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Topic: The good old days
royfellows

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 29/04/2008 20:51:42   Subject: The good old days
[quote="jr48"]In old prisons the use of the treadmill was limited to what was considered a 'humane' number of revolutions. The total number of steps prisoners took was often well short of the steps ta
Topic: Horse Crag (Tilberthwaite Deep) Level
royfellows

Forum: North West England   Posted: 25/04/2008 21:09:38   Subject: Horse Crag (Tilberthwaite Deep) Level
Just uploaded a CAT survey, look under "Tilberthwaite Mine", always willing to help. Getting late, Romeo Foxtrot over and out.
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/04/2008 14:18:45   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
Well, there is my charm, humour, mature good looks, and of course my SBS Triple Diving Badge.
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/04/2008 07:53:52   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
[quote="Colonel Mustard"]3 women: one engaged, one a mistress, and one married, are chatting
about their relationships and decide to amaze their men....that night
all three will wear a leath
Topic: collapse in Smallcleugh
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 15/04/2008 18:27:38   Subject: collapse in Smallcleugh
Why dont you get in touch with CAT, say Sheila Barker or someone?
Topic: St Just mining area, geological survey map 1908
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 02/04/2008 19:19:26   Subject: St Just mining area, geological survey map 1908
Hi Gang
I have just uploaded this and its one not to miss, so attention Carnkie, RM, TM etc. Its possibly the only one in existence.
I originally purchased it from an old chap I knew only as
Topic: Gadgets to be seen with
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 28/03/2008 16:32:29   Subject: Gadgets to be seen with
[quote="Heb"][quote]What's that you say?
Too pedestrian?
Then how about his and hers mobile phones?
Finished in Teak with Leather Strapping...OOOH! Suit You Sir![/quote]

Talk
Topic: Camera tweaks
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 27/03/2008 10:16:39   Subject: Camera tweaks
[/quote]


Roy, ref manual setting, on mine you can set manual (aperture and speed) and leave the auto focus on, can't you do the same with the S9500? You also have multiple exposure fe
Topic: Camera tweaks
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 26/03/2008 19:45:33   Subject: Camera tweaks
I was up at Nenthead Easter and tried to photograph some of the big flats with my Fujifilm S9500. I have been swearing by this camera but ended up swearing at it, basically, it just won’t do what it s
Topic: WPS files.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/03/2008 21:41:06   Subject: WPS files.
Many thanks for your help, but I know about all this.
Keep it coming in, please, we may hit the jackpot yet.
Topic: Morwellham Quay.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/03/2008 21:18:43   Subject: Morwellham Quay.
Many thanks
I did a search using easily.co.uk and result was pasted in, so not my error.
Your comments are very revealing.
Topic: Morwellham Quay.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/03/2008 21:04:33   Subject: Morwellham Quay.
I think its interesting stuff.
Old chinese proverb "May you live in interesting times"

Anyway, look

easily domain search > morwellhamquay.co.uk The external Whois server i
Topic: Morwellham Quay.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/03/2008 19:54:01   Subject: Morwellham Quay.
[quote="Garcia"]

The website seems to have gone now anyway and is replaced by the MQ site so perhaps all has been resolved amicably - just how we like it eh?
[/quote]

Can so
Topic: Anyone we know?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/03/2008 19:09:27   Subject: Anyone we know?
[quote="Jasonbirder"][quote="royfellows"]There is a cave somewhere where about 15 people have been killed over the years by drowning.
If someone sprains an ankle in a disused mine the grill and g
Topic: WPS files.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/03/2008 15:04:46   Subject: WPS files.
[quote="carnkie"]Thanks for making the effort Roy. As far as I know it was a works file originally but will confirm later. Yes the file is recent and does contain quite a few photos. This is the file
Topic: WPS files.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/03/2008 13:28:28   Subject: WPS files.
[quote="Penrhynman"]It might be worth trying to open it in Word by, in the Open window, clicking on the Files of Type arrow to list the file type options. Somewhere in the list is Recover Text From An
Topic: WPS files.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/03/2008 08:24:26   Subject: WPS files.
[quote="carnkie"]It's 13.6mb Roy is that okay? Actually I don't have your e-mail address either. Cheers

Malcolm[/quote]

roy@iriscom.co.uk
The file size is no problem as I am
Topic: WPS files.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/03/2008 20:08:22   Subject: WPS files.
It is quite logical and correct to say that most things in IT are backwards compatible but not forward compatible.
It’s possible that the file could relate to a later version of MS Works than the
Topic: WPS files.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/03/2008 18:32:22   Subject: WPS files.
Copy to a machine that has MS Works installed, and use the "Save As" to save as a Word Document. machine may have to have Word installed.
MS Works is old software now, I believe the last version
Topic: Anyone we know?
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/03/2008 09:40:33   Subject: Anyone we know?
There is a cave somewhere where about 15 people have been killed over the years by drowning.
If someone sprains an ankle in a disused mine the grill and gate crowd come out in full chorus.
T
Topic: Help
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/03/2008 16:10:52   Subject: Help
Look you lot
Why dont you scan to jpg, create a Microsoft Word document, type in what text you want to include, or as alternative, scan and OCR to Word your text from the original, insert your im
Topic: Rotherhope Fell Mine
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 10/03/2008 13:45:45   Subject: Rotherhope Fell Mine
There is virtuall an all day meet scheduled for Easter Monday courtesy of the landowner Mr Frank Shepheard.
I have posted this before, but if anyone should want to turn up, can you please PM me.<
Topic: Whiteheaps Fluorite Mine
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 07/03/2008 20:51:55   Subject: Whiteheaps Fluorite Mine
Been ages but I will give it a go.
Memory serving me correct I did it with my old mate "Heb" and his charming ladyfriend "KC", she will like the "charming" bit if she reads it.

Anyway,
Topic: UG camara reviews
royfellows

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 05/03/2008 19:08:08   Subject: UG camara reviews
Fujifilm S9500 about £240 now from dabs.com
Dropped on rocks and has the scars to prove it, water has been dripping on it, and its still going.
High impact plastic body, same material as Sty
Topic: Swap Shop !
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 04/03/2008 15:20:49   Subject: Swap Shop !
[quote="Colonel Mustard"]This is a long shot, I know but I am looking for a copy of 'British Mining No.36 - The Kelton & Knockmurton Iron Mine.

In return I can offer cash .... or :

Topic: Talybont: Warning
royfellows

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 04/03/2008 10:18:06   Subject: Talybont: Warning
I feel obliged to post a warning about what is likely to be earthquake damage in the Talybont deep adit.

I therefore have to say this to make my point: DANGER OF DEATH.

Unfortuna
Topic: PDMHS Back Issues
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/02/2008 09:55:22   Subject: PDMHS Back Issues
Hi Gang
This is just to make everyone aware that back issues of the Peak District Mines Historical Society bulletis are available for download from their website at http://www.pdmhs.com/backissue
Topic: Double standards?
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 01/02/2008 10:36:28   Subject: Double standards?
Double Standards?
As reported in the Cambrian caving Council newsletter:

CCW Installation at Clogwyn
Countryside Council for Wales (CCW) have installed 3 pairs of eye bolts, some
Topic: Books for sale
royfellows

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 28/01/2008 21:03:53   Subject: Books for sale
This is a rare bargain, its actually hardback and very well produced.
Topic: Stamps (not you, Gibbons!)
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 28/01/2008 21:01:37   Subject: Stamps (not you, Gibbons!)
The picture is of Colin Wills tin works at Blue Hills, near St Agnes. Well worth the visit.
Topic: Rampgill into Coalcleugh
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 28/01/2008 16:08:00   Subject: Rampgill into Coalcleugh
[quote="sparty_lea"]If you want to go on past the horse gin better think thin too .... that second barrel has squeezed a bit in the last year or two.

Or maybe its my expanding waistline :lo
Topic: Morwellham Quay.
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/01/2008 15:52:32   Subject: Morwellham Quay.
Actually, thinking about it, the "mismanagement" bit may well ring true in as much as how they (morwellham) manged to leave other "morwellhamquay" domains free and up for grabs when all it costs to re
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
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