Super Guppy Restoration

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Re: Super Guppy Restoration

Postby 10680 » Sat May 10, 2014 8:43 am

Will the Guppy be open tomorrow? It's been a while since I visited.
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Re: Super Guppy Restoration

Postby Gaz » Tue May 13, 2014 3:31 pm

10680 wrote:Will the Guppy be open tomorrow? It's been a while since I visited.


Bit late, now, but she should have been open. Neil was there, working on her.
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Re: Super Guppy Restoration

Postby 10680 » Tue May 13, 2014 5:05 pm

Gaz wrote:
10680 wrote:Will the Guppy be open tomorrow? It's been a while since I visited.


Bit late, now, but she should have been open. Neil was there, working on her.



The door was open but I didn't want to go in with no-one actually there. Although there were people nearby. So only viewed from outside.
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Re: Super Guppy Restoration

Postby Vulcan Bomber » Mon Jun 09, 2014 9:23 pm

C'mon Mr Lander, whats been happening??

This cropped up on farcebook if anyone would like a look see:

http://guppyphotos.com/
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Re: Super Guppy Restoration

Postby Gaz » Tue Jun 10, 2014 12:53 pm

Lots!

Get a load of the fuselage, below the cheat line!

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Anti corrosion work is continuing at a good, if not breath taking, pace. I've been laid up for 5 weeks with a ruptured disc, but, the others have been doing very well!
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Re: Super Guppy Restoration

Postby RLN » Tue Jun 10, 2014 1:14 pm

Coming on nicely, Gaz.

Hope you are recovering well.
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Re: Super Guppy Restoration

Postby 10680 » Tue Jun 10, 2014 2:34 pm

Gaz wrote:
............... I've been laid up for 5 weeks with a ruptured disc............



Nasty!
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Re: Super Guppy Restoration

Postby Ray C » Tue Jun 10, 2014 3:24 pm

Not nice....sorry to hear that....
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Re: Super Guppy Restoration

Postby Vulcan Bomber » Tue Jun 10, 2014 11:09 pm

Looking good, shame you cant see that side of the old girl on the way in now!
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Re: Super Guppy Restoration

Postby Aceyone » Wed Jun 11, 2014 10:23 am

I really must get up there one day to see it ! hope yu soon feel better Gaz :(
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Re: Super Guppy Restoration

Postby Spitfire » Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:54 am

10680 wrote:
Gaz wrote:
............... I've been laid up for 5 weeks with a ruptured disc............



Nasty!


What he said ... I've PM'd you ;)
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Re: Super Guppy Restoration

Postby Sickbag_andy » Fri Feb 06, 2015 9:24 am

Some of you may know that I built the original website for the Guppy restoration project at Brunty a few years ago, like me it had become a bit scruffy and out of date so I spent 2 half days building a new one, here's the link:

http://www.superguppy.co.uk/

hope you like it

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Re: Super Guppy Restoration

Postby Gaz » Mon Feb 16, 2015 12:46 pm

Top work, too!
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Re: Super Guppy Restoration

Postby RLN » Thu Feb 19, 2015 9:09 pm

I like the new site. :-BD
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Re: Super Guppy Restoration

Postby Gaz » Sat Apr 23, 2016 7:44 am

A photo of a, fairly tidy, guppy arse. For those of you that don't frequent facebook ;)

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Re: Super Guppy Restoration

Postby Giles » Sun Apr 24, 2016 9:55 pm

She's looking mighty fine Gaz
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Re: Super Guppy Restoration

Postby Gaz » Sun Oct 30, 2016 4:40 pm

Very brief summary of the past however long:

One side (Starboard) is finished. All colours done, all anti corrosion is done. She's looking very tidy!

Made a start on t'other side. The corrosion is quite a bit worse so it's taking a fair bit more effort.

She's been moved, temporarily. Expect to be in a new, permanent, home before Christmas.

That's about y'lot :)

If anyone has a means of contacting Danforth, please let me know. I lost his email address in a huge I.T. catastrophe. Cheers

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Re: Super Guppy Restoration

Postby Spitfire » Sun Oct 30, 2016 4:57 pm

Gaz wrote:
If anyone has a means of contacting Danforth, please let me know. I lost his email address in a huge I.T. catastrophe. Cheers


I suspect Wedgy has all our email addresses from our registrations - he'll know ;)
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Re: Super Guppy Restoration

Postby Mayfly » Mon Oct 31, 2016 8:42 am

PM'd you Gaz.
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