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Posts by royfellows

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Topic: Pokemon in Box Mine?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/07/2016 14:30:39   Subject: Pokemon in Box Mine?
I was working in Frongoch again the weekend, and when I passed Wemyss there was a group on there at it.

Footway Shaft is open at the bottom of a steep descending decline, and unfenced. I ma
Topic: Lamp for sale
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 13/07/2016 11:18:14   Subject: Lamp for sale
There are people who want these for 'traditional' trips, or 'authentic' underground events etc, and have asked for them in the past.
So don't give up.
Topic: South Terras
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/07/2016 21:09:51   Subject: South Terras
[quote="B Clarke"][quote="royfellows"][quote="neutronix"]

And somewhat off topic, I don't login that frequently, so could someone explain what the M word is, and why it is so contentious:)[
Topic: South Terras
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/07/2016 20:41:41   Subject: South Terras
[quote="neutronix"]

And somewhat off topic, I don't login that frequently, so could someone explain what the M word is, and why it is so contentious:)[/quote]

Minerals
There
Topic: South Terras
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/07/2016 16:39:29   Subject: South Terras
As I know very little about Radon I am keeping an open mind on this, possibly obvious from my postings about keeping out.

However, as a layman, I am wondering where floating dogs through on
Topic: South Terras
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/07/2016 16:30:09   Subject: South Terras
[quote="Morlock"]"peer-reviewed", now where have I heard that before.;D[/quote]

:lol:
Topic: South Terras
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/07/2016 15:51:40   Subject: South Terras
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]Of course.[/quote]

Enlightenment!
Topic: South Terras
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/07/2016 14:19:49   Subject: South Terras
Thanks.

I wonder if the "M" word could be part of the equation?
Topic: South Terras
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/07/2016 11:58:40   Subject: South Terras
What is "a legit group"

Any bunch of like minded people can club together to share an activity.

My view on things anyway.

I think that the mine description should be u
Topic: South Terras
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/07/2016 09:38:58   Subject: South Terras
Interesting paper.

As the adit only goes a short distance to a fall though, I struggle to see any attraction for explorers and the radon level is a good reason to not bother.

Wha
Topic: Im new :)
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 07/07/2016 08:38:24   Subject: Im new :)
More the merrier

Welcome both
Topic: South Terras
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/07/2016 22:20:41   Subject: South Terras
I was getting worried that someone might mention Carbis Bay beach on an open forum!

:lol:
Topic: West Cornwall
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 29/06/2016 11:09:38   Subject: West Cornwall
[quote="Bill L"]And of course you could always pop into Geevor!
[/quote]

:thumbsup:
Topic: West Cornwall
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 29/06/2016 08:44:07   Subject: West Cornwall
and while in St Just explore the other great moochy valley, Kenidjack and check out the great Wheal Call wheelpit and see if you can spot the flat rod run through its little tunnel.

I would
Topic: West Cornwall
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 28/06/2016 21:55:35   Subject: West Cornwall
Go have a good mooch around Cot Valley, St Just. Apart from the mining bits and old mill its a natural garden.
Topic: Who owns Gleision Colliery?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/06/2016 09:10:07   Subject: Who owns Gleision Colliery?
Criminals have been doing this for years, plus of course the bogus tradesmen complete with lettered clothing.

Genuine tradesmen have their vans broken into and then puzzle about why clothin
Topic: investment
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/06/2016 10:38:20   Subject: investment
Were off!
Topic: Car wedged in tunnel, South Wales
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 15/06/2016 21:39:29   Subject: Car wedged in tunnel, South Wales
You need to click the "News" link on the BT page
Topic: Underground Mine Photography
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 15/06/2016 15:40:44   Subject: Underground Mine Photography
In reality 260 lumens is nothing.
I tested an eBay £20 Chinese wonder a while ago and although its claim of 10,000 L was Alice in Wonderland it would do about 2500 off fresh batteries.

Topic: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/06/2016 20:52:59   Subject: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
[quote="tiger99"]
But the law needs to exempt landowners from the consequences of careless explorers having accidents, and from damage due to mindless vandalism etc. It just isn't fair that some
Topic: Trout Beck Foot/Teesdale Lead Mine (1970/71) (photo)
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/06/2016 12:58:52   Subject: Trout Beck Foot/Teesdale Lead Mine (1970/71) (photo)
I am back home now and recovering.

After a lot of examination of the area and a very educational couple of hours yesterday with the local expert on the area I can confirm the following.
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 06/06/2016 12:20:55   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
I have had a small number of instances of cables failing internally due to metal fatigue of the copper internal wires.

It is important to avoid an angle of cable to gland on either lamp or
Topic: Trout Beck Foot/Teesdale Lead Mine (1970/71) (photo)
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/05/2016 21:14:11   Subject: Trout Beck Foot/Teesdale Lead Mine (1970/71) (photo)
I am up at the Nent now and been over today. Metal Band is worth a look, remains of a crusher and wheelpit. Stone arched adit is deep in silt inside and probably leads to a collapse from surface, I go
Topic: PUB - Morning coffee and WHAT!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/05/2016 21:47:26   Subject: PUB - Morning coffee and WHAT!
Looks painful
:surrender:
Topic: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/05/2016 21:52:12   Subject: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
That's an interesting perspective Dave. I have seen the same kind of 'blindness' elsewhere.

Conversation

I was describing on of my breakthroughs to someone.

"Did you f
Topic: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/05/2016 17:35:19   Subject: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
[quote="Peter Burgess"]Fair do's, Roy. Taking life seriously is infectious. Can't think where I caught it from.[/quote]

I looked for 'buy you a pint' emoticon but failed find one, but the t
Topic: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/05/2016 16:34:30   Subject: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
[quote="Peter Burgess"][quote="royfellows"]What about this for a new catchphrase, "The Empire of Free Access"
Kinda got a ring to it hasn't it?[/quote]

I reckon the one thing caving/mi
Topic: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/05/2016 16:02:20   Subject: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
[quote="Mr Mike"][quote="royfellows"]

Pity the thread on UKC is closed as I could present this as a 'dilemma' to the complainant.
[/quote]

Go on Roy start a new thread...:de
Topic: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/05/2016 14:36:19   Subject: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
I fairness, it was not CMT which was being criticized on the UKC forum, it was Cave Access Ltd, and this was because its not a membership organisation and therefore being seen by one or two individual
Topic: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/05/2016 09:39:16   Subject: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
Just to inject a little humour......

I was at karate last night and missed it all, otherwise I would have got in and turned into a lamp thread.

:lol:
Topic: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/05/2016 09:30:22   Subject: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
[quote="Tamarmole"]Chaps can we leave this sort of thing on UKC please :flowers:[/quote]

I am at the centre of all this and I endorse the above comment.

Start anything on this w
Topic: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/05/2016 08:32:01   Subject: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
The UKC thread is now locked and reading through it not difficult to see why.

Personally, I am left feeling bewildered.
Topic: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/05/2016 18:18:50   Subject: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
and still nobody on there answered my question..........
;D
Topic: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/05/2016 14:00:17   Subject: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
[quote="caver1"] Unless its a case of lock it down for the sake of just a few favoured people?[/quote]

Or to use as a bargaining chip to ensure access to places controlled by others with th
Topic: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/05/2016 11:43:28   Subject: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
Possibly, but I am still thinking about hidden agendas etc

I can perceive two kinds of democracy.
A is a majority agreement of the whole underground community.

B is say a
Topic: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/05/2016 08:24:03   Subject: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
Most of the bitching seems to me to centre around the 'gate everything' V the 'free access' with CROW thrown in for good measure plus a few not very well hidden, hidden agendas.

Why was tha
Topic: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/05/2016 16:06:25   Subject: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
[quote="pwhole"] which is nearly always just about one topic, and it's usually the same people arguing,[/quote]

Now I wonder what that could be and where they might be coming from
:lol
Topic: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/05/2016 13:52:15   Subject: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
Its possible that mine exploration has only recently come in from the cold so to speak. We have been doing it for years but in many cases where we really shouldn't, and still do for that matter. While
Topic: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/05/2016 13:27:49   Subject: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
[quote="Daggers"]

Needless to say we did not destroy anything and the woman who caused all the fuss had never actually been in the said location, but was an expert on it's content.

Topic: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/05/2016 13:04:53   Subject: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
[quote="bograt"]surprisingly there is a "BOGRAT" on that forum and its not me, what's the chances of 2 people using the same name, good job I never go on that site. ;([/quote]

I would chang
Topic: coming out (Draethen)
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 17/05/2016 16:24:34   Subject: coming out (Draethen)
No worries.
;D
Topic: coming out (Draethen)
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 17/05/2016 14:29:43   Subject: coming out (Draethen)
I don't want to be a wet rag but as a director of Cave Access Ltd I have to draw attention to the following extract from the CAL website:

Most sites now have access documentation and guides
Topic: coming out (Draethen)
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 17/05/2016 12:15:59   Subject: coming out (Draethen)
Just a note about the photo.
Download it and use Windows Photo Viewer to turn correct way up. Looks good on modern wide screen monitor
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/05/2016 08:17:41   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Dont get that one
Topic: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/05/2016 08:05:09   Subject: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
[quote="Mr.C"]Some folk on there would find a reason to fall out with their own shadow.
[/quote]

:lol::lol::lol:
Topic: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/05/2016 17:10:03   Subject: Interesting thread on UKC, Cave Access Ltd.
Just a heads up on this one, its becoming quite entertaining and worth reading through.

http://ukcaving.com/board/index.php?topic=20354.msg261372;topicseen#new
Topic: Orgreave / Miners strike petition
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/05/2016 13:41:36   Subject: Orgreave / Miners strike petition
I just thought that this may be of interest:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-36302227
Topic: Orgreave / Miners strike petition
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/05/2016 20:23:07   Subject: Orgreave / Miners strike petition
The 1979 General Election result was an inevitability.

Rampant inflation and the so called "Winter of Discontent" under the disastrous government of Jim Callahan took the country to the bri
Topic: Orgreave / Miners strike petition
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/05/2016 17:24:37   Subject: Orgreave / Miners strike petition
The thing about the police is that however much you dislike them, or whatever grudges from the past you may have against them, there could be a time when you will be bloody glad to see them.

Topic: battery key
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/05/2016 16:24:31   Subject: battery key
I will be up the Nent end of month and leave some with PJ
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