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by Renegadenemo
Wed Dec 03, 2008 12:55 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: New Members
Replies: 379
Views: 197523

Re: New Members

The Steves were there for the lift on 8th March 01. Rothers spent the whole day clicking away with his cameras while H froze his whatnots off and hid in the Bluebird cafe until he warmed up again. It was really great to have them along.
by Renegadenemo
Wed Dec 03, 2008 12:52 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 910
Views: 361991

Re: Tech Talk

Stu, that's a theory I'd never considered and the bulkheads would certainly work extremely well in that application as any free water would be able to move about the boat but only by bleeding through the corrugations beneath the bulkheads so the pumps would get it eventually without it being able to...
by Renegadenemo
Tue Dec 02, 2008 1:22 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: New Members
Replies: 379
Views: 197523

Re: New Members

Hi Alan,

a pleasure to welcome you.

Bill
by Renegadenemo
Mon Dec 01, 2008 8:11 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 910
Views: 361991

Re: Welcome

I have a letter somewhere from an engineer in Manchester that he wrote to DMC in 1966 to say that he knew how to make K7 do 400mph but he'd only reveal the secret if the boat had its name changed to 'Greenbird 400' Couldn't see that happening somehow. And if there's a conspiracy to be had I want to ...
by Renegadenemo
Mon Dec 01, 2008 4:56 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 910
Views: 361991

Re: Welcome

The bulkheads are all part of the structure but half of them rivet straight onto the frame tubes so they're a little pointless really. I read somewhere that they're to divide the boat into watertight sections but they're only six inches deep in the middle and there's an inch gap undreneath where the...
by Renegadenemo
Mon Dec 01, 2008 1:37 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Welcome/Forum Guidelines
Replies: 0
Views: 11141

Welcome/Forum Guidelines

Welcome to our discussion forum. We've not had one of these before so it's a case of suck it and see. Feel free to discuss whatever you like.

Bill Smith.