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Topic: GIANT CWMORTHIN MAPS ON EBAY
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/02/2012 20:49:39   Subject: GIANT CWMORTHIN MAPS ON EBAY
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]I have just realised the original poster is from Criccieth as is the item on ebay. I wonder if it is the same person!

[/quote]

I think so.... :lol:
Topic: GIANT CWMORTHIN MAPS ON EBAY
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/02/2012 20:47:35   Subject: GIANT CWMORTHIN MAPS ON EBAY
[quote="jona"]there are some cwm maps on ebay in a2 size. :thumbsup:[/quote]

Is it you selling them....? Is Graham ok with it?
Topic: The Thursday nighters....
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/02/2012 22:10:44   Subject: The Thursday nighters....
I'm free, anyone else? SimonRL, Llion, Hymac? A proper mine-explore this week, after the adventures of the last few weeks. Somewhere in the "Betws" area? We discussed but didn't decide! ;D
Topic: Thursday nighters - 9 February
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/02/2012 17:41:03   Subject: Thursday nighters - 9 February
[quote="simonrl"][quote="sinker"]The 23rd we go East! Skimble did we think of a way of you getting there? Anyone help out? :flowers:
I can give you a lift home! :thumbsup:

This Thur
Topic: Thursday nighters - 9 February
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/02/2012 17:25:24   Subject: Thursday nighters - 9 February
The 23rd we go East! Skimble did we think of a way of you getting there? Anyone help out? :flowers:
I can give you a lift home! :thumbsup:

This Thursday, same as last! PMs sent. :th
Topic: No wonder so much stuff disappears!
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/02/2012 21:38:03   Subject: No wonder so much stuff disappears!
Johnnearcfon, I have sent you a PM....
Topic: No wonder so much stuff disappears!
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/02/2012 15:10:36   Subject: No wonder so much stuff disappears!
Johnnearcfon I think it's good that you are making the effort to report it and take it seriously.
Let's be honest if it isn't one person it will be another, and yes all the really collectable st
Topic: No wonder so much stuff disappears!
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/02/2012 16:08:02   Subject: No wonder so much stuff disappears!
I s'pose.... it was just a thought, as in his reply to me he said sarcastically "I'm not gonna lug it all the way back up the hill and dump it to leave it rust!". Ho hum.
Topic: No wonder so much stuff disappears!
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/02/2012 09:27:07   Subject: No wonder so much stuff disappears!
[quote="steve turbo"]isent him a message asking if he had permission ,he replied with this ,he picked them up over several years as a rock climber as he sees it as a shame to let them rot away . if an
Topic: No wonder so much stuff disappears!
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/02/2012 21:02:26   Subject: No wonder so much stuff disappears!
[quote="Peter Burgess"]Has anybody else reportd it?[/quote]

Me too :curse:
Topic: Hi from Telford
sinker

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 29/01/2012 17:15:13   Subject: Hi from Telford
Hi to Telford from North Wales, and welcome to AditNow! :thumbsup:
Nice part of the country down there. I worked for Wrekin Construction for 9 years, and I miss the Shropshire location and peopl
Topic: Wrexham area thursday nighters?
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/01/2012 21:25:45   Subject: Wrexham area thursday nighters?
[quote="skimble"]Yes, but I'm not sure how I'd get there. I don't suppose suboffender is planning on going?[/quote]


A lift home would be no problem at all. I would be finishing on sit
Topic: Wrexham area thursday nighters?
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/01/2012 19:59:10   Subject: Wrexham area thursday nighters?
This looks quite a good trip, and somewhere that I've never been. I'd be interested in tagging along if that's ok, only about an hour from where I'm working at the moment! Any of the "Western Division
Topic: The Thursday nighters....
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/01/2012 19:10:03   Subject: The Thursday nighters....
[quote="Llion"]
You've got your priorities all wrong again bud ;)
[/quote]

Hmmm....all joking aside you're right, I've been starting to think the same thing myself! :o
Ne
Topic: The Thursday nighters....
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/01/2012 13:35:28   Subject: The Thursday nighters....
Sorry all but work is interfering with my hobby again( :curse: ), so I won't be out to play this Thursday night, but I will be free next week. :thumbsup:
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/01/2012 08:25:22   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
:o I wasn't going to post a joke about it.....but now someone else has put one up first I don't feel so bad!




A man telephones a toy shop and asks “Do you have a model of t
Topic: Caption Competition
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/01/2012 18:41:22   Subject: Caption Competition
[quote="KnowYourKibble"]Wish I had seen this Stalagmite before I sat down.[/quote]

:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
That's my winner so far :thumbsup:
Topic: Thursday nighters - 19 January
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/01/2012 08:27:24   Subject: Thursday nighters - 19 January
Interesting little mines, but quite a hike to get to though, especially at night if i remember correctly? Some SRT in both i think?
Topic: Thursday nighters - 19 January
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/01/2012 17:15:26   Subject: Thursday nighters - 19 January
I'm good for this week, any votes on what we'd like to do?
Topic: Caption Competition
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/01/2012 10:47:24   Subject: Caption Competition
[quote="edd"]This is a prime candidate

:lol: [img]http://www.aditnow.co.uk/cache/Cwmorthin-Slate-Mine-User-Album/Cwmorthin-Slate-Mine-User-Album-71617.jpg[/img][/quote]

"There s
Topic: Caption Competition
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/01/2012 17:42:32   Subject: Caption Competition
"I'm sorry, but it's beneath my dignity to take luncheon below ground with the lower orders. I shall leave at once!"
Topic: Thursday nighters - 12 January
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/01/2012 20:10:03   Subject: Thursday nighters - 12 January
[quote="NewStuff"]
There [i]is[/i] a Thursday Night wander round Cambrian near Wrexham... ;D ;)

[/quote]

Thanks for the offer, didn't have my gear with me and didn't get
Topic: Thursday nighters - 12 January
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/01/2012 08:36:02   Subject: Thursday nighters - 12 January
Morning. Sorry people but I won't make it tonight. :( I have a PM meeting in the Chester area and doubt that I'll be back in time to get anywhere.....

Next week.... :thumbup:
Topic: Most worrying place you've ever been in a mine...
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/01/2012 09:18:58   Subject: Most worrying place you've ever been in a mine...
[quote="Roy Morton"]Not so much a worrying place, more a worrying position.......
...........I was looking around, as you do, when I glanced down at my harness and noticed that my 'D' maillon was
Topic: Want a lot of Oldhams?
sinker

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 04/01/2012 13:51:28   Subject: Want a lot of Oldhams?
That is a really nice thing to have, and virtually unused by the look of it. Worth way more than £180 for sure.
Topic: Simon's sale!
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/01/2012 19:07:41   Subject: Simon's sale!
PM sent :thumbup:
Topic: Thursday Nighers - 5th January
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/01/2012 18:45:53   Subject: Thursday Nighers - 5th January
Count me in! As long as I don't have to walk the Hilti...... :surrender:

Skimble?
Topic: Wrexham area thursday nighters?
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/01/2012 18:29:43   Subject: Wrexham area thursday nighters?
[quote="RockChick"]Hi folks,
............is there any interest about trying to set up an alternative thursday night group for the northeast wales/wrexham/chester area?
[/quote]

Topic: *** Corris Trip *** - 2nd January 2012
sinker

Forum: Events   Posted: 01/01/2012 12:43:34   Subject: *** Corris Trip *** - 2nd January 2012
Applogies to all but due to problems beyond my control including a LOAD of paperwork to prepare for work on the 3rd, I won't be able to attend at Corris tomorrow. Appologies all round, especially to S
Topic: CR 123 Help!
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/12/2011 10:31:59   Subject: CR 123 Help!
If nobody wants the 123 charger I'll buy that off you! Put it to one side and a few rechargeables too.
Thanks!
Topic: The Thursday Nighters, 15th December.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/12/2011 20:33:52   Subject: The Thursday Nighters, 15th December.
[quote="Llion"]
Heres to our Christmas Mission :thumbsup: ;)[/quote]

I will be starting the ball rolling on that one this weekend ;)
Topic: The Thursday Nighters, 15th December.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/12/2011 13:18:26   Subject: The Thursday Nighters, 15th December.
Thanks again to one and all! Another great trip, enjoyed by everyone.

Ahem.....another 1.00 AM drive home too, OOPS!

Thanks to Llion for leading the way :thumbsup:

Hi
Topic: The Thursday Nighters, 15th December.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/12/2011 18:51:42   Subject: The Thursday Nighters, 15th December.
OK all sorted then :thumbsup:

Wrysgan it is! Cwm car park 6.15.

Me
Skimble
Llion
Davel
Hymac
4737Carlin

Anyone else? All welcome!!

Topic: The Thursday Nighters, 15th December.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/12/2011 12:47:15   Subject: The Thursday Nighters, 15th December.
Forecast looks a LOT better!
I've not been underground at Wrysgan so that gets a :thumbsup: from me, unless anyone fancies anything different?

6.15 ish in Cwm car park then?

Topic: The Thursday Nighters, 15th December.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/12/2011 19:40:55   Subject: The Thursday Nighters, 15th December.
[quote="4737carlin"]
A relaxed mooch around Wrysgan sounds good[/quote]

Yes that sounds good :thumbsup:

So we're not going up to Diffwys Newydd in shorts and flip-flops the
Topic: The Thursday Nighters, 15th December.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 11/12/2011 11:53:07   Subject: The Thursday Nighters, 15th December.
Suggestions please for this coming Thursday night :flowers:

After an SAS style mission last week, suggestions are invited for this Thursday evening's trip. :flowers:
Available so far
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/12/2011 19:54:13   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
[quote="Rossony"]Timmy: Why are camels called the ships of the desert?

Tommy: Because they are filled with Arab seamen. :confused:[/quote]

:o

Excuse me while I just
Topic: Trip report - Cwt y Bugail 1st December 2011
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/12/2011 12:22:25   Subject: Trip report - Cwt y Bugail 1st December 2011
[quote="grahami"]I'll second that - very nice indeed.
[/quote]

;D It was a great trip, I even managed to take 3 photos which were worth up-loading :lol: (3 out of 30 isn't bad...)
Topic: Bolts and bolting
sinker

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 06/12/2011 14:36:23   Subject: Bolts and bolting
[quote="edd"].....rebolt a traverse in Sandstone! The plan is long threaded stainless bar and resin :) Unless someone else can throw some light on a better solution :flowers:[/quote]

Yes
Topic: The Thursday Nighters, 1st December.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/12/2011 23:40:50   Subject: The Thursday Nighters, 1st December.
[quote="Llion"]:thumbsup: yep, im available :)

Good on you Phil for taking the lead, you're in charge this thursday :lol:[/quote]

Follow me, I shall lead you.......over the
Topic: Bolts and bolting
sinker

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 03/12/2011 19:03:11   Subject: Bolts and bolting
[quote="stuey"]I was looking at having a load of hangers made by my metal-cutting-and-folding mate.....
[/quote]

Just an observation, but I would prefer to start with pre-formed angle
Topic: Bolts and bolting
sinker

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 03/12/2011 16:37:58   Subject: Bolts and bolting
[quote="stuey"]

Your mention of home made hangers is going to get the hysterics going.

[/quote]
:lol: Nothing wrong with home made hangers or anything else, as long as it'
Topic: The Thursday Nighters, 1st December.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/12/2011 12:03:50   Subject: The Thursday Nighters, 1st December.
All new ground for me, great fun. Thanks to everyone ;D

Thursday the 8th....
I'm available, Carlin I think is too, ditto Skimble, Llion hopefully?
Simonrl and Davel can't make i
Topic: New
sinker

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 30/11/2011 16:47:59   Subject: New
[quote="davel"]

...perhaps we ought to sort out an AditNow trip there for sometime next year.

[/quote]

:thumbsup: Gets my vote! Put it on the list! :thumbsup:
Topic: The Thursday Nighters, 1st December.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 29/11/2011 20:21:06   Subject: The Thursday Nighters, 1st December.
[quote="Llion"]

Blaenau christmas lights getting switched on....
[/quote]

Bangor's christmas lights are on already......

Red....Amber....Green........

Topic: Slate Sawing table & Pelton wheel for sale
sinker

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 29/11/2011 19:55:24   Subject: Slate Sawing table & Pelton wheel for sale
[quote="Graigfawr"]
you'll be charged for abstracting water to generate electricity. So you'd have to factor in the cost of the abstraction licence into your cost benefit analysis of your propose
Topic: The Thursday Nighters, 1st December.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 29/11/2011 19:49:54   Subject: The Thursday Nighters, 1st December.
Are we still on for Thursday night at Cwt y Bugail, or are we waiting on a weather forecast? It looks good so far.....cold, 2deg, zero cloud, no rain, 3/4 moon :thumbsup: #
So in otherwords it'll
Topic: 'Period costume trip' - 14/01/2012
sinker

Forum: Events   Posted: 28/11/2011 21:12:57   Subject: New event added 'Period costume trip' on 14/01/2012 at 10:30
[b][b][quote="I must admit I had expected somebody older. What a pleasant suprise.[/quote]

He's about 150 YEARS OLD in that picture!! :lol: :lol: :lol:

Seriously though, that
Topic: The Thursday Nighters - 24th November
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/11/2011 12:16:08   Subject: The Thursday Nighters - 24th November
[quote="simonrl"]

We might have a break from Diffwys next week though and take a look at Cwt y Bugail (old, not the renamed one).[/quote]

Count me in! :thumbsup:
Topic: The Thursday Nighters - 24th November
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/11/2011 08:53:11   Subject: The Thursday Nighters - 24th November
[quote="Llion"]
WET, VERY WET.... :thumbsup:[/quote]

Wet as in "it was raining heavily"......or wet as in "You burst one of the Rachaels and ended up going for a swim"??!

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