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by Richie
Thu Jan 18, 2018 2:53 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 779
Views: 124139

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

A close pal of mine was a smoot OCD growing up, he would assemble the model, enjoy it for a short period then carefully dismantle it, place it in a clearly labelled walls ice cream tub along with its instructions, where upon it would be placed in his wardrobe with the other 200 or so similar boxes. ...
by Richie
Thu Jan 18, 2018 11:39 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 779
Views: 124139

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

don't get me wrong, its awesome, but lets be honest, the average family is not going to be able to afford this for their child.
by Richie
Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:18 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 779
Views: 124139

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Always makes me laugh... 600 smackers for a bag of plastic blocks.... I mean, come on, every kid can afford £600 for a space rusk ?!

Lego are absolute ripping *cough cough* at the best of times.


Toys for the elite I guess.
by Richie
Wed Jan 17, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Rebuild
Replies: 8
Views: 484

Re: Rebuild

Best keep an eye on him come launch time... that bear has a mischievous streak to him


I can sense it !!
by Richie
Tue Jan 16, 2018 12:44 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Rebuild
Replies: 8
Views: 484

Re: Rebuild

That bear is a jinx.

Crashed with Donald and crashed with Gina.

Up to Bill, Ted / Stew

And Gina of course.
by Richie
Sat Jan 06, 2018 7:25 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread
Replies: 1316
Views: 188108

Re: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread

if they choose the latter, I know a group of people who specialise in rebuilding twisted and otherwise destroyed lumps of aluminium.
by Richie
Fri Dec 01, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Warby's Spirit of Australia II
Replies: 28
Views: 4200

Re: Warby's Spirit of Australia II

She certainly does look the part...... like a highly evolved version of K7
by Richie
Wed Nov 29, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Richie's Little Tank
Replies: 311
Views: 45998

Re: Richie's Little Tank

I have a stack of rusty junk under the mini in the garage, a usual sight for a mini, however, in this case the rusty junk is bits of tank. I have a stack or reproduction fuel tanks which I need to fuse the ends with my Tig. just the usual fair. like I say, this one is in far better state than my fir...
by Richie
Mon Nov 27, 2017 1:50 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Richie's Little Tank
Replies: 311
Views: 45998

Re: Richie's Little Tank

Yep...sorry.... a lot less broken on this one, and being a Mk2 it’s more civilised to run / maintain. This one has its original factory TL numbered engine too. Might just weld the armour back on though, as I don’t rivet. :D Tracks are mint but the pins are all snapped due to extreme sub zero temps w...
by Richie
Sun Nov 26, 2017 9:46 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Richie's Little Tank
Replies: 311
Views: 45998

Re: Richie's Little Tank

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Seems the current model is a kit of parts....just 100 more magazine issues and I can start glueing it together.