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Topic: Henfwlch, collapse at end of adit
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 05/09/2011 10:18:48   Subject: Henfwlch, collapse at end of adit
After weeks away in various places I have picked up again on this work. The top of the winze is now secured with steel and concrete, next task is to clear it of the debis of mud, rock, and fallen timb
Topic: Bodmin / Wheal Jenkin - Bellinghams Shaft opens up
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 05/09/2011 10:13:05   Subject: Wheal Jenkin
I have just uploaded a photo taken in the adit in the 1990s. This is at the point where the adit increases in size and there is a bit of timber. Nothing else in there to see but the pic may answer the
Topic: CALENDAR 2012 - Good Causes
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/09/2011 21:44:03   Subject: CALENDAR 2012 - Good Causes
Thanks for the explanations.
Right, my vote is for a split between WMPT and a rescue organisation.
I am unsure which one.
Just to muddy the waters, the Air Ambulance could come into th
Topic: CALENDAR 2012 - Good Causes
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/09/2011 18:48:31   Subject: CALENDAR 2012 - Good Causes
Sorry, I am tied up in the bloody acronyms, dont SERCO make speed cameras.
HAS to be adifferent outfit, Grrr.

Edit
These I cant place
SMWCRT
SMRT
SERCO
Topic: CALENDAR 2012 - Good Causes
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/09/2011 09:40:41   Subject: CALENDAR 2012 - Good Causes
I agree with a lot of the comment re organisations such as PDMHS, no disrespect to it, I am a member anyway.

Rescue organisations, a big yes, but what about charitable heritage trusts such
Topic: UNREPORTED WORLD
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 31/08/2011 21:33:42   Subject: UNREPORTED WORLD
Yes, the infamous Japanese Knotweed, and I believe that it was imported deliberately in the 19th Century.

It’s just that I have been visiting sites for the past 25 to 30 years that have rem
Topic: UNREPORTED WORLD
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 31/08/2011 11:41:44   Subject: UNREPORTED WORLD
Ah Robin
You haven't allowed for increased absorption by plant life and the natural recycling of carbon relative to this, also natural absorption by the oceans. There are a lot of other factors a
Topic: UNREPORTED WORLD
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 30/08/2011 11:41:07   Subject: UNREPORTED WORLD
Just read it.
" a faint hint of acrid odors " - from the article. That is how I remember the fire at Grove, but more than just "a faint hint".

If you were down wind and even some dista
Topic: UNREPORTED WORLD
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 30/08/2011 10:35:26   Subject: UNREPORTED WORLD
Now that intelligent discussion is resumed, could someone with the scientific knowledge give a rough breakdown of gasses emitted by burning coal seams?

My fancy is that sulphur dioxide coul
Topic: UNREPORTED WORLD
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 29/08/2011 22:42:47   Subject: UNREPORTED WORLD
[quote="Peter Burgess"]No need to apologise Roy![/quote]

Nawr eich bod yn cael eu colli fel fi
Topic: UNREPORTED WORLD
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 29/08/2011 19:58:40   Subject: UNREPORTED WORLD
[quote="Peter Burgess"]Methane has no long-term stability in the atmosphere.[/quote]

Sorry, your point please?
Topic: UNREPORTED WORLD
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 29/08/2011 19:01:05   Subject: UNREPORTED WORLD
More intelligent comment on a serious issue, maybe aditnow should be running the world!

One point, greatest producer of methane gas is in fact................ rain forests.
Something t
Topic: UNREPORTED WORLD
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 29/08/2011 13:42:11   Subject: UNREPORTED WORLD
There is a lot of sense being posted on this thread.

So where will it all end?

Well, I believe that you can lean a lot from the animal kingdom. One of my many hobbies is keeping
Topic: UNREPORTED WORLD
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 28/08/2011 22:26:29   Subject: UNREPORTED WORLD
Mmm
Good point Mr Coggy but Stuey does hit the nail on the head.

All of the environmental issues are just basically symtoms, the disease is that there are too many of us, like it or no
Topic: In Crops Acre Out at Willow Close
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 28/08/2011 21:02:52   Subject: In Crops Acre Out at Willow Close
Just been looking at these mines, no map reference for either, or is it a secret?
;D
Topic: Smallcleugh / Thompsons photo
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 28/08/2011 20:52:35   Subject: Smallcleugh / Thompsons photo
[quote="Gary"]I just love this area and all it has to offer, mine wise, only wish I lived a bit nearer. Came up on my own in July for a few days but it's not the same now all my old mates have got too
Topic: Smallcleugh / Thompsons photo
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 27/08/2011 19:27:44   Subject: Smallcleugh-30-09-2007-Image-001 (photo)
[quote="John Lawson"]
..... will be an area not entered since at least the 1920's and probably earlier.[/quote]

Yes John, and what an experience it is as well.
When I cracked Hods
Topic: What's the toughest trip you've ever done?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/08/2011 09:48:05   Subject: What's the toughest trip you've ever done?
Not a trip but a work project, pushing the Caplecleugh high level.
OK, out of bed 05.30, drive up 186 miles to Nenthead, change into full wetsuit, heavy rucksack and cut down Acro prop through th
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 24/08/2011 20:19:32   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
A couple of things:
#1 Upgrading
My technology upgrade guarantee still applies to Trigons with the earlier heat sink system, if more powerful emitters etc come along, we can have your lamp i
Topic: Hello to all from Sunny Alderley!
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 24/08/2011 09:22:59   Subject: Hello to all from Sunny Alderley!
I believe that I met you, the guy with the funny accent in a blue Skody.
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 24/08/2011 09:12:58   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
[quote="Heb"][quote="royfellows"][quote="Heb"]
How long were you in the cupboard Roy?
[/quote]

Bloody ages, I had a bird with me.[/quote]

Parrot?[/quote]

No
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 23/08/2011 20:43:24   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
[quote="Heb"]
How long were you in the cupboard Roy?
[/quote]

Bloody ages, I had a bird with me.
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 22/08/2011 19:41:27   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
I am announcing a new thermal technology (patent pending No 1113605).

The advantages of this are:
• Lighter weight
• Lower form factor
• 40% more efficiency in heat dissip
Topic: CALENDAR 2012 - Submissions Please!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/08/2011 11:18:10   Subject: CALENDAR 2012 - Submissions Please!
Anything I have uploaded, and feel free to ask for the uncompressed original.
Topic: XM-L Driver board needed
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 16/08/2011 20:38:47   Subject: XM-L Driver board needed
[quote="ogof"]You said on Mine-Explorer you needed the driver to work with 8.4v this driver will only work up to 4.5v[/quote]

Yes Mr Ogof, AMC 7135 chips according to the data sheet are OK
Topic: Beam Engine, water output ?
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 15/08/2011 13:23:13   Subject: Beam Engine, water output ?
Although the question has already been answered by Mr Agricola, being what I am I have to throw my ten pennyworth in.

Please take attention of Pumping Formulae, O’Donahue 1914 just uploaded
Topic: Holywell Boat Level
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/08/2011 06:45:24   Subject: Holywell Boat Level
The lock was cut off but quickly replaced a while ago.
Underground pictures appeared on 28DL, who were blamed for removing the lock.
Topic: Single Oldham Charger
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 08/08/2011 21:13:40   Subject: Single Oldham Charger
Possibly something of a nuisance, but definitely an intelligent animal.
Topic: Competition Entry Blackshiver
royfellows

Forum: The 2011 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 08/08/2011 21:11:16   Subject: Competition Entry Blackshiver
Seriously interesting picture Sir.

Greenside?

EDIT
Me saw while you still uploading.
Comment relates to picure #1
Topic: Adit at Botallack - Any Info?
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 07/08/2011 21:24:03   Subject: Adit at Botallack - Any Info?
No Ally, its not that one which is much lower down.
Dave said just above the path, it has a prominent entrance and just leads to a forhead after about 10 metres.

It perfectly safe, exc
Topic: Greetings from Cornwall!
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 05/08/2011 21:37:00   Subject: Greetings from Cornwall!
Welcome Dave
There is a active mine exploration community down your way, maybe my good friend 'the other Roy' would like to post on this

They are not only underground but but intereste
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 04/08/2011 17:59:05   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
PM on the way
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 04/08/2011 13:48:10   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
NAMHO 2011
My lamps created quite a buzz, there were about 4 of them in use on the Monday Snailbeach trip that I saw, 2 of them were Trigons, Marine Boy’s and mine.
One comment from a Sten u
Topic: Huglith Copper stains
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 03/08/2011 14:44:50   Subject: Huglith Copper stains
[quote="skimble"]We got a boat down into the water, but it was losing air and only one person (not me) was brave / mad enough to climb into it.[/quote]

Thats a shame
I could have put m
Topic: Talks at the conference
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/08/2011 13:43:49   Subject: Talks at the conference
[quote="Moorebooks"]
Although thinking about Roy you are the leading light the brightest ever seen at Snailbeach I bet
Mike
[/quote]

There were at least 4 of my lamps in ther
Topic: Huglith Copper stains
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 03/08/2011 10:43:17   Subject: Huglith Copper stains
Hi gang
I notice a few people like my pic

For information lighting is a MagnumStar on full flood, 2760 lumens of bare XP-G, plus a triple P7 photo lamp in my right hand pointing down p
Topic: Talks at the conference
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/08/2011 10:23:02   Subject: Talks at the conference
If there is a bottom line on this it has to be more aditnow members attending NAMHO!

Topic: Hello from West Wales!!
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 03/08/2011 10:20:10   Subject: Hello from West Wales!!
Helo Jay a chroeso i aditnow

RF
Topic: Talks at the conference
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/08/2011 21:39:33   Subject: Talks at the conference
[quote="AR"] There are currently no photos of this mine on here at the moment which is a shame as there are some very photogenic bits, but Roy's going back for the return trip mideweek and was talking
Topic: Talks at the conference
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/08/2011 20:12:59   Subject: Talks at the conference
I am just back from it all, slept at home last night but got up early and did Hugglith again with camera.
I only live about 45 minutes away.

My best trip was Snailbeach and out by the
Topic: crops acre (photo)
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 18/07/2011 19:50:47   Subject: crops acre (photo)
Interesting poser here.

Suppose a landowner had blocked a mine entrance with concrete or similar some years ago before the "Wildlife and Countryside Act" came into force.

Then, s
Topic: South west mine explorers?
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 17/07/2011 21:32:52   Subject: South west mine explorers?
Im down there next week but back for NAMHO before August.
You dont need SRT to explore Cigga, just a head for heights.

Top level is easy
Middle level is hand line down or traverse
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 15/07/2011 23:15:44   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
I will be at you know where eating and drinking Thursday night and bringing my friend and his wife from Wheal Andrew.
I am bringing some digging tools down, I think maybe you all miss the obvious
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 15/07/2011 21:35:49   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Please be advised that business will be closed from Monday 18th July 2011 to Monday 22nd August 2011.

Cornwall, NAMHO, Nenthead etc.
Topic: Greenside Lead mines, Glenridding, Cumbria
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 11/07/2011 22:10:55   Subject: Greenside Lead mines, Glenridding, Cumbria
[quote="RJV"]To borrow a fairly weary phrase, there is a book...

Actually there are two but one's beyond the range of the average pocket.

http://moorebooks.co.uk/shelves/cart.php
Topic: hodge close mne dive
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 08/07/2011 17:15:58   Subject: hodge close mne dive
Ha ha, yes.
4 X Cree XM-L to give 3200 lumens same as the MagnumStar.
I got 2 large reflectors in like the Trigon, and 2 smaller ones. Wired the LEDs 2 X 2 in series to 2 off the shelf drive
Topic: hodge close mne dive
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 08/07/2011 12:26:40   Subject: hodge close mne dive
Guess who converted the lamp
;D
Topic: Birchley divers lamp LED conversion
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 01/07/2011 14:43:50   Subject: Birchley divers lamp LED conversion
Sorry gang, I should have mentioned the diode is of course a Schottky, I measured the Vf drop at 0.33V.
Topic: Birchley divers lamp LED conversion
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 01/07/2011 13:45:02   Subject: Birchley divers lamp LED conversion
A customer has brought in a Birchley Products divers lamp for conversion to LED. This was a relatively simple job as I had already used the methodology in a conversion of a Maglite head to a photo lam
Topic: Poop Parc Winch Trip - 20th August 2011
royfellows

Forum: Events   Posted: 29/06/2011 21:19:47   Subject: New event added 'Pool Parc Winch Trip - August 2011' 20/08/2011
I will be at Nenthead, sorry.
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