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Topic: Cwmorthin chamber 8 East
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/09/2019 09:20:50   Subject: Cwmorthin chamber 8 East
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:
Topic: Pant-yr-Afon (Llechwedd) power station tours
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/07/2019 08:42:48   Subject: Pant-yr-Afon (Llechwedd) power station tours
Only 1 space left for Sunday :(
Had a tour of the inside about 15 yrs ago, it's a bigger version of what we used to see up in Mf before the scroats got in, nice big slate slabs covered in switc
Topic: Sad news
Llion

Forum: North West England   Posted: 14/05/2019 18:16:57   Subject: Sad news

Sad news :( met up with Kate before doing the copper mines and had a good chat with Ian at the museum.

Rest in Peace Kate.

Condolences to Ian.
Topic: Derelict land as wildlife refuges
Llion

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 25/04/2019 15:11:17   Subject: Derelict land as wildlife refuges
[quote="sinker"][quote="ttxela"]Similar to the rare stuff that grows on lead contaminated tips in the Peak. Funny how what might be regarded as pollution turns out to provide rare habitats for differe
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/04/2019 08:36:37   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke

Be ti'n galw Jac Codi Baw cyfeillgar ?

Jac Codi Llaw

;D
Topic: Maenofferen
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/04/2019 13:22:01   Subject: Maenofferen
[quote="euros"]I don't mean to imply that the area is a heap. It's just that in welsh you would refer to a pile of stones as tomen .
I also hope they don't use Llechryd.
Llechryd means ford
Topic: Maenofferen
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/04/2019 12:32:27   Subject: Maenofferen
[quote="euros"]Sometimes listed as Maenofferem, but mostly Maenofferen in old newspapers. Fferem is not farm. Fferm is Farm! Offeren as mass is fine , but as mass of stones, not ecclesiastic.
A
Topic: Maenofferen
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/04/2019 06:56:00   Subject: Maenofferen
[quote="jaiyls"]slate mountain! everything in English website n all no Cymraeg :guns: bit of a stink about it on local radio, apparently it will be in welsh "eventually" nice AFTERTHOUGHT cheeky _unts
Topic: G Pump Turbine and belt sheaves (photo)
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/04/2019 08:32:23   Subject: G Pump Turbine and belt sheaves (photo)
[quote="Pete Monkhouse"]Is there still enough to see to make it worthwhile crawling in the water under the gate where it all comes out?[/quote]

If you plan a trip Pete let me know, would li
Topic: G Pump Turbine and belt sheaves (photo)
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/04/2019 08:28:54   Subject: G Pump Turbine and belt sheaves (photo)
Thanks Grahami, that's the big metal block thingy ;D not sure how to get photos off the site onto threads..
There is a nice big collapse not far from the adit, a load of small pipes carry the wa
Topic: G Pump Turbine and belt sheaves (photo)
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 11/04/2019 08:59:10   Subject: G Pump Turbine and belt sheaves (photo)
[quote="SimonRL"][quote="Llion"]
But you can still see the big metal block that holds the pipe coming down to G from DE :thumbsup:;D[/quote]

Where is that Llion? Don't think I've seen
Topic: G Pump Turbine and belt sheaves (photo)
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/04/2019 13:10:33   Subject: G Pump Turbine and belt sheaves (photo)

But you can still see the big metal block that holds the pipe coming down to G from DE :thumbsup:;D
Topic: G Pump Turbine and belt sheaves (photo)
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/04/2019 13:00:32   Subject: G Pump Turbine and belt sheaves (photo)

Yes :(:(:(
Topic: Weardie Beardies - Cornwall's Mining Oddball Meetup
Llion

Forum: South West England   Posted: 07/03/2019 13:51:03   Subject: Weardie Beardies - Cornwall's Mining Oddball Meetup
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]Somehow this seems appropriate.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6A8WjGP9SQE

OK I will get my coat.[/quote]

:lol::lol::lol::lol::lol:
Topic: Maenofferen
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/02/2019 23:12:32   Subject: Maenofferen

Underground trips start in April ;( :( :blink:
Topic: Caban- Oakeley and Votty magazine
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/01/2019 10:38:38   Subject: Caban- Oakeley and Votty magazine
I know a man who has them all, in binders :)
I also know that he will not let them out of his sight !! So there is no point in asking.
Some of you off here will also know him..he usually gre
Topic: Thursday Nighters 1st of November
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/10/2018 09:30:36   Subject: Thursday Nighters 1st of November
[quote="llay101"]Do you know the way Llion?:lol:[/quote]

I'm hoping someone will be there to show me the way...:smartass::smartass::smartass:

PS Jase... :lol::lol::lol::guns::gu
Topic: Thursday Nighters 1st of November
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/10/2018 07:11:42   Subject: Thursday Nighters 1st of November

:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Mining out in the Nevada desert
Llion

Forum: North America   Posted: 17/10/2018 10:12:20   Subject: Mining out in the Nevada desert

Brilliant work and brilliant pics you two ;D

Enjoy the fun...before you become millionaires :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Quarry for sale....
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/10/2018 19:34:29   Subject: Quarry for sale....

£95,000 for the site...and £10 million quid of classic car parts ;D Bargain.
Topic: Thursday Nighters 4th October
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/10/2018 13:26:59   Subject: Thursday Nighters 4th October
[quote="Willy Eckerslyke"]Sorry about the last minute post. :-[
This week we're having a wander through Cwmorthin with the option of a little SRT thrown in. Could be a late finish! :thumbup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 27th of September
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/09/2018 13:00:16   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 27th of September

It's lovely weather in Ffestiniog at the mo :) nice little walk up for you...but I'm back in Mochdre later so can't join you, again
:( Have fun :thumbsup:
Topic: Members Survey
Llion

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 23/09/2018 09:38:10   Subject: Members Survey

Yes ;D
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 16th of August
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/08/2018 08:10:21   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 16th of August
Grrr only just seen this :( I could have come had I known. :curse:
Oh well, next time :)
Topic: Holme Bank Beneath The Waterline
Llion

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 01/08/2018 12:23:55   Subject: Holme Bank Beneath The Waterline
Cool that. I would love to dive quarries...but..time, age and money won't allow it :lol:
Topic: Thursday nighters - 12th of July
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/07/2018 11:22:40   Subject: Thursday nighters - 12th of July

Though I could make this one...but I thought wrong :( :thumbdown: Have fun, hopefully see you soon....
Topic: Rhosydd - Bad Air
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/07/2018 08:33:48   Subject: Rhosydd - Bad Air

Rotting explorers ? ;(
Topic: Rhosydd Quarry Activity
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/11/2017 12:41:04   Subject: Rhosydd Quarry Activity
[quote="TheBogieman"]Ty Gorsaf (ex Queen's), zero hygiene rated? :o

(Or have they now got their act together again?)[/quote]

New owners taken over...no more mouldy food >:(
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 26th of October
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/10/2017 10:36:34   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 26th of October

Hope to be there... ;D
Topic: I'm back!
Llion

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 22/10/2017 09:12:49   Subject: I'm back!

Hello Tunnel mole :)
I'm one of the two Mochdre residents...only been here 4 yrs though, born n bred in Ffestiniog...and missing it :( ..anyway.
Don't think we've met over the year
Topic: Rhosydd (help)
Llion

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 21/08/2017 16:02:13   Subject: Rhosydd (help)
[quote="RAMPAGE"][quote="Llion"]
Welcome Stu :)
I know Rhosydd very well...and would only charge £500 per head to take you around :)[/quote]

At that rate, I think WS might want a
Topic: Rhosydd (help)
Llion

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 20/08/2017 20:22:08   Subject: New recruits

Welcome Stu :)
I know Rhosydd very well...and would only charge £500 per head to take you around :)
Topic: Thursdaynighters 3rd of August
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/08/2017 12:53:09   Subject: Thursdaynighters 3rd of August
[quote="Margot"]You missed an intersting walk! ;D

[link]112385[linkphoto]112385[/linkphoto][/link][/quote]

Looks like I did :( Hope fun was had :thumbsup:
Topic: Thursdaynighters 3rd of August
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/08/2017 09:46:12   Subject: Thursdaynighters 3rd of August
Neither am I :(
Topic: Thursday Nighters 20th of July
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/07/2017 08:15:38   Subject: Thursday Nighters 20th of July

Can't do this week either...but I'm counting down the weeks to maternity... 8 to go...:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: The Bridge of Peril
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/07/2017 07:42:36   Subject: The Bridge of Peril

Good work ;D Crossed it a couple of times the other week.

Looks good and fits in well with its surroundings, Top effort :thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters 13th July
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/07/2017 09:09:51   Subject: Thursday Nighters 13th July
Hope to be there tonight.. :)
Topic: Hobbits, Ladders & Tunnels
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/05/2017 17:33:02   Subject: Hobbits, Ladders & Tunnels
[quote="sinker"]Cool. And a PF sound track too :thumbup:[/quote]

:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Hobbits, Ladders & Tunnels
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/05/2017 11:37:40   Subject: Hobbits, Ladders & Tunnels

Now that looks more interesting than the last route we did ;D;D;D;D Come on Corin, get back from Nepal soon :thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: QUERY: Croesor spoil heaps / air shafts
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/05/2017 23:22:36   Subject: QUERY: Croesor spoil heaps / air shafts

We dropped the big one a few years ago, tied off on the big sheaves at the top. Once in, it's @ 30 - 40 feet down you come to the little adit to the shaft, which is only about 15 - 20 feet, mos
Topic: Ty'n-Y-Bryn Slate Mine (mine)
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/04/2017 22:31:58   Subject: Ty'n-Y-Bryn Slate Mine (mine)
[quote="ttxela"]Ah yes, I see a disused level is marked on the map.[/quote]

There's also quite a big hole in the ground there.. ;D
Topic: Rhiwbach Dive Survey Report
Llion

Forum: Events   Posted: 19/04/2017 08:58:10   Subject: Rhiwbach Dive Survey Report

Good work ;D

Now you need to drive a de - watering level in there so we can all go and see it ;D;D;D:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Rhiwbach
Llion

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 18/04/2017 13:47:31   Subject: Rhiwbach
[quote="RAMPAGE"]Not sure I've ever made it to the end...[/quote]

I also have one.... and don't know the ending....
Topic: Croesor-Rhosydd rigging
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/03/2017 11:41:47   Subject: Croesor-Rhosydd rigging
[quote="Bratchley"][quote="danswift"]Canoe was good enough to get us across the lake dry, we used our own pulleys. There's a few tyroleans set up in there so makes sense to take one with you.[/quote]<
Topic: Severn Tunnel.
Llion

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/03/2017 16:55:46   Subject: Severn Tunnel.

Thanks for that, I've not seen it before. Had theyre fair share of setbacks fair play..enjoyed that :thumbsup:

Lovely bit of gleaming metalwork in the pumps mechanism etc, proper en
Topic: The actual trip - Thursday Nighters - 23rd February 2017
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/02/2017 16:12:51   Subject: The actual trip - Thursday Nighters - 23rd February 2017
So that's good and bad....don't go without me, don't fancy walking over the top to get in the other side..
Topic: Thursday Nighters 23rd Feb
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/02/2017 10:07:21   Subject: Thursday Nighters 23rd Feb
[quote="sinker"][quote="Llion"]

Leg is doing well thanks Phil :thumbsup: 90% working even though it looks like a badly opened tin of corned beef:blink:

[/quote]

At le
Topic: The actual trip - Thursday Nighters - 23rd February 2017
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/02/2017 09:11:26   Subject: The actual trip - Thursday Nighters - 23rd February 2017

Okie dokie. You take it easy on them roads !! I will be there for the usual time of 6:15 - 6-30...watching the weather for Wales at the mo...hmm mm getting worse for the afternoon a cording to
Topic: Thursday Nighters 23rd Feb
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/02/2017 11:45:10   Subject: Thursday Nighters 23rd Feb

Hmm it would seem I have a gamma leg :lol::lol::lol: gotta love these phones...

Leg is doing well thanks Phil :thumbsup: 90% working even though it looks like a badly opened tin of
Topic: Thursday Nighters 23rd Feb
Llion

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/02/2017 14:27:29   Subject: Thursday Nighters 23rd Feb
[quote="Margot"]Who could resist your hopping Llion. ;)
[/quote]

Well I do have a gamma leg...:tongue:

I might just hope for one then :smartass:
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