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by Mike Bull
Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 772
Views: 123647

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Much as I enjoy a bit of therapeutic Lego in my old age, I don't think there's a hope in hell of Lego picking up a Bluebird set idea and producing it - it's just too much of a niche interest. And perhaps it's just me, but I think it's a tad 'off' to immediately be thinking about earning from such a ...
by Mike Bull
Tue Jan 16, 2018 7:03 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Rebuild
Replies: 8
Views: 445

Re: Rebuild

:lol: :lol: @ Richie!

I suppose it may end up happening, but at the moment it's not exactly the highest priority on our list of things to do to complete and safely operate the machine...
by Mike Bull
Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2727
Views: 358953

Re: Pic of the Day

POTD is back after the festive/New year break...
by Mike Bull
Tue Dec 05, 2017 8:32 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel & Vimeo
Replies: 225
Views: 56398

Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel & Vimeo

Progress 25 is online now-

by Mike Bull
Fri Dec 01, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Warby's Spirit of Australia II
Replies: 28
Views: 4179

Re: Warby's Spirit of Australia II

Latest round of trials got them up to 172mph-

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by Mike Bull
Sun Nov 26, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Richie's Little Tank
Replies: 311
Views: 45947

Re: Richie's Little Tank

by Mike Bull
Wed Nov 22, 2017 8:56 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Richie's Little Tank
Replies: 311
Views: 45947

Re: Richie's Little Tank

I wasn't impressed with the tank either- at every turn they admitted and then tried to quickly justify the non-originality/authenticity of every part and every method used. I didn't mind the potted history of the tanks origin and first uses, something I didn't really know anything about. It wasn't G...
by Mike Bull
Sun Nov 19, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Richie's Little Tank
Replies: 311
Views: 45947

Re: Richie's Little Tank

Good a thread as any to flag a new Guy Martin programme tonight-

http://www.channel4.com/programmes/guy-martins-wwi-tank

- though I'm not sure the tank that's built is hugely authentic; the rivets are fake, for one thing..!?
by Mike Bull
Sun Nov 19, 2017 6:09 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2727
Views: 358953

Re: Pic of the Day

Exactly what it said- the underside of the cockpit. The rest was down to the snagging by that point and the join up the middle only gets done when the other panel goes on.
by Mike Bull
Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:42 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2727
Views: 358953

Re: Pic of the Day

Renegadenemo wrote:
Mon Nov 06, 2017 1:16 am
I'd post a pic' but Mike would go crackers at me ruining his POTD sequence so you'll have to wait.
...and that sequence starts from today and will run for the next three weeks or so, going through the application of both outer floor panels. ;)