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Re: Off Topic- Richard Noble/Bloodhound SSC

Post by tas » Tue Sep 01, 2009 3:47 pm

Good vid, especially the cows bit.

I wonder if there could be a way to get Mister Noble interested in getting back the WWSR?
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Re: Off Topic- Richard Noble/Bloodhound SSC

Post by Renegadenemo » Tue Sep 01, 2009 5:18 pm

tas wrote:Good vid, especially the cows bit.

I wonder if there could be a way to get Mister Noble interested in getting back the WWSR?

What do we need him for?
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Re: Off Topic- Richard Noble/Bloodhound SSC

Post by tas » Tue Sep 01, 2009 6:07 pm

Renegadenemo wrote:
tas wrote:Good vid, especially the cows bit.

I wonder if there could be a way to get Mister Noble interested in getting back the WWSR?

What do we need him for?
Well he's got a good track record with the Land Speed Record and there doesn't appear to be any serious Water Speed contenders at the mo. I mean Quicksilver talk the talk and all that, and quite rightly K7 isn't going to be going flat out again.

Unless you've got something up your sleeve for when the blue boat is finished?
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Re: Off Topic- Richard Noble/Bloodhound SSC

Post by Renegadenemo » Wed Sep 02, 2009 11:21 am

We've discussed building a new boat many times. And, let's face it, we'd certainly hit the ground running. We have a wealth of data from a genuine record breaker, a workshop, sponsor base, more engineers than you can shake a stick at not to mention our volunteer team and working with new material is a laugh and a joke compared to mending squashed stuff. I suppose all it would take is some motivation but at the moment a year off at the end of this little lot sounds more tempting.
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Re: Off Topic- Richard Noble/Bloodhound SSC

Post by Renegadenemo » Fri Sep 18, 2009 12:55 pm

Nice little piece, is that. And better still it's called a 'diary' and not that other word. Wonder where they came up with the idea?
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Re: Off Topic- Richard Noble/Bloodhound SSC

Post by klingon » Fri Sep 18, 2009 1:21 pm

Renegadenemo wrote:Nice little piece, is that. And better still it's called a 'diary' and not that other word. Wonder where they came up with the idea?
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Post by jonwrightk7 » Fri Sep 18, 2009 8:11 pm

thanks for pointing that blog out, ill keep an eye on that :)
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Re: Off Topic- Richard Noble/Bloodhound SSC

Post by Renegadenemo » Mon Sep 21, 2009 11:47 am

Come on then, what's it going to be RoJ or JoR? I reckon they'll stick with RoJ
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Re: Off Topic- Richard Noble/Bloodhound SSC

Post by klingon » Mon Sep 21, 2009 1:56 pm

Yeah-concur with that-(a) jet is a heavy item to stick on top of the car-kinda bugger up the CoG-(b) if rocket engine blows the pilot is sitting in front of it!-on top it just may blow off the top of the car-or be blown with a "chicken switch" (c) sizes- jet is far bigger than rocket-car would look "funny" and thrust vectoring may be "off". :geek:
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Re: Off Topic- Richard Noble/Bloodhound SSC

Post by jonwrightk7 » Mon Sep 21, 2009 7:11 pm

yep, i think got to be roj. surely this layout helps with download on the front end at high sub and low supersonic speed? :)
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