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Topic: AditNow Calendar 2016 - Proceeds
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/09/2015 20:01:22   Subject: AditNow Calendar 2016 - Proceeds
Ddinas mineral estate

:offtopic:

[link]102260[linkphoto]102260[/linkphoto][/link]
Topic: AditNow Calendar 2016 - Proceeds
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/09/2015 19:39:44   Subject: AditNow Calendar 2016 - Proceeds
[quote="Graigfawr"]Both CMT and Cave Access Ltd are pushing the boundaries of access for mine explorers and are leading the way for the whole of the UK. Note that CAL is, to date, entirely concerned w
Topic: AditNow Calendar 2016 - Proceeds
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/09/2015 14:50:56   Subject: AditNow Calendar 2016 - Proceeds
I cant find this, wonder if I'm looking at the right one.

I think some mine names need editing to put them into correct alphabetical sequence, Dinas Silica Mine comes to mind as I always st
Topic: Great wheal busy 90" engine
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 24/09/2015 14:01:53   Subject: Great wheal busy 90
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]

Regardless of that, I think the general message is a good introduction to the topic.

[/quote]

Fair comment I think by anyone's
Topic: Great wheal busy 90" engine
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 24/09/2015 11:29:52   Subject: Great wheal busy 90
Thanks for this, I for one was unaware.
Topic: AditNow Calendar 2016 - Proceeds
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/09/2015 20:09:45   Subject: AditNow Calendar 2016 - Proceeds
I would like to bid on behalf of CMT.

As most people will be aware the hydro people pulled out which leaves the trust dependent on our modest grazing income and voluntary contributions. I r
Topic: Hello aditnow
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 23/09/2015 09:23:38   Subject: Hello aditnow
Welcome to aditnow
Topic: Photographs Of Castell (album)
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 18/09/2015 17:20:48   Subject: Photographs Of Castell (album)
Has hallmarks of Crown mineral agent at work, so Crown Estate probably own land, minerals or both. Adit was reopened years ago but now collapsed, could be dug open but not much to see in there and not
Topic: HSE report on the Gleision Disaster
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 17/09/2015 11:42:12   Subject: HSE report on the Gleision Disaster
[quote="ttxela"]
I've seen reports with a lot more speculation and opinion included. I suspect they are more careful to keep things factual if legal action is likely?

[/quote]

Topic: HSE report on the Gleision Disaster
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 17/09/2015 09:46:23   Subject: HSE report on the Gleision Disaster
Anyone interested in the legal side this is of interest:

http://www.kennedyslaw.com/files/Uploads/Documents/Health%20and%20Safety/Kennedys%20-%20Defending%20corporate%20manslaughter.pdf
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 16/09/2015 16:14:45   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Here is the discharge graph for the D800.

[link]102177[linkphoto]102177[/linkphoto][/link]

As can be seen the burn time on the standard mode is ridiculous, 18 hours at the full 2
Topic: Happy birthday Aditnow
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/09/2015 12:52:08   Subject: Happy birthday Aditnow
We're all getting older!
;(
Topic: south caradon mines cornwall
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 14/09/2015 11:30:03   Subject: south caradon mines cornwall
I am lost where you are Dickie.
I drive up the track from Crows Nest, under the disused railway bridge, through a gate, and park over on the left.
Lots of locals do similar to walk their do
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 11/09/2015 18:43:10   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
I have just completed testing a D800 on standard 200 lumens and got a remarkable 18 hours before any fall in output, its still burning now over 22 hours later.

I will be testing on full and
Topic: Rubber base for Oldham
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/09/2015 13:22:34   Subject: Rubber base for Oldham
Sorry I have none, I was mixed up with some Raylite hand lamps I converted to LED for a place up north. The Oldham ones may not have a base, thinking about it, the ones I had didn't

There a
Topic: SRT set up conundrum.
royfellows

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 11/09/2015 10:23:06   Subject: SRT set up conundrum.
Tell you what I have done, bought one of the aluminium thingies to replace the centre Maillon as I have always had these rust.

Cost about £20 from Starless and worth it.

Works a
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 10/09/2015 21:41:12   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
[quote="ant89"]Reading through your old thread, and you said on page six

"The only thing is, a lamp that is ultra light and no bigger than a matchbox, but outshines car headlamps, is an im
Topic: Anybody know where these photos are of please?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/09/2015 21:33:53   Subject: Anybody know where these photos are of please?
Why is this man tolerated?
Topic: Rubber base for Oldham
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/09/2015 21:32:04   Subject: Rubber base for Oldham
I have some bits still lying about, will take a look tomorrow. I know what you mean.
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 10/09/2015 21:30:32   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Thank you all for your kind support, I only do it because I'm interested in it.
Don't make a lot of money, but get a kick out of seeing people using my lamps.
Topic: Anybody know where these photos are of please?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/09/2015 19:00:18   Subject: Anybody know where these photos are of please?
[quote="ChrisJC"][quote="PeteJ"]All this talk about Windows....get a Mac[/quote]

All this talk of Mac - get Linux.

Chris.
[/quote]

Looking at the machinations of
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 10/09/2015 18:54:16   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
I have a low voltage red band pack on charge, soon be ready to put on test.

Anyway, I really would like to reminisce a bit.

My original lamp thread is still on here, started thus
Topic: Anybody know where these photos are of please?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/09/2015 15:34:16   Subject: Anybody know where these photos are of please?
Well yes Mike. The trouble is that we seem to be into into a spiral of 'dumbing down' everything which takes people out of the learning curve so they never learn anything, and then it comes round and
Topic: Anybody know where these photos are of please?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/09/2015 12:14:43   Subject: Anybody know where these photos are of please?
Photos!

Can people please read and try to understand the following, pretty please.

A lot of software, possibly supplied with digital cameras, appears to 'automatically' right pho
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 10/09/2015 09:06:43   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Hi again
This is a very crude attempt at a graph showing discharge performance of the D1200 with the new power pack. I say crude as an accurate representation would require a constant monitoring
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 09/09/2015 17:54:12   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
[quote="sinker"]Does the new "RedBand" pack work with the EcoStar? :flowers:[/quote]

Eco is a low voltage lamp and I will be testing a low voltage pack later this week, I cant see any issue
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 09/09/2015 17:17:09   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
‘Red Band’ power pack technology

I am very pleased to be able to announce a very significant advance in my battery technology for which my new generation of lamps were designed and may be r
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/09/2015 16:25:16   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
I am further pleased to announce another director appointment to our board, Mr Simon Lowe

I think most people on here will of heard of him!
:lol:

Now we are up to five, we h
Topic: New Book - Great Wheal Vor
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 04/09/2015 18:25:06   Subject: New Book - Great Wheal Vor
Doesn't mean he isn't right though, does it?

I mean the Eden Project. Last time I visited the place the word "sustainable" was plastered everywhere, just about as sustainable as all the oth
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 04/09/2015 12:53:58   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Hi folks

This is just a heads up on the fact that I am again producing (by popular demand) the much loved and super reliable EcoStar, albeit on good condition Oldham headsets supplied by th
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/09/2015 11:38:00   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Simon Timberlake to our board of directors.

http://www.cambrianmines.co.uk/board.htm
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/08/2015 09:44:44   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
Natural Amenities Ltd

I am pleased to be able to announce that the transfer of the Upper Dinas Silica Mines to our above associated company has now been completed. Future access is therefor
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/08/2015 14:08:55   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
I will find out a few good ones, but everyone will be back after the holiday, you should get plenty of offers.
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/08/2015 11:56:13   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
I would not worry at the moment, bang in the middle of holiday season, many people away etc.
Feel free to use any of mine of course.

Anything on my own web any good to you?
http:/
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/08/2015 17:50:33   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
Cwmystwyth

Scheduled Ancient Monument consent has been obtained for underground work in Lefel Fawr. This is in two stages, the first being the securing of the sagging timber above the skipw
Topic: cwmystwyth level fawr
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 19/08/2015 13:07:03   Subject: cwmystwyth level fawr
No worries.
I just felt that I aught to make trust policy clear as we have legal issues to consider.
Topic: cwmystwyth level fawr
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 19/08/2015 08:59:43   Subject: cwmystwyth level fawr
I had not noticed the lack of proper equipment.

Its free access only to properly equipped explorers, there is no 'public access' i.e. access to anyone not equipped to go underground.
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Topic: Oxygen detector
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 17/08/2015 18:07:28   Subject: Oxygen detector
Cheapest low oxygen meter is a box of matches
They wont even strike properly when it really bad.
Topic: Batteries
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 14/08/2015 20:27:40   Subject: Batteries
A lot of good brands are actually Sanyo or Panasonic relabelled and fitted with protection circuits, which you really do need.

Sanyo and Panasonic are now the same company but still selling
Topic: Batteries
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 14/08/2015 19:49:41   Subject: Batteries
Avoid anything with the word "Fire" in the brandname, you should be OK with Sanyo, Panasonic etc

There is a guy on eBay who sells as "Ecolux" at right price and its all gen stuff and he is
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?

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