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by Renegadenemo
Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:58 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2847
Views: 446019

Re: Pic of the Day

The bottles were tested to their old working pressure, 3200psi, then given a new working pressure of 2000psi, which isn't enough for a good start with our current setup. The LP starter needs a large volume of LP gas but we have to get that volume down the narrow plumbing of the original HP delivery ...
by Renegadenemo
Fri Jun 22, 2018 12:45 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 948
Views: 174780

Re: Technical Talk

Have to say a massive well done to the crew and everyone else involved because today K7 was finally lifted onto her new launch and recovery cradle, which even incorporates two of its original wheels and stub axles. We hefted the big, heavy lump onto a perfect recreation of the unsung hero that was h...
by Renegadenemo
Thu Jun 21, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2847
Views: 446019

Re: Pic of the Day

Surely, Scotland is the place to try the on-board Start System...? By all means have the proven off-board system there as well, but give the on-board system a go as well...? :? If you want to decant gas at 200bar into it you're very welcome. Personally I'll hang on until it's had a thorough strip, ...
by Renegadenemo
Thu Jun 21, 2018 1:08 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1224
Views: 217965

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

In the Speed Record World the 'why?' question is normally dealt with in the same way as a 'when?' question in restoring a blue boat. Hmm, not quite. The answer to the when question was always that we had no clue as we'd not done one of these before but we always knew why. But just why slap a ton of...
by Renegadenemo
Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:55 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 97
Views: 11399

Re: Isle of Bute

Would be great to show people around all our hard work. If we can we will.
by Renegadenemo
Tue Jun 19, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1224
Views: 217965

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

Watched it on the ITV news. All he needs now is a faster 4x4 with a sheet of plywood on the back to slurp him along faster. Just why?
by Renegadenemo
Tue Jun 19, 2018 7:09 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1224
Views: 217965

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

Heard someone did 135mph on a pedal bike at Elvington today.
by Renegadenemo
Tue Jun 19, 2018 3:31 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2847
Views: 446019

Re: Pic of the Day

It is a real one. Just of our design. Works a treat.
by Renegadenemo
Mon Jun 18, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 97
Views: 11399

Re: Isle of Bute

Slipway is going in next to the pontoon jetty at bottom left.
by Renegadenemo
Sun Jun 17, 2018 10:47 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1224
Views: 217965

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

320kg of fuel and pump, eh. That's a hundred gallons of juice or a bloody big pump. What a pointless exercise.