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Topic: South Crofty looking for money!
J25GTi

Forum: South West England   Posted: 25/05/2018 12:09:00   Subject: South Crofty looking for money!
[quote="Knocker"]Nomenca are project managing, Siltbuster are providing the plant, not sure about the civils, but there is a hell of a lot of Concrete to go in!
[/quote]

Thanks :thumb
Topic: South Crofty looking for money!
J25GTi

Forum: South West England   Posted: 22/05/2018 14:44:43   Subject: South Crofty looking for money!
That is a shame, who is doing it?
Topic: South Crofty looking for money!
J25GTi

Forum: South West England   Posted: 21/05/2018 19:15:20   Subject: South Crofty looking for money!
Im on for a 3rd on that!

However, If anyone knows who I need to talk to about the tender for the water treatment plant if it happens etc, it would be gratefully received....
Topic: Mine water clean up.
J25GTi

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 06/05/2018 09:44:59   Subject: Mine water clean up.
Not been around for ages so not been on here, but this is interesting, actually now I work for a company who installs filtration, pumping, monitoring etc plants for all kinds of people.

We
Topic: Advice on mine on my land
J25GTi

Forum: South West England   Posted: 24/08/2017 11:18:20   Subject: Advice on mine on my land
:-[[quote="AR"]There's nothing in law [i]per se[/i] that says you can't open an adit on your land unless there are specific covenants/reservations on your deeds that say you can't interfere with anyth
Topic: The Fellows Ladder
J25GTi

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/07/2017 06:55:42   Subject: The Fellows Ladder
[quote="mistericeman"]As a slight aside....

has anyone considered the use of 41x41 slotted Unistrut for ladder use....

Just curious as I use it almost daily and in its h/d form
Topic: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
J25GTi

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 08/05/2017 11:59:39   Subject: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
Right of way
Topic: Most embarassing moment underground....
J25GTi

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/05/2017 15:03:19   Subject: Most embarassing moment underground....
I remember getting horrendously stuck for nearly an hour and a half on a rope 60ft down a shaft....

I had bought a load of new kit including pre tied cows tails etc and a hand jammer loop e
Topic: Mine pumping engines in eighteenth century Cornwall.
J25GTi

Forum: South West England   Posted: 28/04/2017 20:14:23   Subject: Mine pumping engines in eighteenth century Cornwall.
[quote="Tamarmole"]Just a reminder that I will be signing books tomorrow (Saturday) on the Trevithick Society's stand in Basset Road as part of the Trevithick day celebrations.[/quote]


Topic: Chile Mine rescue 2010 - some questions
J25GTi

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/04/2017 20:21:51   Subject: Chile Mine rescue 2010 - some questions
[quote="dwarrowdelf"]Just a point of academic interest really. I go underground whenever i have the chance, never really worried about radon personally. Hanging death and "house of card" slabs have be
Topic: Chile Mine rescue 2010 - some questions
J25GTi

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/04/2017 19:39:57   Subject: Chile Mine rescue 2010 - some questions
[quote="dwarrowdelf"]Even when expertise came in from abroad, there was still no mention of the possibility or otherwise of radon,at least in the sources I found. but to be honest, not a huge amount o
Topic: Mine pumping engines in eighteenth century Cornwall.
J25GTi

Forum: South West England   Posted: 24/04/2017 19:37:04   Subject: Mine pumping engines in eighteenth century Cornwall.
If you need a lift let me know...
Topic: Holme Bank problems - please stay away
J25GTi

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 20/04/2017 19:43:10   Subject: Holme Bank problems - please stay away
:bored:[quote="Paul Marvin"]I was loaned a old booklet by somebody in the row of cottages which had some very interesting reading, which I copied and sent to Joe at the office.

It states in
Topic: Pumping water from deep mines
J25GTi

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/04/2017 09:27:19   Subject: Pumping water from deep mines
Buy RJ Stewarts new book and all shall be explained.....!
Topic: Climax Imperial Rock Drill rebuild
J25GTi

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 08/04/2017 19:45:16   Subject: Climax Imperial Rock Drill rebuild
The piston is heavy enough to warrant 2 men to move it safely....
Topic: Climax Imperial Rock Drill rebuild
J25GTi

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 08/04/2017 18:51:32   Subject: Climax Imperial Rock Drill rebuild
[quote="Morlock"][quote="J25GTi"][quote="Morlock"]Pleasingly solid looking bit of engineering.:)[/quote]

I wouldn't fancy using it underground in darkness.... it is really rather heavy[/quo
Topic: Climax Imperial Rock Drill rebuild
J25GTi

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 06/04/2017 07:44:11   Subject: Climax Imperial Rock Drill rebuild
[quote="Morlock"]Pleasingly solid looking bit of engineering.:)[/quote]

I wouldn't fancy using it underground in darkness.... it is really rather heavy
Topic: Thoughts whilst ascending
J25GTi

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/04/2017 11:33:25   Subject: Thoughts whilst ascending
[quote="4737carlin"]The main thing I think about is not getting my hair caught up in anything i cant get it back out of!! :-[:lol:[/quote]

You're not a real mine explorer until you are worr
Topic: Thoughts whilst ascending
J25GTi

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/03/2017 11:03:24   Subject: Thoughts whilst ascending
Try to avoid stopping..... :thumbup:

I usually have a thought somewhere along the lines of why the he'll am I here and not in the pub like a normal person would be?
Topic: Croesor-Rhosydd rigging
J25GTi

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/03/2017 11:17:13   Subject: Croesor-Rhosydd rigging
That it does....

Off topic but I tried ringing you the other day....
Topic: Croesor-Rhosydd rigging
J25GTi

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/03/2017 10:54:27   Subject: Croesor-Rhosydd rigging
[quote="Bratchley"]Hi guys,

In regards to the through trip, when you were in there what was the condition of the canoe and the pulley on the first zipline?

Cheers![/quote]
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Topic: Climax Imperial Rock Drill rebuild
J25GTi

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 13/03/2017 17:56:00   Subject: Climax Imperial Rock Drill rebuild
[link]110680[linkphoto]110680[/linkphoto][/link]
Topic: Derbyshire Toad
J25GTi

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 12/03/2017 20:51:03   Subject: Derbyshire Toad
There is a 75ft shaft round here that is literally crawling with HUNDREDs of the fuckers.

The problem is the squeeze is also full of them :thumbdown:
Topic: Climax Imperial Rock Drill rebuild
J25GTi

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 10/03/2017 19:16:00   Subject: Climax Imperial Rock Drill rebuild
:lol:[quote="Tamarmole"]Climax project Part 2.

20.2.17

After a false start work started in earnest on the Imperial.

This first session was largely spent drinking beer
Topic: Climax Imperial Rock Drill rebuild
J25GTi

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 10/03/2017 12:20:48   Subject: Climax Imperial Rock Drill rebuild
[quote="Morlock"]Nice bit of kit. What would be the pressure and CFM required to operate it?[/quote]

Who knows! Alot is my guess....

We will be hooking it up to a road compressor
Topic: Great Masson Lead Mine (mine)
J25GTi

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 07/03/2017 10:56:28   Subject: Great Masson Lead Mine (mine)
:curse:[quote="Praada"]Am i correct in thinking that SRT is only need to go down gentlewomans shaft? We then lave the gear at the bottom and travel through to youd's then drive back up to collect the
Topic: Tommorow night
J25GTi

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/03/2017 12:08:30   Subject: Tommorow night
[quote="royfellows"]I WILL CONTINUE TO USE THAT ROUTE WHATEVER.

I am an aggressive fighter who gives not a f.....

I would deal with the dogs first.[/quote

Always have
Topic: Redmoor
J25GTi

Forum: South West England   Posted: 17/02/2017 07:52:57   Subject: Redmoor
Sounds interesting....

Probably more share mining than actual mining again though....
Topic: The Worlds Most Experienced Mine Explorer
J25GTi

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/02/2017 13:55:45   Subject: The Worlds Most Experienced Mine Explorer
[quote="Tamarmole"][quote="J25GTi"][quote="Tamarmole"]Surprised no one has mentioned Mole.[/quote]

I would have mentioned you, but it's your job. So tough luck![/quote]

I'm not b
Topic: The Worlds Most Experienced Mine Explorer
J25GTi

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/02/2017 07:33:18   Subject: The Worlds Most Experienced Mine Explorer
[quote="Tamarmole"]Surprised no one has mentioned Mole.[/quote]

I would have mentioned you, but it's your job. So tough luck!
Topic: Attaching a lamp bracket
J25GTi

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/02/2017 09:46:20   Subject: Attaching a lamp bracket
[quote="B175"][quote="gNick"]If you are putting your helmet to this kind of loading you aren't likely to be worrying about the holes for your light, more about the several tons of rock that are giving
Topic: Prouds Sump: Worn Rope
J25GTi

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/01/2017 15:08:23   Subject: Prouds Sump: Worn Rope
[quote="RAMPAGE"]Well, it never is, to do so knowingly is potentially attempted murder. In this case here though I would think it has been done by accident through thoughtlessness rather than malice.<
Topic: American Death Triangle
J25GTi

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 31/01/2017 08:15:42   Subject: American Death Triangle
Just don't ab down on the wrong side of the pull through :o
Topic: Prouds Sump: Worn Rope
J25GTi

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/01/2017 08:13:15   Subject: Prouds Sump: Worn Rope
To be honest, if you don't want the rope damaged. Do not leave it in situ. Not everyone is as experienced at pull through etc. So it's the risk that is ran by leaving kit in olace.

Persona
Topic: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
J25GTi

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 23/10/2016 08:21:51   Subject: Super torch, biggest lie yet!
I wouldnt say there isnanything wrong with rebranding thrm and selling them for 50 quid either...

Its all about making money and if someone is daft enough to pay it then more fool them. If
Topic: Henry de Ferrers - medieval Lead Mines
J25GTi

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 20/10/2016 21:31:13   Subject: Henry de Ferrers - medieval Lead Mines
Ah yes once you read it aloud it makes sense.... :oops:

I dont doubt there are medievil workings all over the bere peninsula, just the relation to the crown is for the two western most lode
Topic: Henry de Ferrers - medieval Lead Mines
J25GTi

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 20/10/2016 19:14:56   Subject: Henry de Ferrers - medieval Lead Mines
[quote="D.Send"]Hi,
Bere Ferrers had important silver & lead mines which were taken under Royal control. Attempts to reopen them failed when the main lode, which runs under the tamar estuary was
Topic: Henry de Ferrers - medieval Lead Mines
J25GTi

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 20/10/2016 15:52:02   Subject: Henry de Ferrers - medieval Lead Mines
[quote="D.Send"]Hi,
French GRIS means grey, but the GRISON breccia is always dark red-brown. The breccia iron-oxide cement also exist in the from of grit or gravel.
English GREISEN is ponoun
Topic: Cornish Mining Books For Sale
J25GTi

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/10/2016 19:57:17   Subject: Cornish Mining Books For Sale
Payment sent.

As always a pleasure, Tony.

Topic: Cornish Mining Books For Sale
J25GTi

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/10/2016 18:34:00   Subject: Cornish Mining Books For Sale
Ill take them all.
Topic: J25GTi competition entry
J25GTi

Forum: The 2016 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 05/10/2016 20:01:10   Subject: J25GTi competition entry
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Photograph:

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Topic: Calendar 2017 - Proceeds
J25GTi

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/10/2016 17:30:05   Subject: Calendar 2017 - Proceeds
Devon Cave Rescue
Topic: SRT
J25GTi

Forum: South West England   Posted: 09/08/2016 06:36:27   Subject: SRT
Me and a friend might be up for it....... however if you have never done it you will need above ground training first...
Topic: Giant miner puppet takes first steps - Anyone seen it?
J25GTi

Forum: South West England   Posted: 28/07/2016 18:02:08   Subject: Giant miner puppet takes first steps - Anyone seen it?
I think you would say the same no matter what they did though Stu? I agree that more needs doing to the areas as they spent a lot of money to spruce them up to get this status and now they seem to spe
Topic: Pokemon in Box Mine?
J25GTi

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/07/2016 16:04:43   Subject: Pokemon in Box Mine?
[quote="Tamarmole"]Being something of an ageing hippy I like to just sit and watch a good sunset on occasion. Last night the urge came over me so I hopped into the Landy and headed up onto Kit Hill.
Topic: South Terras
J25GTi

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/07/2016 20:33:07   Subject: South Terras
[quote="neutronix"]My original post seems to have stirred things up, and possibly caused upset (hopefully not offence) in some quarters, so maybe I should lay my cards on the table.

You har
Topic: South Terras
J25GTi

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/07/2016 17:34:39   Subject: South Terras
[quote="royfellows"]Thanks.

I wonder if the "M" word could be part of the equation?[/quote]

Min*****
Topic: A1 closed by sinkhole
J25GTi

Forum: North East England   Posted: 26/06/2016 16:06:13   Subject: A1 closed by sinkhole
I have a similar issues.

Why anyone would want to argue with someone in a company van is beyond me? It's blatantly obvious it's not mine and I'm not going to pay for any damage or insuranc
Topic: Camera Tripod found at Smallclough
J25GTi

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/06/2016 06:39:15   Subject: Camera Tripod found at Smallclough
Because it could have been closed or many other reasons. The guy found it and did a good deed. It's up to the owner to sort out getting it back if they want it....

It's a bit cheeky just as
Topic: Devon Great Consols: A Mine of Mines, by R J Stewart
J25GTi

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 22/05/2016 08:21:48   Subject: Devon Great Consols: A Mine of Mines, by R J Stewart
If anyone has a spare sleeve going that would be good as mine had a bit of an accident. It did it's job of protecting the book very well though.

Top marks for coffee resistance :thumbsup:
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