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Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/06/2013 22:06:59   Subject: NAMHO 2013
People, its after 22.00 and I am going to have to sign off.

I dont use a mobile and can only hope to get use of a WiFi at the Uny on my netbook. Failing this I will be out of touch from now
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/06/2013 20:53:55   Subject: NAMHO 2013
[quote="ChrisJC"]From a practical point of view, can / should we rebook alternatives to the withdrawn trips when we register on Friday?

Chris.
[/quote]

Not sure I have made
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/06/2013 18:42:16   Subject: NAMHO 2013
I had forgotton about this posting, thanks.
Topic: Oldham tools sought...
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/06/2013 14:13:23   Subject: Oldham tools sought...
I use one as I said it does work, but they too 'fat' to go in and need the cirumference taking down. You could do quite a neat job on one of those small lathes.
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/06/2013 13:42:59   Subject: NAMHO 2013
[quote="mcrtchly"]Roy, what is the length of the SRT pitch in Taylor's? Free hanging or against wall?

[/quote]

Its a steep sloping ore pass. Its been years since I did it for obv
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/06/2013 13:24:51   Subject: NAMHO 2013
Forgot to mention before, Temple Mine is definately ON, permission received in writing, kindness of the Coed Rheidol NNR manager.
Topic: Oldham tools sought...
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/06/2013 11:06:34   Subject: Oldham tools sought...
I made my own, with difficulty. You need a short length of steel tubing which you need to shape to a triangle with a small hammer, and then finish off by driving in one of the triangle screws.
B
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/06/2013 22:27:55   Subject: NAMHO 2013
[quote="Tamarmole"]Its odd how bookings go. In 2007 we put on Wheal Crowndale which is a cracking trip and got no takers.[/quote]

Whats the crack with that place now?

Back to Wa
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/06/2013 20:49:26   Subject: NAMHO 2013
[quote="RJV"][quote="royfellows"]

Beside, Ratgoed only had two people booked on the Saturday and none on the Sunday.

[/quote]

That's bonkers, that's one of the most in
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/06/2013 20:41:36   Subject: NAMHO 2013
[quote="mcrtchly"]Roy, sorry to hear the news, but thanks in advance for all your efforts. Still expect it to be a great event.

Are the Taylors Level Cwmystwyth trips on Sat and Sun morni
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/06/2013 20:04:52   Subject: NAMHO 2013
If any of you have never been underground at Cwmystwyth, there is nothing on the Forestry ground that can go anywhere near what you will see there. You can trust me on this, big time.

Besid
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/06/2013 19:10:34   Subject: NAMHO 2013
[quote="Tamarmole"][quote="royfellows"]ALL FORESTRY TRIPS CANCELLED!

Due to the reorganisation of Forestry Commission Wales into Natural Resources Wales the issue of getting permissions had
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/06/2013 18:49:34   Subject: NAMHO 2013
ALL FORESTRY TRIPS CANCELLED!

Due to the reorganisation of Forestry Commission Wales into Natural Resources Wales the issue of getting permissions had become very difficult. It is now impos
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/06/2013 19:21:44   Subject: NAMHO 2013
[quote="ChrisJC"]I am starting to get very excited at the thought of another NAMHO conference.

Chris.
[/quote]

and you were one of the people who prefered to hear my talk th
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/06/2013 14:38:21   Subject: NAMHO 2013
[quote="Moorebooks"]I note there are no underground trips on Monday?

Mike[/quote]

Its all Cwmystwyth on Monday, choices of surface walk only, surface and easy undergrounds with m
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/06/2013 12:28:18   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
You around lozz
Here is a different version of your teaser

Man goes on hedonistic break
He starts in April and finishes in June, yet only away a fortnight
How come.

Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/06/2013 17:37:40   Subject: NAMHO 2013
[quote="skimble"]Is anyone intending to check in at the conference HQ on Friday [i]before[/i] driving to Goginan? I'm after a lift ... :flowers:[/quote]

I could probably manage that one as
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/06/2013 17:31:10   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Yes you said at the start "no reference point", I should have said something like "9 more rungs to climb, that would have been explicit.
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/06/2013 17:18:59   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
I am starting to have my doubts about you all......................

That was a good one from lozz though as an example of thinking outside the box. Some people dont really understand a term
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/06/2013 17:12:31   Subject: NAMHO 2013
[quote="exspelio"]Think you mean an inverter??[/quote]

Sorry yes, its 12V DC to 230V AC
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/06/2013 10:16:53   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
19, good logic. Half way up 9 above so exactly 9 below, plus the one you standing on.
Shows how high the interlect is on here which relects in the level of the discussions.
What was it Stuey
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/06/2013 22:52:29   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Mmm, more explicitly, half way up exactly = where you stand, your feet.
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/06/2013 21:33:57   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
[quote="lozz"][quote="royfellows"]Any answers on my teaser?[/quote]

I've thunk and am still thunking....

Lozz.[/quote]

Thunk may refer to:
Thunk (functional prog
Topic: NAMHO 2013
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/06/2013 21:31:16   Subject: NAMHO 2013
No idea until I get there.
Thats the bad news
Good news is that I will be there on Wednesday to sort things and have a 12/240V lighter socket inductor to lend if anyone stuck for recharging.
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/06/2013 21:22:31   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Any answers on my teaser?
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/06/2013 20:04:06   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
This threads gone everywhere anyway, so what the hell

You are in a mine on a ladder.
You are exactly half way up and look up to see how far you got to go, above you are 9 rungs.
H
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/06/2013 19:57:02   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
[quote]

Bloke turns up to start his new job on wednsday and leaves on wednsday, he only works three days, how come.

Lozz.
[/quote]

Im lost on this, something to d
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/06/2013 18:55:55   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
[quote="lozz"]Don't forget the term "spatial planning"

Lozz.[/quote]

That’s a good one to introduce very casually into a conversation.
I came up with a good one from IT, "co
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/06/2013 17:07:51   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
[quote="lozz"]
Sustainable has become a bit of a buzz word,
Lozz.[/quote]

Well yes, if go bidding for funding for Cwmystwyth I shall have to think of some way to intoduce that in
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/06/2013 10:25:31   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
I have to make further comment on the issue of 'sustainable energy' which to me means what it says on the tin.

Forget all the CO2 stuff, we cannot count on our natural recources lasting for
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/06/2013 22:01:38   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
I recon that you are all secretly missing him from this thread but wont admit it!
;)
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/06/2013 21:41:32   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Now dont get being horrible to him. Frankly, his rants fascinate me.

Come on, who else in the world would think of a term like "yogurt weaver"
I know you all love him really.
:lo
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/06/2013 16:58:40   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
There seems to be an interesting point coming out here, energy wastage... not by the consumer so much but by design of the grid and generating system etc.
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/06/2013 15:56:33   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
[quote="lozz"]
I find it hard to figure out why so many are against or sceptical about renewable energy technology when it is still in it's early days.
[/quote]

I dont think its t
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/06/2013 12:39:39   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
[quote="John Mason"]I've got an idea :)

Let's get the Central Wales leats system back up and working.

When one considers what it accomplished in the 19th Century with the technol
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/06/2013 10:22:50   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Well yes but there would have to be some kind of mechanism for the removal of harmful emissions, I assume that this is what they are doing.
I note that the rant is all about CO2, what about the o
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/06/2013 09:15:21   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
A few things.
John M old friend, we have all virtually agreed to leave GW and CC out of the thread, although I admire your honesty in the use of the word "theory"

Next a question for M
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/06/2013 22:30:12   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
There is thing about all of this in that peoples opinions are based on what they see not what they are told.

People see wind farms just about everywhere now, and reading the thread I learn
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/06/2013 21:33:58   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
[quote="JR"]I suspect the word "don't" has been missed, though no doubt Roy will expand if necessary.[/quote]

Yes, I meant DONT
Sorry

I mean everyone has their opinions, but
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/06/2013 17:10:30   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Personally, I think that these kind of debates belong on here, plenty web forums out there for this kind of thing.
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/06/2013 14:10:06   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Peters right. I suspect we are on opposite sides but he is still right on this one.
In local pubs round where I live there used to be signs behind the bars "No religion or politics", well I suppo
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/06/2013 08:52:25   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
If this thread goes into climate change it will just become a fruitless discussion as neither side will give way an iota anyway.

Facts
Well try looking for the percentage of CO2 in the
Topic: Derbyshire Mines
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/06/2013 11:34:36   Subject: Derbyshire Mines
Excuse my ignorance, but just exactly what is a 'gammon slipper'
If I am not up with latest street talk it may well be an age thing.
;D
Topic: Kellow's 1898 Hydraulic Drill 1 (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/06/2013 08:32:40   Subject: Kellow's 1898 Hydraulic Drill 1 (photo)
Yes correct.
The workings above are those accessible from Wilkinsons Level. On some plans shown as "Wilkins" but correctly named after the Managing Director (T A Wilkinson) of the The Welsh Potos
Topic: Derbyshire Mines
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/06/2013 17:28:51   Subject: Derbyshire Mines
Its what happened at Slipton
Topic: Derbyshire Mines
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/06/2013 17:15:39   Subject: Derbyshire Mines
[quote="exspelio"]We're not really cliquey, we just think it unwise to admit to trespass and suggest that others do the same on a public forum that the owners may be reading.
[/quote]

Topic: Cwmorthin gate code has been changed
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/06/2013 16:56:45   Subject: Cwmorthin gate code has been changed
Can you pm me the code for this weekends Welsh Mines please.
Promise no beer bottles or missing lock or naked girls
Topic: Cwmorthin gate code has been changed
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/06/2013 11:50:33   Subject: Cwmorthin gate code has been changed
I would not pester them for a day or two, I suspect that there has been some aggro or something for them to do this.
Topic: Kellow's 1898 Hydraulic Drill 1 (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/06/2013 12:56:28   Subject: Kellow's 1898 Hydraulic Drill 1 (photo)
Re Talybont, (Alltycrib)
I have uploaded all of the plans, and the 1910 company's papers.
I got all of this stuff together for my book, but when it will ever be published is anyones guess, s
Topic: Kellow's 1898 Hydraulic Drill 1 (photo)
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/06/2013 10:17:14   Subject: Kellow's 1898 Hydraulic Drill 1 (photo)
Just to avoid confusion Talybont is on the website under its alternative name of Alltycrib where there is quite a bit of history. It is the subject of a book I have written, yet to be published.
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