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by ace_chris
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 961
Views: 798115

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

There are quite a few other K7 models out there, many large scale turbine powered too, would definitely be cool to get a bunch of them together!!
by ace_chris
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 464991

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

The Bluebird revolution! Sounds good! Bill and the team are visionaries which threatens the narrow minded beaurocrats who like to look at dead machines locked up in museums.
by ace_chris
Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 464991

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

Could it be possible that the maximum safe speed for Bluebird k7 to safely travel before becoming airborn had previously been miscalculated by the Norris bros etc? I hear 350 referrered to as the uppermost safe design speed, but if it was actually lower around the lower 300s then it was never going ...
by ace_chris
Thu Aug 23, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Quicksilver
Replies: 688
Views: 531140

Re: Quicksilver

Hi Nigel - Thanks for your reply, we actually met a long time ago and I thought things were pretty positive, I even donated to the project! Anyway, to the future. Websites are great, but social media is better, its more instant, AND you can reply in real-time to silence the doom mongers if needed. Y...
by ace_chris
Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Coniston - Spiritual Home?
Replies: 31
Views: 26989

Re: Coniston - Spiritual Home?

Be interesting to read what the break/termination clauses in the contract are? Have you seen a copy Ernie?
by ace_chris
Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 237
Views: 204491

Re: Isle of Bute

You're welcome Mike - they are really amazing though!
by ace_chris
Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Quicksilver
Replies: 688
Views: 531140

Re: Quicksilver

Hi Nigel, Ive been following your project for years and have to say that is the biggest single update - "from the horses mouth" - so thank you. Could you consider Twitter/Facebook for more frequent updates? Yes, social media is [email protected]*((Ocks to most people but it can't have harmed the BBP in t...
by ace_chris
Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 237
Views: 204491

Re: Isle of Bute

Looking at some of the pictures that BIll and Mike have put up on Twitter, can you sell these as prints through your shop to help with the funds? Mikes most recent pic is incredible! (of the boat that is!!!)
by ace_chris
Mon Aug 20, 2018 3:05 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 464991

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

What Ernie is putting out on this forum is information anyone can obtain from companies house - what does it achieve? The memorandum of articles and association etc etc are fairly generic documents you download them when you form a company. From Ernies side it is nieve to think that the revenue woul...
by ace_chris
Sun Aug 19, 2018 5:10 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 464991

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

Ernie - Can you just for a moment stop trying to find a bloody negative with the project. Ownership - none of your business, touring - none of your business, funding - none of your business. Leave it to the professionals, please.