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by midlife
Wed Apr 25, 2018 9:40 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2973
Views: 661669

Re: Pic of the Day

3 years till retirement, it’s killing me lol


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by midlife
Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2973
Views: 661669

Re: Pic of the Day

First things first. I got into endless trouble from the engineers at Rolls-Royce for calling such things 'solid' pipes. They rightly pointed out that were it solid it wouldn't be a pipe at all and would be a bar. It's actually a 'rigid' pipe. Ohh the joys of Rolls Royce, even after 30 years I still...
by midlife
Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:30 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Return to the Water
Replies: 171
Views: 40446

Return to the Water

Hi Bill, I’d dearly love to see K7 up on her wedges at speed on Coniston, unfortunately I was only 3 the last time she did. I think you’re bang on though, the proving trials definitely need to go to a deserving community. I know plenty of Scots, over half of the team I work in are based at our Inchi...
by midlife
Sun Apr 22, 2018 10:14 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Return to the Water
Replies: 171
Views: 40446

Re: Return to the Water

Thanks for clearing that up Polo!
Sounds like a plan then Bill, hehe!
Cheers
Wayne


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by midlife
Sun Apr 22, 2018 2:05 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Return to the Water
Replies: 171
Views: 40446

Re: Return to the Water

Count me in Bill[.]
Cheers
Wayne


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by midlife
Thu Apr 19, 2018 7:59 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2973
Views: 661669

Re: Pic of the Day

Just noticed on today’s pic, the nuts holding the fire wire sensor to the mounting bracket are all perfectly aligned.
I do love a blatant display of OCD in a morning.
Well done team :ugeek:
Cheers
Wayne
by midlife
Fri Apr 06, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel & Vimeo
Replies: 278
Views: 109040

Re: Bluebird Project You Tube Channel & Vimeo

Nice one Mike, I really enjoyed watching that. The progress is fantastic, I especially liked the shots of the rivets going into the transom & the working water brake after all that pain.
Well done team!!!!
Cheers
Wayne


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by midlife
Mon Mar 26, 2018 9:46 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 965
Views: 252360

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

I’ve not heard anything about them either Al, for that sort of money it would make a cracking retirement present to myself in a few years time. The turbine I had been looking at was considerably more expensive 👍
Cheers
Wayne
by midlife
Mon Mar 26, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 965
Views: 252360

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Just spotted this turbine on YouTube.
There is a link below to the shop on AliExpress
https://youtu.be/cB-PedN7OFU
Enjoy
Cheers
Wayne
by midlife
Fri Mar 23, 2018 2:56 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 965
Views: 252360

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

We’ve only just got gas lights around here, a fab lab sounds brilliant, guess I can dream.
I’m still trying to battle my way through the schoolboy errors, every days a school day.
Cheers
Wayne