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Posts by Pyroninja

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Topic: Pockmuir old mine entry (photo)
Pyroninja

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 03/05/2016 23:24:30   Subject: Pockmuir old mine entry (photo)
Definitely worth a dig but it'd be a hell of a trek with shovels...
Topic: Hello! from Ayrshire
Pyroninja

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 03/05/2016 23:21:57   Subject: Hello! from Ayrshire
Don't think there's really much worth looking at in Ayrshire, nothing suitable for diving. There's Barjarg limestone mine south of Thornhill which has a flooded section, there's a tunnel, presumably f
Topic: Hello! from Ayrshire
Pyroninja

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 03/05/2016 23:11:33   Subject: Hello! from Ayrshire
[quote="Marinecore"]Thanks john . I'll have a look at that from what I've learned locally it was opencasted in the early 80s for a short while and that might have blocked a lot of passaged ? The
Topic: Hello! from Ayrshire
Pyroninja

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 03/05/2016 15:50:02   Subject: Hello! from Ayrshire
Yeah there's still a bunch of us kicking around. Ayrshire sadly doesn't have too much to offer as most of it is a deep mine coalfield and what is available is either very small or flooded. Nice to see
Topic: Catalogue of Eimco rocker shovels in the UK
Pyroninja

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/10/2015 13:06:50   Subject: Catalogue of Eimco rocker shovels in the UK
One was removed from Cononish gold mine, not sure of it's current state.
Topic: Scottish Limestone Mines
Pyroninja

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 20/03/2015 16:58:39   Subject: Scottish Limestone Mines
PM me for details.
Topic: Calendar - Reprint - reserving copies
Pyroninja

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2014 17:49:15   Subject: Calendar - Reprint - reserving copies
Put me down for one!
Topic: Morning! From Glasgow
Pyroninja

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 18/02/2014 14:01:15   Subject: Morning! From Glasgow
Hmm try this

http://www.flickr.com/photos/pyroninja/7577256896/
Topic: Morning! From Glasgow
Pyroninja

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 18/02/2014 11:55:30   Subject: Morning! From Glasgow
Also known as Linn Caves, here's some photos, it's not particularly big.

http://www.aditnow.co.uk/album/Linn-Caves-Limestone-Mine-User-Album/
Topic: Morning! From Glasgow
Pyroninja

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 14/02/2014 09:49:20   Subject: Morning! From Glasgow
Hi Mike,

Unfortunately very little remains of any evidence or mining remains in around Glasgow, most you'll hear about or see is stories of subsidence and that's about it. We do have a fair
Topic: Fordel Day Level
Pyroninja

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 08/01/2014 00:16:15   Subject: Fordel Day Level
Map showing the route of the level.

[img]http://www.aditnow.co.uk/showimage/Personal-Album-11110-Image-92596/?h=677[/img]
Topic: Calendars - proceeds and thanks
Pyroninja

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/12/2013 12:42:26   Subject: Calendars - proceeds and thanks
Received my copy today, looks great!
Topic: Finally joined up :)
Pyroninja

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 21/12/2013 04:23:31   Subject: Finally joined up :)
Ahaha there he is :D
Topic: Calendar 2014 - REPRINT - the I want one thread!
Pyroninja

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/12/2013 20:34:15   Subject: Calendar 2014 - REPRINT - the I want one thread!
Outstanding!
Topic: Calendar 2014 - REPRINT - the I want one thread!
Pyroninja

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/12/2013 20:19:13   Subject: Calendar 2014 - REPRINT - the I want one thread!
I feel I may be too late to the party here but is there any chance of putting my name down for one?
Topic: Cults Limestone Mine - Cupar
Pyroninja

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 20/10/2013 20:01:27   Subject: Cults Limestone Mine - Cupar
I forget just where exactly, could have been brought out with one of the guys on our last trip there but I've seen a plan for Cults and it's vast, a lot of it now no longer accessible due to being und
Topic: 2014 Calendar Preview
Pyroninja

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/10/2013 21:30:37   Subject: 2014 Calendar Preview
Looks great! I think a purchase is most certainly in order!
Topic: Competition Entry - Pyroninja
Pyroninja

Forum: The 2013 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 20/08/2013 18:20:32   Subject: Competition Entry - Pyroninja
Newbigging Limestone Mine - Shaft

[img]http://www.aditnow.co.uk/showimage/Newbigging-Limestone-Mine-User-Album-Image-89208/?h=677[/img]

Birkhill Mine - Roof Supports
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Topic: New to this!
Pyroninja

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 20/08/2013 17:34:08   Subject: New to this!
Ahh another Scottish explorer, we are spread out quite thinly here so always nice to know there's somebody else! Cults is a pretty big mine and has a hellishly complex layout making it easy to get los
Topic: Glasgow University Colliery
Pyroninja

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 05/08/2013 19:40:49   Subject: Glasgow University Colliery
That right there is the way in. You can look through the grille and see a modern access platform with ladders that take you down to the roadway, it's only a 3/4ft drop and you're on the road way itsel
Topic: How do you take your photos underground now?
Pyroninja

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 21/03/2013 01:01:13   Subject: How do you take your photos underground now?
Perhaps I should consider a cheaper alternative...

Canon 5DMkII + 24mm F/1.4

Lit with Fenix TK 35 or Petzl Tikka for softer more even light
Topic: Kaim Copper Mine
Pyroninja

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 05/03/2013 23:16:05   Subject: Kaim Copper Mine
The image shown is of a trial adit at a length of around 2 meters and the second image is Cleeves Cove which is a natural cave. I've got some images of Kaim here:

http://www.flickr.com/phot
Topic: Hello! from Ayrshire
Pyroninja

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 25/01/2013 14:05:10   Subject: Hello! from Ayrshire
The shorter track would have been the wiser option, we opted for the longer track simply to enjoy a long walk and do a recce just to check the state of the mine. By the time we got back to the car aft
Topic: Hello! from Ayrshire
Pyroninja

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 25/01/2013 13:27:35   Subject: Hello! from Ayrshire
[quote="Cuban Bloodhound"]Welcome Pyro.[/quote]

Ahhh Cuban! Seen a few of your shots on here from ages ago but didn't realise you were active.

[quote="moorlandmineral"]There is l
Topic: Hello! from Ayrshire
Pyroninja

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 24/01/2013 19:39:34   Subject: Hello! from Ayrshire
Not really a new member, been lurking on here for a while but I've decided to upload a few images in order to at least contribute something. Based in Ayrshire so slim pickings due to living on a massi
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