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by mark-f
Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: BBP Diary
Replies: 428
Views: 77829

One Year Anniversary

Tomorrow marks the 1st anniversary of the last Diary update.

I used to enjoy reading them.
by mark-f
Thu Nov 23, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Looking for opinions on an Autograph
Replies: 10
Views: 1268

Re: Looking for opinions on an Autograph

I only asked because I thought it looked as dodgy as hell :lol:

Nothing like any of the signatures I have ever seen.
by mark-f
Thu Nov 23, 2017 10:07 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Richie's Little Tank
Replies: 311
Views: 47834

Re: Richie's Little Tank

I agree with the comments made above. While it was always going to be a pretty loose interpretation of a replica tank, after all it was done using a set of CAD drawings taken from photographs! The blueprints MUST still be available with the IWM or similar. There was also little detail on the build i...
by mark-f
Fri Oct 13, 2017 3:27 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: David Tremayne's Stay Gold
Replies: 23
Views: 2998

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: 144361

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: 2745
Views: 373404

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: 165161

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: 10232

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: 165161

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 ...