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by ThornyBush
Sat Feb 20, 2021 6:18 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bute / Coniston Back to Back
Replies: 193
Views: 84197

Re: Bute / Coniston Back to Back

Decent weather not far away (well maybe May or June...). Maybe all of you will get some decent dives in this year. Hopefully lockdown will be eased as vaccination numbers increase. We all need something to look forward to! So I'm looking forward to seeing a few people I've missed in recent months, g...
by ThornyBush
Tue Jan 26, 2021 9:35 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Off the Rails - Train Stuff
Replies: 111
Views: 163794

Re: Off the Rails - Train Stuff

Excellent again! - Thankyou!
Ballarat station almost looks like Newcastle Central Station with the footbridge I used to cross to get to the platform to get the train back to Durham after a hard day at Polytechnic as a student (or a hard night on the toon..)
by ThornyBush
Fri Nov 27, 2020 9:22 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bute / Coniston Back to Back
Replies: 193
Views: 84197

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: 194388

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: 194388

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: 1117
Views: 1186068

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: 193
Views: 84197

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: 111
Views: 163794

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: 111
Views: 163794

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: 111
Views: 163794

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!