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by Mike Bull
Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:19 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 932
Views: 162591

Re: Technical Talk

Well the lead weights countered the huge shift in C of G caused by changing engine types, and of course she behaved herself planing-wise thereafter; in my opinion when she comes out again she'll not be as far from '67 as you might think- remember, a lot of her new metal has been welded in, replacing...
by Mike Bull
Tue Apr 10, 2018 9:19 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels
Replies: 486
Views: 94972

Re: Nomadic, Titanic & other historic vessels

Saw that- would be a cracking find if they can spot it.
by Mike Bull
Mon Apr 09, 2018 6:23 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 932
Views: 162591

Re: Technical Talk

The fuel tank and the associated flap in the top of the intakes never changed for the life of the boat.
by Mike Bull
Sun Apr 08, 2018 3:08 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 932
Views: 162591

Re: Technical Talk

No, it's the external socket for the electric start.
by Mike Bull
Fri Apr 06, 2018 9:52 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: BBP Diary
Replies: 429
Views: 86852

Re: BBP Diary

New diary online now...
by Mike Bull
Fri Apr 06, 2018 6:04 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel & Vimeo
Replies: 237
Views: 66918

Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel & Vimeo

Progress 28...

by Mike Bull
Tue Apr 03, 2018 2:22 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 50
Views: 6204

Re: Isle of Bute

It needs three posts approved to get your PMs working, so you're good to go.
by Mike Bull
Thu Mar 29, 2018 11:42 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 932
Views: 162591

Re: Technical Talk

...and Bluebird will be more or less her original self, which isn't really something the 'Flying Scotsman' can claim...but that's another story! :lol:
by Mike Bull
Wed Mar 28, 2018 12:59 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 932
Views: 162591

Re: Technical Talk

...and I've just become the first person to actually strap in to Bluebird since his nibs back in the day! Progress, progress...right, what's next?