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by mark-f
Tue Aug 07, 2018 4:08 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 224
Views: 28751

Re: Isle of Bute

Is there any video of BB up on the plane available yet, for those of us who can't get there in person?
by mark-f
Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 224
Views: 28751

Up on the plane already!

I didn't think I'd see this so fast!

Well done team, great progress.

Image
by mark-f
Tue Jun 26, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2909
Views: 466623

Re: Pic of the Day

Does anyone know what happened to the original cradle? It was certainly still up at Pier Cottage in the mid 1980's. It was just outside the gate on the right hand side as you went in.
by mark-f
Fri Dec 15, 2017 5:55 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: BBP Diary
Replies: 438
Views: 97129

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: 2867

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: 318
Views: 62486

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: 5236

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: 989
Views: 184384

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" ...