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Topic: Morwellham Quay.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/01/2008 13:52:20   Subject: Morwellham Quay.
I have just received a very prompt reply from the person behind this site. I have to take it at its face value, and feel it wrong to jump to any conclusions with regard to associating these people wit
Topic: Morwellham Quay.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/01/2008 11:50:58   Subject: Morwellham Quay.
Please be advised that I have just sent the following to this website:

Hello

My name is Roy Fellows and I run the website mineexplorer.com

For the benefit of my site v
Topic: Morwellham Quay.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/01/2008 15:45:35   Subject: Morwellham Quay.
[quote="carnkie"]I don't know anythinfg about this
[/quote]

Yes, but I think that I do.
There is unfortunately a background of agro in this area which first came to my notice at
Topic: Snowdonia Access.
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/01/2008 10:47:56   Subject: Snowdonia Access.
I am not sure what this is about?
Is it overground or underground access?
I have never hear of this before, could you please tell us more?
Topic: Parc Mine and the Gwydir Forest - A warning!
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/01/2008 15:43:25   Subject: Parc Mine and the Gwydir Forest - A warning!
I would like to add that Smith Keenan is available at local reference libraries.
And Gwyn, thank you for the input.
If you have some legal training, (if your a barrister, please accept my ap
Topic: Parc Mine and the Gwydir Forest - A warning!
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/01/2008 18:17:24   Subject: Parc Mine and the Gwydir Forest - A warning!
To the best of my knowledge civil liability in this country is covered by the Torts Acts of I believe 1888 or thereabouts and there is an underlying principle of there being no liability without negli
Topic: Books from Moore Books
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 09/01/2008 16:20:09   Subject: Books from Moore Books
[quote="simonrl"]The site doesn't make any money from this, it's just another service[/quote]

I dont think that Mike Moore Books makes any money from this either!
From talking to him.
Topic: Mining for Metals in Wales, FJ North 1962
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/01/2008 12:43:06   Subject: Mining for Metals in Wales, FJ North 1962
[quote="sparty_lea"]I'm quite happy to upload copies of original documents, and old newspapers, old postcards etc. I think bits of out of print books are probably reasonable though I dont think I'd d
Topic: Melin Llyn Y Pair User Album (album)
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/01/2008 10:53:17   Subject: Melin Llyn Y Pair User Album (album)
I am not sure about the exact situation.
If you really want to know, post the question on Miles's site for attention of Simon H.
Simon Hughes posts on there and he will know.
Failing th
Topic: Mining for Metals in Wales, FJ North 1962
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/01/2008 10:38:57   Subject: Mining for Metals in Wales, FJ North 1962
As far as copyrite goes, I possibly stick my neck out slightly, but would remove anything I upload is asked by the author or publisher. All of the volumes that I have uploaded are all now out of print
Topic: Rotherhope Fell Mine
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 08/01/2008 20:57:54   Subject: Rotherhope Fell Mine
Mr Mike
Are you going to try and pull some copies of these.
I dont mind putting effort into something, I expect everyone will believe that, but I live in Walsall.
Topic: Rotherhope Fell Mine
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 08/01/2008 16:53:31   Subject: Rotherhope Fell Mine
Imitation is the highest form of flattery.
There are 3 mine explorer websites, the public one, the northern one, and the one run by a grumpy old fosil.
Topic: Melin Llyn Y Pair User Album (album)
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/01/2008 15:38:00   Subject: Melin Llyn Y Pair User Album (album)
Yes you are correct. The generator building was in use as a sort of garage and last time I looked had been renovated and was up for sale. The deep adit is open to a fall at engine shaft which is block
Topic: Rotherhope Fell Mine
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 08/01/2008 15:29:41   Subject: Rotherhope Fell Mine
Mr Frank Shepheard who now owns this mine has been so kind as to allow a trip into the Blackburn Level this coming easter. We have a bi annual field meet there organised by the famous 'Mole'.
He
Topic: Technical Document(s)
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/01/2008 15:06:22   Subject: Technical Document(s)
Sorry, I have found the new General Interest but am unable to see what I do to upload a document to it?
Topic: Technical Document(s)
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/01/2008 13:46:01   Subject: Technical Document(s)
Was it my "General Interest"
I have digitalised "Mining for Metals in Wales" 1962 ready to upload.
Topic: Bring back Nimrod
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/01/2008 16:33:51   Subject: Bring back Nimrod
This is more confusing than VAT, or some of the software that I write.
Topic: Issues
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 04/01/2008 12:28:25   Subject: Issues
9 seconds here as well with my customers new dual core, which I have to add was not logged in. My own Internet computer which is an old 2.2, ok, it does the job, took about 14 seconds, and the vertica
Topic: Issues
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 04/01/2008 10:50:27   Subject: Issues
"I'll probably split it into an 'all mines a-z' which will vastly reduce the size of the pages."

Thats what Miles has done on his site, good thinking.
Note my edit to last post, it app
Topic: Issues
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 04/01/2008 10:38:59   Subject: Issues
I have just visited the site from a different computer, a brand new dual core built for a customer and it is the same. I just wanted to confirm that the problem was not my own Internet computer.
Topic: Issues
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 03/01/2008 21:55:50   Subject: Issues
What I am saying is that the complete list should just be hitting the server for name of mine, mineral type etc, which is unfiltered data. In other words, there are no code scripts running, except the
Topic: Issues
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 03/01/2008 21:00:07   Subject: Issues
Isn't that what I am saying in my first post?
Topic: Issues
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 03/01/2008 20:48:19   Subject: Issues
Sorry, no your wrong on the basis of simple logic
"This list" means the filtered list, that is, that the filtered list will take longerr to load. By virtue of the various scripts having to proces
Topic: Issues
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 03/01/2008 19:52:11   Subject: Issues
Sorry, found another one.
A mine that does not appear on the complete list does not update the "recently updated albums" list on the home page.
The complete list of mines appears noticably s
Topic: Issues
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 03/01/2008 18:13:24   Subject: Issues
"Roy, is this Frongoch issue between Frongoch and Fron-goch?"

No Simon, I had spelled them both the same, it was both down to me. Its just that I was confused that it was missing from the l
Topic: Issues
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 03/01/2008 17:17:39   Subject: Issues
#1 Some mines do not show in the complete mine list which is leading to duplication. Example Frongoch. I wanted to upload some pics but could not find it in the mine list although I was sure I had cre
Topic: Mount Wellington Tin Mine
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 03/01/2008 11:32:14   Subject: Mount Wellington Tin Mine
I have deleted the Mount Wellington mine plan as Roy Morton from whom it came has advised me that he is going to upload a better copy.
Topic: Large number of SW mines added
royfellows

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 01/01/2008 18:46:05   Subject: Large number of SW mines added
Your right!
Its weird
RF
Topic: Happy New Year
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/01/2008 11:44:43   Subject: Happy New Year
Happy new year all from RF.
I made some hints in my postings on the websites re Sunday last, but sorry, nothing to report yet.
There could still be something good for the new year from me th
Topic: Film cameras underground
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 01/01/2008 11:38:29   Subject: Film cameras underground
I always used an Olympus OM1 with a variety of flashes usually connected to the camera FP socket with a made up lead. I would set the self timer so as to be able to include myself in the frame, as wit
Topic: Lead mining at Llangynog
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/12/2007 11:23:15   Subject: Lead mining at Llangynog
"Old metal Mines of Mid Wales No 5" Ther pound House, By David Bick. Try Mike Moore Books
Topic: Exploration highlights 2007
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/12/2007 19:32:24   Subject: Exploration highlights 2007
You will have to watch the space as the saying goes.
2 1/2 years of working almost every Sunday, I am becoming unglued at the seams.
Advise Monday
Romeo Foxtrot over and out
Topic: Ringing Rake and Masson Sough Lead Mine
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 26/12/2007 21:01:04   Subject: Ringing Rake and Masson Sough Lead Mine
Hi Gang
I have just uploaded a pdf version of the PDMHS bulletin on these soughs (drainage levels) and the mines on Masson Hill. It now out of print and makes interesting reading, including surve
Topic: Cwmystwyth Lead Mine
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 26/12/2007 18:00:54   Subject: Cwmystwyth Lead Mine
Yes, this is one of the dangers with the Crown Estates damn grills. Most mines can be entered at the top, Cwmystwyth is no exception. You can get in Graig Fawr at the top and work your way down to eme
Topic: Christmas
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/12/2007 10:26:37   Subject: Christmas
Merry Christmas to everyone from RF

There may be something good for the new year
Topic: Ringing Rake and Masson Sough User Album (album)
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 25/12/2007 10:24:35   Subject: Ringing Rake and Masson Sough User Album (album)
I was deliberately vague about this for obvious reasons. I have heard of people becoming stuck. The squeeze through to the overseer carving is also bad, as you can see from the account in "darkplaces"
Topic: crystals in UK
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/12/2007 16:21:33   Subject: crystals in UK
I have been reading the posts here with some disbelief, so feel it appropriate to 'stick my oar in'.
I have heard tails, many which I know to be true, of fisticuffs on the Caldbecks, telephone de
Topic: Dudley Mine Canals
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 20/12/2007 19:41:52   Subject: Dudley Mine Canals
The very first idea that comes into my head is to contact Steve directly. I have no contact details but I know that he is an amicable person and also a member of Shropshire Caving and Mining Club. Go
Topic: Devon and Cornwall mine data base
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/12/2007 18:24:46   Subject: Devon and Cornwall mine data base
Sounds like you are doing OK on your own Tin Miner and I commend your effort.

The reason I asked about the format is that I have something that I developed some years ago for the West Cumbr
Topic: Devon and Cornwall mine data base
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/12/2007 09:58:17   Subject: Devon and Cornwall mine data base
What format are you developing in Tin Miner?
Topic: Seven sisters limestone mine-Dudley
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 14/12/2007 15:48:37   Subject: Seven sisters limestone mine-Dudley
Sorry me again, I have just picked this up.

"According to the Times today, the Sustrans bid was assisted by questionable practices.... it seems it was possible to vote from multiple phone l
Topic: Seven sisters limestone mine-Dudley
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 14/12/2007 15:46:50   Subject: Seven sisters limestone mine-Dudley
"my dad was involved in surveying the mines in the 60's for the local firebrigade, so they had something to work from if they ever needed to carry out a rescue operation down the mines, he even talks
Topic: Seven sisters limestone mine-Dudley
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 13/12/2007 13:58:22   Subject: Seven sisters limestone mine-Dudley
I doubt that anyone who uses this site appreciate just how well organised associations such as Sustrans are when it comes to generating 'public opinion', and the degree of orchestration is unbelievabl
Topic: Oldham DL-16 LED lamp
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 11/12/2007 20:17:44   Subject: Oldham DL-16 LED lamp
Actually, I have been looking at my retro and wondering if I could get a sort of reflector surround into to capture a bit more light in the right direction. It was only a thought, I mean if something
Topic: Oldham DL-16 LED lamp
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 11/12/2007 16:37:45   Subject: Oldham DL-16 LED lamp
I will be at Cwmorthin next timbering meet with my Retro2, its latest with twin P4s and I did a write up on my www.mineexplorer.com
Topic: Oldham DL-16 LED lamp
royfellows

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 10/12/2007 17:29:07   Subject: Oldham DL-16 LED lamp
Don't forget the Retro2, its cheapest solution on the market for any owner of a good standard Oldham, and possibly biggest light output at 200 lumens
Topic: Seven sisters limestone mine-Dudley
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 10/12/2007 10:41:17   Subject: Seven sisters limestone mine-Dudley
I am sorry but I know nothing of the material used to fill in the Seven Sisters, it was however reported in newspapers as you say. Other caverns were filled in permanantly with a special concrete mixt
Topic: Seven sisters limestone mine-Dudley
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 07/12/2007 18:35:37   Subject: Seven sisters limestone mine-Dudley
The boat trip is to Singer Cavern where there are mannequin figures of quarrymen, or at least there were when I took the trip. The whole complex on Castle Hill is logically named Castle Hill Mine. The
Topic: Seven sisters limestone mine-Dudley
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 07/12/2007 15:36:30   Subject: Seven sisters limestone mine-Dudley
Its a difficult one as they are all fairly close together, the main sites being #1 Castle Hill, including Singer Cavern, Dark or 144 or Murchisons Cavern , Mudhole Cavern, Bearpit, and some other. #2
Topic: Seven sisters limestone mine-Dudley
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 05/12/2007 21:08:57   Subject: Seven sisters limestone mine-Dudley
I have just looked at your pics. There were also some in the the "Express and Star". It certainly is a place and I sincerely hope it gets the funding. Authority needs to make amends, see my comments o
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