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Posts by Boggy

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Topic: funky lamp for those who is skint
Boggy

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 16/02/2008 20:25:58   Subject: funky lamp for those who is skint
not being in a position to afford one of those light cannon thingys i was in b&q buying a bulb when i spotted this lamp,it runs on 3/6 or 9 batteries has a single led with a huge lens and is blinding,
Topic: Triangular Launder
Boggy

Forum: Mining Methods & Techniques   Posted: 16/02/2008 11:59:24   Subject: Triangular Launder
who do you contact to get in rachel wood,i saw the sign there but strangley enouth i didnt have a pen with me to write details down(have to start carrying one) and is it true you have to be a member o
Topic: Florence Mine
Boggy

Forum: North West England   Posted: 16/02/2008 11:43:11   Subject: Florence Mine
i went on a trip organised by manchester museum a few years ago it was very interesting,most of the mine is flooded only the top levels are still being worked,sellafield were pumping water at thier co
Topic: Carrock Wolframite Mine
Boggy

Forum: North West England   Posted: 02/02/2008 22:45:32   Subject: Carrock Wolframite Mine
heres a pic of the broken ladder...scanned it so its a biz fuzzy but theres a few rungs missing plus one side the ladder has broken away...you need long legs to get past here now.. :(

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Topic: Engine vein Copper Mine
Boggy

Forum: North West England   Posted: 02/02/2008 22:13:28   Subject: Engine vein Copper Mine
heres west mine main cavern lit by tea candles,not great but the tiny person in the distance gives an idea of the size.
[link]Personal-Album-252-Image-011[linkphoto]Personal-Album-252-Image-011[/
Topic: Engine vein Copper Mine
Boggy

Forum: North West England   Posted: 02/02/2008 21:57:23   Subject: Engine vein Copper Mine
unfortunatley scanning is having mixed results the colours are coming out wrong and the pics are fuzzy so i guess ill have to rephoto the photos in daylight...heres the old boat with me and bernard a
Topic: How did you get started?
Boggy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/01/2008 20:25:48   Subject: How did you get started?
minings in my family,great great grandfather worked the lead mines of tideswell,great grandfather worked jubilee colliery shaw,grandfather was overlooker at moston colliery manchester and ncb area tra
Topic: AditNow T Shirts & Merchandise
Boggy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/01/2008 19:42:51   Subject: AditNow T Shirts & Merchandise
simonrl x 1 (M)
barney x 1 (L) Grey
Wormster x2 (M) Black
JohnnearCfon x 2 (?) subject to mid-grey being available
Viewer x 2 (M) not bothered about colour (within reason)
to
Topic: Engine vein Copper Mine
Boggy

Forum: North West England   Posted: 17/01/2008 20:15:57   Subject: Engine vein Copper Mine
heres a pic of me and bernard brown in the jakuzi boat
[link]Personal-Album-252-Image-006[linkphoto]Personal-Album-252-Image-006[/linkphoto][/im

think i messed up again with that link,
Topic: Engine vein Copper Mine
Boggy

Forum: North West England   Posted: 14/01/2008 23:15:48   Subject: Engine vein Copper Mine
thanks for posting these pics i was wondering why alderley was absent ive just dug out my photos from over the years and was antisipating a long evening of scanning photos to my pc,pics to follow.my f
Topic: Smallcleugh-30-09-2007-Image-001 (photo)
Boggy

Forum: North East England   Posted: 02/01/2008 19:37:59   Subject: Smallcleugh-30-09-2007-Image-001 (photo)
ewe..i nearly lost a welly in that stuff before they gated it propper i dread to think what id leave behind if i lay down in it,it would be nice to see how far it goes though theres a couple of shafts
Topic: possible conflict
Boggy

Forum: North West England   Posted: 02/01/2008 00:50:29   Subject: possible conflict
ive just uploaded content for jubilee colliery in shaw but theres also a jubilee listed in wales i think will they conflict i put (coal) next to jubilee in the name hoping it wouldnt cause problems.<
Topic: Odd 'rail' formation at Glynrhonwy
Boggy

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/01/2008 23:31:37   Subject: Odd 'rail' formation at Glynrhonwy
the middle two pics look like the sleepers are inbetween the metal is this right,and what is below the drop dose it look like waste has been dumped over the edge,failing that it could be some kind of
Topic: mining equipment in the 70s
Boggy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/12/2007 19:19:31   Subject: mining equipment in the 70s
yes we really did wear jumpers like that...me in alderley edge hough level in the late 70s or early 80s not sure but if anyone has a more tastless article of gear than that ill eat my lamp.

Topic: 2008 - The year's plans and plots
Boggy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/12/2007 18:53:02   Subject: 2008 - The year's plans and plots
after viewing all the fantastic pics on this site i think id like to return to my old cumbrian haunts and attempt to take photos worth looking at as most of mine id be ashamed to post here,and also ge
Topic: Camera Collections
Boggy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/12/2007 18:41:21   Subject: Camera Collections
[quote="ben88800"]Olympus E410 just got it a couple of days ago after the kodak digital i had been using died todays trouble i think is down to the compact flash card because when i was up nenthead ye
Topic: Most worrying place you've ever been in a mine...
Boggy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/12/2007 18:27:01   Subject: Most worrying place you've ever been in a mine...
not really we were heading over the top to wetherlam and the open stopes over the hill..of course i sat on my camera and the cover popped open so i lost most of the pics that day,so do you know what t
Topic: Most worrying place you've ever been in a mine...
Boggy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/12/2007 18:03:03   Subject: Most worrying place you've ever been in a mine...
ok heres a view of the entrance from afar ive ringed it...
[link]Personal-Album-252-Image-004[linkphoto]Personal-Album-252-Image-004[/linkphoto][/link]
Topic: Most worrying place you've ever been in a mine...
Boggy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/12/2007 17:41:35   Subject: Most worrying place you've ever been in a mine...
ah i thought i had to clik the img thingy above the post,the tilberthwaite pic is the quarry up the hill if i remember right,the copper addit at the bottom collapsed a few years ago part way in,has an
Topic: Film cameras underground
Boggy

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 31/12/2007 17:35:58   Subject: Film cameras underground
aye its a halogen it gets that hot i can warm my cup of tea on it,but its quite a heavy lump its like having a spare oldham lamp in my rucksack,would be nice to get one of those light cannon things bu
Topic: Happy New Year
Boggy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/12/2007 17:28:36   Subject: Happy New Year
woot im second...in case im not quite sober later...all the best for 2008 and hope everyone has a good year...my new years resolution is to remember to buy some neepads as im getting too old to crawl
Topic: Most worrying place you've ever been in a mine...
Boggy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/12/2007 00:28:42   Subject: Most worrying place you've ever been in a mine...
can you see it i cant see it at all thought id done something wrong
it just shows an ip address.
im looking down in that pic tied to the wall i might add
Topic: Most worrying place you've ever been in a mine...
Boggy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/12/2007 00:21:17   Subject: Most worrying place you've ever been in a mine...
then again theres always simons nick....

[link]Personal-Album-252-Image-003[linkphoto]Personal-Album-252-Image-003[/linkphoto][/link]
Topic: Film cameras underground
Boggy

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 30/12/2007 22:35:30   Subject: Film cameras underground
ive used a fujica stx1n for years with 200mm telephoto lens till i bought a sony cybershot dsc-t5 but it wasnt great underground but ive just splashed out on a dslr fujifilm finepix s8000fd so im hop
Topic: Most worrying place you've ever been in a mine...
Boggy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/12/2007 21:13:50   Subject: Most worrying place you've ever been in a mine...
[quote="Vanoord"][quote="bograt"]this was a pretty worrying place really the pic says it all....
[img]http://www.aditnow.co.uk/showimage?f=/community/Personal-Album-252-Image-002/[/img]

Topic: crystals in UK
Boggy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/12/2007 19:54:29   Subject: crystals in UK
thats a job i always leave for when my internet goes down or when ive forgoten where i took them. :(
Topic: Oldham DL-16 LED lamp
Boggy

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 30/12/2007 15:19:52   Subject: Oldham DL-16 LED lamp
so the big question is how much will these new oldhams be retailing for as my type-r died this weekend.
Topic: Most worrying place you've ever been in a mine...
Boggy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/12/2007 15:08:00   Subject: Most worrying place you've ever been in a mine...
this was a pretty worrying place really the pic says it all....
[img]http://www.aditnow.co.uk/showimage?f=/community/Personal-Album-252-Image-002/[/img]

edit...sorry havnt worked out
Topic: crystals in UK
Boggy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/12/2007 14:49:57   Subject: crystals in UK
just for the record me and my brother got stopped and searched by the rangers last year after exiting a certain mine in the cauldbeck fells last year,they were watching because someone had been blast
Topic: oldham lamp
Boggy

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 30/12/2007 01:03:41   Subject: oldham lamp
ok after this weekends trip to smallclough i discovered that my type-r oldham lamp is leaking the circular screw plug has come loose so its effectivly had it,i know its old but still gave 6 hours on
Topic: Monktonhall Coal Mine
Boggy

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 30/12/2007 00:47:14   Subject: Monktonhall Coal Mine
hope you take breathing gear and gas sniffers down with you as abandoned coal shafts tend to get less and less oxygen as you go down them,send a saftey flame lamp down on rope first if the flame goes
Topic: Living in a mine - Gwydir Forest
Boggy

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/12/2007 00:29:26   Subject: Living in a mine - Gwydir Forest
there was a hermit lived in the compressor house at force craggs high force level mouth for many years..well documented in ian tylors book on the mine...ive been there all it needs is a door and wind
Topic: Smallcleugh-30-09-2007-Image-001 (photo)
Boggy

Forum: North East England   Posted: 29/12/2007 23:56:38   Subject: Smallcleugh-30-09-2007-Image-001 (photo)
still locked as of 29/12/07 but looks better now some of the mud has gone.
Topic: Liverpool Tunnels
Boggy

Forum: North West England   Posted: 29/12/2007 23:23:03   Subject: Liverpool Tunnels
check out williamsons tunnels...edge hill is actualy hollow underneath.
[url]http://www.williamsontunnels.com/[/url]
Topic: Understoped Passage (photo)
Boggy

Forum: North West England   Posted: 29/12/2007 23:10:55   Subject: Understoped Passage (photo)
that really is a great picture,it just shows how little the old men left in there,i dare say when earthquake passage finaly falls that will shake the teacups down in the village.
Topic: Simon Discovers real mines
Boggy

Forum: North West England   Posted: 29/12/2007 22:56:40   Subject: Simon Discovers real mines
sorry i linked to the photo online instead of in my album its a bit big.
Topic: Simon Discovers real mines
Boggy

Forum: North West England   Posted: 29/12/2007 22:52:43   Subject: Simon Discovers real mines
just one word of warning about nenthead..as i found out yesterday...dont forget your neepads...hendersons was like neeling on drawing pins,
i need a bigger torch for the ballroom.

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Topic: spam
Boggy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/12/2007 22:31:08   Subject: spam
i just got that email too i was cursing to say the least,i can think of various private parts that need removing on this person.
seems its happening a lot atm i got emails off banks i dont bank w
Topic: what's underground in Cumbria
Boggy

Forum: North West England   Posted: 29/12/2007 22:27:30   Subject: what's underground in Cumbria
if your new to mine exploration please dont try the copper mines..eg conniston or goldscope as they are deadly without full srt gear..400 year old false floors and hanging death in the stopes,join a
Topic: Alkrington Coal Mine
Boggy

Forum: North West England   Posted: 29/12/2007 22:11:31   Subject: Alkrington Coal Mine
the brick lined shaft tops were still visible in the late 90s in the school playing fields as they were still settling,when i looked about 5 ft of the lining were showing.alkrington was drowned out b
Topic: Carrock Wolframite Mine
Boggy

Forum: North West England   Posted: 29/12/2007 21:58:58   Subject: Carrock Wolframite Mine
also instead of climbing the wooden ladders..the landing at the top is false floor plus last 10 feet you get drenched climbing the hairy ladder if its still there , go to the end of the passage there
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