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by rob565uk
Mon Aug 27, 2018 5:32 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 1051
Views: 211083

Re: Triumph to Tragic in one fell swoop.

I'm working from later on- page 157 of the second edition- when he definitely says 'low pressure fuel warning light'. That he may have said 'air pressure' earlier is obviously a mistake on his part as there was no 'air pressure warning light'. Fair enough. It was said in a casual matter of fact way...
by rob565uk
Sat Aug 25, 2018 9:18 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?
Replies: 16
Views: 2277

Re: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?

Richie wrote: ↑
Sat Aug 25, 2018 7:12 pm
This is what happens when you use components from 1955 instead of 1985.
1952 actually and Please stop calling me a component πŸ™„πŸ˜ƒ
by rob565uk
Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?
Replies: 16
Views: 2277

Re: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?

captain sparkle wrote: ↑
Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:20 pm
Did you use the Flux Capacitor I sent you?


Sorry, just my attempt to lighten up things a bit. :?

Wouldn't it be wonderful.......?
Just haven't found the time...
by rob565uk
Fri Aug 24, 2018 10:07 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?
Replies: 16
Views: 2277

Re: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?

captain sparkle wrote: ↑
Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:20 pm
Did you use the Flux Capacitor I sent you?


Sorry, just my attempt to lighten up things a bit. :?

Wouldn't it be wonderful.......?
Just haven't found the time...
by rob565uk
Tue Aug 21, 2018 10:44 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 232
Views: 25057

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

Was told today that the good old LDNPA await two applications. One for a public event and one to run at speed. Well I wonder who will make those applications. Certainly it's not our event - we're just the headline act - so it will be interesting to see how that develops. In the meantime, following ...
by rob565uk
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:07 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?
Replies: 16
Views: 2277

Re: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?

No, not the same. The Water brake is momentarily On - OFF - momentarily On.
The light switch is OFF - On - On.
by rob565uk
Sun Jul 22, 2018 9:17 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: John Cobb- Crusader/Railton Special
Replies: 107
Views: 39675

Re: John Cobb- Crusader/Railton Special

My understanding is that the majority of the wooden hull was burned immediately after the accident, on the orders of John Cobb's Widow. I am guessing that the main wreckage apparently located in the Loch is the remains of the Ghost engine.
by rob565uk
Wed Jul 18, 2018 7:43 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel & Vimeo
Replies: 267
Views: 87669

Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel & Vimeo

An absolutely superb video πŸ‘πŸ˜ƒ
by rob565uk
Sun May 27, 2018 3:48 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Warby's Spirit of Australia II
Replies: 68
Views: 17594

Re: Warby's Spirit of Australia II

The water was very choppy and coverage suggests that was the limiting factor on this occasion.
Looking good πŸ‘πŸ‘
by rob565uk
Fri Mar 30, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 1051
Views: 211083

Re: Technical Talk

What Bill doesn't make clear is that it was me who put the original connections in.

A Senior Moment πŸ‘΄πŸ»

I'll get my coat ....