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Topic: US Army Landfill in cornwall.
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 17/03/2013 13:45:32   Subject: US Army Landfill in cornwall.
I have good Int of some ex home guard stuff dumped in Llancynfelin and also in an opencut at Penrhiw.
Mainly small arms ammunition, this makes sese if you think about it.
The rumours still c
Topic: 1600 lumens flashlight
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/03/2013 09:42:42   Subject: 1600 lumens flashlight
The internet is full of postings obout getting rid of flashy modes, big question is why do they include these if so many people dont want them?
Topic: Harnisher Burn Mine
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 15/03/2013 09:56:45   Subject: Harnisher Burn Mine
Just out of interest so that this doesn't get lost in the mists of time, a Dave Kelly? of the WCMRG populated a Cumbrian miners database with over 11,000 miners plus related records.
I was the pr
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/03/2013 11:58:06   Subject: NAMHO 2013
[quote="Moorebooks"][quote="royfellows"]I will talk to the people there and try to lay on a hose for cleaning kit and some 240V lamp charging facility as well.

What do people think will be
Topic: Frongoch issues
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 12/03/2013 09:37:23   Subject: Frongoch issues
[quote="wookey"]Good to hear things may not be as dire as they first seemed![/quote]

Well yes.
It was my reading of the situation, but without access to the engine shaft at adit level
Topic: Fowey Consols
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 11/03/2013 18:11:22   Subject: Fowey Consols
Baseball Bat adit?
Angry landowner?
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/03/2013 17:06:33   Subject: NAMHO 2013
LATEST UNDERGROUND
NAMHO 2013 Underground Program
Coordinated by Roy Fellows, Cambrian Mines Trust

SPECIAL NOTE
Some permissions are yet to be obtained so trips may be substi
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/03/2013 15:59:10   Subject: NAMHO 2013
NAMHO Camping

This has been arranged at Bryncarnedd, Clarach Rd, Dyfed SY23 3DG. Tel 01970 612444

The A487 is the road that goes down hill past the University, and the B4572 Clar
Topic: Frongoch issues
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 11/03/2013 10:19:15   Subject: Frongoch issues
Me again
On Saturday I was able to get some informed opinions and it seems that my appraisal of the situation may have been somewhat coloured by work done near the shaft collar by contractors ere
Topic: Grovelling apology
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/03/2013 09:24:47   Subject: Grovelling apology
Not Ricks fault if the address was cloned.
The emails would originate from someone else’s computer which had Rick's email address in the address book.

The virus infects a machine and t
Topic: Frongoch issues
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 07/03/2013 12:02:41   Subject: Frongoch issues
I have decided that safety must be paramount and to this end i am leaving the colllapse at my 1995 dig as it is in order to keep people out of the engine shaft chamber. This area has to be regarded as
Topic: Frongoch issues
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 06/03/2013 12:21:29   Subject: Frongoch issues
I have come back on this following further consideration. There was some sign of disturbance in the mine generally as though water had been flowing in abundance, not possible from an influx after the
Topic: Frongoch issues
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 03/03/2013 20:50:48   Subject: Frongoch issues
Hi all, some bad news Im afraid

There has been a collapse into the engine shaft on surface and the situation as reported before is looking worse with the looming complete collapse of the re
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/02/2013 09:58:23   Subject: NAMHO 2013
I will talk to the people there and try to lay on a hose for cleaning kit and some 240V lamp charging facility as well.

What do people think will be the number of tents?
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/02/2013 21:35:44   Subject: NAMHO 2013
Bryncarnedd is already mentioned on the website but there are some poor reviews, so i will be checking it out and reporting back.
Its only £6 a night and walking distance from the Uny but I need
Topic: Glynrhonwy - the saga continues
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/02/2013 15:40:13   Subject: Glynrhonwy - the saga continues
[quote="mushmush3"]Rather than flooding/using above ground reservoirs and associated tunnels for expensive and speculative pumped storage systems, and for solely private gain, what about focussing on
Topic: cligga head Map
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 26/02/2013 15:38:37   Subject: cligga head Map
I was in there last year with SCMC, entered at middle level and a bit of a climb down into a stope and out at bottom level.

The traverse to middle off the main cliff path is a bit easier th
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/02/2013 12:25:35   Subject: NAMHO 2013
[quote="davetidza"]Whilst I am quite capable of finding myself a site for my camper van - if would be good if you are organising something to bear campervan men in mind.[/quote]

I meant me
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/02/2013 09:57:43   Subject: NAMHO 2013
Camping Arrangements: Action this day
If someone else wont do something you do it your bloody self.
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/02/2013 22:46:12   Subject: NAMHO 2013
[quote="Moorebooks"]
Roy this is incorrect it happened last year 2012 when nenthead fell through and DCC stepped and offered Alderley Edge.

Mike[/quote]

Sorry, senior momen
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/02/2013 11:30:49   Subject: NAMHO 2013
[quote="ChrisJC"]OK, so I might be being a bit thick here......

I plan to do some of the underground trips, but I can't see a way to indicate which trips pique my interest on the booking fo
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/02/2013 21:01:42   Subject: NAMHO 2013
The lecture programme for the NAMHO conference in Aberystwyth, 28 June - 1 July, is now on the web site at www.namhoconference.org.uk - go to Programme page and there is a link allowing you to downloa
Topic: The first use of gunpowder in mining
royfellows

Forum: Mining Methods & Techniques   Posted: 23/02/2013 09:02:54   Subject: The first use of gunpowder in mining
White gunpowder as it is known is one of the most dangerous, unstable, and unpredictable explosives that there is.

Dont even think about this stuff.
Topic: The first use of gunpowder in mining
royfellows

Forum: Mining Methods & Techniques   Posted: 22/02/2013 15:10:11   Subject: The first use of gunpowder in mining
When i was young (no clever comments please!) I could walk into a chemist and just buy saltpetre over the counter. They would even sell me potassium chlorate.
Of course, things are different now.
Topic: Reccomend a Cafe Near Llanwrst
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/02/2013 13:04:57   Subject: Reccomend a Cafe Near Llanwrst
[quote="Jasonbirder"]........near Llanwrst...
Need a meeting place for a trip we're doing sunday!
Cheers![/quote]

I wonder where that could be
;D
Topic: Professional Lamp suggestion
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/02/2013 17:47:37   Subject: Professional Lamp suggestion
[quote="SimonRL"] It is physically the same size and shape, but it has a lower capacity (9Ah as opposed to 16Ah) and due to decreased number of simpler cells it can be charged on an unmodified lead ac
Topic: Professional Lamp suggestion
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/02/2013 13:21:56   Subject: Professional Lamp suggestion
[quote="SimonRL"]GL16 - different animal. Incandescent bulb lamp head with the L16 battery :)[/quote]

Sorry, I should know this.
So they offer bulb headsets with lithium Ion cells.
Topic: Professional Lamp suggestion
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/02/2013 09:37:10   Subject: Professional Lamp suggestion
Bogey has put some DL16s on eBay again.
Topic: Professional Lamp suggestion
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/02/2013 12:38:06   Subject: Professional Lamp suggestion
[quote="stuey"]

To the person talking about Bogey Knights in Plymouth, the Oldham MF's they had were mostly buggered. They do have some T2's from time to time though, although I have a feel
Topic: Professional Lamp suggestion
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/02/2013 08:28:15   Subject: Professional Lamp suggestion
[quote="sinker"]I have an Instrinsically Safe version of the Petzl Duo which I use on my "work" helmet. Its basically the same as the leisure version, except that it has plastic battery clips instead
Topic: Coppermines Deep Level
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/02/2013 15:16:05   Subject: Coppermines Deep Level
Can someone put some phots up ASAP please.
Looking at my phots and google earth there is a rain gulley high right looking towards the entrance. That is where my money will be.
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/02/2013 13:15:45   Subject: NAMHO 2013
[quote="Moorebooks"][quote="royfellows"]The planning of underground trips is progressing with leaders now being appointed.
Most trips will run over the Saturday and Sunday both morning and aftern
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/02/2013 17:14:08   Subject: NAMHO 2013
The planning of underground trips is progressing with leaders now being appointed.
Most trips will run over the Saturday and Sunday both morning and afternoon.
Topic: What light do you use to cave or mine explore with
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 01/02/2013 21:00:07   Subject: What light do you use to cave or mine explore with
This is starting to get interesting now.

Any opinions on 'High' (8V) V 'Low' 4V systems?

My Fenix TK11 pocket torch typifies this.
I can put in a single 18650 (4V) and it wi
Topic: What light do you use to cave or mine explore with
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 01/02/2013 17:13:55   Subject: What light do you use to cave or mine explore with
OK to answer the thread

Obviously my own lamps, Trigon for general use, Maggie for photography, although now I have the weight down a bit, the Maggie has crept into general use in slate min
Topic: What light do you use to cave or mine explore with
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 01/02/2013 16:42:12   Subject: What light do you use to cave or mine explore with
[quote="cavemanjez"]

1) Megga bright lights,
Scurion, el Speleio, Rude nora, Sten, Viper,

2) Run of the mill lights,
Sp Nova, Petzl Duo, Sp headlight, raptor etc, petzl
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 01/02/2013 13:47:08   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Trigon Floodlight Failures.

As I have posted before, I have now lowered the drive current from 1.46 amps to 1.2 amps causing the emitters to run slightly cooler. However, I have also remar
Topic: Li Po battery shocker
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/01/2013 22:06:54   Subject: Li Po battery shocker
[quote="NewStuff"]

You're far more likely to set a 18650 off with a **** charger that doesn't know when to stop to be honest.[/quote]

Protection electronics are there to prevent
Topic: Li Po battery shocker
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/01/2013 12:22:57   Subject: Li Po battery shocker
Try putting "LiPo battery explosion" into google, you will be on it all day.
Topic: Li Po battery shocker
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/01/2013 09:07:55   Subject: L ion battery shocker
Its not a LiIon its a LiPo
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/01/2013 10:43:59   Subject: NAMHO 2013
[quote="Moorebooks"][quote="ttxela"]Got my booking confirmation back today, I am delegate 001 :thumbup:

Last time I achieved this was 2007 in the Tamar.

Mrs T says I am "sad" f
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/01/2013 22:24:03   Subject: NAMHO 2013
I wonder if 007 is reserved?
Now a nice little contribution to Cambrian Mines Trust and who knows?
Topic: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/01/2013 17:32:57   Subject: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (photo)
"Curiouser and curiouser" said Alice
Topic: The Doctor and the Daleks go mine exploring
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/01/2013 21:56:49   Subject: The Doctor and the Daleks go mine exploring
Yea, but we all love the Daleks though
One of the best was where one turned up as scrap and came back to life. It was a wicked story.
Topic: The Doctor and the Daleks go mine exploring
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/01/2013 16:10:32   Subject: The Doctor and the Daleks go mine exploring
[quote="LeeW"] Daleks- invasion Earth 2150AD.

[/quote]

As long as they dont stop my pension
Topic: Tolgarrick Tin Streams Tin Mine
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 24/01/2013 09:48:55   Subject: Tolgarrick Tin Streams Tin Mine
From "The Lost Mine of Talybont" yet to be published

David Williams. A sole trader 1907 – 1909

David Williams was the son of Capt Charles Williams of Clettwr Hall who was involve
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/01/2013 19:39:14   Subject: NAMHO 2013
[quote="ttxela"]

I decided to book the on site accomodation as there didn't seem to be a preferred campsite at this stage.
[/quote]

You'll miss the karate demonstrations,
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/01/2013 14:10:23   Subject: NAMHO 2013
Difficulties downloading the booking form.

My attention has been drawn to the above difficulties.
I don’t think that it can be sorted server side by the NAMHO organisers, a pdf docum
Topic: Spare thingy
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 21/01/2013 18:47:26   Subject: Spare thingy
[quote="sinker"][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 intere
Topic: That Vauxhall Frontera
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/01/2013 14:03:49   Subject: That Vauxhall Frontera
[quote="sinker"][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 -
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