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Topic: NAMHO 2019
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/03/2019 12:49:17   Subject: NAMHO 2019
Just a heads up, Cwmystwyth Crossroads SRT through trip added to the trips list
Topic: Cae Sara, Myddfai
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 26/03/2019 09:12:41   Subject: Cae Sara, Myddfai
I have a vague memory of reading somewhere of an adit in very dangerous state, and this was years ago, and having trucks in it. Also an unfriendly landowner.
Topic: Photographs Of Wherry (album)
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 25/03/2019 10:22:07   Subject: Photographs Of Wherry (album)
Am I missing something, cant find it in the database.
Also, I note that "Wheal Speed" has "Wheal" spelt "Wheel" so is out of alphabetical order.

EDIT
Got it from the photo link, n
Topic: Photographs Of Wherry (album)
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 25/03/2019 10:15:30   Subject: Photographs Of Wherry (album)
So Very Foolish: A History of the Wherry Mine, Penzance

https://www.moorebooks.co.uk/So-Very-Foolish-A-History-of-the-Wherry-Mine-Penzance.html

Unfortunately currently out of sto
Topic: Weardie Beardies - Cornwall's Mining Oddball Meetup
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 07/03/2019 11:46:48   Subject: Weardie Beardies - Cornwall's Mining Oddball Meetup
I will look in if down your way on the right day. I don't have a beard and don't like them but really am very weird.
Topic: Wheal Sophia Copper Mine (mine)
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 26/02/2019 21:19:06   Subject: Wheal Sophia Copper Mine (mine)
[quote="neutronix"]According to the annotations on the Hamilton Jenkin Map 37SE,
Cornwall South Tamar Lead Mines "formerly called Moditonham or Wheal Sophia", Mining Journal 13th August 1853[/quo
Topic: Wheal Edward and Owles, a big question.
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 19/02/2019 13:08:47   Subject: Wheal Edward and Owles, a big question.
I was down there before the West Owles shaft was plugged and the shaft was blocked with the usual rubbish. But must have been open before that up until???

I gained the Cargodna Adit by goin
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 19/02/2019 12:15:16   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
I would try again later, there have been a lot of bookings made already, might be a temporary server issue.
Topic: Newbie S Wales
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 13/02/2019 13:45:53   Subject: Newbie S Wales
An easy stroll through is Upper Dinas Silica Mine, at your own risk of course.
(I own it)
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 12/02/2019 11:45:39   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
[quote="Moorebooks"][quote="Manicminer"]Is the lecture program repeated on both days or will they have different content[/quote]

The norm is to have new talks each day

Mike[/quo
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 12/02/2019 09:22:21   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Lecture program update

Mine exploration as a research tool - applications in mining history, geology and archaeology

Mine exploration, using speleological techniques, takes the r
Topic: Advice needed on lamp improvements
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 11/02/2019 13:52:29   Subject: Advice needed on lamp improvements
[quote="Pete Monkhouse"]Hi Roy (and others!)

I'm looking at the LTC3454 although I suspect there are many alternatives.

Regards, Pete[/quote]

I have not worked with o
Topic: Masson Video
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 09/02/2019 11:01:02   Subject: Masson Video
I think that in some respects mine exploration still needs to gain ground to be universally regarded as a legitimate leisure activity.

I also see the best way to progress is to take owners
Topic: Advice needed on lamp improvements
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 08/02/2019 11:11:14   Subject: Advice needed on lamp improvements
If the cells are in pairs there is a Hammond box that just takes them and allows for a PSB and cable gland, but need sealing in as box isn't waterproof.
Use the black nylon glands with cable sup
Topic: Advice needed on lamp improvements
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 07/02/2019 19:31:27   Subject: Advice needed on lamp improvements
Bit more
I dont know how your cells are housed but if you are using 18650 battery holders (held by springs) beware of fitting unprotected OEM cells with a management circuit. A sharp jolt could c
Topic: Advice needed on lamp improvements
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 07/02/2019 19:28:20   Subject: Advice needed on lamp improvements
[quote="Pete Monkhouse"] I'll test the condition of what I have and have a think.....
[/quote]

Would you like me to read your tea leaves?
:lol:
Topic: Advice needed on lamp improvements
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 07/02/2019 16:51:02   Subject: Advice needed on lamp improvements
Here she is:
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2x-Sanyo-NCR18650GA-Li-Mn-3500mAh-INR-10-20A-3-7v-18650-battery-case-UK-genuine/182235740604?epid=2256157998&hash=item2a6e18b9bc:g:MIEAAOSwlzZbKTaR:rk:2:pf
Topic: Advice needed on lamp improvements
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 07/02/2019 16:45:07   Subject: Advice needed on lamp improvements
You came to the right shop.

XRE-Q5s are really obsolete now and looking at the drivers they should still be considered good.

I would move forward by replacing the emitters with C
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 06/02/2019 10:57:16   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Henfwlch

I have been working things out re a possible round trip and noting that the no 1 winze which takes water is only vertical for 8 metres before it picks up a slight underlie. This ma
Topic: Wheal Edward and Owles, a big question.
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 05/02/2019 21:20:03   Subject: Wheal Edward and Owles, a big question.
With Dickie kindly uploading more of his photos from the 1970s and the latest being Wheal Edward, I have a question that I have pondered on for years.
Has West Owles pumping shaft ever been open?
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 05/02/2019 21:13:50   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
[quote="danswift"]Roy, Is there any trips running at the weekend or just lectures? And will there be a trip schedule up soon? Cheers.[/quote]

Already answered

[quote="royfellows"
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 05/02/2019 16:59:56   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Breaking

The short term club membership for temporary insurance is limited to 10 delegates. If people start missing out there may be a discounted full membership available, but cost a bit m
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 04/02/2019 16:31:12   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
[quote="Peter Burgess"]Are trips on Thursday, Friday and Monday down to delegates to arrange for themselves, or will they be organised as led groups?
I was hoping to do two full days of lectures
Topic: NAHMO Conference Booking
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/02/2019 13:45:44   Subject: NAHMO Conference Booking
You can get in from either 'end', NAMHO or cambrianmines.co.uk
Its all integrated together.
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 04/02/2019 13:42:33   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
You do whatever you want but have to book onto the trips.
As the lectures are on Saturday and Sunday along with the trips its impossible to do both, but a half day trip could enable attending the
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 01/02/2019 12:40:42   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
[quote="Moorebooks"][quote="royfellows"]It appears that I need to confirm today as a start date to take bookings. I was not aware that I needed to.

Obviously, trips will change and be swapp
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 01/02/2019 11:24:17   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
It appears that I need to confirm today as a start date to take bookings. I was not aware that I needed to.

Obviously, trips will change and be swapped around in the next few months, but ev
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 01/02/2019 11:08:36   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Thanks I will pass this on.
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 01/02/2019 08:35:39   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
[quote="ogof addict"]Roy, the booking page is not behaving itself for me! is it broken or have i missed something?[/quote]

Whats it doing?
I will pass your comments on to the NAMHO web
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 23/01/2019 11:16:26   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Thanks for all this. My attendance does not go back as far as some of you. I think you have answered a lot of questions.
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 23/01/2019 11:13:32   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
If it gets worse Peter, I will give you an upgrade for a tenner plus return. Those switches a lot dearer!
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 23/01/2019 09:49:09   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
NAMHO Conferences

I am sorry if this is rather in the theme of "aditnow is a website" but I feel I aught to explain a few things for newbies.

Full event title is "NAMHO Conferenc
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 22/01/2019 19:00:15   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Some news

The Scorpion TGX is now available, but only 2 in stock.

I was awaiting feedback on the switches fitted as push button switches have given problems in the past with Derb
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 17/01/2019 14:25:40   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Latest

CMTs NAMHO 2019 website can be reached directly from the CMT website www.cambrianmines.co.uk and is integrated with the official NAMHO bookings website - this will be on line 31st of
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 15/01/2019 12:53:16   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
To bring everybody up to speed.

I am working with the NAMHO webmaster to get the bookings website on line.
There are some issues.

I am having trouble with my own system and
Topic: Waterfall Stope
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 13/01/2019 21:21:53   Subject: Waterfall Stope
More goodies.
Was in there yesterday with David James helping him do a survey and being with someone braved the climbdown into the collapse at the back of the bank of deads. It leads to a very sm
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 13/01/2019 21:10:22   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Booking website is not yet live.
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 09/01/2019 15:27:52   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Save you the trouble

Friday Night Supper:

Welsh Ale Battered Haddock, Chips, Mushy Peas & Tartare

Thai Red Chicken Curry (med spicy),

Basmati Rice Thai Re
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 09/01/2019 14:18:08   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Latest.

Due to server issues the link NAMHO2019.uk is not working properly. However the NAMHO2019 website can be opened from www.cambrianmines.co.uk

The menus and prices for the
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 07/01/2019 16:24:25   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
A few lamp related things for the New Year

#1
[quote="The kwan"]Just a question Roy about a lynx X1000, if the blue battery level indicator lights stop working when you turn it upside
Topic: Hopton Wood Entrance (photo)
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 07/01/2019 16:18:12   Subject: Hopton Wood Entrance (photo)
I agree.
There are other places to go and as one door closes another opens.
My advice is keep away.
Topic: Waterfall Stope
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 05/01/2019 12:20:19   Subject: Waterfall Stope
Yes but you all love me really.
Where would NAMHO be without the karate demonstrations?
:lol:
Topic: Waterfall Stope
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 04/01/2019 15:10:21   Subject: Waterfall Stope
[quote="Grout1"]Could it be close to somewhere where pigs might swim?
[/quote]

I can think of another project where when that breaks through they will have learnt to fly.
:lol:
Topic: History of the Gwydir Forest
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/01/2019 12:07:13   Subject: History of the Gwydir Forest
Forestry Commission Wales owned land became property of the Welsh Government upon devolution, Natural Resources Wales just manage it.
The CAL agreement is with the WG, exception being Temple Mine
Topic: Waterfall Stope
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 03/01/2019 21:25:35   Subject: Waterfall Stope
You should see me at karate and aikido. I have been told I am like a cobra.
Anyway, there may be more mine success yet in time for NAMHO.

I have though been seriously thinking about th
Topic: Waterfall Stope
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 03/01/2019 10:25:33   Subject: Waterfall Stope
Henfwlch Mine and Waterfall Stope

Waterfall Stope is beautiful, vast, awesome, and slightly frightening. This is its story.

I first entered the Henfwlch Adit which emerges at SN
Topic: Waterfall Stope
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 02/01/2019 22:12:47   Subject: Waterfall Stope
Yes, its Henfwlch.
I will upload photos and description tomorrow.
Topic: Waterfall Stope
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 02/01/2019 21:08:35   Subject: Waterfall Stope
[quote="Grout1"]Could it be close to somewhere where pigs might swim?

[/quote]

and submerged farm and chapel
Topic: Waterfall Stope
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 02/01/2019 19:46:00   Subject: Waterfall Stope
From another thread.

[quote="ChrisJC"][quote="Peter Burgess"]Santa's given Roy another mine to play with;D[/quote]

Can we guess which one?

Chris.
[/quote]
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/12/2018 17:04:52   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
I know how to use a drill.
But mine is smaller than his.
:(
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