just couldn't resist when I saw the words "very tasty".....
by thunderer
Wed Nov 09, 2011 8:00 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Tribute Act
Replies: 301
Views: 138855

Re: Tribute Act

I really liked thunderer's idea the other day, of the boat making a symbolic return TO Pier Cottage before it did anything else, but beyond that I'm less fussed where we operate from- it's got to be the right spot for operational reasons, not because of sentiment. Plus I sincerely hope that no one ...
by thunderer
Mon Nov 07, 2011 11:20 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Tribute Act
Replies: 301
Views: 138855

Re: Tribute Act

For something that didn't "Sink", the rear end sure was doing a good impression of something that was!


Renegade, I see your point about the "Engine" being a tube.
by thunderer
Mon Nov 07, 2011 9:17 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Tribute Act
Replies: 301
Views: 138855

Re: Tribute Act

That sure did sink quickly........................Looks like the team ARE replicating the bluebird, in more than one way as has been said already.


What happened to all the "Positive buoyancy" we've heard about?