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by Dominic Owen
Tue Jun 03, 2014 9:06 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1045
Views: 751151

Re: What have forum members been up to?

I think you clawed back a fair bit of credibility by not spanking your TVR when it decided to turn into a snow globe at *cough* 70mph *cough* :lol:
by Dominic Owen
Sat May 31, 2014 11:50 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: joke of the day
Replies: 524
Views: 334605

Re: joke of the day

A burglar broke into a house one night. He shined his flashlight around, looking for valuables when a voice in the dark said, 'Jesus knows you're here.' He nearly jumped out of his skin, clicked his flashlight off, and froze. When he heard nothing more, he shook his head and continued. Just as he pu...
by Dominic Owen
Thu May 22, 2014 7:27 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Dead Metal
Replies: 109
Views: 95279

Re: Dead Metal

Renegadenemo wrote:I like all this tank stuff - it's a class of vehicle I know absolutely nothing about and I'm enjoying learning about them so keep yakking, you two... :D
They're big, noisy, hard as nails and blow s*** up: What's not to love? :D
by Dominic Owen
Sat May 17, 2014 12:45 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 938
Views: 705051

Re: Bluebird Models

You can thank Mike for that one. I don't know where he finds the time, atop his Anal Widgetry duties and that troublesome little interference called 'Work', to scour the t'interwebs for things like that but he always seems to fit in somewhere. :D
by Dominic Owen
Sat May 17, 2014 11:55 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 938
Views: 705051

Re: Bluebird Models

Mike posted a link to the BBC News article on another thread a day or few ago.
by Dominic Owen
Fri Apr 25, 2014 4:45 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2374
Views: 1549315

Re: Pic of the Day

I too am loving the 'retro' pics every bit as much as the 'progress' ones - It really is too easy to forget, when looking at the old girl as she is now, just how far things have come and just how much work it's involved. One additional impact the RPotD has had on me, however, is to bring back to min...
by Dominic Owen
Fri Apr 25, 2014 4:35 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films
Replies: 422
Views: 304130

Re: Bluebird Archive Photos & Films

Looks like they had a serious raid of the Pathe archive! I think I've got virtually all of the Campbell/Cobb/Thomas footage they used, from a similar raid I undertook many years ago during an extremely quiet & boring afternoon at work. :D
by Dominic Owen
Thu Apr 24, 2014 12:34 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread
Replies: 979
Views: 775135

Re: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread

I thought all Merlins turn in the same direction - and Griffons go the other way - anyone know why that should be? They do: The starboard lump had an extra cog in the reduction gear to reverse the rotation. There's a project on the go to gather as many surviving Hornet parts as possible and put tog...