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by bluebirdsback
Tue Aug 11, 2009 11:08 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Off Topic- Boys Toys
Replies: 95
Views: 52197

Re: Pic of the Day

All i can offer up regarding toys is me meccano. Needs some fettling but it'll fix. Also got me little steam engines and recently moved into the world of model internal combustion engines. Not RS200 class but keeps me busy while not on the tin boat. :oops:
by bluebirdsback
Mon Jul 27, 2009 11:53 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2374
Views: 927410

Re: Pic of the Day

If you think that was close one of them red arrows almost had the roof of my shed on several occassions on sunday. Couldn't find my bloody camera though.If he wanted to see my Sunderland Echo piece that much he only had to ask.
by bluebirdsback
Thu Jul 09, 2009 10:50 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Coniston visit
Replies: 71
Views: 34366

Re: Coniston visit

Damn ive been sussed, thought the cakes would be a good place to hide the rivets i bugger up. The way these lads eat cakes they wouldnt notice a rivet from titanic in there. :lol:
by bluebirdsback
Tue Jul 07, 2009 11:07 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Coniston visit
Replies: 71
Views: 34366

Re: Coniston visit

P.S Yes you are allowed access to the pier behind pier cottage
by bluebirdsback
Tue Jul 07, 2009 11:05 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Coniston visit
Replies: 71
Views: 34366

Re: Coniston visit

I would recommend a small but friendly guest house the orchards. I dont have the details to hand but i am sure they are on the net. Lovely breakfast too. It is directly opposite the Ruskin museum where you will find all manner of Bluebird stuff including the tail fin if we have remembered to return ...
by bluebirdsback
Wed Jul 01, 2009 10:31 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Why do we do it?
Replies: 16
Views: 10028

Re: Why do we do it?

As previously posted its true, we dont get paid and in most cases it costs us to get to and from the workshop, While there we do have the mick taken in a merciless fashion. If your not doing a shitty job your doing one involving ****, in my case choccy sauce which i have just spent the last hour wit...
by bluebirdsback
Mon Jun 15, 2009 10:04 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: So, what did Bluebird sound like?
Replies: 30
Views: 19603

Re: So, what did Bluebird sound like?

Our old compressor wasn't the problem as we had prety much sound proofed that. Its that bloody noisy Welshman that will ruin our hearing to the point us on the team will never know what the orpheus sounds like. People in the workshop fight for ear muffs when he sets that saw away :lol: :lol:
by bluebirdsback
Thu Jun 11, 2009 10:21 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: meet up in coniston
Replies: 62
Views: 27581

Re: meet up in coniston

P.S Your welcome to fit the chemical loo to the boat along by the ashtray, but the beer fridge??????????????????????????
by bluebirdsback
Thu Jun 11, 2009 10:18 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: meet up in coniston
Replies: 62
Views: 27581

Re: meet up in coniston

Thanks for the offer Bill mate I might just take you up on that as my knowledge of braking systems is just above zero.
by bluebirdsback
Wed Jun 10, 2009 10:25 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: meet up in coniston
Replies: 62
Views: 27581

Re: meet up in coniston

Thanks for that, only have a 12 foot 2 berth, its wheels havn't turned in 4 years since i joined the project so would love to get the old girl rolling again. might need a touch of oil on the brakes though.