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Re: BBP Diary

Post by sbt » Tue Nov 20, 2012 4:46 pm

Renegadenemo wrote:
To paraphrase John Milton: They also serve, who only click "Donate".
Have no fear - you are not forgotten :D

All those donations are what keep us going and without them we'd be finished.
An RNLI Coxwain once said something like: 'Every Rescue begins at the collecting tin'

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Re: BBP Diary

Post by Renegadenemo » Tue Dec 18, 2012 9:44 pm

Just in case anyone has missed it - the diary has been updated today.
I'm only a plumber from Cannock...

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Re: BBP Diary

Post by rob565uk » Fri Dec 21, 2012 12:10 pm

That's a great update and underlines the skill, dedication, massive number of hours and great patience going into the conserveering of K7. Museologists, take note!

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Re: BBP Diary

Post by Richie » Fri Mar 29, 2013 12:11 am

Just finished reading it, great stuff, well done lads and lass's another milestone reached
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Re: Diary update?

Post by nicorobbo » Fri Mar 29, 2013 3:36 pm

Mike Bull wrote:The diary updates have always been regularly irregular! Bear in mind that the guy that writes them is also rebuilding the boat, running the project, running a business, keeping a family life, etc etc! There'll be another one along soon. 'Picture of the day' is intended to soften the wait between updates.
The 'boat'. Tought " No One Dared Call a Boat" Out of This World lyrics.

Still, keep up the good work.

Off to Coniston in April for my annual homage to DC.

I'll donate also while I'm here.

Good Luck.

Nick.

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Re: BBP Diary

Post by Mentallica » Mon Apr 01, 2013 10:29 am

as ever, fantastic updates from the team.

Keep up the good work!

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Post by LucyCollettFan » Fri Apr 19, 2013 3:38 pm

Agreed, really enjoy seeing the progress and love the honesty about everything, good or bad.

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Re: BBP Diary

Post by Richie » Tue Aug 20, 2013 10:47 pm

Great stuff.... And one of the shorter rants of Mr Smith to kick off the diary segment.... You feeling ok Bill ?

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Post by Renegadenemo » Tue Aug 20, 2013 11:39 pm

Great stuff.... And one of the shorter rants of Mr Smith to kick off the diary segment.... You feeling ok Bill ?
Too chilled these days, Richie.

The HLF is but a distant memory, Podeye phones aren't made of glass anymore and the footballists are forever doomed to chase a ball in the depths of winter. The Type IIIs have moved onto other pursuits and the politics has all the energy of a party-popper these days.
K7 , on the other hand, may be only 25ft long and weigh a couple of tons but she's generated the momentum of a bulk carrier and it's rather nice standing here on the bridge watching the world go by.

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Re: BBP Diary

Post by mtskull » Thu Aug 22, 2013 11:00 pm

Mike Bull wrote:I'm surprised that no one has commented yet on Checkie's little discovery as related in his diary piece...one single item that IF it is what it seems to be, COULD be single explain-all cause of the crash..! :shock:
I suspect that this is probably because we are all letting the implication sink in, and are just a ittle bit wary of asking the obvious question: Who put that cover back on without securing the terminals? Presumably the last time that the electrical system was modified was when the extra fuel boost pump was fitted; however, before blame is laid at anybody's door, let us consider the insidious effects of fatigue and remember all the stories of the team working around the clock to get the boat ready for the record attempt....
Obstacles are those frightful things you see when you take your eyes off your goals.

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