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Topic: Graffiti in DGC
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 09/01/2016 21:05:35   Subject: Graffiti in DGC
[quote="Tamarmole"]A similar tag has appeared in Virtuous Lady.[/quote]

and that is access controlled, gated and locked. How can this be!
:o
Topic: Photographs Of Noon Nick (album)
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 09/01/2016 18:30:26   Subject: Photographs Of Noon Nick (album)
This mine is on here twice: Noon Nick and Jugholes
Topic: fatality @ matlock bath
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 08/01/2016 15:06:43   Subject: fatality @ matlock bath
Did the fall come from directly above then?

I am wondering is the "gas lantern" may have something to do with it due to rising hot air which has been the cause of an accident before, althou
Topic: Historic Photographs Of Smallcleugh (Photo ref 103656) (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 05/01/2016 20:56:01   Subject: Historic Photographs Of Smallcleugh (Photo ref 103656) (photo)
So that's him, I remember him being there, vaguely, but could not remember what he looked like.

Been along time.
Topic: Smallcleugh 1987, names to faces?
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 05/01/2016 17:42:45   Subject: Smallcleugh 1987, names to faces?
Just amended the description with what we have so far. Trying to find an email address for the person I believe the unknown to be.

Topic: Smallcleugh 1987, names to faces?
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 05/01/2016 16:21:49   Subject: Smallcleugh 1987, names to faces?
I thought it was John Mac, will have to change the picture description.
Topic: Smallcleugh 1987, names to faces?
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 05/01/2016 15:43:51   Subject: Smallcleugh 1987, names to faces?
It looks like someone I know thinking about it, initials are G N.
Topic: Historic Photographs Of Smallcleugh (Photo ref 103656) (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 05/01/2016 12:16:38   Subject: Historic Photographs Of Smallcleugh (Photo ref 103656) (photo)
We need to ID the guy with the sunglasses hanging from his pocket, he has a tripod on his back so a keen photographer.

Dont I look young!
:lol:
Topic: Smallcleugh 1987, names to faces?
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 05/01/2016 12:06:26   Subject: Smallcleugh 1987, names to faces?
Hi people, I am the one with all the bags and to my right the late John Mac.

Can we name the others please. Come on John L and Pete J, help!

Photo by late Harry Parker

Topic: Box Quarry - New Year's Eve tourist trip 2015
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 03/01/2016 20:42:26   Subject: Box Quarry - New Year's Eve tourist trip 2015
Its quite a little book and will also be copyright.

I would ask Mike Moore to an eye out for one.
Topic: Box Quarry - New Year's Eve tourist trip 2015
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 03/01/2016 16:09:18   Subject: Box Quarry - New Year's Eve tourist trip 2015
John Horton, a quarryman, was hanged at Devizes goal on 1st Feb 1886 for the murder of his father and Charlotte Lindsey his 'common law wife'. He described himself as being "very provoked"
It tak
Topic: Box Quarry - New Year's Eve tourist trip 2015
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 03/01/2016 13:44:47   Subject: Box Quarry - New Year's Eve tourist trip 2015
Interesting.
I noted the "broken hands" bit in the article, so they never thought to progressively harden their fists!

Topic: Caplecleugh Low Level.
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 02/01/2016 21:30:51   Subject: Caplecleugh Low Level.
Hows the bridge over to the garage at Rookhope?

I noticed last year the supports were being undermined.
Topic: Caplecleugh Low Level.
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 02/01/2016 21:20:39   Subject: Caplecleugh Low Level.
[quote="PeteJ"]......when the rain stops...![/quote]

Hope springs eternal

Topic: www.moorebooks.co.uk - Website open
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 31/12/2015 10:08:15   Subject: www.moorebooks.co.uk - Website open
Welcome back Mike
Topic: Merry Christmas 2015
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/12/2015 18:31:00   Subject: Merry Christmas 2015
[quote="rufenig"][quote="royfellows"]Yea, merry whatsits to all.
We all enjoy in our own way, I have something really iffy planned for tomorrow, you better off not knowing.
;)[/quote]
<
Topic: Merry Christmas 2015
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/12/2015 15:50:28   Subject: Merry Christmas 2015
Yea, merry whatsits to all.
We all enjoy in our own way, I have something really iffy planned for tomorrow, you better off not knowing.
;)
Topic: Graffiti in DGC
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 23/12/2015 20:09:09   Subject: Graffiti in DGC
I think I have it, the Cornish flag is the giveaway.

Cornish National Liberation Army which later became Cornish Republican Army is centered in Plymouth. There are possibly some splinter gr
Topic: Graffiti in DGC
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 22/12/2015 18:46:51   Subject: Graffiti in DGC
Bitter lemons true. I drink gallons of the stuff and always have bottle with me. Take a mouthful, spray it on, give it a couple of minutes, then wire brush.
Topic: Graffiti in DGC
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 22/12/2015 15:40:32   Subject: Graffiti in DGC
Any idea what it means?

Hope is not yet another far right group
:o
Topic: Minerals
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 22/12/2015 12:13:05   Subject: Minerals
I go with just about everything that's being said

For what its worth, I don't have a problem with dealers or collectors, but do have a problem with people who have a problem, which is why I
Topic: Minerals
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 21/12/2015 21:41:42   Subject: Minerals
We have a Coalway Rd near here
Topic: Minerals
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 21/12/2015 21:33:18   Subject: Minerals
I have some nice anthracite in my coal bunker, and I live in the midlands
;D
Topic: Minerals
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 21/12/2015 19:18:59   Subject: Minerals
and I should have said that there are actually several taboo subjects and caving is one of them!

:lol:

and if you must mention the word "cave", its best to write it as "c*ve" or
Topic: Minerals
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 21/12/2015 19:17:08   Subject: Minerals
[quote="rufenig"][quote="Mike1984"]Sorry if I have upset anyone but you don't know where to start unless you ask[/quote]

No problem, don't let it put you off asking questions.
You coul
Topic: Minerals
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 21/12/2015 18:18:39   Subject: Minerals
Gentlemen, it seems the "M" word is appearing again, I think we all have a sort of mutual agreement to keep certain subjects of this site?
;D
Topic: Storm damage
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/12/2015 13:57:59   Subject: Storm damage
Nitpicker
:lol:
Topic: Calendar - proceeds
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/12/2015 14:20:54   Subject: Calendar - proceeds
I am very deeply touched by the kindness and generosity of you all.
Hopefully, when work is completed you will all be able to see what your money has achieved.

Topic: nant arian
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 15/12/2015 14:16:07   Subject: nant arian
Just to be explicit, the track I mean is the one that leads right past Taylors Incline shaft.

The landowner has certainly made a nice job of the mine site, he is also preserving the mining
Topic: nant arian
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 15/12/2015 10:11:09   Subject: nant arian
Nantyrarian

This mine is not on the database, I will add it later.
Easiest reached I think by following the track that cuts the Goginan site and would eventually take you below Level N
Topic: Rampgill Level roof fall
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 12/12/2015 21:10:20   Subject: Rampgill Level roof fall
Its more to do with the neodymium motors than the batteries which a bit better in NiCad, and now we have high discharge rate Li Ion coming mainstream.

I am using cells rated to 10 amps for
Topic: Rampgill Level roof fall
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 11/12/2015 21:35:35   Subject: Rampgill Level roof fall
[quote="gNick"]
Also I think it is only fair for those who have done the work to call it what they like.[/quote]

Cant argue with that one
:thumbsup:
Topic: Rampgill Level roof fall
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 11/12/2015 20:54:13   Subject: Rampgill Level roof fall
[quote="John Lawson"]I think it should be given it's full Title!
Rampgill Shaft Level Supporting Pillar or RSLSP, but of course until it is completed it is supporting rather stale air!
I thi
Topic: Rampgill Level roof fall
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 10/12/2015 17:25:27   Subject: Rampgill Level roof fall
Sounds more like a cave with those names, but don't get renaming Rampgill.
Topic: Cambokeels (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 08/12/2015 18:25:51   Subject: Cambokeels (photo)
I might be only person who gets that one
:lol:
Topic: recommend me a caving club
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/12/2015 12:31:25   Subject: recommend me a caving club
I read NW as north Wales!
The thing about acronyms is that we are loosing the ability to understand each other. I read the news and cant figure out that they are talking about.
Topic: recommend me a caving club
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/12/2015 10:45:45   Subject: recommend me a caving club
This is actually a mining website but anyway, Shropshire Caving and Mining Club do a lot in central Wales and also trips in north Wales, as a member I can thoroughly recommend them.

http://
Topic: Pack-Walling (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 07/12/2015 20:32:30   Subject: Pack-Walling (photo)
I have a friend who believes he is haunted by them, he sees them everywhere he goes.

He was at ATAC in the lobby and said one thing about being on surface he away from my damned lamps, then
Topic: Pack-Walling (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 07/12/2015 20:01:31   Subject: Pack-Walling (photo)
I had a dream about you and John about a week or so ago. It was back in 1980 something, I had been experimenting with semiconductors.
I turned up on the car park:

"Hey Robert, look at
Topic: Pack-Walling (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 07/12/2015 13:58:55   Subject: Pack-Walling (photo)
What good thinking!
It looks very pro and indeed authentic.
:thumbsup:
Topic: Dolcoath Relic - Williams?
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 06/12/2015 22:02:54   Subject: Dolcoath Relic - Williams?
This is off thread but there was an old fellow I only knew as "Bill" who lived in the house at the end of Truthwall Lane, Botallack, opposite the camping site. I bought a lot of the Levant agents repo
Topic: www.moorebooks.co.uk - Website open
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 05/12/2015 14:11:33   Subject: www.moorebooks.co.uk - Website closure
Yes, get well soon old friend.
Topic: Oldham t's
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 28/11/2015 21:27:43   Subject: Oldham t's
Should be on the web somewhere but early types had unspillable ink well type vents, later ones had valve breathers in the top under the lid.
The T2 was in my opinion the best they made, it had h
Topic: Tin back on the agenda
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 28/11/2015 21:17:50   Subject: Tin back on the agenda
[quote="AR"]
I see on the news that there's a protest march for tomorrow demanding that world leaders shift us to 100% renewable energy. [/quote]

The tails that wag the dog
Topic: Tin back on the agenda
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 28/11/2015 16:43:43   Subject: Tin back on the agenda
[quote="Tony Blair"] Listening to this eco-hysteria from the various true believers about carbon capture technology, I think not. I think these people have created a new religion and now it's driven t
Topic: Tin back on the agenda
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 28/11/2015 14:51:22   Subject: Tin back on the agenda
I am loving this thread, nice to see you Mr S firing on all cylinders again.

How long will this thread run before some 'man for all seasons' injects some politically correct fashionable opi
Topic: Lamp Suggestion
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 26/11/2015 21:01:45   Subject: Lamp Suggestion
Look forward, thank you for your interest.
Topic: Lamp Suggestion
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 26/11/2015 20:54:06   Subject: Lamp Suggestion
I could possibly supply before Christmas, I am about 90% on this, if this helps.

The new range of aluminium lamps are more straightforward to produce than the Trigon Oldham conversions, so
Topic: Lamp Suggestion
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 26/11/2015 20:47:45   Subject: Lamp Suggestion
The silence could be saying everything.

Should have more D1800s ready soon plus an X1000. D800s will be later next week and X3000s the waiting lists are starting.

Sorry, best I c
Topic: Multiple-LED Lamps
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/11/2015 14:33:57   Subject: Multiple-LED Lamps
Mine purports to be a "Skyray", its probably a pick and choose brand like "Ultrafire"
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