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by wbjohn
Fri Feb 22, 2019 10:19 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 543
Views: 67080

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

"Word on the street is that the BEWG has been disbanded and is no more!"
So sad if true, Bluebird needs to run on Coniston
by wbjohn
Fri Feb 22, 2019 12:50 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 543
Views: 67080

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

So many questions Ernie and Jett regarding contracts signed or which have not even been drawn up. They will get discussed between the museum, trustees and BBP I'm sure, not the general public or people asking for hypothetical answers on open forums, which unfortunately would then be brought up in th...
by wbjohn
Wed Feb 20, 2019 6:26 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 543
Views: 67080

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

Ernie,
Re " I wont however copy and paste the full details on this forum that would be wrong"
Could you send the transcript via pm to me and I will digest it.
by wbjohn
Tue Feb 19, 2019 9:45 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 543
Views: 67080

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

Reading through this thread, just a thought should it be renamed to “The Ernie Lazenby rant”
by wbjohn
Thu Nov 08, 2018 9:48 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 543
Views: 67080

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

Malcolm Ops wrote:
Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:22 pm
As the actual dates have been published in Lancashire Life Magazine, can I add some realism and pressure to all my friends on the crew by starting a countdown day timer?

252 days to go! :o :o
Thank you for that Malcolm....
by wbjohn
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Where can Bluebird be seen
Replies: 58
Views: 11835

Re: Where can Bluebird be seen

Yes Scots Pine, I saw that too. Seems like there was something in place after all, £580,000 worth. Either that or they have thrown it all together in the last few weeks. 500k of that was a grant from Cumbria Vision using money left over from the foot and mouth crisis to put up a building but as of ...
by wbjohn
Wed Sep 05, 2018 9:36 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Tales from The Cockpit
Replies: 32
Views: 7183

Re: Tales from The Cockpit

Thanks Ted 😀
by wbjohn
Wed Sep 05, 2018 12:12 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Tales from The Cockpit
Replies: 32
Views: 7183

Re: Tales from The Cockpit

Ted, re. “we learned quickly that for whatever reason the trigger valve on the start cart can sick open and allow the start turbine to overspeed leading to Xena threatening situations. That along with damp from the lake freeing as all that rapidly expanding air removes the heat from the feed pipes a...
by wbjohn
Thu Aug 30, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 543
Views: 67080

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

Healey nut - re your above comment, Well said, thank you......
by wbjohn
Sun Aug 19, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 543
Views: 67080

Re: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row

Ernie, I hope your keyboard warrior attitude continues with hard copies sent to the Ruskin museum as often as you post requests for information on this forum, it will keep the post office busy.