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Topic: CROESOR To RHOSYDD- Aids Update.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/04/2018 18:51:49   Subject: CROESOR To RHOSYDD- Aids Update.
[quote="RAMPAGE"][quote="sinker"]

In the meantime however, if you feel like organising and re-rigging it then go right ahead....the same as lots of other groups and individuals have always
Topic: CROESOR To RHOSYDD- Aids Update.
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/04/2018 17:22:59   Subject: CROESOR To RHOSYDD- Aids Update.
[quote="Jimbo"][quote="Jay2359"]Can I suggest that we agree on a job to do, who's sourcing what gear and then agree on a weekend day in the future, maybe around July, which gives us enough time to sou
Topic: Thursday nighters - 26th April
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/04/2018 22:29:16   Subject: Thursday nighters - 26th April
[quote="Donstuart"][quote="sinker"]Looks like a distinct possibility of a Sinker
attendance. :thumbup:[/quote]

Me too :thumbsup:[/quote]

That settles it. See you there. :th
Topic: Thursday nighters - 26th April
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/04/2018 20:58:25   Subject: Thursday nighters - 26th April
Looks like a distinct possibility of a Sinker attendance. :thumbup:
Topic: FOR THE LAMP BUFFS
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/04/2018 17:51:11   Subject: FOR THE LAMP BUFFS
[quote="somersetminer"][quote="sinker"]
In fact they were still in use on the BT Deep Duct Laying contracts until 2001 when they were replaced by MSA gas detectors. The main reason for phasing th
Topic: FOR THE LAMP BUFFS
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/04/2018 17:08:26   Subject: FOR THE LAMP BUFFS
[quote="Heb"]

..........G.P.O. used them in large numbers from the early 1960's to late 80's for testing in cable ducts.

[/quote]

In fact they were still in use on the
Topic: Who owns or controls Wrysgan
sinker

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 06/04/2018 17:42:11   Subject: Who owns or controls Wrysgan

Being pedantic....the question was "Just trying to find out who actually controls access to Wrysgan"

The answer is "no one".
Or is open access a form of control?
So you ca
Topic: Who owns or controls Wrysgan
sinker

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 06/04/2018 16:02:20   Subject: Who owns or controls Wrysgan
No access control. Free for all, go for it. :thumbup:
Topic: Hi, New Member here
sinker

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 03/04/2018 11:10:50   Subject: Hi, New Member here
John_Smith. The Irish Scottish mines expert. Nice one!

Welcome to AditNow Dan :thumbup:
Let us know if you're heading to North Wales, always welcome. :thumbup:
Topic: Providence Smelt Mill 3D Model
sinker

Forum: North East England   Posted: 30/03/2018 20:38:51   Subject: Providence Smelt Mill 3D Model
Wow! I have just caught up with the 21st Century.
Nice work :thumbsup:
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/03/2018 16:10:52   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
[quote="royfellows"]One of the professional leaders in charge of H and S said I was the Chuck Norris of mining.
Really, I am just Roy.[/quote]

And modest too, Roy, which is what we rea
Topic: Cambrian Mines Trust
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/03/2018 11:55:22   Subject: Cambrian Mines Trust
[quote="ChrisJC"]

Will it have subtitles?

Chris.

[/quote]

Welsh or Brummie...?
Topic: A Narrow Escape
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/03/2018 06:36:25   Subject: A Narrow Escape
[quote="Roy Morton"]

Narrow Escape, - Caution to Sinkers -

[/quote]

Duly noted by THIS sinker :thumbup:
Topic: Wonky torch seeks new home
sinker

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 19/03/2018 19:38:05   Subject: Wonky torch seeks new home
[quote="legendrider"][quote="sinker"]Blimey, they still exist!
Only now they are telling everyone to "Live Fat" :o

http://daeyung.bigcartel.com/category/kit

:lol: :lol: :lol
Topic: Wonky torch seeks new home
sinker

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 19/03/2018 16:27:19   Subject: Wonky torch seeks new home
[quote="RAMPAGE"]Ahhhh, they sell a Notorious Explorer Kit.

http://daeyung.bigcartel.com/product/notorious-explorer

The young lady there has no cycle helmet. tut tut.[/quote]
Topic: Wonky torch seeks new home
sinker

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 19/03/2018 15:57:05   Subject: Wonky torch seeks new home
[quote="royfellows"][quote="sinker"][quote="royfellows"]There was a brand of Li Ion battery called "LetterFire", no wonder Royal Mail wont ship them.
:lol:[/quote]

Haha nice one, made
Topic: Wonky torch seeks new home
sinker

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 19/03/2018 14:04:12   Subject: Wonky torch seeks new home
[quote="RAMPAGE"][quote="sinker"][quote="royfellows"]There was a brand of Li Ion battery called "LetterFire", no wonder Royal Mail wont ship them.
:lol:[/quote]

Haha nice one, made my
Topic: Wonky torch seeks new home
sinker

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 19/03/2018 13:32:36   Subject: Wonky torch seeks new home
[quote="royfellows"]There was a brand of Li Ion battery called "LetterFire", no wonder Royal Mail wont ship them.
:lol:[/quote]

Haha nice one, made my day that!

Going slight
Topic: Communicating in shafts
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/03/2018 18:49:40   Subject: Communicating in shafts
[quote="Morlock"]What's the problem with a long hose and two funnels?;D[/quote]

Yeah. two road cones and some 2" wire armoured pump hose! :lol:
Topic: Communicating in shafts
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/03/2018 09:46:07   Subject: Communicating in shafts

I have two pairs of these:

https://www.pmctelecom.co.uk/two-way-radios/licensed-radios-long-range/mitex-general-uhf-twin-pack-pk2-two-way-radio?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIgLXq-sPw2QIVcjPTCh3mO
Topic: Hello and where is my post?
sinker

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 14/03/2018 19:26:13   Subject: Hello and where is my post?
This happens now and again....as Roy says just click "back" and the re submit. Works every time ??

PS welcome to AditNow :thumbsup:
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
sinker

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 05/03/2018 14:33:30   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
[quote="royfellows"]

I think I prefer my karate and aikido.
:lol:

[/quote]

Faster than the speed of light?? ;)
Topic: Subterranean-Snowdon race
sinker

Forum: Events   Posted: 28/02/2018 08:24:30   Subject: Subterranean-Snowdon race
[quote="TwllMawr"][quote="sinker"]

"Prince of Wales" across from Pete's Eats? YAAAAYYY! :thumbsup:[/quote]

:o:o;(;(:surrender:[/quote]

Finest pub in North Wales that ;
Topic: Subterranean-Snowdon race
sinker

Forum: Events   Posted: 27/02/2018 18:46:53   Subject: Subterranean-Snowdon race
[quote="50shadesofgreen"]

Has the night life improved there recently?

[/quote]

"Prince of Wales" across from Pete's Eats? YAAAAYYY! :thumbsup:
Topic: Subterranean-Snowdon race
sinker

Forum: Events   Posted: 26/02/2018 13:47:46   Subject: Subterranean-Snowdon race
[quote="RAMPAGE"]

Personally if I was paying 200 quid to be taken somewhere I'd want to know where they were taking me.

[/quote]

Why don't sign up and see what they sa
Topic: Parys 250
sinker

Forum: Events   Posted: 26/02/2018 11:35:10   Subject: Parys 250
Excellent Clive and all at PUG. Should be a good weekend although unfortunately I am working so won't be able to attend Friday night or Saturday but would like to make it for the Sunday afternoon, wea
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 22nd of February
sinker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/02/2018 13:34:34   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 22nd of February

Hi Guys. I'd love to come along but usual issue of "Thursday Afternoon Contract Review Meeting" means I probably won't leave site until 17.45 ish. Too late sorry :(
I start a new site on th
Topic: Landjoff oversuit.
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/02/2018 10:31:12   Subject: Landjoff oversuit.
[quote="Tamarmole"]

I particularly like the braces.....

.....the Velcro cuff fasteners which always seem to get clogged with mud.

9/10 :thumbsup:

[/quote]
Topic: Deep sea mining
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/02/2018 16:57:55   Subject: Deep sea mining
[quote="legendrider"]

Did it look suspiciously like the [i]Glomar Explorer[/i]???!! ;)[/quote]

Only insofaras it had a derrick, moon pool and a VERY long schnozzle! ;)

Topic: Deep sea mining
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/02/2018 14:05:57   Subject: Deep sea mining
[quote="legendrider"]

I remember a hypothetical nodule-suction device being described and illustrated.

[/quote]

Did it look suspiciously like the [i]Glomar Explorer[/i
Topic: Deep sea mining
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/02/2018 11:07:28   Subject: Deep sea mining
[quote="royfellows"]Worth a look.
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/resources/idt-sh/deep_sea_mining[/quote]

I remember reading about all this when I was a kid in the late 70s. Amazing.
A
Topic: Earthquake?
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/02/2018 15:01:16   Subject: Earthquake?
There's a small earthquake going on in the Bangor area today too. I've been on the jackhammer since 9.30. Never felt a thing....::)
Topic: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/02/2018 16:55:39   Subject: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
Further South, but still in Ireland?
Topic: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/02/2018 11:42:00   Subject: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
[quote="ChrisJC"][quote="ChrisJC"]That is the lead mine on Moelwyn, just past the Ffestiniog Power Station. I'll look up the name.
[/quote]

My notes just say "Moelwyn Zinc"

Topic: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/02/2018 23:10:20   Subject: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
[quote="skimble"]
I know, but I'll let someone else have a go this time. :)
[/quote]

;)

Topic: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/02/2018 22:27:04   Subject: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
Not at all Jim, more the merrier :thumbup:

So since Simon has delegated this to me, how's about this one?

[link]114233[linkphoto]114233[/linkphoto][/link]

A bit obscur
Topic: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/02/2018 20:09:01   Subject: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.

SimonRL....your turn to choose the next mystery location! :thumbup:

Topic: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/02/2018 20:53:05   Subject: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
[quote="skimble"]

I suspect that Sinker knew as well, but since he didn't name the quarry it's your turn.

[/quote]

I thought it may have been Hafod y Llan which is onl
Topic: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/02/2018 14:22:18   Subject: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
[quote="skimble"]

[quote="sinker"]Rhosydd?[/quote]

No, but you're in the right part of the UK.

[/quote]

I have it narrowed down to 3 but I don't want to win
Topic: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/02/2018 14:12:49   Subject: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
Rhosydd?
Topic: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/02/2018 19:43:07   Subject: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
Cheat! :lol:
Topic: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/02/2018 18:47:23   Subject: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
I've been thinking of this for a while but never got around to it. Nice one Mike! :thumbup:

I have no idea though....
all I could think of was "right click", "properties" but not even
Topic: Project Incline
sinker

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 05/02/2018 08:35:49   Subject: Project Incline
[quote="RAMPAGE"]

......practicing his pose for when they carve a statue of him.

[/quote]

Perhaps with the initials "JC" he is looking skyward for some heavenly interv
Topic: Miners trapped after power cut.
sinker

Forum: South Africa   Posted: 03/02/2018 10:50:02   Subject: Miners trapped after power cut.
[quote="wheldale"]

....had the odd burst now and again.

[/quote]

Wall bursts, on a much slower and less violent scale, in Welsh slate mines. Oakley / Cwm DE Floor spri
Topic: Submersible pump repair
sinker

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 31/01/2018 20:35:20   Subject: Submersible pump repair
[quote="Lister"]:lol::lol::lol::o
I was thinking oh this is an interesting thread until I read my replies from 2011 :o[/quote]

That's good coming from you Andy LOLOLOLOLOL :lol: :lol:
Topic: New Underwater Mine Drone
sinker

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 23/01/2018 16:15:50   Subject: New Underwater Mine Drone

Ahem...

[link]97729[linkphoto]97729[/linkphoto][/link]

:lol:
Topic: Rhosydd Slate Quarry
sinker

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 22/01/2018 10:31:53   Subject: Rhosydd Slate Quarry
[quote="james1"]

the latest copy of the Rhosydd book. It was hard bound in red cloth with a colour photo on the cover.

[/quote]

Erm...? :blink:
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
sinker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/01/2018 14:23:35   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
[quote="Willy Eckerslyke"][quote="JohnnearCfon"]"No", she said. "My name is Viv and I work at Aldi".......[/quote]

:lol:

Reminds me of the chap they all called Wil Tibet. When th
Topic: Rhosydd Slate Quarry
sinker

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 20/01/2018 17:01:29   Subject: Rhosydd Slate Quarry
Arrived this afternoon. Thanks to all involved. :thumbup:
Topic: Rhosydd Slate Quarry
sinker

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 20/01/2018 11:35:24   Subject: Rhosydd Slate Quarry
[quote="james1"]Bit of a joke. A bloke in Cwmparc is offering this book at £10.00 post free.[/quote]

:lol: :lol: :lol:
That has to be Tony Oldham! Bit of a d1ckh3ad. He Sells photoco
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