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Topic: Wanted - A photograph for the cover of Mining History
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 13/08/2015 14:14:30   Subject: Wanted - A photograph for the cover of Mining History
[quote="rhychydwr"]More photos of Ystrad Einon here including 3 of my own.

http://www.aditnow.co.uk/Album/_2972/[/quote]

Tripod fell over, right?
:lol:
Topic: Wanted - A photograph for the cover of Mining History
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 13/08/2015 13:04:20   Subject: Wanted - A photograph for the cover of Mining History
I think Ystrad Einion or a Cwmystwyth photo such as Herberts Stope.

Only issue that comes to mind is Ystrad Eionion already used quite a lot while Cwmystwyth only became accessible a fortni
Topic: cwmystwyth level fawr
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 12/08/2015 17:06:55   Subject: cwmystwyth level fawr
Right

You get bits of 'bang' all over the place, assuming that this is what you are referring to. Nenthead comes to mind. But now its useless as its all dried out. I rather expect that the
Topic: cwmystwyth level fawr
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 12/08/2015 13:38:49   Subject: cwmystwyth level fawr
Can you describe the route?

Did you go higher than the new ladder installed next to the hanging rotten one?

The ground up there is very unstable and not often visited.
Topic: Tailings dam spills 3 million gallons.
royfellows

Forum: North America   Posted: 12/08/2015 08:25:29   Subject: Tailings dam spills 3 million gallons.
Alarmism seems to be a modern day culture.
Topic: fatality @ matlock bath
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 07/08/2015 13:06:42   Subject: fatality @ matlock bath
[quote="darkmole"]Roy there have been many lost people in Jugholes , I was on two call outs where one kid had a kitchen culinder on his head but no fatality.
I think you may be thinking about a d
Topic: fatality @ matlock bath
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 06/08/2015 09:24:56   Subject: fatality @ matlock bath
Its worth mentioning that there has been two other fatalities in the area, at Ball Eye mines and Jug Holes.
Topic: fatality @ matlock bath
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 05/08/2015 21:30:20   Subject: fatality @ matlock bath
Thanks for this, interesting stuff
Topic: Nenthead: Rampgill fresh fall
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 05/08/2015 09:53:29   Subject: Nenthead: Rampgill fresh fall
I noted the double arching.
Cant really make out whether above is backfill or bad ground
Topic: fatality @ matlock bath
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 04/08/2015 21:24:32   Subject: fatality @ matlock bath
Should be of interest, anyone know anything about the placing of the memorial plaque?

[link]99395[linkphoto]99395[/linkphoto][/link]
Topic: Nenthead: Rampgill fresh fall
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 04/08/2015 21:12:38   Subject: Nenthead: Rampgill fresh fall
There is a fresh fall adjacent to Rampgill Shaft where stone arching has given way in the main level. There is a stress line running along the level each direction in the top of the arching where bloc
Topic: Wanted; Oldham battery fuses
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 29/07/2015 15:51:56   Subject: Wanted; Oldham battery fuses
Amazes me how many of these still in use. Saw one a while back alongside SRT kit, he must have had his license to kill renewed
:lol:
Topic: Wanted; Oldham battery fuses
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 27/07/2015 22:27:34   Subject: Wanted; Oldham battery fuses
Use a self resetting fuse, I have loads of them.

Pity you didn't ask about these before last years 'delivery', but don't fret I can put a load in a jiffy bag, just PM me the delivery addres
Topic: Help! Anyone in Germany know this caver
royfellows

Forum: Europe   Posted: 27/07/2015 10:26:46   Subject: Help! Anyone in Germany know this caver
Simon, its gone to your end OK, just received an "Out of office reply"
Topic: Help! Anyone in Germany know this caver
royfellows

Forum: Europe   Posted: 27/07/2015 10:11:03   Subject: Help! Anyone in Germany know this caver
Just tried unsuccessfully several times!
There must be a curse on it

I am going to put everything into a plain txt file and email attach it to you, I should have your address.
Topic: Goginan Silver lead Mine
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 27/07/2015 09:40:51   Subject: Goginan Silver lead Mine
On Saturday Diver Paul Marvin and friends dived Taylors Incline shaft at Goginan Silver Lead Mine and took video footage. Look out for a write up in the Cambrian news who were on site.
They late
Topic: Help! Anyone in Germany know this caver
royfellows

Forum: Europe   Posted: 27/07/2015 09:28:23   Subject: Help! Anyone in Germany know this caver
Only a signature which is normal (plain) text and appears in main message body. I use MS Outlook as email client by way.
Topic: Help! Anyone in Germany know this caver
royfellows

Forum: Europe   Posted: 26/07/2015 10:14:06   Subject: Help! Anyone in Germany know this caver
All my emails are plain text, tried reply and new message in PT, no good.
I am reasonably IT knowledgeable.

Some bounce backs tell me "blacklisted domain"
:o

Topic: Help! Anyone in Germany know this caver
royfellows

Forum: Europe   Posted: 25/07/2015 21:58:13   Subject: Help! Anyone in Germany know this caver
I try to try to reply to his emails but they all bounce back. Anyone know this gentleman?


"My name is Lukas Glätzl I'm a caver from Germany. Upon looking for a new headlamp I came acr
Topic: Right, own up!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/07/2015 08:26:07   Subject: Right, own up!
So now Manchester has its own 'Red River'
No need go to Cornwall.
:lol:
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/07/2015 21:21:02   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
Mmmm, 6 out of 10
;D
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/07/2015 19:09:28   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
I know what I am now by opposing HS2

A Woodite

boom boom
:lol:
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/07/2015 19:02:51   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
Me puzzled Nick.
Silly typo OK, but geography?
Have I missed something.
HS2 route London to Manchester and Leeds

Years before computers and the damned keyboards I could type
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/07/2015 14:44:14   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
We all have different opinions and different views on everything, its the nature of mankind. If we all thought the same we would have nothing to talk about.

I have been pondering on whether
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/07/2015 09:40:48   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
I agree with John, too near the truth to be funny.
Topic: Cwmystwyth rescue practice
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 09/07/2015 15:10:37   Subject: Cwmystwyth rescue practice
Seriously good video with good underground footage.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xduEyXTdgc

Gives me increased awareness of the desirability to put a roadway through the fall
Topic: mine shaft
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 09/07/2015 13:00:59   Subject: mine shaft
Yes I have noticed the spoil heap many times off the A30.
Any details of the mine anyone?
Topic: Old film of Dorothea and waterwheel
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/07/2015 16:22:21   Subject: Old film of Dorothea and waterwheel
[quote="Wyn"]Upper workings of Nant Iago?[/quote]

Where else
:thumbsup:
Topic: Old film of Dorothea and waterwheel
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/07/2015 09:22:18   Subject: Old film of Dorothea and waterwheel
Anyone got a location yet for the waterwheel and associated mine works in Ceredigion?

I have
;D
Topic: Rampgill Lead Mine
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 06/07/2015 15:43:51   Subject: Rampgill Lead Mine
Your welcome

To most people who dont know Nenthead, "gate" will mean a locked gate. The idea that a gate maybe in place but not locked will appear pointless at a glance. However there is a
Topic: Rampgill Lead Mine
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 06/07/2015 15:36:02   Subject: Rampgill Lead Mine
I think that there is a misunderstanding maybe.

Nenthead gates are gates that are normally not locked except for Carrs and Middlecleugh
So to enter you just lift them on their top hing
Topic: I'm a photographer, not a terrorist!
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 02/07/2015 21:30:43   Subject: I'm a photographer, not a terrorist!
Peter is right here, its basically just alarmism.

We get fed that sort of thing non stop.
According to the Daily Star a few weeks ago we are going to get invaded by giant killer fish.
Topic: Interesting mine by the source of the Severn
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 01/07/2015 17:05:23   Subject: Interesting mine by the source of the Severn
The second sketch looks more like Nant y Ricket or Cwm Ricket to me, too close to the river?
Topic: Interesting mine by the source of the Severn
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 01/07/2015 14:12:36   Subject: Interesting mine by the source of the Severn
Take a look:
http://www.aditnow.co.uk/Mines/Nantmelin-Lead-Mine_21129/
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?
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