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Topic: Wanted....T6 Oldham battery
sinker

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 25/01/2013 02:04:54   Subject: Wanted....T6 Oldham battery
[quote="Roy Morton"]

I have one that holds my door open :lol:[/quote]

Up here in Wales we are so hard that we use them as caplamps :devil:
Topic: Victorian trip - 2013
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/01/2013 21:47:21   Subject: Victorian trip - 2013
Me too :thumbup:
Topic: I want to go down a mine/ cave BUT
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/01/2013 20:42:08   Subject: I want to go down a mine/ cave BUT
There are a few trips in the planning stage for later on in the year, so watch this space :thumbup:
In the meantime, as mentioned before, a club is the best way forward. You will soon find that
Topic: luis glez
sinker

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 23/01/2013 19:45:01   Subject: luis glez
Hola Luis :thumbup:
Topic: Trips in 2013
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/01/2013 19:36:57   Subject: Trips in 2013
[quote="Willy Eckerslyke"]
Sounds a lot of fun![/quote]

Another subtle hint hit the bullseye ;)
Topic: Rhiwbach Slate Mine
sinker

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 21/01/2013 18:44:02   Subject: Rhiwbach Slate Mine
Llan Ffestiniog or Cwm Penmachno, depending which way you approach :thumbup:
Topic: Trips in 2013
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/01/2013 18:42:31   Subject: Trips in 2013
[quote="NewStuff"]Yup, I'll help. Just set a date ASAP, and I will do my utmost to book it off. Assuming I can snag a lift, I'm all for it, and will help out any way I can...
[/quote]

Topic: Spare thingy
sinker

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 21/01/2013 18:36:12   Subject: Spare thingy
[quote="royfellows"]
The Fuji though has a fixed zoom, its not really a DSLR but what they call a 'bridge' camera.
Good camera/.[/quote]

Hi Roy. Just out of interest, which Fuji d
Topic: Trips in 2013
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/01/2013 17:32:21   Subject: Trips in 2013
[quote="RockChick"]

Photography trip (?)

CRTT (photography/inflatables- are we serious about this one?!) (SimonRL/Rockchick)

Box weekend (could also be photography tri
Topic: That Vauxhall Frontera
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/01/2013 13:51:27   Subject: That Vauxhall Frontera
[quote="rhychydwr"].....If I broke into a neighbours house and stole his telly etc. All I would get is a slap on the wrist. But drive up Snowdon and take the pi$$ out of the judge - 22 months......
Topic: Victorian trip - 2013
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/01/2013 17:02:51   Subject: Victorian trip - 2013
Ok here....difinitely no excuses then :)
Topic: Trips in 2013
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/01/2013 11:27:27   Subject: Trips in 2013
[quote="simonrl"][quote="J"]If people fancy coming down this way then there's always Box.......[/quote]

That would be great Dr J, ages since I've been down that way. I think lots of people
Topic: Trips in 2013
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/01/2013 14:40:36   Subject: Trips in 2013
[quote="simonrl"]

There was going to be the novelty inflatable CRTT if I remember correctly ;) :thumbup:[/quote]

"Gentlemen.....inflate your Rachaels!"

:lol: :lol:
Topic: Trips in 2013
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/01/2013 14:30:36   Subject: Trips in 2013
[quote="simonrl"]

Has anybody got any specific ideas / requests for trips?

....there should be room in the calendar for a few one day trips at weekends.

Any thoughts?
Topic: Trips in 2013
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/01/2013 13:54:37   Subject: Trips in 2013
[quote="NewStuff"]
It was a good laugh, as were some of the exits up the shaft... (Mine included) :-[[/quote]

Moel Fferna! Now I remember! :lol: Good fun :thumbup:
Something simi
Topic: Trips in 2013
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/01/2013 11:49:25   Subject: Trips in 2013
I've never been to Nenthead so I'd be in on that one :thumbup:
A dedicated photo trip would be good...I need the practice... :lol:
We did a trip a couple of years back where we split into
Topic: Photo competition 2012 - RESULTS
sinker

Forum: The 2012 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 14/01/2013 20:56:29   Subject: Photo competition 2012 - RESULTS
Well done to all the winners....each completely different and each one outstanding in it's own way :thumbsup:
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/01/2013 19:55:08   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
[center][b][u]SITUATIONS VACANT[/u][/b][/center]


Mudflap wanted.





Must be flexible and willing to travel.
Topic: Drager X-Am 3000 4-gas monitor
sinker

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 05/01/2013 14:12:41   Subject: Drager X-Am 3000 4-gas monitor
[quote="christwigg"]......Don't have a handy household source of H2S though......
[/quote]

After the curry we had last night we might be able to help you out there..... :angel:
Topic: Bwlch Y Plwm Lead Mine, Penrhyndeudraeth.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/01/2013 09:53:34   Subject: Bwlch Y Plwm Lead Mine, Penrhyndeudraeth.
We noticed, on our trip to Bwlch Y Plwm the other night, that there may be a couple of discrepancies on the survey drawings. Nothing major and unlikely to cause any major problems, but worth noting if
Topic: Thursday Nighters 2013
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/01/2013 09:04:35   Subject: Thursday Nighters 2013
[quote="Llion"]

Love the difference in pitch / rope length on the second ab :lol: :lol:

[/quote]

Ah yes....whoops :angel: It's on my list of things to do :lol:
Topic: Thursday Nighters 2013
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/01/2013 18:29:18   Subject: Thursday Nighters 2013
[quote="pingu"]...she is a "cave crawler" rather than a climber....[/quote]

She seems to be doing ok here.... :thumbup:

http://www.aditnow.co.uk/photo/Personal-Album-7375-Image-
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/01/2013 13:46:19   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
:(

I got sacked from the airbed factory today.

It was really unfair....I really tried to make a go of it there.....
I pulled out all the stops....


Topic: Drager X-Am 3000 4-gas monitor
sinker

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 04/01/2013 09:54:58   Subject: Drager X-Am 3000 4-gas monitor
:thumbsup:
Topic: Drager X-Am 3000 4-gas monitor
sinker

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 04/01/2013 09:42:23   Subject: Drager X-Am 3000 4-gas monitor
Ha! You've got me there! Erm...Google a circuit diagram?? Don't know mate my charger is in work so I can't check it sorry. Can get to it Monday if you haven't sussed it by then! I'm sure that it would
Topic: Thursday Nighters 2013
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/01/2013 09:01:52   Subject: Thursday Nighters 2013
Great trip last night chaps! And Debbie sorry :thumbup: Good to meet you :thumbup:
Thanks to Llion for rigging and thanks to Chrisj for showing the way :flowers:
The perfect Thursday night
Topic: Drager X-Am 3000 4-gas monitor
sinker

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 04/01/2013 08:48:44   Subject: Drager X-Am 3000 4-gas monitor
Put some charge into it, but monitor it with an ammeter as they can be cooked if over-charged.
I have one of these and had it for years. It is a very tough monitor as long as you don't get the s
Topic: SIGH.... I Need somewhere to go!
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/01/2013 08:20:06   Subject: SIGH.... I Need somewhere to go!
[quote="NewStuff"][quote="steve turbo"]if you want a guide ian i can take you in .
[/quote]

I like a wander in there too, if I can get out for a few hours, babysitter dependant.
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Topic: Thursday Nighters 2013
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/01/2013 07:59:16   Subject: Thursday Nighters 2013
[quote="Willy Eckerslyke"]
Here you go: http://www.humblegrape.co.uk/specials/new/dr-loosen-red-slate-riesling-dry.html ;)[/quote]

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Topic: Thursday Nighters 2013
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/01/2013 14:25:28   Subject: Thursday Nighters 2013
Blwyddyn Newydd Da i pawb :thumbup:

The first Thursday Nighters trip of 2013, sorry about the short notice :flowers: , is tomorrow, 3rd!
A return trip to Bwlch Y Plwm, Penrhyndeudraet
Topic: whats under my house
sinker

Forum: South West England   Posted: 31/12/2012 18:53:52   Subject: whats under my house
[quote="willy1975"]....low laying load......Is there any maps of whats under my house........[/quote]

When you say "load" do you mean "lode"...as in a mineral vein?
What part of the co
Topic: 2012 competition entry - myotis
sinker

Forum: The 2012 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 30/12/2012 18:02:58   Subject: 2012 competition entry - myotis
Photo Nr 2...just great :thumbsup:
Welcome aboard :thumbup:
Topic: Rhiwbach Slate Mine
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/12/2012 11:52:43   Subject: Rhiwbach Slate Mine
[quote="Paul Marvin"]Sounds like all I need is to find a mate with a helicopter lol[/quote]

Or some volunteers who fancy a day out with a difference? I'm sure a few folks would offer assist
Topic: hello.
sinker

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 24/12/2012 21:14:02   Subject: hello.
Welcome :thumbsup:
Topic: A merry christmas to all
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/12/2012 11:30:26   Subject: A merry christmas to all
Aye. In case I don't get time later on...or if I'm too "relaxed".... :angel: then a big Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all, with a special shout out to The Thursday Nighters :thumbsup: We have
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/12/2012 09:03:36   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
[quote="Roy Morton"]Sinker.....and I thought I'd posted some bad'uns.....[/quote]

Always a pleasure mate :lol: :lol:
Topic: Proposed Nuclear Dump in the lake district
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/12/2012 22:25:01   Subject: Proposed Nuclear Dump in the lake district
[quote="Wormster"]

It seems as if the Russians have had them for a while....[/quote]

....and these....

http://englishrussia.com/2009/01/06/abandoned-russian-polar-nucl
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/12/2012 21:08:30   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
An Aruban, an Englishman, a Scotsman, an Irishman, a Welshman, a Latvian, a Turk, a German, an Indian, several Americans (including a Hawaiian and an Alaskan), an Argentinean, a Dane, an Australian, a
Topic: Proposed Nuclear Dump in the lake district
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/12/2012 21:01:00   Subject: Proposed Nuclear Dump in the lake district
[quote="Wormster"]...........*IF* the government were to invest in SMALL LOCAL nuclear power stations (something about the size of a submarine power plant) supplying counties and big cities.....[/quot
Topic: The Thursday Nighters, December 20th.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/12/2012 17:56:05   Subject: The Thursday Nighters, December 20th.
[quote="Willy Eckerslyke"]Seconded! :thumbsup:[/quote]

Erm....thirded :smartass:

Pingu is back on the 6th approx if I remember correctly.
Topic: Still here?
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/12/2012 12:34:03   Subject: Still here?
[quote="simonrl"]Everyone still here? No apocolypse :lol:

Those Mayans....[/quote]

I've never even heard of the planet Maya..... :angel:
Topic: The Thursday Nighters, December 20th.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/12/2012 12:30:37   Subject: The Thursday Nighters, December 20th.
[quote="Willy Eckerslyke"]Yes a really pleasant trip, now need to return with a camera.
It was a bit of a surprise finding a geocache left by primary school kids, but encouraging that they're cle
Topic: Still here?
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/12/2012 09:49:37   Subject: Still here?
[quote="simonrl"]Everyone still here? [/quote]

Still here, alive but NOT kicking.....I've never felt so ill! :(
I now sympathise with you, having had it yourself for the last two week
Topic: Proposed Nuclear Dump in the lake district
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/12/2012 09:34:28   Subject: Proposed Nuclear Dump in the lake district
[quote="crickleymal"].....bury something that will be radioactive for thousands of years.....[/quote]

:( [i]Tens[/i] of thousands of years.... :(

Topic: Proposed Nuclear Dump in the lake district
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/12/2012 20:41:03   Subject: Proposed Nuclear Dump in the lake district

More here:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-cumbria-19816861
Topic: Proposed Nuclear Dump in the lake district
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/12/2012 18:38:38   Subject: Proposed Nuclear Dump in the lake district
This has actually been going on for ages, in one form or another. When I was with Robertson Research we did a whole load of boreholes for NIREX around the Windscale, Cleator Moor, Drig and Whitehaven
Topic: The Thursday Nighters, December 20th.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/12/2012 09:24:08   Subject: The Thursday Nighters, December 20th.
[quote="Willy Eckerslyke"]That's a shame, hope it clears up in time for you to enjoy Christmas. :flowers:

I take it ChrisJ & Llion know the way? :thumbup:[/quote]

They are both
Topic: The Thursday Nighters, December 20th.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/12/2012 05:54:54   Subject: The Thursday Nighters, December 20th.
[quote="Llion"]
5 or 6 of us then... ;D[/quote]

:( One less I'm afraid :(

My cold/flu/whatever is much worse. I will be laid up all day today, no way I'll be fit enough t
Topic: 2012 Competition entry - Blober
sinker

Forum: The 2012 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 16/12/2012 23:04:38   Subject: 2012 Competition entry - Blober
CH34 incline....nice :thumbup:
Topic: Another north wales mine explorer
sinker

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 16/12/2012 23:02:52   Subject: Another north wales mine explorer
[quote="Blober"]

Would love to meet up with other explorers so i'll have to try get to some of these meets.

;D[/quote]

The Thursday Nighters...? :thumbup:
They'
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