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by ThornyBush
Fri Nov 27, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bute / Coniston Back to Back
Replies: 100
Views: 15169

Re: Bute / Coniston Back to Back

Perhaps Fish & Chips is just too... common, for the Trustee's.....? ;) Maybe you should have offered something more.. sophisticated...?? :lol: Local version of Cumberland ring along the Fishquay... "Wor Cumberland".... These guys have kept a lot of us going during lockdown - https://w...
by ThornyBush
Mon Nov 09, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Runs 2019
Replies: 123
Views: 144411

Re: Bluebird Runs 2019

Thankyou MalcomOps - I tried a search for them and website comes up as Warton and Lytham sites, and nothing I could find on K777, my automotive background is limited to mass market OEM since 1995 (ex Toyota, Nissan, Renault OEM projects) not familiar with them as a supplier under that name but I do ...
by ThornyBush
Mon Nov 09, 2020 10:44 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Runs 2019
Replies: 123
Views: 144411

Re: Bluebird Runs 2019

As I am fairly new to all of this. A fair few photos of K777 on various facebook groups in the last few days, being 50 odd years old, I prefer the recovery and original K7 restoration and have no personal recollection of the replica so any help appreciated. Having a search through images and videos,...
by ThornyBush
Mon Nov 09, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1105
Views: 850171

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

Good write up before the practice and summary https://www.smh.com.au/national/new-att ... 56ayh.html and equally impressive from their FB posts
https://www.facebook.com/warbymotorspor ... 23971/?t=9
by ThornyBush
Mon Nov 02, 2020 9:05 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bute / Coniston Back to Back
Replies: 100
Views: 15169

Re: Bute / Coniston Back to Back

Evening all I have some more positive news. The Trustees and myself have agreed a date of 5th November for an online Zoom meeting to find a mutual way forward. We have an agenda sorted and although it may be on the 5th I’m not expecting fireworks but I am expecting solutions and positivity from all...
by ThornyBush
Thu Sep 24, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Off the Rails - Train Stuff
Replies: 107
Views: 119969

Re: Off the Rails - Train Stuff

If you or any Steam enthusiasts are across at workshop in North Shields on the beautiful North East Coast - remember Messrs. Stephenson, Armstrong and other great engineers came from the area close by, so within a few hours from the workshop ( I hope the links work OK, if not let me know). All appro...
by ThornyBush
Fri Aug 14, 2020 10:52 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Off the Rails - Train Stuff
Replies: 107
Views: 119969

Re: Off the Rails - Train Stuff

Excellent read and great photographs again - well done!
by ThornyBush
Thu Aug 13, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Off the Rails - Train Stuff
Replies: 107
Views: 119969

Re: Off the Rails - Train Stuff

Excellent - I had to search to confirm Dolphin torch (sorry but new to this) as I did not understand the reference.
Thumbs up!
They are great images!
by ThornyBush
Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Off the Rails - Train Stuff
Replies: 107
Views: 119969

Re: Off the Rails - Train Stuff

Well done!
Great post and photographs.
More steam if its possible!
Will be great to see more, very interested to have explanation of the "unorthodox lighting techniques" - I'm thinking flares and bonfires.....as I like a bit of pyro...
by ThornyBush
Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:32 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1045
Views: 807470

Re: What have forum members been up to?

Enjoyed those videos - great to see machines run as intended, even if limited to start ups or runway!