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Topic: Caption this!
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/06/2014 22:19:59   Subject: Caption this!
"Slow ahead." I can go slow ahead.

Come on down here and chum some of this ****.
Topic: Caption this!
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/06/2014 20:26:09   Subject: Caption this!
"Does my bum look big in this?"
Topic: Rescue in Germany's deepest cave
Wormster

Forum: Europe   Posted: 17/06/2014 16:56:20   Subject: Rescue in Germany's deepest cave
Thanks for the link, its about the best coverage out there!
Topic: Rescue in Germany's deepest cave
Wormster

Forum: Europe   Posted: 09/06/2014 17:36:56   Subject: Rescue in Germany's deepest cave
Let's hope they get the fellah out alive - that's all I'm prepared to say
Topic: Harness advice
Wormster

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 12/05/2014 17:30:20   Subject: Harness advice
Gear loops, yes my Singing Rock TORCA has them, and, bloody useful too, one of the most comfy (if you include the Pretzl chest harness) SRT jobbies around, shame they aren't made anymore!
Topic: MOUNTFIELD WW2
Wormster

Forum: South East England   Posted: 12/05/2014 17:27:50   Subject: MOUNTFIELD WW2
I know of at least two locations on Mendip, both well published if you have the right literature!
Topic: Wierd rack
Wormster

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 17/04/2014 09:48:07   Subject: Wierd rack
[quote="Tamarmole"]On a positive note it gives us an excuse, should an excuse be needed, to laugh at Colonials.[/quote]

And there was me thinking that we need an excuse to laugh at the colo
Topic: Boats
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/03/2014 00:29:03   Subject: Boats
Cheapo beach boat and a few cans of expanding foam??
Topic: newbie looking for places to explore in southwest
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/03/2014 17:04:56   Subject: newbie looking for places to explore in southwest
How be on then Boi?

Plenty of Natural and T'Owd Man's 'Oles are not too far away in Mendipshire.

Drop me a pm for more info regarding meets etc.
Topic: Another Newby
Wormster

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 28/02/2014 18:40:09   Subject: Another Newby
Hi Dave,

I'm not too far from you, (bottom of the Mendip hills)!

We have a regular group that meets on Wednesday and odd weekend jaunts out of the Belfry, Pm for more details.
Topic: What is your best mine explore - Cornwall
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/02/2014 20:47:09   Subject: What is your best mine explore - Cornwall
HMMMM!

The Cornish lot tend to not publish much on here.

Try searching the interwebs for "Carbis Bay Crew" and contacting them.
Topic: River Holme runs orange
Wormster

Forum: North East England   Posted: 17/02/2014 18:56:48   Subject: River Holme runs orange
OOHHH looks like it could be a good time to go and explore "certain" mines in Mid Wales then - we won't get blamed for stirring up the slimes! - blame it on the weather rather than the mine explorers!
Topic: russian salt mine article
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/02/2014 17:21:44   Subject: russian salt mine article
Ho Hum!! - the Daily Fail is wayyyy behind the web, this was posted on "English Russia" a while back!

I was stunned when I first saw the photo's though, and, like most would love to see it
Topic: Mendip mines
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 05/02/2014 17:45:58   Subject: Mendip mines
It would be possible to "do" all three in one day (provided you have the right keys/permits etc in place),

Start off in Stainsburys, (get a bit muddy), pop into Grebe and help Cap 'n Chris
Topic: Mendip mines
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/02/2014 17:06:08   Subject: Mendip mines
Hmm,

Grebe Swallet, Waterwheel Swallet, Stainsbury's Shaft, to name but a few of T'owd Man's 'Oles that are worth a visit!

(Been down all of the above, they're all good fun!)
Topic: Boots or wellies
Wormster

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 01/02/2014 22:48:40   Subject: Boots or wellies
I've said it before and I'll say it again:

Dunlop Acciforts, the ones with the steel toecaps are BRILL, that combined with "warmbac" wetsocks.
My wellies have some (3) holes drilled i
Topic: Who Closed the UK Coal Mines
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/01/2014 21:21:23   Subject: Who Closed the UK Coal Mines
YAWN!! that's 5 mins of my life I won't get back! :curse:
Topic: Cree 5W LED torch at Aldi
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/01/2014 19:14:02   Subject: Cree 5W LED torch at Aldi
Mr Biff does excellent led conversions for Q40 lamps:

http://www.customduo.co.uk/Pages/FlippinTec.aspx
Topic: Browns Folly- Pit prop passage [photo heavy]
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 01/01/2014 22:29:15   Subject: Browns Folly- Pit prop passage [photo heavy]
Browns is in Wiltshire, a large number of Bathstone Quarries were converted by the Ministry for ammuntion storage during world war 2.
Topic: Mine exploration in Cornwall - help please.
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 19/12/2013 17:11:56   Subject: Mine exploration in Cornwall - help please.
[quote="Drillbilly."]Quite a lot of the people kicking around out of clubs are dangerous nutters.[/quote]

Oi, you describing the B.E.C.??, from over teh border, we venture down that way som
Topic: UPDATED 2013 Photo Competition Entry By Wormster
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/12/2013 17:58:25   Subject: UPDATED 2013 Photo Competition Entry By Wormster
Bumped.
Topic: What cameras are you using these days?
Wormster

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 10/12/2013 17:29:28   Subject: What cameras are you using these days?
When I can be bothered to photogaye, I'm still using my secondhand BB07 (I think, its still going well Mr Tinminer!) finepix S5500 (usually carried in my padded barrel, if its wet, or its 20 squid low
Topic: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/11/2013 17:04:15   Subject: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
[quote="Peter Burgess"]It may seem like we have strayed off topic a tad[/quote]

Seeing as we're on page 3 of this thread I think "internet forum, rule 37" applies!

:offtopic:
Topic: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/11/2013 06:59:16   Subject: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
[quote="50shadesofgreen"]
If I aimed to be back overground about 6pm. I would normally suggest not calling out the cavalry until midnight ? Is that too long ?
[/quote]

Far too lon
Topic: Croesor Fan House
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/11/2013 06:59:38   Subject: Croesor Fan House
Just been asked a question:

Does anybody know exactly how the ventilation fan was powered? - I suspect it was with a large electric motor, but I'm hoping some sage out there will have the d
Topic: Cwmorthin, Rhosydd and Croesor 1982
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/11/2013 00:48:22   Subject: Cwmorthin, Rhosydd and Croesor 1982
Oh I remember Croesor when the fan house was working, the trains going in and out and the Mill building still standing, its a shame to see it in the state it is now, decayed, crumbling and abandoned -
Topic: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/11/2013 00:27:49   Subject: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
[quote="Bigjobs"]
As The Kwan has said, I'll happily answer any serious questions you may have, if you'll answer some i may have too[/quote]

Fire away then, I've done the trip at least
Topic: Hello from Oxfordshire
Wormster

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 06/11/2013 17:15:07   Subject: Hello from Oxfordshire
Windrush Ay?? yeah been and looked at that, not much to see in reality, the abandoned hotel just back up the A40 is better along with the abandoned airfield a mile or so up the road on the opposite si
Topic: Appeal to save quarrymens' Cwmorthin terrace, Blaenau Ffestiniog
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/11/2013 14:29:47   Subject: Appeal to save quarrymens' Cwmorthin terrace, Blaenau Ffestiniog
[quote="ChrisJC"]Leave it - let nature take its course. It will win, it is inevitable. Like Canute trying to hold back the sea......

Chris.
[/quote]

Have to agree with Chris
Topic: dolgellau mine exploration
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/09/2013 17:08:02   Subject: dolgellau mine exploration
[quote="Moorebooks"]You mean 28 days later :curse:[/quote]

Even they've growed a brane over the last few years!!
Topic: dolgellau mine exploration
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/09/2013 01:09:44   Subject: dolgellau mine exploration
[quote="muddy686"]
On a related note to sealed mines: there's a band of "rogue" cavers who go about "liberating" sealed caves! They argue the landowner owns the land and access but not what lies
Topic: dolgellau mine exploration
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/09/2013 23:00:00   Subject: dolgellau mine exploration
[quote="John Mason"]Crown Dave/Roy, from what I understand.[/quote]

S'right, Lizze and Phil the Greek don't want the great unwashed getting our hands on the Welsh Gold! - whatever next, sla
Topic: UPDATED 2013 Photo Competition Entry By Wormster
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/09/2013 17:28:13   Subject: UPDATED 2013 Photo Competition Entry By Wormster
I have pulled the photos from the correct places, and, not form my personal album.

Box - Just off the Catherderal:

[link]Box-Bath-Stone-Mine-User-Album-Image-92123[linkphoto]Box-
Topic: Dinas Silica Mine photos
Wormster

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 09/09/2013 17:06:47   Subject: Dinas Silica Mine photos
[quote="ttxela"]
Pictures 3,6 & 11 don't look like the silica mine? OFD perhaps?[/quote]

Deffo OFD - Numpties, I do wish if these ca$h hungry photographers would get the right places w
Topic: Milwr Tunnel & Olwyn Goch news
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/09/2013 10:58:03   Subject: Milwr Tunnel & Olwyn Goch news
[quote="derrickhand"]Very hypothetical question....[/quote]

BUT one that needs answering.

I feel that in order to satisfy everyone it will be long, protracted and complicated!
Topic: 2014 Calendar - beneficiaries
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/09/2013 10:55:38   Subject: 2014 Calendar - beneficiaries
CMT - looks like Roy needs a good steak dinner and a few pints of Guinness!
Topic: The 2014 Calendar: request for photographs
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/09/2013 21:36:24   Subject: The 2014 Calendar: request for photographs
got it cheers
Topic: Milwr Tunnel & Olwyn Goch news
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/09/2013 21:34:38   Subject: Milwr Tunnel & Olwyn Goch news
I don't care for all this political and ranting nonsense, its some where I hope to see one day............but as it is I expect I'll have to wait a while...........oh welll :zzz:
Topic: The 2014 Calendar: request for photographs
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/09/2013 17:13:00   Subject: The 2014 Calendar: request for photographs
Simon, did you get those Drakelow snaps I sent you?
Topic: hi all, aye up, sup, bonjour and all that.
Wormster

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 16/08/2013 01:21:04   Subject: hi all, aye up, sup, bonjour and all that.
How be on then chap??

I'm not far away (Somerset) and usually free for stuff on Mendip, lots to see, man made as well as plenty of natural stuff, drop me a line if you're ever venturing Nor
Topic: hi all, aye up, sup, bonjour and all that.
Wormster

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 16/08/2013 01:16:02   Subject: hi all, aye up, sup, bonjour and all that.
[quote="Vodor"]
As far as gear goes, Ive not bought any yet, most of the stuff I have done is the walk in/crawl in stuff so far but I have been looking at one of the kits on Inglesport because I
Topic: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 13/08/2013 18:49:26   Subject: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine
Seems like they've growed a brain at last!
Topic: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 13/08/2013 12:42:23   Subject: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine
[quote="RJV"][quote="Wormster"]Busty Caver does have a valid point though, there are at least three species of bat that use Box as a roost.[/quote]

With a username like that I suspect that
Topic: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/08/2013 22:26:57   Subject: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine
Busty Caver does have a valid point though, there are at least three species of bat that use Box as a roost.
Topic: Hello from France
Wormster

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 05/08/2013 17:16:57   Subject: Hello from France
Welcome fiend, well it looks like we don't have to teach you much about taking photos, when you eventually make it over to this side of the channel I do hope you pop over to Mendip to have a look roun
Topic: The 2014 Calendar: request for photographs
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/07/2013 20:42:37   Subject: The 2014 Calendar: request for photographs
I might have a few "Left Field" snaps that might do!
Topic: That would have hurt...
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/07/2013 19:52:54   Subject: That would have hurt...
Trundling time possibly???????
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/07/2013 21:02:37   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Re my last post on this thread:

I think the point the original poster was trying to make is that although we all aspire to lower our carbon emissions by using LED lights, producing wind gen
Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/07/2013 03:21:27   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Saw this on a fracking thread over on UKC:

[quote]The problem is there is no clean way of generating electricity and anyone how thinks green energy is green is fooling themselves:

Topic: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/06/2013 22:30:06   Subject: True Cost of Britain's Wind Farm Industry Revealed
Lucas "Prince of Darkness" stuff was next to useless on old B(****rd) S(****ed) A(**in) motorbikes.

Smiths Industries dials and clocks were (and still are) some of the best around, we had a
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