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Topic: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 05/04/2018 17:13:22   Subject: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
Thanks for this.

Our interest is only in the public tarmac road up to the point where the PROW leaves it on the left, a noticeably flat area opposite a track on the right with one of his "N
Topic: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 05/04/2018 16:30:53   Subject: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
No there is a definite time scale, this is from the DEFRA guide, its on my NAL website for download.

21. Within one month of the date on which you serve Form 1, the local highway
autho
Topic: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 05/04/2018 15:19:21   Subject: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
To interested parties

Please be advised that I Roy A Fellows acting as a private individual have served on Rhondda Cynon Taf as the highway authority responsible, two separate notices under
Topic: KDLitker pocket supertorch
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 05/04/2018 13:19:41   Subject: KDLitker pocket supertorch
This is a detailed review of a new pocket size torch from Kaidomain which has the appearance of being one of the most powerful small pocket torches available yet. Most of us have a collection of torch
Topic: NAMHO CONFERENCE 2018 BOOKING!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/04/2018 21:48:11   Subject: NAMHO CONFERENCE 2018 BOOKING!
and more

PayPal is now available, but too late for the early bird discount. It does give you the offer ends date, but in American date format, took a while for me to work this out.

Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/03/2018 11:18:08   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
[quote="JonK"]Roy

I always thought that you had a missed a career in the media. Admittedly radio rather than TV . . .

Cheers

Jon[/quote]

The trick for me
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/03/2018 20:28:13   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
I wasn't too bothered about money this time, I saw it as a window of opportunity, but they have offered, dont know how much though.
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/03/2018 15:27:26   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
One of the professional leaders in charge of H and S said I was the Chuck Norris of mining.
Really, I am just Roy.
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/03/2018 12:20:20   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
Its a company "Lazerbeam Productions". They were very nice people especially Kate Owen who runs it.
I was told that I am very good and will be in great demand, we shall see.

No idea wh
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/03/2018 10:03:21   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
As announced elsewhere all underground works in Lefel Fawr are now completed.

Yesterday I was in there all day with a TV crew filming an episode for a forthcoming series "Hidden Wales". It
Topic: Site description
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 27/03/2018 10:00:16   Subject: Site description
Then write out your description in this thread and someone will probably be so kind as to put it where it needs to go.
Be sure to name the mine.
;D
Topic: NAMHO CONFERENCE 2018 BOOKING!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/03/2018 16:37:47   Subject: NAMHO CONFERENCE 2018 BOOKING!
As organiser of next years conference and field meet I feel awkward being critical but:

Nowhere do I see any indication of prices, cover charge, camping or anything. Suppose I find out when
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 26/03/2018 16:01:08   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Scorpion X_12 snap on diffuser.

[link]114763[linkphoto]114763[/linkphoto][/link]

Of course the X_8 with its independent floodlights will not need this.
Topic: Site description
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 26/03/2018 15:04:52   Subject: Site description
As no one else has taken this up I will.

You could write out your description and PM or email it to the Regional Editor for the area. There really should be a list, but I could do Wales wit
Topic: Mine walk and underground photography near Porthmadog
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 25/03/2018 21:02:15   Subject: Mine walk and underground photography near Porthmadog
Pantywrach upper adit just above the road, and further down and better still Bwlch y Plyn Deep adit

https://www.aditnow.co.uk/Mines/Pantywrach-Copper-Mine_2992/

https://www.aditn
Topic: Wonky torch seeks new home
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 20/03/2018 13:13:36   Subject: Wonky torch seeks new home
The other side of the coin.

I deal with these people a lot and they have possibly best range of components on the web. If Fasttech dont have it, KD will.

Anyway, just took delive
Topic: Snow in Cornwall !
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/03/2018 18:56:54   Subject: Snow in Cornwall !
An igloo?
:lol:
Topic: Wonky torch seeks new home
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 19/03/2018 15:21:44   Subject: Wonky torch seeks new home
[quote="sinker"][quote="royfellows"]There was a brand of Li Ion battery called "LetterFire", no wonder Royal Mail wont ship them.
:lol:[/quote]

Haha nice one, made my day that!
Topic: Wonky torch seeks new home
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 19/03/2018 12:28:49   Subject: Wonky torch seeks new home
There was a brand of Li Ion battery called "LetterFire", no wonder Royal Mail wont ship them.
:lol:
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 18/03/2018 16:54:28   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
First Scorpion sold, the X12.

Below is the complete kit including cycle and tripod mounts etc

[link]114657[linkphoto]114657[/linkphoto][/link]

the GoPro helmet bracket
Topic: Pentium 75mhz, vga mono compatible please
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 18/03/2018 16:46:06   Subject: Pentium 75mhz, vga mono compatible please
[quote="RAMPAGE"]
I guess, as a web developer, you just have a big red "do whatever the end user wants" button? And you just press it and everything just works?[/quote]

and as a softwa
Topic: Wonky torch seeks new home
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 18/03/2018 13:52:12   Subject: Wonky torch seeks new home
The make carries some bizarre connotations
:lol:
Topic: Hello and where is my post?
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 14/03/2018 12:19:34   Subject: Hello and where is my post?
Yes, type it out in Word and paste it in
Topic: Hello and where is my post?
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 14/03/2018 10:23:17   Subject: Hello and where is my post?
Hi Anna

I think you maybe did something wrong or maybe a server glitch. If it does that use the back button to try again.

Welcome to aditnow anyway.

regards

Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 12/03/2018 14:19:35   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Its not cold that damages the battery cells, its attempting to charge or use them is sub zero.

As far as your cells go, its more likely the Chinese cells that I was having to use at the tim
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 12/03/2018 12:15:29   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
I tested the torch at Cwmystwyth over the weekend both surface and underground.
Underground, I tried it in the big stope off the first ladder and across the plank. By way, direct access to the ma
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 09/03/2018 22:09:11   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Just send the MS lamp only in.
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 09/03/2018 20:14:13   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
I have just overhauled Ttxela's Magnum Star which was an 8V. Sold 6 years ago the Li Ion power bank was past its landfill date and it had the old Mk1 XML T6's. I made up a new battery and fitted 4 new
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 09/03/2018 17:30:48   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Scorpions are on sale

The 12 volt power bank for the Scorpion X_12 is of black plastic, holds 3 X 18650 3500 mAh cells, fully potted, and weighs 280 grams.

I have dropped the div
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 08/03/2018 21:02:58   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
The Imolent comes across as quality.
Its still growing on me, will try out underground this weekend.
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 08/03/2018 16:24:34   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
Chinese copies of a Chinese torch?
:lol:
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 08/03/2018 13:30:47   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
Good old Dave
:thumbsup:

I smell falling prices.
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 08/03/2018 12:00:56   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
What was it I said in my original posting:
"The usual HK sellers are selling them for over $300 US, but I hit an eBay seller offering some for £205 GBP, just for the fun of it, I bought one."
Topic: Nenthead and the Snow
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 07/03/2018 16:19:12   Subject: Nenthead and the Snow
Peter, I did a reasonable copy of the Dinas abandonment plan on an ordinary A4 scanner. I scans it in sections and joined them together in Photoshop. Turned out a lot better than expected.

Topic: Nenthead and the Snow
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 06/03/2018 16:32:26   Subject: Nenthead and the Snow
John Lawson will give chapter and verse on John Dodd.
Be nice to wait for him to come in on it. He once wrote me quite a lengthy and informative letter on it.

I still have all of the s
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 05/03/2018 22:32:10   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
Yes but yours is still the brightest caplamp, you wouldn't want to wear this thing on your head.
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 05/03/2018 18:29:27   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
I have just been outside and tried the thing, although not yet properly dark. Its totally incredible. I still dont know what use it is, but I am chuffed to death with it.

Thinking about it,
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 05/03/2018 17:01:17   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
Missed the obvious
"Allow me to enlighten you"
:lol:
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 05/03/2018 15:26:25   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
[quote="sinker"][quote="royfellows"]

I think I prefer my karate and aikido.
:lol:

[/quote]

Faster than the speed of light?? ;)[/quote]

There is a punc
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 05/03/2018 13:52:34   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
It would do it well enough on full power anyway. I think I prefer my karate and aikido.
:lol:
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 05/03/2018 13:45:32   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
Hi Margot, I will be trying it underground and reporting back. I dont pretend to be an ace underground photographer but I always find light distribution more important than a single source in open spa
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 05/03/2018 11:22:38   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
By accident I hit a thread somewhere on the Imolent DX80, which with a claimed maximum output of 32,000 lumens makes it the worlds brightest torch. Being used to some of the stuff from China I was som
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 19/02/2018 14:37:57   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
I have just completed and tested the first X_8 as I chose to call it. basically the innards of the Lynx X2000 moved into the Scorpion. A higher price but better lamp having increased water resistance
Topic: Deep sea mining
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/02/2018 10:35:44   Subject: Deep sea mining
Worth a look.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-sh/deep_sea_mining
Topic: Earthquake?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/02/2018 10:15:41   Subject: Earthquake?
[quote="davidat19"]I live close to Cwmstwyth but didn't notice anything. Underground could be different though.[/quote]

I was underground in Lefel Fawr from 12.00 until 18.00 and heard what
Topic: Lliwedd Copper Mine
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/02/2018 18:11:27   Subject: Lliwedd Copper Mine
I got across years ago but cannot remember anything interesting so probably leads to a collapse.
Is there a truck just inside?
Topic: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/02/2018 17:04:33   Subject: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
Backdoor?

:lol::lol::lol:

Sorry John, I could not help that one.
Topic: Picking Brains please
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 06/02/2018 21:02:13   Subject: Picking Brains please
Looks interesting.
Water looks clean so I dont see any pollution issues.

Now I know a professional geologist who would be interested in looking in there when it is opened up. Even if i
Topic: Picking Brains please
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 06/02/2018 17:04:42   Subject: Picking Brains please
JCB?

Worth it for the landowner who would end up with an interesting feature it the entrance was completely cleared.

However, if there is ochre it would need to be contained with
Topic: Upper Silica Mine: Pumps in situ?
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 03/02/2018 11:08:20   Subject: Upper Silica Mine: Pumps in situ?
This is for divers who have used the mine. I am actually prompted on this by Paul's amazing photograph.

The abandonment plans show several pumps at different stages down the incline. I am w
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