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Topic: Proposed Nuclear Dump in the lake district
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/12/2012 19:16:36   Subject: Proposed Nuclear Dump in the lake district
So here is something else to think about.
Having seen of all things one of my lamp building threads on the other website taken into good old climate change I shall not attempt to take this one i
Topic: Proposed Nuclear Dump in the lake district
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/12/2012 18:01:44   Subject: Proposed Nuclear Dump in the lake district
[quote="stuey"]
I have seen the maths worked through on paper and one of my chums is involved in windfarm shenanigins and he reckons (as an engineer) that it's a load of bollocks, but is prepared
Topic: Proposed Nuclear Dump in the lake district
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/12/2012 15:39:26   Subject: Proposed Nuclear Dump in the lake district
I would leave carbon emissions/anthopogenic climate change etc out of the discussion, its more divisive than gay marriage.
Let the dicussion revolve around 'conservation of natural recources' and
Topic: Proposed Nuclear Dump in the lake district
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/12/2012 10:36:00   Subject: Proposed Nuclear Dump in the lake district
I have to voice a few words of caution on getting carried away with water power.
The cost of maintaining leats and aqueducts was a huge drain on the mines resources and even then they were at the
Topic: A merry christmas to all
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/12/2012 10:21:10   Subject: A merry christmas to all
Thanks mate, and a very merry Christmas to all from the other Roy.
Topic: Still here?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/12/2012 13:29:24   Subject: Still here?
Well Sainsbury's Cannock was still there as I had some last minute shopping to do and I believe that the Motorway system is still intact.
Its 13.30 hours, maybe the zombies/death stars or whateve
Topic: Still here?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/12/2012 10:06:42   Subject: Still here?
If I was them I would pack it all in and take up mine exploring.
Its amazing how many people out there have no life.
Topic: Competition Entry Roy Fellows
royfellows

Forum: The 2012 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 17/12/2012 18:33:02   Subject: Competition Entry Roy Fellows
I havent participated for a few years so I thought that this year I would give it a go.

[link]Corbet-Dovey-Copper-Mine-User-Album-Image-72237[linkphoto]Corbet-Dovey-Copper-Mine-User-Album-I
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/12/2012 16:48:21   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
On the 10th November the Trust was given full membership of NAMHO and will be organising the underground trips on the NAMHO 2013 field meet.
The intention is to offer trips in locations different
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 12/12/2012 16:37:08   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
State of the Lamps

With the end of 2012 coming close I have decided to upload a report on the current state of things. I have now dumped the idea of producing more powerful lamps as complet
Topic: Bwlch Glas
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 11/12/2012 12:18:33   Subject: Bwlch Glas
I want to get back to finish off with the bottom ladder.
Once I start a job I like to get it finished.
Maybe the government should put me in charge of road repairs.
:lol:
Topic: recomended lighting
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 10/12/2012 13:57:18   Subject: recomended lighting
I think Fenix torches are about as good as you will get for a reasonable price. The Chinese imitators tend to fall a bit short.
Topic: Bwlch Glas
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 10/12/2012 10:26:11   Subject: Bwlch Glas
This work is now almost completed, the main ladders are secure and there only remains the short wooden ladder with wooden rungs at the bottom of the man way. Please remain aware that the final descent
Topic: Mount Wellington min. proc. plant
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 05/12/2012 09:43:21   Subject: Mount Wellington min. proc. plant
Fascinating to see that people who bought that item also bought sets of Vietnam postage stamps and butterfly miniatures, this obviously shows a diversity of interests.

A bit like when a sea
Topic: Bwlch Glas
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 03/12/2012 10:20:08   Subject: Bwlch Glas
Please be advised that the top ladder of the first pitch is in a dangerous state. Although sound it has broken away at the bottom and is currently against the rock face. The top of the second ladder i
Topic: Wherry Mine Penzance - New Book
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 03/12/2012 10:07:43   Subject: Wherry Mine Penzance - New Book
I am not surprised at the demand for the book, if I am to see you this week I can pay you personally up front for when they come back into stock.
Topic: Calendar 2013 - ready to order
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/11/2012 17:37:06   Subject: Calendar 2013 - ready to order
Got mine today, they really are stunning.
Topic: Wherry Mine Penzance - New Book
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 30/11/2012 15:14:35   Subject: Wherry Mine Penzance - New Book
[quote="tomh"]Roy, you have to complete the name and address field, then click continue which is below before being able to select paypal[/quote]

Possibly some room for improvement then, sh
Topic: Wherry Mine Penzance - New Book
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 30/11/2012 12:49:29   Subject: Wherry Mine Penzance - New Book
[quote="Moorebooks"][quote="royfellows"]I tried to buy one but must have done something wrong, I dont know. Added to basket, went to pay, Paypal checkbox disabled?[/quote]

Don't understand
Topic: Wherry Mine Penzance - New Book
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 30/11/2012 10:01:35   Subject: Wherry Mine Penzance - New Book
I tried to buy one but must have done something wrong, I dont know. Added to basket, went to pay, Paypal checkbox disabled?
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 26/11/2012 16:25:05   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Having recently played around with an experimental lamp for which I still have to perceive a practical use, there has been a bit of a payback in the form of some useful ideas to incorporate into the M
Topic: Mineshaft in Emmerdale...
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/11/2012 21:35:53   Subject: Mineshaft in Emmerdale...
[quote="RJV"]
You'll certainly be the only one who'll openly admit to watching Emmerdale... ;)[/quote]

some of the women look half tidy.........
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2012 13:59:54   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
[quote="Moorebooks"]

Tony is a true wind up merchant I wouldn't take to heart what he has said. [/quote]

Yes, and he also a character, and what dull boring old world it be withou
Topic: Calendar 2013 - ready to order
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2012 12:09:08   Subject: Calendar 2013 - ready to order
Just bought mine
;D
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2012 11:54:17   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
Thank you all for your kind support, but Tony's remark was relevant, and I do see more this coming my way!
:flowers:
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2012 09:51:47   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
[quote="rhychydwr"]Sounds like Empire Building to me.[/quote]

This is a fair comment and it was anticipated, but don’t know what to say about it.
All I can say at this time is to ask p
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/11/2012 19:11:37   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
Cambrian Mines Trust

I am announcing the formation of Cambrian Mines Trust as a private company limited by guarantee with no share capital which was incorporated in March this year.
It
Topic: extended project on slate mines
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/11/2012 21:56:23   Subject: extended project on slate mines
[quote="fjällvandring"]Could you tell me any more about the place Roy? I've heard of it, seen some pics[/quote]

You will get location and a general look of the place from this site.
Th
Topic: extended project on slate mines
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/11/2012 20:02:41   Subject: extended project on slate mines
Why not Minllyn?

Big vertical chambers and not sensitive
Topic: Liability Insurance - Zurich
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/11/2012 18:41:54   Subject: Liability Insurance - Zurich
They are the insurers for the BCA scheme as well.
Topic: Llanberis Graffiti
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/11/2012 16:10:30   Subject: Llanberis Graffiti
Day 1 – I went on a trip with a couple of other chaps to the home of London creative Jack Murray. We found it, and it was definitely worth the 6 hour drive.
I brought some paint with me and dropp
Topic: Backup and restore wizard? yeah right!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/11/2012 10:08:57   Subject: Backup and restore wizard? yeah right!
[quote="Peter Burgess"][quote="NewStuff"] RAID is [b][i]not[/b][/i] a backup solution.
[/quote]

Spot on. I will add my confirmation of this too. I am told occasionally that I shouldn't
Topic: Wheal Maid
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 08/11/2012 14:55:37   Subject: Wheal Maid
[quote="lyndonb"][quote="royfellows"]People had being going for the copper in the electric cables, and guess where they had burned off the insulation?[/quote]

How do you mean Roy ? x[/quote
Topic: Backup and restore wizard? yeah right!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/11/2012 14:49:47   Subject: Backup and restore wizard? yeah right!
I just use an old backup program that was free with a computer magazine and has the option for straight file copy, plug in an external drive and go back to the telly....
Topic: Wheal Maid
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 07/11/2012 21:03:35   Subject: Wheal Maid
I went in down to water.
Bad air, yes, and something else nastier.
People had being going for the copper in the electric cables, and guess where they had burned off the insulation?
Topic: Llanberis Graffiti
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/11/2012 21:52:05   Subject: Llanberis Graffiti
I wonder where this lives, and if he goes away on holiday
;D
Topic: Hallenbeagle Mine Scorrier Cornwall
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 06/11/2012 21:50:16   Subject: Hallenbeagle Mine Scorrier Cornwall
Many people may not realise this but it is possible under English law for a private individual to commence a criminal prosecution. This has been done in the past were evidence was presented to the pol
Topic: Llanberis Graffiti
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/11/2012 21:34:54   Subject: Llanberis Graffiti
Those with anger management problems should visit Farleigh Down conveyor passage (Monkton Farleigh).
Topic: Llanberis Graffiti
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/11/2012 09:56:42   Subject: Llanberis Graffiti
[quote="rhychydwr"][quote="royfellows"]If I ever catch anyone underground with a spray can it will require major surgery to remove it from their anotomy.

.[/quote]

Oooo! Is that
Topic: Llanberis Graffiti
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/10/2012 09:54:22   Subject: Llanberis Graffiti
If I ever catch anyone underground with a spray can it will require major surgery to remove it from their anotomy.

What is it about a clean wall or rockface that brings this out in some peo
Topic: Breaking news on the battle of Orgreave
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/10/2012 18:11:46   Subject: Breaking news on the battle of Orgreave
I have been following this but so far kept out of it.

I agree all of the comments about Scargill, but also agree about the miners sincerely believing that they were fighting for their jobs
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 18/10/2012 09:42:37   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
SHOP CLOSED FROM 19TH TO 28TH OCTOBER 2012
Topic: Reopening a mine-?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/10/2012 20:56:15   Subject: Reopening a mine-?
[quote="John Mason"]I think the important point, Stuey, is to critically identify the manipulators and the cherrypickers. From your comments, I can see echoes of the climategate affair running on thro
Topic: The LED is 50!
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 11/10/2012 15:57:33   Subject: The LED is 50!
[quote="sinker"][quote="ChrisJC"]
Maybe my torch is the worlds first 32-bit torch.

Chris.
[/quote]

No I have a 32-bit torch....a Petzl Zoom that I dropped down the shaf
Topic: The LED is 50!
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 10/10/2012 20:41:08   Subject: The LED is 50!
Simon if you are around.

Remember posting some years ago during the lamp building frenzy:
"Who will be the first to crack the 1000 lumens barrier"

I think it was Morlock who
Topic: Wheal Harriett or Dolcoath
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/10/2012 18:04:15   Subject: Wheal Harriett or Dolcoath
Thinking about it, living in west Midlands isn't that bad.
Topic: Rampgill Brewery Shaft
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/10/2012 20:43:37   Subject: Rampgill Brewery Shaft
They're on somebodies bloody garage, I would bet money!

When NPHT wound up they probably thought it was a free for all, I hope nothing else gets touched.
Topic: Maenofferen Quarry - RCAHMW video
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/10/2012 17:39:29   Subject: Maenofferen Quarry - RCAHMW video
I am not sure about all the grass and the way the loco descends an incline at the end!
Must have had good brakes.
Topic: Deep Ecton (photo)
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 26/09/2012 10:22:47   Subject: Deep Ecton (photo)
Yes, the pictures that I looked at regardless of being captioned "Deep Ecton" are actually Clayton.

I think that there are multiple entries for the same mine as well.
Topic: Big Trouble Brewing at Sir Francis ?
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 24/09/2012 19:53:37   Subject: Big Trouble Brewing at Sir Francis ?
Is there anyone on here from the local group?
If not, they should be made aware.
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