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Topic: Good causes wanted for calendar profits!
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/10/2009 21:20:25   Subject: Good causes wanted for calendar profits!
[quote="Moorebooks"]
How about towards legal costs of setting up the cwmystwyth agreement should Roy pull it off

Mike[/quote]

I have only just seen this.
Mike, very kin
Topic: For sale Headlamp
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 13/10/2009 10:01:08   Subject: For sale Headlamp
[quote="zhenzhen"][quote="kate tyler"]I think you baffled him there Vanoord!!! ;D [/quote]

Well , this question ask me .....900 lumens .what do you think /[/quote]

.........."a s
Topic: For sale Headlamp
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 12/10/2009 18:17:39   Subject: For sale Headlamp
I am following this, I would not ban this guy, he or she is a good sport and we are having a laugh.

Might even come up with something interesting!
Topic: Iinteresting object at Dorothea
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/10/2009 18:54:22   Subject: Iinteresting object at Dorothea
The 2 fittings are definitely for a bogey axle, I have a small slab truck here at home with these fitted.
The whole thing is suggestive of some kind of arrangement to do with a run of flat rods,
Topic: New book
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 09/10/2009 18:19:43   Subject: New book
Hi Robert
Nice to hear from you.
I hope that you and John are both well. I will be up at Nenthead next Friday for a few days, but seeing you or John probably too much to hope for.

Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 09/10/2009 14:45:13   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
Hi Gang
A few results.

There’s no way I that I can get 2 X P7 emitters plus a Cree into an Oldham GT headset without the front extension. The Oldham headset tapers towards the back, pl
Topic: A polite request regarding using abbreviated initials
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 08/10/2009 19:51:50   Subject: A polite request regarding using abbreviated initials
Hi Toney
Yes, type your posting out in Word so you have the advantage? of spell-check etc, and then paste into you posting.
That’s what I always do.

Sorry, Tony
It’s the hand
Topic: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 08/10/2009 18:43:33   Subject: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
Well yes Peter, but it is not quite that simple.

I will have to invite others to join the board of the trust company, otherwise if I were to drop dead or something the company would no one
Topic: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 08/10/2009 16:19:44   Subject: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
[quote="derrickman"]Me? I don't have a problem. I don't have any connection with the project, or the site, and I've certainly got better things to do than argue with people on web boards.

I
Topic: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 08/10/2009 15:52:47   Subject: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
Hi Mr Vanoord

There is a history to this.
Representatives of Welsh Mines Preservation Trust and Early Mines Research Group amongst others attended a meeting at the Stoke HQ of Wardell
Topic: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 08/10/2009 15:27:05   Subject: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
If you are looking for an argument Mr Derrickman, sorry you are not going to get one from me, I shall simply unsubscribe from this thread.

I have had informal consultations with the Environ
Topic: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 08/10/2009 15:16:26   Subject: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
Just a thought....
It has been commented on that my nature is often to do things and then tell people about them afterwards.

I wonder why..........................
Topic: A polite request regarding using abbreviated initials
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 08/10/2009 13:55:39   Subject: A polite request regarding using abbreviated initials
Hi Sougher

YES you the nail right on the head as regards one of blights of modern society.

They are called “acronyms”

I.T. (here we go!) in which I work is possibly th
Topic: For sale Headlamp
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 07/10/2009 19:21:05   Subject: For sale Headlamp
I bring plenty good food

Chicken Kung Foo, bean splouts and flied lice for everyone
Topic: N.Wales
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/10/2009 19:03:06   Subject: N.Wales
Back again, yes I am fixed up for a bed at Portmadog, so Saturday is on.

I don’t know what day you coming up, but you can always break your journey and stay over at Greengables.
Anyway
Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 07/10/2009 17:46:06   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
Probably have to use what I am given, wont hurt to ask if can use my own though.
Doubt anything P7 ready for a while, lots of work to do.
Topic: N.Wales
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/10/2009 16:53:02   Subject: N.Wales
My thoughts entirely, be nice to see an old friend.

RF
Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 07/10/2009 16:01:58   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
I have today received a small number of Ledil Boom S collimator lenses for SSC P7 emitters. I have to say that upon trying these I feel some disappointment.
I rather hoped for the tight concentra
Topic: N.Wales
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/10/2009 15:32:01   Subject: N.Wales
I believe that all of the places for Braich Goch have been taken. I was going to stay over at Talybont Saturday, but I may change my plans.
If I do, I could probably come up with something for Sa
Topic: Where to in North Wales?
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 06/10/2009 20:33:28   Subject: Where to in North Wales?
There have recently been some new wide gravelled paths laid on the popular 'Precipice Walk' at Dolgellau.
Its not mining but spectacular views. There is courtesy parking at the end of the minor r
Topic: For sale Headlamp
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 06/10/2009 14:36:20   Subject: For sale Headlamp
[quote="Wormster"] :ban: TROLL

[tweak]Woah, you'll wear the smilie out![/tweak][/quote]

Wat meen TLOLL
You no like Chinese people?
Me velly closs.
Topic: Rock Hill Mine St Austell area.
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 05/10/2009 18:34:40   Subject: Rock Hill Mine St Austell area.
Mining Journal index database first reference 1836 Rocks Tin Mine, cross referenced to Good Luck Tin Bounds, Rocks Tin Mining Company, Rocks Consolidated Tin Mines, Rocks and Treverbyn United, Rocks a
Topic: What's your favourite book?
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 02/10/2009 19:44:42   Subject: What's your favourite book?
Yes, but I am single and can still pull them!
Topic: What's your favourite book?
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 02/10/2009 19:01:02   Subject: What's your favourite book?
Hey, We’re all giving our ages away here!
Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 02/10/2009 16:39:23   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
Further to my last posting I can confirm that I perceive a D BIN P7 based lamp as being just too good to dump.
Further to this I have ordered a batch of Ledil Boom S 9 degree Collimator lenses.
Topic: What's your favourite book?
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 02/10/2009 15:13:52   Subject: What's your favourite book?
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]Although only partly on topic, my favourite book is, without any doubt, Railway Adventure by Tom Rolt. I have read that book so many times over the last 40 years! It is so well w
Topic: 2 Watt ripoff
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/10/2009 14:52:15   Subject: 2 Watt ripoff
[quote="RJV"]I'm not sure when they changed them. I bought one when all the fuss initially kicked off about them and it was suberb until Capelcleugh killed it last winter, I then splashed out and boug
Topic: What makes a good photograph?
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 02/10/2009 08:53:41   Subject: What makes a good photograph?
[quote="Barney"][quote="Brakeman"]
The subject of colour is a good one. I was editing a batch of photos on my laptop last night, these were taken on my Lumix & were shot in RAW.

Afte
Topic: 2 Watt ripoff
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/10/2009 08:50:46   Subject: 2 Watt ripoff
Thanks for this Roy, the last lot were snapped up.

I bought 2 of them and still going strong. If one packs up, I will have something special in mind for it though......

Topic: What makes a good photograph?
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 30/09/2009 20:50:29   Subject: What makes a good photograph?
[quote="Manicminer"]What makes a good photograph to me is one that makes me wish that I took it[/quote]

:lol: :lol: :lol:
Topic: What's your favourite book?
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 30/09/2009 17:34:04   Subject: What's your favourite book?
Took me 2 seconds dead to answer this one, beats 'fastest finger first' Chris Tarrant.......

Grey Gold by Sam Murphy

No hesitation.
Topic: What makes a good photograph?
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 30/09/2009 12:54:02   Subject: What makes a good photograph?
Absolutely, I agree every word.

The worst is the degree of brightness. My camera takes pictures that look just right in the camera, but when uploaded to my work computer they are dark, and
Topic: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 30/09/2009 11:28:52   Subject: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
Gentlemen, all this is really cart before the horse at this time.

First I have to get the Trust set up and see the transfer of land go ahead, all I need is a nod from Wardell or their clien
Topic: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 29/09/2009 14:52:27   Subject: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
[quote="Moorebooks"]

Of course taking on ownership could be a nightmare with pollution etc to consider.

Mike[/quote]

Hi Mike
I have had contact with a representat
Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 29/09/2009 09:36:11   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
Good Morning Martin
Glad you enjoyed the trip.
Just to clarify.
The lamp that your friend had in his pocket/rucksack was the 2 Cree UniStar. I had 2 Maggies, the one on my head with the
Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 28/09/2009 12:34:59   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
The MagnumStars: An underground assessment.

I have just returned from a good weekend in north Wales, with some excellent company that included some old friends.
Saturday we were guests
Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 25/09/2009 15:39:22   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
I have now completed a helmet mount battery pack for the UniStar and WorkStar lamps. The battery pack is 2 X 18650 Li Ion cells with circuits to enable through the headset charging using a standard Ol
Topic: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 25/09/2009 12:40:27   Subject: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
I appreciate people taking interest in this but I feel many are going off on a tangent.
There is some backgound to the place that is probably presenting issues that need to be addressed before th
Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 25/09/2009 11:20:02   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
Thank you all for your kind support.

I can tell you all one thing, the P7 version would make the mother of all hand lamps even in the event that it tuns out to be impractical for a caplamp.
Topic: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 25/09/2009 09:56:17   Subject: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
The Crown Estate use separate land agents and mineral agents, and there are possible disputes over ownership and grazing rights, so we could have a situation more complicated than the wiring of my lam
Topic: Catherine and Jane Consols (N Wales)
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 25/09/2009 09:30:54   Subject: Catherine and Jane Consols (N Wales)
I have recently found duplicate entries for Penrhyngerwin/Lovedon under the 2 different names. I added a note to the one to "see the other"
I think best way of dealing with that situation, but de
Topic: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 25/09/2009 08:56:24   Subject: Cwmystwyth: Underground access
Background
Safety work carried out on the site included the prevention of all underground access by the fitting of grills to the entrances. This raised objections from many areas, foremost in dea
Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 25/09/2009 07:51:58   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
This is the last batch of test results comparing my lamps with my car headlamps on main beam.
The camera was setup on a tripod to the right hand front wheel of the car, the lamps were held at the
Topic: Competition entry martymarty
royfellows

Forum: The 2009 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 24/09/2009 17:44:48   Subject: Competition entry martymarty
If Valma Jones who lives there was posting to this site, she would have something to say about!
Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 24/09/2009 17:42:47   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
OK but we need to attract some other people, say with Scurions or other homemade lamps.
I think it will be a good opportunity to try everything and hope someone out there can bring a Viper. I lik
Topic: Competition entry martymarty
royfellows

Forum: The 2009 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 24/09/2009 15:39:31   Subject: Competition entry martymarty
[quote="rhychydwr1"][quote="royfellows"]I have just uploaded 2 pictures to Alltycrib archive album.
It would be nice to enter them in a photo competition but I have a sneaky feeling that they wo
Topic: Competition entry martymarty
royfellows

Forum: The 2009 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 24/09/2009 13:38:37   Subject: Competition entry martymarty
I have just uploaded 2 pictures to Alltycrib archive album.
It would be nice to enter them in a photo competition but I have a sneaky feeling that they would be disqualified for excessive comput
Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 24/09/2009 11:09:43   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
[quote="Vanoord"]Slightly random question Roy, but how many prototypes of the MagnumStar have there been?!

[/quote]

Only one, the first was same as now but only brought 4 Crees o
Topic: My Oldham Conversions
royfellows

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 24/09/2009 10:49:12   Subject: My Oldham Conversions
Dedicated Charger for the UniStar

Although these lamps are capable and wired for recharging through any standard Oldham charger, there will be many who do not possess this. I have therefore
Topic: Hidden Earth - Mining Photo competition
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/09/2009 21:26:40   Subject: Hidden Earth - Mining Photo competition
Tony my old friend
I am following this with some puzzlement.
I think you may well need a holiday/drink/change of pills/BJ

Hope that you are well anyway, why take life seriously?
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