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Posts by Llion

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Topic: The Thursday Nighters - Diffwys 22nd Sept
Llion

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 21/09/2011 20:30:50   Subject: The Thursday Nighters - Diffwys 22nd Sept
[quote="Corin"]llion, pick you up at 6:20 :)[/quote]

:thumbsup: :thumbsup: good work fella

(thought you couldent come) :confused:
Topic: Calling North West Wales!
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/09/2011 18:30:27   Subject: Calling North West Wales!
Well dont get up at 6 innit :-) ;)
Topic: you know you're English when...
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/09/2011 10:34:24   Subject: you know you're English when...

WHO ????? :confused: :confused: ;D
Topic: Calling North West Wales!
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/09/2011 23:13:43   Subject: Calling North West Wales!

6:30 is better than 6 for me, just coz of work
Topic: Happy Birthday: AditNow is six today!
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/09/2011 22:47:44   Subject: Happy Birthday: AditNow is six today!

Penblwydd Hapus :))
Topic: Calling North West Wales!
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/09/2011 22:43:22   Subject: Calling North West Wales!

Oops...just caught up here...be there next time !! :)
Topic: Boots or wellies
Llion

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 02/09/2011 19:19:38   Subject: Boots or wellies

work boots and wet socks ;D comfy all day long
Topic: Calling North West Wales!
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/09/2011 18:56:19   Subject: Calling North West Wales!

;D ;D yep, sounds good to me
Topic: Cwm Ciprwth Copper Mine... Broken Rods
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/07/2011 20:56:42   Subject: Cwm Ciprwth Copper Mine... Broken Rods

Was there several months ago, 6? , it was broken then :(

we had a good look and as said its just perished and not been vandalised.
Topic: Happy bank holiday exploring :)
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/05/2011 14:36:06   Subject: Happy bank holiday exploring :)
[quote="simonrl"]Happy bank holiday exploring everybody :)

I shall be thinking of you all underground while I'm stuck doing DIY :curse:

Bring back photos :flowers:[/quote]
Topic: Nyth-y-Gigfran mine
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/03/2011 22:05:17   Subject: Nyth-y-Gigfran mine
:confused: no its ok , no ropes needed up on there ;D unless something big has changed ?? might have a look myself next couple of days :thumbsup:
Topic: Nyth-y-Gigfran mine
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/03/2011 19:54:19   Subject: Nyth-y-Gigfran mine
went up there by going up the inclein a couple of years ago..not Dinas inclein, why couldent you go up it then ???
Topic: Roy Fellows - very much still alive!
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/03/2011 23:19:58   Subject: royfellows

;D saw Roy this morning in Cwm car park, hes still here :thumbsup:
Topic: Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant hapus
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/03/2011 15:52:47   Subject: Dydd Gwyl Dewi Sant hapus


;D :thumbsup:
Topic: Vimy ridge
Llion

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 06/02/2011 17:11:28   Subject: Vimy ridge
[quote="Ty Gwyn"]Llion.
Were your shells Solid Brass?

As i have a pair 1ft tall,3ins diameter,was told from the Somme[/quote]

Yes, all are solid brass, 5 ins tall and 3 ins
Topic: Vimy ridge
Llion

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 05/02/2011 23:04:43   Subject: Vimy ridge

cant get the channel :( but my grandfather was a captain in the Royal Artillery, he was at Vimy Ridge. We have a few documents and photos of the time, as well as empty shells, about 6 ins t
Topic: Cwmorthin Lake Level - Lock Broken
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/01/2011 22:12:44   Subject: Cwmorthin Lake Level - Lock Broken
If anyone going up to Cwm, the lock on Lake Level is broken.

After a good 8 hrs in today, came back to the gate and the button was gone, tried pushing the peg but no go !!

Smo
Topic: cwmorthin 2-1-11
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/01/2011 11:54:05   Subject: cwmorthin 2-1-11

sorry for not introducing ourselfs...as Steve said, it was us ;D

good pics there, tis a great place
Topic: Event: Lamplight trip - 2nd January 2011
Llion

Forum: Events   Posted: 03/01/2011 11:46:59   Subject: Event: Lamplight trip - 2nd January 2011
[quote="steve turbo"]looks like i was on wrong trip into cwm today looking at hymacs photos,looks like you enjoyed yourselfs.. :thumbsup: [/quote]

:guns: :guns: thanks Steve :(
Topic: Event: Lamplight trip - 2nd January 2011
Llion

Forum: Events   Posted: 03/01/2011 11:44:15   Subject: Event: Lamplight trip - 2nd January 2011

though i wasnt on the Lamplight trip i was in Cwm, and on our way out it was nice to smell your partys lamps, makes you think what it smelt like underground in its hayday.

nice to s
Topic: Maen Offeren Buildings
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 29/12/2010 23:17:37   Subject: Maen Offeren Buildings
[quote="Jonesy83"]If it meant opening new jobs for caretakers welsh speaking guides etc Ill have to revise my move back home sooner than I envisaged!!! Does anybody have any hints of work avaliable???
Topic: CRTT - Ropes & Dinghies
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/11/2010 19:50:55   Subject: CRTT - Ropes & Dinghies

;D yeah come and meet us in th COH...and bring your SRT kit !! :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Topic: CRTT - Ropes & Dinghies
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/11/2010 19:33:13   Subject: CRTT - Ropes & Dinghies
[quote="edd"]Watch this space ;) :thumbup: [/quote]

not long to go ;D ;D
Topic: Croesor - Ladder Bridge Update
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/11/2010 23:31:29   Subject: Croesor - Ladder Bridge Update
simonrl -

ohh yes ;D we are :lol: :thumbsup:
Topic: CRTT - Ropes & Dinghies
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 10/11/2010 21:59:01   Subject: CRTT - Ropes & Dinghies

:thumbsup: twas a good day
Topic: CRTT - Ropes & Dinghies
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 10/11/2010 19:27:28   Subject: CRTT - Ropes & Dinghies

Handline up the base of the incline has been replaced

Two new rope protectors on first abb and one new on second abb by the foot hold just over the edge

Suspension bridg
Topic: Croesor - Ladder Bridge Update
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/11/2010 19:38:58   Subject: Croesor - Ladder Bridge Update

google paul fessi...he's an engineering project manager at Hanson in Coventry :thumbsup:
Topic: Croesor - Ladder Bridge Update
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/11/2010 20:08:47   Subject: Croesor - Ladder Bridge Update

;D go on, tell em Claire...we had some Girl Power to help us :lol: :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Topic: Duplicate books for sale
Llion

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 19/09/2010 21:50:54   Subject: Duplicate books for sale
[quote="simonrl"]All gone now, thanks folks.

Except.. I've found another copy of the Conglog book![/quote]

grr just seen this thread...have you by chance found yet another Cong
Topic: Very wet at Cwmorthin!
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/07/2010 17:53:29   Subject: Very wet at Cwmorthin!
[quote="simonrl"]Saturday and Sunday until 11.30 and then the CRTT on Monday :o That sounds like a hell of a weekend![/quote]

:) :) it was !!! tired n achin now tho :zzz:
Topic: Very wet at Cwmorthin!
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/07/2010 15:53:59   Subject: Very wet at Cwmorthin!
;D was in there saturday and sunday ( till 11:30pm ), good soaking both days...river on saturday was twice the size of sunday

did the CRTT ( again, love it !! ) on monday, both Croesor
Topic: Blaenau Incline Photo
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/06/2010 00:25:43   Subject: Blaenau Incline Photo


p.s there is also a 3 street "village" for Oakeley workers bueried under the Doman Fawr... and an old monastry !!
Topic: Blaenau Incline Photo
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/06/2010 00:21:17   Subject: Blaenau Incline Photo


Rhiwbryfdir ffarm area the old Hollands incline and zig zag steps, a little of which is still visable poking out of the Doman Fawr..... i think ??
Topic: Croesor and Rhosydd trips - 3rd July
Llion

Forum: Events   Posted: 28/05/2010 23:11:08   Subject: Croesor and Rhosydd trips - 3rd July

;D u can lead the Rhosydd side now Steve :thumbsup:
Topic: Pant Mawr / Fron Boeth - explorations
Llion

Forum: Events   Posted: 30/04/2010 13:57:05   Subject: Moelwyn Tramway mines - trip?

is that the fireplace we call Llygad Cadi ? :thumbup:
Topic: Pant Mawr / Fron Boeth - explorations
Llion

Forum: Events   Posted: 15/04/2010 22:30:41   Subject: Moelwyn - Rhosydd tramway??

yep :thumbsup:
Topic: Pant Mawr / Fron Boeth - explorations
Llion

Forum: Events   Posted: 15/04/2010 22:08:34   Subject: Moelwyn - Rhosydd tramway??

Hi.

there was a track built in 1825 to connect Moelwyn Quarry to the track that went up from Tanygrisiau and over the Bwlch Cwmorthin (where Rhosydd 9 Mill was built). it dropped
Topic: A wander around Cwmorthin
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/04/2010 16:17:58   Subject: A wander around Cwmorthin

was supposed to do the thru trip monday, Speedy went for a reccie yeasterday, water is allready above H and rising :curse: doesnt look like H will be seen agen???
Topic: A wander around Cwmorthin
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/04/2010 15:42:34   Subject: A wander around Cwmorthin
nice pic of the stairway, :thumbdown: sadly Floor H is under water agen
Topic: British Engineering at it's best.
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/03/2010 21:29:42   Subject: British Engineering at it's best.

brilliant pics :thumbsup: worked in engineering all my life but them workshops are something else...shame its all dying out :thumbdown:
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