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Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/12/2020 08:50:59   Subject: 28DL loves Roy
28 has moved on, as indeed we all have since our first forays underground.
I think that with the current issues we all face its time to forget the differences of the past and present a united fro
Topic: Mythical Hafna to Parc through trip
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/12/2020 21:08:06   Subject: Mythical Hafna to Parc through trip
As an after thought to mine above, instead of the 'traverse of death' in Eastern Cwffty 25, you could SRT down to Parc 3, but expect plop into deep water and ochre, if I have the location correct.
Topic: Mythical Hafna to Parc through trip
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/12/2020 20:59:34   Subject: Mythical
Western Cwffty from Parc is definitely on, refer to the Parc thread, but a "through Trip", as follows.

1/Cwffty deep adit has been blocked for years.
2/Cwffty Western Shaft is grilled,
Topic: Cannock coalfield project
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 02/12/2020 20:05:27   Subject: Cannock coalfield project
[quote="royfellows"]Very retired. It will never move a track again.

However, there is modern plant working, doing I know not what. They seem to be dumping material from somewhere onto the s
Topic: Mine/Cave Filming Location (England/Wales)
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/12/2020 16:28:32   Subject: Mine/Cave Filming Location (England/Wales)
Cwmorthin could be the best choice.

Anyway, Cwmystwyth is here
http://www.cambrianmines.co.uk/Cwmystwyth.htm

below the red area is a link to the Hidden Wales bit
Topic: Mine/Cave Filming Location (England/Wales)
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/12/2020 14:06:52   Subject: Mine/Cave Filming Location (England/Wales)
Is it a commercial enterprise?

You would be free to use Cwmystwyth subject to proof of public liability insurance, a qualified underground leader to be in charge of safety, and a facility f
Topic: Cannock coalfield project
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 01/12/2020 16:47:17   Subject: Cannock coalfield project
I have been waiting for weeks to get over and photograph it, I needed the sun and on a day that the modern plant was not working. There are pics of it on the the web, "Brownhills Bob" etc.

Topic: Cannock coalfield project
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 01/12/2020 16:40:28   Subject: Cannock coalfield project
Very retired. It will never move a track again.

However, there is modern plant working, doing I know not what. They seem to be dumping material from somewhere onto the site of the 1970s ope
Topic: Cannock coalfield project
royfellows

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 01/12/2020 15:00:57   Subject: Cannock coalfield project
My latest upload is The Potters Clay and Coal Company Ltd, Brownhills.
Quite a bit to see there, been doing a bit of gardening for the benefit of the camera. Anyone who fancies walking over to t
Topic: Parc
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/12/2020 09:15:48   Subject: Parc
[quote="Blober"]Did you ever start trying to dig that one out Roy? Its been awhile since i've been down that end of Parc.[/quote]

I would not touch it, you can see the trickle of water on t
Topic: Parc
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/11/2020 13:34:48   Subject: Parc
When the mine was working the Gorlan Lode was very troublesome. Exploring to the end of the no 3, the fall can be reached as shown below.

[link]75182[linkphoto]75182[/linkphoto][/link]
Topic: Clogau
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 29/11/2020 18:56:42   Subject: Clogau
I cant see any way to do this John, maybe Simon could do it server side?

There is a "move mine" facility for Photos to be moved to a different mine, but not this facility for forum threads.
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/11/2020 19:17:53   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
Mr Dixon is very good at hot air, if NG as a fighter or a mine explorer, maybe he has aspirations towards becoming a politician?
Topic: Ackton Hall Colliery Coal Colliery (mine)
royfellows

Forum: Mining Heritage   Posted: 28/11/2020 19:00:51   Subject: Ackton Hall Colliery Coal Colliery (mine)
The headings cannot be altered as its the way the site is set up as general headings, as it covers all types of mine and quarry. eg, a site could be a mine or a quarry, or putting it another way, they
Topic: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2020 17:33:40   Subject: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
No I havent done anything. As I said, all OK until a few weeks ago. I still think its something to do with the repetition of the word "Stafford".

Why they have to mess with someones address
Topic: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2020 17:14:49   Subject: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
[quote="ttxela"]
Anyhow, I soon lost interest and started to play with guns, old cars and girls. Turns out they were all good ways to spend money and my mates who persisted with the computers fou
Topic: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2020 15:42:27   Subject: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
Fantastic, so you were doing it way before I had even heard of it. My first was an ex display Pentium 75 from Argos that the kids had played on and screwed up Windows. But the support was very good, I
Topic: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2020 15:06:02   Subject: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
and there we are, running on top of Windows.

[link]121778[linkphoto]121778[/linkphoto][/link]

The knowledgeable will spot 2 different networks, one on the 169.254 block, this is
Topic: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2020 14:44:27   Subject: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
[quote="rikj"][quote="royfellows"]But not as we know them
:lol:[/quote]
C:\>[/quote]

No it was before DOS, there did not seem to be any user interface and I was puzzled. I dont re
Topic: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2020 12:56:16   Subject: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
Problem is, that not only do RS stock items that Farnell dont, but they are cheaper on some stuff, I compare prices. A batch of 20 switches were about £1 cheaper, so that was a saving of £20.

Topic: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2020 12:52:44   Subject: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
[quote="ChrisJC"]Give them a ring - or have a word with your account manager.

Chris.
[/quote]

I am, as I was last time and nothing changed.
Topic: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2020 12:47:41   Subject: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
I wonder if my address option includes "West Midlands" as an alternative to "Staffordshire", it would be near enough and could work.

Its understanding how this rubbish works, or tries to.
Topic: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2020 12:41:14   Subject: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
Thanks for the feedback, but I struggle to see that this can only be happening to me.

I think that the software must be trying to be 'smart' in someway rather than just copying over the add
Topic: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2020 11:22:18   Subject: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
Not his fault for sure, the problem only started a few weeks ago, basically its shouting "System upgrade"

Topic: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2020 11:18:54   Subject: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
But not as we know them
:lol:
Topic: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2020 11:10:48   Subject: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
Didn't they once trade as "Radio Shack", I seem to remember early computers in the 1970s?
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2020 11:09:08   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
[quote="Peter Burgess"]Would the shaft of eternal tiers simply refer to the countless levels leading off it?[/quote]

probably more a reflection on eternal covid tiers
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2020 10:36:58   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
I knew eventually one of them would do it. -

"The Most Death I have Ever Found in an Abandoned Mine" - "Viewer discretion advised"

Other 'beauties' include "The Shaft of Eternal
Topic: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2020 09:50:45   Subject: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
I know we have several electronics geeks on here, Mike, Chris JC, Lozz etc, and wondering if anyone else has delivery problems with RS Components.
My correct address for shipping in in my custom
Topic: Exploring with Fighters - a warning to all mine explorers, cavers and URBEXers
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/11/2020 20:37:14   Subject: Exploring with Fighters - a warning to all mine explorers, cavers and URBEXers
[quote="CMKeighley"] I am obviously not good with this social media stuff, I should keep out of it. Perhaps
[/quote]

Dont even think of facebook then!
:lol:
Topic: Exploring with Fighters - a warning to all mine explorers, cavers and URBEXers
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/11/2020 13:26:10   Subject: Exploring with Fighters - a warning to all mine explorers, cavers and URBEXers
[quote="Oort"]Would you care to elaborate on that?[/quote]

Yes my own thoughts, lets hear it.
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2020 21:16:42   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
[quote="Peter Burgess"]Supermarket shopping with Fighters.
Baby-sitting with Fighters.
Washing the car with Fighters.
Vacuuming the house with Fighters.
Weeding the garden with Fig
Topic: Smallcleugh vandalism
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 24/11/2020 17:55:54   Subject: Smallcleugh vandalism
I cleaned a lot of it off.
The supermarket bitter lemon I carry sprayed all over the letting on the limestone and then wire brushed seems to work.
Just wonder what that stuff does to my guts
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2020 17:15:30   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
Sense
:thumbsup:
Topic: Smallcleugh vandalism
royfellows

Forum: North East England   Posted: 24/11/2020 17:10:05   Subject: Smallcleugh vandalism
[quote="ColinA"]Spray paint idiots have been at it again anyone know who might have done this ?
https://www.facebook.com/groups/545841035551330/permalink/2042771309191621/[/quote]

Cant
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2020 16:27:51   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
Peter, you may be confused with "How not to go caving", not quite the same. But yours is a good idea anyway. The parody video needs to be 'targeted' if you all get the drift.

Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2020 16:15:33   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
Yes, that's it.

We generate feedback for the parody video, and encourage more, and then give even more positive comment on that one.
Use the system against itself.
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2020 12:51:41   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
Very well put.

I have been thinking on the Law of Unforeseen Consequences and am wondering if it will eventually all go bottom up for EWF and their likes.

"Johnny English" occurs
Topic: Croesor Rhosydd through trip
royfellows

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 24/11/2020 08:57:27   Subject: Croesor Rhosydd through trip
OT can be forgivable, I hope.

I need to make the point, to avoid misunderstanding, that Cwffty 25 fathom is in two separate sections, I doubt that they ever connected. This is why I often r
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/11/2020 12:38:28   Subject: 28DL loves Roy
Hi people, dont want to be an interfering pest but can 28 discussions go to 28DL. Please.
:flowers:

Although, yes it was me who started this thread.
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/11/2020 18:48:19   Subject: 28DL loves Roy
Changed the thread title.
:flowers::lol:
Topic: Intersection of shaft in adit 1974 (photo)
royfellows

Forum: South West England   Posted: 20/11/2020 12:19:40   Subject: Intersection of shaft in adit 1974 (photo)
Apologies for reopening an old thread, but I am attempting to gather and collate into a paper all of the available information on the Polberro adit system.

I have reopened this thread as it
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2020 19:19:40   Subject: 28DL dont like Roy
[quote="Wormster"]I take it you are using your "Normal" username and avatar?

My username is the same, but my avatar is slightly different.

I've been a member for moons now (as I'
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2020 15:54:13   Subject: 28DL dont like Roy
I think we need a united front against some of the stuff that's going on at the moment which is likely to result in more access being lost
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2020 12:06:17   Subject: 28DL dont like Roy
I have just replied to a welcome on 28.
We have to remember that as far as our interest goes our real enemies at this time are the YouTube cowboys and paint daubers. As such we have common ground
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2020 11:38:51   Subject: 28DL dont like Roy
Well someone actually called me "The Chuck Norris of mine exploration"

Mmm, this sits better with me.
Topic: Boxed Off
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2020 09:35:21   Subject: Boxed Off
I fancy that what we will be seeing will be the usual tug of war between the owners and the angle grinders. I doubt that tons of concrete would be feasible because of the bats.

If any more
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2020 09:31:14   Subject: 28DL dont like Roy
I have just visited the site and have a "welcome" banner heading.

The military stuff is very interesting and the members appear to a have a genuine respect for these places. I am aware of t
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/11/2020 20:18:02   Subject: 28DL dont like Roy
[quote="John Lawson"]
It goes without saying that this group is no longer in existence!
[/quote]

Ikedaya Incident?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ikedaya_incident
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Topic: 28DL loves Roy
royfellows

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/11/2020 16:02:44   Subject: 28DL dont like Roy
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