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Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2020 21:16:42   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
[quote="Peter Burgess"]Supermarket shopping with Fighters.
Baby-sitting with Fighters.
Washing the car with Fighters.
Vacuuming the house with Fighters.
Weeding the garden with Fig
Topic: Smallcleugh vandalism
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 24/11/2020 17:55:54   Subject: Smallcleugh vandalism
I cleaned a lot of it off.
The supermarket bitter lemon I carry sprayed all over the letting on the limestone and then wire brushed seems to work.
Just wonder what that stuff does to my guts
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2020 17:15:30   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
Sense
:thumbsup:
Topic: Smallcleugh vandalism
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 24/11/2020 17:10:05   Subject: Smallcleugh vandalism
[quote="ColinA"]Spray paint idiots have been at it again anyone know who might have done this ?
https://www.facebook.com/groups/545841035551330/permalink/2042771309191621/[/quote]

Cant
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2020 16:27:51   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
Peter, you may be confused with "How not to go caving", not quite the same. But yours is a good idea anyway. The parody video needs to be 'targeted' if you all get the drift.

Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2020 16:15:33   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
Yes, that's it.

We generate feedback for the parody video, and encourage more, and then give even more positive comment on that one.
Use the system against itself.
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2020 12:51:41   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
Very well put.

I have been thinking on the Law of Unforeseen Consequences and am wondering if it will eventually all go bottom up for EWF and their likes.

"Johnny English" occurs
Topic: Croesor Rhosydd through trip
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 24/11/2020 08:57:27   Subject: Croesor Rhosydd through trip
OT can be forgivable, I hope.

I need to make the point, to avoid misunderstanding, that Cwffty 25 fathom is in two separate sections, I doubt that they ever connected. This is why I often r
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/11/2020 12:38:28   Subject: 28DL loves Roy
Hi people, dont want to be an interfering pest but can 28 discussions go to 28DL. Please.
:flowers:

Although, yes it was me who started this thread.
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/11/2020 18:48:19   Subject: 28DL loves Roy
Changed the thread title.
:flowers::lol:
Topic: Intersection of shaft in adit 1974 (photo)
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 20/11/2020 12:19:40   Subject: Intersection of shaft in adit 1974 (photo)
Apologies for reopening an old thread, but I am attempting to gather and collate into a paper all of the available information on the Polberro adit system.

I have reopened this thread as it
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2020 19:19:40   Subject: 28DL dont like Roy
[quote="Wormster"]I take it you are using your "Normal" username and avatar?

My username is the same, but my avatar is slightly different.

I've been a member for moons now (as I'
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2020 15:54:13   Subject: 28DL dont like Roy
I think we need a united front against some of the stuff that's going on at the moment which is likely to result in more access being lost
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2020 12:06:17   Subject: 28DL dont like Roy
I have just replied to a welcome on 28.
We have to remember that as far as our interest goes our real enemies at this time are the YouTube cowboys and paint daubers. As such we have common ground
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2020 11:38:51   Subject: 28DL dont like Roy
Well someone actually called me "The Chuck Norris of mine exploration"

Mmm, this sits better with me.
Topic: Boxed Off
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2020 09:35:21   Subject: Boxed Off
I fancy that what we will be seeing will be the usual tug of war between the owners and the angle grinders. I doubt that tons of concrete would be feasible because of the bats.

If any more
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2020 09:31:14   Subject: 28DL dont like Roy
I have just visited the site and have a "welcome" banner heading.

The military stuff is very interesting and the members appear to a have a genuine respect for these places. I am aware of t
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/11/2020 20:18:02   Subject: 28DL dont like Roy
[quote="John Lawson"]
It goes without saying that this group is no longer in existence!
[/quote]

Ikedaya Incident?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ikedaya_incident
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Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/11/2020 16:02:44   Subject: 28DL dont like Roy
Thanks.
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/11/2020 14:29:51   Subject: 28DL dont like Roy
Well, they have never given me any problems and therefore I have nothing against them. And they do show a more responsible attitude than the YouTube clickbaiters, thats my take on it.

I jus
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/11/2020 14:21:08   Subject: 28DL dont like Roy
Yes, been told I am a spammer, without even posting anything.

I have been called some things, but this takes the biscuit.

Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/11/2020 12:56:03   Subject: 28DL loves Roy
I tried to register on 28DL and have been banned without even making a posting!
Obvious who I am from my email, roy@royfellows

Says a lot
:lol:
Topic: cwmystwyth
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/11/2020 23:14:16   Subject: cwmystwyth
PM sent
Topic: Melynllyn Slate Mine (mine)
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/11/2020 13:07:55   Subject: Melynllyn Slate Mine (mine)
Hi Steve, any details. I cant seem to find in on the database.

EDIT
Yes just found it, sorry.
Topic: Photo copyright request for my blog
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 14/11/2020 18:05:58   Subject: Photo copyright request for my blog
Yes and still on our front page, but you need to scroll down to see it.
You will get the hang of the site after a bit.
Topic: Photo copyright request for my blog
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 14/11/2020 17:50:05   Subject: Photo copyright request for my blog
Yes its ICLOC, just click on his username and you will get down the page an option to send him a personal mail. He will get an email copy so will be aware even if not using the site..
Topic: Nenthead Mines Ownership
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 12/11/2020 17:10:10   Subject: Nenthead Mines Ownership
I have just renewed my membership on line using the society website. Its very good and a pleasure to use. Recommended.
Topic: Ventilation in mines and caves
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/11/2020 13:56:42   Subject: Ventilation in mines and caves
Thanks John, I did not have this and have saved it to disk.

I have had to go out and fetch shopping but now back. Findall is alternative name for "Perseverance" which is here on the website
Topic: Ventilation in mines and caves
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/11/2020 09:09:11   Subject: Ventilation in mines and caves
I wish there was someone on here from Royal Forest of Dean. There is a mine there with a chimney built over a shaft where underground fires were used for ventilation.

Only visited the mine
Topic: Nenthead Mines Ownership
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 11/11/2020 17:13:16   Subject: Nenthead Mines Ownership
Good news!
:thumbsup:
Topic: Vent shaft stacks
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/11/2020 12:49:52   Subject: Vent shaft stacks
[quote="Peter Burgess"] Let's preserve Aditnow as a rare jewel of friendly uncontroversial social media.
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Topic: Ventilation in mines and caves
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/11/2020 16:53:45   Subject: Ventilation in mines and caves
[quote="Down and beyond"][quote="royfellows"][quote="legendrider"]We recently dug through a collapse in a local Lead Mine. One of the trial drifts into the Great Limestone had the remains of an exten
Topic: Cannock coalfield project
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 10/11/2020 16:47:17   Subject: Cannock coalfield project
I have just updated the entry for Fishley Colliery due to eventually getting around to exploring the No 3 site, a short walk from my home. Now that vegetation, especially the cursed nettles has died d
Topic: Ventilation in mines and caves
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/11/2020 16:15:51   Subject: Ventilation in mines and caves
[quote="legendrider"]We recently dug through a collapse in a local Lead Mine. One of the trial drifts into the Great Limestone had the remains of an extensive vent duct made from small sticks and the
Topic: Ventilation in mines and caves
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/11/2020 09:40:31   Subject: Ventilation in mines and caves
Also, Reports of the Inspectors of Mines, 1873, 1874, and 1896.
Topic: Ventilation in mines and caves
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/11/2020 09:37:27   Subject: Ventilation in mines and caves
Caves, mines and mines, this shows differences in what can be expected. Caves are natural cavities that usually occur in limestone regions. You wont get gas unless industrial waste has somehow been du
Topic: Jim Rieuwerts
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 05/11/2020 19:48:19   Subject: Jim Rieuwerts
I first met him up at Rotherhope Fell, probably late 1980s, he put up with my endless chatter quite well.

Very sad loss.
Topic: Lithium Mining in Cornwall
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/10/2020 17:18:32   Subject: Lithium Mining in Cornwall
Thread cleaned up :thumbup:
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 29/10/2020 10:34:00   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Re the X12.
I think its impossible to improve this lamp, but I am looking at the battery side. A sealed rechargeable version would be good, but any design like that needs an isolator switch.
Topic: Mining Journal
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/10/2020 20:00:02   Subject: Mining Journal
I believe that Birmingham Library have a set, and probably other libraries. The late George Halls were sold when he died.
I have up to 1848 only digialised.

I have took a quick look a
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 28/10/2020 16:40:32   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
The 5 or 6 seconds is a 'window' from when the red light starts flashing, the time before this happens will vary on lamp temperature to start. A cool lamp even with everything on takes several minutes
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 28/10/2020 15:45:52   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Scorpion X16, well here it is!

The scorpion X16 is a 16 volt, high performance, high efficiency, sealed rechargeable caving and mining caplamp. And is the latest in the long line of Fellows
Topic: Hanging Flat - any history?
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 27/10/2020 15:48:00   Subject: Hanging Flat - any history?
I will probably climb up and have a damn good mooch this weekend, if its not chucking down or more lockdowns.
Topic: Hanging Flat - any history?
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 27/10/2020 13:30:56   Subject: Hanging Flat - any history?
Paul, the document makes interesting reading. Really aught to be uploaded to the mine, unless copyright or other issues?

There is a lot more to the place than meets the casual eye.

Topic: Hanging Flat - any history?
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 27/10/2020 08:19:33   Subject: Hanging Flat - any history?
Big Thanks

I have Caves of the Peak District, but no Hanging Flat, its 1991 edition! How time flies!

Was the mine originally a lead working?

I think it would be very g
Topic: The Liskeard Mining Area in 1863 Interactive Map
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 26/10/2020 19:13:25   Subject: The Liskeard Mining Area in 1863 Interactive Map
I have this and the Tamar one, you can just copy them over onto disk and run them by clicking on them. I suspect installation is just a copy process with no Windows registry entries.

I cann
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 26/10/2020 19:10:01   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
[quote="Down and beyond"]I must say the best light I have found on the open market so far is certainly the scorpion x12 Worth it’s weight all day long :thumbsup:[/quote]

A kind remark, it i
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 26/10/2020 18:57:21   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
I buy very little from China nowadays, my main supplier is Premier Farnell followed by RS Components.

From China I get my LEDs from Fasttech, also GoPro components, reflectors and heatsink
Topic: The Liskeard Mining Area in 1863 Interactive Map
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 26/10/2020 14:39:38   Subject: The Liskeard Mining Area in 1863 Interactive Map
Is it being sold?
Topic: Hanging Flat - any history?
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 26/10/2020 13:40:24   Subject: Hanging Flat - any history?
It adds up, cheers.
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