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Posts by Edd

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Topic: Sad news
Edd

Forum: North West England   Posted: 21/05/2019 16:06:59   Subject: Sad news
That is very sad news ;( Always enjoyed chatting with Kate and met her on a few trips out and about ;(
Topic: Long Rake Name Clarification
Edd

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 15/08/2018 16:54:13   Subject: Long Rake Name Clarification
[quote="Praada"][quote="Edd"][quote="Praada"]We thought it was just fog and slight dust until we got across the rails and couldn't see 3 feet in front of us! That's where the journey got cut short and
Topic: Long Rake Name Clarification
Edd

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 15/08/2018 16:11:50   Subject: Long Rake Name Clarification
[quote="Praada"]We thought it was just fog and slight dust until we got across the rails and couldn't see 3 feet in front of us! That's where the journey got cut short and we returned to the surface n
Topic: Hendre Spar
Edd

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/06/2018 09:47:19   Subject: Hendre Spar
I guess that could be the big collapse that blocked the incline.
Topic: Hendre Spar
Edd

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/06/2018 09:05:43   Subject: Hendre Spar
As far as I am aware it’s choked. I think you can get out under it further down after the big ladder. When we explored the lower stopes when they pumped the water we didn’t see any sign of it breaking
Topic: Radon
Edd

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/03/2018 08:49:29   Subject: Radon
[quote="Mr Mike"]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 min
Topic: Locating mine entrance - aerial photo
Edd

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/03/2018 15:58:44   Subject: Locating mine entrance - aerial photo
[quote="AR"]Now I've had time to think, I don't think John's published work covers this area - the one I'm thinking of is in Mining History vol 19 no. 2 "Coal Mining near Buxton: Thatch Marsh, Orchard
Topic: Croesor Rhosydd damaged aids
Edd

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/03/2018 16:54:47   Subject: Croesor Rhosydd damaged aids
[quote="Pete K"]The photo of that rope damage screams "needs a rebelay" to me. Are they all straight drops for ease of passage or is the rock so bad that it can't be rigged properly with rebelays on t
Topic: Croesor Rhosydd damaged aids
Edd

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/03/2018 16:52:03   Subject: Croesor Rhosydd damaged aids
[quote="tegwin"]Yes I remember the original 12mm cable and large industrial pulley block. It was there for atleast 10 years if memory serves before one of the strands snapped and someone replaced it w
Topic: Milwr Tunnel & Olwyn Goch news
Edd

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 11/01/2018 12:39:10   Subject: Milwr Tunnel & Olwyn Goch news
A few of us camped over night in the limestone workings a few years back and 2 of us have had children since then so no lasting effects :lol:
Topic: Wanting to join the DCA but have questions
Edd

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/01/2018 10:24:42   Subject: Wanting to join the DCA but have questions
[quote="Praada"]Hi Edd, i emailed the DCC secretary through your website yesterday :) Interested in joining and attending underground meets :) Usually explore with a couple of friends who aren't as b
Topic: Milwr Tunnel & Olwyn Goch news
Edd

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 11/01/2018 09:37:28   Subject: Milwr Tunnel & Olwyn Goch news
My personal "worst bit" of the HDL is the connection between Lewis's shaft and the Great Halkyn Lode. 95% of the tunnel is 5ft high due to back filling to put a railway in so for a 6ft person its a n
Topic: Wanting to join the DCA but have questions
Edd

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/01/2018 09:06:30   Subject: Wanting to join the DCA but have questions
[quote="Praada"]

Especially interested in the Alderley edge mines and Ecton Deep which have been on my list for a long time now! I also seek SRT training which i have been told the DCA prov
Topic: Croesor-Rhosydd rigging
Edd

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/03/2017 14:22:12   Subject: Croesor-Rhosydd rigging
Sad to hear the pulley has been sunk ;( was a bloody heavy thing to lug up there!

It was only really in there to stop people having problems with small pulleys on the 14mm cable. My thinkin
Topic: Caplecleugh Low Level, Nenthead
Edd

Forum: North West England   Posted: 30/11/2016 07:27:16   Subject: Caplecleugh Low Level, Nenthead
[quote="staffordshirechina"][quote="Edd"]On another note does any one know who takes the groups of kids through? I was in there with a party a few weeks ago and was met by a party of kids being guide
Topic: Caplecleugh Low Level, Nenthead
Edd

Forum: North West England   Posted: 29/11/2016 23:56:44   Subject: Caplecleugh Low Level, Nenthead
On another note does any one know who takes the groups of kids through? I was in there with a party a few weeks ago and was met by a party of kids being guided by one man on his own. Must of been 20
Topic: Smallcleugh Christmassy Quiz
Edd

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/11/2016 14:25:07   Subject: Smallcleugh Christmassy Quiz
[quote="Jim MacPherson"][quote="Edd"]
But if no graffiti is left then what is there for the next generation to photograph and enjoy. I understand the rude words as that is being childish but to
Topic: Smallcleugh Christmassy Quiz
Edd

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/11/2016 13:45:16   Subject: Smallcleugh Christmassy Quiz
[quote="PeteJ"]J W Robson was the foreman/manager at Roughside Mine in 1964/5. J Moon is also visible - of NCMRS from West Cumbria and Haig - John mapped and explored most of the Lake District Mines
Topic: Flash Bulbs
Edd

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/11/2014 22:21:09   Subject: Flash Bulbs
:smartass:
Topic: some DCC history
Edd

Forum: North East England   Posted: 26/09/2014 09:55:47   Subject: some DCC history
they look really interesting :) I am not sure if we have them in the archives actually. Would you be able to send me a scan of them?
Topic: CRTT
Edd

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/08/2014 22:56:42   Subject: CRTT
Same old S**t different day!
Topic: AditNow T Shirts & Mugs - REDUCED
Edd

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/08/2014 11:45:49   Subject: AditNow T Shirts & Mugs - REDUCED
The shop can be found here - http://www.aditnow.co.uk/store/AditNow-Merchandise/

Just bought some t Shirts :thumbup:
Topic: Blaenau trip 02/08/14
Edd

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/07/2014 08:19:19   Subject: Vanoord's annual underground foray
What about a tunnel trip :p
Topic: NAHMO 2014
Edd

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/07/2014 11:02:19   Subject: NAHMO 2014
My legs still ache from the walk up on Saturday :lol:
Topic: Hello from Purds
Edd

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 04/06/2014 21:13:55   Subject: Hello from Purds
Welcome Purdy :)
Topic: Cwmorthin access.
Edd

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/05/2014 13:15:55   Subject: Cwmorthin access.
He really needs to rethink the way its locked! Get rid of the chain and have the padlock into a metal box so it cant be cut off but can still be seen and opened
Topic: Cwmorthin access.
Edd

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/05/2014 12:46:44   Subject: Cwmorthin access.
The site seems to be down at the moment, can any one enlighten us as to what's happening?
Topic: info on long rake guys
Edd

Forum: North East England   Posted: 26/03/2014 21:33:53   Subject: info on long rake guys
As J says it is a hell of a mine to negotiate at the best of times but dragging dive gear through the collapses and on through the lead works would be a killer.

Also bear in mind that the
Topic: Hendre spar calcite Mine, is flooding
Edd

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/02/2014 09:57:25   Subject: Hendre spar calcite Mine, is flooding
It was fantastic to see the bottom level when it drained but would of loved to have seen it drain more and seen the next floor down. The level was very interesting and strange to see the incline they
Topic: 18650 cells, anyone after any?
Edd

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 04/01/2014 16:30:05   Subject: 18650 cells, anyone after any?
Thanks for letting us know and hope you manage to get your money back ok :)
Topic: Merry Christmas and thanks for your support
Edd

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 30/12/2013 08:26:20   Subject: Merry Christmas and thanks for your support
Merry Christmas and happy new year to you too :)
Topic: 18650 cells, anyone after any?
Edd

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 30/11/2013 09:10:20   Subject: 18650 cells, anyone after any?
Yeah you have to be careful with them dodgey online traders pushing old laptop cells :tongue:

I would be interested in some tho :lol:
Topic: 2014 Calendar - available to order finally!
Edd

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2013 12:51:03   Subject: 2014 Calendar - available to order finally!
Mine turned up to :) Looking fantastic :)
Topic: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
Edd

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/11/2013 17:33:11   Subject: Incident at Rhosydd 11/11/13
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]I usually give an expected time then the "panic" time is one hour later.

I agree 6 hours is far too long, but 30 minutes is not really enough. In some case I would mak
Topic: Cwmorthin, Rhosydd and Croesor 1982
Edd

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/11/2013 08:50:36   Subject: Cwmorthin, Rhosydd and Croesor 1982
Fantastic pictures there :) need to get them all added to the site for historical record :)

Its good to see how the chapel was :)
Topic: 2014 Calendar - available to order finally!
Edd

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/11/2013 10:21:27   Subject: 2014 Calendar - available to order finally!
Ordered :)
Topic: Appeal to save quarrymens' Cwmorthin terrace, Blaenau Ffestiniog
Edd

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/10/2013 22:27:09   Subject: Appeal to save quarrymens' Cwmorthin terrace, Blaenau Ffestiniog
Havent they recently done some work on the farm the other side of the lake? Think Pingu was telling me about this on the last CRTT
Topic: Appeal to save quarrymens' Cwmorthin terrace, Blaenau Ffestiniog
Edd

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/10/2013 22:19:51   Subject: Appeal to save quarrymens' Cwmorthin terrace, Blaenau Ffestiniog
Was sad to see a few more walls come down up at Rhosydd last time we were there but it is inevitable with the weather up there. I believe part of the chapel has fallen down too. Is this true?
Topic: Happy Halloween- Anyone got any creepy shots!
Edd

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/10/2013 22:16:30   Subject: Happy Halloween- Anyone got any creepy shots!
Not mines but a couple from under stockport

[img]http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3679/10523206405_61c489d3a8_z.jpg[/img]

[img]http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3727/10523055165_09788b1
Topic: video tapes
Edd

Forum: South West England   Posted: 31/10/2013 08:26:23   Subject: video tapes
PM Sent :)
Topic: Photo browsing
Edd

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 30/10/2013 08:20:41   Subject: Photo browsing
Have to agree actually ;)
Topic: Chinese cave system
Edd

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/10/2013 22:59:52   Subject: Chinese cave system
Now that would take one hell of a determined club to gate..... :angel:
Topic: CRTT : canoe return ropes snapped
Edd

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/09/2013 08:13:26   Subject: CRTT : canoe return ropes snapped
There is a load of blue poly prop buried in there some where to replace it. I will ask John where it is for the next trip :)
Topic: 2014 Calendar - beneficiaries
Edd

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/09/2013 13:15:02   Subject: 2014 Calendar - beneficiaries
CMT :thumbsup:
Topic: Drakelow Museum?
Edd

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 27/08/2013 16:15:33   Subject: Drakelow Museum?
Would make it much easier for doing trips :)
Topic: Very clever solution to an awkward dig
Edd

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/08/2013 17:40:11   Subject: Very clever solution to an awkward dig
[youtube]levhlcVYcLw[/youtube]
Topic: Big Trouble Brewing at Sir Francis ?
Edd

Forum: North East England   Posted: 17/08/2013 17:18:04   Subject: Big Trouble Brewing at Sir Francis ?
Done :)
Topic: Working a 23ft coal seam in the 1870s
Edd

Forum: Europe   Posted: 13/08/2013 08:49:19   Subject: Working a 23ft coal seam in the 1870s
They seem to find us :lol:
Topic: Working a 23ft coal seam in the 1870s
Edd

Forum: Europe   Posted: 13/08/2013 08:29:39   Subject: Working a 23ft coal seam in the 1870s
Lookis like a dig were doing at Alderley :lol:
Topic: Nuttlar Schist Mine in Germany
Edd

Forum: Europe   Posted: 07/08/2013 16:49:19   Subject: Nuttlar Schist Mine in Germany
Cracking archive pics you have posted on ME. Any chance you could upload them to the archive album on here :flowers:
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