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Topic: RGHQ Chilmark drugs factory
royfellows

Forum: South East England   Posted: 23/02/2017 15:08:49   Subject: RGHQ Chilmark drugs factory
[quote="Morlock"]Is that link correct Roy?[/quote]

Something truly wonderful happened with our marvelous technology (politically correct sigh of admiration)

Then again it could b
Topic: RGHQ Chilmark drugs factory
royfellows

Forum: South East England   Posted: 23/02/2017 13:40:48   Subject: RGHQ Chilmark drugs factory
A large-scale cannabis factory has been found in an underground former nuclear bunker, Wiltshire police have said.
Several thousand cannabis plants with an estimated street value of £1m were seiz
Topic: Smallcleugh Old Flat Crosscut
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 21/02/2017 17:10:00   Subject: Smallcleugh Old Flat Crosscut
It looks a bit more serious than just the sides dropping away, more like major ground movement.

As a whole, big problems up at the Nent.
Topic: identity of an 18th century portrait of a gentleman holding a piece of ore standing near an escarpment
royfellows

Forum: Mining Heritage   Posted: 16/02/2017 11:57:44   Subject: identity of an 18th century portrait of a gentleman holding a piece of ore standing near an escarpment
Hi Greg

Told you AN was the right shop for you.
;D
Topic: The Worlds Most Experienced Mine Explorer
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/02/2017 08:10:01   Subject: The Worlds Most Experienced Mine Explorer
"Mole" AKA John Hine, RFDCC
and Billy is Billy Griffin
Topic: NAMHO 2017
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 15/02/2017 15:48:23   Subject: NAMHO 2017
Thanks Emma, but sorry neither my 'thing'
Topic: Rhiwbach
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/02/2017 20:27:17   Subject: Rhiwbach
[quote="RAMPAGE"]Sorry! Now I look like a sexist stereotyping pig who answers posts without reading them properly!
[/quote]

I wouldn't say that about you Mr President

EDIT
Topic: NAMHO 2017
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 14/02/2017 20:26:00   Subject: NAMHO 2017
Whats the roast for the evening meal?
Topic: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 13/02/2017 14:48:43   Subject: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
Thanks, got it.
Topic: Caplecleugh High Level.
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 13/02/2017 13:29:13   Subject: Caplecleugh High Level.
I wouldn't mind a trip up the thinking about it now, I wonder how far west I would get, some crawls through loose ground also bad air and gas.

Topic: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 13/02/2017 13:12:14   Subject: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
[quote="Morlock"]Looking at Mr Stokes 1992 plan of the tramways

[/quote]

Wheres that John?
Topic: Caplecleugh High Level.
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 13/02/2017 13:07:34   Subject: Caplecleugh High Level.
[quote="Steetleysurfer"]
Personally, I'm convinced there's a connection between Fan/North Vein Flats and CCHL. Perhaps I'm just chasing rainbows....
[/quote]

There are connections
Topic: Caplecleugh High Level.
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 13/02/2017 12:02:47   Subject: Caplecleugh High Level.
No I havent. Ian Hebson is the one to ask there.

If you go in the opposite direction west, assuming the digs are still passable, there is a drop that leads down into some significant stopi
Topic: Caplecleugh High Level.
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 13/02/2017 11:52:52   Subject: Caplecleugh High Level.
[quote="Steetleysurfer"]
Roy Fellows is a different breed going up there on his own. Phenomenal achievement.[/quote]

or maybe just mad?
:lol:
Topic: Caplecleugh Low Level, Nenthead
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 13/02/2017 09:10:12   Subject: Caplecleugh Low Level, Nenthead
If we not careful we'll loose it!

Pity cant get a few lengths of twinlock in there.
If you don't know what it is, look at the tubes at Cwmystwyth
Topic: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 12/02/2017 11:30:48   Subject: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
I have done a nice scan, squared up in Photoshop. Will get the whole plan scanned and uploaded eventually. Its come out nice, the plan is in near perfect condition.

[link]110244[linkphoto]1
Topic: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 12/02/2017 09:40:55   Subject: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
Reading the Semmens report there are a couple of things that dont make sense to me.

One is the description: "The present modus operandi is cable operation to an adit top immediately above t
Topic: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 11/02/2017 19:51:56   Subject: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
Hi People

I have started this new thread for news about the mine as the old one which dealt with access (now resolved, smug me) is outdated.

John Hine, AKA "Mole" has kindly draw
Topic: Attaching a lamp bracket
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/02/2017 09:37:16   Subject: Attaching a lamp bracket
The issue with melting hold through is that little craters of plastic will cause the edge around the hole to become enlarged which could cause issues, possibly relative to the length of the fixing scr
Topic: New to Adit Now
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 08/02/2017 16:02:22   Subject: New to Adit Now
Yes, welcome from here, I like the teams you play with
:thumbsup:
Topic: Attaching a lamp bracket
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/02/2017 13:56:09   Subject: Attaching a lamp bracket
Years ago I had an eccentric friend who wore a sort of charm thing.
I asked him one day what it was for and he told me that it was "to keep elephants away"
I said it was a load of rubbish an
Topic: Attaching a lamp bracket
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/02/2017 10:58:35   Subject: Attaching a lamp bracket
[quote="ttxela"]
'Vikings didn't actually have horns on their helmets' thing........;D[/quote]

and James Cagney never actually called anyone a "Dirty Rat"

:offtopic:
Topic: Attaching a lamp bracket
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/02/2017 09:17:33   Subject: Attaching a lamp bracket
[quote="Blober"]I feel this is somewhat apt for this conversation :lol:

[photo]110209[/photo][/quote]

Off topic but of interest.

Years ago a builders merchants I calle
Topic: Attaching a lamp bracket
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/02/2017 21:58:12   Subject: Attaching a lamp bracket
Following with a bit of disbelief.

I can think of only one recreational lamp, plus of course the miners lamps, that fit on a bracket.

Most decent lamps bolt direct, wondering wh
Topic: New ladder to Proud's Flats
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 06/02/2017 09:43:52   Subject: New ladder to Proud's Flats
Nicely secured. Something I do and like to see.
Topic: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 30/01/2017 11:52:25   Subject: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
Hand still don't feel quite right, but could be from fighting yesterday, I would advise people who have my high power jobbies not to try doing this.

One never knows, and always better to p
Topic: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 30/01/2017 09:08:38   Subject: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
Yes, more bloody sales rubbish.

I am producing lamps of 6000 lumens and they hardly set things on fire, although in fairness holding your hand in front of it is hardly comfortable, just tri
Topic: New event added ''Upper Dinas Silica Mine'' on 26/02/2017
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 25/01/2017 11:33:09   Subject: New event added ''Upper Dinas Silica Mine'' on 26/02/2017
[quote="rhychydwr"]Thought at first it was tomorrow, then realised it is next month February :o[/quote]

You going to come along then Tony, you very welcome.
Topic: Lithium Mining in Cornwall
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/01/2017 08:55:35   Subject: Lithium Mining in Cornwall
I dont care what you all say, my favorite will always be "Yogurt weavers"
Topic: New event added ''Upper Dinas Silica Mine'' on 26/02/2017
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 24/01/2017 13:00:46   Subject: New event added ''Upper Dinas Silica Mine'' on 26/02/2017
Consultation document uploaded.

http://www.aditnow.co.uk/documents/Upper-Silica-Silica-Mine/Craig-y-Dinas-Project.pdf
Topic: New event added ''Upper Dinas Silica Mine'' on 26/02/2017
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 24/01/2017 12:18:04   Subject: New event added ''Upper Dinas Silica Mine'' on 26/02/2017
A new event has been added to the Events page.

[b]Event name: Upper Dinas Silica Mine[/b]

[b]Date and time: 26/02/2017 / 10.30 to 11.00[/b]

Details: This is primarily
Topic: Cefncoch Gold Mine (mine)
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/01/2017 14:57:09   Subject: Cefncoch Gold Mine (mine)
Just a quick word on this.
There are two editions, the second covers Gwynfynedd at some length and in some detail, the first is very different from the second. I strongly recommend getting both
Topic: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 22/01/2017 16:49:13   Subject: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
Thanks, I missed that. There is one there for £11, bit better than £55.
Topic: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 22/01/2017 14:05:33   Subject: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
Resurrecting an old thread, remember the Shadowhawk, MilTech, LS360, HK sellers are now virtually giving them away. But they are still being sold, now under the name "Ironhide" at $56 USD

Topic: Righting photographs
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 21/01/2017 18:55:35   Subject: Righting photographs
Off topic, well a bit, but the only installed programs I have downloaded are Chrome, Adobe Reader, and a Microsoft Word pdf converter addin, and all off the official sites.

People ask me ho
Topic: Righting photographs
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 21/01/2017 17:44:29   Subject: Righting photographs
Yes, but what I am looking for is, if its possible, a simple, no extra install, no download, standard Windows component, that anyone can use and is available across all the different post XP Windows v
Topic: Righting photographs
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 21/01/2017 16:05:14   Subject: Righting photographs
[quote="ICLOK"]my MS picture editor rotate, then re-rotate with MS picture viewer requires no downloads.... no pleasing you :flowers::lol:[/quote]

I cant find it in Win 7, neither Start men
Topic: Righting photographs
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 21/01/2017 09:41:16   Subject: Righting photographs
Thanks.

I personally would recommend a solution that does not require anyone to download something?
Topic: Righting photographs
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 20/01/2017 21:50:54   Subject: Righting photographs
Does Win 8 and 10 still have Photo Viewer, even if its been renamed something completely different in typical Microsoft fashion?
Topic: Righting photographs
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 20/01/2017 20:11:26   Subject: Righting photographs
[quote="ICLOK"]My solution was Win 8.1 so I guess Win 8 too... Btw simply opening and saving in picasa works quickest for me even with out editing[/quote]


Is that a Windows component?
Topic: Righting photographs
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 20/01/2017 18:47:55   Subject: Righting photographs
[quote="SimonRL"]Happy to add the instructions to the upload page if somebody can write them :thumbsup:[/quote]

From what I am seeing it needs to be a joint effort with others who are using
Topic: Righting photographs
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 20/01/2017 17:41:02   Subject: Righting photographs
[quote="SimonRL"]

Not sure about writing instructions, nobody ever reads them anyway :lol:[/quote]

I find that with my lamp customers most people do. They're probably surprised t
Topic: Righting photographs
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 20/01/2017 16:10:34   Subject: Righting photographs
[quote="SimonRL"]
Tested and confirmed on Windows 8 and 10

[/quote]

I am using Win 7 which could be something to do with it. So if a set of instructions were to be put toget
Topic: Righting photographs
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 20/01/2017 15:35:43   Subject: Righting photographs
It all seems so silly though when all you have to do is open it in a Windows feature program we will all have and click on an little round arrow. Then we all know which way up it is.

It is
Topic: Righting photographs
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 20/01/2017 14:19:42   Subject: Righting photographs
[quote="SimonRL"][quote="rufenig"]Will "Open With Paint"
then save work?[/quote]

Good call!

Here's the original photo - all I have done is:

1, Open in paint
Topic: Righting photographs
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 20/01/2017 14:06:19   Subject: Righting photographs
[quote="sinker"][quote="royfellows"]

.....every camera I buy comes with a disk, which I just throw in the bin.

[/quote]

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Topic: Righting photographs
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 20/01/2017 13:54:09   Subject: Righting photographs
About camera software, every camera I buy comes with a disk, which I just throw in the bin. Not going to be anything on there that something I already have does better.

As a generalization
Topic: Righting photographs
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 20/01/2017 12:44:02   Subject: Righting photographs
I am wondering if some advice on this would not be out of place in the "Uploading Photographs" instructions.
What think all?
Topic: Righting photographs
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 20/01/2017 12:33:54   Subject: Righting photographs
No disrespect but I have tried to avoid anything technical in my above posting, a lot of folk dont have Photoshop and would not know how to use it anyway.

KIS ?
Topic: Righting photographs
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 20/01/2017 12:09:09   Subject: Righting photographs
I like the way this thread is going, and agree all.

As has been discussed before in my postings, you dont really need to be a Photoshop expert.

Windows photo viewer displays phot
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