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Topic: Competetion Entry - Dean Allison
royfellows

Forum: The 2009 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 27/11/2009 20:33:21   Subject: Competetion Entry - Dean Allison
Attaboy Dean
Yes, Kippling and Biggles and all that. That is what I grew up on and I dont think is rubbish
Its the spirit of these islands and what makes Britain great.

And for wh
Topic: Trapped Potholer Dies
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2009 19:59:36   Subject: Trapped Potholer Dies
I have thought quite a bit before posting this as I want to show respect to the poor fellow who died, and I dont want to be misunderstood.

Many people may wonder what its like to be in this
Topic: Competetion Entry - Dean Allison
royfellows

Forum: The 2009 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 27/11/2009 19:40:50   Subject: Competetion Entry - Dean Allison
I tell you all what, the standard of photographs being entered for competitions on this website is so high I am almost tempted not to bother trying.
However, I have that old fashioned idea that w
Topic: Has anybody ever seen one of these - KSE Lights
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 27/11/2009 15:32:11   Subject: Has anybody ever seen one of these - KSE Lights
[quote="simonrl"][quote="royfellows"]The only other point is that I personally see no difference between a situation where you have to stand under running water, say wearing waterproofs to perform som
Topic: Has anybody ever seen one of these - KSE Lights
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 27/11/2009 13:13:00   Subject: Has anybody ever seen one of these - KSE Lights
It sounds to me as though it may be getting in at the cable gland. This is also a problem with Oldhams, why I do as you did and fill with silicone.

It looks easily fixed.
Topic: Has anybody ever seen one of these - KSE Lights
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 27/11/2009 12:25:53   Subject: Has anybody ever seen one of these - KSE Lights
Yes, that is the lamp to which I refer. Top exit cable.

However, I have had no experience of using one myself, it’s just what I have been told, and confirmed by Miles the importer on one of
Topic: Has anybody ever seen one of these - KSE Lights
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 27/11/2009 10:25:59   Subject: Has anybody ever seen one of these - KSE Lights
A lot of issues here that I for one never appreciated Mr Derrickman.
I suppose from your point of view, if something works there is no need to fix it.
The only thing I would say is to beware
Topic: Vintage kit - headlamps
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 26/11/2009 21:22:11   Subject: Vintage kit - headlamps
In my early days for slate mines it was one of the 'poachers' 12 volt plug in handlamps fitted with 120 watt halogen bulb and running of a 12 volt motorcycle battery in a side pack.

I alway
Topic: Who's using what descender / ascender
royfellows

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 26/11/2009 21:07:44   Subject: Who's using what descender / ascender
One can actually descend on a figure 8 using only your feet so as to keep both hands free for something else, but this off subject.

I always use a stop, but with a carabineer as you would t
Topic: Competition Entry - RJV
royfellows

Forum: The 2009 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 26/11/2009 20:28:09   Subject: Competition Entry - RJV
I think that the top shot is seriously good.
Topic: Has anybody ever seen one of these - KSE Lights
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 26/11/2009 16:49:00   Subject: Has anybody ever seen one of these - KSE Lights
I do quite a lot of work underground on my various projects as everyone knows, and the last thing I want is a MagnumStar banging into timbers etc.
Working isn’t like exploring; your mind is on wh
Topic: Has anybody ever seen one of these - KSE Lights
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 26/11/2009 14:55:09   Subject: Has anybody ever seen one of these - KSE Lights
[quote="Vanoord"]Can anyone, er, cast any light on whether it's possible to translate lux to lumens? I don't think it is, so it's a bit difficult to compare this to anything else!
[/quote]
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Topic: Devon Great Consols Mines Limited
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 24/11/2009 11:58:13   Subject: Devon Great Consols Mines Limited
Is there any chance that the owner of this share certificate can upload a photocopy please.
I am sure that I speak for many.
Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 23/11/2009 20:30:06   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
You may want to have a browse on DX, its http://www.dealextreme.com/

I am Roy to just about everyone, but don’t like calling you Morlock.
I always address posters as "Mr" as a sign of
Topic: Clogau "Welsh" Gold
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/11/2009 20:07:27   Subject: Clogau
And I thought that you were my friend
Topic: Clogau "Welsh" Gold
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/11/2009 19:59:02   Subject: Clogau
[quote="simonrl"][quote="jagman"][quote="simonrl"]Vaguely relevant to this thread but I see gold has reached an all time high of $1,174 an ounce.[/quote]


I suppose we should be gratef
Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 23/11/2009 19:49:32   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
I am looking at your conversion.
I think you are the bees knees as an engineer. I would say that you have an SKU 14598 fitted into your housing. Or maybe an SKU 5951?

Your turning on
Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 23/11/2009 19:07:41   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
[quote="Morlock"][quote="royfellows"]Hi Mr Morlock
A Fresnel diffuser, yes.

This is very interesting and full of possibilities.

I am now thinking that if I can develop my la
Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 23/11/2009 18:37:28   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
Hi Mr Morlock
A Fresnel diffuser, yes.

This is very interesting and full of possibilities.

I am now thinking that if I can develop my lamp to give the kind of beam that, wel
Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 23/11/2009 17:39:54   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
I agree the race for lumens but I have to repeat what I have said before, half of it is in the optics.

Suiting everyone is a challenge, but that is what I hope to do.

The only th
Topic: PHOTO COMP - REMINDER
royfellows

Forum: The 2009 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 23/11/2009 17:30:52   Subject: PHOTO COMP - REMINDER
I will definately be submitting entries but want to have a final crack this weekend, so will upload Monday 30th. Promise.
Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 23/11/2009 12:45:26   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
I have been doing some tests of the new lamp that uses SSC P7s in Ledil Collimator reflectors, and frankly the results are disappointing. At least from my point of view. I do however; feel that I have
Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 18/11/2009 12:31:27   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
I have a lamp as described in my 30th October posting built and under test.

It certainly puts out the light, but I am wondering if I can do better with my ‘Power Beam’ using Cree MCE emitte
Topic: SOUTH CARADON Copper Mine
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 09/11/2009 17:12:56   Subject: SOUTH CARADON Copper Mine
I think Tinminer would be able to help here, send him a PM.

RF
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/11/2009 20:32:39   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
And more……

All this talk of potential liabilities on the Cwmystwyth thread.

I can tell you as a fact that if bailiffs are called in to enforce a warrant of execution against good
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/11/2009 20:18:13   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
I have just doubled the value of my Mazda.

I filled the petrol tank right up.
Topic: Mining Terminology - Horse Levels
royfellows

Forum: Mining Methods & Techniques   Posted: 06/11/2009 19:42:15   Subject: Mining Terminology - Horse Levels
I have just looked at this thread, basically, its all regional.

Mr Manicminer has most of it sussed, however a decline is driven downwards, and incline is upwards. Then again, it’s regional
Topic: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 03/11/2009 22:14:02   Subject: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
Mr Derrickman

For what its worth, I have always valued your input.

Kindest regards
Topic: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 03/11/2009 21:13:26   Subject: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
It’s OK laughing but Mr Ty Gwyn whoever he is has no real business attempting to contribute to the intelligent debate on this website.

For what its worth and I lower my dignity to reply to
Topic: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 03/11/2009 20:45:56   Subject: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
[quote="Ty Gwyn"]Brakeman,
Cwmystwyth was a Lead Mine,not Slate,and with Lead comes Arsenic,reason why most old Miners never got much past 40yrs,Arsenic Poisoning,thats why the river near the Min
Topic: Blaenau Ffestiniog regeneration
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/10/2009 07:53:46   Subject: Blaenau Ffestiniog regeneration
I agree about the EU Mr Morlock, but one has to always make the best of things.
Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 30/10/2009 20:13:27   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
Hi Dean
Developments are posted to my web www.ledcaplamps.com

However, you will always get the latest here or at mine-explorer.

Thank you for your interest.
Topic: Blaenau Ffestiniog regeneration
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/10/2009 20:11:15   Subject: Blaenau Ffestiniog regeneration
I don’t want to be a nuisance but I have to come in on this.
Years ago I was a director of the Walsall Phoenix Business Park; I have to admit that I take pride in the fact that the name “Phoenix”
Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 30/10/2009 19:23:35   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
As I have gone quiet for a few weeks on this, I thought that I had better post a SitRep

The 3 X SSC P7 lamp was a sweet lamp, and gave a lot of light for watts.

I am currently wo
Topic: LTD vs LLP
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 30/10/2009 11:28:40   Subject: LTD vs LLP
[quote="miner1985"]Roy what would you advise if 3 men wished to open a mine (coal). They would be the only ones working there and each would have invested an equal amount in the company? Remembering t
Topic: LTD vs LLP
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 29/10/2009 21:07:01   Subject: LTD vs LLP
[quote="ttxela"]For a Heritage type project might a company limited by guarantee be a good option? Probably not for an actual working mine though.[/quote]

Good point, but needs explaining.<
Topic: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 23/10/2009 19:27:48   Subject: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
This is further to my previous postings.
At the last meeting of the Ceredigion Miners Forum I urged everyone who supported my initiative to write to the Crown Estate mineral agents urging action
Topic: URGENT WARNING
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 15/10/2009 21:08:33   Subject: URGENT WARNING
Hi John
Yes, correct on your first. You must live in an interesting place or region.

On your second. I will have to come back on this when I get back from Nenthead, which will be next
Topic: URGENT WARNING
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 15/10/2009 20:31:48   Subject: URGENT WARNING
[quote="Spark"][quote="royfellows"]Don’t dig 2 monitors, its odd.
This is what I would expect to see if there where 2 network connections which would require 2 network interface cards normally.
Topic: URGENT WARNING
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 15/10/2009 20:11:42   Subject: URGENT WARNING
Sorry mate, misunderstood.
Yes, you click on the icon and it will give you the info as I posted before.

You will get packets, sent and received.

This is good information. <
Topic: Break-in at Dorothea Engine House
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/10/2009 19:56:53   Subject: Break-in at Dorothea Engine House
Mmm
I have been a little bit of a teaser here but this chap, assuming a man not a lady, has been a damn good sport.
Someone hinted about banning, but I said no.
Frankly, I hope that he/
Topic: URGENT WARNING
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 15/10/2009 19:33:40   Subject: URGENT WARNING
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]Do you mean the "two little monitors" icon? All that tells me is Speed 100.0 Mbps and "Status: Connected".

Your point about starting in safe mode and deleteing all new
Topic: URGENT WARNING
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 15/10/2009 18:34:22   Subject: URGENT WARNING
Here is one of Roy’s Wrinkles for you all.

Set your Internet connection to display an icon in the bottom right hand corner of your screen.

If you put your mouse over it will give
Topic: URGENT WARNING
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 15/10/2009 18:17:16   Subject: URGENT WARNING
I don’t want to worry you all but Norton is the worst AV you can get. It sells on advertising and big mark ups to the retailers like PC world.

The best one is called NOD 32, Eset is probabl
Topic: URGENT WARNING
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 15/10/2009 17:58:29   Subject: URGENT WARNING
[quote="ICLOK"]It just re-surfaced but got the boot from Norton... [/quote]

Try switching your router off then back on again.
You ISPs server will allocate you a new IP address.
W
Topic: URGENT WARNING
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 15/10/2009 15:50:53   Subject: URGENT WARNING
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]I think this one might have downloaded the program even though I did nothing other than visit penmorfa. Certainly, within the program files directory there was a viruspro2010.exe
Topic: URGENT WARNING
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 15/10/2009 15:26:09   Subject: URGENT WARNING
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]What suprises me about this is there are loads of mentions of AV 2010 being a fake program and how it is "carried" by viruses (should that be virusii?) yet nothing seems to have
Topic: URGENT WARNING
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 15/10/2009 14:43:44   Subject: URGENT WARNING
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]I forgot to say, I already use a Netgear DG834 router.

I am currently scanning the system with the program AndyC recommended, thanks Andy.

I did try system
Topic: URGENT WARNING
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 15/10/2009 12:53:28   Subject: URGENT WARNING
John, you havent done anything silly, I can confirm that the machine I used was infected by just visiting the site.
I dont know how long this threat has been out, its possible that some anti viru
Topic: URGENT WARNING
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 15/10/2009 11:11:39   Subject: URGENT WARNING
and more
I have just put an old machine on line and visited the site by manually typing in the URL.
YES you are absolutely correct, my machine was infected by just visiting the site. This f
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