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by Engine 711
Mon Jun 28, 2021 4:25 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Ruskin statement
Replies: 4
Views: 1254

Re: Ruskin statement

Apparently.... this is now the 'Old' BBP Forum - and there is a new one here:

https://www.bluebirdproject.info/forum

:o

(I have now written a short summary of this Thread there - https://www.bluebirdproject.info/forum/ ... -statement
by Engine 711
Sat Jun 26, 2021 12:47 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Ruskin statement
Replies: 4
Views: 1254

Re: Ruskin statement

At the moment it appears that K7 is going to be parted out and the “wreckage” given back to the Ruskin. Now whether cooler heads are going to prevail and the parties actually get together like adults and work out the issues remains to be seen. It’s high time the trustees woke up and engaged in a co...
by Engine 711
Fri Jun 25, 2021 5:48 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Ruskin statement
Replies: 4
Views: 1254

Re: Ruskin statement

Link to the Statement on Ruskin Museum website (same as above):

https://ruskinmuseum.com/statement-rega ... uebird-k7/
by Engine 711
Fri Mar 19, 2021 5:14 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell - Bluebird Record Breaker - from YouTube
Replies: 0
Views: 963

Donald Campbell - Bluebird Record Breaker - from YouTube

I don't think there is anything 'new' here, but its a good summary video, IMO.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkyPOfiSqRk
by Engine 711
Fri Feb 19, 2021 5:53 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bute / Coniston Back to Back
Replies: 193
Views: 84245

Re: Bute / Coniston Back to Back

Old Cyklons... I have to admit to owning I think at least 3 Cyklons, maybe 4.....? Plus several 'spare' Cyklon 1st stages and 2nd stages. Used to 40 metres, in UK waters - no problem. I can do limited servicing myself - but I have always had a 'proper' service done every couple of years or three - ...
by Engine 711
Fri Feb 19, 2021 12:42 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bute / Coniston Back to Back
Replies: 193
Views: 84245

Re: Bute / Coniston Back to Back

Lols.... I cannot compete with that....! I went to the same school as Martin - he was a couple of years below me, but I didn't know him. But I recognised him, when I visited Parker Hardware, which was where AP Valves was located. It was a Dive Shop above their family hardware shop, in Coventry. It w...
by Engine 711
Fri Feb 19, 2021 11:38 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bute / Coniston Back to Back
Replies: 193
Views: 84245

Re: Bute / Coniston Back to Back

".... Tempt me far easier to the AP Valves website Inspiration Expo with ADV, CO2 monitor and scrubber life sensors, now you’re talking ! " Now you cannot beat a bit of 'Dive P*rn'....! And high end, at that. Yes, I recognise what you refer to. Long time AP Valves/ AP Diving user here - s...
by Engine 711
Mon Feb 15, 2021 11:27 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bute / Coniston Back to Back
Replies: 193
Views: 84245

Re: Bute / Coniston Back to Back

Renegadenemo wrote: Mon Feb 15, 2021 7:06 pm Maybe they'll try to upset the apple cart again or maybe they'll have the good grace to let the public have its wish. Either way, we're ready for it.
Well said. I hope - that the RM will - at some point - see sense. I hope... But if not, carry on BBP.....!
by Engine 711
Sat Feb 13, 2021 6:07 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bute / Coniston Back to Back
Replies: 193
Views: 84245

Re: Bute / Coniston Back to Back

We (The team) are not recognised by them or anyone else involved, unskilled volunteers, Untermensch... as we are not considered humans in the general sense of the word their gripe can only be with Bill ? Right. The BBP Team are Volunteers - yes. But Unskilled - ??? I would not agree there - at all ...
by Engine 711
Sat Feb 13, 2021 4:13 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bute / Coniston Back to Back
Replies: 193
Views: 84245

Re: Bute / Coniston Back to Back

The RM have made it crystal clear that they will NEVER work with Bill ever again, they are resolute with this matter. So what is therefore suggested ? I would like to understand why the RM have said their will never work with Bill again. Is it that specific...? So they would work with the BBP, with...