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Topic: Thursday Nighters, 25th July.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/07/2013 22:48:08   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 25th July.
:thumbsup: That's the spirit chaps!
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 25th July.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/07/2013 19:45:59   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 25th July.
Haha, mention "Fron Boeth" and they drop out like flies :lol:

The walk is not THAT bad.... :angel:
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 25th July.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/07/2013 20:41:29   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 25th July.
Time for a change of scenery this week....and scenery is something that you'll get to see plenty of as it's a fair old walk :lol:
A return trip to Fron Boeth has been on the cards for a while an
Topic: New event added '2013 Photography Trip, Wrysgan Slate Mine, Blaenau Ffestiniog.' on 20/07/2013 at 10:00
sinker

Forum: Events   Posted: 21/07/2013 22:10:51   Subject: New event added '2013 Photography Trip, Wrysgan Slate Mine, Blaenau Ffestiniog.' on 20/07/2013 at 10:00
[quote="NewStuff"]

.....a 2U/4U (depending on the chassis........if you are doing colo.......but if dual Opty 250's, 4GB ECC DDR400 (4 free slots) and a PCI-X 8x hardware SATA RAID card (LS
Topic: New event added '2013 Photography Trip, Wrysgan Slate Mine, Blaenau Ffestiniog.' on 20/07/2013 at 10:00
sinker

Forum: Events   Posted: 21/07/2013 15:57:28   Subject: New event added '2013 Photography Trip, Wrysgan Slate Mine, Blaenau Ffestiniog.' on 20/07/2013 at 10:00
[quote="wherever i may roam"]

Sinker>> I sent you a msge,not sure if you got it though...

[/quote]

Yep got it mate :thumbup: See you on the next one! ;D
Topic: New event added '2013 Photography Trip, Wrysgan Slate Mine, Blaenau Ffestiniog.' on 20/07/2013 at 10:00
sinker

Forum: Events   Posted: 21/07/2013 10:00:22   Subject: New event added '2013 Photography Trip, Wrysgan Slate Mine, Blaenau Ffestiniog.' on 20/07/2013 at 10:00
Thanks to you all for making the effort and making the trip a success and such an enjoyable day out. Thanks to Chrisj for his guiding skills....told you my memory was bad!!
Well done especially t
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 18th
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/07/2013 20:06:40   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 18th
[quote="T666jay"]was a good night nice to see couple of new faces whom ive never met ie dom and claire!

[/quote]

Dom?? Don :thumbup:

The rozzers are out and about EV
Topic: New event added '2013 Photography Trip, Wrysgan Slate Mine, Blaenau Ffestiniog.' on 20/07/2013 at 10:00
sinker

Forum: Events   Posted: 19/07/2013 09:08:59   Subject: New event added '2013 Photography Trip, Wrysgan Slate Mine, Blaenau Ffestiniog.' on 20/07/2013 at 10:00
Ok chaps this is a final "bump-up" of this thread, just to remind us all what we are doing tomorrow :lol:

My plan is to meet up with Ali, Chrisj, Mudbeast, Roam at the Lakeside café at 090
Topic: Bridge (photo) - Glynrhonwy
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/07/2013 23:05:13   Subject: Bridge (photo) - Glynrhonwy
[quote="RJV"]

Who? Symphonic synth-prog bores Tangerine Dream?

[/quote]

:lol: :lol: :lol: They're not THAT bad.... ;)
Topic: Hello from Toronto
sinker

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 17/07/2013 20:55:11   Subject: Hello from Toronto
Hi Dave, welcome to AN.

Great photo, keep them coming :thumbup: What type of mine is it by the way?
Topic: Bridge (photo) - Glynrhonwy
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/07/2013 10:13:27   Subject: Bridge (photo) - Glynrhonwy
[quote="Willy Eckerslyke"]
....soundtrack by Tangerine Dream....
[/quote]

Oooooh.....spacey.... :blink:
Co-incidence....I was listening to Stratosphere last night, which pro
Topic: Bridge (photo) - Glynrhonwy
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/07/2013 09:27:43   Subject: Bridge (photo) - Glynrhonwy
[quote="RJV"]I possess a copy of the film but unfortunately not the heart to watch it...[/quote]

Quite a common reaction.... :blink:
Topic: New event added '2013 Photography Trip, Wrysgan Slate Mine, Blaenau Ffestiniog.' on 20/07/2013 at 10:00
sinker

Forum: Events   Posted: 16/07/2013 22:12:29   Subject: New event added '2013 Photography Trip, Wrysgan Slate Mine, Blaenau Ffestiniog.' on 20/07/2013 at 10:00
Yes mate should be, and have another little plan for Sunday....ssssh ;) ;D
Topic: New event added '2013 Photography Trip, Wrysgan Slate Mine, Blaenau Ffestiniog.' on 20/07/2013 at 10:00
sinker

Forum: Events   Posted: 16/07/2013 22:00:14   Subject: New event added '2013 Photography Trip, Wrysgan Slate Mine, Blaenau Ffestiniog.' on 20/07/2013 at 10:00
[quote="fjällvandring"]Thought to try some photos of these chambers since last summer and have daydreamed a fair bit about where to place lights etc :p, I managed to get an OK photo using exposure sta
Topic: New event added '2013 Photography Trip, Wrysgan Slate Mine, Blaenau Ffestiniog.' on 20/07/2013 at 10:00
sinker

Forum: Events   Posted: 16/07/2013 21:56:54   Subject: New event added '2013 Photography Trip, Wrysgan Slate Mine, Blaenau Ffestiniog.' on 20/07/2013 at 10:00
[quote="mudbeast"]

.....experts at lightpainting and will be pleased to show you all how to light up a cavern.....

[/quote]

Hahahaha that's fighting talk! :lol: :lol:
Topic: Ashcroft Pit Coal Mine
sinker

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 16/07/2013 19:24:38   Subject: Ashcroft Pit Coal Mine
[quote="NewStuff"]....is there an easy website/plugin that converts NGR-->Lat/Long? [/quote]

Warning...be aware which Grid you are on (OSGB36 for example) and which version of "The Earth" y
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 18th
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/07/2013 18:43:07   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 18th
[quote="Willy Eckerslyke"][quote="sinker"]at 1815 ish[/quote]
... or arrive a little earlier and cool off in the pool on the way up. ;D[/quote]

Yep I'm gonna follow Marty's lead....and
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 18th
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/07/2013 16:19:56   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 18th
[quote="Corin"]

Sinker - kit list please.

Want a drill & some bolts planted haphazardly?? :lol:[/quote]

I'll bring the bolts if you bring the drill ;D

SRT
Topic: New event added '2013 Photography Trip, Wrysgan Slate Mine, Blaenau Ffestiniog.' on 20/07/2013 at 10:00
sinker

Forum: Events   Posted: 16/07/2013 13:04:45   Subject: New event added '2013 Photography Trip, Wrysgan Slate Mine, Blaenau Ffestiniog.' on 20/07/2013 at 10:00
[quote="fjällvandring"]Are we meeting at the Cwmorthin car park? Will be great to meet all of you at last! If anyone is up for it then some scaled shots of some big chambers could be fun ;)[/quote]
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 18th
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/07/2013 10:33:58   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 18th
Well I think that we can easily justify another evening in Cwmorthin, if only to get everyone over that damn traverse that we played with last week. I [i]may[/i] even remember my camera this week to r
Topic: That would have hurt...
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/07/2013 21:38:45   Subject: That would have hurt...
Very good of you to go over there and put it back in :lol:
Topic: That would have hurt...
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/07/2013 13:23:55   Subject: That would of hurt...
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]I wonder if the recent earthquakes in this area helped them on their way?[/quote]

Very likely, we have had a few in recent months. We had a close encounter with two in
Topic: That would have hurt...
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/07/2013 11:41:53   Subject: That would of hurt...
Ahhh yes I know where you mean now. So its actually two large blocks and two small that were on top of them that have slid out.
Water and frost over the winter I suppose.
Topic: Thursday Nighters, July 11th.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/07/2013 11:39:05   Subject: Thursday Nighters, July 11th.
[quote="SimonRL"][quote="Manicminer"][quote="martymarty"] got home for 02.30 with the missus waiting up, she was not impressed, I had told her I would be very late but couldnt phone as my battery ran
Topic: The 2014 Calendar: request for photographs
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/07/2013 15:48:18   Subject: The 2014 Calendar: request for photographs
[quote="Dr J"]

Where's the year gone?!)

[/quote]

Don't..... :(
Topic: Thursday Nighters, July 11th.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 10/07/2013 21:02:39   Subject: Thursday Nighters, July 11th.
[quote="nova_turbo"]It must be working, suddenly I have loads of enthusiasm to go down a dark and dingy mine in search imaginary unexplored levels! :tongue: :thumbsup:[/quote]

Its a very
Topic: Thursday Nighters, July 11th.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 10/07/2013 17:21:57   Subject: Thursday Nighters, July 11th.
[quote="exspelio"]

Hmm, incentive building and motivation courses too! :lol: :lol:[/quote]

Incentive building??
Nah...we just prod 'em with the goading stick! :devil:
Topic: Thursday Nighters, July 11th.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 10/07/2013 16:27:13   Subject: Thursday Nighters, July 11th.
[quote="nova_turbo"]

I should be OK for this week, but with all the promises of new ground I hope this isn't going to be another "Trade Description Act" ;) :lol:[/quote]

Don't b
Topic: Thursday Nighters, July 11th.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/07/2013 22:56:45   Subject: Thursday Nighters, July 11th.
[quote="SimonRL"]

The eternal optimist :)[/quote]

Motivation....and leading from the front.... ;)
Topic: Thursday Nighters, July 11th.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/07/2013 22:09:49   Subject: Thursday Nighters, July 11th.
[quote="Blober"]I'll be there :o[/quote]

Good man! 666Jay? Taxi!
Topic: Thursday Nighters, July 11th.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/07/2013 22:07:52   Subject: Thursday Nighters, July 11th.
Sorry chaps, I'm running late this week (or "behind the curve" as I heard it called today....management speak ::) )

Anyway.... there is [b]A Plan[/b] afoot, still looking for New Ground in
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 4th July.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/07/2013 20:01:47   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 4th July.
[quote="T666jay"].....our leader has vanished![/quote]

We are "in conference"....stand by! :lol:
Topic: Pelton Wheel?
sinker

Forum: North East England   Posted: 06/07/2013 14:56:47   Subject: Pelton Wheel?
[quote="royfellows"]
.......where is the power take off?

I would hazard a guess ay some kind of water flow measuring device.[/quote]

Hydro-brake/flow restictor??? :blink:
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 4th July.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/07/2013 09:20:22   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 4th July.
Ermmm....okay.... :blink:

Sounds surreal....

Did you leave Cwmorthin via The Twilight Zone??
Topic: Cwmorthin Book reprint
sinker

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 05/07/2013 20:02:02   Subject: Cwmorthin Book reprint
Understood Mike, no disrespect intended :flowers:

Would the authors object to my suggestion, if it was with approval and didn't take up any of their time? Worth asking?

Either
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 4th July.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/07/2013 18:48:28   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 4th July.
Mate I think we missed more than a curry by the sounds of it.... ;)
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 4th July.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/07/2013 18:23:27   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 4th July.
[quote="Llion"]
......the entertainment was free in town :lol: :lol: [/quote]

O...kaaaay....so what did I miss??!! :curse:
Topic: Cwmorthin Book reprint
sinker

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 05/07/2013 18:22:16   Subject: Cwmorthin Book reprint
[quote="Vanoord"]Indeed there are - but all the same, updated photographs would, to my mind,improve the appeal of the book.

[/quote]

How about a brief additional chapter introduc
Topic: Cwmorthin Book reprint
sinker

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 05/07/2013 14:44:55   Subject: Cwmorthin Book reprint
Would this reprint include the fold-outs? :flowers:
Either way its a "yes" from me :thumbup:
Topic: Lottery Good Causes - Universal colliery
sinker

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 05/07/2013 06:01:55   Subject: Lottery Good Causes - Universal colliery
Done, good luck :thumbup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 4th July.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/07/2013 20:49:08   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 4th July.
[quote="chrisj"]....don't wait for me if I'm not there.....[/quote]

We need you as a pit prop :flowers:
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 4th July.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/07/2013 20:12:01   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 4th July.
[quote="T666jay"]

Will we be out in time for a Blaenau Kebab afterwards....[/quote]

I fully intend to be out in time for a kebab this week. :smartass:
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 4th July.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/07/2013 19:01:13   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 4th July.
[quote="SimonRL"]

....digging is fun....

[/quote]

Well we usually get mistaken for doggers, so "diggers" makes a nice change :lol:
We could always say that we ar
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 4th July.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/07/2013 17:05:32   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 4th July.
[quote="Llion"]
Il bring the 700 mtrs of rope...got a feeling we need it :lol: :lol: :thumbsup:[/quote]

I'm bringing SRT kit just in case....I think I've recovered enough to use it
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 4th July.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/07/2013 13:17:49   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 4th July.
Continuing the "Cwmorthin Exploration" theme we are returning there again this week armed with, amongst other things, a curry-stained A2-sized drawing ( :lol: ) with which to find our way around. This
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 27th June.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/06/2013 01:21:28   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 27th June.
Just got back in, thanks to you guys for coming along. That was a great night :thumbup:

@ "Rob" (the guy who wandered along and bumped into us) hope we didn't freak you out too much...god
Topic: North Wales Summer Meet - POSTPONED
sinker

Forum: Events   Posted: 26/06/2013 21:22:21   Subject: North Wales Summer Meet - POSTPONED
[quote="SimonRL"]Sorry folks, but no less than 6 people have said they can't make the dates for the Wales weekend, so we've had no choice but to postpone.

Will rearrange something for later
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 27th June.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/06/2013 21:18:13   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 27th June.
[quote="Llion"]
Prod prod :o :lol: ;D[/quote]

As I told you in another thread somewhere...."When you get to our age....no stopping us" :lol: :lol: :lol: "
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 27th June.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/06/2013 21:11:41   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 27th June.
[quote="Blober"]

....I have no transport....

[/quote]

I'm almost certain that I shall be coming straight from work, and not via Bangor area, but if you can get there t
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 27th June.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/06/2013 21:09:12   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 27th June.
Gentlemen....sport your prodders! :thumbup:
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