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Topic: Cwmorthin chamber 8 East
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/09/2019 08:50:28   Subject: Cwmorthin chamber 8 East
[quote="Llion"]The hole in the roof goes in @50 yards to a branch, left goes @50 yds and right goes @100, or vice versa, and both are dead ends :thumbdown:[/quote]

Wonder what is was for, m
Topic: For Sale - Niche Item !
RAMPAGE

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 27/09/2019 13:24:41   Subject: For Sale - Niche Item !

They sound really interesting! And I have a record player all set up and in regular use.

I would be most delighted to take them off your hands if the offer still stands ^_^
Topic: Cwmorthin chamber 8 East
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/09/2019 11:58:25   Subject: Cwmorthin chamber 8 East
[quote="SimonRL"]The floor B tunnel on the east side of 8E is easy to spot, it's just behind that big fallen block.

Marty's photo shows it clearly:

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Topic: Miles of rare gold have been discovered
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/08/2019 08:06:53   Subject: Miles of rare gold have been discovered
I didn't know Gold and Rare Gold were different.

I'll update my Periodic Table.
Topic: Calendar 2020 - Photographs please!
RAMPAGE

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/08/2019 09:38:21   Subject: Calendar 2020 - Photographs please!
[quote="staffordshirechina"]Miles, it's a calendar, not a zombie apocalypse movie.....:lol:[/quote]

How very dare you :lol:

Topic: Calendar 2020 - Photographs please!
RAMPAGE

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/08/2019 20:19:15   Subject: Calendar 2020 - Photographs please!
Not taken many this year. Of those I have I quite like this one but not sure if it's the sort of thing you want.

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Topic: Electrical Engineer Help Needed!
RAMPAGE

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/06/2019 17:48:49   Subject: Electrical Engineer Help Needed!
Okay, well I got an email back from Bowers and they do have those regulators in stock but the sticking part is that they want 834 pounds for one. So that's not happening.

I have found somet
Topic: Electrical Engineer Help Needed!
RAMPAGE

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/06/2019 21:05:16   Subject: Electrical Engineer Help Needed!
Thank you for that! Nice machine, looks like it's on a narrowboat.

My Lister is a petrol hit-and-miss job, hopper cooled and twin flywheel. Lovely old engine but will just run forever.
Topic: Electrical Engineer Help Needed!
RAMPAGE

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/06/2019 18:46:18   Subject: Electrical Engineer Help Needed!
[quote="Andy Mears"]I would say the small terminals are the field, and it's getting hot because with no regulator you're putting the full output (from your lamp experiment probably over 100v with no r
Topic: Electrical Engineer Help Needed!
RAMPAGE

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/06/2019 18:45:06   Subject: Electrical Engineer Help Needed!
Thanks so much everyone for your brilliant responses! Particularly impressed that some of you even found a supplier for the regulator that's supposed to go with this dynamo. I've sent them an email to
Topic: Electrical Engineer Help Needed!
RAMPAGE

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/05/2019 17:04:18   Subject: Electrical Engineer Help Needed!
[quote="Morlock"]Would it be around 7 inches diameter and 15 inches long?

The red/black are the output terminals and the smaller brass studs are the field connections. Suggest there was som
Topic: Electrical Engineer Help Needed!
RAMPAGE

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/05/2019 16:20:20   Subject: Electrical Engineer Help Needed!
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Errr well I couldn't tell you what loco it is off, it might not even be off a lo
Topic: Electrical Engineer Help Needed!
RAMPAGE

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/05/2019 15:09:23   Subject: Electrical Engineer Help Needed!
Righty everyone, there are some good brains on here so I come with a question I hope you can help with.

I have here a big turny thing that looks like an electric motor. However I am told it
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 30th of May
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/05/2019 13:05:05   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 30th of May
I'm hoping to come! Although I am likely to get lost. I'll just go to Trefriw and head north until I see you. If you can just about hear a near silent black range rover over the sound of the birds the
Topic: Moel Fferna wagon.
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/05/2019 14:24:34   Subject: Moel Fferna wagon.
[quote="Praada"]We went last year, I'm pretty sure its had its wheels nicked and is upside down at one of the junctions on the 3rd level. [/quote]

Wonderful. Can't depend on SRT to provide
Topic: Eckington Colliery closure?
RAMPAGE

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 17/05/2019 10:06:38   Subject: A different sort of sad news!
That's sad :(

How come?
Topic: Thriddle Shaft, Coniston.
RAMPAGE

Forum: North West England   Posted: 21/02/2019 22:37:41   Subject: Thriddle Shaft, Coniston.
Is that the one with the little wheel at the top? Shaft top is underground but accessed by a short level from the footpath?
Topic: historic miners truck....chuckle chuckle !
RAMPAGE

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/02/2019 14:01:23   Subject: historic miners truck....chuckle chuckle !
I know a farmer who very proudly showed me his mine wagon that he found on his land, he has it in his garden as a planter.

I took one look at it and it's clearly an 80's era cave-dig wagon
Topic: It's Hello from me!
RAMPAGE

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 19/01/2019 09:41:46   Subject: It's Hello from me!
What the 'eck you going on about fella? :blink:
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 17th of January
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/01/2019 15:40:35   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 17th of January

Can't come now sorry everyone. Got to take a crate of files to the accountants in Mold :thumbdown:
Topic: It's Hello from me!
RAMPAGE

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 17/01/2019 15:36:21   Subject: It's Hello from me!
Alreet mate welcome
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 17th of January
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/01/2019 23:15:10   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 17th of January
It's all about technique you know :smartass:
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 17th of January
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/01/2019 19:57:13   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 17th of January
will come if I can.

no idea where my srt kit even is!

7m? I could just bring an electron ladder....
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/01/2019 09:35:50   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
[quote="jaiyls"]i thought you're reputation "was" one of a flowery onesie with a cordless vibra......I mean screwdriver :lol:[/quote]

You been watching my private videos? :angel:
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/12/2018 23:43:32   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
[quote="sinker"]

Yeah, that's DEFINITELY a picture of a drill being used ;)[/quote]


Yes yes. Well you're not getting the one of me in a flowery onesie with a cordless screw
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/12/2018 23:39:04   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
[quote="Mr.C"]

Goodness. what a magnificent tool.
[/quote]

Yep, the drill is handy too :lol:

Yes there is a clutch but it's already caused quite a bit of pain be
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/12/2018 15:44:17   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
Picture of the drill in use, thanks to Pete Knight.

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Topic: Gwynedd Archives
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/12/2018 22:07:34   Subject: Gwynedd Archives
[quote="grahami"]Will Roberts the proprietor of Gloddfa Ganol [/quote]

You know his son Sion? I presume you do! He's a good mate of mine.
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/12/2018 20:33:40   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
Yeah I know what you mean. Wasn't long ago I'd be doing well to get a 20mm hole sunk 1m with a pile of batteries and still be home for cornflakes.

Now I've got this monster 54v Dewalt with
Topic: A new member
RAMPAGE

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 26/12/2018 20:24:21   Subject: A new member
[quote="Karl Marx"]I popped out with a few of the usual suspects to Aberllyn Mine and they were all good blokes.
[/quote]

There are also some highly capable and experienced females i
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/12/2018 16:53:13   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
It was rather over-charged. But that was very deliberate as it was for the documentary and we wanted to be able to see something. If it was charged properly there would have been just a dull thud and
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/12/2018 10:19:16   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard

It was brilliant mate, and done really well. Yes I have it on disk. I never watch TV either (really don't like it!) but I do have a licence so that I can access the 2% of genuinely worthwhile pr
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/12/2018 01:01:09   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard

Thanks for the info Roy. Might be just the ticket! Will give thought to buying one the next time I have a make an important video.

Speaking of videos, and Hidden Wales, I've uploaded
Topic: Cwmorthin on TV tonight
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/12/2018 21:52:04   Subject: Cwmorthin on TV tonight
I've opened a Vimeo account so I can upload videos.

Here is one of the solo numbers. The audio was twin-mike 24bit 96khz so lovely quality. There is a moving image too but it's quite grainy
Topic: Cwmorthin on TV tonight
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/12/2018 21:48:26   Subject: Cwmorthin on TV tonight
[quote="Pete Monkhouse"]Miles - what you have done and continue to do with the mine, your business and the interaction with the local community is an absolute credit to you and your staff. It makes me
Topic: Number of working underground mines in the UK
RAMPAGE

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/12/2018 17:03:22   Subject: Number of working underground mines in the UK
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]The Geevor Adit worked for years with a nut and bolt keeping the wittle childwen out. Due to it being an active mine, it now has more chains on it than Mr T.
Topic: Cwmorthin on TV tonight
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/12/2018 21:31:34   Subject: Cwmorthin on TV tonight
link for iPlayer:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/p06tt0nd/heno-wed-19-dec-2018

I do have it all recorded on my own cameras so I'll sort the files out :)
Topic: Cwmorthin on TV tonight
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/12/2018 15:13:29   Subject: Cwmorthin on TV tonight
[quote="Pete Monkhouse"]Which chamber Miles? You didn't manage to tempt them all into the lost world for an hour of digging I guess?[/quote]

haha no, not sure that would have gone down well
Topic: Cwmorthin on TV tonight
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/12/2018 11:47:47   Subject: Cwmorthin on TV tonight

Last night was a very special night in Cwmorthin. We had 124 people in one chamber, lit by about 300 candles, for a one-off Christmas carol service, in English and Welsh. The acoustics were grea
Topic: AditNow Christmas party, 2018 !!
RAMPAGE

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/12/2018 11:36:49   Subject: AditNow Christmas party, 2018 !!
I'd like to say a big thank you for putting on the lovely evening, so wonderful to see so many very good friends all at the same time.

Thanks so very much indeed :flowers:
Topic: AditNow Christmas party, 2018 !!
RAMPAGE

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/12/2018 11:29:36   Subject: AditNow Christmas party, 2018 !!
[quote="Wyn"]its time to practise a smile in the mirror and google the meaning of frivolity![/quote]

I'll see your Frivolity and raise ye to Merriment :o
Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
RAMPAGE

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 10/12/2018 12:06:11   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
There are even bigger ones now like this 56,000 lumen one:

https://ebay.us/aazlBE

Or even this 60,000 lumen one:

https://ebay.us/YwwEBo

They are a lot of mo
Topic: Hidden Wales: Cwmystwyth
RAMPAGE

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 09/12/2018 00:21:34   Subject: Hidden Wales: Cwmystwyth
Nice one Roy! I've not had chance to watch it yet but I've got it in MP4/HD format as well as the first episode in case you want a copy.

8-)
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 29/11/2018 11:13:09   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard

What are they like quality wise? fairly robust or tacky rubbish?

I was hoping to make some more videos for Go Below at some point but they are always so hard to get it bright enough.<
Topic: Cave Diver wanted
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/11/2018 19:49:34   Subject: Cave Diver wanted
[quote="Boy Engineer"]For the price of a tank and reg you could get 10 or 11 sets of drain rods from the folk who promise to fix your screws :lol:
No training issues and you won't get that wet.[/
Topic: Cave Diver wanted
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/11/2018 19:45:24   Subject: Cave Diver wanted
[quote="jagman"]Just buy yourself an air tank.
How hard can it be?


;D[/quote]

Never do yourself what you can get someone else to do.

Besides, I don't like g
Topic: Cave Diver wanted
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/11/2018 10:59:08   Subject: Cave Diver wanted

I am looking for a cave diver to help with a project!

I'm wanting a field-telephone wire running though a couple of submerged tunnels so that we can have voice-comms for a project th
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/11/2018 21:21:49   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
[quote="Pete K"]Pred and Cwmorthin were obviously the highlight, but that was an excellent hour of TV.[/quote]

No, I was the highlight
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/11/2018 21:16:21   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
[quote="alex17595"]Just don't let the fame get to your head :blink:

I have just seen a clip from episode 2 that Roy is in.


Its on record because I will be at work.[/quote]
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
RAMPAGE

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/11/2018 19:57:30   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard

It's Cwmorthin and I'm in it :D

Actually my good friend Pred is the main event, he does all the talking on screen whilst I hide in the background. I'm rather shy on screen.

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