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Posts by ogof

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Topic: Wheal Bellan Mixed Mine Cornwall.
ogof

Forum: South West England   Posted: 11/09/2016 07:37:45   Subject: Wheal Bellan Mixed Mine Cornwall.
Hi all, just a quick question, I am off to Cornwall for a few days and going to do this mine, is there anything safety wise I should be aware off.

Thanks Ian.
Topic: Overground route to Box Backdoor is fenced off.
ogof

Forum: South West England   Posted: 24/04/2016 07:27:06   Subject: Overground route to Box Backdoor is fenced off.
Just a heads up for anyone going there, not going repost all the info and pictures Please see the link below for more info.

http://www.darkplaces.co.uk/phpbb/viewtopic.php?f=46&t=11697
Topic: Box quarry (album)
ogof

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 30/03/2016 14:42:23   Subject: Box quarry (album)
Yes they are Box, I was there and in four of them, so please move them to the Box album.

Thanks Simon.
Topic: Box quarry (album)
ogof

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 13/03/2016 09:19:19   Subject: Box quarry (album)
Yes it's me, and try 5 ft tall. :lol:
Topic: Box Back Door Locked
ogof

Forum: South West England   Posted: 18/10/2014 19:27:08   Subject: Box Back Door Locked
At the moment it is open again.
Topic: A sad bit of mining vandalism
ogof

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/10/2013 19:14:42   Subject: A sad bit of mining vandalism
You did not nick it you just used it for a question, I saw it up on here days ago but only posted to answer the questions about where and when it was taken.

Ian.
Topic: A sad bit of mining vandalism
ogof

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/10/2013 18:08:16   Subject: A sad bit of mining vandalism
Yes it is Upper Balls Green, I uploaded the picture, and was take a short time before it was uploaded.
Topic: Machynlleth
ogof

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 05/10/2012 21:07:23   Subject: Machynlleth
SMWCRT have completed their allocated search tasks and have now been stood down.
Topic: XM-L Driver board needed
ogof

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 16/08/2011 17:50:47   Subject: XM-L Driver board needed
You said on Mine-Explorer you needed the driver to work with 8.4v this driver will only work up to 4.5v
Topic: Ridge Quarry Limestone Mine
ogof

Forum: South West England   Posted: 21/07/2011 17:39:46   Subject: Ridge Quarry Limestone Mine
There was a back way in, but again some prat posted up pictures of it on the internet and it was sealed up.
Topic: Mine exploration group
ogof

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 16/01/2011 07:40:24   Subject: Mine exploration group
Hi digdug123,

I see you have joined Darkplaces, which is the main place to find out about mines around this area, they are a good lot over there too.

I am starting to explore bo
Topic: European mine trip in 2011?
ogof

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/12/2010 18:43:06   Subject: European mine trip in 2011?
I like the sound of a long weekend in Cornwall.
Topic: Nikon P7000 vs Canon G12
ogof

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 19/12/2010 07:31:46   Subject: Nikon P7000 vs Canon G12
I have a G10 and that is a great little camera, but will only do a 15 second exposure which is a bit of a pain for underground pictures.
Topic: Upper (Dinas) Silica Mine
ogof

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 08/10/2010 16:06:52   Subject: Upper (Dinas) Silica Mine
Thanks for that Morlock, should have had a look in there over the summer when it was dryer.
Topic: Upper (Dinas) Silica Mine
ogof

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 07/10/2010 18:13:09   Subject: Upper (Dinas) Silica Mine
Morlock, what is down the hole in the picture you posted, I have seen it but looking in it just seems to stop, is it worth going in?
Topic: Upper (Dinas) Silica Mine
ogof

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 05/10/2010 06:01:29   Subject: Upper (Dinas) Silica Mine
Will only take about half a day at most to have a good look round.
Topic: More on Oldham chargers
ogof

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 02/10/2010 07:38:08   Subject: More on Oldham chargers
I had a single and double charger that were red, the single I converted to charge an FX2 and someone has the double to charge there light will see what I can find out, I do have an empty single charge
Topic: Competiton entry - ogof
ogof

Forum: The 2010 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 18/09/2010 11:18:35   Subject: Competiton entry - ogof
Just three pictures that came out ok when out having a go at light painting.

Looking across the main chamber out to the main entrance.

[link]Upper-Silica-Silica-Mine-User-Album
Topic: Cave diver's body found after 39 years
ogof

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 29/04/2010 17:26:42   Subject: Cave diver's body found after 39 years
A bit more information about it here:

http://www.smwcrt.org/cms/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=99:paulesser&catid=49:teamnews&Itemid=127
Topic: Another open shaft incident
ogof

Forum: South West England   Posted: 08/03/2010 18:50:17   Subject: Another open shaft incident
This may be of interest:

http://news.scotsman.com/news/Call-to-rip-up-rule.6130377.jp
Topic: Another open shaft incident
ogof

Forum: South West England   Posted: 05/03/2010 17:15:07   Subject: Another open shaft incident
Someone should be up for Corporate Manslaughter for that!
Topic: Interesting site on LED Mine/caving lights.
ogof

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 14/01/2010 21:29:45   Subject: Interesting site on LED Mine/caving lights.
May be of interest to someone:

[url]http://www.diodecavern.co.uk/ledcavelights[/url]

[tweak]link made clickable - srl[/tweak]
Topic: HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU ALL
ogof

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/01/2010 08:01:22   Subject: HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU ALL
Yes, Happy New Year to All, and a Good 2010.
Topic: Seacombe Quarry - bug
ogof

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 12/12/2009 20:44:54   Subject: Seacombe Quarry - bug
Good to see some archive pictures of the place, have been there a few times over the years, there are a number of small quarry’s down that way. Next time I am down that way I will take some pictures a
Topic: SRT DVD
ogof

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 12/12/2009 20:31:21   Subject: SRT DVD
I think the DVD was an update of the cave safe videos 2 & 3
Topic: SRT DVD
ogof

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 12/12/2009 15:35:30   Subject: SRT DVD
The person is Andy Sparrow.

Link:

http://caveclimb.com/shop/product_info.php?cPath=24&products_id=32
Topic: where can I cave/mine explore in Cornwall?
ogof

Forum: South West England   Posted: 09/12/2009 20:27:51   Subject: where can I cave/mine explore in Cornwall?
No there are no caves in Cornwall.
Topic: Advice on Speleotechnics lamp wanted PLEEEEEASE
ogof

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/10/2009 07:47:01   Subject: Advice on Speleotechnics lamp wanted PLEEEEEASE
rikj has got it right as my friend has an FX2, if you are looking for a cheap but good light you can fit LED’s in an FX2, takes a bit of time but not that hard to do.

If anyone wants to kn
Topic: 'Proper' SRT Training Sessions
ogof

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 21/09/2009 20:17:01   Subject: 'Proper' SRT Training Sessions
I would be happy to help out with SRT training, not used it that much over the past few years, but have had a fair bit of training and am just getting back up to speed on it.
Topic: Naica Mine Crystal Caves
ogof

Forum: Rest of World   Posted: 19/09/2009 13:29:03   Subject: Naica Mine Crystal Caves
To look at it you would think it was a fake picture and the people had been put on after, looks an incredible place.
Topic: Competition entry Sparty lea
ogof

Forum: The 2009 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 06/09/2009 17:54:44   Subject: Competition entry Sparty lea
There are some cracking shots there Helen. :thumbup:
Topic: An observation (Shafts/Houses)
ogof

Forum: South West England   Posted: 28/08/2009 18:44:15   Subject: An observation (Shafts/Houses)
A most interesting read there Cornish Pixie.
Topic: Cornwall trip Info please.
ogof

Forum: South West England   Posted: 25/08/2009 17:47:32   Subject: Cornwall trip Info please.

Pm sent to you back Geoff, Thanks
Topic: Cornwall trip Info please.
ogof

Forum: South West England   Posted: 22/08/2009 14:41:31   Subject: Cornwall trip Info please.
Hi All,
Am off to Cornwall for the BH weekend, St Just can anyone recommend any interesting mines to go down/into around there. Can do srt and have all the kit and know how to use it, but don’t
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