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by mickday
Tue Sep 18, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 908
Views: 196846

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Not yet, still putting the final touches to it before I am ready for testing under power on water, and also decide exactly where I can test it!

You can be sure as soon as I do they will be on here
by mickday
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 908
Views: 196846

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

ace_chris wrote:
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:19 am
There are quite a few other K7 models out there, many large scale turbine powered too, would definitely be cool to get a bunch of them together!!
I would love to bring my 1:4.3 scale GT powered K7 along to any future event
by mickday
Tue Aug 21, 2018 9:43 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Website problem
Replies: 3
Views: 528

Re: Website problem

Hacked by "Phantomghost" !!! Whoever/whatever they are!
by mickday
Thu Jul 26, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 275
Views: 42941

Re: Isle of Bute

Does anyone want two tickets to Bute Highland games on Saturday 11th, where Bluebird will also be exhibited on that day? I bought four as I had expected some friends to be joining me when I come up, but they have had to call off the trip due to family illness so I only need two now. They cost me £10...
by mickday
Thu Jul 19, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Return to the Water
Replies: 171
Views: 27965

Re: Return to the Water

Mike Bull wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 11:37 am
mickday wrote:
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:56 am
before she spends her days in a museum.
...and that particular door isn't closing until we're sure that it can be opened again. She's not going to be some dead thing sat gathering dust.
This is good to hear!!
by mickday
Thu Jul 19, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Return to the Water
Replies: 171
Views: 27965

Re: Return to the Water

Whilst I would love to see Bluebird run again on Consiton, would seem to properly complete the loop somehow. But ultimately it's about putting on the best spectacle possible before she spends her days in a museum. Wherever this as long as it is open and visible to as many that want to see then it's ...
by mickday
Sat Jul 14, 2018 5:26 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Pic of the Day
Replies: 2909
Views: 523443

Re: Pic of the Day

That’s a relief. Thought you were going to tow it all the way to Bute behind the disco
by mickday
Fri Jul 13, 2018 8:01 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 908
Views: 196846

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

K7boats wrote:
Fri Jul 13, 2018 12:37 am
Thank you very much Bill is that some kind of alloy it's made off, thanks for posting the picture now the problem is trying to do it in scale :D .
ATB. Al.
Likewise Bill thanks very much, sure you have much better things to be getting on with!
by mickday
Thu Jul 12, 2018 7:56 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 908
Views: 196846

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Thanks Bill, that is very helpful and some pictures would be great if the opportunity arises,

Mine is not quite the right shape yet from front view, but it will do for now, once I have attachment worked out I intend to work on my mould some more and get another vacuum formed.
by mickday
Wed Jul 11, 2018 5:05 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 908
Views: 196846

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Picture with canopy

2018-07-11_13-19-43_701.jpg

All I need to do now is work out the details of exactly how I am going to attach it, I would like it to slide like the real thing