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Topic: Anyone want a powerful incandecent lamp
Wormster

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 16/11/2010 21:44:36   Subject: Anyone want a powerful incandecent lamp
Goodness gracious me, that'd need a lampbracket and a half, plus a large powerpack/genney to keep it going!!
Topic: Caving oversuits...
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/11/2010 11:18:18   Subject: Caving oversuits...
[quote="rikj"]Is there any oversuit that has more than ONE pocket?

They all seemed to be aimed at cavers carrying a small bottle of water and a Mars bar.


[/quote]

Topic: Caving oversuits...
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/11/2010 18:44:19   Subject: Caving oversuits...
Course you can bung a warmbac in the washer, I do on a regular basis, I set mine on the rince and spin cycle, works a treat. Especially if you spin twice before hanging it up to dry.

(The m
Topic: Miners hard knee pads
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 09/11/2010 18:19:13   Subject: Miners hard knee pads
Kermit's neoprean, velcro adjustable knee pads are the dogs dangalies. :thumbup:
I did have a pair of beaver ones but the buckle broke on one and the other destroyed itself on a trip through Pri
Topic: Woman admitted as Freeminer
Wormster

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 20/10/2010 16:06:47   Subject: Woman admitted as Freeminer
[quote="Phil Ford"]Well done by her, the more miners that are working the better be it men or women. I have only come accross one woman working underground, she was a geologist at the Dinorwic project
Topic: New Member
Wormster

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 05/10/2010 00:23:31   Subject: New Member
AH! from Mendip
Topic: Calendar 2011 - I want one!
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/09/2010 19:08:35   Subject: Calendar 2011 - I want one!
Simon,

I'll have the anual brace please!
Topic: Rescue
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/09/2010 08:19:38   Subject: Rescue
Already a member of the M.R.O.

good luck with finding folk though!!
Topic: Best innovations for the mine explorer...
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/09/2010 22:57:27   Subject: Best innovations for the mine explorer...
bait box and thermos!
Topic: Working Mines
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/09/2010 15:57:18   Subject: Working Mines
BOULBY - deepest mine in the UK still producing a gazillion tons of rocksalt and potash!!
Topic: Bricks
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/06/2010 15:14:28   Subject: Bricks
In the swansea valley below penwllyt there used to be a whole load of "Dinas" silica firebricks.
Topic: Royal Observer Corps Bunkers
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/03/2010 12:19:39   Subject: Royal Observer Corps Bunkers
Look, I'm all for exploring ROC posts and the like, its just that its been done into the grave. Many of the 28dl mob are good explorers (wot like we are), I just get fed up with the muppets who spoil
Topic: Royal Observer Corps Bunkers
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/03/2010 23:48:07   Subject: Royal Observer Corps Bunkers
YAWN..............28dayslater mob! - too many of the damm things littering the place.
Topic: Gas sensors
Wormster

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 07/03/2010 17:32:59   Subject: Gas sensors
[quote="christwigg"]This is probably worth a punt for someone with a bit of electronics savvy.

[url]http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/CROWCON-TRIPLE-PLUS-GAS-MONITOR-SPARES-REPAIRS_W0QQitemZ23044335351
Topic: Mining Engineering Jobs
Wormster

Forum: Europe   Posted: 06/03/2010 00:53:59   Subject: Mining Engineering Jobs
I would not have commented, but I tried the links and they were duff "404 not found" because I am looking for a job and would have gone for it had the above not been so!
Topic: Slings
Wormster

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 03/03/2010 23:51:20   Subject: Slings
Many slings make rigging work, I have a couple of long ones a few short ones and linked together they are reliable!! (along with ALL my other rigging kit!) :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Topic: Amazing Bridge Photos for Article
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/02/2010 14:40:23   Subject: Amazing Bridge Photos for Article
Karl,

something like this you mean??

[photo]Croesor-Rhosydd-Through-Trip-27-10-2006-Image-007[/photo]

you'd have to ask Vanoord about publishing because it his picture
Topic: PS3 vs. XBox 360 Comparison
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/02/2010 16:27:20   Subject: PS3 vs. XBox 360 Comparison
ashtonfarell,

Are you sure you've got the right forum??

I have NO interest in these things that you're asking about, and its the same on your thread about web browsers!!

Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/01/2010 15:20:35   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
No word of a lie:

I used to work in the Oxford exam schools many years ago collating results, on an "O" level Biology paper:

Q: Define one of the identifying characteristics of a
Topic: Croesor & other mines on S4C (viewable online)
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/01/2010 18:30:19   Subject: Croesor & other mines on S4C (viewable online)
OFD, DYO, CRTT and Dinas, not a bad haul there.
a good mix of mines and c***s.
Mind you I lost cont of the times he said it was dangerous.
Topic: Query from down under!
Wormster

Forum: Australasia   Posted: 21/12/2009 12:41:31   Subject: Query from down under!
Could be from S Wales??

Virtualy any mining community!
Topic: Under-suits
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/12/2009 11:57:41   Subject: Under-suits
Furry + shortie 5mm wetsuit + knee length wetsocks = toasty warm mine explorer :smartass:
Topic: A theoretical mining tour of Britain... where would you go??
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/12/2009 13:45:11   Subject: A theoretical mining tour of Britain... where would you go??
Working mines just HAVE to include Boulby!!

Bronze Age to 18th centuary has to be Parrys Mountain.

Slate any of teh Welsh lot.

Coal - F.o.D. and S. Wales.

T
Topic: Falling rocks
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/12/2009 17:50:17   Subject: Falling rocks
Ammo thrown by T***S, yeah its happened! GERRRRR :curse: :curse: :curse: :curse: :curse: :curse: :curse:
Topic: What kit selection to buy for a beginner?
Wormster

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 04/12/2009 12:07:04   Subject: What kit selection to buy for a beginner?
Read this:

http://www.aditnow.co.uk/static/about-mine-exploration.aspx

And this:

http://www.darkplaces.co.uk/Wikka/Shop

basicaly you need teh basics: hat, l
Topic: Who's using what descender / ascender
Wormster

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 02/12/2009 16:24:42   Subject: Who's using what descender / ascender
Stop, stich plate and that cavers knot, whatever its called. simples
Topic: 2010 Mine Exploration Calendar - Last Few!
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/11/2009 00:53:53   Subject: 2010 Calendar - Now Available!
Chuffed I am on teh top of teh hill!
Topic: Strange hieroglyphics
Wormster

Forum: North America   Posted: 26/11/2009 00:11:05   Subject: Strange hieroglyphics
AHHH!

vultures then?

:lol:
Topic: Strange hieroglyphics
Wormster

Forum: North America   Posted: 25/11/2009 23:26:33   Subject: Strange hieroglyphics
Coal Mine??

could make sense.
Topic: Petzl product safety alert
Wormster

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 25/11/2009 23:24:57   Subject: Petzl product safety alert
[quote="neils"]i think a whole website could be devoted to the descender issue! :flowers: [/quote]

Done to death: YAWN :oops:
Topic: Wellies!
Wormster

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 25/11/2009 12:19:29   Subject: Wellies!
Dickies steel toecap wellies 'n wetsocks are teh go! :thumbsup:
Topic: 2010 Mine Exploration Calendar - Last Few!
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/11/2009 19:10:27   Subject: 2010 Calendar - Now Available!
Just ordered my 2 today. Whoop Whoop!!
Topic: Tool handles
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 28/10/2009 12:08:52   Subject: Tool handles
Open air museum at St Faggans??
Topic: Rope lengths
Wormster

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 19/10/2009 16:09:22   Subject: Rope lengths
Before BB08 I got a 100m reel of 10.5m rope, I decided that 1 100m length was impractical, so, it got teh chop into 2 bits marked 45m - (allowing for shrinkage over time), does me for all of my mines
Topic: For sale Headlamp
Wormster

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 13/10/2009 23:21:14   Subject: For sale Headlamp
[quote="Peter Burgess"]

Novel carbide lamps? Look no further. [url]http://www.wcms.org.uk/pages/u2nl1986_2.shtml#novel_carbide_summer1986[/url] Don't forget to click on the image for constr
Topic: For sale Headlamp
Wormster

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 13/10/2009 10:48:14   Subject: For sale Headlamp
Like Colonel Mustard I've also been developing a new lighting system:

[b]The Acetylene lamp LED[/b]

Finally the advantages of LEDs (autonomy, simplicity of implementation and rel
Topic: For sale Headlamp
Wormster

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 07/10/2009 23:19:36   Subject: For sale Headlamp
[quote="farreste"]Anyone for a touch of 'Big fish, little fish, cardboard box....'?[/quote]

NO!! - its "BIG pitch, Little pitch, Coffin level....."

if yer gunna do teh mine explo
Topic: candle light trip
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/10/2009 23:16:56   Subject: candle light trip
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]walking along a passageway with the candle cradled in his hand (ouch!).[/quote]

AYE!! lost count of the number of times I have done this with t'owd man going up the nu
Topic: For sale Headlamp
Wormster

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 06/10/2009 13:21:49   Subject: For sale Headlamp
:ban: TROLL

[tweak]Woah, you'll wear the smilie out![/tweak]
Topic: Asbeostos Mine
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/09/2009 14:01:10   Subject: Asbeostos Mine
Oh aye, i remember going there years ago looking for that bloody trial pit, wandered around all day and din't get a sniff!! lost a thermos as well
Topic: Hidden Earth - Mining Photo competition
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/09/2009 00:07:49   Subject: Hidden Earth - Mining Photo competition
[quote="rhychydwr1"]Did not win a thing. I was chafted ;( [/quote]

My bookends won judges second prize!!!

teh artist is standing over me watching meh post!!!!

oppps
Topic: Chinese Lanterns - Underground UFOs
Wormster

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 18/09/2009 13:53:16   Subject: Chinese Lanterns - Underground UFOs
wow that looks kinda fun!! well done that lama
Topic: Fenix problem
Wormster

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 18/09/2009 08:15:19   Subject: Fenix problem
Cheers Ben - hadn't thought of that one - I'll Give it a burl later.
Topic: Fenix problem
Wormster

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 17/09/2009 21:47:32   Subject: Fenix problem
:curse: tried that already djib, tha's why I'm askin lad!
Topic: Fenix problem
Wormster

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 17/09/2009 09:12:18   Subject: Fenix problem
Righto,

I have a fenix P3D running a Q5 emitter its powerd by a pair of 3v 600mah rechargable lion cells.

Now when its running on normal high setting (Lightpainting, aven spottin
Topic: Headline photo
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/09/2009 16:41:32   Subject: Headline photo
Graham,

I'm in teh same boat as you - water running down stuff will cause it to rust, given that teh atmosphere is quite damp and at a constant temprature.
Topic: Mine near Aber
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/09/2009 13:12:26   Subject: Mine near Aber
Calm down - Nah - JUST get a couple of hard hats!! one of these days they're gunna have a nasty bonk on teh bonce!!
Topic: Caving oversuits...
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/09/2009 23:53:13   Subject: Caving oversuits...
[quote="jagman"] ::) Problem? I walk through the door, wipe my wellies on the hall carpet,waltz into the kitchen, chuck my clothes in a pile by the washing machine and get in the shower.
No fus
Topic: Singing River mine access
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 08/09/2009 16:39:44   Subject: Singing River mine access
Red_Shift, PM sent
Topic: Warmbac caving lamp - Viper
Wormster

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 02/09/2009 23:14:22   Subject: Warmbac caving lamp - rumours
wow, just watched that, not only good footage, I hope my eldest becomes as good as that lad - he's a game one! :thumbsup:
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