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by mtskull
Fri Jan 29, 2010 10:49 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Dead Metal
Replies: 109
Views: 95281

Re: Dead Metal

Talking of dead metal (and apologies if this is off-topic), I recall that a couple of years back, Holker Hall motor museum had a very mangled piece of K7 on display; I presume recovered in 1967. Might it be worth asking if they would swap it for a bit of LOOF, and incorporate a bit more original tin...
by mtskull
Fri Jan 29, 2010 10:11 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Opinion Poll- Rebuild or Conserve?
Replies: 64
Views: 52257

Re: Opinion Poll- Rebuild or Conserve?

Now we're getting dangerously close to sharing the viewpoint of the HLF......[/quote] Whoops! -maybe should have inserted a smiley there, just to make sure that last comment wasn't taken TOO seriously ;) Taking a step back from the rebuild/conserve argument, isn't it bloody fantastic that matters ha...
by mtskull
Thu Jan 28, 2010 1:06 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Opinion Poll- Rebuild or Conserve?
Replies: 64
Views: 52257

Re: Opinion Poll- Rebuild or Conserve?

Just as there is much more to the history of K7 than the crash, there is much more to the significance of the Bloctube lever than its final position. As a functional and repairable component, it should be refurbished and put back as part of the working boat. The argument that it should not be moved ...