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Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 28/06/2015 11:28:00   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
I am announcing a new version of the Lynx X6000. I have redesigned the lamp so as to use 2 of the centre spot reflectors used in the X2000, together with the small wide beam reflector as used previous
Topic: Cannock Chase Historical Mining Society
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 24/06/2015 07:19:39   Subject: Cannock Chase Historical Mining Society
Can we keep this subject off aditnow please?
I am one of the biggest 'hammers' of this on my own site, but what I put on my site is my business, what gets done on here is everybody's.

Topic: Stolen lamps
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/06/2015 21:44:06   Subject: Stolen lamps
[quote="ChrisJC"][quote="royfellows"]Nobody steal Skoda

Well, times do change
:lol:[/quote]

Not yours anyway. Not if they heard it squeak along the road!

Chris.[/
Topic: Stolen lamps
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/06/2015 15:48:27   Subject: Stolen lamps
Nobody steal Skoda

Well, times do change
:lol:
Topic: Stolen lamps
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/06/2015 11:52:21   Subject: Stolen lamps
Try living round our way, cutting the lawns and need a leak you darn't leave the mower out front for 5 minutes.

On the plus side anything I put out on the verge goes, whatever it is.
M
Topic: 1965 Llanrwst flood photos
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/06/2015 22:03:56   Subject: 1965 Llanrwst flood photos
Thanks for this. So the fall was much later than I thought, apologies to those I mislead.

I seem to remember a tale I heard years ago of someone going in on a routine inspection while the m
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/06/2015 21:44:48   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
Its basically to do with the chance of being successful against capital expense involved, but tariffs have been reduced by 20% and existing ones will be due for revision in 20 years time.

T
Topic: Prince Edward Gold Mine access
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/06/2015 16:25:26   Subject: Prince Edward Gold Mine access
On the WMS meet we were parked well before Dolddinas, it was I believe the parking space created for vehicles belonging to the pylon people who had laid the road. We walked the rest of the way up to t
Topic: Stolen lamps
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/06/2015 16:08:46   Subject: Stolen lamps
They lead a blessed existence in our society, if they get caught they will just get a smack on the wrist.

Reading a book "The Art of the Samurai" recommended by one of my Shihans.
Some
Topic: Stolen lamps
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/06/2015 14:42:15   Subject: Stolen lamps
[quote="ebgb"]thieving low lifes. Assume that's Rogerley in Weardale?

any details of when the break in occurred? Getting worse in the dale here, locks seemingly meaning nothing to people<
Topic: Stolen lamps
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/06/2015 12:08:21   Subject: Stolen lamps
Would people be aware that if you are offered one of my EcoStar lamps with no power pack or charger it is very likely stolen property and one of a batch stolen during a break in at Rogerley Fluorite M
Topic: 1965 Llanrwst flood photos
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/06/2015 10:25:31   Subject: 1965 Llanrwst flood photos
[quote="Alasdair Neill"] Bennett & Vernons books makes it clear that closure was due to depletion of immediate ore reserves. Any collapses therefore would have no bearing on closure. [/quote]

Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/06/2015 09:00:02   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
The hydro people have pulled out at Cwmystwyth due to becoming aware of previously unseen issues. This is bad news.

I have before CADW two underground projects for SAM approval, the driving
Topic: Prince Edward Gold Mine access
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/06/2015 22:32:17   Subject: Prince Edward Gold Mine access
There has been hassle before with a local farmer, even when permission to use the track and the parking had been agreed with the people who laid the road. (A WMS meet)
My belief is that the land
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 15/06/2015 19:15:33   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Last remaining stock of EcoStars all sold to same buyer.

Lamp now discontinued.

This is just to advise.
Topic: 1965 Llanrwst flood photos
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/06/2015 13:13:19   Subject: 1965 Llanrwst flood photos
An Internet search on 1965 flooding picked up Trefriw and also Llanrwst, I wonder if there where 2 separate incidents after the same heavy rainfall?
Topic: 1965 Llanrwst flood photos
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/06/2015 12:10:42   Subject: 1965 Llanrwst flood photos
Got it
It was an old mine reservoir above Trefriw which burst its dam after heavy rain. Nothing underground or anything to do with Parc. Memories returning, you can still see signs of it mooching
Topic: 1965 Llanrwst flood photos
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/06/2015 11:05:19   Subject: 1965 Llanrwst flood photos
Mining at Parc finished long before 1965. In July 1958 mining ceased and it was put on care and maintenance, but a massive collapse on the Gorlan lode, a source of trouble for years, sealed its fate f
Topic: Carn Brea Castle tunnel
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/06/2015 18:34:07   Subject: Carn Brea Castle tunnel
A bit more for those interested.
In the relationships shot tables not participating in any relationships are nothing to do with the Mining Journal. The two 'sys' tables are MS Access system, the
Topic: Carn Brea Castle tunnel
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/06/2015 18:18:22   Subject: Carn Brea Castle tunnel
[quote="Tamarmole"]I am, as we speak, using Roy's Mining Journal images in conjunction with his images of George's index.

You have an image of a page that is it, nothing flash. Neither
Topic: Carn Brea Castle tunnel
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/06/2015 17:36:55   Subject: Carn Brea Castle tunnel
[quote="lozz"]"There is no way shape or form that OCR will work on the Mining Journal"

Is that because of the small and sometimes not so clear print?

Lozz.[/quote]

Tha
Topic: Carn Brea Castle tunnel
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/06/2015 17:17:08   Subject: Carn Brea Castle tunnel
I know where you are coming from, with the Mining Journal its impossible.
There is no way shape or form that OCR will work on the Mining Journal.
I have no intention of getting involved in a
Topic: Carn Brea Castle tunnel
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/06/2015 16:46:30   Subject: Carn Brea Castle tunnel
Sample page from Georges index, part of 1860

[link]101257[linkphoto]101257[/linkphoto][/link]

EDIT
I am waiting for Simon's comments on my VBA programming skills!
:lol:
Topic: Carn Brea Castle tunnel
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/06/2015 16:39:40   Subject: Carn Brea Castle tunnel
CODE SAMPLE

Lines preceded by a ' are comment not executable code.

Public Function CreateFlatFile() As Boolean
'FOR USE IN HISTORIC MINING JOURNAL INDEX DATABASE
'This
Topic: Carn Brea Castle tunnel
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/06/2015 16:37:26   Subject: Carn Brea Castle tunnel
The late George Hall had the bound copies of the Mining Journal together with an index that he write in the 1970s.
Be advised that the index within the journal itself is total rubbish.
Georg
Topic: Carn Brea Castle tunnel
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/06/2015 07:17:19   Subject: Carn Brea Castle tunnel
[quote="Tony Blair"]

I would also like to participate in the continued digitisation of the mining journal, albeit with a crew....[/quote]

If a dedicated team were to take on the
Topic: Are you a groupie?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/06/2015 19:37:29   Subject: Are you a groupie?
[quote="Tony Blair"]and if they did break in, they'd find some wet overalls from last time, get ochre all over themselves and not find any treasure
[/quote]

but not so your van Stu....
Topic: Oldham cap lamps
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 31/05/2015 20:52:38   Subject: Oldham cap lamps
[quote="Tamarmole"]

Didn't they make those vile MF cells.[/quote]

I believe so.

While I am here, a reality check.

I have just weighed an Oldham cable and go
Topic: Oldham cap lamps
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 31/05/2015 19:36:52   Subject: Oldham cap lamps
[quote="kroca"]Roy, Oldhams stopped making lead acid battery's when the factory at crown point Denton closed a long time ago mate all battery's after that were crap.i used to get all my lamps from the
Topic: Oldham cap lamps
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 31/05/2015 15:45:13   Subject: Oldham cap lamps
I can see that you are keenly interested so just a bit of info I picked up. Obviously, if someone knows better feel free.

When Oldham developed the 'D' type LED headset they used an emitter
Topic: New caplamp required
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/05/2015 12:51:52   Subject: New caplamp required
See other thread
They should try keeping their website updated
I need talk!
:lol:

EDIT
I believe that our own Simon is Oldham UK distributer
Topic: Oldham cap lamps
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 31/05/2015 12:48:59   Subject: Oldham cap lamps
[quote="Aditaddict"]
it would appear that Enersys Hawker still make
Oldham lead acid lamps and batteries
[/quote]

No they don't.
But what they do have is a large stock
Topic: Harnisha Burn Mine - be careful.
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 28/05/2015 13:51:49   Subject: Harnisha Burn Mine - be careful.
Another "be careful"

The flats and stopes on Caplecleugh North Vein reached by James Hills Branch Level, left fork on Caplecleugh Low level going towards Smallcleugh from Lavatory Box Junct
Topic: NAMHO CONFERENCE NENTHEAD
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 27/05/2015 21:16:27   Subject: NAMHO CONFERENCE NENTHEAD
To all who attended my Caplecleugh swimming classes, Thank you for coming.
Topic: Harnisha Burn Mine - be careful.
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 27/05/2015 21:14:01   Subject: Harnisha Burn Mine - be careful.
Just got back from NAMHO but drove over today and took this photo.
Looking carefully I see what looks like fresh cracks in the roof between arched sections. This new fall is just past the arched
Topic: Harnisha Burn Mine - be careful.
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 26/05/2015 21:41:06   Subject: Harnisha Burn Mine - be careful.
Caplecleugh shale fall section is now atrocious, and all in the last 12 months.
Just what is happening?
Topic: NAMHO CONFERENCE NENTHEAD
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 21/05/2015 10:19:31   Subject: NAMHO CONFERENCE NENTHEAD
I am about to set off but plan driving up through the lakes so maybe not around until tomorrow morning.
Topic: NAMHO CONFERENCE NENTHEAD
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 19/05/2015 15:22:10   Subject: NAMHO CONFERENCE NENTHEAD
[quote="ttxela"]Is it still possible to print out an itinerary from the website? (can't quite remember if I booked on a Friday trip and what time I need to get there :-[ )[/quote]

If I don'
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 18/05/2015 11:58:35   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Yes, its a good lamp.
As I have said before its now quality of light I am looking at, and this is not just a matter of a good reflector is the enhancement of ones perspective by combining a good
Topic: Llechwedd wind turbines
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/05/2015 18:09:53   Subject: Llechwedd wind turbines
I like hydro
;D
Topic: Klondyke - View from ''adit'' (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/05/2015 15:56:23   Subject: Klondyke - View from ''adit'' (photo)
This is off thread but; the websites

Never been a decent web designer and use FrontPage as well which I suppose is rather naf, old version at that!

Anyway, jazzed them up a bit,
Topic: GPS accuracy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/05/2015 21:44:46   Subject: GPS accuracy
They would ****** anything up
Topic: Klondyke - View from ''adit'' (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/05/2015 19:28:15   Subject: Klondyke - View from ''adit'' (photo)
Had my fun
Its an old photo that I have used recently updating my own websites. My mineexplorer hadn't been done for years. It didn't exactly have a review on the new Oldham T6 though, not quite
Topic: GPS accuracy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/05/2015 18:25:59   Subject: GPS accuracy
We wouldn't want the head of the Raving Looney Party assassinated by a terrorist cruise missile would we.

Make a good plot for a spoof James Bond film.
Topic: Klondyke - View from ''adit'' (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/05/2015 17:50:40   Subject: Klondyke - View from ''adit'' (photo)
[quote="Willey"]What the hell ? I was there 48hrs ago ? Gate there :blink:[/quote]

You missed the blue police box?
If you saw it you would at least wonder why it said "City of Westmins
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/05/2015 09:44:59   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
Cwmystwyth Underground Rescue practice

Can anyone going underground please be aware that 'casualty markers' have been placed for a forthcoming practice and please leave them where they are
Topic: 3D printing a head lamp / battery pack
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 02/05/2015 20:02:33   Subject: 3D printing a head lamp / battery pack
Sensible question, hopefully
Just how strong are items created by this process as opposed to the conventional?

I think plastic headsets have no use now except for working mines where a
Topic: 3D printing a head lamp / battery pack
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 02/05/2015 13:05:06   Subject: 3D printing a head lamp / battery pack
[quote="Tony Blair"]

I think the future is firmly in the scurion direction, both in materials, finish and performance...which will be trailing somewhere behind RF. :lol:[/quote]

Topic: 3D printing a head lamp / battery pack
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 02/05/2015 10:40:44   Subject: 3D printing a head lamp / battery pack
[quote="ChrisJC"]

I can vouch for the fact that we are in the middle of the 'Peak of Inflated Expectations', heading rapidly for the 'Trough of Disillusionment'.
http://en.wikipedia.o
Topic: Is there an adit at the bottom of my garden?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/05/2015 14:12:50   Subject: Is there an adit at the bottom of my garden?
[quote="Tony Blair"]
you could get people to do all manner of odd things.[/quote]

Nothings changed!
:lol:
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