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by K7boats
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:37 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 844
Views: 151766

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Well some more pictures of the remodel of my K7 still got tail it will go on she'd wall :)
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by K7boats
Sun Apr 08, 2018 7:24 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 932
Views: 161839

Re: Technical Talk

Hello Mike thanks for that Mike could you tell me was the fuel fill in the same place as it was in 66/67 thanks again,
Al.
by K7boats
Sun Apr 08, 2018 1:20 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 932
Views: 161839

Refuelling point on the 1958 K7

Hello all I was wondering and I know someone could tell me if the half cone shaped point on the 1958 Bluebird is the refuelling point? Ive attached a picture any help welcome, the half cone is about half way down hull now on Bluebird it is blanked of by a ovel like shaped aluminium cover. Thanks, Al.
by K7boats
Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:47 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 844
Views: 151766

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Some pictures of the intakes and the last look at the big tail the former for new one will be going on its slow work for me but managed nearly 4 hours.
Al.
by K7boats
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:53 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 844
Views: 151766

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Yep your wright Wayne new and even used engines which kick out 30 to 40Ib thrust cost s lot of cash so seeing ones like this is really good to see, nice info,
ATB,
Al
by K7boats
Mon Mar 26, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 844
Views: 151766

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Looks a nice turbine Wayne but never herd of them to be honest, one thing I did thing it's a whopping size(dimensions) for a 30Ib output anyone building a jet or s boat like K7 would have to take this into consideration. But I'll certainly keep the
Al
by K7boats
Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:37 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 844
Views: 151766

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Forgot to put picture of 64 boat exhaust cone so you can see why I'm pleased with the one I've got my hands on
Al.
by K7boats
Thu Mar 22, 2018 10:29 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 844
Views: 151766

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Hi Wayne, Richie, I think the propeller version of boat just needs 1 prop with a whacking great motor :D and the wright pitch ,also you may find making wedges on sponsons bigger, to help boat up I can remember someone saying they did that. My boat is looking like it just came out of a lake! :D but I...
by K7boats
Thu Mar 22, 2018 12:41 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 844
Views: 151766

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Hello Bill and Wayne, yes intakes it me a longgggge time for me to figure out the shape, the nose as well but thanks to help and your photos I got there I asked Rob about a picture from the underside of intakes but I guess you all are busy getting K7 Finnish If anyone has time a photo would help a l...
by K7boats
Wed Mar 21, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 844
Views: 151766

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

That's true.
Al.