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Topic: 28DL loves Roy
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/11/2020 13:53:06   Subject: 28DL dont like Roy
:ohmygod::lol::guns:
Topic: Mystery tool
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/09/2020 10:09:48   Subject: Mystery tool
Old plumbers wrench.
Topic: Welsh Gold?
Llion

Forum: Australasia   Posted: 24/08/2020 22:12:03   Subject: Welsh Gold?
[quote="euros"]https://www.bbc.co.uk/reel/video/p08nwwh4/the-abandoned-welsh-town-in-the-middle-of-australia[/quote]

Enjoyed that. Thanks ;D
Topic: Croesor Slate Mine (mine)
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/08/2020 16:33:21   Subject: Croesor Slate Mine (mine)
[quote="alex17595"]I can't help you with the trip but there was a big chunk of roof just about holding on, on the incline.[/quote]

That is one BIG chunk held up by what looks like nothing
Topic: Cwmorthin Vandalism
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/05/2020 06:37:24   Subject: Cwmorthin Vandalism

I can tell you that 99% of Blaenau people are against what has been done here, shame on the person that did it..and the ones that condone it :curse::curse:
Topic: Test Your Knowledge Guys
Llion

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 10/04/2020 08:45:57   Subject: Test Your Knowledge Guys
[quote="Paul Marvin"]Press the pause button there are clues to be seen ::)[/quote]

I need a pause button for the kids so I can look properly at the video...:lol::lol::lol::lol:
Topic: Test Your Knowledge Guys
Llion

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 10/04/2020 08:39:08   Subject: Test Your Knowledge Guys
[quote="sinker"][quote="Llion"]

…..I need to get out more...

[/quote]

When all this CV19 clears up yes we all need to have a catch up :thumbsup:


We co
Topic: Test Your Knowledge Guys
Llion

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 09/04/2020 10:54:13   Subject: Test Your Knowledge Guys

5 :-[ I need to get out more...
Topic: Period photo of the Rhiwbach quarry village (photo)
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/03/2020 09:21:09   Subject: Period photo of the Rhiwbach quarry village (photo)

:thumbsup: :thumbup: Great picture that first one, don't think I've seen it before ;D
Topic: Places to stay and eat at, near mines, that you would hate to lose in the current apocalypse.
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/03/2020 21:43:23   Subject: Recommended places to stay and eat?
[quote="sinker"][quote="50shadesofgreen"]Hi. Having been both to Wales and abroad in last few weeks it was saddening to see some treasured pubs, guesthouses and other businesses struggling. I wonder i
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 20th February.
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/02/2020 09:39:53   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 20th February.
[quote="sinker"][quote="Llion"]

I'm in Llan tomorrow for a few days but wont get there till 8:30 :thumbdown::thumbdown:

[/quote]

I'll come back down and pick you up a
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 20th February.
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/02/2020 22:17:02   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 20th February.

I'm in Llan tomorrow for a few days but wont get there till 8:30 :thumbdown::thumbdown: on the plus side, I won't have to go down the very spooky haunted adit again ;D;D:lol:
Topic: Croesor
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/01/2020 13:44:01   Subject: Croesor

The sign only went up at Christmas so 3 bags is ok for three weeks..hopefully it will stop new rubbish accumulating ;) and if we all take a bit out when we go through it might just be enough to
Topic: Croesor
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/01/2020 11:14:51   Subject: Croesor
[quote="ChrisBones69"]I meant “your chamber of horrors’” because it’s only the people who do the Croesor to Rhosydd through trip that call it COH, and are the ones likely to leave srt & dingy rubbish.
Topic: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/01/2020 12:02:42   Subject: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...

Great video ;D So there is track down the incline. Nice to see the double track down there. Timbers at the end, holding something up or a blast shelter ?
Topic: Croesor
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/01/2020 09:04:40   Subject: Croesor

:lol::lol: didn't realise you meant locking up the kayak :-[
Topic: Croesor
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/01/2020 08:41:49   Subject: Croesor

Bad idea..unless you own the place..
Topic: Thursday Nighters, Thursday 2nd January 2020.
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/12/2019 08:24:58   Subject: Thursday Nighters, Thursday 2nd January 2020.

You have cacan?? Hmm... ;D
Topic: Cwmorthin chamber 8 East
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/09/2019 09:20:50   Subject: Cwmorthin chamber 8 East
The hole in the roof goes in @50 yards to a branch, left goes @50 yds and right goes @100, or vice versa, and both are dead ends :thumbdown:
Topic: Pant-yr-Afon (Llechwedd) power station tours
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/07/2019 08:42:48   Subject: Pant-yr-Afon (Llechwedd) power station tours
Only 1 space left for Sunday :(
Had a tour of the inside about 15 yrs ago, it's a bigger version of what we used to see up in Mf before the scroats got in, nice big slate slabs covered in switc
Topic: Sad news
Llion

Forum: North West England   Posted: 14/05/2019 18:16:57   Subject: Sad news

Sad news :( met up with Kate before doing the copper mines and had a good chat with Ian at the museum.

Rest in Peace Kate.

Condolences to Ian.
Topic: Derelict land as wildlife refuges
Llion

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 25/04/2019 15:11:17   Subject: Derelict land as wildlife refuges
[quote="sinker"][quote="ttxela"]Similar to the rare stuff that grows on lead contaminated tips in the Peak. Funny how what might be regarded as pollution turns out to provide rare habitats for differe
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/04/2019 08:36:37   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke

Be ti'n galw Jac Codi Baw cyfeillgar ?

Jac Codi Llaw

;D
Topic: Maenofferen
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/04/2019 13:22:01   Subject: Maenofferen
[quote="euros"]I don't mean to imply that the area is a heap. It's just that in welsh you would refer to a pile of stones as tomen .
I also hope they don't use Llechryd.
Llechryd means ford
Topic: Maenofferen
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/04/2019 12:32:27   Subject: Maenofferen
[quote="euros"]Sometimes listed as Maenofferem, but mostly Maenofferen in old newspapers. Fferem is not farm. Fferm is Farm! Offeren as mass is fine , but as mass of stones, not ecclesiastic.
A
Topic: Maenofferen
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/04/2019 06:56:00   Subject: Maenofferen
[quote="jaiyls"]slate mountain! everything in English website n all no Cymraeg :guns: bit of a stink about it on local radio, apparently it will be in welsh "eventually" nice AFTERTHOUGHT cheeky _unts
Topic: G Pump Turbine and belt sheaves (photo)
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/04/2019 08:32:23   Subject: G Pump Turbine and belt sheaves (photo)
[quote="Pete Monkhouse"]Is there still enough to see to make it worthwhile crawling in the water under the gate where it all comes out?[/quote]

If you plan a trip Pete let me know, would li
Topic: G Pump Turbine and belt sheaves (photo)
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/04/2019 08:28:54   Subject: G Pump Turbine and belt sheaves (photo)
Thanks Grahami, that's the big metal block thingy ;D not sure how to get photos off the site onto threads..
There is a nice big collapse not far from the adit, a load of small pipes carry the wa
Topic: G Pump Turbine and belt sheaves (photo)
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 11/04/2019 08:59:10   Subject: G Pump Turbine and belt sheaves (photo)
[quote="SimonRL"][quote="Llion"]
But you can still see the big metal block that holds the pipe coming down to G from DE :thumbsup:;D[/quote]

Where is that Llion? Don't think I've seen
Topic: G Pump Turbine and belt sheaves (photo)
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/04/2019 13:10:33   Subject: G Pump Turbine and belt sheaves (photo)

But you can still see the big metal block that holds the pipe coming down to G from DE :thumbsup:;D
Topic: G Pump Turbine and belt sheaves (photo)
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/04/2019 13:00:32   Subject: G Pump Turbine and belt sheaves (photo)

Yes :(:(:(
Topic: Weardie Beardies - Cornwall's Mining Oddball Meetup
Llion

Forum: South West England   Posted: 07/03/2019 13:51:03   Subject: Weardie Beardies - Cornwall's Mining Oddball Meetup
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]Somehow this seems appropriate.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6A8WjGP9SQE

OK I will get my coat.[/quote]

:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
Topic: Maenofferen
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/02/2019 23:12:32   Subject: Maenofferen

Underground trips start in April ;( :( :blink:
Topic: Caban- Oakeley and Votty magazine
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/01/2019 10:38:38   Subject: Caban- Oakeley and Votty magazine
I know a man who has them all, in binders :)
I also know that he will not let them out of his sight !! So there is no point in asking.
Some of you off here will also know him..he usually gre
Topic: Thursday Nighters 1st of November
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/10/2018 09:30:36   Subject: Thursday Nighters 1st of November
[quote="llay101"]Do you know the way Llion?:lol:[/quote]

I'm hoping someone will be there to show me the way...:smartass::smartass::smartass:

PS Jase... :lol::lol::lol::guns::gu
Topic: Thursday Nighters 1st of November
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/10/2018 07:11:42   Subject: Thursday Nighters 1st of November

:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Mining out in the Nevada desert
Llion

Forum: North America   Posted: 17/10/2018 10:12:20   Subject: Mining out in the Nevada desert

Brilliant work and brilliant pics you two ;D

Enjoy the fun...before you become millionaires :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Quarry for sale....
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/10/2018 19:34:29   Subject: Quarry for sale....

£95,000 for the site...and £10 million quid of classic car parts ;D Bargain.
Topic: Thursday Nighters 4th October
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/10/2018 13:26:59   Subject: Thursday Nighters 4th October
[quote="Willy Eckerslyke"]Sorry about the last minute post. :-[
This week we're having a wander through Cwmorthin with the option of a little SRT thrown in. Could be a late finish! :thumbup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 27th of September
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/09/2018 13:00:16   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 27th of September

It's lovely weather in Ffestiniog at the mo :) nice little walk up for you...but I'm back in Mochdre later so can't join you, again
:( Have fun :thumbsup:
Topic: Members Survey
Llion

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 23/09/2018 09:38:10   Subject: Members Survey

Yes ;D
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 16th of August
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/08/2018 08:10:21   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 16th of August
Grrr only just seen this :( I could have come had I known. :curse:
Oh well, next time :)
Topic: Holme Bank Beneath The Waterline
Llion

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 01/08/2018 12:23:55   Subject: Holme Bank Beneath The Waterline
Cool that. I would love to dive quarries...but..time, age and money won't allow it :lol:
Topic: Thursday nighters - 12th of July
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/07/2018 11:22:40   Subject: Thursday nighters - 12th of July

Though I could make this one...but I thought wrong :( :thumbdown: Have fun, hopefully see you soon....
Topic: Rhosydd - Bad Air
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/07/2018 08:33:48   Subject: Rhosydd - Bad Air

Rotting explorers ? ;(
Topic: Rhosydd Quarry Activity
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/11/2017 12:41:04   Subject: Rhosydd Quarry Activity
[quote="TheBogieman"]Ty Gorsaf (ex Queen's), zero hygiene rated? :o

(Or have they now got their act together again?)[/quote]

New owners taken over...no more mouldy food >:(
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 26th of October
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/10/2017 10:36:34   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 26th of October

Hope to be there... ;D
Topic: I'm back!
Llion

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 22/10/2017 09:12:49   Subject: I'm back!

Hello Tunnel mole :)
I'm one of the two Mochdre residents...only been here 4 yrs though, born n bred in Ffestiniog...and missing it :( ..anyway.
Don't think we've met over the year
Topic: Rhosydd (help)
Llion

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 21/08/2017 16:02:13   Subject: Rhosydd (help)
[quote="RAMPAGE"][quote="Llion"]
Welcome Stu :)
I know Rhosydd very well...and would only charge £500 per head to take you around :)[/quote]

At that rate, I think WS might want a
Topic: Rhosydd (help)
Llion

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 20/08/2017 20:22:08   Subject: New recruits

Welcome Stu :)
I know Rhosydd very well...and would only charge £500 per head to take you around :)
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