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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
Topic: Mine searching - does anybody use...
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 18/02/2011 21:42:34   Subject: Mine searching - does anybody use...
Just out of interest, I always use the A-Z index.
Others have posted this and the reason is possibly because it is the most obvious.
Topic: Perranporth shafts-Wheal Leisure?
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 18/02/2011 21:21:36   Subject: Perranporth shafts-Wheal Leisure?
Hi Terry
What you post is of immense interest and I would like to try and locate your level next time down, so any guidance to exact location would be welcome.
The level of small dimensions
Topic: Secret Caves......
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/02/2011 17:39:11   Subject: Secret Caves......
Many years ago, be about early 1960s, a crowd of mates and I used to explore the limestone mines over at Dudley.
I can remember one tunnel just went on and on.
Suddenly everyone stopped dead
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 18/02/2011 13:31:00   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Hi Gang, sorry 'gremlins' re my original posting re new EcoStar.

Max light output is 560 lumens.

I cant imagine where the 518 came from.
Topic: Mine searching - does anybody use...
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 17/02/2011 15:59:41   Subject: Mine searching - does anybody use...
[quote="Mr Mike"]I just use the A-Z index of mines, sometimes the Major Regions.[/quote]

Same here
Topic: Opinions please, mine type.
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 17/02/2011 12:33:42   Subject: Opinions please, mine type.
[quote="Vanoord"]I similarly think that mines need to be identified with the mineral type included (wherever possible).

For one, there are a few cases where there are mines with the same na
Topic: Opinions please, mine type.
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 17/02/2011 11:38:15   Subject: Opinions please, mine type.
[quote="Peter Burgess"]
So why not drop the idea of combining the name of the mine and its mineral entirely for ALL mineral types?
[/quote]

Yes Peter, I am with you 100% on this,
Topic: Opinions please, mine type.
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 16/02/2011 21:17:34   Subject: Opinions please, mine type.
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]
Roy why [i][b]did[/b][/i] you start this? :lol: [/quote]

It seemed like a good idea at the time
Topic: Opinions please, mine type.
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 16/02/2011 21:07:04   Subject: Opinions please, mine type.
[quote="John Lawson"]
If it stated as a lead mine it should be described as such.
[/quote]

Problem here John is that some mines were started in order to extract one economic miner
Topic: Opinions please, mine type.
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 16/02/2011 19:06:25   Subject: Opinions please, mine type.
I am starting to wonder what I have started here!

On reflection though, it could well be an area deserving some attention. Such as dropping the concatenation of mineral product from the min
Topic: Opinions please, mine type.
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 16/02/2011 14:21:41   Subject: Opinions please, mine type.
I have just revised my earlier opinion, I think it would be confusing. I now think best to leave things as they are.
So basicaly it comes down either "Lead" or "Mixed", and we already have some o
Topic: Opinions please, mine type.
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 16/02/2011 12:51:01   Subject: Opinions please, mine type.
[quote="RockChick"]that'll get confusing for people looking for a lead mine who don't know it also produced silver- unless you can set the site so it brings both up under a 'lead' search?[/quote]
Topic: Opinions please, mine type.
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 16/02/2011 12:35:49   Subject: Opinions please, mine type.
More thoughts.

I have now formed an opinion on this.

I think adding "Lead/Silver" as an additional mineral type, as I have put it here so that it will be alphabetically grouped w
Topic: Opinions please, mine type.
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 16/02/2011 12:31:02   Subject: Opinions please, mine type.
Mmm, Mr Spitfire, man of ideas

Maybe easy solution is for Simon to simply add Silver/Lead as an aditional option?

Opinions everyone?

The mineral stats interestingly sh
Topic: Opinions please, mine type.
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 16/02/2011 09:25:47   Subject: Opinions please, mine type.
Hi gang
With aditnow moving to a new server this has acted as an incentive to do my job as mid Wales regional editor and try to bring the mines descriptions up to date.

The thing about
Topic: Swaledale Festival 2011
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 15/02/2011 21:09:03   Subject: Swaledale Festival 2011
Well, we all know where the main attraction is.
;D
Topic: Swaledale Festival 2011
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 15/02/2011 20:28:01   Subject: Swaledale Festival 2011
The "neck deep in water" kinda gives the game away which mine!
:lol:
Topic: Smallcleugh Mine Underground Photos
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/02/2011 15:50:33   Subject: Smallcleugh Mine Underground Photos
Internet and recording history, a passing thought.

Publish a load of old tosh in a book and you have to live with it, upload a load of old tosh to a website and you can go in and correct it
Topic: Smallcleugh Mine Underground Photos
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/02/2011 21:33:37   Subject: Smallcleugh Mine Underground Photos
Thats a good point John
Not that I take "good" photos but my tendancy is to not bother too much if its a well known place, but if its off beaten track to add some description. This not necessaril
Topic: McIlquhams at Cwmystwyth
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 08/02/2011 17:24:18   Subject: McIlquhams at Cwmystwyth
John Jones Atwood
His descendants had a garage in Walsall "Atwoods" Vauhall main dealers, I believe closed in the 1970s.

Attwood ?
Topic: Ding Dong Iron Mine
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 08/02/2011 09:46:13   Subject: Ding Dong Iron Mine
Oh sugar!
I knew there was another one.
Topic: Ding Dong Iron Mine
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 07/02/2011 15:32:25   Subject: Ding Dong Iron Mine
[quote="RichardLevett"]Don't know if this is of any interest...

[url]http://www.wirralcavinggroup.org.uk/trips/dingdong.html[/url] - http://www.wirralcavinggroup.org.uk/trips/dingdong.html
Topic: Ystrad Einion Lead Mine - BBC2 Wales Hidden Histories Series III Episode 3
royfellows

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 07/02/2011 10:55:48   Subject: Ystrad Einion Lead Mine - BBC2 Wales Hidden Histories Series III Episode 3
[quote="JMB"]My broadband has been faulty since Thursday night MB[/quote]

Sorry to go off thread but since that time I cannot send emails to anyone using BT.
Weird!
Topic: Ding Dong Iron Mine
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 07/02/2011 10:51:08   Subject: Ding Dong Iron Mine
Yes "The Iron Moor" by Alan McFadzean published by Red Earth Publications. Highly recommended.

and there was a little book by Eric Holland, "Caving in Furness" I believe, written quite a fe
Topic: north wales mines
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/02/2011 14:58:53   Subject: north wales mines
[quote="davel"][quote="royfellows"]Bwlch-y-Plwm upper adit virtually sumps out in wet weather and kills the through trip.[/quote]

I think Roy is referring to the level 4 entrance (i.e. the
Topic: north wales mines
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/02/2011 12:14:23   Subject: north wales mines
[quote="BertyBasset"]Cae Coch Pyrites mine - near Trefriw
Wrysgan - Tanygrisiau
Rhiwbach - Penmachno
Bwlch y Plwm - Penrhyndeudraeth
'Fish Cave' aka Talargoch Mine - Prestatyn
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 03/02/2011 09:43:00   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Hi Aly
This comes from the magnetic switch on the Stenlight and is something that Scurion have made a thing out of as they are strong business competitors.
My lamps are based on Oldham GT he
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 02/02/2011 22:08:36   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
I feel obliged to post yet again on the EcoStar, I do hope that I am not becoming a nuisance.

I have been using this myself, and I am a lumens fanatic.
I sincerely feel that that the s
Topic: McIlquhams at Cwmystwyth
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 02/02/2011 21:31:26   Subject: McIlquhams at Cwmystwyth
Your very welcome Robert.
If any others want to carry on this discussion (Cost Book Companies etc), please start another thread. (Personal favour to me)
I don’t want to see this thread goin
Topic: McIlquhams at Cwmystwyth
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 02/02/2011 20:49:50   Subject: McIlquhams at Cwmystwyth
Many companies were run on the cost book principle long after Limited Liability was introduced. Notice I say "the cost book principle".
The cost book principle does not make a cost book company.
Topic: McIlquhams at Cwmystwyth
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 02/02/2011 18:06:43   Subject: McIlquhams at Cwmystwyth
Many thanks for this input sucram.
You have kindly filled in a gap in my knowledge base.

You will know this, but for the benefit of others, it was quite common for an individual, or a
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 25/01/2011 20:48:34   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
I have played about with these based on 3 X SSC P7s which I still rate as the best emitters for a photo flood. Unfortunately, I have yet to assemble a platform that I would consider suitable for offer
Topic: Updated Caplamp retrofit - RETRO XP
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 25/01/2011 20:45:22   Subject: Updated Caplamp retrofit - RETRO XP
I used one of Mikes Retro 2s through thick and thin and it never let me down, I have never heard of one failing.

I endorse these 100%, and I am a rival lamp producer!

Seriously,
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 25/01/2011 20:36:23   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Peter, you were one of my first customers.
:thumbsup:

You also make a good point, yes the colour temperature of the light from LEDs is much closer to daylight hence the new appreciat
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 24/01/2011 13:57:20   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
EcoStar Mk2 XM-L

This weekend saw me testing the first of the new versions of my lamps, the EcoStar XML.
Just to bring everyone up to speed, this lamp has no external heatsinking and t
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 21/01/2011 18:20:13   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
[quote="Mr Mike"][quote="royfellows"] The only thing is, the P7 still makes a lovelly photo lamp, I am sure Mr Mike will agree here.[/quote]

Almost Roy, the P7 is dead, long live the SST-90
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 21/01/2011 17:58:50   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Absolutely Alex.
Please accept my sincere apologies over this but the situation with technology is that we just dont know what is around the next corner. The PC you buy today for £600 can become
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 21/01/2011 16:05:33   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
I have an anouncement to make, and as my old thread is somewhat out of date now that I am established producer of lamps, I have taken the liberty of opening a new one.

Early in 2010 Cree In
Topic: Mine exploration at Nenthead
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 20/01/2011 21:36:04   Subject: Mine exploration at Nenthead
Yes John, I remember wee Johnny, very sad.
While I am on, I was 66 last Sunday. You had better watch out, I am catching you up.
(Still have an eye for ladies though)

Topic: Mine exploration at Nenthead
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 20/01/2011 20:57:21   Subject: Mine exploration at Nenthead
Look, John and Robert, you have to face up to the fact that whatever you do, however well intentioned, you will not be able to do right in the eyes of some.

As both of you have known me for
Topic: Mine exploration at Nenthead
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 20/01/2011 16:10:34   Subject: Mine exploration at Nenthead
[quote="PeteJ"]A small portion of this sign was found in a heap of debris by Rampgill Cross vein....and rescued. It appeared that the sign had been removed through the Norpex gate and then damaged an
Topic: Mine exploration at Nenthead
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 20/01/2011 13:33:02   Subject: Mine exploration at Nenthead
Ha, I never got to see it either.
Maybe there is some bizarre conspiracy between artifact thieves to keep peoples attention focused on those who collect and deal in minerals, in the hope that the
Topic: Mine exploration at Nenthead
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 20/01/2011 11:43:52   Subject: Mine exploration at Nenthead
[quote="RJV"]Well before my time but Rampgill is still fairly well supplied with aritfacts (or at least aritfacts that won't fit through the first door anyway!).
Is that likely to have been the c
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