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Topic: Caplecelugh High Level Link.
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 10/04/2017 22:30:19   Subject: Caplecelugh High Level Link.
[quote="John Lawson"]
Of the group only half a dozen of us saw the ventilation fan and made the first recent ascent of the laddered rise into the stopes above.

[/quote]

and
Topic: Caplecelugh High Level Link.
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 10/04/2017 15:15:39   Subject: Caplecelugh High Level Link.
[quote="Steetleysurfer"]I still don't believe CCHL would gain a massive influx of tourists because of it.
[/quote]

Caplecleugh per se will never gain a massive influx of tourists.
Topic: Mine pumping engines in eighteenth century Cornwall.
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/04/2017 08:11:26   Subject: Mine pumping engines in eighteenth century Cornwall.
Mr Moorebooks, if you have them bring some up to the Nent and I will reserve one.
Topic: Remaining Mining Contractors
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/04/2017 08:08:17   Subject: Remaining Mining Contractors
Sorry Les, I dont do contract work.
:lol:
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 03/04/2017 12:27:39   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
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Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/04/2017 09:52:44   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
Cwmystwyth Lefel Fawr

Please be advised that the route through the second tube is temporarily closed, don't try it unless you want steel RSJs down on your head!

A diversion route
Topic: MINE WATER TREATMENT PROPOSALS NORTH PENNINES
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 17/03/2017 17:41:08   Subject: MINE WATER TREATMENT PROPOSALS NORTH PENNINES
I dont want to take this off thread but find it heartening that a government agency realizes that Mine Exploration is a legitimate activity and that those involved are in a position to offer positive
Topic: Long weekend trip planned around Wales
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 17/03/2017 08:18:18   Subject: Long weekend trip planned around Wales
Theres a deviation in now makes it easier to get over the lip. I havent been down for years simply because i dont like it. But when I did do, I hung an electron down over the lip.


On
Topic: Long weekend trip planned around Wales
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 14/03/2017 21:23:58   Subject: Long weekend trip planned around Wales
Lefel Fawr, with a most amazing piece of hard work I have done which you wont even notice, which was the intention all along.

Riddles
:lol:
Topic: Long weekend trip planned around Wales
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 14/03/2017 17:11:40   Subject: Long weekend trip planned around Wales
Ah, I assumed you were planning for the summer!

I dont think the midges will pop up until May, depends on the weather.

CAL permits are easy off the website, http://rakelane.andui
Topic: Long weekend trip planned around Wales
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 14/03/2017 15:42:54   Subject: Long weekend trip planned around Wales
Cwmystwyth and Frongoch are fairly close together in mid Wales, and then take the very scenic ride over Nantymoch to Talybont and do (mild SRT) Alltycrib. Bwlch Glas top level is extensive, the SRT do
Topic: Middleton (Derbyshire) Limestone Mine (mine)
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 07/03/2017 18:02:54   Subject: Middleton (Derbyshire) Limestone Mine (mine)
[quote="Paul Marvin"]Was working at a house up there last week and the owner said she was walking her dog one morning and there was that much activity there she thought they were filming a James Bond
Topic: Middleton (Derbyshire) Limestone Mine (mine)
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 07/03/2017 12:49:45   Subject: Middleton (Derbyshire) Limestone Mine (mine)
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cheyenne_Mountain

she took one look and said "I want one one of those in the UK"
Topic: Tommorow night
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/03/2017 16:29:24   Subject: Tommorow night
Agreed, but in effect a shotgun is a tool of the farmers trade and the police are usually reluctant to revoke his shotgun certificate. This is what I have heard, so in truth its hearsay.

Of
Topic: Tommorow night
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/03/2017 11:03:47   Subject: Tommorow night
I WILL CONTINUE TO USE THAT ROUTE WHATEVER.

I am an aggressive fighter who gives not a f.....

I would deal with the dogs first.
Topic: Tommorow night
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/03/2017 09:37:57   Subject: Tommorow night
I just walk up the path though the farm, its a public right of way.
The dogs just make a lot of noise, but dont let a dog sneak round behind you. Keep an eye on it and it will keep its distance.
Topic: RIP Trevor Ford
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/02/2017 20:50:00   Subject: RIP Trevor Ford
Very sad. I too have several of his books.
Topic: RGHQ Chilmark drugs factory
royfellows

Forum: South East England   Posted: 23/02/2017 18:58:46   Subject: RGHQ Chilmark drugs factory
:lol::lol::lol:
Topic: RGHQ Chilmark drugs factory
royfellows

Forum: South East England   Posted: 23/02/2017 16:02:03   Subject: RGHQ Chilmark drugs factory
That sounds like a pun
:lol:
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
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