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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
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 20/09/2016 13:20:55   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Thank you for your kind remarks, but X_Basic will continue to be available from stock as they are low labour intensive to produce, so people will still be able to get a good lamp without the need to
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 20/09/2016 10:10:54   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Hi people

I am sorry to advise that I am unable to take any further advance orders until further notice.
All existing orders will be met as will any warranty returns plus the usual st
Topic: Rotherhope Fell 1990 (possibly) (photo)
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/09/2016 18:55:25   Subject: Rotherhope Fell 1990 (possibly) (photo)
[quote="John Lawson"]
I did meet Rita on one occasion, when we stayed overnight.
[/quote]

Yes, your right! I remember now.

That was a few years ago.
Topic: Rotherhope Fell 1990 (possibly) (photo)
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/09/2016 20:21:44   Subject: Rotherhope Fell 1990 (possibly) (photo)
[quote="John Lawson"]Hi am currently on vacation duties in the eastern Med, however, Roy is largely correct in his mines exploration history lesson.
He has however omitted one crucial detail, in
Topic: ''Thing'' (photo)
royfellows

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 15/09/2016 11:05:36   Subject: ''Thing'' (photo)
It looked to me just like an oval dish shaped thingy lying there.

Now I can see its embedded, I go with the other suggestions.

Sorry
Topic: ''Thing'' (photo)
royfellows

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 15/09/2016 09:28:34   Subject: ''Thing'' (photo)
Been thinking about where I have seen these.

Occurs, Cwmystwyth, Box (Ministry area), Milwr Tunnel, Greenside, and loads in the slate mines.

Cwmorthin, one in situ:

[l
Topic: ''Thing'' (photo)
royfellows

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 15/09/2016 08:44:51   Subject: ''Thing'' (photo)
You must dream about sandbags.

(Insider joke)

:lol:
Topic: ''Thing'' (photo)
royfellows

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 15/09/2016 08:25:56   Subject: ''Thing'' (photo)
If its what I think it is there is one in Lefel Fawr at Cwmystwyth.

Metal shade for an electric light, centre hole which carried the bulb socket is corroded away leaving a large hole. It wo
Topic: Rotherhope Fell 1990 (possibly) (photo)
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/09/2016 13:17:02   Subject: Rotherhope Fell 1990 (possibly) (photo)
Thing about cars is that, well to me anyway, they help to fix the time of a visit to a place.
Diary would be best, but Oh the benefit of hindsight.
:lol:
Topic: Rotherhope Fell 1990 (possibly) (photo)
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/09/2016 10:55:52   Subject: Rotherhope Fell 1990 (possibly) (photo)
Recall?

I had purchased a new XR3i and took delivery in December 1985. First trip was to Wales, camped overnight and woke up to snow.
Determined to get up to north Pennines after readi
Topic: Rotherhope Fell 1990 (possibly) (photo)
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/09/2016 09:40:01   Subject: Rotherhope Fell 1990 (possibly) (photo)
I go with this.

Blackburn Level was bricked up until reopened by person or persons unknown. I can now reveal that this was the late Damian McCurdy who told me so.

My first visit
Topic: Wheal Bellan Mixed Mine Cornwall.
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 11/09/2016 18:40:09   Subject: Wheal Bellan Mixed Mine Cornwall.
The voices are people on the car park, the run in adit is just below it at about about stream level. The sound seems to conduct somehow.
Topic: 18650 info
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/09/2016 08:26:57   Subject: 18650 info
[quote="NewStuff"]Although directed at Vapes/Ecigs, a chap called "Mooch" has some very good, detailed information.

In short, anything good for an ecig is more than adequate for a Torch/la
Topic: 18650 info
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/09/2016 08:25:51   Subject: 18650 info
Panasonic and Sanyo are now same manufacturer.

High capacity means a lower possible maximum discharge rate.

A lot of other high quality Li Ion cells are above manufacturer re-bra
Topic: Dinas Silica Mine
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/09/2016 14:42:20   Subject: Dinas Silica Mine
Just a heads up that anyone contemplating a visit would do well to visit our website:

http://www.naturalamenities.co.uk/

Lost of hopefully interesting info, being added to.
Topic: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 06/09/2016 14:09:17   Subject: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
Sorry to resurrect an old thread, but they're at it again.

Now its called the "MiliTac" and claim that its made in USA!

http://go.nightforceflashlights.com/2worlds-brightest-flas
Topic: There's someone there... (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 05/09/2016 23:21:09   Subject: There's someone there... (photo)
:lol::lol::lol:

So who was it who told me that they lost their watch in there?
And I dont drink alcohol
:o
Topic: There's someone there... (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 05/09/2016 22:43:02   Subject: There's someone there... (photo)
A feeling of remoteness is something that Barry will appreciate from being the other side of a certain long appallingly grotty crawl through a backfilled passage.
And there has to be something s
Topic: There's someone there... (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 05/09/2016 19:05:59   Subject: There's someone there... (photo)
[quote="christwigg"]I've spent a lot of time underground and never once 'felt' a thing.

Until someone posts a photo of a screaming skull (which must also be on fire)

I remain a 1
Topic: Lamp chargers (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/09/2016 12:09:49   Subject: Lamp chargers (photo)
I haven't been up there for ages but last time the inside of the buildings were well and truly trashed, everything turned out and papers and brochures in heaps all over the floor.

Earlier i
Topic: There's someone there... (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 02/09/2016 12:53:10   Subject: There's someone there... (photo)
Yesterday, upon the stair,
I met a man who wasn't there.
He wasn't there again today,
I wish, I wish he'd go away...

maybe I lack imagination, but I cant see whats supposed t
Topic: Double Take !!!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/09/2016 08:23:33   Subject: Double Take !!!
[quote="Monty Stubble"][quote="royfellows"]I will give you a dead rat and a string to swing it with.

Mark Twain[/quote]

What sort of string?[/quote]

Only baling twine<
Topic: Double Take !!!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/08/2016 22:06:04   Subject: Double Take !!!
I will give you a dead rat and a string to swing it with.

Mark Twain
Topic: Double Take !!!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/08/2016 09:33:33   Subject: Double Take !!!
I wonder what this is worth then:

http://www.mineexplorer.com/

Topic: Dinas Silica Mine
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/08/2016 13:01:06   Subject: Dinas Silica Mine
I hadn't thought of it that way, but any pump can only manage to a certain head, and as they are just off an incline they are at different heights. I assumed the lower pumping from a 'sump' below up t
Topic: Dinas Silica Mine
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/08/2016 17:05:42   Subject: Dinas Silica Mine
That would be very much appreciated, especially if you allowed me to put it on the NAL website
:flowers:
Topic: Dinas Silica Mine
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/08/2016 16:13:02   Subject: Dinas Silica Mine
No, unfortunately not.

Here is a scan of the mine area.

[link]107403[linkphoto]107403[/linkphoto][/link]

Note that at that time Baldwins leased the land around Blamaen
Topic: Dinas Silica Mine
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/08/2016 15:24:26   Subject: Dinas Silica Mine
I am thinking 2 stage pumping for the pumps, which would be electric, to handle the head.

Quickly, as I have work to do, I have scanned this and uploaded it.

[link]107402[linkpho
Topic: Dinas Silica Mine
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/08/2016 15:13:20   Subject: Dinas Silica Mine
Yes, and whats interesting is that the surface buildings which are pencilled into yours are properly drawn on mine, as well as the pumping houses and water level etc.

There is a local compa
Topic: Dinas Silica Mine
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/08/2016 13:54:26   Subject: Dinas Silica Mine
I have reopened this thread as it may be of particular interest to divers.

I am pleased to be able to confirm that due to the kindness of Mr Dai Richards of Glynneath I now have copies of t
Topic: Access issues
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/08/2016 15:12:01   Subject: Access issues
[quote="Ty Gwyn"]It is all very complicated with minerals other than coal,

You may own the land that the majority of the mine is under,but unless you own the mineral rights and the site the
Topic: Access issues
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/08/2016 10:29:16   Subject: Access issues
Manorial Rights may not include the ownership of the mine.

http://blog.landregistry.gov.uk/letters-send-manorial-rights/

EXTRACT:

There are varying types of manorial r
Topic: Access issues
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/08/2016 09:57:15   Subject: Access issues
A bit more.
Manorial mineral rights although giving mineral ownership effectively to the lord of the manor (Countess of Lonsdale V Tesco) do not confer the same ancillary rights as ownership by d
Topic: Access issues
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/08/2016 09:48:03   Subject: Access issues
Manorial Rights!

Ouch

It is very legally complicated and sounds like a lawyers wet dream.
:lol:
Topic: Access issues
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/08/2016 22:10:42   Subject: Access issues
But as I understand it the OP has no rights by deed over the adjacent land, hence his inquiry?
Topic: Access issues
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/08/2016 21:52:00   Subject: Access issues
Mineral ownership is usually referred to on a conveyance as "all mines and minerals" although it is possible to buy a mine without mineral ownership due to there being complete freedom of contract in
Topic: Access issues
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/08/2016 19:48:19   Subject: Access issues
Oh Dear, Royal Forest of Dean, north Yorks?
Topic: Access issues
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/08/2016 19:25:49   Subject: Access issues
Disagree your last in Colin

Mineral ownership whether separate from the land ownership or included would not confer the right to cross another persons land to get to yours, land, mine or wh
Topic: For sale: Fenix 18650 battery case
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 02/08/2016 12:55:28   Subject: For sale: Fenix 18650 battery case
Sounds like Mr V is offering this service at little or no financial return, as were you Simon, and I applaud him for it.

Its similar with me to be honest, my money is in the lamps, but goo
Topic: For sale: Fenix 18650 battery case
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 02/08/2016 09:19:00   Subject: For sale: Fenix 18650 battery case
Parallel cells would be nominal 3.7V so as Mr V says the holder must hold them in series.

The reason I asked is because it would be understandably very attractive to a DIY lamp builder and
Topic: For sale: Fenix 18650 battery case
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 01/08/2016 22:49:54   Subject: For sale: Fenix 18650 battery case
Mr V, think you should specify output voltage for clarity.

Assume suitability for Stenlight is nominal 7.4V, that is, the cells are connected in series?

Topic: Giant miner puppet takes first steps - Anyone seen it?
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 29/07/2016 07:42:34   Subject: Giant miner puppet takes first steps - Anyone seen it?
[quote="sinker"]Here:

http://www.upi.com/Odd_News/2016/07/25/Giant-mechanical-miner-puppet-touring-England/4031469474809/

Cool! :thumbsup:[/quote]

The education doesn'
Topic: Giant miner puppet takes first steps - Anyone seen it?
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 28/07/2016 21:58:01   Subject: Giant miner puppet takes first steps - Anyone seen it?
Stu
West Owles was consolidated quite a few years ago, and just in time to save the collapse of the chimney, a matter of some concern to me as I love the place. And of course there is the recent
Topic: 200 Year Old Wooden Waggonway Uncovered!
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 27/07/2016 15:40:24   Subject: 200 Year Old Wooden Waggonway Uncovered!
[quote="rufenig"]Interesting.
But what a nightmare for conservationists.
Do you leave it for people to see and watch it fall apart as it dries out.
Do you re-bury it to preserve it (if
Topic: Best 'easy' mines in Wales? :-)
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 26/07/2016 14:50:17   Subject: Best 'easy' mines in Wales? :-)
[quote="BertyBasset"]Thanks Roy.

That's a couple of weekends taken care of.[/quote]

We may get to meet, look out for a blue Skoda
Topic: Best 'easy' mines in Wales? :-)
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 26/07/2016 13:59:04   Subject: Best 'easy' mines in Wales? :-)
Frongoch is possibly the biggest explore in the area, there is also the Henfwlch and Temple Mines. None of these requires SRT or wet gear.

Talybont is mild SRT.

There are lost of
Topic: Pokemon in Box Mine?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/07/2016 20:58:08   Subject: Pokemon in Box Mine?
Totally, utterly pathetic
:lol:
Topic: Dolwyddelan mines
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/07/2016 22:31:05   Subject: Dolwyddelan mines
I had a look a while back and seem to remember a run in adit with water coming out.
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