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by ace_chris
Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:29 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 895
Views: 178641

Re: Bluebird & Other Scale Models

Great stuff Mick - Wishing you the best of luck with it!
by ace_chris
Tue Sep 18, 2018 12:34 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 895
Views: 178641

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

Sounds amazing Mick! Do you have any footage of it running?
by ace_chris
Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:19 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Bluebird & Other Scale Models
Replies: 895
Views: 178641

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

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!!
by ace_chris
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 178
Views: 17146

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

The Bluebird revolution! Sounds good! Bill and the team are visionaries which threatens the narrow minded beaurocrats who like to look at dead machines locked up in museums.
by ace_chris
Wed Aug 29, 2018 9:02 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Donald Campbell's restored Bluebird in museum home row
Replies: 178
Views: 17146

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

Could it be possible that the maximum safe speed for Bluebird k7 to safely travel before becoming airborn had previously been miscalculated by the Norris bros etc? I hear 350 referrered to as the uppermost safe design speed, but if it was actually lower around the lower 300s then it was never going ...
by ace_chris
Thu Aug 23, 2018 1:48 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Quicksilver
Replies: 792
Views: 189619

Re: Quicksilver

Hi Nigel - Thanks for your reply, we actually met a long time ago and I thought things were pretty positive, I even donated to the project! Anyway, to the future. Websites are great, but social media is better, its more instant, AND you can reply in real-time to silence the doom mongers if needed. Y...
by ace_chris
Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:36 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Coniston - Spiritual Home?
Replies: 38
Views: 2092

Re: Coniston - Spiritual Home?

Be interesting to read what the break/termination clauses in the contract are? Have you seen a copy Ernie?
by ace_chris
Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 275
Views: 36594

Re: Isle of Bute

You're welcome Mike - they are really amazing though!
by ace_chris
Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:34 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Quicksilver
Replies: 792
Views: 189619

Re: Quicksilver

Hi Nigel, Ive been following your project for years and have to say that is the biggest single update - "from the horses mouth" - so thank you. Could you consider Twitter/Facebook for more frequent updates? Yes, social media is b@*((Ocks to most people but it can't have harmed the BBP in terms of th...
by ace_chris
Thu Aug 23, 2018 11:23 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Isle of Bute
Replies: 275
Views: 36594

Re: Isle of Bute

Looking at some of the pictures that BIll and Mike have put up on Twitter, can you sell these as prints through your shop to help with the funds? Mikes most recent pic is incredible! (of the boat that is!!!)