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by mark-f
Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: David Tremayne's Stay Gold
Replies: 23
Views: 1889

Re: David Tremayne's Stay Gold

For record attempts I have observed return runs made with less than ideal conditions.

Ha, ha, that sounds familiar ;-)
by mark-f
Mon Oct 02, 2017 2:47 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 898
Views: 127397

Re: Technical Talk

British Association screw threads, or BA screw threads, are a largely obsolete set of small screw threads, the largest being 0BA at 6 mm diameter. They were, and to some extent still are, used for miniature instruments and modelling. They are unusual in that they were probably the most "scientific" ...
by mark-f
Fri Sep 01, 2017 3:23 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2715
Views: 327225

Re: Pic of the Day

"Developed in the mid 1990’s, 7068 alloy was designed as a higher strength alternative to 7075 for ordnance applications".

https://www.smithmetal.com/7068.htm
by mark-f
Wed Mar 01, 2017 11:40 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Quicksilver
Replies: 769
Views: 152993

Re: Quicksilver

That new web site is a huge improvement on the last, it tells anyone visiting FAR MORE about the project than ever before.

I hope it brings in more interest & cash.
by mark-f
Fri Jan 13, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Collectable Things
Replies: 39
Views: 8964

Re: Collectable Things

A real bargain!

Looks like a good one to me.
by mark-f
Mon Nov 07, 2016 1:35 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Quicksilver
Replies: 769
Views: 152993

Re: Quicksilver

Thanks for the reply Nigel, But I would respectfully suggest that the first item of "News" being over 3 years old gives totally the wrong impression. This is not a criticism, I know you have been working on the project for many years. But all you have to do is look to see how many people check into ...
by mark-f
Fri Nov 04, 2016 5:35 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Quicksilver
Replies: 769
Views: 152993

Re: Quicksilver

Why on the quicksilver web site is the last news update from March 2013?
by mark-f
Fri Apr 08, 2016 9:56 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's Road Cars
Replies: 36
Views: 12556

Re: Donald Campbell's Road Cars

Thanks for the further info Savvy.

It sounds like it has gone the way of all things. Still, good to know the end of the story.

Image
by mark-f
Wed Apr 06, 2016 2:20 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2715
Views: 327225

Re: Pic of the Day

I understand that the original Bluemells wheel was lost, or is at least no available. Who supplied the beautiful replacement?