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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
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
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