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Posts by Mr Mike

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Topic: Electronic Assembly and Repair / Test Technician Job
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/06/2019 19:30:43   Subject: Electronic Assembly and Repair / Test Technician Job
I have a job vacancy based in Manchester as in subject topic. Not sure if it is a long shot posting here, but you never know... if any one is interested and can do this then see:

https://ww
Topic: Cumbria
Mr Mike

Forum: North West England   Posted: 11/06/2019 09:36:47   Subject: Cumbria
[quote="legendrider"]would recommend Force Crag. In the highest level, down the Laporte Incline and out by the mill. Loads and loads to see from old to modern, several hundred feet of vertical desce
Topic: Mapping
Mr Mike

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 09/06/2019 09:55:35   Subject: Mapping
[quote="SimonRL"]

Between server costs and, now, maps AditNow easily costs £1500 a year to run these days.
[/quote]

I've often wondered about this Simon, a token yearly smal
Topic: Admin help requested
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/04/2019 07:14:24   Subject: Admin help requested
No trouble at all.
Topic: Admin help requested
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/03/2019 19:45:57   Subject: Admin help requested
Done.
Topic: gridrefs for underground features at nent
Mr Mike

Forum: North East England   Posted: 27/03/2019 07:28:06   Subject: gridrefs for underground features at nent
Done - 79451,42126.

[link]117514[linkphoto]117514[/linkphoto][/link]
Topic: gridrefs for underground features at nent
Mr Mike

Forum: North East England   Posted: 27/03/2019 07:03:20   Subject: gridrefs for underground features at nent
Gav, Karli mentioned it to me, I can get a accurate ref for Ballroom, just need to extract it from one of the plans.
Topic: JOB VACANCY - MUSEUM MANAGER (Matlock Bath)
Mr Mike

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 08/02/2019 07:08:55   Subject: JOB VACANCY - MUSEUM MANAGER (Matlock Bath)
Link:

https://ukcaving.com/board/index.php?topic=24665.msg305990;topicseen#new
Topic: Merry Christmas 2018!
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/12/2018 20:14:53   Subject: Merry Christmas 2018!
Happy Christmas and all the Best in Mine Exploring for the New Year!
Topic: 2019 CALENDAR: BUY NOW OR FACE A YEAR OF DISAPPOINTMENT!
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/12/2018 17:50:57   Subject: 2019 CALENDAR: BUY NOW OR FACE A YEAR OF DISAPPOINTMENT!
I've posted a link on ukcaving. Can't believe you still have some left, come on people - hands in pockets and BUY !
Topic: AditNow 2019 Calendar - BUY NOW!
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/12/2018 16:19:07   Subject: AditNow 2019 Calendar - BUY NOW!
Got mine, fantastic as always Simon.
Topic: Hidden Wales: Cwmystwyth
Mr Mike

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 04/12/2018 07:24:54   Subject: Hidden Wales: Cwmystwyth
Roy, was great to see you doing your stuff, liked your explaination of hanging death !
Topic: AditNow 2019 Calendar - BUY NOW!
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/12/2018 07:15:30   Subject: AditNow 2019 Calendar - BUY NOW!
Just ordered mine.
Topic: Calendar 2019 - Here it is!
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/11/2018 17:39:09   Subject: Calendar 2019 - Here it is!
Looks great as usual Simon.
Topic: Mining out in the Nevada desert
Mr Mike

Forum: North America   Posted: 17/10/2018 13:38:42   Subject: Mining out in the Nevada desert
I was wondering a while back if you where still doing exploring after seeing a random Pick come up of one of your previous photo uploads. Keep them coming!
Topic: Smallcleugh dig, sherpa event
Mr Mike

Forum: North West England   Posted: 27/08/2018 11:05:36   Subject: Smallcleugh dig, sherpa event
Fair enough, sounds like all in hand.

I heard COMRU was possibly going to help out, is this still on the cards?
Topic: Smallcleugh dig, sherpa event
Mr Mike

Forum: North West England   Posted: 26/08/2018 11:22:30   Subject: Smallcleugh dig, sherpa event
There is Moles and Mike the Maps group that have also measured up the fall - and as far as I know they are planning on a October push. Thye are usually up for a week a few times a year.

Are
Topic: Caplecleugh - Smallcleugh through route blocked
Mr Mike

Forum: North West England   Posted: 08/08/2018 10:28:36   Subject: Caplecleugh - Smallcleugh through route blocked
I take it you can only accomplish things like that because you do martial arts Roy? :lol:
Topic: Priorsdale/Boundary Shaft, Nent.
Mr Mike

Forum: North West England   Posted: 07/08/2018 12:37:59   Subject: Priorsdale/Boundary Shaft, Nent.
Hi Leif,

We did it April last year.

The 1st pitch is 35m, it is possible to rig off the metal work in place (but is in shaft, so a bit more tricky to get on/off from), with a ba
Topic: Caplecleugh - Smallcleugh through route blocked
Mr Mike

Forum: North West England   Posted: 05/08/2018 14:15:55   Subject: Caplecleugh - Smallcleugh through route blocked
If its on a date I can come up, will also be happy to help.
Topic: Wilderswood
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/08/2018 14:07:36   Subject: Wilderswood
Jesus, just a thought could have scappers had it, but then why not both halves?
Topic: Wilderswood
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/08/2018 13:57:32   Subject: Wilderswood
Is that the actual manhole cover thats gone or the cover for the manhole to hide it?

A gem this place and same sentiments from me on the fu** wits.
Topic: Wellhopeknott Lead Mine (mine)
Mr Mike

Forum: North East England   Posted: 29/07/2018 15:10:48   Subject: Wellhopeknott Lead Mine (mine)
Thanks Simon.
Topic: Wellhopeknott Lead Mine (mine)
Mr Mike

Forum: North East England   Posted: 29/07/2018 11:20:31   Subject: Wellhopeknott Lead Mine (mine)
Could one of the admins please add to this in the description that it is also known as Black Ashgill Flank Mine.

Thanks.
Topic: 360 photo Deep Ecton
Mr Mike

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 21/05/2018 18:11:03   Subject: 360 photo Deep Ecton
I like that - looks good.
Topic: Damage at Carrs Mine at Nenthead
Mr Mike

Forum: North West England   Posted: 08/05/2018 19:13:05   Subject: Damage at Carrs Mine at Nenthead
Absolute *ankers Pete. As you say no need for it.

Just a different take on it - do you know if it was some 'ME's" as there has been a spate of 'scape metal' collectors operating with scouts
Topic: bulbs
Mr Mike

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 12/04/2018 12:10:09   Subject: bulbs
Or try an LED insert... shameless punt...

http://www.mineexplorer.org.uk/ledlighting.htm
Topic: Radon
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/03/2018 13:51:24   Subject: Radon
Pete, do you know if Nent suffers from it? I know some of the levels and mines in Weardale where known for it.

And I remember the radon detectors dotted around the Nent mines late 80's earl
Topic: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/02/2018 19:52:04   Subject: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
What part of the country then? For those who want to know, the BH photo is on Jug Vein.
Topic: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/02/2018 19:31:40   Subject: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
Brownly Hill it is, the only stone stemples in Nenthead that I know of. Out of interest do you know where in BH?
Topic: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/02/2018 19:11:39   Subject: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
Not Snake and wrong part the country ! But just had a look, I see what you mean by the stemples.
Topic: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/02/2018 18:43:48   Subject: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
Not Whitesike.
Topic: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/02/2018 15:50:07   Subject: Where Is It.... ? North Pennines.
On CavingUK, they have a couple of threads on various caving areas where a photo is posted and people have to guess what cave / location in cave the photo is off.

The first one to guess th
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
Mr Mike

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 31/01/2018 18:36:32   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
[quote="Andy Mears"]Do you find some of RS's packaging solutions rather interesting at the moment. Last month, I'd ordered five isolated mosfet gate driver chips.
Next day this huge package arri
Topic: Paul Edward Binney (photo)
Mr Mike

Forum: North West England   Posted: 13/12/2017 19:48:41   Subject: Paul Edward Binney (photo)
Just seen this photo, has someone dug though the fall in the entrance arching?

Photograph:

[link]113608[linkphoto]113608[/linkphoto][/link]
Topic: Calendar 2018 - Ready to Order
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/12/2017 19:00:06   Subject: Calendar 2018 - Ready to Order
Simon, I don't suppose you have the facility to send out an auto email to all users? With details of the calander - might jog some that have crept under a rock...
Topic: Calendar 2018 - Ready to Order
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/12/2017 12:10:43   Subject: Calendar 2018 - Ready to Order
Great job Simon, arrived yesterday.
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
Mr Mike

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 31/10/2017 09:31:32   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Re the Lenser, its 4 x 18650 @ 7.4V, 38.48 Wh found the full details on:

https://www.ledlenser.com/uk/uk/products/head-torches/xeo-series/xeo19r/

You need to click on the Tech De
Topic: Force Crag Mine Coledale.
Mr Mike

Forum: North West England   Posted: 24/10/2017 12:27:52   Subject: Force Crag Mine Coledale.
Yep, I sent him one as well re NT.
Topic: Force Crag Mine Coledale.
Mr Mike

Forum: North West England   Posted: 24/10/2017 11:45:19   Subject: Force Crag Mine Coledale.
I take you have seen the survey for the mine:

http://www.aditnow.co.uk/documents/Force-Crag-Mixed-Mine/Force-Crag_9897.pdf

Would be interesting to know your route via that if not
Topic: Miners' greeting
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/10/2017 15:10:18   Subject: Miners' greeting
When I went down a working salt mine that had a tourist section in Poland I saw a lot of miners coming off shift and fresh ones coming in and they were constently saying "Strzec Boze" to each other -
Topic: Mine acoustics
Mr Mike

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 18/07/2017 16:24:02   Subject: Mine acoustics
In Poland, a lot of the working mines (salt especially) use some of the chambers after extraction for concerts because of the acoustics.
Topic: Waterproof bag
Mr Mike

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 04/07/2017 19:06:05   Subject: Waterproof bag
[quote="Bodger"]Thanks I like the idea of a rocket tube, but local army surplus store closed recently so will have to travel a bit to find a decent store to rummage in. Drum in a suitable bag seems li
Topic: Anglezarke Lead Mine (mine)
Mr Mike

Forum: North East England   Posted: 06/05/2017 08:52:19   Subject: Anglezarke Lead Mine (mine)
This has spiked my interest, managed to pick up a copy of the book from Moore Books, £7.55 all in.

Topic: Anglezarke Lead Mine (mine)
Mr Mike

Forum: North East England   Posted: 04/05/2017 16:47:44   Subject: Anglezarke Lead Mine (mine)
I've been on walks going past the site, not really explored in detail but get the impression there is not that much there. As far as know no acess underground working due to the shafts being filled in
Topic: Most embarassing moment underground....
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/04/2017 06:56:53   Subject: Most embarassing moment underground....
We had been exploring the back end of Smallcleugh via a surface shaft and where doing a trip to do some bolting.

Bolts & anchors - yes
Ropes - yes
Hilti - yes
Drill bits - no
Topic: Caplecelugh High Level Link.
Mr Mike

Forum: North West England   Posted: 07/04/2017 18:38:54   Subject: Caplecelugh High Level Link.
Whoop whoop. That is a cool find and final resting place now for all the questions! :thumbup: Excellent.

A new round trip as well...
Topic: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
Mr Mike

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/04/2017 20:42:04   Subject: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
[quote="RockChick"]Hi Folks- trips are starting to get added into the calendar as they get finalised - don't forget to sign up! :flowers:[/quote]

Nenthead 22-23/04/2017 !
Topic: Thoughts whilst ascending
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/03/2017 12:12:24   Subject: Thoughts whilst ascending
[quote="Hattlebags"] reflecting on just how small the teeth are on your chest and hand ascenders ?

D[/quote]

All the time... + thin line of a rope heading up into a even thinner
Topic: Mine Exploration/Caving groups - Donegal, Ireland
Mr Mike

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/02/2017 18:51:14   Subject: Mine Exploration/Caving groups - Donegal, Ireland
I'm sure he will comment but Martin Critchley is the one to ask. He is Ireland based.
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