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by KW Mitchell
Thu Aug 30, 2018 9:59 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 190563

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

Healey nut - re your above comment, Well said, thank you...... ... so, apologies all round - even to you, Mr Mitchell, despite our differences. These have been terribly stressful times for me for reasons that have no place here and shouldn't have ever manifested themselves here so I'm sorry for any...
by KW Mitchell
Wed Aug 29, 2018 6:53 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 190563

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

Yes, it is incorrect - as Bill pointed out to us after the first edition was published - but chooses to again be quite unfair to me as he does not refer to the reason I gave him for that at the time. Erm, no - I flagged it before the book ever went to print but I was told, oh no, we have a Norris B...
by KW Mitchell
Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:55 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 190563

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

Finally I have to say if the purpose of this forum is only to massage an ego or ego's it could be said its become irrelevant. I assume that wasn't pointed at me as anyone who has ever worked with us knows of my fanatical insistence that there is no 'I' in 'team', that we succeed or fail as a team a...
by KW Mitchell
Tue Aug 28, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 190563

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

Thanks Ernie - erudite as always. It’s a while since we caught up. Hope you are well...
Keith
by KW Mitchell
Tue Aug 28, 2018 11:30 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 190563

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

Kind comments, Ian. Thankyou.
Keith
by KW Mitchell
Mon Aug 27, 2018 5:12 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 190563

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

On the water brake issue, Neil's posting of the rare TTTv footage (DCBTFRA FB page, Jan. 16th 2017) and my subsequent comments regarding the soundtrack, might prove illuminating... Ah - the world's self-appointed greatest authority on the K7 accident. Please forgive my lack of illumination... To se...
by KW Mitchell
Sun Aug 26, 2018 7:17 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 624
Views: 190563

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

On the water brake issue, Neil's posting of the rare TTTv footage (DCBTFRA FB page, Jan. 16th 2017) and my subsequent comments regarding the soundtrack, might prove illuminating...
by KW Mitchell
Sat Oct 10, 2015 1:04 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: 'Donald Campbell- The Final Record Attempt' by Neil Sheppard
Replies: 383
Views: 180847

Re: 'Donald Campbell- The Final Record Attempt' by Neil Shep

.....subsequently used in calculations in the last chapter of Neil's book, where the 8' 4" was taken as the height between the top of the fin and the bottom of the planing wedge and used to calculate her position in some footage. ) If I may, I would like to correct Mike's reference to the height ab...
by KW Mitchell
Wed Nov 14, 2012 12:18 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: 'Donald Campbell- The Final Record Attempt' by Neil Sheppard
Replies: 383
Views: 180847

Re: 'Donald Campbell- The Final Record Attempt' by Neil Shep

Thanks, Novie. Much appreciated.

Apologies for the interruptions in my presentation - a new IPad connector cable is on the way!

Keith
by KW Mitchell
Wed Oct 03, 2012 8:52 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: John Cobb- Crusader/Railton Special
Replies: 99
Views: 71131

Re: John Cobb- Crusader/Railton Special

The problem with the two analogies you give here, is that it is only part of the system that suffers the resonance. That means that the amplitude of oscillation is constrained by the wheel and its mountings within the car, or, the cutter/chuck etc. within the overall lathe structure/housing. The mor...