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Posts by Wormster

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Topic: What’s the funniest thing underground?
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/04/2020 23:15:42   Subject: What’s the funniest thing underground?
BigBash08:

Up in either Hospital ot Taylor's Level, can't remember which, I came to a fork witha nice little seat, so I did and turned my light off fora snooze. Psysk came round a benend in
Topic: Dark Theme
Wormster

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 01/04/2020 09:57:39   Subject: Dark Theme
Nope, no all fools day joke, just a thought, seems as its unpopular...........
Topic: Dark Theme
Wormster

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 31/03/2020 20:50:36   Subject: Dark Theme
Over the past few days I have noticed that a lot of web pages have added the option of a dark theme, I suppose this is summat to do with reducing screen glare whilst we work from home.

Do "
Topic: What’s the strangest thing you’ve found?
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/03/2020 11:31:02   Subject: What’s the strangest thing you’ve found?
[quote="sinker"]
The actual "sheep components" are long gone but there is STILL a green film floating on the water after...what...? Must be 10 years?

:lol:

*[i] edit: its mo
Topic: What’s the strangest thing you’ve found?
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/03/2020 10:58:17   Subject: What’s the strangest thing you’ve found?
Abbing into a trial shaft at Drwys y Coed, exploded floating darwin sheep on the top of the flooded level!

One time in Box we came accross a whole load of freshly balanced and painted stone
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
Wormster

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 17/03/2020 22:38:48   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Blade mount????

(sorry Roy!)
Topic: Going to say the dreaded " cave " word
Wormster

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 07/03/2020 06:52:59   Subject: Going to say the dreaded
[quote="Paul Marvin"]Shoulder pain is in a league of its own[/quote]

Oh gods I remeber the pain of a broken collarbone!! rehabilitation too ages, its still not right 8 years on!!
Topic: Going to say the dreaded " cave " word
Wormster

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 06/03/2020 16:55:19   Subject: Going to say the dreaded
Nice one, I thought you were making heavy weather of the entrance until I saw you're wounded!!

I have a video on DVD from a trip we did a few moons back, the music is different but the cave
Topic: Going to say the dreaded " cave " word
Wormster

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 05/03/2020 16:53:06   Subject: Going to say the dreaded
Well we've been speculating for a bout 40 years now, don't see any evidence of any digging in Bridge Cave!
Topic: Going to say the dreaded " cave " word
Wormster

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 05/03/2020 07:12:35   Subject: Going to say the dreaded
In Bridge cave main chamber (just before the sump) in the wall is a phreatic tube filled with loose fill and rocks that looks as if its heading into the sandbanks area of L.N.R.C. it would be good to
Topic: Hang out in Cornwall?
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/02/2020 18:45:33   Subject: Hang out in Cornwall?
[quote="royfellows"][quote="SimonRL"]Have you tried getting in touch with the Carbis Bay Crew?[/quote]

With all my martial arts experience I personally did not have the courage to make this
Topic: Underground Mines and Caverns
Wormster

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 13/01/2020 16:44:39   Subject: Underground Mines and Caverns
Oxfordshire???? are you joking man??? all of the spots I know of are sealed up tighter than a drum, or on land that you'll never get permission to cross, Wiltshire??? forgeddit - too fricking politica
Topic: Ancient Egyptian drill holes question
Wormster

Forum: South Africa   Posted: 29/11/2019 16:38:39   Subject: Ancient Egyptian drill holes question
Woo, pass the tinfoil hats round!!
Topic: Hartham Park Limestone Quarry fly-through
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 08/11/2019 22:19:47   Subject: Hartham Park Limestone Quarry fly-through
Aye not too shabby!
Topic: Staying near Wells - any recommendations for mine trips?
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 16/10/2019 18:32:12   Subject: Staying near Wells - any recommendations for mine trips?
Five buddles Sink or Grebe Swallett
Topic: Deep shaft required
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/08/2019 11:02:34   Subject: Deep shaft required
I think we've been here before............
Topic: Calamine Mining in the 16thC
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/08/2019 09:59:12   Subject: Calamine Mining in the 16thC
Singing River Mine on the Mendip is a good example.

Not sure about the access atm, the old lady who has the entrance in her backgarden passed away a while back, and, I don't know who's the
Topic: 3D printing a head lamp / battery pack
Wormster

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 22/06/2019 13:58:31   Subject: 3D printing a head lamp / battery pack
The battery bos is well worth it, mind you it takes about 7 hours to print!!!
Topic: Parys mountain access
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/04/2019 12:31:35   Subject: Parys mountain access
The Guys at P.U.G. are a lovely lot, mind you'll need either a red or green insurance card to visit the underground stuff!
Topic: Newbie S Wales
Wormster

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 18/01/2019 17:32:57   Subject: Newbie S Wales
Mendip's only a few hours from you - a few 'oles round by me!
Topic: D.e.s.i.g.n.e.r Jobs Sunderland UK
Wormster

Forum: North East England   Posted: 11/01/2019 16:32:30   Subject: D.e.s.i.g.n.e.r Jobs Sunderland UK
BAN HAMMER
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/12/2018 10:33:20   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
[quote="RAMPAGE"]
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 Wale
Topic: Mining out in the Nevada desert
Wormster

Forum: North America   Posted: 18/10/2018 17:04:59   Subject: Mining out in the Nevada desert
Coolio, always love reading your posts Joanne.
Topic: Li thium Ion Battery digest
Wormster

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 09/10/2018 10:26:20   Subject: Li thium Ion Battery digest
Just been for an interview with a firm that make battery packs for satellites. They use off the shelf 18650's in their products, the bloke that interviewed me did not have any answers to 12% S.O.C at
Topic: 4 Gas Monitors
Wormster

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 20/09/2018 17:00:36   Subject: 4 Gas Monitors
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]Of course, the old cavers have got the right idea (unless on a rope) proceed carefully and be aware of yourself and your surroundings.
[/quote]

Topic: 4 Gas Monitors
Wormster

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 13/09/2018 01:20:06   Subject: 4 Gas Monitors
Crowcon 4 Gas best by far IMHO

(A bit like the old stella ad - "Reassuringly Expensive!!" - plus I think we have a few shares floating around from when Halma bought the company and took it
Topic: 'Authentic' Welsh slab truck coffee table?
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/09/2018 12:30:25   Subject: 'Authentic' Welsh slab truck coffee table?
BWahahahahaha, what a fangtastic idea!

one could have a little steam winder working off a cappuccino boiler!!
Topic: 'Authentic' Welsh slab truck coffee table?
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/08/2018 15:35:04   Subject: 'Authentic' Welsh slab truck coffee table?
OOOOO did I start summat???

In all seriousness it isn't as described i.e. no double flanged wheels.

Trading standards anyone????
Topic: 'Authentic' Welsh slab truck coffee table?
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/08/2018 23:02:15   Subject: 'Authentic' Welsh slab truck coffee table?
hipster shite!!!!
Topic: Miller Table
Wormster

Forum: Mining Methods & Techniques   Posted: 18/08/2018 10:58:41   Subject: Miller Table
Off beat request:

Does anyone out there have a miller table, and is willing to show/lend/help in recovery of some of Peru's finest flowers??????
Topic: CRTT lost tacle sack
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/08/2018 11:54:58   Subject: CRTT lost tacle sack
Snipped from somewhere else:

https://ukcaving.com/board/index.php?topic=23853.msg299169;topicseen#new
Topic: Hi I'm Jacob I'm new can someone help :)
Wormster

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 22/07/2018 10:36:47   Subject: Hi I'm Jacob I'm new can someone help :)
looks like a bunch of pebbles picked out of the stream bed, pretty!!!!!
Topic: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
Wormster

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 12/05/2018 20:47:48   Subject: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
The problem with blocking/restricting access to what little PROW's exists, is that once a PROW is downgraded there is very little chance of it being reversed. Take a look at the battle between the T.R
Topic: Damage at Carrs Mine at Nenthead
Wormster

Forum: North West England   Posted: 08/05/2018 18:29:46   Subject: Damage at Carrs Mine at Nenthead
Some folk are just glombies!
Topic: Hi, New Member here
Wormster

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 01/04/2018 09:41:19   Subject: Hi, New Member here
morning, pull up a chair, the coffe's on, lots of good reading to be found hereabouts!
Topic: A Narrow Escape
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/03/2018 18:00:55   Subject: A Narrow Escape
BB09

-Aberllyn Mine, last drop down to drainage level, just got out of the ore shoot when p$ykes fooking steel thermos comes bouncing out of the ore pass!!

-There is another inc
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
Wormster

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 09/03/2018 19:38:28   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
[quote="royfellows"]Scorpions are on sale

so when the Lynx X12s are gone that's it for the big bat cookers.

[/quote]

BAH!! back to the jetboil and tempura batter then!
Topic: Land Rovers for Sale!
Wormster

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 27/02/2018 18:54:06   Subject: Land Rovers for Sale!
UURRGGGLLLLLLEEEEEEE!!!!!

Just spent an hour spending loadsaimmaginarydosh on exotic 4x4's!

Shame the fleet has to be depleted old chap - I hope you're keeping Dolly alive!
Topic: Bad air in ironstone mines
Wormster

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 14/02/2018 07:05:53   Subject: Bad air in ironstone mines
From experience low atmospheric air pressure conditions tend to bring on the bad air!

wet or dry you'll find bad air!
Topic: Hapoy new year!
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/01/2018 14:41:16   Subject: Hapoy new year!
WHOO HOOO - Let's make it a blinding year - HAPPY NEW YEAR to you all!!
Topic: BCA Insurance
Wormster

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/12/2017 19:28:56   Subject: BCA Insurance
In reply to the O.P.:

Some might say that having either a red, green or blue BCA insurance card is more "Desirable" rather than "Essential", sure there are places and meets where one of the
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
Wormster

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 29/11/2017 06:48:35   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
[quote="royfellows"]
Full stop I'm afraid mate.
[/quote]

Oh well, noting ventured etc. The post was only a few squids Roy, I'm not worried about that!
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
Wormster

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 28/11/2017 17:40:59   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Hi Roy,

How's that side project coming on? - I'm liking what you have been working on it looks very impressive!
Topic: exploring new mines
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/10/2017 19:50:17   Subject: exploring new mines
[quote="royfellows"]
In a funny way its a bit like a dig. You can stick a few pieces of plywood in for support and burrow away to have it all come down on your head.
Or plan it carefully, g
Topic: Rhosydd Quarry Activity
Wormster

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/10/2017 19:40:13   Subject: Rhosydd Quarry Activity
FFS that cockwomble, Keep him away from the playground !
Topic: Hidden Earth 30 September 1st October
Wormster

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 27/09/2017 16:50:35   Subject: Hidden Earth 30 September 1st October
I doubt any local folk (self included) will be heading underground.

However just to tickle your tastebuds within about a 5-15 min drive you have:

Sanford Levvy.
Singing Rive
Topic: Wanted - Speleo Technics FX-LED
Wormster

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 28/08/2017 11:54:21   Subject: Wanted - Speleo Technics FX-LED
Mr Biff (nothing to do with me) apart from he lives aboot 10 mins away makes some good pitlamp conversion kits:

http://www.customduo.co.uk/Pages/plshop.aspx

Topic: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine (mine)
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 16/08/2017 20:16:29   Subject: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine (mine)
[quote="Moorebooks"]I know of at least 1 airshaft, perhaps access control would only allow SRT competent bona fide explorers with BCA insurance.[/quote]

Yeah we'd all look like right twits
Topic: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine (mine)
Wormster

Forum: South West England   Posted: 16/08/2017 20:03:30   Subject: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine (mine)
[quote="John Lawson"]Thanks guys clearly I had missed a bit!
Not knowing this area, I would have hoped that a local club, would have tried to negotiate access arrangements, with presumably Hanson
Topic: Looking to explore a nice dry mine this evening
Wormster

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 16/08/2017 06:51:19   Subject: Looking to explore a nice dry mine this evening
[quote="Praada"]What other mines around Wiltshire are worth a visit?[/quote]

Only Kingsdown or Browns, but TBH I give the whole of Wiltshire underground a wide berth, its too full of politi
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