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Topic: STOLEN MINE GEAR - HELP!
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 09/03/2015 16:14:05   Subject: STOLEN MINE GEAR - HELP!
[quote="Tony Blair"]
I almost got tied up in some stereotyping bigotry there :D[/quote]

How totally out of character!
:lol:

(Got the headset this morning, thanks)
Topic: STOLEN MINE GEAR - HELP!
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 09/03/2015 14:16:12   Subject: STOLEN MINE GEAR - HELP!
[quote="agricola"]Don't want to blow my own trumpet :smartass: however I have just spoken to my source at Cormac, and lo the wheel was taken for the roundabout job and supposedly those at KEM knew abo
Topic: Holmfirth area
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 09/03/2015 13:08:51   Subject: Holmfirth area
[quote="RJV"][quote="royfellows"]I had never heard of Holmfirth until your posting and I just Googled it to find out where it is![/quote]
Are you certain that you weren't in Last of the Summer Wi
Topic: Holmfirth area
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 09/03/2015 11:52:52   Subject: Holmfirth area
I had never heard of Holmfirth until your posting and I just Googled it to find out where it is!

The British Geological Survey volumes "Special Reports on the Mineral Resources of Great Bri
Topic: tapatalk supported
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/03/2015 11:41:54   Subject: tapatalk supported
A Luddites simple view on technology:

More efficient = Good
More power out for less power in = Good
More user friendly = Good
Expanding possibilities = Good
Improving ou
Topic: tapatalk supported
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/03/2015 11:40:11   Subject: tapatalk supported
Interesting comments that reveal much of attitude prevalent in our times.

I don't own a mobile phone.
Reason being I am at home most of time, live on my own, cant take calls when drivi
Topic: tapatalk supported
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/03/2015 09:25:13   Subject: tapatalk supported
I don't even know what it is!
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 06/03/2015 18:03:08   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
The Dragon 800 is now in production and I have several in stock already, it happened earlier than expected.

There is a more powerful brother the Dragon 1200 on drawing board and some initia
Topic: Maenofferen to have it's roof "blown off".
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/03/2015 15:11:12   Subject: Maenofferen to have it's roof
Has to be one of the best one liners ever.
Topic: New mine home page - question
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 04/03/2015 20:34:56   Subject: New mine home page - question
Looks OK to me
:thumbsup:
Topic: Drones
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/03/2015 13:35:24   Subject: Drones
[quote="Peter Burgess"]Down a shaft you might find a piece of string with a camera on the end is a cheaper option.[/quote]

IA Recordings have been producing very good video footage for year
Topic: Drones
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/03/2015 19:15:46   Subject: Drones
What we really need is a mechanical bore worm with a camera before we start digging the collapse that should only be a few feet but is actually indefinite.
Grrrr
Topic: Go Below underground zip adventure
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/03/2015 19:38:19   Subject: Go Below underground zip adventure
[quote="RAMPAGE"]
I'm a mine explorer first, business person second :)
[/quote]

I bow to you on that
While your accessible, there is a PM on way to you.

Topic: Old shaft near Upperwood Circa 1920s (photo)
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 01/03/2015 17:27:49   Subject: Old shaft near Upperwood Circa 1920s (photo)
[quote="Dickie Bird"]I have been amazed at the local interest generated by this old image. My forebear would have been amazed! I must go and have another look at the area, following all this activity.
Topic: Old shaft near Upperwood Circa 1920s (photo)
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 28/02/2015 18:50:18   Subject: Old shaft near Upperwood Circa 1920s (photo)
I was round there Friday and not so sure, this was taken from the path

[link]99776[linkphoto]99776[/linkphoto][/link]

I appreciate that the perspective is different and agree the
Topic: Old shaft near Upperwood Circa 1920s (photo)
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 26/02/2015 09:16:55   Subject: Old shaft near Upperwood Circa 1920s (photo)
Fascinating, thanks for this.
The photo caption will now need changing of course.
Topic: Flood photo/film lights
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 25/02/2015 12:30:28   Subject: Flood photo/film lights
[quote="SimonRL"][quote="Blober"]Just curious if anyone else has any suggestions for good flood lights? Such as the blindbat by custom duo (which is currently not available)

Cheers! :thumb
Topic: Old shaft near Upperwood Circa 1920s (photo)
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 24/02/2015 16:50:10   Subject: Old shaft near Upperwood Circa 1920s (photo)
[quote="exspelio"]From 40 year memory;
From the layby on Upperwood road, there was a bricked up level across the road - Hopping?,
[/quote]

Yes, as now

[quote="exspeli
Topic: Old shaft near Upperwood Circa 1920s (photo)
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 24/02/2015 14:10:32   Subject: Old shaft near Upperwood Circa 1920s (photo)
A bit more
Looking at these pictures I am even more convinced that my placing of Dickies picture is correct, but feel that it is probably older than he thinks. Look at the tree growth in the late
Topic: Old shaft near Upperwood Circa 1920s (photo)
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 24/02/2015 13:56:27   Subject: Old shaft near Upperwood Circa 1920s (photo)
Hi gang

Check these out!
http://www.andrewsgen.com/matlock/pix/matlockbath_cavern_fluorspar_hoj01.htm

Look at the Upperwood picture.

From the website:
This i
Topic: Old shaft near Upperwood Circa 1920s (photo)
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 23/02/2015 15:38:17   Subject: Old shaft near Upperwood Circa 1920s (photo)
Yes, obviously my interpretation of location is open to dispute.
However, the buildings lower left appear to be those in a terrace on Waterloo Road, so the road beyond them is the lower part of U
Topic: Interesting Images on Ebay
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/02/2015 15:31:20   Subject: Interesting Images on Ebay
I agree with Graigfawr but question choice of words, "pump".
Note the electric light fitting in the picture, this is suggestive of electricity being generated on site due to the remoteness of the
Topic: Slaley Sough 17/02/15
royfellows

Forum: South East England   Posted: 20/02/2015 19:22:32   Subject: Slaley Sough 17/02/15
[quote="AR"]

p.s. Roy - there may still be a few copies of bulletin 4:6 in the shop storeroom at the museum, it's worth asking if you want a copy. [/quote]

Your a bloody Prince!<
Topic: Pub Area
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/02/2015 21:17:38   Subject: Pub Area
[quote="grahami"]Me too please - then I can go on about how 16in battleship guns work (British vs US)

Grahami[/quote]

Similar interests
Development of the warship from the f
Topic: Croesor Diamond Drilling
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/02/2015 20:33:44   Subject: Croesor Diamond Drilling
seconded
:thumbsup:
Topic: Pub Area
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/02/2015 18:51:47   Subject: Pub Area
[quote="Tamarmole"]The Yoghurt Weavers Arms.[/quote]

We all love him but no one admits it
Topic: Pub Area
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/02/2015 18:22:28   Subject: Pub Area
Just call it the bloody pub and be done with it.
I feel awful and was actually going to go to karate tonight. What a joke.
Topic: For sale - Oldham Mini Halo lamps x 3
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 19/02/2015 15:51:33   Subject: For sale - Oldham Mini Halo lamps x 3
Im not surprised, what a cracking spare to carry in a pocket never mind a main lamp.
:thumbsup:
Topic: Pub Area
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/02/2015 15:41:01   Subject: Pub Area
Got it!
Maybe?

"The Dry"

Any good?

mmm

"The Count House"
Topic: Pub Area
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/02/2015 15:27:50   Subject: Pub Area
"The Cave"
because when cavers write anyhting about a mine its full of nonsense about everything else but the mine.
:lol:
Topic: Pub Area
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/02/2015 15:00:51   Subject: Pub Area
I'm in

Thinking about it, it is a good idea because the main site can be then kept to mining matters.
So if I want to go on about what belt I've got for what, or what i have seen someb
Topic: HELP! Trelech Lead Mine Info/Map
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 19/02/2015 14:04:55   Subject: HELP! Trelech Lead Mine Info/Map
[quote="rhychydwr"]Not knowing the difference between Trelech and Llangunnor, I up-loaded two pages from The British Caver Vol 87 pp 30-31 on Llangunnor Mines in the mining section under Llangunnor.[/
Topic: Pub Area
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/02/2015 12:00:01   Subject: Pub Area
Chat room?
Topic: Slaley Sough 17/02/15
royfellows

Forum: South East England   Posted: 19/02/2015 10:07:21   Subject: Slaley Sough 17/02/15
I find it a seriously interesting little level which raises a lot of questions in my mind, maybe some will be answered thanks to the kindness of Alex.

Easiest way is up from the road, I did
Topic: Slaley Sough 17/02/15
royfellows

Forum: South East England   Posted: 18/02/2015 17:59:43   Subject: Slaley Sough 17/02/15
Yes!
:thumbsup:
Topic: HELP! Trelech Lead Mine Info/Map
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 18/02/2015 16:24:59   Subject: HELP! Trelech Lead Mine Info/Map
Thanks John
Thinking about this some more, should not Angie have been informed in writing when the papers were submitted?
Topic: HELP! Trelech Lead Mine Info/Map
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 18/02/2015 15:48:13   Subject: HELP! Trelech Lead Mine Info/Map
[quote="AngB"]Thanks for reply - urgency due to planning application for 2 x 54 wind turbines just up the hill from the mine entrance - put in by Cwm Farm and Parcybedw Farm. I live in a cottage (ma
Topic: HELP! Trelech Lead Mine Info/Map
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 18/02/2015 14:29:10   Subject: HELP! Trelech Lead Mine Info/Map
I know nothing about subject this but this Anagenesis Trefolia tree, presumably genetically engineered?.
If its so good at propagating itself what happens if it gets out of hand. I mean it looks
Topic: HELP! Trelech Lead Mine Info/Map
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 18/02/2015 13:15:56   Subject: HELP! Trelech Lead Mine Info/Map
[quote="P Knight"]Gasification research is focused on household waste, wood from renewable sources and factory waste that would otherwise end up in landfill. http://anagenesiscorporation.com/
Thi
Topic: HELP! Trelech Lead Mine Info/Map
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 18/02/2015 11:50:17   Subject: HELP! Trelech Lead Mine Info/Map
I think that this thread is in danger of degenerating into a point scoring match between the pros and antis.

Anyway, John E, my posting about geology was along the lines of probability of t
Topic: HELP! Trelech Lead Mine Info/Map
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 17/02/2015 21:38:37   Subject: HELP! Trelech Lead Mine Info/Map
The only published work I can find is NMRS BM 50, an article by Peter Claughton about the mining companies, nothing of any use to you there, and of course there is George Halls book which you will hav
Topic: HELP! Trelech Lead Mine Info/Map
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 17/02/2015 21:06:27   Subject: HELP! Trelech Lead Mine Info/Map
Foster Smith uploaded if any help.
Topic: Diffwys Slate Mine
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/02/2015 19:45:56   Subject: Diffwys Slate Mine
"Only problem it's about an hour's walk up the hillside from Blaenau. Or a similar walk from Manod around the Rhiwbach tramway and then cross-country. "

No its not.
Coming into Blaenau
Topic: Cave Access Ltd: Forum
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/02/2015 16:52:26   Subject: Cave Access Ltd: Forum
This forum will be used for keeping everyone up to date with events and for general discussion.

Two contracts have just been signed by a new not for profit company called Cave Access Ltd (C
Topic: Rope friction
royfellows

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 17/02/2015 14:41:50   Subject: Rope friction
This is defying all my logic. I do have 2 stops, a worn one for older stiffer ropes and a new or nearly new one for new (ish) ropes. Have no experience with thin ropes, the stuff of bad dreams to me.
Topic: Manchester Central Library: Fears that tens of thousands of books may have been pulped
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/02/2015 20:54:43   Subject: Manchester Central Library: Fears that tens of thousands of books may have been pulped
Way off topic, all shoot Roy!

George Monbiot is a strange commodity in that he and I are light years apart on most things but I find him nail on the head on a lot of other stuff.
What
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 16/02/2015 20:20:57   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Latest
I have components arriving shortly for the first batch of Dragons.
I was using mine this weekend and thought it was very good, but a companion had a Trigon which sort of put things in
Topic: Manchester Central Library: Fears that tens of thousands of books may have been pulped
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/02/2015 19:53:21   Subject: Manchester Central Library: Fears that tens of thousands of books may have been pulped
We will never know for sure.

I have just been trying to think of the most useless book I can imagine and the nearest I can get to complete uselessness is a 1960s road atlas

I am
Topic: BBC News - Glyn Ceiriog cottage for sale - complete with a cave
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/02/2015 19:03:23   Subject: BBC News - Glyn Ceiriog cottage for sale - complete with a cave
No disrespect but the caves at Bridgenorth had an open front
Topic: BBC News - Glyn Ceiriog cottage for sale - complete with a cave
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/02/2015 12:10:15   Subject: BBC News - Glyn Ceiriog cottage for sale - complete with a cave
[quote="Meaty"]The other cavern is great for camping and I've spent many a happy evening sleeping in there with candles around the place.so get your hands in your pocket people.;)[/quote]

J
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