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by Richie
Tue Jul 10, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 878
Views: 169048

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Fantastic detail ! Love it.

You will be making the pilots head turn next 😊
by Richie
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:27 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 124
Views: 15335

Re: Isle of Bute

Suppose if she sinks there it may be shallower :D
by Richie
Mon Jul 09, 2018 8:12 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 124
Views: 15335

Re: Isle of Bute

How wide is the loch at its narrowest point ?
by Richie
Wed Jul 04, 2018 10:45 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 124
Views: 15335

Re: Isle of Bute

I stand to be corrected, but the list is somewhat dynamic in that plans may change by the minute, it will be very difficult to say what will happen and when (exactly). We start proceedings on the 4th (from memory) so give it a day or so before we push her out. Nothing iron clad, only recommending wh...
by Richie
Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:42 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Technical Talk
Replies: 989
Views: 179618

Re: Technical Talk

Mtskull- to answer your question, yes it works and works fine without the accumulator, however in the event of a flame out, Ted / Stew must ensure they deploy the brake ram before the engine spools down and stops spinning. Post Bute I will pull the thing back out of the bilges and thoroughly investi...
by Richie
Mon Jun 25, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2905
Views: 455832

Re: Pic of the Day

Folks, you really have no idea, the images do this thing zero justice (referring to the boat and the cradle)

she is a monster to behold !
by Richie
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2905
Views: 455832

Re: Pic of the Day

What a very strange question ?
by Richie
Tue Jun 19, 2018 10:20 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!
Replies: 1224
Views: 221572

Re: Other Speed Record Breakers Are Available!

I beat that in 1989 on my Raleigh Burner !!

Was going down Tanners bank at the time.

Just glad I didn’t switch on the flux capacitor or else I would have ended up in 1955 !
by Richie
Mon Jun 18, 2018 6:42 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 124
Views: 15335

Re: Isle of Bute

yep that's where I was looking :D :lol:
by Richie
Mon Jun 18, 2018 12:00 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 124
Views: 15335

Re: Isle of Bute

Nice ready made pontoon for the ribs, easier for divers to load their kit from, likewise the second rib for kit / starting rig etc.

I can see exactly where I would be putting the slip way, but the Royal Engineers can sort that without question I reckon :D