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by Mike Bull
Thu Jan 08, 2009 7:02 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Active support at Coniston
Replies: 118
Views: 25791

Re: Active support at Coniston 2010

Must actually hold my hand up and admit that for whatever reason, my phone decided to have a strong signal for the whole weekend in Coniston! :oops:
by Mike Bull
Thu Jan 08, 2009 2:59 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: New Members
Replies: 433
Views: 110809

Re: New Members

Hi Ernie, and welcome.

For those here who don't know of him, Ernie makes some absolutely amazing models!
by Mike Bull
Tue Jan 06, 2009 10:43 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: original streeing wheel
Replies: 14
Views: 6472

Re: original streeing wheel

I think that one at Filching is the original one from CN7, not K7. Mind you, it does look the same!
by Mike Bull
Tue Jan 06, 2009 12:27 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: 42 years to the day.
Replies: 3
Views: 2486

Re: 42 years to the day.

Yup, Mike's just sobered up and me, the other Mike, has not long flown back home! A great weekend, all the sights in Coniston and the highlight being the funniest night out I think I've ever had- pity so little of it can be repeated in public!!! :lol:

Thanks one and all for the great company! 8-)
by Mike Bull
Thu Jan 01, 2009 8:02 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: original streeing wheel
Replies: 14
Views: 6472

Re: original streeing wheel

Oh yes, I'd forgotten about the chap who claimed to have seen scrap with clocks in it. Bugger! Oh well, I've done my best to help find you the new clocks and whatnot, and you never seem short of a bit of tin or two, so I'm sure we'll soon be able to whack a new panel together when the time comes! As...
by Mike Bull
Thu Jan 01, 2009 6:44 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: original streeing wheel
Replies: 14
Views: 6472

Re: original streeing wheel

Personally I picture the very heavy gauge cases easily tearing out of the thin ally panel, and the whole lot scattering- but then again, maybe it's in one big ball of wreckage somewhere! :?
by Mike Bull
Thu Jan 01, 2009 3:14 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: original streeing wheel
Replies: 14
Views: 6472

Re: original streeing wheel

There'll be others with much more knowledge of this than me, but to give a rough idea- in '67 the whole bottom halves of both sponsons were recovered, along with pieces of their top coverings; some of the metalwork from in around her nose, including the steering box and steering column, with the par...
by Mike Bull
Tue Dec 30, 2008 11:08 am
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Active support at Coniston
Replies: 118
Views: 25791

Re: Active support at Coniston 2010

I think Wing Commander Green is going to be a little busy elsewhere, trying to go 1000mph with a rocket up his behind! :lol:
by Mike Bull
Tue Dec 23, 2008 3:38 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 2
Views: 1880

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas everyone!
by Mike Bull
Sun Dec 21, 2008 12:53 pm
Forum: Bluebird Rebuild
Topic: Dead Metal
Replies: 136
Views: 39034

Re: Dead Metal

Renegadenemo wrote:But dent one of our panels and we'll be after you with a rivet gun!
...which is in no way scary at all, no sirree!

:o