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Posts by Wormster

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Topic: Welsh Highland Railway
Wormster

Forum: Mine Tramways and Railways   Posted: 12/03/2009 20:13:02   Subject: one for the ffestinog people
Sounds like there's air getting into the injectors, the loco's motor is "hunting".
Topic: Underground Reflections: an AditNow book
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/03/2009 20:08:22   Subject: Underground Reflections: an AditNow book - BUY NOW!
Thanks Djib, I was going to post on here to find out what was going on, you've saved me a job there!!
Topic: Interesting Snipit
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/03/2009 16:10:26   Subject: Interesting Snipit
Well..................

Extracting the methane and using that sounds like a viable idea. However replacing the Ch4 with Co2 sounds like to me a bit of a nonsense idea.
Topic: Should I just give up mine exploring?!?
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/02/2009 16:13:29   Subject: Should I just give up mine exploring?!?
Worst case secanario:

your cousin invites you to his dockyard to see his "boat" in refit.

we scramble all over the aforesaid "boat" inc 'sherwood forest' and the control room plu
Topic: Should I just give up mine exploring?!?
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/02/2009 15:01:35   Subject: Should I just give up mine exploring?!?
[quote="christwigg"]
It all depends where you're taking the photos from, Terrorism Act 2006 does specifically quote trespassing on a nuclear site as an offence.

[/quote]

Yea
Topic: Should I just give up mine exploring?!?
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/02/2009 00:17:40   Subject: Should I just give up mine exploring?!?
If you are on public ground tell 'em to naff ooff! and if you get hassled by the feds take down its number and ask for a "pink slip"* as to why they have wasted their time and yours!

* sory
Topic: Same Camera - different colour
Wormster

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 09/02/2009 20:39:43   Subject: Same Camera - different colour
Peter,

Are any of your M/E mates smokers?? if so find one who rolls his own and nick a few rizlas off him, bung one over the onboard flash - it'll act as a kind of diffuser giving a softer
Topic: CHALK PITS
Wormster

Forum: South East England   Posted: 05/02/2009 14:29:20   Subject: CHALK PITS
Hey NIKNAK, welcome fiend.
Topic: Boulby June 2009
Wormster

Forum: Events   Posted: 04/02/2009 08:36:13   Subject: Boulby June 2009
Dates depandant wormster + spindlewobbler please
Topic: A little snow-standstill
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/02/2009 22:44:19   Subject: A little snow-standstill
weeell wtf do you expect its the high tec 21st centuary..........SNOW don't 'appen lol..................

ducks behind coal fired rayburn and waits flames........
Topic: Hope Level - Radon gas...
Wormster

Forum: North East England   Posted: 02/02/2009 17:10:10   Subject: Hope Level - Radon gas...
The latest copy of DESCENT magaziene has a lot of info on Radon exposure.
Topic: Casting iron
Wormster

Forum: Rest of World   Posted: 24/01/2009 22:38:07   Subject: Casting iron
[quote="ICLOK"]Wouldn't mind seeing that when you do! Hint Hint ;) [/quote]

coff, coff me too
Topic: Casting iron
Wormster

Forum: Rest of World   Posted: 23/01/2009 23:08:58   Subject: Casting iron
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]The Welsh Slate Museum, Llanberis, have a film called "Craftsmen of Dinorwig" although I don't think they show it now. It goes into great detail about the pattern making, mould m
Topic: Casting iron
Wormster

Forum: Rest of World   Posted: 23/01/2009 12:29:42   Subject: Casting iron
Iclock,

Have you tried taking an impression in a cuttlefish bone? I know that some jwellers (the Great Frog in London) use this method.

Build up a model of your item to be cast i
Topic: Casting iron
Wormster

Forum: Rest of World   Posted: 23/01/2009 11:36:15   Subject: Casting iron
[quote="ICLOK"]I do casting of Railway bits and bobs and I hand mould stuff when I can so the first pic is excellent and shows the mould being made around a pattern, the pattern will probably made of
Topic: Casting iron
Wormster

Forum: Rest of World   Posted: 23/01/2009 00:16:18   Subject: Casting iron
OOOOHHH, tres interssant,

Lost wax or core and sand method?

discuss..............
Topic: Crashed Airplane at Cwmorthin
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/01/2009 20:25:18   Subject: Crashed Airplane at Cwmorthin
snipped from another website:

[i] After having a mooch about in Rhosydd and a look around the buildings near 9 adit, it was time to return back to Cwmorthin Cottage were a few folk from N.W
Topic: Pen isa'r Nant, East. User Album (album)
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/01/2009 22:40:48   Subject: Pen isa'r Nant, East. User Album (album)
[quote="Dwr"]what if I get run over???[/quote]

DARWIN......................................... :oops:
Topic: Now On Sale! AditNow Tee-shirts & Mugs
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/01/2009 00:04:20   Subject: AditNow Merchandise Now Available
Thank yew Sir,

they arrived earlier
Topic: Bolting Platforms
Wormster

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 24/11/2008 16:20:35   Subject: Bolting Platforms
Raumer Handy bar is what you need.

Its mentioned in "Alpine C*****ing Techniques" and if you do a search over on Ukc*****ing you will find info there.
Topic: Aerial tramways of the Hoover Dam
Wormster

Forum: North America   Posted: 23/11/2008 14:19:44   Subject: Aerial tramways of the Hoover Dam
As I recall from the documentary, the dam was poured in 6' cubes with cooling water pipes run through them (I *think* it was quoted that it would take 100 years or so for the whole lot to cure). Yes m
Topic: Light at Lidl- underground use??
Wormster

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 21/11/2008 22:35:36   Subject: Light at Lidl- underground use??
PHOOOO!!...........................whoops is that a QUANTAS flight I see beneath me :surrender:
Topic: Rampgill-Lead-Mine-User-Album-Image-161 (photo)
Wormster

Forum: North East England   Posted: 17/11/2008 11:25:34   Subject: Rampgill-Lead-Mine-User-Album-Image-161 (photo)
Slightly off topic:

I was completley amazed by the desicration at Whisky Bottle Junction.

I decided that the only thing to do was to leave one of my empties behind, I know its n
Topic: mine visit
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/11/2008 13:44:43   Subject: mine visit
I know of a reeely good area to go gold panning:

Walhalla in the South Victorian Goldfields, however getting there might be a tad expensive for a weekend's fun tho. :oops:
Topic: Manod Archive Album (album)
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/11/2008 11:12:11   Subject: Manod Archive Album (album)
[quote="simonrl"]I'd head up to Dinorwic...[/quote]

Go and see if "He's" in lol
Topic: Aluminium in Coal Mines
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/10/2008 20:37:59   Subject: Aluminium in Coal Mines
YUP!!

you're both right, aly and rusty steel do indeed make for dangerous bedfellows, what do you think thermite is made from???
Topic: Which wetsuit?
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/10/2008 16:39:08   Subject: Which wetsuit?
A "bib and braces" (canoest's) might be the way to go tho'.

As you say sometimes its a case of TMI.

But seriously "TRY BEFORE YOU BUY", there's no point in shelling out a handfu
Topic: Which wetsuit?
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/10/2008 15:28:52   Subject: Which wetsuit?
I don't *think* you can buy direct, what you would have to do is send all your measurements to them and then order through your local kitshop.

It may be worth giving them a ring and find ou
Topic: Which wetsuit?
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/10/2008 12:23:04   Subject: Which wetsuit?
No worries,

One tip though, TRY before you buy, there's no point in ordering a wetsuit/neoflece over t'internet because we're no all a standard size.

Unfortunatley I'm not sure
Topic: Which wetsuit?
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/10/2008 10:18:22   Subject: Which wetsuit?
Have a look at this page:

http://www.warmbac.com/wetsuit.htm

the last item is what I'm thinking of.

ATM I use a windsurfing wetsuit, (t-shirt cut sleeves) ita a bit on
Topic: What was it........
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/10/2008 20:27:30   Subject: What was it........
looks to me like a air ram, used to pump water.
Topic: Parys re-opening deal falls through
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/10/2008 17:28:57   Subject: Parys to re-open?
You just have to love the innacuracy of the last line of the BBC report.
Topic: Boulby Trip September 2008 (photo)
Wormster

Forum: North East England   Posted: 13/10/2008 13:03:11   Subject: Boulby Trip September 2008 (photo)
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

Its those gaiters that do it for me!
Topic: Crib, Snap, Bait?
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 13/10/2008 12:33:30   Subject: Crib, Snap, Bait?
Although Underground workings are limited (ie: None) down on my island, the locals would have referd to their lunch as a "Nammet"
Topic: 2009 Calendar
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/10/2008 17:30:01   Subject: 2009 Calendar
SPOT ON!!

Well done to the pair of you for putting it together.

When can we expect to see it our hands??
Topic: The Next Trip?
Wormster

Forum: Events   Posted: 07/10/2008 23:33:33   Subject: The Next Trip?
Are you mended yet??

heard that you'd broken yourself.

will be up later in the autumn, when I can find a spare weekend.
Topic: The Next Trip?
Wormster

Forum: Events   Posted: 07/10/2008 21:12:24   Subject: The Next Trip?
AGGH that's a shame about Milwr, somewhere I wanted to see.

Si, hows about Drws y Coed?? you've still got to show me drainrats amazing blue crystal flow - and there are those unplmmed bits
Topic: New review added 'Tesco Cree v Fenix L2'
Wormster

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 07/10/2008 21:06:00   Subject: New review added 'Tesco Cree v Fenix L2'
SHAMLESS PLUG:

I went for a fenix with the q5 led plus the lion rechargable batteries.

Its absolultley superb, I can't fault it. It lives in my pocket at all times.

Th
Topic: Targeted junk mail!
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/10/2008 21:00:39   Subject: Targeted junk mail!
OOOHHHH

propa big boys tonka toys then :lol:
Topic: Shameless plug... Sten Stuff
Wormster

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 01/10/2008 00:12:31   Subject: Shameless plug... New StenLight and an Oldham offer
[quote="simonrl"]Just personal preference. The little battery is 2.3Ah, the big one 5Ah so will last a little longer than 2 x small batteries. The big battery is far from enormous, but some people pre
Topic: The mine (photo)
Wormster

Forum: Europe   Posted: 29/09/2008 23:21:08   Subject: The mine (photo)
Que passa??

who parked this fovella next to our mine, que estsas securitata??
Topic: 2009 Calendar - UPDATE!
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/09/2008 07:26:19   Subject: 2009 Calendar - UPDATE!
Revised 1 gets my vote
Topic: Getting there - filming
Wormster

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 22/09/2008 22:42:40   Subject: Getting there - filming
Stuff me sideways,

Toadstone, that's some mighty impressive work there, I like the airel shots, done from a kite as I recall.

All that vid needs is some form of soundtrack (IMO)
Topic: Underground Reflections: an AditNow book
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/09/2008 19:04:45   Subject: Underground Reflections: an AditNow book
OOOHHH I'll 'ave copy of the bigun
Topic: Garmin Foretrex 101 GPS
Wormster

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 21/09/2008 19:01:59   Subject: Garmin Foretrex 101 GPS
Vanoord,

I'd been dithering about a walking GPS for many a year, and I'd settled myself on the very model that you have obtained, well done that llama..........

maybe one day I'l
Topic: 2009 Calendar - UPDATE!
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/09/2008 22:50:50   Subject: 2009 Calendar - UPDATE!
Vanoord,

Have you had mine yet??

I sent them off earlier.
Topic: what is it part 2
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/09/2008 21:38:18   Subject: what is it part 2
There's a huwge lignite (low grade coal) seam in Germany and this is what is used to remove the overburden.

I seem to remember seeing on DISCOVERY channel (back in the day when I had a tv)
Topic: New feature 2 of 2
Wormster

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 11/09/2008 23:17:39   Subject: New feature 2 of 2
Ah yes, i see it now, its loading as I post this AHHH the beauty of firefox over opera.
Topic: New feature 2 of 2
Wormster

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 11/09/2008 22:26:19   Subject: New feature 2 of 2
I no see little icon on top left hand side, what am I not doing right?? (doesn't work on any album for me) ;(
Topic: AditNow T Shirts & Merchandise
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/09/2008 23:41:06   Subject: AditNow T Shirts & Merchandise
Si,

I'll just have to give the unmarked brown envelope stuffed with wonga to Vanoord to give to you at the October working bee then. :lol:
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