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by captain sparkle
Tue Mar 23, 2021 1:50 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Happy Birthday, Donald!!
Replies: 16
Views: 22308

Re: Happy Birthday, Donald!!

Donald would have been 100 today!
Happy Birthday, old boy!



(edit - why does it change to "Donald" when I try to put the word Donald(see! Skip per!) in my post?)
by captain sparkle
Fri Feb 26, 2021 9:36 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1060
Views: 1116332

Re: What have forum members been up to?

Thought I would change the oil in my "baby"! Certainly a lot easier using the "Eazyrizer Big Blue" lift. (Fnarr Fnarr! Surely they could have thought of a better name?) https://i.postimg.cc/05wNz6cT/c95f2a31-38a6-41fd-8f0f-45a9f4c56923.jpg https://i.postimg.cc/8c6gs6Gt/Eu7-Ay-Zt-...
by captain sparkle
Mon Jan 25, 2021 6:19 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Off the Rails - Train Stuff
Replies: 111
Views: 162959

Re: Off the Rails - Train Stuff

Fantastic!
I can feel the heat!
by captain sparkle
Sat Nov 14, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Off the Rails - Train Stuff
Replies: 111
Views: 162959

Re: Off the Rails - Train Stuff

Fantastic! What is it about locomotives at night? almost "existential", maybe "romantic"? or is that just me? :lol: Here's a couple of pics of a famous locomotive, name escapes me, on the WCML just behind Morecambe Golf Club. https://i.postimg.cc/kgbkgNF5/IMG-6957-edited.jpg http...
by captain sparkle
Tue Nov 10, 2020 7:58 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Runs 2019
Replies: 123
Views: 193504

Re: Bluebird Runs 2019

The "Longbow" team seem to have links with K777, see their website - https://www.jet-hydroplane.uk/ I have a small clip of K777 on Coniston here - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dolRq5rHfVc&list=PLeFlLgCS-jBXPiJ5IbE4u7f86sAQD-jiI&index=8&t=1s&ab and one of K777 engine star...
by captain sparkle
Tue Nov 03, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bute / Coniston Back to Back
Replies: 193
Views: 82872

Re: Bute / Coniston Back to Back

Best of luck with the meeting chaps, on what I think, would have been the night of the annual K7 dinner during Records Week.
(it's a sign!! :D )
by captain sparkle
Thu Oct 22, 2020 10:22 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1060
Views: 1116332

Re: What have forum members been up to?

Just been watching this 5 min video, Stan Dibben, P.A. to Andrew Mustard in Australia, 1964. Stan was quite the man! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NvNPIacuz3Y&ab_channel=NationalGeographic What a great character - love his outlook on life! Reports coming out this morning that Stan has passed ...
by captain sparkle
Tue Oct 06, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bute / Coniston Back to Back
Replies: 193
Views: 82872

Re: Bute / Coniston Back to Back

This is looking positive! :D
I think!
by captain sparkle
Thu Sep 17, 2020 8:51 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea - The Diving Thread
Replies: 173
Views: 263402

Re: 20,000 Leagues Under The Sea - The Diving Thread

You've probably seen this before, apologies if so, but.... I was waiting for the live Spacex rocket launch before & when it was scrubbed I chanced upon this website - live ocean exploration diving!!
https://nautiluslive.org/