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Topic: Lithium Ion Batteries, what cavers need to know.
SimonRL

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 05/01/2021 19:42:11   Subject: Lithium Ion Batteries, what cavers need to know.
PDFs not specific to a mine can be uploaded to personal files Roy, just click on 'Personal Files' under 'My AditNow'.
Topic: North Wales Slate Quarry anagrams
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/12/2020 22:43:03   Subject: North Wales Slate Quarry anagrams
22: Bryn Hafod y Wern
Topic: North Wales Slate Quarry anagrams
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/12/2020 22:27:38   Subject: North Wales Slate Quarry anagrams
2. Alexandra
6. Aberllefenni
Topic: Mine Anagrams - Alston Moor
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/12/2020 16:55:11   Subject: Mine Anagrams - Alston Moor
[quote="skimble"]10 - Black Ashgill Flank

1 is [i]almost[/i] Roaring Spring Water. Can I change a letter? :confused:[/quote]

I'd spotted that too :lol: Can we swap an a for an o
Topic: Mine Anagrams - Alston Moor
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/12/2020 12:38:07   Subject: Mine Anagrams - Alston Moor
A few for starters :thumbup:

1:
2:
3: Smallcleugh
4: Brownley Hill
5: Nentsberry Haggs
6:
7:
8: Caplecleugh High
9:
10:
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/12/2020 22:33:32   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
[quote="UK Abandoned Mine Explores"]I've seen behind the scenes at some of these large channels that pretend to be chavvy and idiots, they are basically marketing people and are very different in real
Topic: Hobbits, Ladders & Tunnels
SimonRL

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/12/2020 12:55:29   Subject: Hobbits, Ladders & Tunnels
[quote="TwllMawr"]All credit to Ian Lloyd-Jones for the video and description. Fairness deserves a like on Youtube from each of us who thought it useful (we whinge enough about others). Also a + for D
Topic: Hobbits, Ladders & Tunnels
SimonRL

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 11/12/2020 17:56:50   Subject: Hobbits, Ladders & Tunnels
[quote="danswift"]:lol:[quote="cantclimbtom"]Sorry to bump a quite old thread, but did anyone try this? It's sitting on my "to do" list, not that much on it is getting done at this moment.
My qu
Topic: Hobbits, Ladders & Tunnels
SimonRL

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 11/12/2020 17:39:29   Subject: Hobbits, Ladders & Tunnels
Just spent a happy half hour working out the route taken from the video - and then spotted the OP posted a link to another UKC thread with a description :lol: :lol:

This is an interesting
Topic: CRTT
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/12/2020 15:28:35   Subject: CRTT
[quote="ChrisJC"][quote="SimonRL"]There was a write-up in Climber magazine from somewhere between 1989 to 1991 of a very early documented trip. I uploaded some scans of this years back:

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Topic: CRTT
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/12/2020 14:38:42   Subject: CRTT
I first did the CRTT in 2007,and the water level hasn't changed in Croesor since then.
Topic: CRTT
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/12/2020 20:24:27   Subject: CRTT
Take a look at the archive folder of Croesor photos, uploaded mostly by GrahamI:

https://www.aditnow.co.uk/Album/Historic-Photographs-Of-Croesor_2109/

1978 photo by GrahamI:
Topic: Muscles in a mine.
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/12/2020 18:28:00   Subject: Muscles in a mine.
A friend did some research into them about 9 years ago (why is everything 9 years ago today?). She had a slice taken and examined under an electron microscope. All too clever for me but the image was
Topic: Protected River Lugg 'bulldozed' in 'wildlife crime'
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/12/2020 15:43:22   Subject: Protected River Lugg 'bulldozed' in 'wildlife crime'
[quote="ttxela"]Our village badly needs a bypass but I suspect if the local farmer had a bash at it himself without permission there might be issues...[/quote]

It's been done ;)

Topic: CRTT
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/12/2020 22:25:30   Subject: CRTT
[quote="Monty Stubble"]Here's one of the Bridges.

[link]121860[linkphoto]121860[/linkphoto][/link]
[/quote]

Brill, thanks :thumbup:

That looks like the one over A
Topic: CRTT
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/12/2020 15:59:15   Subject: CRTT
Cheers for uploading those images Monty :thumbup:

Does anybody have the originals of the images from the CATMHS newsletter writeup? Would really like to see those bridges in all their intac
Topic: CRTT
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/12/2020 12:16:29   Subject: CRTT
There was a write-up in Climber magazine from somewhere between 1989 to 1991 of a very early documented trip. I uploaded some scans of this years back:

https://www.aditnow.co.uk/documents/C
Topic: Adding new sites
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/12/2020 21:54:47   Subject: Adding new sites
That worked :thumbup:
Topic: Adding new sites
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/12/2020 19:44:03   Subject: Adding new sites
Hi DaveM

Unfortunately it looks like it didn't add, did you get the "thank you" confirmation page?
Topic: Calling COMRU
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/11/2020 15:38:03   Subject: Calling COMRU
Thanks all, contact made, money sent to COMRU now. 2020 calendar proceeds finally all distributed!

No longer "resting in my account" :lol:
Topic: Calling COMRU
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/11/2020 21:50:13   Subject: Calling COMRU
If anybody from COMRU is reading this would you please contact me on info@aditnow.co.uk to arrange getting your share of the proceeds of the 2020 calendar paid to you.

I've had five or six
Topic: Clogau
SimonRL

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 29/11/2020 20:09:49   Subject: Clogau
No such feature exists, sorry.
Topic: 2021 Calendar
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/11/2020 20:08:35   Subject: 2021 Calendar
No 2021 calendar, sorry.

Will be back in 2022.
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/11/2020 11:33:36   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
Thanks Alex.

Let's draw a line under that one please folks. Not interested in seeing this site used for witch hunts.
Topic: Help - notification settings
SimonRL

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 25/11/2020 11:12:39   Subject: Help - notification settings
No worries. Plus, when you post a new thread just untick the 'notify me' box under where you type the message. I think that still works.
Topic: Help - notification settings
SimonRL

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 25/11/2020 11:09:20   Subject: Help - notification settings
There isn't a notifications settings section to this forum - it's not that sophisticated.

But, in the emails there is a section that says:

If you no longer wish to receive topic
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/11/2020 10:42:19   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
[quote="Down and beyond"]Hello green John might I ask who of this site shows them around , your comment is very interesting, if you would rather pm me feel free to go ahead but I am sure we are all i
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2020 23:06:26   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
A few thoughts on a parody video.

Firstly, who is the audience? Is it the sycophants who follow channels like EWF? Read some of the comments on the videos, you may as well try to hold back
Topic: Glyn Rhonwy 'Earth Centre'
SimonRL

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/06/2020 21:27:05   Subject: Glyn Rhonwy 'Earth Centre'
The collapsed area of roof is the area that is now open, i.e. the big quadrangle in this photo:

[link]790[linkphoto]790[/linkphoto][/link]

Imagine that fully roofed and covered -
Topic: Glyn Rhonwy 'Earth Centre'
SimonRL

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/06/2020 10:03:28   Subject: Glyn Rhonwy 'Earth Centre'
[quote="ChrisJC"]Grumpy old men aside, if money is going to be poured into the project (even grant money), that means spending locally. Creating jobs?, improving the area?, and hey, it might even be a
Topic: Cwmorthin Vandalism
SimonRL

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/05/2020 11:26:18   Subject: Cwmorthin Vandalism
[quote="BertyBasset"]Mind, there are some proper planks about:

https://www.dailypost.co.uk/news/north-wales-news/live-police-stand-surfer-refusing-18253089[/quote]

Saw that one y
Topic: Back underground ????
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/05/2020 18:07:39   Subject: Back underground ????
[quote="PeteJ"]BCA have published some caving advice, which happens to mention mines. I do not think that this advice is helpful.
https://british-caving.org.uk/wiki3/doku.php[/quote]

I
Topic: Cwmorthin Vandalism
SimonRL

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/05/2020 17:24:44   Subject: Cwmorthin Vandalism
As several others have said, authentic, and decided upon after research. The works to the building have secured it for decades to come so should be applauded.

Plenty of evidence of building
Topic: Back underground ????
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/05/2020 09:26:54   Subject: Back underground ????
[quote="legendrider"]
I think you missed a trick there.
You're not the Messiah, you're a very naughty boy! :devil:

MARK[/quote]

:lol::lol:
Topic: Dinorwic Compressors
SimonRL

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/05/2020 11:11:48   Subject: Dinorwic Compressors
Ace, thanks Dave, never seen a photo of it before but have walked past the remains of sections of the line dozens and dozens of time.

From the angle of the view to the quarry I'd have said
Topic: Dinorwic Compressors
SimonRL

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 11/05/2020 18:30:06   Subject: Dinorwic Compressors
Big rectangular concrete monolith? Still there and in use as a mobile phone relay I think? Wandered in a few years ago, and wandered back out pretty much immediately with a headache.
Topic: Back underground ????
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/05/2020 18:00:52   Subject: Back underground ????
[quote="royfellows"][quote="ttxela"]

I'm thinking the trigger will be when cafe's, pubs, B&B's and the like are allowed to re-open that will be more the sign that we can proceed without ups
Topic: Back underground ????
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/05/2020 15:02:23   Subject: Back underground ????
[quote="Tamarmole"]I must admit I am in two minds. At the moment my inclination is to err on the side of caution.

[/quote]

I think I'll be erring on the side of caution when w
Topic: Fisma carbide lamp
SimonRL

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 26/04/2020 10:05:06   Subject: Fisma carbide lamp
And here's the lamp!

[link]120229[linkphoto]120229[/linkphoto][/link]
Topic: Fisma carbide lamp
SimonRL

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 26/04/2020 10:04:51   Subject: Fisma carbide lamp
Hi Down and below

I've fixed the upload problem for you now, the system hadn't created a folder when your account was created. A bug, nothing you did wrong.

And I've moved your p
Topic: Calendar 2020 Profits
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/03/2020 16:43:47   Subject: Calendar 2020 Profits
I've finally found time to total up the profits from the 2020 Calendar - having drawn a line under sales at 111 sales at the end of January.

We sold - 11 copies bringing in a total of £1,97
Topic: Hang out in Cornwall?
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/02/2020 09:48:15   Subject: Hang out in Cornwall?
[quote="sinker"]a complimentary kebab[/quote]

Is that a kebab that tells you that your hair is looking good?

Boom!
Topic: Hang out in Cornwall?
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/02/2020 11:59:40   Subject: Hang out in Cornwall?
Have you tried getting in touch with the Carbis Bay Crew?
Topic: 3W Cree torches in Tesco's
SimonRL

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 17/02/2020 16:03:12   Subject: 3W Cree torches in Tesco's
I think Roy was just trying to help you out.
Topic: 3W Cree torches in Tesco's
SimonRL

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 17/02/2020 15:55:58   Subject: 3W Cree torches in Tesco's
[quote="lozz"]Edit facility has disappeared from my last post....what's going on?

Lozz.[/quote]

An admin must have tidied something up in your post. Once that's been done the pos
Topic: Croesor Rhosydd TT - latest gear/boat situation?
SimonRL

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/02/2020 21:15:01   Subject: Croesor Rhosydd TT - latest gear/boat situation?
[quote="Speedycaver"][quote="derrick man"][quote="JonK"]I am often puzzled why people bother with the boats. I have always worn a wetsuit and a buoyancy aid and swam across. Be warned however I once
Topic: Sten
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/02/2020 19:07:06   Subject: Sten
Did I not send you the upgrade instruction process Roy? I apologise if not, I certainly meant to. I'm not in the UK at the moment but when I'm back I'll dig it out and send it to you.

Topic: Sten
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/02/2020 17:15:05   Subject: Sten
[quote="pwhole"]WTF? I thought all parts had gone, worldwide? I may have to order a spare cable or two then just in case the end that Roy can't convert gets trashed! As that will be mine dead again -
Topic: Sten
SimonRL

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/02/2020 16:54:11   Subject: Sten
Hi Roy

Actually PCB removal is a doddle. At least it is on any Sten with a user-swappable cable. All you need to do is:

- Remove the front bezel ring, polycarb screen and gasket.
Topic: Croesor Rhosydd TT - latest gear/boat situation?
SimonRL

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/01/2020 17:37:59   Subject: Croesor Rhosydd TT - latest gear/boat situation?
Boat, nah! You need a spaceship:

[link]85279[linkphoto]85279[/linkphoto][/link]

Note for ChrisBones69 - no spaceships* were left in the mine

* Nor crocodiles, pirate s
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