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Topic: Who Closed the UK Coal Mines
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/02/2014 17:12:42   Subject: Who Closed the UK Coal Mines
I am enjoying following this actually.

Yes Mr Lozz. there is a point to make in that the English language is constantly changing with new words and expressions coming into use and the meani
Topic: Who Closed the UK Coal Mines
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/02/2014 13:12:08   Subject: Who Closed the UK Coal Mines
I think I have this worked out
Fuel is a naturally occurring substance which is consumed to produce energy
Energy is the power obtained from the consumption of fuel or the capacity to perfor
Topic: Who Closed the UK Coal Mines
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/02/2014 20:44:27   Subject: Who Closed the UK Coal Mines
Oxford dictionary:

Fuel
material such as coal, gas, or oil that is burned to produce heat or power

Electricity
a form of energy resulting from the existence of charged
Topic: Who Closed the UK Coal Mines
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/02/2014 17:36:34   Subject: Who Closed the UK Coal Mines
[quote="ChrisJC"]Burlington was 'hidden' from general knowledge for decades, so it is quite possible to have secrets.

Chris.
[/quote]

General knowledge yes, but only because
Topic: Who Closed the UK Coal Mines
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/02/2014 16:25:45   Subject: Who Closed the UK Coal Mines
I have quite a problem with conspiracy theories. By this I mean major ones, the minor ones are just so blatantly obvious but dare not name them, most of us will know anyway.

So, major consp
Topic: Who Closed the UK Coal Mines
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/02/2014 15:32:54   Subject: Who Closed the UK Coal Mines
A bit off thread but..
When I read the initial posting I though "Oh no" and could see blood up the walls. But this was (fortunately) not to be. People these days just arn't interested in politics
Topic: Boots or wellies
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 31/01/2014 20:59:02   Subject: Boots or wellies
As daft as it sounds I am into neoprene thigh waders.

A lot of exploring can be done in these and they are kind to the knees as well. It started in 2010 when I had some problems which preve
Topic: Who Closed the UK Coal Mines
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/01/2014 19:00:51   Subject: Who Closed the UK Coal Mines
[quote="Paul Marvin"]
main the problem was it became a personal battle between Scargill & Thatcher and NOTHING else mattered to either of them, especially the working man.[/quote]

Sca
Topic: Who Closed the UK Coal Mines
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/01/2014 15:32:00   Subject: Who Closed the UK Coal Mines
[quote="Simon M"]

Very conspiratorial, but unfortunately true; cutting through the conspiracies and conspiracy theories was the largest part of the work so [b]we[/b] could get to the true f
Topic: Who Closed the UK Coal Mines
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/01/2014 21:52:05   Subject: Who Closed the UK Coal Mines
Mr Simon M
You use the word "we" several times in your posting, who exactly is "we" please?
Topic: Spam attack - hopefully sorted
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/01/2014 16:06:30   Subject: Spam attack - hopefully sorted
Wouldn't the usual graphic of characters and numbers for a new member have done the trick?
Topic: NAMHO - Opening of Bookings delay
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/01/2014 20:08:04   Subject: NAMHO - Opening of Bookings delay
[quote="SimonRL"]

We're a little behind schedule with things;

[/quote]

You should have been in my shoes last year, and I actually slept at night!
:lol:
Topic: Marke Valley Mine - Top Adit, Eastern Section
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 22/01/2014 22:30:45   Subject: Marke Valley Mine - Top Adit, Eastern Section
If its the heavily timbered adit then no it does not go far, although a lot of trouble was gone to years ago reopening it.

Neither does the one more suitable for fish lower down, I did it
Topic: Nant y glo Drift Mine Photos
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/01/2014 17:44:34   Subject: Nant y glo Drift Mine Photos
There is a lamp in Henfwlch.
[link]Henfwlch-Lead-Mine-User-Album-Image-34894[linkphoto]Henfwlch-Lead-Mine-User-Album-Image-34894[/linkphoto][/link]
Topic: Nant y glo Drift Mine Photos
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/01/2014 17:08:44   Subject: Nant y glo Drift Mine Photos
Any idea what those lamps weigh?

I think its amazing!
Topic: Nant y glo Drift Mine Photos
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/01/2014 14:44:49   Subject: Nant y glo Drift Mine Photos
[quote="Morlock"][quote="ttxela"]Those spherical lamps with the huge flame must have been a bit of a hazard![/quote]

Can't seem to find them, are they in the video?[/quote]

In th
Topic: Nant y glo Drift Mine Photos
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/01/2014 13:38:24   Subject: Nant y glo Drift Mine Photos
[quote="ttxela"]Those spherical lamps with the huge flame must have been a bit of a hazard![/quote]

Does anyone know anything about these?
They intrigue me
Topic: Accident at Wheal Maid
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/01/2014 13:31:37   Subject: Accident at Wheal Maid
[quote="Alasdair Neill"]I think any of these activities falls within the realms of "hazardous activities" in which case as I understand it the landowner/occupier bears no responsibility unless they do
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/01/2014 12:52:50   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
Steven Seagal cornered in a house and the bad guys are at the door.
Searches for materials for booby trap.
Finds a Chinese 12 XML torch, crams it with iffy Ultrafire Lithium batteries, turn
Topic: Oldham Charger
royfellows

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 11/01/2014 19:42:01   Subject: Oldham Charger
The safe max is 1 amp on a flat battery which will drop to a trickle when the battery is fully charged.
Now I dont want to rain on your parade but this is the outdated way of doing things. Rememb
Topic: Oldham Charger
royfellows

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 11/01/2014 18:41:36   Subject: Oldham Charger
Right on first and wrong on the second.
Yes ammeter goes in series, usually provides resistance enough to control current but dont take this for granted as I dont know your setup.
Old comput
Topic: 18650 cells, anyone after any?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 07/01/2014 11:31:28   Subject: 18650 cells, anyone after any?
[quote="Mr Mike"][quote="royfellows"]OEM (outward end manufacturer) [/quote]

Original Equipment Manufacturer. ;D[/quote]

Yes just googled it. And my definition was the one given
Topic: 18650 cells, anyone after any?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 06/01/2014 22:32:14   Subject: 18650 cells, anyone after any?
[quote="remoteneeded"] The only ones that have been consistently great are made by AW.[/quote]

which are near to the top of his capacity scale, so he is getting something right.
Surpri
Topic: 18650 cells, anyone after any?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 06/01/2014 14:16:44   Subject: 18650 cells, anyone after any?
This is agood guide

http://www.torchythebatteryboy.com/p/18650-batteries-chargers.html
Topic: Smallcleugh
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 06/01/2014 12:14:46   Subject: Smallcleugh
[quote="Mr Mike"]I wonder if one of the tight bits has pinched in, or a fall in the same place that we put the wood work in 2008.[/quote]

Its probably the bit beyond that which we didn't co
Topic: Smallcleugh
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 05/01/2014 22:55:54   Subject: Smallcleugh
[quote="burrower"]Went through in July and it was fine. But anything could have changed since then.[/quote]

me in october
Topic: Nantymwyn Mine
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 05/01/2014 17:36:18   Subject: Nantymwyn Mine
Fair enough, but something needs to be done there. I think it really needs the person who put them in to be located and the issue raised.
This has been discussed before on here.
Topic: Nantymwyn Mine
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 05/01/2014 15:56:55   Subject: Nantymwyn Mine
I am sorry to be abrupt about this but the rope ladder is an accident waiting to happen and should have been removed 12 months ago. I was advised that this was going to be done.
If there is an ac
Topic: Any advice on copyright issue
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 03/01/2014 15:58:18   Subject: Any advice on copyright issue
[quote="Drillbilly."]
................ to avoid any large scale upset, hand wringing and thinking of the children.

[/quote]

He's back!
:lol:

and there was
Topic: Cree 5W LED torch at Aldi
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/01/2014 11:58:39   Subject: Cree 5W LED torch at Aldi
My recommendation for back up/emergency lighting.
Without doubt the outstandingly powerful for its size and spec the Fenix E11
Tiny and only takes a single AA battery but small and light eno
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 02/01/2014 11:55:16   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Yes its a sub domain of the old Iris Computers Ltd, its own domain is www.ledcaplamps.com

Sten exploded recently!!!
Can you please define "explode" within the contex of your posting
Topic: Deepest shafts chambers
royfellows

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 01/01/2014 18:57:52   Subject: Deepest shafts chambers
[quote="mrbrucey"]just interested in the biggest drops, would imagine Aber mine has sheer drops of hundreds and hundreds of feet
[/quote]

Difficult to say exactly but I bet someone on
Topic: Deepest shafts chambers
royfellows

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 01/01/2014 18:42:14   Subject: Deepest shafts chambers
You after an SRT drop or just want to know biggest chambers?

Aberllefenni has chambers over 100 ft high with openings to day you can access on surface if you are looking for a good constipa
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 01/01/2014 11:05:15   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
State of the Lamps

Happy New Year to customers old and new and indeed everyone else.

I like to post like this at the start of each New Year to report progress and issues etc.
Topic: Happy new year everybody
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/01/2014 10:52:14   Subject: Happy new year everybody
Happy New Year from Roy and the Cambrian Mines Trust
Topic: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 30/12/2013 16:58:21   Subject: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
[quote="Roy Morton"]I'm of the same opinion.
North Herodsfoot is what I've always known it as.[/quote]

I agree as well.
We all talked this sort of thing through a while back
Topic: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 28/12/2013 18:05:31   Subject: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
I'm lost
:confused:
Topic: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 28/12/2013 15:24:27   Subject: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
[quote="Fontayne"]Perhaps for your new members it should be made clear that minerals are not to be sold on this site it is not possible to guess that this is the case..[/quote]

I am in comp
Topic: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 28/12/2013 14:32:00   Subject: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
[quote="Fontayne"]Thank you, not quite sure what to make of this site.[/quote]

Why not stay on here and give it a try.
OK, a bit belated now but.... Welcome to aditnow

Now N
Topic: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 28/12/2013 12:44:22   Subject: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
[quote="Peter Burgess"] The ethos of this forum should be what we have in common, and not what divides us. [/quote]

If ever there was such wisdom is such few words

Topic: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 28/12/2013 10:34:58   Subject: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
I have to admit that I went to bed last night feeling rather depressed with the way that things were going on this thread, when all along I only meant well and was scrupulously polite in my postings.<
Topic: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 28/12/2013 09:50:05   Subject: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
I am very heartened by the constructive comment now appearing.

In principle I agree that there SHOULD be nothing wrong with offering minerals for sale on here in the same way as other equip
Topic: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 27/12/2013 22:45:13   Subject: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
[quote="John Mason"]Silly sods, the lot of you. Without minerals, and the mineralogy (by definition a specimen-based technology) that has developed the understanding of mineral deposits, there would b
Topic: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 27/12/2013 22:40:42   Subject: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
This site enjoys a high standard of intellectual discussion.
Do we all want it stay that way or not?

Yes I agree about keeping politics of the site, also man made climate change, and r
Topic: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 27/12/2013 20:24:54   Subject: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
Deleted by the admins

We have talked this through enough, what think all we put it to bed?
Topic: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 27/12/2013 20:02:33   Subject: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
[quote="lozz"]

As to advertizing the fact that someone wants to sell some mineral specimens on here then surely that's all it is, that is to say letting it be known, it's not a transaction.
Topic: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 27/12/2013 19:35:06   Subject: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
[quote="Drillbilly."]
What is your contribution to this process, what have you discovered, surveyed, restored, sought out, read, understood, taught, shared?

[/quote]

Puttin
Topic: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 27/12/2013 18:10:00   Subject: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
About time you changed your signature Peter, you do yourself a disservice.
Topic: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 27/12/2013 17:48:46   Subject: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
[quote="Fontayne"]I only joined the forum a few weeks ago, which I can see was a mistake, the only reason I mentioned minerals for sale was because there was a for sale and wanted section.[/quote]
Topic: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 27/12/2013 16:57:44   Subject: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
Absolutely Peter, but no disrespect, I think you may have been leading a sheltered life where the "M" word is concerned.

We have all seen the mild 'rutting' on here between rival dealers. O
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