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by JfromJAGs
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 995
Views: 289290

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

Richie wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:09 am
Cool ! Running brushless, EDF, or turbine ?
Brushless motor, surface piercing prop, close to 70k RPM, 4kg of weight and about 32 HP at acceleration. 0-180mph in about 2s. Maybe 3. :D
by JfromJAGs
Mon Sep 10, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 995
Views: 289290

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

...cars... But, seriously, please do bring those ridiculously fast RC boats over, I for one would love to see that for real as I'm sure would the rest of us. Post a link so everyone can see how stupidly fast they go. I kid you not, folks, these things are amazing. Our sausage-eating pals really hav...
by JfromJAGs
Mon Sep 10, 2018 10:35 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 275
Views: 74038

Re: Isle of Bute

Our strip inspection and rebuild will take us comfortably to the last week in July 2019 and that happens to end with a live music festival on the island and we might just be able to tempt some of Marillion along to perform Out of This World if we ask nicely. What does everyone think? Yes, yes, yes,...
by JfromJAGs
Sun Sep 09, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 995
Views: 289290

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

I could/should have know as one of my favourite bands/singers songwriters sings about it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KrwSDX95wCs We had so much fun too. We'll be there wherever you put on a show next year and this time for longer, not just for 1 1/2 days. And if you lads like, we can bring some...
by JfromJAGs
Sat Sep 08, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 665
Views: 104667

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

Ah, now I got it. Guess it'll tyek a while until Ah understand tha..
by JfromJAGs
Sat Sep 08, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 665
Views: 104667

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

Geordi like in Geordi & Data? Those two Tekki Nerds are my great heros - how did you know this? :ugeek:
by JfromJAGs
Sat Sep 08, 2018 12:23 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 665
Views: 104667

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

You guys use way too many words I need to look up in a dictionary
by JfromJAGs
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:23 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 665
Views: 104667

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

Joerg let's not get personal. It's the business of anyone who has contributed towards the rebuild or the building of the Ruskin Museum extension. Honestly, I just wanted to know why you keep pushing this question. I didn't understand it, because my experience tells me that it's much better to not a...
by JfromJAGs
Fri Sep 07, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 665
Views: 104667

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

Ernie, may I ask why you think this is your business?

Joerg
by JfromJAGs
Wed Sep 05, 2018 7:05 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Tales from The Cockpit
Replies: 32
Views: 9153

Re: Tales from The Cockpit

There's two effects from the spinning engine. One is the precession of the rotatives such that a right hand input will cause the nose to rise and vice-versa. The other is the torque reaction - the compressor spins one way so it wants to rotate the boat around it in the other direction. Hi Bill, Joe...