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by thunderer
Sat Jul 07, 2018 12:52 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 915
Views: 440117

Re: Technical Talk

I see what you mean about the PC Google maps version... Have just looked and taken this screen shot.

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by thunderer
Tue Jun 26, 2018 5:17 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2374
Views: 1072365

Re: Pic of the Day

Any "scream" in relation to compressed air is unavoidable unless a "muff" (silencer) is utilised. It is the interaction between velocity of the air, the size of the orifice it is venting from and air turbulance that causes it. The higher the pressure, the higher pitch the "Scream" will be. The great...
by thunderer
Sat Dec 16, 2017 1:51 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2374
Views: 1072365

Re: Pic of the Day

jonwrightk7 wrote:
Fri Dec 15, 2017 8:43 pm
There aren't many things that Rob has inserted for the first and last time... But this was one of them! :D :D
With the conotations that post conjures up, it is, perhaps, a good decision not to make a comment on it, other than "ooer missus" !
by thunderer
Sat Dec 02, 2017 5:10 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Warby's Spirit of Australia II
Replies: 50
Views: 38946

Re: Warby's Spirit of Australia II

Funny that.....

I was thinking the Spirit looked like an evolved version of K7 from the angles of the photos.....
by thunderer
Sun Nov 19, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Looking for opinions on an Autograph
Replies: 10
Views: 8329

Re: Looking for opinions on an Autograph

Again not go cast aspersions but..... I have run across the exact same ruse before. Respected seller, 100% this that and the other wanting to hide behing the "buy it and I will tell you everything" line. Only, when said item is purchased that information is never forthcoming and the buyer is stuck w...
by thunderer
Mon Oct 02, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: David Tremayne's Stay Gold
Replies: 23
Views: 20517

Re: David Tremayne's Stay Gold

according to tat article (linked above), The incident was invoked by the parachute mounting position, which then lifted the rear wheels.... Sounds a tad dubious yet at the same time, it also sounds quite feasible too oddly enough. I have heard of such incidents with R/C jet powered rails (I know, wr...
by thunderer
Mon Oct 02, 2017 3:06 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 915
Views: 440117

Re: Technical Talk

Correct me if I am wrong, but I always understood, and was always taught that, BA stood for "British-Association".

Was I misled?

Editied because I typed "British-Armstrong" in place of "British Association".
by thunderer
Thu Sep 28, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Warby's Spirit of Australia II
Replies: 50
Views: 38946

Re: Warby's Spirit of Australia II

Looking at the lift post the second run, is the Spirit taking on water as ballast?

Sure did let a bit out once lifted out of the water.
by thunderer
Tue Sep 26, 2017 11:13 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 880
Views: 423524

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Renegadenemo wrote:
Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:12 pm
Amazing Attention to detail, the rivets especially. Did he count them?
He did, as it happens. the only modeller allowed access to the wreck.
So you are saying he is a Rivet counter then?

(Dons tin hat and dives into the air raid shelter)

Just watched the video and wow! what a belter!
by thunderer
Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:47 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 880
Views: 423524

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

That is a labour of time, dedication and a love for the subject matter right there ^^^

Amazing Attention to detail, the rivets especially. Did he count them?