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by pmc
Fri Mar 23, 2018 7:52 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 862
Views: 165455

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

ExcelsiorUK wrote:
Thu Mar 22, 2018 11:06 pm
Well, 2 months down the line I've given it a go. ...
https://ideas.lego.com/projects/ae4c092 ... edd7fed6ea
bbcover2.png
Look Mom! No semicircle!
Are those intakes worth a BBP mug or something?



(meh. quote loses picture.)
by pmc
Fri Jan 19, 2018 5:52 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2856
Views: 447277

Re: Pic of the Day

Progress defies words, as ever over past some years.

Apart from color, iirc there was something specially slippery about the original bottom paint. Any thoughts about replicating that or not?
by pmc
Fri Apr 07, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 862
Views: 165455

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Ah. Right. It's supposed to be pointy. My bad. Dunno why I thought otherwise, but the picture still looks surprising to me.

Had to look up toffee hammer. One of these might do:
bluehammer.jpg

(cribbed from an expired ebay.ie listing)
by pmc
Wed Apr 05, 2017 6:19 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 862
Views: 165455

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

...and a little pointy at the top of the flute, no?
by pmc
Thu Jan 05, 2017 4:48 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 862
Views: 165455

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

If that silver band across the pointy end represents a windscreen, then that would give some idea of scale.

A fast wing-in-ground-effect vehicle?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ground_effect_vehicle
by pmc
Fri Jun 10, 2016 9:32 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel & Vimeo
Replies: 254
Views: 72807

Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel

!.

Just: !.

Even on a piddly-sized mobile device. ;)
by pmc
Wed May 25, 2016 9:06 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2856
Views: 447277

Re: Pic of the Day

Is it my imagination, or is the Orpheus jetpipe suffering from a slight droop? (Cue a host of Viagra jokes....) Seriously, it looks like a rather lengthy component to be left unsupported and there appears to be a stress ridge forming in the first section of the jet pipe immediately behind the turbi...
by pmc
Thu Feb 11, 2016 11:48 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2856
Views: 447277

Re: Pic of the Day

Dreadful dilemma! There must be a better way...

If only there were something like...
EC130-A-f.jpg
...then we'd have the best of both!
:D
by pmc
Thu Feb 11, 2016 11:56 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2856
Views: 447277

Re: Pic of the Day

by pmc
Thu Feb 11, 2016 10:20 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2856
Views: 447277

Re: Pic of the Day

Make that extra ??s. The plot thickens... and becomes less relevant. So please feel free to stop reading. Now that I look again on a proper computer display, there is nothing to see. :? But when viewing the same picture on my phone, as earlier today, I expand the image and pan around to see detail o...