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Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 19/04/2011 20:14:10   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
I recon a new **** take has started, anyone who is seen wearing one will be greeted thus:
"Greetings Lord Vader"
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 19/04/2011 18:26:19   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
It looks like Darth Vaders helmet! :lol:
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 19/04/2011 17:23:08   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
MagnumStar XML

Now that I have converted my own lamp to the new spec and fitted a new top heatsink and new front cover to replace the battered ones, I thought that I would upload a picture.
Topic: Drakelow - photo of the day
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 14/04/2011 20:34:42   Subject: Drakelow - photo of the day
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]It was [i][b]how[/b][/i] big?[/quote]

One assumes that this comment relates to a fish
Topic: Drakelow - photo of the day
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 14/04/2011 19:59:20   Subject: Drakelow - photo of the day
So lets have a "caption" competition.
Yes
Let's see who can come up with the funniest/most original idea
What is he saying?
Topic: Copyright fees
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/04/2011 16:26:14   Subject: Copyright fees
Breach of copyright is a criminal offence in this country under the Copyright Act, but only if for commercial gain.

Under any other circumstance redress would have to be through the civil j
Topic: Copyright fees
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/04/2011 10:51:16   Subject: Copyright fees
Easy way out is to use their paper as an information source but write the article in your own words. You could put a reference to their paper at the end.
Topic: Rotherhope Mine
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 13/04/2011 20:04:33   Subject: Rotherhope Mine
PM on the way.
They are very nice people and I see no problem at all.
Topic: Pentire & Pentire Glaze
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/04/2011 20:01:04   Subject: Pentire & Pentire Glaze
[quote="stuey"]http://www.mindat.org/loc-1323.html

I gather it has been grilled pretty seriously now.[/quote]

and there are some serious power tools out there, not that I would s
Topic: Pentire & Pentire Glaze
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/04/2011 16:41:59   Subject: Pentire & Pentire Glaze
There is an adit below the cliffs which the NT grilled a few years back. I dont know what its current status is, also you need ropes for a handline to get down to it, unless you have good climbing ski
Topic: Parc Mine, decorated passage road open
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 11/04/2011 20:42:54   Subject: Parc Mine, decorated passage road open
[quote="rhychydwr1"][quote="royfellows"][quote="rhychydwr1"]Roy, I am always available as a proof reader.[/quote]

Any good at fixing broken cameras?[/quote]

No. Why? Is that a
Topic: Parc Mine, decorated passage road open
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 11/04/2011 20:26:39   Subject: Parc Mine, decorated passage road open
[quote="rhychydwr1"]Roy, I am always available as a proof reader.[/quote]

Any good at fixing broken cameras?
Topic: Parc Mine, decorated passage road open
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 11/04/2011 11:20:55   Subject: Parc Mine, decorated passage road open
I am pleased to announce an open road in Park No 3 level east which allows access to what could arguably be described as the best decorated passage of any mine in the UK.
This allows exploration
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 07/04/2011 21:33:54   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
[quote="Vanoord"]3,200 from 4 XMLs equates to 800 each if my maths is correct.

Not dissimilar to the output Fenix have got from the XM-L in the TK35, albeit that's OTF lumens which will dep
Topic: painting of Lead mining near Caernarvon
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/04/2011 12:15:54   Subject: painting of Lead mining near Caernarvon
Maybe the auctioneers should re caption the painting:
"Metal mine in Wales, artist unknown"
Topic: painting of Lead mining near Caernarvon
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/04/2011 20:21:40   Subject: painting of Lead mining near Caernarvon
[quote="davel"]Approaching this from another direction, I think the nearest lead mines to Caernarfon were those of Dyffryn Nantlle.

Dave[/quote]

Yes, my thoughts exactly. Closer
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 06/04/2011 19:50:47   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
MagnumStar XML (Mk 4)

Well I have finalised the specification for this mother of all lamps, and it is a right mother as well.

The new model retains the same extra switch as the o
Topic: Henfwlch, collapse at end of adit
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 04/04/2011 15:59:05   Subject: Henfwlch, collapse at end of adit
I have started work clearing my winze at the end of the Henfwlch adit. It appears that muck at the back and the timber placed to retain it has been washed into the winze. I have fixed an Acro across a
Topic: Geology and mine exploration
royfellows

Forum: Geology & Mining   Posted: 04/04/2011 10:30:50   Subject: Geology and mine exploration
I first started mine exploration as a purely leisure activity when in my late teens, it lapsed for a number of years and then restarted when I was in my 40s. Again, it was more of a ‘boy’s own adventu
Topic: A new geologist on the block
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 01/04/2011 20:58:31   Subject: A new geologist on the block
Welcome to aditnow David

:thumbsup:
Topic: Help please to identify mine!
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/03/2011 19:57:19   Subject: Help please to identify mine!
I would enter it as Rhyd with Hafod Boeth as an alternative name.
Nice pictures by the way, this Weekend?
Weather was quite nice, came out of Rhosydd late last night and it was sunny but ve
Topic: Help please to identify mine!
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/03/2011 17:46:10   Subject: Help please to identify mine!
[quote="davel"]Also known as Hafod Boeth mine (lead) SH637415, see Foster-Smith, J R, [i]The Mines of Merioneth[/i] (British Mining 6), Northern Mine Research Society, 1977 p. 9.

The 6" map
Topic: Help please to identify mine!
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/03/2011 13:18:33   Subject: Help please to identify mine!
Its Rhyd Mine, and I believe a lead mine. I do not know of any written reference.
It could have once been part of the Catherine and Jane set as other adits in the area. The deep adit was buried u
Topic: Henfwlch, collapse at end of adit
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 21/03/2011 14:37:03   Subject: Henfwlch, collapse at end of adit
A manway shaft has opened up on surface at Esgair Hir, now fenced and covered by a steel mesh.
I think I maybe take at look at Frongoch and a few others.
Topic: Henfwlch, collapse at end of adit
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 21/03/2011 10:08:26   Subject: Henfwlch, collapse at end of adit
Following some freak rainfall earlier in the year a mass of ground has come down and covered my access winze to the inner reaches of this mine.
It will require a major operation to clear this and
Topic: Nantymwyn Mine
royfellows

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 16/03/2011 10:13:16   Subject: Nantymwyn Mine
Hi Robert, I didn't know that the air shaft had been capped.
For the benefit of others, it is situate right beside the road and has been used for dumping rubbish so this is probably the reason.<
Topic: Roy Fellows - very much still alive!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/03/2011 20:22:32   Subject: Roy Fellows - very much still alive!
[quote="Moorebooks"]yes they got you two mixd up with the two blokes that fell asleep during Peter Claughtons lecture at the NAMHO Conference that year :thumbsup:

Mike[/quote]

Topic: Roy Fellows - very much still alive!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/03/2011 13:13:58   Subject: Roy Fellows - very much still alive!
Its not difficult to see how rumours start :lol:
Topic: A Quickie on L/A Batt's
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 14/03/2011 10:18:36   Subject: A Quickie on L/A Batt's
[quote="gt5952"]
I will alter the ref's on the images... what do you want me to change? If you can do it from your computer, Im fine with that any time from you, otherwise, let me know the error
Topic: Roy Fellows - very much still alive!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/03/2011 10:11:57   Subject: Roy Fellows - very much still alive!
You wont get rid of me that easy
;D
Topic: A Quickie on L/A Batt's
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 11/03/2011 20:45:14   Subject: A Quickie on L/A Batt's
I have sold that many of the buggers I cant remember who bought, but dont worry, you all on my computer system.

Mr GT, please, pretty please, correct the photo captions on your Alltycrib up
Topic: A Quickie on L/A Batt's
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 11/03/2011 10:47:37   Subject: A Quickie on L/A Batt's
Observe its charging behaviour after topping up. If it gasses visibly it is being overcharged and I would expect to see a fall in the electrolyte level.
If the electrolyte is up to the mark and i
Topic: Alltycrib
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 10/03/2011 20:37:39   Subject: Alltycrib
Many thanks to the mines latest visitors for their kind remarks.

A few comments
The iron work at engine shaft is the remains of the pumping angle bob (suggest amend photo captions). It
Topic: oldhan lamps
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/03/2011 10:19:23   Subject: oldhan lamps
[quote="sinker"][quote="royfellows"]There is one being posted out to you this week.

Just ensure that you wire it properly, the bottom contact is the positive, keyway negative as already sta
Topic: oldhan lamps
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/03/2011 21:34:08   Subject: oldhan lamps
There is one being posted out to you this week.

Just ensure that you wire it properly, the bottom contact is the positive, keyway negative as already stated.

The enclosed ammeter
Topic: New torch to come on the market
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 04/03/2011 16:53:43   Subject: New torch to come on the market
Many years ago I was shown an item called a MAC Scatter.

It was a double shoulder holster designed to take 2 MAC 10 Ingram sub machine guns, they could be fired without removing them from t
Topic: Stolen Oldhams..
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/03/2011 21:18:10   Subject: Stolen Oldhams..
[quote="Brakeman"]Sorry to hear about the theft Pete, BTW where abouts did this occur as it may be an area not to park by, as per my Derbyshire expierence.

[/quote]

Just picked u
Topic: Stolen Oldhams..
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/03/2011 20:26:33   Subject: Stolen Oldhams..
[quote="kate tyler"]Skippy and Soot are reunited...Soot had been dumped but from the pics looks unharmed :thumbsup:[/quote]

Bloody great! :thumbsup:
Topic: Stolen Oldhams..
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/03/2011 20:18:58   Subject: Stolen Oldhams..
The old Mazda was purchased when 3 years old from British Car Auctions Walsall for £3K with 80K on the clock.
I took it up to about 240,000 miles and never had a major bill.

If the VRS
Topic: Stolen Oldhams..
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/03/2011 13:51:17   Subject: Stolen Oldhams..
Peter
Is this the same dog as I saw you with in Smallcleugh with its own little lamp?
Topic: Stolen Oldhams..
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/03/2011 11:37:25   Subject: Stolen Oldhams..
One thing about the Mazda I used to drive, I knew that I could leave that anywhere and it would still be there when I got back.

I left it in Aber while I went for a walk round the castle an
Topic: 3800mAh AA batteries
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/02/2011 19:31:50   Subject: 3800mAh AA batteries
Surely this is roundabouts and swings?
You buy Low Self Discharge and they have less capacity to start with.
Fully discharging NiMH batteries now and again helps, you can purchase discharger
Topic: Liskeard and Caradon Railway: theft
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/02/2011 10:44:55   Subject: Liskeard and Caradon Railway: theft
There is a possibility here that everyone has missed, that they may be getting stolen to incorporate into building projects.
Some years ago I was talking to someone in Cornwall who had just had t
Topic: 3800mAh AA batteries
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/02/2011 20:52:04   Subject: 3800mAh AA batteries
How do you recon they get the positive feedback?
Topic: 3800mAh AA batteries
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/02/2011 19:24:25   Subject: 3800mAh AA batteries
According to eBay he is a top rated speller, sorry seller.

If they are junk, would he want the aggro and loss of his status?

As far as the law goes, if they are not NiMH and are
Topic: 3800mAh AA batteries
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/02/2011 18:44:25   Subject: 3800mAh AA batteries
Very high CAPCITY and plenty of WITCHES, hope their understanding of electronics is better than their spelling.

EDIT
Just took another look, they are probably IDAEL
Topic: Secret Caves......
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/02/2011 13:39:01   Subject: Secret Caves......
[quote="NigelH"][quote="royfellows"]Many years ago, be about early 1960s, a crowd of mates and I used to explore the limestone mines over at Dudley.

You wouldn't know a Mike Chinner by any
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 22/02/2011 20:28:16   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
[quote="droid"]Never mind.

If it's worth having it's worth waiting for ;D[/quote]

And guess who is no 1 on the outright purchsers!
(You beat one guy by 10 minutes, he will b
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 22/02/2011 19:59:03   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
[quote="ttxela"][quote="royfellows"]The Trigon XML (Mk 3)


I have now to develop the new MagnumStar, I wouldn’t think its rocket science to see where it will go, there is a waiting lis
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 22/02/2011 18:10:40   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
The Trigon XML (Mk 3)

The development of the new Trigon has only been finalised after a great deal of thought, the mission being to get everything right first time and to utilise the new te
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