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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
Topic: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 27/12/2013 13:36:10   Subject: Minerals from Cornwall and Devon
Hi Mr Fontayne
I think I maybe speak for a lot of people when I say that posts such as this make me feel uneasy.
I am aware that most mineral collectors and indeed dealers are nice people a
Topic: Calendars - proceeds and thanks
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/12/2013 16:39:49   Subject: Calendars - proceeds and thanks
I have been deeply rouched by the kindness and support that I have received with my CMT initiative the aquisition of the Cwmystwyth Mines.
I have always made it plain that I do what I do because
Topic: Calendars - proceeds and thanks
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/12/2013 14:20:27   Subject: Calendars - proceeds and thanks
[quote="SimonRL"]

This year proceeds are going to the Cambrian Mines Trust. We sold 118 calendars, and after costs (print, PayPal, envelopes and postage) the project made a total profit of
Topic: 18650 cells, anyone after any?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 17/12/2013 12:09:39   Subject: 18650 cells, anyone after any?
Royal Mail...
you will end up selling them on the Dark Web from a dot onion website
:lol:
Topic: Shaft location help please
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/12/2013 20:59:33   Subject: Shaft location help please
Hold a naked flame close to the colllapse and see if there is an upcast draft. If so use your imagination to create some coloured smoke or similar and have someone on the surface watching.
This i
Topic: Oldham lamps ??
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 14/12/2013 21:14:34   Subject: Oldham lamps ??
[quote="mikebee62"] kind of attached to my bomb proof Oldham set up :lol:[/quote]

They're not, its a falacy. Bulbs fail after a blow, LEDs dont. Lead acid battery terminals corrode and bre
Topic: Oldham lamps ??
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 14/12/2013 20:13:35   Subject: Oldham lamps ??
[quote="mikebee62"]I have spotted on ebay , small 6 volt sealed lead acid batteries and chargers , I was thinking of using one with my old Oldham headset, has anybody else tried this ??, they are 4 am
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/12/2013 15:55:07   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
Some good news leading up to the festive season. The funding to take forward the development of the Protection and Management Plan for Cwmystwyth (based on my consultation paper available to download)
Topic: New home page
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/12/2013 11:34:37   Subject: New home page
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]

Roy, They are used because the americans use strange names for things (such as trunk, pants and muffler) and they don't know how to spell![/quote]

So its o
Topic: New home page
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/12/2013 07:43:58   Subject: New home page
[quote="SimonRL"][quote="royfellows"][quote="SimonRL"]
What happens if you turn off compatibility mode?[/quote]

Are sure there is one, cant see anything in "Internet Options"[/quote]
Topic: New home page
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/12/2013 18:00:06   Subject: New home page
[quote="SimonRL"]
What happens if you turn off compatibility mode?[/quote]

Are sure there is one, cant see anything in "Internet Options"
Topic: New home page
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/12/2013 16:54:09   Subject: New home page
[link]Personal-Album-128-Image-92119[linkphoto]Personal-Album-128-Image-92119[/linkphoto][/link]

1360 X 768 Win 7 IE9
if any help
Topic: New home page
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/12/2013 12:02:06   Subject: New home page
I am getting text overlay using IE V9
Topic: Oldham R and S batteries
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 10/12/2013 21:26:54   Subject: Oldham R and S batteries
[quote="SimonRL"]Idle curiosity :)

The S is an odd one. I got sent a photo of one this week. It was produced about 10 years ago, is a lead-acid battery in a yellow tapered case that looks
Topic: Fujifilm FinePix S9600 Camera
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/12/2013 21:54:17   Subject: Fujifilm FinePix S9600 Camera
[quote="james l"]My Fuji 9600 is still for sale and it's going very cheap :surrender:[/quote]

Whats cheap?
I already have one but would not mind a spare.
Topic: 18650 cells, anyone after any?
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 01/12/2013 21:30:11   Subject: 18650 cells, anyone after any?
[quote="Vanoord"]
(On the subject of 'fires', I've been through a few Trustfire 18650s, which have been okay; and the Cytak ones seem to be relatively reliable so far.)[/quote]

I have
Topic: Nenthead accomodation
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2013 22:55:12   Subject: Nenthead accomodation
Alston Training and Adventure Centre charges only £14 a night with a good TV lounge, drying room for your wet gear, and kitchen all in.

http://www.alstontraining.co.uk/
Topic: 2014 Calendar - available to order finally!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/11/2013 13:22:28   Subject: 2014 Calendar - available to order finally!
I have just received mine, and a splendid calendar it is!

Just a few points about the January Cwmystwyth description.

Whether its considered the most important non ferrous mine i
Topic: 2014 Calendar - available to order finally!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/11/2013 13:39:01   Subject: 2014 Calendar - available to order finally!
[quote="SimonRL"][quote="Paul Marvin"]I think you will be wanting a few more ![/quote]

Hopefully! When this batch has all sold I'll compile a list of additional orders and get a 2nd print r
Topic: Smallcleugh Exploration History
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/11/2013 11:59:18   Subject: Smallcleugh Exploration History
[quote="RJV"][quote="royfellows"]... beyond a fall in the shale section of Dowgang Level.[/quote]
Back on topic :tongue: but admittedly not in Smallcleugh... was the Caplecleugh horse level alway
Topic: Fujifilm FinePix S9600 Camera
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/11/2013 11:06:30   Subject: Fujifilm FinePix S9600 Camera
This is what I use and can vouch for them. They are a bit on the large size but have all the stuff thats useful underground. 10 second self timer, 30 secs exposure etc. Only issue is that 'B' isnt, it
Topic: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/11/2013 10:59:30   Subject: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
[quote="iestyn999"][quote="royfellows"]
The thread title is wrong anyway, there was no 'incident' at Rhosydd

[/quote]

There's nothing wrong with the title. Everything report
Topic: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/11/2013 22:07:15   Subject: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
All the Internet discussion and debate has probably stirred the pot. In retrospect it would have been better to just ignore it and let it go away.
The thread title is wrong anyway, there was no '
Topic: Browns Folly cleaned up
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 13/11/2013 16:01:48   Subject: Browns Folly cleaned up
I have had an exchange of emails with him, he is OK but seriously p....d off with what some people are doing in there. Ge has met some face to face who deliberately taunted him spray cans in hand. Thi
Topic: Browns Folly cleaned up
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 13/11/2013 15:42:35   Subject: Browns Folly cleaned up
[quote="ttxela"]Indeed, it is good to see this going on. I believe the chap in question puts a great deal of effort in :thumbup:[/quote]

I believe that his name is Bryan. I hope that he ha
Topic: Browns Folly cleaned up
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 13/11/2013 13:35:31   Subject: Browns Folly cleaned up
Visiting this mine last weekend I was pleasantly surprised to find the place in pristine condition. Paint daubings and modern grafiti removed and passageways cleared. Some areas look as though they ha
Topic: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/11/2013 16:28:15   Subject: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
This is degenerating into a feeding frenzy of URBEX bashing.
If errors were made it appears to have been relative to timing and no doubt lessons have been learnt.
Topic: Smallcleugh Exploration History
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/11/2013 12:32:19   Subject: Smallcleugh Exploration History
I did the through trip last month. Below no 13 rise where the water is held back by a heavy fall the drainage pipes were below water creating little wirlpools, and I did hesitate a bit but got through
Topic: Another source of cheap lamps ?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/11/2013 16:07:16   Subject: Another source of cheap lamps ?
Thanks for that
Similar then to Oldham
L16 = 16Ah LiIon

So GL and DL.... something lamp????
Thinking shouldn't it be BL and LL
Topic: Another source of cheap lamps ?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/11/2013 15:17:09   Subject: Another source of cheap lamps ?
Good old keyboards strike again, its probably meant to read "60 lumens"
Looks good value but for recreational use they are usually too tight and narrow beam/low output

Years ago I coul
Topic: 2014 Calendar - available to order finally!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/11/2013 12:10:17   Subject: 2014 Calendar - available to order finally!
I want to thank everyone for their kind support.
I have personally bore the costs so far. The cost of forming the company limited by guarantee was minimal as I have experience of limited companie
Topic: Smallcleugh Exploration History
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/11/2013 11:48:09   Subject: Smallcleugh Exploration History
[quote="PeteJ"]
More entertaining would a Caplecleugh-Smallcleugh through trip without wetsuit or furry suit.

[/quote]

Bizare idea of fun Peter!
SAS selection?
:
Topic: Smallcleugh Exploration History
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/11/2013 21:31:50   Subject: Smallcleugh Exploration History
Why stick with Smallcleugh John?
There has been a lot of interesting discoveries up until fairly recently. A while ago I digitalised the old West Cumbria Brownley Hill.
Remember Jug Vein?
Topic: Appeal to save quarrymens' Cwmorthin terrace, Blaenau Ffestiniog
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/11/2013 16:19:03   Subject: Appeal to save quarrymens' Cwmorthin terrace, Blaenau Ffestiniog
I think that consolidation done with minimum visual impact is the way to go every time. What has been done at Cwmystwyth will hopefully halt any further deterioration and make any future rebuilding a
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