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by captain sparkle
Mon Oct 08, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Where can Bluebird be seen
Replies: 58
Views: 3254

Re: Where can Bluebird be seen

Richie wrote:
Mon Oct 08, 2018 6:54 am

are you a journalist or something ?
:lol: :lol: :lol:
by captain sparkle
Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:41 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1137
Views: 225677

Re: What have forum members been up to?

Been a while since this thread was active, so I'll have a go! Last weekend we took part in a local "hill climb", up the driveway of Leighton Hall, family home of the Gillow furniture makers. Some spectacular machines took part, I've posted a couple of pics, Yamaha TZ750 anyone? Moto Guzzi with the e...
by captain sparkle
Sat Aug 25, 2018 6:58 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 178
Views: 20273

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

aaah! Thanks Bill, I stand corrected.



Never did find that Chalkie White, on Morecambe prom, with his Daily Mirror! :?
by captain sparkle
Sat Aug 25, 2018 12:05 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 178
Views: 20273

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

That'll be about 1m 04 secs? then? :D
You are Chalkie White & i claim my prize!

Great stuff Bill! keep it comin'!
by captain sparkle
Fri Aug 24, 2018 11:31 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 178
Views: 20273

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

We were privvy to seeing some of said pilots skills at a "quick turn around" at Timing South a few years back, at Coniston Speed week, &, blimey! we thought he'd crashed!
by captain sparkle
Fri Aug 24, 2018 9:20 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Did you ever use those switches I sent to you?
Replies: 16
Views: 1964

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

Did you use the Flux Capacitor I sent you?


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

Wouldn't it be wonderful.......?
by captain sparkle
Tue Aug 21, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Website problem
Replies: 3
Views: 470

Re: Website problem

In the words of "The Vapours" it seems to be "..turning Japanese"!
At least this is still working!
by captain sparkle
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:14 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The One Show
Replies: 30
Views: 5073

Re: The One Show

Not The One Show, admittedly, but you've 24 hours to catch this from BBC North West Tonight
from 16mins 55 secs
https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b ... s-08082018
by captain sparkle
Tue Aug 07, 2018 7:58 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The One Show
Replies: 30
Views: 5073

Re: The One Show

...and more on tonights show(7th August), very emotional too!
https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b ... w-07082018
by captain sparkle
Sat Jun 16, 2018 8:45 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1248
Views: 244097

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

Jaguar Vector Racing breaks maritime electric speed record

Read all about it!
https://www.boatinternational.com/yacht ... ord--37283