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Posts by Blober

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Topic: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
Blober

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/10/2019 13:09:09   Subject: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
Sign me up, that burger last year was devine :thumbsup:
Topic: Website advice
Blober

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/10/2019 13:40:53   Subject: Website advice
WordPress website is probably the easiest way forward these days if you want a website.

Deffo get a Facebook page and possibly an Instagram.
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 9th of October
Blober

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/10/2019 11:41:07   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 9th of October
Bonjour.

Do you like excitement? Do you like to dive feet first into the unknown?

Meet us at Hafna carpark - https://zoom.earth/#view=53.124101,-3.822985,17z/layers=labels,crossh
Topic: Sites near Moel Fferna
Blober

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/09/2019 17:41:11   Subject: Sites near Moel Fferna
[quote="tracyclimber"]Can someone confirm if the total drop is about 30ft? My mate has hurt his back so can't SRT, but wondering if he can electron it?
Thanks[/quote]

Only if he's "we
Topic: Sites near Moel Fferna
Blober

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/09/2019 17:00:41   Subject: Sites near Moel Fferna
Electron ladders are the devils work, cavers like to fool themselves into thinking they're "well 'ard" by using them. :lol:
Topic: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
Blober

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 23/07/2019 15:01:13   Subject: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
I've got footage of me slowly shimmying across probably that same bridge Roy :lol:
Topic: Lumens - its in front of you!
Blober

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 02/07/2019 21:40:37   Subject: Lumens - its in front of you!
They're shipped from China, you can change currencies with a tab at the top of the site.
Topic: Lumens - its in front of you!
Blober

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 02/07/2019 21:27:37   Subject: Lumens - its in front of you!
Free shipping! :thumbup:
Topic: Lumens - its in front of you!
Blober

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 02/07/2019 20:46:24   Subject: Lumens - its in front of you!
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]I'd like a ridiculous hand torch for the purpose of general flood lighting without breaking the bank totally.

Any ideas which are half decent Roy. Ja
Topic: Golwern Quarry
Blober

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/05/2019 11:18:10   Subject: Golwern Quarry
https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=10219420788579174&id=1496151190

Should work without a Facebook account
Topic: Golwern Quarry
Blober

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/05/2019 21:55:52   Subject: Golwern Quarry
Theres a video doing the rounds on facebook showing the adit to the flooded pit being blocked up.

Shame but I suppose this is what happens when it gets posted everywhere and people leave t
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 18th of April
Blober

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/04/2019 09:29:39   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 18th of March
It's also the annual meeting of the guild of time travellers.
Topic: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
Blober

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 12/04/2019 21:07:05   Subject: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
Looking at the other, ahem, content.
Its clear to see they are just after maximum views with the stupid click bait titles.
Most people watching those videos wont bother their arse going und
Topic: Weardie Beardies - Cornwall's Mining Oddball Meetup
Blober

Forum: South West England   Posted: 06/03/2019 20:23:08   Subject: Weardie Beardies - Cornwall's Mining Oddball Meetup
If I was local or happened to be down that way I'd be all over this, my beard isn't overly weird but I do posses one. Maybe in the future!
Topic: Thursday Nighters 24th Jan
Blober

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/01/2019 16:52:52   Subject: Thursday Nighters 24th Jan
Wow we're already racing through the first month of the year eh?

Right, its Bwlch Y Plwm this week. SRT kit required, but don't let that put you off its pretty easy going!

Park
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 17th of January
Blober

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/01/2019 20:43:51   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 17th of January
Electron ladders are the work of the devil and as such should all be smelted back down to be turned into something actually useful!:thumbup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters 3rd Jan
Blober

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/01/2019 18:30:06   Subject: Thursday Nighters 3rd Jan
Wow, new year eh?

So lets try this again, a gentle one to ease into the new year, a small trip to Chwarel Llew Twrog. A very quaint mine up Cwm Teigl.

Meet up here - https://zoom
Topic: NLS 1:2500 mapping
Blober

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/12/2018 14:11:27   Subject: NLS 1:2500 mapping
They are doing the lords work I tell ya.
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
Blober

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/12/2018 12:57:47   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
Surely you can ask for a copy? When I was on TV for all of 2 seconds even I was sent a dvd from the production company.
Topic: Number of working underground mines in the UK
Blober

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/12/2018 21:36:23   Subject: Number of working underground mines in the UK
[quote="John Lawson"]Hi Blober,
Do you reckon there is that much mineral, in the U.K.?[/quote]
I suppose hope springs eternal eh
Topic: Number of working underground mines in the UK
Blober

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/12/2018 21:21:37   Subject: Number of working underground mines in the UK
[quote="John Lawson"]Hi Simon.
I am surprised that you think that there should be more ‘traditional ‘ mines rather than quarries or open pit mines!
In my opinion the only thing that prevents
Topic: Abercorris Quarry
Blober

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/12/2018 17:11:33   Subject: Abercorris Quarry
Cheers boss! ;D
Topic: Abercorris Quarry
Blober

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/12/2018 23:36:29   Subject: Abercorris Quarry
Does anyone know if there are any plans of Abercorris out there?
Also on that subject are there any plans of the near(ish) hendre-Ddu?

Thank you! :)
Topic: Thursday Nighters 13th Dec
Blober

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/12/2018 16:48:41   Subject: Thursday Nighters 13th Dec
I hope no one goes to turn up as we've had to cancel this tonight! :oops:
Topic: Thursday Nighters 13th Dec
Blober

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/12/2018 19:32:26   Subject: Thursday Nighters 13th Dec
Oh my, time does fly!

A very very gentle trip this week to visit Chwarel-Llew-Twrog, a tiny underground quarry on the way up to Manod quarry. Expect a bit of rising damp.

Meet u
Topic: Number of working underground mines in the UK
Blober

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/12/2018 00:18:53   Subject: Number of working underground mines in the UK
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]Then a working mine like geevor wouldn't allow the local caving club up it's adit and when they made it very very secure like they have to, the local caving club
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
Blober

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 10/12/2018 14:16:07   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
Thats also what I was thinking Roy, I always get a bit antsy when something has a proprietary battery.
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
Blober

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 10/12/2018 13:39:06   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
Moving parts + grit and filth from underground? Mmmmmm :lol:
Topic: Video Light Comparisons
Blober

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 05/12/2018 17:52:48   Subject: Video Light Comparisons
I've got other powerful torches for big chambers, just need a nice floody light for walking along. Kelvins is less of an issue i'd just fix any colour issues in post.
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 6th Nov
Blober

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/12/2018 13:21:56   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 6th Nov
Its a bit of Parc this week for a wafer thin bit of exploring, go on its only wafer thin.

SRT required but don't be afraid!

Meet up at Hafna 3 star michelin car park here - htt
Topic: Video Light Comparisons
Blober

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 04/12/2018 23:50:16   Subject: Video Light Comparisons
Honestly the cheapy ones seem better!
For the price it seems like you can't complain much, paying out 1800 for a decent set is probably wise but when you realise how quickly the technology is ch
Topic: AditNow 2019 Calendar - BUY NOW!
Blober

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/12/2018 22:56:45   Subject: AditNow 2019 Calendar - BUY NOW!
Just bought mine, don't post them out as i'm sure i'll see you all at some point before the new year.
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
Blober

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/11/2018 18:20:13   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
Its Cwmorthin. Looks to be some very interesting places on show.
Topic: AditNow Christmas party, 2018 !!
Blober

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/11/2018 23:23:13   Subject: AditNow Christmas party, 2018 !!
Sinker +1 + 2 "sinker jnrs"
SimonRL + RockChick
skimble
Margot
Willy Eckerslyke
Wyn
davel + pamc
Blober
Topic: Calendar 2019 - Beneficiaries
Blober

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/11/2018 14:38:04   Subject: Calendar 2019 - Beneficiaries
Not so sure its lack of interest, just more people are happy with the choices made!
Topic: New future?
Blober

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/10/2018 12:20:15   Subject: New future?
It's not really going to change much there will likely just be more money for conservation.

The slate trail has been open for awhile now and that goes past rhosydd, as well as most other
Topic: New future?
Blober

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/10/2018 19:55:20   Subject: New future?
I don't actually think the plan is just a blanket coverage over the entire slate belt(s), Presumably it will center on places like Dinorwic, Dorothea, Cwmorthin, Rhosydd and Maenofferen, probably some
Topic: Penarth Odd Metal work; any ideas
Blober

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/10/2018 18:56:21   Subject: Penarth Odd Metal work; any ideas
Its a thingie.
Topic: In North Wales for a couple fo months
Blober

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 30/09/2018 22:04:36   Subject: In North Wales for a couple fo months
Keep an eye out for Thursday Nighter trips!
Topic: Prince Llewelyn slate mine
Blober

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/09/2018 21:55:39   Subject: Prince Llewelyn slate mine
Over ten years, thread revival of the year? :lol:
Topic: 'Authentic' Welsh slab truck coffee table?
Blober

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/08/2018 13:10:06   Subject: 'Authentic' Welsh slab truck coffee table?
Better than the shite from ikea.
Topic: Olympus TG4 Info to share...
Blober

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 16/07/2018 20:11:55   Subject: Olympus TG4 Info to share...
They're good up to 15 I believe? Always kind of fancied one of them. Olympus are good at making ridiculously tough cameras.
Topic: Penrhyndeudraeth explosion - Daily Post
Blober

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/06/2018 22:45:54   Subject: Penrhyndeudraeth explosion - Daily Post
My eyes twitch when I see daily post articles these days :lol:
Topic: Abandoned Engineering
Blober

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/05/2018 08:47:28   Subject: Abandoned Engineering
You may even catch my cameo appearance in impossible railways :lol:
Topic: Rhosydd photography pratice
Blober

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 06/04/2018 17:22:27   Subject: Rhosydd photography pratice
Flashguns for me, far more control I find.

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Topic: Communicating in shafts
Blober

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/03/2018 00:09:26   Subject: Communicating in shafts
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Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
Blober

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 05/03/2018 13:46:26   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
[quote="royfellows"]Hi Margot, I will be trying it underground and reporting back. I dont pretend to be an ace underground photographer but I always find light distribution more important than a singl
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
Blober

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 05/03/2018 13:44:21   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
Yeah I would be interested to see it underground, How well would it work in slateyness
Topic: Subterranean-Snowdon race
Blober

Forum: Events   Posted: 28/02/2018 14:52:30   Subject: Subterranean-Snowdon race
Prince of Wales, I've heard some things about that place :lol::o
Topic: Subterranean-Snowdon race
Blober

Forum: Events   Posted: 25/02/2018 21:44:06   Subject: Subterranean-Snowdon race
Considering the website says slate, it's going to be llechwedd :lol:
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