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Topic: Oldham charger frames
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/11/2016 16:30:44   Subject: Oldham charger frames
Mobile storage racks from surplus or salvage stores such as MacSalvors at Redruth.
Some Internet browsing would turn up something.

Disagree about criticism of price, you buy anything l
Topic: More Browns Folly mayhem
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 15/11/2016 17:37:08   Subject: More Browns Folly mayhem
[quote="droid"]If the low-lifes perpetrating this are relying on the anonymity of the internet, then possibly the latest posts on UKC might persuade them otherwise.[/quote]

;D;D;D
Topic: More Browns Folly mayhem
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 15/11/2016 15:32:25   Subject: More Browns Folly mayhem
[quote="Morlock"][quote="MonkeyCaver"][quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]
In the case of Browns. I'm surprised that the authorities have not put an end to this stupidity already. It's a time
Topic: More Browns Folly mayhem
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 15/11/2016 15:22:06   Subject: More Browns Folly mayhem
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]Whilst I can see your point Roy, I would not give up either. I would see it as "giving in to bullies". I am certainly no "superman", but I would find it very hard to just back of
Topic: More Browns Folly mayhem
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 15/11/2016 14:40:16   Subject: More Browns Folly mayhem
[quote="Blober"]Having been told a bit more information it really seems the best course of action would be for Brian to just take a step back for the time being. I know many will see that as "giving u
Topic: More Browns Folly mayhem
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/11/2016 19:03:05   Subject: More Browns Folly mayhem
Please follow this link and read my comment.

http://ukcaving.com/board/index.php?topic=21151.msg269858;topicseen#new

Not good.
Topic: Helmet Tips
royfellows

Forum: Mining Heritage   Posted: 12/11/2016 18:44:42   Subject: Helmet Tips
I have found its either frying pan or fire. I use an Ecrin Roc to carry a bat roaster because of the weight of the lamp, but it does seem to sit high. This is because it grips, if that's the right wor
Topic: but of a odd one
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 11/11/2016 12:13:03   Subject: but of a odd one
[quote="Cornish_Bear"]

Im not going to be using the Youle lamp that it came with as i have oldham that im converting to run leds i only really bought the lamp to reuse the battery box on i
Topic: but of a odd one
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 11/11/2016 08:00:37   Subject: but of a odd one
At risk of appearing unkind, I don't know why people bother messing with such junk.
If you want a back up light, why not just a cheap headtorch?

If you want robust and waterproof and s
Topic: Calendar BUY NOW
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/11/2016 11:41:29   Subject: Calendar BUY NOW
Just bought mine
Topic: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/11/2016 19:13:37   Subject: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
Cwmystwyth and Frongoch are very close together by car, and there may be 'something new for the new year'.
:sneaky:
Topic: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 07/11/2016 22:22:48   Subject: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
I believe that there are some reasonably priced waterproof cameras on the market, but for underground use you will need a fairly wide angle lens, and an open shutter option for light painting.
Topic: Wisdom lamp 3
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 06/11/2016 21:00:51   Subject: Wisdom lamp 3
John, I am still doing it on my own!

I worked 4 weekends, Sat and Sun, 8 hours a day, up and down a ladder with concrete and rocks, and 72 in January.

On thread, well sort of, my
Topic: Wisdom lamp 3
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 05/11/2016 13:20:24   Subject: Wisdom lamp 3
I have just been looking at the range of lamps and have to say that I am impressed. I note that they use genuine Sanyo cells so you know you are not getting junk batteries. This is a major point.
Topic: Wisdom lamp 3
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 04/11/2016 19:19:27   Subject: Wisdom lamp 3
[quote="Cuban Bloodhound"]For me, I Iike a lamp attached to a cable, so that if my lid falls off it's less likely to run away.[/quote]

I dont do lamps with belt mount except for one super r
Topic: Wisdom lamp 3
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 04/11/2016 18:29:06   Subject: Wisdom lamp 3
[quote="AdM Michael"]
-too light

[[/quote]

You can get these lead weight thingy's that fishermen use
:lol:

Sorry, I cant help it
Topic: Wisdom lamp 3
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 04/11/2016 18:10:46   Subject: Wisdom lamp 3
[quote="robnorthwales"][quote="Tamarmole"]
Carbide is the answer - electricity is the work of the devil.[/quote]

Surely candles are the real answer. Tallow ones, of course.[/quote]
Topic: Wisdom lamp 3
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 04/11/2016 18:03:08   Subject: Wisdom lamp 3
Pity anyone who needs a lamp, especially quantity.

Miners lamps you cant batteries for after a few years, a supplier who as stopped taking orders, (for a short time though) or hideously exp
Topic: Wisdom lamp 3
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 04/11/2016 16:23:25   Subject: Wisdom lamp 3
Mainly a question for Simon

Is there some reason, certification or whatever, that miners lamps don't use helmet mount battery packs?

Only I think it a bit naff in this day and ag
Topic: Wisdom lamp 3
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 04/11/2016 15:08:35   Subject: Wisdom lamp 3
Back on topic, Wisdom produce one capable of 360 lumens which makes them the worlds most powerful mining lamp.
To the best of my knowledge.

Before anyone jumps in about my lamps and t
Topic: Wisdom lamp 3
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 04/11/2016 15:01:50   Subject: Wisdom lamp 3
Dont mention tyres, its a long story
:curse:
Topic: Wisdom lamp 3
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 04/11/2016 10:55:52   Subject: Wisdom lamp 3
See John, all good comments.

Only thing is that, well, I am no fan of 'mining lamps' or the Oldham DL 16 for that matter.
Your cable weighs more than my battery, my lamp weighs just ov
Topic: Wisdom lamp 3
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 03/11/2016 21:21:37   Subject: Wisdom lamp 3
Oldham, hmm, made where?
Topic: Wisdom lamp 3
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 03/11/2016 19:48:18   Subject: Wisdom lamp 3
I have been contacted several times by the manufacturer as the Chinese have no respect for the interests of their distributors. If anyone thinks they can be 'sole' UK agent think again.

Hav
Topic: Panning for Gold illegal?
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/10/2016 09:55:11   Subject: Panning for Gold illegal?
[quote="NouveauRiche"][quote="RAMPAGE"][quote="NouveauRiche"]Hey. So from what I know, one thing is the area is within the national park and therefore falls under any environmental legislation put for
Topic: Alasdair "Ali" Neill RIP
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 31/10/2016 09:47:38   Subject: Alasdair
Very sad, and indeed very sudden. I have recent e correspondence with him and he was posting on the forums recently as well.
It comes as a shock.
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
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