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Topic: Exploitation of Child Miners
royfellows

Forum: Rest of World   Posted: 20/01/2016 09:10:15   Subject: Exploitation of Child Miners
From Wiki, re Lithium Ion Batteries (LIB):

Chemistry, performance, cost and safety characteristics vary across LIB types. Handheld electronics mostly use LIBs based on lithium cobalt oxide
Topic: Sir Francis Level in 3D
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 19/01/2016 20:15:51   Subject: Sir Francis Level in 3D
I wondered at that as well, maybe the narrative was to fit the video?

Very nice video for that, and I really like the 'enlightened' attitude towards underground exploration.

EDIT
Topic: Sir Francis Level in 3D
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 19/01/2016 19:55:28   Subject: Sir Francis Level in 3D
I wonder if 'consultants' have become part of the equation?
:lol:

I wonder if they gave any thought as why they are usually referred to as the "Sir Francis Water Pressure Engines"
Topic: Sir Francis Level in 3D
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 19/01/2016 19:10:10   Subject: Sir Francis Level in 3D
[quote="simonrail"]
But surely it was operated by hydraulic power (and water as well!).
[/quote]

Yes.
So where have they got "compressed air" from?
:o
Topic: Help needed dog down mine in Coatbridge
royfellows

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 19/01/2016 17:22:17   Subject: Help needed dog down mine in Coatbridge
I have had a quick look at the area on Wiki and it seems likely that mining activity will either be coal or ironstone, both of which will produce bad air and probably other gasses especially if the sh
Topic: Help needed dog down mine in Coatbridge
royfellows

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 19/01/2016 16:55:23   Subject: Help needed dog down mine in Coatbridge
Its possible that a mine shaft may have been capped with concrete or similar and rabbits or possibly ground collapse has made a hole under the edge of the capping and into the shaft big enough for a d
Topic: coed du mine
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/01/2016 16:48:26   Subject: coed du mine
[quote="Ian A"]

Interestingly, there is a "hole" to surface partway along the passage which is too small to climb up but from which you can feel a draught and pick up leaves from the floor.
Topic: Photographs Of Gwynfynydd (album)
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/01/2016 09:24:17   Subject: Photographs Of Gwynfynydd (album)
which leads to the mine in question. I feel uncomfortable.

I would rather give him an exclusive on Cwmystwyth or similar.
Topic: Vandalism in Browns Folly
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 18/01/2016 14:53:54   Subject: Vandalism in Browns Folly
[quote="rufenig"][quote="Morlock"]
Bottom line is, who would be responsible in the event of an unfortunate UG accident? [/quote]
Difficult
Would the Mine inspector take Avon wildlife as
Topic: Vandalism in Browns Folly
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 18/01/2016 12:32:43   Subject: Vandalism in Browns Folly
This whole area is problematic.

Box was basically 'saved' by the blocking of the entrances many years ago, a blessing in disguise?

The easy entry point now being Jacks, witness t
Topic: Vandalism in Browns Folly
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 16/01/2016 20:58:44   Subject: Vandalism in Browns Folly
John L
There are some issues there that are beyond description.
My advice to everyone stands, stay away from the place.
Topic: Wanted; Oldham Lid Clamps & Screws
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 15/01/2016 16:29:10   Subject: Wanted; Oldham Lid Clamps & Screws
Lamp manufacturer!
:lol:
Topic: Wanted; Oldham Lid Clamps & Screws
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 15/01/2016 15:37:03   Subject: Wanted; Oldham Lid Clamps & Screws
Ill put some in with your fuses
Topic: fatality @ matlock bath
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 15/01/2016 10:32:25   Subject: fatality @ matlock bath
I have to confess an interest in the whole complex.

My handle on it is that the high ground at the back of what is now the theme park has always had a downward tendency in the ground betwee
Topic: Vandalism in Browns Folly
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 15/01/2016 10:20:54   Subject: Vandalism in Browns Folly
[quote="Tamarmole"]The Browne's Folly situation does look like a car crash in slow motion. I don't see it ending well.[/quote]

Roger that for sure
I know some things i cannot put on a
Topic: Vandalism in Browns Folly
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 14/01/2016 22:12:36   Subject: Vandalism in Browns Folly
They should have gone down Talybont instead, then they would have ended up behind all the concrete I am pouring.
:lol:
Topic: Vandalism in Browns Folly
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 14/01/2016 21:50:04   Subject: Vandalism in Browns Folly
The scumbags have been at it in there, here is a link to photos etc uploaded to UKC

http://ukcaving.com/board/index.php?topic=19652.msg252615;topicseen#new
Topic: SRTE Stop Descender
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/01/2016 11:24:06   Subject: SRTE Stop Descender
He has as they say "a way with words"
:lol:
Topic: SRTE Stop Descender
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/01/2016 20:13:11   Subject: SRTE Stop Descender
Bad workmen always blame their tools
:lol:
Topic: SRTE Stop Descender
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/01/2016 13:45:45   Subject: SRTE Stop Descender
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]The thing is with a stop, you're meant to squeeze the handle AND THEN use it like a bobbin. Not like an ID where the handle position equals speed. It's a mistake
Topic: Oina Marble Quarry mid 1980''s? (photo)
royfellows

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 13/01/2016 12:56:42   Subject: Oina Marble Quarry mid 1980''s? (photo)
[quote="exspelio"][quote="Morlock"]I always assumed Tippex was a motor vehicle re-assembly aid, such as, marking cambelt running direction etc.:lol:[/quote]

:thumbsup::thumbsup: And timing
Topic: Oina Marble Quarry mid 1980''s? (photo)
royfellows

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 13/01/2016 11:06:29   Subject: Oina Marble Quarry mid 1980''s? (photo)
Just looked it up, I think the original was spelled as below?

Tippex
't?p?ks/
BRITISHtrademark
noun
1.
a type of correction fluid.
verb
1.
delete wit
Topic: Oina Marble Quarry mid 1980''s? (photo)
royfellows

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 13/01/2016 10:15:37   Subject: Oina Marble Quarry mid 1980''s? (photo)
I blame keyboards

Years ago could type perfect Tipex free letters on a portable Adler typewriter. Still have it actually
:o
Topic: SRTE Stop Descender
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/01/2016 17:22:22   Subject: SRTE Stop Descender
Red helmets are really good, but not sure about descenders.
Topic: fatality @ matlock bath
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 12/01/2016 12:59:07   Subject: fatality @ matlock bath
Yes
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
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