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Posts by ditzy

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Topic: Hillocks, Whalf, and Knotlow Mines Complex VHS exciting through trip caving
ditzy

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 08/02/2012 16:42:45   Subject: Hillocks, Whalf, and Knotlow Mines Complex VHS exciting through trip caving
ralph is still making these but on dvd i believe
can provide contact details if needed
lots of other ones as well
Topic: Ghana ashanti gold
ditzy

Forum: South Africa   Posted: 20/01/2012 17:51:35   Subject: Ghana ashanti gold
http://www.mining-technology.com/projects/obuasi/obuasi3.html#.TxmnksMqov0.facebook
was sent a link to some stuff about the ghana gold mines
very deep workings
Topic: New around here.... Hello from Stoke!
ditzy

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 18/01/2012 18:16:46   Subject: New around here.... Hello from Stoke!
hi there i am in wolstanton but thats newcastle not stoke :D
lots of stuff to do in the area and lots of people to go with
Topic: Drakelow Tunnels again - Mar2012
ditzy

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 10/12/2011 18:17:03   Subject: Drakelow Tunnels again - Mar2012
http://www.facebook.com/events/218955088178297/

someone we know is running a trip there in march '12
follow link for details
from what i saw they will be finding not a lot!
Topic: Church Litterbugs
ditzy

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 05/12/2011 17:45:28   Subject: Church Litterbugs
[photo]Box-Bath-Stone-Mine-User-Album-Image-70521[/photo]

defo not farmers as deep in box :(
Topic: Crops acre, willowclose, Woodfield and Church North Mines
ditzy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/11/2011 16:06:41   Subject: Crops acre, willowclose, Woodfield and Church North Mines
my father in law lives in islip and we like to visit the mines at the same time
there are several locals i hope to meet up with for trips in the future
the mines are very wet right now so we
Topic: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine
ditzy

Forum: South West England   Posted: 08/11/2011 23:39:29   Subject: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine
very good surveys available from the quarrymans
Box is on 3 sheets
it has changed a lot since my dad was in there as a teenager with lots more paint and roof falls
Topic: holme bank churt mine
ditzy

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 20/09/2011 18:23:15   Subject: holme bank churt mine
had a quick trip the other nite to play with some parafin lamps and camera settings
mostlt all at iso1600 and a "cloudy" wb and times of 30-45 secs

[img]http://www.aditnow.co.uk/cache/
Topic: Horror! home made rope ladder in winzes.
ditzy

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 20/09/2011 15:33:36   Subject: Horror! home made rope ladder in winzes.
great pic!
i think free climbing might actually be safer ::)
Topic: holme bank chert mine access
ditzy

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 20/09/2011 15:23:33   Subject: holme bank chert mine access
contact details are the same/ phone oldfield desighn to arrange keys and permission but they are now charging £2 a head wich is going towards an altzeimers charity. not sure how long this is going to
Topic: CALENDAR 2012 - Submissions Please!
ditzy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/08/2011 13:28:40   Subject: CALENDAR 2012 - Submissions Please!
Yay! :flowers:
wen can i have it please
Topic: CALENDAR 2012 - Submissions Please!
ditzy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/08/2011 12:47:13   Subject: CALENDAR 2012 - Submissions Please!
sent mine yesterday - have they arrived ok?
Topic: 2012 Calendar - I want one
ditzy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/08/2011 22:39:38   Subject: 2012 Calendar - I want one
Simonrl x 2
JohnnearCfon x 2
NewStuff x1
Mr Mike x 1
MadaC x 1
Llay101 x 1
Sougher x 2
christwigg x 1
LeeW x 1
Tamarmole x2
Edd x1
rols
pedr
Topic: Snowden Photo Comp
ditzy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/08/2011 20:57:08   Subject: Snowden Photo Comp
they all look good to me, havent voted yet
:thumbup:

how about aditknow put an entry in for next year?
Topic: Apedale valley light railway gala
ditzy

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 14/08/2011 18:08:58   Subject: Apedale valley light railway gala
saw a poster for this on the 10 and 11 sept
mines and steam trains
http://www.avlr.org.uk/
Topic: wapping /cumberland / Matlock Bath
ditzy

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 13/08/2011 19:17:33   Subject: wapping /cumberland / Matlock Bath
was it inside or out?
how bad was it?
piccy?
was there much of it?
if not done before i am happy to give a hand to tidy up when next down that way.
Topic: Nobel's explosives
ditzy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/08/2011 20:12:31   Subject: Nobel's explosives
ask mr.c bet he knows
Topic: Poop Parc Winch Trip - 20th August 2011
ditzy

Forum: Events   Posted: 10/08/2011 01:24:31   Subject: New event added 'Pool Parc Winch Trip - August 2011' 20/08/2011
hubby has done it an says its about 300 feet and you clip into the winch cable on a bob weight with yuor cowtails and ride in your harness
you land on a plank at water level and unclip but the sh
Topic: Poop Parc Winch Trip - 20th August 2011
ditzy

Forum: Events   Posted: 09/08/2011 19:52:33   Subject: New event added 'Pool Parc Winch Trip - August 2011' 20/08/2011
[quote="simonrl"]Accessed via a 92m shaft, followed by two further 18m pitches (laddered).
[/quote]
i am off work then but hubby is working so cant get there
Topic: Ridge Quarry Limestone Mine
ditzy

Forum: South West England   Posted: 21/07/2011 18:30:57   Subject: Ridge Quarry Limestone Mine
was that the small wet way?

Topic: Ridge Quarry Limestone Mine
ditzy

Forum: South West England   Posted: 19/07/2011 22:12:55   Subject: Ridge Quarry Limestone Mine
hiya
as far as i know ridge isnt accessable at the moment.
Topic: CALENDAR 2012 - Good Causes
ditzy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/07/2011 20:14:11   Subject: 2012 ADITNOW MINE EXPLORATION CALENDAR
I think it would be good if the profits went to cave rescue as they are based on donations and you never know, one day you may need rescueing.
Topic: CALENDAR 2012 - Good Causes
ditzy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/07/2011 16:14:17   Subject: 2012 ADITNOW MINE EXPLORATION CALENDAR
if mine are good enough you can use them
how about these from penarth
i have higher res originals on my lappy

the internal incline
[photo]Penarth-Slate-Mine-User-Album-Image-
Topic: anyone up for jugholes cave sunday 17th??
ditzy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/07/2011 19:04:40   Subject: anyone up for jugholes cave sunday 17th??
had a good trip with cavemonkey and friends, due to lack of sleep we left them before the streamway searies.
it was also good to meet owd git for a few minutes.
Topic: Hi newbie
ditzy

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 17/07/2011 00:31:13   Subject: Hi newbie
welcome to the site mad.
Topic: Danger? at Church Mine North
ditzy

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 15/07/2011 06:23:21   Subject: Danger? at Church Mine North
church n+s connect u/g but the s end has been backfilled and landscaped
Topic: anyone up for jugholes cave sunday 17th??
ditzy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/07/2011 17:02:09   Subject: anyone up for jugholes cave sunday 17th??
pm sent
Topic: slipton mine
ditzy

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 29/05/2011 11:21:23   Subject: slipton mine
hiya
my inlaws live in islip so we go down the local mines when we visit, they are well worth a visit.
i know of 3 mines in the area - willow close/crops acre, church mine and woodfield.
Topic: JDK14421 (photo)
ditzy

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 18/04/2011 13:40:50   Subject: JDK14421 (photo)
after the climb up the scaff and as you go threw the air door into the tube ther is a load of hacked off cable in the door frame didnt look to close this time but will next time
think it was 3 s
Topic: JDK14421 (photo)
ditzy

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 18/04/2011 11:57:01   Subject: JDK14421 (photo)
several went up to the top i think - lesw and bri for 2
i had better delete my pic of that noe
what are the wooden blocks on bars for just cable support or something else?
Topic: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) Trip - April 9th
ditzy

Forum: Events   Posted: 18/04/2011 11:31:12   Subject: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) Trip - April 9th
there the ones
floor wasw covered in pellets and dead theunderflash bangers
;D
Topic: JDK14421 (photo)
ditzy

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 18/04/2011 00:12:41   Subject: JDK14421 (photo)
really good pic much better than my foggy one its rerally clear and shows it well
[link]Trip-9th-April-2011-Image-61577[linkphoto]Trip-9th-April-2011-Image-61577[/linkphoto][/link]
Topic: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) Trip - April 9th
ditzy

Forum: Events   Posted: 16/04/2011 20:38:04   Subject: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) Trip - April 9th
anybody got a good pic of the wood pill boxes for the bb gun fights
mine didnt come out very well :(
Topic: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) Trip - April 9th
ditzy

Forum: Events   Posted: 13/04/2011 18:07:44   Subject: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) Trip - April 9th
just added 17 of my pics to the album but i cant edit them with names and stuff? picked ones that i thought were good and not taken all reddy
Topic: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) Trip - April 9th
ditzy

Forum: Events   Posted: 10/04/2011 14:54:43   Subject: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) Trip - April 9th
[quote="ChrisJC"]Thirded by me. :thumbup:

What strikes me about these do's is that there are folk that one has corresponded via forums, but one doesn't recognise. So one is shiftily glanc
Topic: great masson Lead Mine
ditzy

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 22/03/2011 22:09:01   Subject: great masson Lead Mine
just added some pics and updated the ngr
looks like several entries for the same place
black ox and high loft are bits of great masson and masson hill is the wrong name for the same place
Topic: Rust mine shells - HELP WANTED!
ditzy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/03/2011 15:55:44   Subject: Rust mine shells - HELP WANTED!
have seen broken ones and they are hollow
dnt no if full of water when complete tho
Topic: Rust mine shells - HELP WANTED!
ditzy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/03/2011 23:19:00   Subject: Rust mine shells - HELP WANTED!
[link]Personal-Album-1623-Image-59969[linkphoto]Personal-Album-1623-Image-59969[/linkphoto][/link]
[link]Personal-Album-1623-Image-59970[linkphoto]Personal-Album-1623-Image-59970[/linkphoto][/lin
Topic: Rust mine shells - HELP WANTED!
ditzy

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/03/2011 21:23:24   Subject: Rust mine shells - HELP WANTED!
derbyshie-
holme bank chert mine
jug holes
ashford black marble mine

wilts
monks park

have some pics and will look them out
always called it popcorn rust
Topic: devonshire problems
ditzy

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 22/02/2011 18:12:59   Subject: devonshire problems
http://www.aditnow.co.uk/mines/devonshire-mine-Fluorite-Mine/

http://www.aditnow.co.uk/mines/Devonshire-Lead-Mine

think these 2 are the same plave?
Topic: 'Derbyshire Weekend Meet' - 21/05/2011
ditzy

Forum: Events   Posted: 22/02/2011 18:06:47   Subject: New event added 'Derbyshire Weekend Meet' on 21/05/2011 at 10:00
http://www.aditnow.co.uk/community/viewtopic.aspx?t=5300
info about devonshire that i had sent to me from the club
Topic: devonshire problems
ditzy

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 22/02/2011 18:05:12   Subject: devonshire problems
received this from my club on 1/2/11

[i]Message received about Devonshire from a local cave/mine leader - the movement mentioned around the entrance was noted by another instructor some tim
Topic: 'Derbyshire Weekend Meet' - 21/05/2011
ditzy

Forum: Events   Posted: 22/02/2011 17:49:37   Subject: New event added 'Derbyshire Weekend Meet' on 21/05/2011 at 10:00
[quote="RockChick"]Basically- there's lots of places to stay in the peak district- shall we decide where we're going underground first, [i]then[/i] sort out where to stay?!

As for sugestion
Topic: Speedwell Info
ditzy

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 14/02/2011 12:41:24   Subject: Speedwell Info
[url]http://www.peakcavemonitoring.org.uk/content/view/3/3/[/url]
dont think thats been limked before, scroll down for speedwell stuff
the shaft by the changing room/ old cafe has goy a fan
Topic: Wood Mine - Engine Vein Through Trip - 02/04/11
ditzy

Forum: Events   Posted: 01/02/2011 19:57:50   Subject: New event added 'Wood Mine - Engine Vein Through Trip' on 02/04/2011 at 10:00
;D
thanks - will check dates etc and get back yo you
Topic: Wood Mine - Engine Vein Through Trip - 02/04/11
ditzy

Forum: Events   Posted: 30/01/2011 18:43:38   Subject: New event added 'Wood Mine - Engine Vein Through Trip' on 02/04/2011 at 10:00
sounds good specialy as i missed the last one but it s on a sat :(
if theres a sun option then im in :D
Topic: what's best for trips- saturdays or sundays?
ditzy

Forum: Events   Posted: 13/01/2011 16:35:02   Subject: what's best for trips- saturdays or sundays?
sundays best for me atm
Topic: Pelicase for DSLR
ditzy

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 13/01/2011 14:21:13   Subject: Pelicase for DSLR
my peli case says 1200 on it and i can just get my dslr in with a few bits as well but had to trim the foam top and bottom.
it wont fit with the tripod thing screwed on though.
not sure i co
Topic: Box Stone Mines: Query
ditzy

Forum: South West England   Posted: 13/01/2011 13:44:12   Subject: Box Stone Mines: Query
[img]http://lh4.ggpht.com/_p7PJUizqmLw/TS8AhTTPmpI/AAAAAAAAAoY/OH6cYRHObgE/s640/IMGP0833.JPG[/img]
another pic of pipe smokers in box
this is by the delta rectangle shafts
Topic: Box Stone Mines: Query
ditzy

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/01/2011 19:22:17   Subject: Box Stone Mines: Query
is this one of them?
this was taken near the crab winch.
[img]http://lh6.ggpht.com/_p7PJUizqmLw/TS3_DSCv5CI/AAAAAAAAAn8/t0ifYpAXOxg/s640/IMGP1512.JPG[/img]
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