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by JefL
Wed Apr 17, 2019 7:52 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Visit to North Shields- model makers.
Replies: 99
Views: 22639

Re: Visit to North Shields- model makers.

Light beer ??? :shock:

And I thought they were REAL men in the north east.

Jef
by JefL
Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Bloodhound SSC/Thrust/Noble Thread
Replies: 280
Views: 174868

Re: The Bloodhound SSC/Thrust/Noble Thread

Yes, a brief item on the local news said they had moved to a new base in Gloucetershire, not far from where I live. Interesting snippet, a mate of mine who helped with some development work at the start of the project, revealed that an early version of the design used a formula 1 engine to power the...
by JefL
Tue Feb 19, 2019 7:57 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 853
Views: 359049

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

I believe it would be well received if the BBP at some time in the future produced an accurate plan for model makers. As an occasional (very occasional) boat modeller I can confirm that indeed it would be well received, at least in this corner of England. It could also bring in a few coppers for th...
by JefL
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:30 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Tales from The Cockpit
Replies: 31
Views: 12585

Re: Tales from The Cockpit

Great tales from the cockpit, by the way. Obviously I've heard them in the debriefs but I can imagine those who haven't really enjoying them. Right on the money Bill You have a very entertaining writing style Ted, it’s almost as if we were hearing you speaking in person. Some fascinating informatio...
by JefL
Tue Sep 04, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: A '60s hydrofoil on eBay!
Replies: 16
Views: 6589

Re: A '60s hydrofoil on eBay!

JohnTheBikeMan wrote:
Tue Sep 04, 2018 12:46 am
Could the Orph be modded to drive a prop?
No, you need a Proteus.
Now where could we find one of those......
:D
by JefL
Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:17 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: New Members
Replies: 379
Views: 204536

Re: New Members

Hi everyone. I've been lurking for a while and thought it time to join. DC was my boyhood hero, I was never into football and stuff. I remember all too well the evening news that January day all those years ago, a programme I rarely watched, I cried. I was twelve. I have on and off followed the proj...