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Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 21st June 2020, 13:23
Replies: 10
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Posted By nellieb
Here in Scotland we have and still are reduced to...

Here in Scotland we have and still are reduced to a 5 mile distance from home ! I manage a spin most days around some country road. I would go crackers if I couldn't and when I see any people on my...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th May 2020, 15:04
Replies: 21
Views: 3,710
Posted By nellieb
A bit of fresh air... :boink::icon_razz:

A bit of fresh air... :boink::icon_razz:
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 4th May 2020, 09:53
Replies: 21
Views: 3,710
Posted By nellieb
Hi all, it's like being a caged animal,...

Hi all, it's like being a caged animal, especially when the sun comes out! We live in a little village in Scotland and I am a little conspicuous if I try and sneak out for a short spin. So I spent...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th April 2020, 15:46
Replies: 21
Views: 3,710
Posted By nellieb
Hi forming the panels was by hitting the panels...

Hi forming the panels was by hitting the panels on a sand bag and then using a wooden stump to flatten. A lot of the tools are home made out of steel bon my forge. I use a wooden ball from a bowling...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th April 2020, 16:54
Replies: 21
Views: 3,710
Posted By nellieb
Smile Hi, It will never be painted as I just love the...

Hi, It will never be painted as I just love the raw look ! Never been into pristine concept always liked the worn and driven and hammer marks like an old classic Norton or old 45 Harley.I realised...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th April 2020, 11:34
Replies: 21
Views: 3,710
Posted By nellieb
Cordite in aluminium

Hi all, run out of gas so sadly stopped! I cannot even take her out in this sunny weather as some one may report me as a non essential! It is getting essential for me as the odd little blast keeps me...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 4th April 2020, 15:21
Replies: 21
Views: 3,710
Posted By nellieb
Cordite

Talk about labour intensive! Well, it has kept me occupied while we're in lockdown. Also, I am getting the hang of welding aluminium.
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 28th March 2020, 09:04
Replies: 21
Views: 3,710
Posted By nellieb
Thanks for the encouragement! The welding of the...

Thanks for the encouragement! The welding of the alloy took some mastering, especially when you blow holes in a piece that has taken weeks to shape!
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 27th March 2020, 14:14
Replies: 21
Views: 3,710
Posted By nellieb
Hi Paul, slowly making progress ! The amount of...

Hi Paul, slowly making progress ! The amount of hours that I have spent on the Cordite is enormous! Been fun though !
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 27th March 2020, 11:01
Replies: 21
Views: 3,710
Posted By nellieb
Cordite in alloy

Hi all,

The Cordite is being transformed into aluminium. I am using the Cordite as a buck. I wish the original mould was symmetrical as it involves lots of guesswork. the project is keeping me fit...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 17th November 2019, 08:14
Replies: 74
Views: 21,607
Posted By nellieb
Hi Paul, Cheers for your comment! I have never...

Hi Paul, Cheers for your comment! I have never indulged so much time on a car of mine. You are right concerning your observation in that I was after a classic racer used and raw. I will leave the...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 16th November 2019, 15:34
Replies: 74
Views: 21,607
Posted By nellieb
Using the Cordite as a buck I am slowly building...

Using the Cordite as a buck I am slowly building an aluminium shell. This has been a labour of love - welding aluminium has taken a time to master. I should have it finished for the spring. I have...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 25th July 2018, 08:48
Replies: 21
Views: 3,710
Posted By nellieb
Wink Cordite in aluminium

Hi Paul, Iam glad that you replied and also that you are pleased with my new project! If you and your family fancy a trip to Scotland and to experience the joy of empty roads you are welcome for...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 22nd July 2018, 04:59
Replies: 21
Views: 3,710
Posted By nellieb
Cordite in aluminium

Hi, I did not explain my intentions well enough! I am fabricating the aluminium body and then that body is to be used on another Spitfire chassis and that new body will have certain deviations from...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 21st July 2018, 12:41
Replies: 21
Views: 3,710
Posted By nellieb
Cordite

Hi all,

Would you believe it, this is my Cordite! I am now using the fibreglass body as a buck and as you can see I am rebuilding an aluminium body, which will be left in its natural state. I...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 27th July 2017, 10:02
Replies: 3,355
Views: 603,829
Posted By nellieb
Cordite

Hi Paul, my Cordite was hand painted outside with the local Highland bugs imp-ailed in grotesque angles and the odd notorious Scottish midge for extra texture! Also the body is all over the place...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 14th July 2017, 18:01
Replies: 18
Views: 3,224
Posted By nellieb
jarves

The seating is perfect if your under 6 foot I will get more pics on here the interior is spartan but holds you in as this motor just wants to go and go!A great racer!A good looking and thrilling...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 14th July 2017, 11:45
Replies: 18
Views: 3,224
Posted By nellieb
Hi, The Jarvis came from New Zealand .It was...

Hi, The Jarvis came from New Zealand .It was built for hill climbing .It was of a number of two others and there are no more from that mould. The running gear is all Ford . I am glad you like it....
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 13th July 2017, 07:26
Replies: 18
Views: 3,224
Posted By nellieb
Jarvis

Hi, brilliant information. I've always loved and built fibreglass specials. This is one I have just built, using Ford running gear. It has a tuned 1500 cc pre-cross flow engine and twin webers. It...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 3rd September 2016, 17:52
Replies: 3,355
Views: 603,829
Posted By nellieb
Smile Looks great ! A very individual Cordite .And you...

Looks great ! A very individual Cordite .And you have the addictive smile of some one who has built their own car! A distinctive feeling isn't it !
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 1st September 2016, 08:18
Replies: 6
Views: 3,625
Posted By nellieb
Hi I am building a similar set up but using a D...

Hi I am building a similar set up but using a D type Jaguar body?/! I enjoy radical building. Well done!
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th July 2016, 12:48
Replies: 74
Views: 21,607
Posted By nellieb
Yes it does have one fat arse! I always thought...

Yes it does have one fat arse! I always thought the Cordite missed that sexy rear bottom. Thats the fun of these builds as they are so badly formed any alteration is ok. Did the Queen sing a song...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 11th July 2016, 08:32
Replies: 74
Views: 21,607
Posted By nellieb
Hi, the body is still in process and I only have...

Hi, the body is still in process and I only have 13 inch wheels, although at the rear I am considering a flap that disguises the wheel. They are made of fibreglass and the Cordite is still being used...
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th July 2016, 18:26
Replies: 74
Views: 21,607
Posted By nellieb
Hi will post more pics tomorrow! If it is not...

Hi will post more pics tomorrow! If it is not raining!
Forum: Sammio Builds and discussions 10th July 2016, 13:55
Replies: 74
Views: 21,607
Posted By nellieb
Hi all, I am still developing my Cordite. I have...

Hi all, I am still developing my Cordite. I have altered the rear and front wings as I wanted to make my Cordite more bulbous and outrageous and most of all to have fun! The front needs more...
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