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Topic: Super power battery bargain
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/03/2016 12:30:25   Subject: Super power battery bargain
What with the torches and probably a lot of other stuff its all out of hand.
Are Trading Standards actually that powerless to act?

One could think of quite a few jokes about Chinese s
Topic: Super power battery bargain
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/03/2016 09:24:25   Subject: Super power battery bargain
The big issue is that people will believe this sort of rubbish and use it as a comparison yardstick.

If only the Sony/Panasonic batteries were as good as what these clever Chinese people ca
Topic: Info wanted: Consolidated Goldfields V Hollingshead 1972
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/03/2016 21:57:49   Subject: Info wanted: Consolidated Goldfields V Hollingshead 1972
I am sorry to say no.
My informant advised that it was from memory and one point had mentioned Amey Roadstone, whether by memory lapse or memory correct. However I have Consolidated from another
Topic: Info wanted: Consolidated Goldfields V Hollingshead 1972
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/03/2016 13:58:55   Subject: Info wanted: Consolidated Goldfields V Hollingshead 1972
Thanks for this Chris, it does prove that CG had interests in aggregates and ballast.
I was advised that the case sprung off them previously buying the mineral rights of Ingleton Manor to preven
Topic: Which camera to buy?
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 29/02/2016 14:20:51   Subject: Which camera to buy?
and the Roy Fellows camera bought of eBay many years ago is a big chunky FujiFilm S9600 still giving good results.

Avoid the earlier 9500 as it has weaknesses ironed out on the 9600, mainly
Topic: Info wanted: Consolidated Goldfields V Hollingshead 1972
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/02/2016 20:45:15   Subject: Info wanted: Consolidated Goldfields V Hollingshead 1972
No, its not. I have tried Google searches and no good, cant find anything on the web.
This is what suggests to me the level in the legal system, if it had been Court of Appeal or Lords/Supreme Co
Topic: Much Around Hayle?
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 28/02/2016 16:59:26   Subject: Much Around Hayle?
Anyone managed to drop an adit shaft?

Adit has no entry I can see.
Topic: Info wanted: Consolidated Goldfields V Hollingshead 1972
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/02/2016 15:46:54   Subject: Info wanted: Consolidated Goldfields V Hollingshead 1972
Does anyone have a transcript of the proceedings or even which court this was hear in?
Probably Chancery Division of the High Court?
I am interested in obtaining accurate case history. I a
Topic: Much Around Hayle?
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 28/02/2016 14:59:47   Subject: Much Around Hayle?
[quote="ttxela"]Ah well, I expect as Mrs T will be recovering from chemo we'll be riding around in the car a bit so we will be venturing further afield at least part of the time.

I'll check
Topic: West Pastures Mine Fluorite Mine
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 28/02/2016 14:52:51   Subject: West Pastures Mine Fluorite Mine
Take an adjustable spanner to open the gate. Inside there is an interesting bodily contortion over a second 'gate' which is unlocked.

Anyone would think that thee had been something in ther
Topic: Henfwlch Mixed Mine
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 25/02/2016 18:42:16   Subject: Henfwlch Mixed Mine
[quote="John Mason"]Have always been fond of Henfwlch but oddly have never been underground there.[/quote]

Done comfortably in thigh waders, and don't tell me as a fisherman you don't have
Topic: New here. Interested in the smaller mines near Dylife
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 24/02/2016 10:39:43   Subject: New here. Interested in the smaller mines near Dylife
The BGS memoirs have been digitalised and are available on line. I downloaded them all so have not kept the link, but Google should turn them up.
Topic: Daily Wail article
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 24/02/2016 10:30:25   Subject: Daily Wail article
I wonder where the idea for a 'mines calendar' came from?
Topic: Henfwlch Mixed Mine
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 22/02/2016 18:29:43   Subject: Henfwlch Mixed Mine
They have been like that for some time. The site could do with a little loving care and attention. Thing is, its the property of NRW and also on the CAL underground access schedule.

It woul
Topic: Henfwlch Mixed Mine
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 22/02/2016 13:34:04   Subject: Henfwlch Mixed Mine
Hi Steve

I believe that a bit of defoliating may uncover holding down bolts for machine mounting on some of them, others are supports for timber uprights in the original building.

Topic: Daily Wail article
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 20/02/2016 21:30:45   Subject: Daily Wail article
[quote="Peter Burgess"]Do you think the self-publicist has been in touch with "webuyanycar.com" yet?
[/quote]

Which is actually owned by BCA!

Conspiracies
:o

Topic: Alyn Valley swallow hole - access
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/02/2016 21:27:24   Subject: Alyn Valley swallow hole - access
[quote="Peter Burgess"]If the caves are within the designated area of the SSSI (see the relevant map) https://naturalresources.wales/media/638421/SSSI_0241_Map0022df4.pdf

.... then the mana
Topic: Alyn Valley swallow hole - access
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/02/2016 18:14:08   Subject: Alyn Valley swallow hole - access
[quote="rufenig"]:smartass:
If you are "extracting a mineral" (limestone is a mineral)
it is a mine.
:smartass:

Puts tinfoil hat back on. :blink:[/quote]

Might o
Topic: Daily Wail article
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 20/02/2016 15:34:09   Subject: Daily Wail article
[quote="grahami"]With his logic, I wouldn't employ him as anything to do with IT ! IT engineer indeed.....

Grahami[/quote]

:lol:
Topic: Alyn Valley swallow hole - access
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/02/2016 15:32:55   Subject: Alyn Valley swallow hole - access
[quote="Carter"]Are there other letters to the one in the original post which is the same as the one I have received.
The only reason I ask is that it says NRW is aware that people have accessed
Topic: Alyn Valley swallow hole - access
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/02/2016 14:36:58   Subject: Alyn Valley swallow hole - access
I fancy that it is what has been said in the letter, a sink hole and nothing to do with digging. The "digging minerals" bit is a piece of 'political embroidery'.

Now there is a new saying w
Topic: Daily Wail article
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 20/02/2016 14:11:02   Subject: Daily Wail article
"Pieces of slate were falling from above our heads."

Not making any connection between this an wearing helmets is an indication of the intelligence level.
Topic: Alyn Valley swallow hole - access
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/02/2016 11:25:45   Subject: Alyn Valley swallow hole - access
Thank you Ian for your very interesting explanation. Dave, yes good thinking and count on my support.
Topic: Bronze age mining in the Lake District (Kendal)
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 20/02/2016 09:53:22   Subject: Bronze age mining in the Lake District (Kendal)
I can tell you quite explicitly that tin only occurs in Cornwall and Devon. This obviously implies an advanced logistics way back in the bronze age. Also the prerequisite was ease of extraction rather
Topic: Alyn Valley swallow hole - access
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/02/2016 08:39:47   Subject: Alyn Valley swallow hole - access
Does anyone actually know anything about this?

I cant think of where it could be and I used to walk the area frequently, although not been there for a few years.

Some of the lett
Topic: Daily Wail article
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 19/02/2016 20:09:34   Subject: Daily Wail article
[quote="RichardB"][quote="christwigg"]Clearly no-one on here can know or have ever been there.

Those blokes discovered it, the article says.

:stupid:[/quote]

Even thou
Topic: Alyn Valley swallow hole - access
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/02/2016 20:02:03   Subject: Alyn Valley swallow hole - access
How did CROW come about?

Yes, Mr Solo puts it well, its "our" countryside. not "the" countryside.
Topic: Daily Wail article
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 19/02/2016 19:28:41   Subject: Daily Wail article
[quote="exspelio"]

What really irritates me is the amount of photographic talent that is misguided and going to waste.--[/quote]

Yes!

Some of them really are very good
Topic: Alyn Valley swallow hole - access
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/02/2016 19:13:09   Subject: Alyn Valley swallow hole - access
Ian, yes I am in on the circle.

There is an old Chinese proverb:
"May you live in interesting times"
Topic: Daily Wail article
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 19/02/2016 18:43:21   Subject: Daily Wail article
and the surface picture is the road above Tal y llyn which is actually Gwynedd not Ceredigion
Topic: Alyn Valley swallow hole - access
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/02/2016 18:23:34   Subject: Alyn Valley swallow hole - access
[quote="christwigg"][quote]Natural Resources Wales is currently working with Denbighshire County Council to design and install grilles under licence to unsure the swallow hole is safe.[/quote]
Topic: Daily Wail article
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 19/02/2016 15:37:11   Subject: Daily Wail article
He would probably believe anything, such as his head being perfectly safe without a helmet, or that the probably Chinese headlamp he is wearing wont pack up at the most inconvenient time.
Topic: Ystrad Einion Copper Mine (mine)
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 17/02/2016 09:33:49   Subject: Ystrad Einion Copper Mine (mine)
[quote="ttxela"]Excellent Stuff Roy, will definitely have to take a look when all is settled. Am I right in thinking it is at least in part an SRT trip?[/quote]

Yes, but novice grade in tha
Topic: Wanted, Ceag 2 bulb headset.
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 16/02/2016 16:23:39   Subject: Wanted, Ceag 2 bulb headset.
Just checked. The ones I have that I thought were Ceag are actually Youle, but have some others which have no makers name but are Oldham GT headsets or clones and have main bulb holders that attach to
Topic: Ystrad Einion Copper Mine (mine)
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 16/02/2016 14:13:03   Subject: Ystrad Einion Copper Mine (mine)
Please keep away from Talybont until I have finished. Ladders hanging on ropes, fresh concrete, shutting, plus instability at shaft bottom due to stripping out rotten timber. I know the place and can
Topic: Ystrad Einion Copper Mine (mine)
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 16/02/2016 09:24:18   Subject: Ystrad Einion Copper Mine (mine)
The catwalk was fitted by me in 2002 for the NAMHO event and should be sound although I haven't checked it recently.

Will put on my 'to do' list.

I wonder how many people see the
Topic: Ystrad Einion Copper Mine (mine)
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 15/02/2016 18:21:58   Subject: Ystrad Einion Copper Mine (mine)
Should be open.
Owner is local authority.

Talybont just down the road might be open by then, worth seeing my work.
Topic: Wanted, Ceag 2 bulb headset.
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 15/02/2016 18:21:22   Subject: Wanted, Ceag 2 bulb headset.
I probably have several, will look and come back tomorrow.
Topic: Browns Folly, Square Well Clean Up
royfellows

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 15/02/2016 16:29:30   Subject: Browns Folly, Square Well Clean Up
A good job well done!
:thumbsup:
Topic: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 15/02/2016 12:53:00   Subject: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
[quote="exspelio"]Maybe this ones more believable?--

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/5000-Lumen-Zoomable-CREE-Q5-R2-LED-Flashlight-Torch-Zoom-Lamp-Light-3-Mode/281904717729?_trksid=p2047675.c1000
Topic: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 15/02/2016 09:37:13   Subject: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
Actually the best pocket torch I have ever had is the one I now use.
It was a gift from HK with a large order, based on a Cree XPG it had a good beam and I was pleasantly surprised to find that i
Topic: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 14/02/2016 18:34:35   Subject: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
I have followed the links to purchase, and this is the story:

You Get The Tactical LS360 Torch Today - Normally £224.00 Retail - For ONLY £56.00 (75% Discount!)
PLUS.. We're throwing i
Topic: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 14/02/2016 16:43:39   Subject: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
Just to get it all right.

Pick a sexy looking Chinese torch that they sell for about £5, get it custom etched as part of a quantity discount order, "SAS Nightfighter 5000" or similar. Offer
Topic: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 14/02/2016 13:07:35   Subject: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
Its Chinese Junk
:lol:
Topic: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 14/02/2016 10:31:48   Subject: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
Sorry, its not a £2 Chinese torch, its actually £5.60

http://www.banggood.com/Ultrafire-CREE-XML-T6-1800LM-5-mode-Zoomable-LED-Flashlight-p-75196.html

Its about time Trading Stan
Topic: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 14/02/2016 09:38:46   Subject: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
Its a SCAM!

Its a £2 Chinese torch that's being super hyped.

http://www.theoutdoornerd.com/2016/02/flashlight-scam-lightstrike-360-avoid.html

And it seems that a certa
Topic: Bargain book on e bay
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/02/2016 17:42:01   Subject: Bargain book on e bay
eBay can be madness.

A factory refurb machine went for £240, brand new was £299, after the sale brand new was reduced to £269.

The models weakness is its motor, guess why the ref
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 09/02/2016 21:35:48   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
The Lynx SAR 5000
I am announcing the Lynx SAR (Search And Rescue) lamp as latest in this line of lamps.
It is primarily designed for a specific purpose as its name suggests, however I expec
Topic: Manod on the Beeb (again)
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/02/2016 11:13:07   Subject: Manod on the Beeb (again)
Thanks for that info, it explains a lot!
I had noticed and wondered about it, drawing the obvious conclusion, but for some reason never connected it with the movement of artwork during the war.
Topic: Manod on the Beeb (again)
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/02/2016 10:30:08   Subject: Manod on the Beeb (again)
I like the struggle getting the lorry under the bridge, I remember trying to get an XR3i through there on sheet ice in the late 1980s
:lol:

Its nice archive footage.
:thumbsup:
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