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by Richie
Tue May 22, 2018 1:12 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 943
Views: 169582

Re: Technical Talk

but in answer to the question, the thing on the fin is still a pitot tube :D
by Richie
Mon May 21, 2018 2:41 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 943
Views: 169582

Re: Technical Talk

Vernon, it is the pitot tube and is connected to a speedometer within the cockpit.
by Richie
Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:45 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Richie's Little Tank
Replies: 315
Views: 56177

Re: Richie's Little Tank

If you can do a Cromwell ARV

I would be massively impressed ! Pal of mine is restoring the real deal at the minute.
by Richie
Fri Apr 27, 2018 10:43 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Richie's Little Tank
Replies: 315
Views: 56177

Re: Richie's Little Tank

Canny, we have a 1/16 Tiger and a 1/16 panzer 3 at our house, we are banned from playing with them on account they both fire ball bearings now.

The panzer was custom painted in Kursk colour scheme...
by Richie
Sun Apr 22, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2823
Views: 433137

Re: Pic of the Day

Nice to see Alex in the workshop. Doing what hr does reslly well i might add :)
by Richie
Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:57 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 943
Views: 169582

Re: Technical Talk

I love auto correct :)
by Richie
Fri Mar 30, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 943
Views: 169582

Re: Technical Talk

It’s all lies unless we see footage of the ram going up and down Bill :D

Well done by the way.
by Richie
Wed Mar 28, 2018 3:43 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 943
Views: 169582

Re: Technical Talk

What folk don’t see (yet) is just how much kit has been packaged into the boat back in the day, although we jest at times at the “cowboy” nature of some components, in reality the guys did a cracking job making it all fit “after the fact”. I happen to know who ever fitted the Hyd system the first ti...
by Richie
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:35 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 943
Views: 169582

Re: Technical Talk

The Hyd run up was still a success though, I was expecting a LOT more issues than we got in the end (given the sheer complexity of the widgets and various pipes and unions) Mind, given that the hose failure let go at 1600 psi, I was surprised how well contained the mess was... emptying around 5ltrs ...
by Richie
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:07 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: New Members
Replies: 433
Views: 106608

Re: New Members

MLU all the way guys :D