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Posted: 03/04/2017 09:52:44
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Cwmystwyth Lefel Fawr

Please be advised that the route through the second tube is temporarily closed, don't try it unless you want steel RSJs down on your head!

A diversion route to skipway and upper stopes is by turning right before the barrier I have put across the level and left at the 'rail bridge'. Left again to an obvious climb up and follow your nose to the main ladderway up and down.

This is part of the ongoing work to secure continuation of access.

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Posted: 12/06/2017 12:36:04
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I would like to thank everyone for their kind support re the 2016 calendar fund.

We now have the rest of the steel ready from our supplier, the total cost of the steel is about £800, so as you all can see, the calendar fund money was desperately needed. Well its all been spent where you would all most like to see it go!

The long spans are 12 foot long of 4 inch RSJ, so we will have a bit of fun getting this in.

The other underground works, completed some time ago, cost fairly little, possibly about £200, mostly all my labour. Steel is different ball park. It all had to be cut to precise lengths so any cheap source would probably not have been any good.

Anyway, its money well spent and the job when completed will probably last forever, if anything can.

By way, you can get through the tube still, with care, as the rear frame of RSJ is now secured.

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IP: 88.108.18.26 Edited: 12/06/2017 12:37:47 by royfellows
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Posted: 27/06/2017 21:31:08
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If anyone is available to help moving the steel into Level Fawr next Monday it would be appreciated.

They are at Penparc, which is the last house but one on the right before the cattle grid. We may have the logistics figured but they will need getting into the mine. 12 foot long 4 inch RSJs with holes in one end for dragging, more men the better.

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