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by mtskull
Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 932
Views: 160248

Re: Technical Talk

[quote=Renegadenemo post_id=24163 time=1522278293 There's always some ill-informed moaner complaining that the boat is taking a long time to build. I so wish we could round them all up and make them stand in the workshop on days like today. [/quote] I saw just such a comment on your favourite social...
by mtskull
Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:05 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: What have forum members been up to?
Replies: 1133
Views: 190089

Re: What have forum members been up to?

StoneRoad wrote:
Wed Mar 28, 2018 6:16 pm
About to arrive is a grounded carriage body that spent many years as a chapel ...

If you want a link to some images, that can be provided !
Yes please!
by mtskull
Tue Mar 27, 2018 8:55 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: New Members
Replies: 432
Views: 102758

Re: New Members

Hi StoneRoad, welcome to the forum.
I see that, like myself, you have also joined the Historic Military Vehicle Forum.

You will find much interesting discussion on both. 😀
by mtskull
Sat Mar 10, 2018 3:19 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2780
Views: 409706

Re: Pic of the Day

...and continuing that spirit, when she goes to Scotland we've talked about her having the Union flag and the Scottish Saltire on her nose, not unlike my current avatar. What for? The Saltire is one of the constituent parts of the union flag anyway. Anyway, for all that my humble opinion is worth, ...
by mtskull
Sat Mar 10, 2018 3:12 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2780
Views: 409706

Re: Pic of the Day

Oops, tried to post twice and twice got an error message saying the message couldn't be posted, so I ended up repeating myself (hence this edit).
by mtskull
Tue Mar 06, 2018 8:33 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2780
Views: 409706

Re: Pic of the Day

I wiped the left hand flag on the first ever dive, that was about October 2000. The one you see was staged. It involved sending down about five divers to sit on the bottom and just wait for the visibility to improve. Most were there to provide lighting and one to operate the camera. We were all on ...
by mtskull
Sat Mar 03, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Return to the Water
Replies: 124
Views: 10855

Re: Return to the Water

Just a rather tongue-in-cheek suggestion: If all slse fails, how about that you just book a week at Pier Cottage caravan park? After all, their website states: "To make the most of Coniston Water guests are welcome to bring canoes/boats........Boats are charged according to size; £2.50 -£5.50" Keep ...
by mtskull
Sat Mar 03, 2018 9:28 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2780
Views: 409706

Re: Pic of the Day

Nice POTD; resplendent indeed.

Given the relatively long drying time of the paint, how successful were you in keeping dust out of it?
by mtskull
Wed Feb 28, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread
Replies: 1322
Views: 214822

Re: The Vulcan XH558 & General Aviation Thread

:lol: :lol: :lol: No surprises there. I won't bore you all day with old aviator's tales but there is one more episode that deserves a mention, just to illustrate a further example of how stupid can be the implementation of rules that are supposed to keep us safe: Back in 1996, I was a Co-Pilot (alth...
by mtskull
Wed Feb 28, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2780
Views: 409706

Re: Pic of the Day

Wow! Looking good!

I am sure that the relevant homework has already been done regarding the pro-whatsit paint but I was slightly amused to see the following on a supplier's website:

Suitability for high speed craft:.........n/a. :lol: