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Miles-M

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New 2017 Cwmorthin Exploration Guide
Posted: 12/05/2017 20:10:59
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Just wanted to mention that the latest edition of the Cwmorthin exploration guide is up on the Cwmorthin page. It shows the position of all the technical bits (pitches, tyroleans, traverses etc) in both veins. It has no historical element and doesn't need it with Grahams excellent composite survey already available.

If you like to explore Cwmorthin then I hope you find it useful!

Miles

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towim

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Posted: 12/05/2017 20:19:47
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Read it shortly after you uploaded it mate......

Hmmmm...... Roll Eyes Devil

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Miles-M

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Posted: 12/05/2017 20:22:45
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towim wrote:

Read it shortly after you uploaded it mate......

Hmmmm...... Roll Eyes Devil


Sorry Tagnut. People need to know you spilt blood in the mine mud there.


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towim

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Posted: 12/05/2017 20:24:38
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Yes the Old Vein sure has taken various body parts from me over the past 6 months! Great guide btw.

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Miles-M

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Posted: 12/05/2017 20:27:42
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You can't blame the Old Vein for that important bodily omission mate.

Glad you like the guide.

For those reading, Towim was one of the small team who built a lot of the rigging in the Old Vein.

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Posted: 12/05/2017 20:47:20
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Excellent guide, Matt how is your "corona"?

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Posted: 12/05/2017 20:55:30
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It will be flowing tomorrow night Laugh

Really wish I had taken more pictures over the past year! Would have been a great write up!

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Posted: 12/05/2017 21:19:35
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pfff, bad spell check and bad proof reading!

should read "Cornea" :D

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Posted: 13/05/2017 09:24:10
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thanks for posting the edited guide.Smile

Was wondering what exactly that entertaining tipper/ bucket/ water tank thing poised above the roofing shaft was Big Grin



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Posted: 13/05/2017 09:33:45
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That's my flopjack. It fills from drips roughly every 3 hours and then becomes top heavy and capsizes, sluicing 40 odd litres of water down the shaft. The point has been to clear the mud and debris from the tunnel to stop it dropping on people on the pitch. It's been in for about a year now and cleared the shaft almost back to bare rock.
When done here it might find a new home in the Old Vein.

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Posted: 13/05/2017 09:39:05
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Well done Miles! Well written and very clear, I'm extremely unlikely ever to trust myself to ropes etc., but if I was, it would be of great use. I like the way you have used the "official" floor names etc., and yet have added interesting names to the new features.

Grahami

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Posted: 13/05/2017 12:42:52
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Thanks Miles! Very useful. IP: 92.10.108.122
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Posted: 11/07/2017 23:40:30
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Just wanting to say to anyone who has a copy of this guide and uses it - I have just uploaded a minor update.

It covers the new Bridge of Peril and some other very minor amendments.

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Posted: 12/07/2017 08:01:49
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I always give the Flopjack a push when passing ShockedShockedShocked

Great guide Miles well done
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