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by wbjohn
Fri Oct 12, 2018 3:55 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Where can Bluebird be seen
Replies: 58
Views: 3363

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: 2388

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: 2388

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: 178
Views: 20394

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: 178
Views: 20394

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.
by wbjohn
Wed Aug 15, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 178
Views: 20394

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

Richie wrote:
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:39 pm
mark-f wrote:
Wed Aug 15, 2018 5:12 pm
Any comments?

Cracking image of the boat there.
Agree, the Getty site has some great shots, I've even bought one of them on a sheet of Aluminium :D
by wbjohn
Tue Jun 12, 2018 11:24 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel & Vimeo
Replies: 267
Views: 85098

Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel & Vimeo

Black Knight wrote:
Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:53 am
Has the canopy been made yet? Awesome video, really looking forward to seeing her in the flesh.
Canopy mold is nearing completion.
by wbjohn
Mon Jun 11, 2018 10:32 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel & Vimeo
Replies: 267
Views: 85098

Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel & Vimeo

excellent video Mike....
by wbjohn
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:34 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Warby's Spirit of Australia II
Replies: 68
Views: 16624

Re: Warby's Spirit of Australia II

Spirit 2 powering off into the distance, jaw dropping and beautiful....
by wbjohn
Thu Mar 15, 2018 7:55 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 275
Views: 40325

Re: Isle of Bute

Just checked, there is still a number of accommodations available on booking.com and other popular tourist websites.