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Posts by james cartwright

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Topic: Cave rescue near Taliesin
james cartwright

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 21/09/2012 11:41:38   Subject: Cave rescue near Taliesin
Go for it you will be fine everyone know i have spent manny a happy hour in there and know one bats an eyelid :thumbsup:
Topic: Cave rescue near Taliesin
james cartwright

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 15/09/2012 23:18:07   Subject: Cave rescue near Taliesin
Just a local out for a walk. They told people to stay away from the area
Topic: Cave rescue near Taliesin
james cartwright

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 15/09/2012 20:04:37   Subject: Cave rescue near Taliesin
Iw was Brynarian deep adit shaft that the chap was rescued from he is now on the mend,verry lucky indeed!
Topic: A sensibly priced cordless caplamp
james cartwright

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 11/02/2012 18:54:30   Subject: A sensibly priced cordless caplamp
I have 2 cordless lamps both of witch I where on a standard hard hat and I can say I have never found it front heavy or off balance
Topic: Gloddfa Ganol Fowler loco
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/08/2010 12:37:19   Subject: Gloddfa Ganol Fowler loco
I see lcuky man even luckyer if he had a loco
Topic: Gloddfa Ganol Fowler loco
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/08/2010 15:27:42   Subject: Gloddfa Ganol Fowler loco
Derrickman dose your frend have a Fowler tractor ore loco?
Topic: Gloddfa Ganol Fowler loco
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/08/2010 12:47:07   Subject: Gloddfa Ganol Fowler loco
Nice bit of video footage there Morlock. They weren’t as easy to start with a handle. it’s a real shame such a rare and unusual loco was not kept in north Wales, it would have made a lovely exhibit
Topic: Gloddfa Ganol Fowler loco
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/08/2010 21:05:24   Subject: Gloddfa Ganol Fowler loco
Hi Blondin.just before your post i found out there were 2 locos at Gloddfa Ganol. I would love to know if the chap from Anglesey ever got his restored.funny you shoud mention the springs brakeing as i
Topic: Gloddfa Ganol Fowler loco
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/08/2010 20:11:57   Subject: Gloddfa Ganol Fowler loco
Hi Alan Thanks for that.Im very pleased to here it has been saved from the scrap man.Strange for it to end up in a garden centre,any ideas when it was removed from north wales?
Topic: Gloddfa Ganol Fowler loco
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/08/2010 18:03:00   Subject: Gloddfa Ganol Fowler loco
just found a bit more info about where she started life.Some good pics and drawings.
[url]http://www.irsociety.co.uk/Archives/36/Beds_Sundon.htm[/url]
Topic: Gloddfa Ganol Fowler loco
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/08/2010 12:29:59   Subject: Gloddfa Ganol Fowler loco
Dose anyone remember ore knows what happened to the very unusual 1950s Fowler loco 390044 that used to be up at Gloddfa Ganol.
I remember seeing it in the 1990s as a boy it reminded me of a Fie
Topic: For sale SolarForce 1200 Lumen Torch
james cartwright

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 01/08/2010 09:47:18   Subject: For sale SolarForce 1200 Lumen Torch
Thats greet im glad you like it
Topic: For Sale Oldham GT Lamp
james cartwright

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 27/07/2010 13:53:16   Subject: For Sale Oldham GT Lamp
For Sale one Oldham GT Lamp with focusable screw im bulb. I have had this lamp now for about 3 years it has always been kept fully charged and is in good condition so I would say the battery will last
Topic: For sale SolarForce 1200 Lumen Torch
james cartwright

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 25/07/2010 11:00:11   Subject: For sale SolarForce 1200 Lumen Torch
Lmao.every mine explorer should have one
Topic: For sale SolarForce 1200 Lumen Torch
james cartwright

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 24/07/2010 22:55:24   Subject: For sale SolarForce 1200 Lumen Torch
Hi Steve thanks for your interest. I have sent you a PM
Topic: Ystrad Iron Mine info please
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/07/2010 15:26:01   Subject: Ystrad Iron Mine info please
Thanks John and Dave. Book is now on its way looking forward to seeing the plan. I will be shore to have a wonder underground to complete my my photo album, make a nice chance from the mid Wales lead
Topic: Ystrad Iron Mine info please
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/07/2010 18:31:17   Subject: Ystrad Iron Mine info please
Thank you all very much for your helpful info, I will be shore to invest in the book. Does anyone know if there is much to see underground?
Topic: Ystrad Iron Mine info please
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/07/2010 12:00:04   Subject: Ystrad Iron Mine info please
Hi rhychydwr.I have got a grid ref thanks just need some info times worked and anual output.
Topic: Ystrad Iron Mine info please
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/07/2010 23:28:10   Subject: Ystrad Iron Mine info please
I went for a look at Ystrad Ironstone mine today and was fascinated by the size and stile of the workings. If any one has any info or may know of any books I would be most grateful.
Topic: Maen Offeren Buildings
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/06/2010 22:55:17   Subject: Maen Offeren Buildings
I think if it ever got to the stage where the mill could have new doors and could be locked i doubt that the vandals would bother to walk all the way up there when there are plenty of buss shelters to
Topic: Maen Offeren Buildings
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/06/2010 22:43:30   Subject: Maen Offeren Buildings
i think there is still alot to be saved like the locos slab wagons and dressers
Topic: NEW ADITNOW BOOK - suggestions please!
james cartwright

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 12/06/2010 19:58:22   Subject: NEW ADITNOW BOOK - suggestions please!
I agree about the change of name but think it would still be nice to have a variation of mines as it will appeal to more and maybe a bit more info about each photo would be nice.
Topic: How to clean a Pentax K7.
james cartwright

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 11/06/2010 21:16:51   Subject: How to clean a Pentax K7.
Wow that’s well impressive, looks like the best camera for mine exploring
Topic: Gwynedd slate industry bids for World Heritage status
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 11/06/2010 17:25:59   Subject: Gwynedd slate industry bids for World Heritage status
Good idea AR,such a good book should be seen by more people:thumbsup:
Topic: wanted.
james cartwright

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 10/06/2010 18:47:23   Subject: wanted.
There’s plenty of sites on the web showing how to thread a stop.lil bit of practise and you will be well away
Topic: New CapLamps on the UK market
james cartwright

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 09/06/2010 21:06:48   Subject: New CapLamps on the UK market
The Halo lamps use a cleverly put together optic set up where as the DULA all in one uses a conventional reflector. Whilst doing a lot of market research on cap lamps from around the world we had allo
Topic: New CapLamps on the UK market
james cartwright

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 09/06/2010 18:04:42   Subject: New CapLamps on the UK market
I will photograph them all as soon as I get time. You should see some reflectors and a emitter ;)
Topic: Maen Offeren Buildings
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/06/2010 16:22:52   Subject: Maen Offeren Buildings
Good stuff there John.im shore if some sort of funding could be found to help preserve the building and remaining artefacts’ I think it is also fare to say I don’t think there would be any shortage of
Topic: wanted.
james cartwright

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 09/06/2010 12:53:17   Subject: wanted.
Glad you got some kit sorted Steve,give me a shout when you go up Pant i wouldnt mined a look.
Topic: New CapLamps on the UK market
james cartwright

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 08/06/2010 19:05:21   Subject: New CapLamps on the UK market
O i see.any lamps in Particular?
Topic: New CapLamps on the UK market
james cartwright

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 08/06/2010 18:47:20   Subject: New CapLamps on the UK market
Hi stuey.Dont have any at the mo but i will strip some of the demo models and post some picks of the insides.
Topic: New CapLamps on the UK market
james cartwright

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 08/06/2010 17:56:41   Subject: New CapLamps on the UK market
I would suspect the prices will go up but will remain competitive. I spoke to your mate yesterday about his polish lamps, they looked nice. He was a bit confused about weather out lamps were CE and ye
Topic: New CapLamps on the UK market
james cartwright

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 08/06/2010 16:19:52   Subject: New CapLamps on the UK market
[quote="Ty Gwyn"]Is it true these lamps are not CE marked,?

So not approved for use in Coal mines[/quote]
Our lamps are EN Approved however they do not yet have full ATEX certificatio
Topic: Mine at the very head of Cwm Pennant valley
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/06/2010 13:18:50   Subject: Mine at the very head of Cwm Pennant valley
Sorry Lister I didn’t know that shaft was there I thought we were talking about the one in the middle of the site with all the spoil round the edge. Where is the shaft in your pick located?
Topic: 55 bodies found in abandoned mine.
james cartwright

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/06/2010 21:45:32   Subject: 77 bodies found in abandoned mine.
Makes a change from sheep
Topic: Mine at the very head of Cwm Pennant valley
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/06/2010 18:22:18   Subject: Mine at the very head of Cwm Pennant valley
[quote="Lister"]The shaft has a metal grill over it & there is a loud roar of running water from beneath. Not sure how far down the water level is as dident have a torch when walking the area.[/quote]
Topic: wanted.
james cartwright

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 07/06/2010 17:16:41   Subject: wanted.
have a look on ebay mate things are going realy cheep at the mo.i got a almoest new for half the price.
Topic: Mine at the very head of Cwm Pennant valley
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/06/2010 16:34:08   Subject: Mine at the very head of Cwm Pennant valley
Yes it has run in.There looks to be a open cut east side of the set.looks like there might have been a adit runing under it at some point.
Topic: New CapLamps on the UK market
james cartwright

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 07/06/2010 13:17:48   Subject: New CapLamps on the UK market
And the All in one lamp is £135
Topic: Cwt Y Bugail (original) adit draining 5/6/2010
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/06/2010 22:12:03   Subject: Cwt Y Bugail (original) adit draining 5/6/2010
Looks like a great job chaps wish i could have been there.I will get up there and take a look some time soon :thumbsup:
Topic: New CapLamps on the UK market
james cartwright

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 06/06/2010 20:46:56   Subject: New CapLamps on the UK market
Hi all just to let you know we have some new CapLamps on the UK market if anyone is interested to have a look. Any questions feel free to ask Simon or myself as it is of our doing.
[url]htt
Topic: Petzl Duo 5 LED on ebay
james cartwright

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 29/05/2010 23:14:51   Subject: Petzl Duo 5 LED on ebay
My Petzl DUO 5 LED is up for grabs on ebay if anyone is interested.

[url]http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=180512629676&ssPageName=STRK:MESELX:IT[/url]

[tweak]
Topic: Solarforce Torch for sale
james cartwright

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 29/05/2010 23:10:36   Subject: Solarforce Torch for sale
I have put my Solarforce L1200 torch up for sale on ebay if anyone is interested in a very powerful torch.It has a output of 1200 Lumins and cost me £100 2 years ago.It is in very good condtion only b
Topic: Cwm Ciprwth Copper Mine?
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/05/2010 19:31:26   Subject: Cwm Ciprwth Copper Mine?
Thanks for the info chaps Simon and I will have a look around Gilfach some time soon.Would be nice to get some underground pick's up.
Topic: Cwm Ciprwth Copper Mine?
james cartwright

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/05/2010 18:58:24   Subject: Cwm Ciprwth Copper Mine?
I went for a walk up to Cwm Ciprwth copper mine today I must say the water wheel is a splendid sight, as I didn’t have the Wright sort of footwear I could not enter any of the adits . I was wondering
Topic: Wheal Neptune Lead Mine info
james cartwright

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 24/05/2010 23:17:52   Subject: Wheal Neptune Lead Mine info
Thanks for that Graigfawr i will have look into it next week.from what i have read it looks to have been quit producktive.
Topic: Wheal Neptune Lead Mine info
james cartwright

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 18/05/2010 13:20:36   Subject: Wheal Neptune Lead Mine info
Dose anyone know if there is any access to Wheal Neptune Lead Mine in fishgard mid Wales. I have always wanted to have a look at the please but I’m not shore if it is on privet land and the Google ear
Topic: Who is using what camera underground?
james cartwright

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 08/05/2010 11:23:11   Subject: Who is using what camera underground?
I am moestly using a fuji finepix s1500 i fined it to be a great camara for the user who is on a budget it only cost me £128.00 from currys and dose everything i want.

[photo]Personal-Album
Topic: Ystrad Einion Lead Mine - Planks?
james cartwright

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 21/04/2010 19:49:49   Subject: Ystrad Einion Lead Mine - Planks?
we will just have to wate and see what happens no point speculating realy
Topic: Ystrad Einion Lead Mine - Planks?
james cartwright

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 21/04/2010 19:03:51   Subject: Ystrad Einion Lead Mine - Planks?
Dont think we will ever fined out but who ever took it may have been thinking it best to do so in the intrest of helth and safety probebly to stop any come back on the land owner if anything were to h
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