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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"
Topic: Rampgill Level roof fall
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 25/11/2015 15:27:26   Subject: Rampgill Level roof fall
[quote="gNick"]

The only thing better than a good dig is a building project to avoid having another dig.[/quote]

How about a combination of both, with buckets of concrete and lad
Topic: Rampgill Level roof fall
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 25/11/2015 14:59:30   Subject: Rampgill Level roof fall
[quote="Morlock"][quote="royfellows"]I see a whole population totally subdued by spirit crushing game shows, wondering around aimlessly with bar codes stamped on their heads[/quote]

A predi
Topic: Rampgill Level roof fall
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 25/11/2015 14:01:52   Subject: Rampgill Level roof fall
I see a whole population totally subdued by spirit crushing game shows, wondering around aimlessly with bar codes stamped on their heads.

The only refuge being Rampgill

See, I go
Topic: Rampgill Level roof fall
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 25/11/2015 12:50:57   Subject: Rampgill Level roof fall
[quote="ttxela"]

I find my knees play up more than my back
[/quote]

I had knee problems, my own doing actually, and tried supports.
Expensive 'best' neoprene made it w
Topic: Rampgill Level roof fall
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 25/11/2015 12:06:27   Subject: Rampgill Level roof fall
Mine explorers and cavers ailments?

Beware of bad posture through continued stooping.
Its very important to maintain a good posture in daily life, ones centre of gravity should be in t
Topic: Rampgill Level roof fall
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 25/11/2015 11:57:58   Subject: Rampgill Level roof fall
[quote="Mr Mike"]Thanks Roy, you haven't by any chance in your pursuit of Eastern studies found a miracle pressure point for the back? One press and it resets to (I would settle for almost) good as ne
Topic: Rampgill Level roof fall
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 25/11/2015 10:11:21   Subject: Rampgill Level roof fall
Its been a bad year for a lot of people, I wish you a speedy recovery.
Topic: Multiple-LED Lamps
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/11/2015 10:08:56   Subject: Multiple-LED Lamps
Absolutely.
But a slight warning, don't take for granted "waterproof", better to read this as "splashproof", other than this you will be OK.

Another tip is to put decent batteries in i
Topic: Multiple-LED Lamps
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/11/2015 08:54:58   Subject: Multiple-LED Lamps
One I bought for £20 claimed 6 X XM-Ls, they are not XM-Ls for a start and to make matters worse the 2 X genuine XM-L 2s at 3 amps that form the beam at max in my Lynx X3000 beats it rather obviously.
Topic: Multiple-LED Lamps
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2015 21:59:48   Subject: Multiple-LED Lamps
Such things are very good value for money but beware false descriptions and grossly exaggerated outputs.

Its claimed output is pure Alice in Wonderland.
Topic: Multiple-LED Lamps
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2015 10:03:26   Subject: Multiple-LED Lamps
Presumably you want an array of bare emitters for a photo flood?

Mr Bif, the Rude Nora man was selling them a while back but now only seems to be offering the Nora and conversions.

Topic: Rampgill Level roof fall
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 23/11/2015 16:42:47   Subject: Rampgill Level roof fall
Its worth looking up into the roof cavity seen when facing Rampgill Shaft, and considering what you see together with the evident fracture lines in the top of the arching extending in both directions
Topic: Rampgill Level roof fall
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 21/11/2015 16:53:21   Subject: Rampgill Level roof fall
Anything left over from Norpex that could be moved down there to pre empt any fall?

I mean steel support or whatever.
Topic: Sad News
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/11/2015 21:57:25   Subject: Sad News
Sorry I missed the original posting, maybe I was away.
Topic: Sad News
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/11/2015 20:31:44   Subject: Sad News
I have just picked this up from Darkplaces.

Dark Prince, aka Dom Jackson died on the 3rd of October 2015.
Dom had a stroke and was sedated in hospital in the hope he would recover, how
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 17/11/2015 12:24:46   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]I'd like to see how that stacks up against the Trigon, light quality wise.

[/quote]

Not quite as good due to small 20 mm reflectors, but d
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 17/11/2015 11:21:04   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Dragon D1800
Temporarily sold out, please enquire.

Expect another batch ready by end of week and re ordering components.
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 13/11/2015 16:21:37   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
I am announcing the Dragon D1800 as a replacement for the now discontinued D1200

By virtue of its unique combination of small size and weight, efficiency, low cost, and maximum power; combi
Topic: A new "sinkhole"
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 12/11/2015 21:33:11   Subject: A new
Well I live over an old brickworks, I found this out when I had my bungalow extended.

Of course, Great Wyrley does have some coal mining history.
Topic: Tut Tut...
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/11/2015 20:29:53   Subject: Tut Tut...
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]I imagine the owners of the money funnel are behind a pension fund based in Panama which owns a trust in the Isle of Man and that having a controlling stake in t
Topic: A new "sinkhole"
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 12/11/2015 20:25:52   Subject: A new
[quote="rufenig"][b]Shaft filling for dummies. [/b]

Throw trees down the shaft till it blocks.
Fill shaft with spoil and waste to near the top.
Cover with planks.
Add a layer
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 12/11/2015 12:04:54   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Thanks for this, I respect your honesty.
Oss!

I am about to announce my wham- bammy and am toying with the idea of sending you my own to try out for an honest appraisal, me pay you pos
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 08/11/2015 09:06:21   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
[quote="NewStuff"][quote="royfellows"]Boost circuit
Works well with NiMH because they can be run dry. This is a no no with Li Ion.[/quote]

Well, you can if you're monitoring input volt
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 07/11/2015 16:03:29   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
I am announcing a new 'Flat pack' version of my 8V series 4 cell power pack. Its 7 Ah with same cells announced as 'red band' and is explosion proof, water proof, shock proof and caver proof same as o
Topic: Channel 4 - Restoring Britain's Landmarks
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 05/11/2015 14:17:39   Subject: Channel 4 - Restoring Britain's Landmarks
[quote="Morlock"][quote="JohnnearCfon"]I have found that sometimes, if you turn adblock off to start with, put up with the initial batch of ads, then once programme itself has started, turn adblock b
Topic: Channel 4 - Restoring Britain's Landmarks
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 05/11/2015 13:36:51   Subject: Channel 4 - Restoring Britain's Landmarks
[quote="Morlock"]Bit the bullet and turned off Ad-block, gave up after several minutes of shite adverts!:curse::curse:[/quote]

Windows 10 V Google; Round one

Trouble is that its
Topic: Cwmystwyth Access
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 02/11/2015 22:26:18   Subject: Cwmystwyth Access
I recommend Shropshire Caving and Mining Club who have regular trips into there. You will easily find them on the web.
Topic: Cwmystwyth Access
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 02/11/2015 13:33:35   Subject: Cwmystwyth Access
I visited the skipway are in Lefel Fawr at Cwmytwyth and can report that the sagging timber are is as it was, however there has been more collapse at the end onto the fall that bocks direct access to
Topic: Blackett Level Oxygen Level Warning
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 30/10/2015 16:49:32   Subject: Blackett Level Oxygen Level Warning
A bizarre fetish?

Well no, and on a more serious note as Prince says, we are all different.

I have a tendency to get out of breath sometimes in my 'other hobby', freestyle fighti
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 30/10/2015 14:11:52   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
This is just a heads up to the customers I have on here.
I have just been advised that the "Contact Us" email address on the lighting website is the now defunct iriscom domain. It looked the righ
Topic: Stenlight Batteries
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 30/10/2015 13:58:37   Subject: Stenlight Batteries
Fantastic!
They are a great little lamp.

I actually know someone who was using one and then bought a bloody Mk 1 Earthworm!

I was sick for whole week.
Topic: Rechargeable AAAs & Chargers
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 30/10/2015 12:55:40   Subject: Rechargeable AAAs & Chargers
Its that magic name "Sanyo", everthing that's good in batteries.

Guess what I use.

"What's in your lamp"
:lol:
Topic: Stenlight Batteries
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 27/10/2015 16:51:18   Subject: Stenlight Batteries
While I have your attention, for the benefit of everyone, what is the exact position regarding Stenlights please?

I mean will they be back in production sometime, or is that it?
Topic: Stenlight Batteries
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 27/10/2015 15:43:52   Subject: Stenlight Batteries
[quote="Vanoord"]The answer we came up with was to use a Fenix battery box which can then be used with whatever 18650s you wish:

https://www.abcstore.co.uk/Excellent-Stuff/Fenix-battery-cas
Topic: Rechargeable AAAs & Chargers
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 26/10/2015 22:27:08   Subject: Rechargeable AAAs & Chargers
Try these people

www.fasttech,com

I bought a load of BTY 3000 mAh, they will have suitable chargers.
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