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Posts by Paul Marvin

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Topic: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/01/2020 12:06:26   Subject: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
We had a look at it and quickly decided that although the water looks very clear a tiny bit of disturbance even with very careful finning technique that the visibility would very quickly turn to zero,
Topic: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/01/2020 18:22:31   Subject: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Are you thinking of any in particular ?
Topic: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/01/2020 17:32:55   Subject: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
[quote="Margot"]That's cool Paul. I love the woodwork at the end!
Margot[/quote]

I think the wood props served two purposes one to support the roof and another to support the scree fil
Topic: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/01/2020 17:30:26   Subject: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Must say Simon it does seem to be getting harder for us now , I have a long list of injuries now thats accumulated.
We need to get back and get some footage in Rhiwbach, we have put a lot of li
Topic: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/01/2020 21:36:56   Subject: Diffwys Dive Video Now Finished...
Here we are guys its took us a LONG time to get this done and some bloomin hard work, so you a can now get to see what we see. It is very rare nowadays to be the first down tunnels that have not seen
Topic: You Tube New Channel
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 05/01/2020 18:00:38   Subject: You Tube New Channel
Ok buddy now I know where to contact you :thumbsup:
Topic: You Tube New Channel
Paul Marvin

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 27/12/2019 17:29:48   Subject: You Tube New Channel
Hi Guys hope you had a nice Xmas , we did over in North Wales with a visit to a new place and revisiting ( to film ) old sites and a catch up with friends .

Anyway guys I have now got round
Topic: Ugly house
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/10/2019 11:34:55   Subject: Ugly house
Ask your inlaws Simon there are still some good uns
Topic: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
Paul Marvin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/10/2019 07:55:15   Subject: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
I will have a think about it , I,ll ask Sue !!!

:o
Topic: Ugly house
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 29/10/2019 21:21:32   Subject: Ugly house
Dont know why its called the ugly house I like it looks very robust and sturdy not ugly
Topic: Explore Video : The Slate Mines Of Coniston : Largest Cavern I've Ever Seen! :
Paul Marvin

Forum: North West England   Posted: 29/10/2019 21:19:48   Subject: Explore Video : The Slate Mines Of Coniston : Largest Cavern I've Ever Seen! :
I think Minllyn deserves a mention the main chamber in there is VERY impressive. !
Topic: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
Paul Marvin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/10/2019 21:17:57   Subject: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
That party seems to come round every 3/4 months :ohmygod:
Topic: Lower Park Lead Mine, Minera
Paul Marvin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/10/2019 17:45:38   Subject: Lower Park Lead Mine, Minera
Sounds good fun !
Topic: Website advice
Paul Marvin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/10/2019 18:52:00   Subject: Website advice
[quote="SimonRL"]Agreed, there is a lot to be said for flat file HTML for small and basic sites. Fast loading, not targeted by CMS-specific attacks, easily portable, and if anything goes wrong, just u
Topic: Accommodation Info
Paul Marvin

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 02/10/2019 21:17:24   Subject: Accommodation Info
In Sent, (dont know if he has a different email as he is/was usually good at returning mail )him a email two weeks ago had no reply. Been in there on a personal guided private trip, and dived as well
Topic: Accommodation Info
Paul Marvin

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 02/10/2019 17:25:58   Subject: Accommodation Info
Hi Guys

Do any of you know of a nice pet friendly cottage in the Dolgellau/Corris area in a qiret location ( not town center)

If you do and want to drop me a PM It would be appr
Topic: Parc Sub level 2.5 Video
Paul Marvin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/09/2019 18:45:06   Subject: Parc Sub level 2.5 Video
Not my best but still enjoyable guys ;)


https://youtu.be/odRjDKLmZgg
Topic: Coniston Deep level Video
Paul Marvin

Forum: North West England   Posted: 06/08/2019 18:40:11   Subject: Coniston Deep level Video
https://youtu.be/UpAMAFyxpkk

Enjoy Guys !
Topic: Backache
Paul Marvin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/07/2019 22:30:59   Subject: Backache
Every time I enter a mine I think about how hard and incredibly tough it must have been on these people and even the children ! I get so pissed off hearing all the **** about " how difficult it is fo
Topic: Backache
Paul Marvin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/07/2019 22:13:35   Subject: Backache
The main problem is my job and being self employed I have to work as there is no sick pay, no work no money ! My Dr says rest but thats easy to say when you are on a nice salary with benefits of sick
Topic: Backache
Paul Marvin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/07/2019 20:57:48   Subject: Backache
both my shoulders are soft tissue so I will book a consultation as most but not all have said it has helped. To be honest I will try anything to try and reduce the constant bloody pain !
Topic: Backache
Paul Marvin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/07/2019 22:08:41   Subject: Backache
have any of you guys got any experience with acupuncture ? ie had any treatment
Topic: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
Paul Marvin

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 02/07/2019 16:11:40   Subject: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
Roy very clever you have almost got it 100% it took us ages to get it right, yes that particular images was lit with just one video light albeit a nice colour temp one 4750 kelvins. what we do do is I
Topic: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
Paul Marvin

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 01/07/2019 21:35:12   Subject: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
Still a cool shot though ! brave man I darent post a cave shot, I know the reaction I got when I mentioned a cave video ;( ;(;(
Topic: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
Paul Marvin

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 01/07/2019 17:23:46   Subject: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
look like you are having a pee :lol:
Topic: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
Paul Marvin

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 01/07/2019 16:39:51   Subject: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
Here we go Roy

This is my wife Sue who I iluminate with a quick waff of my video light , then she walks back out of the image and behind the camera being VERY careful not to trip , then I t
Topic: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
Paul Marvin

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 01/07/2019 12:17:38   Subject: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
[quote="royfellows"]I might get one of the TG5s and have a play with it.
Like: the live composite mode, big sensor, self timer delays
Dislike: No viewfinder, 12 MP only.

General.
Topic: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
Paul Marvin

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 01/07/2019 08:23:57   Subject: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
[quote="rikj"][quote="royfellows"]
Is there a good in depth article about it anywhere that you could link to please?[/quote]

These don't specifically reference the TG4, but if the Live
Topic: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
Paul Marvin

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 30/06/2019 21:28:18   Subject: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
The difference with live composite Roy is it only records newer brighter light so it eliminates the problems ( I come from a film background ) of the over exposing, you can literally walk around all o
Topic: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
Paul Marvin

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 30/06/2019 19:57:25   Subject: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
". The frustrations are its tendency to insist on doing what ‘it’ wants to- there not being a manual option, the firmware being too imposing and the composite mode having to be properly understood fo
Topic: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
Paul Marvin

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 27/06/2019 11:59:56   Subject: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
Exactly thats why I opted for the TG4, the 5 had nothing extra to offer apart from being more complicated to operate , and they have made it now so you have to buy another underwater housing ( if div
Topic: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
Paul Marvin

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 26/06/2019 11:51:23   Subject: Wich Camera to Buy? Underground and very UMIDITY conditions
I use the Olympus TG4 both diving and also for cave photos. Suites my needs very well

What the Olympus has what none of the others have is the light composite mode which is patented to Olym
Topic: Backache
Paul Marvin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/06/2019 18:50:19   Subject: Backache
yep how ever delivered it would give somebody a nasty surprise ;(
Topic: Backache
Paul Marvin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/06/2019 16:42:37   Subject: Backache
That's interesting to know as my Naproxen aren't touching anything now , has you doc advised something to protect your stomach like Ranitidine or Omeprazole ?
Topic: Backache
Paul Marvin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/06/2019 16:28:16   Subject: Backache
Wise words buddy wise words !!

Roy have you tried "planking" also a good posture and ab exercise
Topic: Backache
Paul Marvin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/06/2019 16:26:20   Subject: Backache
[quote="Mr Mike"]You sound like Mr. Miyagi Roy.

Having lower back issues from bulging discs, exercise is key to strenghting that area.

I pretty much do religiouly twice a day a s
Topic: Backache
Paul Marvin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/06/2019 12:26:13   Subject: Backache
[quote="sinker"]Am currently suffering with backache, which is the result of this a few years ago:

[link]101731[linkphoto]101731[/linkphoto][/link]

It's been killing me for over
Topic: Backache
Paul Marvin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/06/2019 12:16:30   Subject: Backache


Totally agree Roy believe me I do a lot of movement and exercises on both shoulders and yes it hurts like hell to try and help myself. My wife works for the NHS and they have a saying when
Topic: Backache
Paul Marvin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/06/2019 22:11:44   Subject: Backache
I am struggling a lot with them buddy and the pain is at times unbearable. Right one I did a year ago and the left four years ago, still give me a lot of jip now !
Topic: Backache
Paul Marvin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/06/2019 22:06:43   Subject: Backache
Roy have you got any magic to repair ruptured and total detachment of Supraspinatus tendons in both shoulders ???
Topic: Dinas Silica Mine Video NOT Underwater
Paul Marvin

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 24/06/2019 22:02:05   Subject: Dinas Silica Mine Video NOT Underwater
Why Roy after all you own the place ?
Topic: Cumbria
Paul Marvin

Forum: North West England   Posted: 11/06/2019 16:43:59   Subject: Cumbria
Mmm I think we need a guide from somebody if in the area, if anybody is interested in a meet up and trip let me know ? we will be up there 6th July until 11th.
Topic: Cumbria
Paul Marvin

Forum: North West England   Posted: 10/06/2019 21:40:11   Subject: Cumbria
Hi Pete

Level of competence pretty high mate but unfortunately having to do watered down stuff at the moment due to a bad shoulder injury >:(
Topic: Cumbria
Paul Marvin

Forum: North West England   Posted: 10/06/2019 18:54:40   Subject: Cumbria
Hi Guys

We are coming up in a few weeks and looking for some trip ideas where we haven't been , we have explored coniston hospital level and tilberthwaite any suggestions of others ,and i
Topic: Dinas Silica Mine Video NOT Underwater
Paul Marvin

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 03/06/2019 08:18:18   Subject: Dinas Silica Mine Video NOT Underwater
Thanks Roy !

Its just a pity I couldn't film in HD I was running out of card space so I had to step down the resolution. We like this place :thumbsup:
Topic: Dinas Silica Mine Video NOT Underwater
Paul Marvin

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 01/06/2019 18:13:45   Subject: Dinas Silica Mine Video NOT Underwater
https://youtu.be/P2r26p_YMHs
Topic: Caving Videos ?
Paul Marvin

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 25/04/2019 22:12:07   Subject: Caving Videos ?
[quote="ttxela"]Hello John

I often think it would be nice to do that, however in many cases that would give the game away regarding the location of the site and possibly vulnerable artifact
Topic: Caving Videos ?
Paul Marvin

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 25/04/2019 22:08:56   Subject: Caving Videos ?
[quote="Peter Burgess"]Is there any reason why not to post on UKCaving?[/quote]

I hate that forum to many bun fights
Topic: Caving Videos ?
Paul Marvin

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 25/04/2019 17:14:10   Subject: Caving Videos ?
will see what others say
Topic: Caving Videos ?
Paul Marvin

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 25/04/2019 11:53:59   Subject: Caving Videos ?
Yes or No Guys ? I know there are some sensitive members on here !

Paul
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