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Topic: Panning for Gold illegal?
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 29/10/2016 19:56:58   Subject: Panning for Gold illegal?
Exactly!
Our main manufacturing industry is rods for own backs.
Topic: Caplecleugh Low Level, Nenthead
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 28/10/2016 20:19:50   Subject: Caplecleugh Low Level, Nenthead
Give them all wire brushes so they can have ago removing the stupid purple arrows that have appeared there. I managed to shift a few the other week.

Might be fun for the kids?
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 24/10/2016 19:18:04   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Yes I gathered this. The refills for the dehumidifiers from stores such as Homebase package a large quantity for about £4, and considering that it will be kept sealed I probably have 5 years supply. I
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 24/10/2016 13:44:53   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Here is some important information so please draw attention by emailing links etc as I wish this to get to all my customers.

1/ Condensation inside the glass.
This has been a perpetual
Topic: Dolwyddelan mines
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 24/10/2016 10:23:58   Subject: Dolwyddelan mines
The things that people do.

Its a sort of phrase of mine and says it all.
Topic: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 24/10/2016 09:58:23   Subject: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
Torches I am currently using:

Had an Ulrafire single XPG running off 1 X 18650 send to me as a freebie. Found it was very good and waterproof so sent for a few. Big annoyance was the silly
Topic: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 23/10/2016 21:48:29   Subject: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
[quote="J25GTi"]

I bought it a year or so ago now so too late to be sent back, which is a pain, but as said its my own fault and definitely not a detriment to you Roy as you offered to reso
Topic: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 22/10/2016 22:08:30   Subject: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
[quote="J25GTi"]

So its my own fault on that part as I should have sent it back when the problem became apparent. Its too late now though!

[/quote]

Why?

Mo
Topic: Islip / Thrapston Mines - open?
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 17/10/2016 20:23:54   Subject: Islip / Thrapston Mines - open?
No, no way through. And the landowner makes very threatening noises about anyone seen attempting to get into the mines.

I had many happy hours in there, but at the end of day there are plen
Topic: Islip / Thrapston Mines - open?
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 17/10/2016 14:00:30   Subject: Islip / Thrapston Mines - open?
They have all been grilled by the landowner, sorry.
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/10/2016 20:32:55   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
Thanks
:thumbsup:
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/10/2016 14:46:10   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
[quote="crickleymal"][quote="royfellows"]

He wanted to see the GPS application I was enthusiastic about but obviously could not get GPS service inside the house. He suggested that it would
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/10/2016 10:50:41   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
An interesting and revealing experience.

A chap I know who is really into this sort of kit visited me and showed me how to do a few things I had not yet figured out.
He knew his way ar
Topic: Unusual pumping arrangement
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/10/2016 11:21:15   Subject: Unusual pumping arrangement
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]Let's face it, Poldark is just acceptable porn for women. They don't watch the story, just froth over that chap.

Meanwhile, the enthusiasts are strai
Topic: J25GTi competition entry
royfellows

Forum: The 2016 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 10/10/2016 10:26:34   Subject: J25GTi competition entry
and hopefully the right way up as well for the benefit of those with neck problems
;D
Topic: AN not available this morning?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/10/2016 16:12:50   Subject: AN not available this morning?
and me
For a dreadful moment I thought that a certain thread had gone mega bad and the plug had been pulled on site.
Topic: Mines in the peak district
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 06/10/2016 16:56:49   Subject: Mine is peak district
Cheers
:thumbsup:
Topic: Mines in the peak district
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 06/10/2016 15:30:16   Subject: Mine is peak district
Been years for me but would like another look, but unsure about route.

So, quarry behind you, facing cavern and Beck Shaft, into the overhang and turn right, climb down at the end?

Topic: Mines in the peak district
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 06/10/2016 14:49:52   Subject: Mine is peak district
[quote="ICLOK"]I thought rope was needed to get in back of Masson?...[/quote]

So did I

Another one he can do is Jug Holes, you can do this in walking boots!
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 05/10/2016 11:35:16   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Hi Peeps

Latest is that the backlog is slowly being cleared, people who already have advance orders in will be contacted about payment shortly, and things should be back to normal by next m
Topic: Fake 'news' scam
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/10/2016 16:09:29   Subject: Fake 'news' scam
Chinese junk
:lol:

(Probably same people who made the tablet)
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/10/2016 13:50:07   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
It was a nice day for out and about Sunday in Wales so tried the thing out around Devils Bridge and Cwmystwyth.

Its probably as good as I would get for this purpose, GPS takes several minut
Topic: Calendar 2017 - Proceeds
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/10/2016 17:21:34   Subject: Calendar 2017 - Proceeds
Devon Cave Rescue
Topic: New rope, to wash or not?
royfellows

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 01/10/2016 17:12:41   Subject: New rope, to wash or not?
Yes, every time
Topic: Fake 'news' scam
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/10/2016 09:10:10   Subject: Fake 'news' scam
Another one just surfaced, called the "Blazeray", and its red this time.

We will soon run out of landfill space.
Topic: Torches at Aldi
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/09/2016 14:41:49   Subject: Torches at Aldi
Any good?
Well I have no doubt that they work, but 18650 Li Ion powered generally considered best.

Other potentially useful option is AA as you could swap cells in an emergency with ot
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/09/2016 11:03:52   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
Looking up

Got GPS Pro version to install this morning, seems previous issues were server side.

I can sideload apps off a flash drive very easy using the file manager that was pr
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/09/2016 21:11:57   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
[quote="The kwan"]
It is just an excercise in rinsing out every last penny and it stinks :([/quote]

Absolutely. The world we all live in.
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/09/2016 20:17:55   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
[quote="christwigg"][quote="royfellows"]
Didn't say anything about the Apps, they seem OK, this is on the device, typically on startup.
[/quote]

Ah right those will have been put
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/09/2016 16:44:09   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
I have just called up a pdf of a mine plan on it from an inserted flash drive, and apart from being asked twice if I wanted to change the default write disk, its still on screen.

WiFi still
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/09/2016 16:17:07   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
[quote="christwigg"]I'm not really sure why you're blaming the Android Tablet.

If there are adverts popping up left, right and centre then the application developer put them there to earn c
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/09/2016 13:48:02   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
Got interested in Alpine Quest, but thought first I would upgrade the GPS to the Pro.

Are you all ready.

Could not get on the WiFi
Disabled WiFi security
Got on WiFi
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/09/2016 11:28:26   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
Go away..........................
:lol:
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/09/2016 09:28:37   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
The problem for me as I see it is that I wont be on line.

As a bit more general comment, off line the thing is a very tame beast, it even runs quicker, seriously.

I think when I
Topic: UK Mining Legislation
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/09/2016 21:56:40   Subject: UK Mining Legislation
Try Mole
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/09/2016 18:12:58   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
[quote="crickleymal"]I've got a Android tablet made by Goo or Coo or Qoo or something. Cheap and cheerful and I hate the operating system. It consistently refuses to use the 32G SD card for anything a
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/09/2016 17:40:21   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
I am not having problems with ads on the browser, its everywhere else and it all looks Google.

I have fixed the GPS and its good app, just a swine to get into the settings, but they are the
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/09/2016 16:00:46   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
If I had the guy in front of me who designed this sheet there would be plenty of red
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/09/2016 15:51:13   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
If I had two of them I would send you one each, goodbye life

Just switched it back on, 3 adds in a row on top of each other.
Burn them, burn them.
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/09/2016 15:15:11   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
More

Adblocker does not work. Did I tell you most are full screen, Oh sorry about that.

Wicked GPS app is showing silly latitude and longitude, useless. A pro version is only £1.
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/09/2016 12:31:08   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
If you would all like to share a joke to brighten up your day here goes.

I have just received a letter from the bank to the effect that in the event the trusts turnover exceeds £100,000 we
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/09/2016 12:20:29   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
Ho Ho Ho

http://uk.pcmag.com/opinion/16753/how-to-block-ads-on-android

Of course, when I am using the device for the purpose which I bought it, it will be off line anyway.
<
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/09/2016 11:17:40   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
But they cant control the Internet!

You can write up the whole damn incident and post it on another site, exactly like you have just done.
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/09/2016 11:06:01   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
Yes!

Only thing is that once its off WiFi and no phone service, no more ads, no more tracking where I go, what I do and all the other stuff. Im getting the hang of it now so GPS mapping off
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/09/2016 10:48:49   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
[quote="Captain Scarlet"][quote="royfellows"] This morning spent 45 minutes again on it, constantly interrupted by stinking adverts.

[/quote]

Are there any good deals to be had?[
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/09/2016 10:12:36   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
[quote="Heb"]Why not just go with Exeter? It's probably much warmer & drier than Nenthead at this time of year.

Oh, and what colour tablet did you buy?[/quote]

Just keep this up
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/09/2016 09:44:15   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
Help, advice, thoughts or whatever

I have never in my whole life encountered such a heap of frustrating absolute junk.

I dont want mobile phone or anything, no use for it, all I
Topic: Fake 'news' scam
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/09/2016 19:48:07   Subject: Fake 'news' scam
Best price is FastTech, exact same torch

https://www.fasttech.com/products/1601/10024464/5296400-x800-led-flashlight-w-focus-zoom

$9.49 USD, or £7.31 GBP, if anyone wants one. Al
Topic: Fake 'news' scam
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/09/2016 18:25:14   Subject: Fake 'news' scam
[quote="ant89"][quote="legendrider"]one for the Advertising Standards Agency?

If nocturnal crime is that rampant, I'm not venturing out anywhere, with or without the latest faux-Mil-Spec ta
Topic: Fake 'news' scam
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/09/2016 16:38:23   Subject: Fake 'news' scam
I just hit this by following a local (Walsall) fake news item from the webcams website.

[link]108387[linkphoto]108387[/linkphoto][/link]

I am totally appalled by this. You can se
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