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Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 01/02/2019 11:08:36   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Thanks I will pass this on.
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 01/02/2019 08:35:39   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
[quote="ogof addict"]Roy, the booking page is not behaving itself for me! is it broken or have i missed something?[/quote]

Whats it doing?
I will pass your comments on to the NAMHO web
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 23/01/2019 11:16:26   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Thanks for all this. My attendance does not go back as far as some of you. I think you have answered a lot of questions.
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 23/01/2019 11:13:32   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
If it gets worse Peter, I will give you an upgrade for a tenner plus return. Those switches a lot dearer!
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 23/01/2019 09:49:09   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
NAMHO Conferences

I am sorry if this is rather in the theme of "aditnow is a website" but I feel I aught to explain a few things for newbies.

Full event title is "NAMHO Conferenc
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 22/01/2019 19:00:15   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Some news

The Scorpion TGX is now available, but only 2 in stock.

I was awaiting feedback on the switches fitted as push button switches have given problems in the past with Derb
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 17/01/2019 14:25:40   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Latest

CMTs NAMHO 2019 website can be reached directly from the CMT website www.cambrianmines.co.uk and is integrated with the official NAMHO bookings website - this will be on line 31st of
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 15/01/2019 12:53:16   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
To bring everybody up to speed.

I am working with the NAMHO webmaster to get the bookings website on line.
There are some issues.

I am having trouble with my own system and
Topic: Waterfall Stope
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 13/01/2019 21:21:53   Subject: Waterfall Stope
More goodies.
Was in there yesterday with David James helping him do a survey and being with someone braved the climbdown into the collapse at the back of the bank of deads. It leads to a very sm
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 13/01/2019 21:10:22   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Booking website is not yet live.
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 09/01/2019 15:27:52   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Save you the trouble

Friday Night Supper:

Welsh Ale Battered Haddock, Chips, Mushy Peas & Tartare

Thai Red Chicken Curry (med spicy),

Basmati Rice Thai Re
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 09/01/2019 14:18:08   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Latest.

Due to server issues the link NAMHO2019.uk is not working properly. However the NAMHO2019 website can be opened from www.cambrianmines.co.uk

The menus and prices for the
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 07/01/2019 16:24:25   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
A few lamp related things for the New Year

#1
[quote="The kwan"]Just a question Roy about a lynx X1000, if the blue battery level indicator lights stop working when you turn it upside
Topic: Hopton Wood Entrance (photo)
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 07/01/2019 16:18:12   Subject: Hopton Wood Entrance (photo)
I agree.
There are other places to go and as one door closes another opens.
My advice is keep away.
Topic: Waterfall Stope
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 05/01/2019 12:20:19   Subject: Waterfall Stope
Yes but you all love me really.
Where would NAMHO be without the karate demonstrations?
:lol:
Topic: Waterfall Stope
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 04/01/2019 15:10:21   Subject: Waterfall Stope
[quote="Grout1"]Could it be close to somewhere where pigs might swim?
[/quote]

I can think of another project where when that breaks through they will have learnt to fly.
:lol:
Topic: History of the Gwydir Forest
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/01/2019 12:07:13   Subject: History of the Gwydir Forest
Forestry Commission Wales owned land became property of the Welsh Government upon devolution, Natural Resources Wales just manage it.
The CAL agreement is with the WG, exception being Temple Mine
Topic: Waterfall Stope
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 03/01/2019 21:25:35   Subject: Waterfall Stope
You should see me at karate and aikido. I have been told I am like a cobra.
Anyway, there may be more mine success yet in time for NAMHO.

I have though been seriously thinking about th
Topic: Waterfall Stope
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 03/01/2019 10:25:33   Subject: Waterfall Stope
Henfwlch Mine and Waterfall Stope

Waterfall Stope is beautiful, vast, awesome, and slightly frightening. This is its story.

I first entered the Henfwlch Adit which emerges at SN
Topic: Waterfall Stope
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 02/01/2019 22:12:47   Subject: Waterfall Stope
Yes, its Henfwlch.
I will upload photos and description tomorrow.
Topic: Waterfall Stope
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 02/01/2019 21:08:35   Subject: Waterfall Stope
[quote="Grout1"]Could it be close to somewhere where pigs might swim?

[/quote]

and submerged farm and chapel
Topic: Waterfall Stope
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 02/01/2019 19:46:00   Subject: Waterfall Stope
From another thread.

[quote="ChrisJC"][quote="Peter Burgess"]Santa's given Roy another mine to play with;D[/quote]

Can we guess which one?

Chris.
[/quote]
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/12/2018 17:04:52   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
I know how to use a drill.
But mine is smaller than his.
:(
Topic: Gwynedd Archives
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/12/2018 18:40:14   Subject: Gwynedd Archives
[quote="Karl Marx"]
Has anyone had any experience with the Gwynedd archives on their travels? Any suggestions on how to go about recording the musty old stuff?

KM[/quote]

Topic: Cwmystwyth Lead Mine (mine)
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 26/12/2018 21:39:08   Subject: Cwmystwyth Lead Mine (mine)
[quote="Pete Monkhouse"]Hoping to head over that way next year Roy. If there were some navigational hints or a plan I’d love a copy!
Cheers, Pete[/quote]

Having problem with your email
Topic: Cwmystwyth Lead Mine (mine)
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 26/12/2018 21:04:48   Subject: Cwmystwyth Lead Mine (mine)
roy@royfellows.uk for bounce back attachment.
Topic: Merry Christmas 2018!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/12/2018 20:42:09   Subject: Merry Christmas 2018!
[quote="ChrisJC"][quote="Peter Burgess"]Santa's given Roy another mine to play with;D[/quote]

Can we guess which one?

Chris.
[/quote]

No, I want to keep it off th
Topic: Merry Christmas 2018!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/12/2018 15:02:05   Subject: Merry Christmas 2018!
Yes, and I have something good for the New Year!
All will be revealed soon.
Topic: Cwmystwyth Lead Mine (mine)
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 25/12/2018 14:58:30   Subject: Cwmystwyth Lead Mine (mine)
PM on way
Topic: Merry Christmas 2018!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/12/2018 16:21:48   Subject: Merry Christmas 2018!
Merry Christmas to everyone from Roy
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/12/2018 18:44:54   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
Cheers, just watched. They certainly took a lot out. What is there is about a third of the total filming. Will did an abseil down from the skipway bit you reach on a fixed ladder, not there.
Make
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/12/2018 12:56:42   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
[quote="RAMPAGE"]
It was brilliant mate, and done really well. Yes I have it on disk. I never watch TV either (really don't like it!) but I do have a licence so that I can access the 2% of genuin
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/12/2018 09:19:35   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
Just out of interest, was mine any good?

I have not actually seen it, anyone record it to disk.
I don't own a TV so have no licence and cannot legally watch iplayer.
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/12/2018 09:04:53   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
[quote="RAMPAGE"]
Thanks for the info Roy. Might be just the ticket! Will give thought to buying one the next time I have a make an important video.

Speaking of videos, and Hidden Wale
Topic: Tony Oldham RIP
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/12/2018 17:22:53   Subject: Tony Oldham RIP
I am still thinking about him.

I think I now let a cat out of the bag

When i first started selling lamps and put my website on line, he posted a link to it and "I would rather go
Topic: Tony Oldham RIP
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/12/2018 19:21:20   Subject: Tony Oldham RIP
I am greatly saddened.

Last time I saw him was at the RFD NAMHO event.
He told me that I had posted on a forum the best thing he had ever read about himself.

I had posted th
Topic: Number of working underground mines in the UK
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/12/2018 08:17:27   Subject: Number of working underground mines in the UK
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]Then a working mine like geevor wouldn't allow the local caving club up it's adit and when they made it very very secure like they have to, the local caving club
Topic: Number of working underground mines in the UK
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/12/2018 18:47:01   Subject: Number of working underground mines in the UK
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]You'd be better off stating the number of share pumping schemes.

[/quote]

:lol::lol::lol:
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 11/12/2018 14:30:11   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
Giving this more thought, the DX80 is bright enough for hand held camera photos on auto settings, and gives good results. Low enough ISO setting to not be grainy.
I think these new monsters are e
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 10/12/2018 14:13:34   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
[quote="Blober"]Moving parts + grit and filth from underground? Mmmmmm :lol:
[/quote]

Well yes, I am into a new battery already.
Chinese IP 68?
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 09/12/2018 20:35:12   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
Hold back and the price will drop, trust me.
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 09/12/2018 16:32:54   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
Just been having a read.
Apparently it uses 20700 cells, same as I use 3S in the power packs for my Lynx X12. They certainly do support a higher discharge and greater capacity than the best of th
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 08/12/2018 16:23:02   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
Just ordered a new battery unit, not worth messing about with the old one.

These same people are offering the lowest anywhere price on the torch itself - £199 - with free UK shipping.
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 08/12/2018 14:52:04   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
Just got the battery apart having nothing to loose. This has virtually entailed destroying the fixing at the head end. It apparently screws in from the top but is somehow permanently fixed, which enta
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 08/12/2018 13:06:08   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
I have just come to use my DX80 and found it dead.
Upon testing it appears that the battery has failed. I have located a replacement on the web - at a cost of about £90!

It appears tha
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 08/12/2018 13:00:41   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
All the lamps which indicate battery level by turning upside down do so by means of a gravity switch.
I have known these fail by sticking in the past, although rare.
Its a 5 minute replaceme
Topic: Video Light Comparisons
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 04/12/2018 22:54:34   Subject: Video Light Comparisons
Paul, have read

https://www.aditnow.co.uk/community/viewtopic.aspx?p=81438&txtSearch=birchley&lblnWhere=all&lblnMatch=any#msg81438

Most of the ones I did were Kowalski, cheapest
Topic: Hidden Wales: Cwmystwyth
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 03/12/2018 18:00:50   Subject: Hidden Wales: Cwmystwyth
No, its on BBC 1 Wales this Thursday 8.0 pm according to an email just received, and will be on other channels later.
Topic: Hidden Wales: Cwmystwyth
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 03/12/2018 16:50:49   Subject: Hidden Wales: Cwmystwyth
[link]116562[linkphoto]116562[/linkphoto][/link]
Topic: Torch (hand held) recommendation
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 03/12/2018 16:47:43   Subject: Torch (hand held) recommendation
Imolent DX80 in action and me in action as well.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p06sp0nc
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