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by sheppane
Thu May 10, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 947
Views: 174564

Re: A stupid question .. Or maybe not.

Just seen the lead weights appear on the last picture of the day. That picture has raise a question in my head that has been lurking for some time about the restoration of K7. Of course those lead weights had to be added because the money Donald had didn't include during the 66 modifications to act...
by sheppane
Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Warby's Spirit of Australia II
Replies: 68
Views: 11277

Re: Warby's Spirit of Australia II

Is it only me who did the numbers? He's pushing 300kmh, which, in English is about 180mph on a stretch of water 1500m long, (English = a smoot under a mile). Now then, we have a mile and a half on Loch Fad. I see interesting possibilities. Only you Bill would put the numbers up for all to read! My ...
by sheppane
Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:13 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Warby's Spirit of Australia II
Replies: 68
Views: 11277

Re: Warby's Spirit of Australia II

Is it only me who did the numbers? He's pushing 300kmh, which, in English is about 180mph on a stretch of water 1500m long, (English = a smoot under a mile). Now then, we have a mile and a half on Loch Fad. I see interesting possibilities. Only you Bill would put the numbers up for all to read! My ...
by sheppane
Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:08 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Return to the Water
Replies: 139
Views: 15430

Re: Return to the Water

Most probably still waiting for the official answer :roll: Gave me a good chuckle, did that... The answer, as I understand it, is that he went to see the chap who owned Pier Cottage at the time and said, "I say, old boy. Would you mind awfully if I brought the old girl over and tried to see a Briti...
by sheppane
Thu Feb 22, 2018 12:19 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Press Release
Replies: 24
Views: 4478

Re: Press Release

Okay, boys & girls. Here it is. Do your worst. Press Release [/b][/size] Campbell’s Bluebird to Dip Her Toes in Scottish Loch. [/size] A mere thirty minute ferry ride from Glasgow lies the Isle of Bute, an exquisite, cookie-cut piece of premium Scotland in all its beauty dropped into the Clyde with...
by sheppane
Sat Jan 20, 2018 10:00 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel & Vimeo
Replies: 254
Views: 72268

Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel & Vimeo

Excellent update. Superb work Gents... Quite superb...
by sheppane
Sun Aug 20, 2017 9:53 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films
Replies: 483
Views: 105978

Re: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films

Got this on the guestbook from a lady in Syracuse, NY, USA. Anyone clear this up and I'll mail her back. I recently transferred some slides to digital from photos my father-in-law took in the Spring of 1958 of the Bluebird K7. I did some research and am fascinated by the historical significance and...
by sheppane
Mon Aug 14, 2017 1:40 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2838
Views: 445411

Re: Pic of the Day

Re wiring loom. Completely stands to reason when you think about. It travels on the floor of the boat and therefore why would you need to cut it when the intakes are off. Have we identified which wires were cut and then rejoined?

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by sheppane
Sun Nov 13, 2016 5:21 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films
Replies: 483
Views: 105978

Re: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films

Thanks for letting me know. I will make that amendment should we ever do another reprint.