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SimonLester
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Latest diary - Feb '16

Post by SimonLester » Thu Feb 11, 2016 8:46 pm

Great pic of the Orph' sitting where is should. Not to be excluded I notice that even Henry the Hoover has his eye on the camera! :mrgreen:

Mentallica
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Re: BBP Diary

Post by Mentallica » Fri Oct 28, 2016 10:09 am

Hi folks,

not to be nagging, but is there any chance of a next instalment of the Diary?

I appreciate you have been busy and the POTD is great, but another enjoyable read/rant would be great.

(am I allowed to ask about the plane situation too?)

Thanks,

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Re: BBP Diary

Post by Richie » Fri Oct 28, 2016 10:56 am

What plane ?
Clarence come out ov zat tank at vonz !

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Post by Renegadenemo » Fri Oct 28, 2016 1:08 pm

Funnily enough I've been writing a diary piece for the past few weeks so that won't be long and the plane is as it was - they canned their own project, told a pack of hideous lies then tried to save face by doing it themselves, which isn't really happening.
I'm only a plumber from Cannock...

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Post by rob565uk » Mon Dec 05, 2016 3:11 pm

And very good it is too [.][.]


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Post by no1traumanurse » Mon Dec 05, 2016 4:23 pm

And now I know what gloves to wear, next-time

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Post by Renegadenemo » Tue Dec 06, 2016 2:14 am

Seems the Twitterers and a few others got their collective knickers in a twist over the latest rant. Result!
When will they ever learn that I only do it to wind them up? Let's hope they get so annoyed they twatter it all over creation so we do trending and stuff...
I mean - who the hell would ever want to eat badger stew? :lol: :lol: :lol:
I'm only a plumber from Cannock...

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Post by no1traumanurse » Tue Dec 06, 2016 9:26 am

It's too chewy and gives me a nasty cough.
Interesting, just found a website with a badger stew recipe. Apparently after skinning and gutting it needs placing in a fast flowing river for 48 hours to de-grease it. Who knew?
Wonder how many badgers it took to find out 48 hours was the key.
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Re: BBP Diary

Post by Blackplate » Tue Dec 06, 2016 9:41 am

In the diary it tells us this, '.

The AFRC spills servo pressure causing the piston pump to de-stroke until the engine catches up at which point it restores the servo pressure and off you go. But we’d never managed to get ours set up so it wouldn’t over-temp the engine on slam-accelerations'.

Now I don't know about jet engines (but I'm reading the diaries closely) ...but with the over-temp does that mean it's running too lean on this set up and you'd need to 'up' the kero (stroking the piston up slightly?) because you can't or don't want to slow down the turbine pick-up?

Thanks in advance. Bp.

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Post by Mentallica » Tue Dec 06, 2016 11:57 am

Thanks for the update.

Keep up the good work!

the engine information is fascinating, top job

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