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by Mike Bull
Fri Jan 19, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2732
Views: 361065

Re: Pic of the Day

A quick Google seems to find many folk who agree that it never made a blind bit of difference! (Although I did also see a mention of a racing boat being disqualified when it was found to be coated in the stuff) Here's an ad for it... https://books.google.co.uk/books?id=LIIZ_iY1dgoC&pg=PA12&lpg=PA12&...
by Mike Bull
Thu Jan 18, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 781
Views: 124694

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

£649.99 to be precise, and it's safe to say that Star Wars has one or two more fans worldwide than our Donald! :lol:

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by Mike Bull
Wed Jan 17, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 781
Views: 124694

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: 502

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: 2732
Views: 361065

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: 56548

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: 4225

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: 46063

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: 46063

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: 46063

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..!?