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Topic: Abercwmeiddaw - Hunter tunneller
stevem

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 29/03/2019 11:42:43   Subject: Abercwmeiddaw - Hunter tunneller
It is an odd one...
goes from this

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thru this
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bored section
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Topic: Worlds daftest torch?
stevem

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 10/12/2018 20:51:24   Subject: Worlds daftest torch?
[quote="SimonRL"][quote="RAMPAGE"]I like the way the "ultra-low" mode of this torch is 625 lumens. I still consider 625 lumens pretty damn bright! My first caplap was 30 lumens, I thought it was the d
Topic: CROESOR To RHOSYDD- Aids Update.
stevem

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 01/05/2018 10:34:35   Subject: CROESOR To RHOSYDD- Aids Update.
Certainly was Mr C... and the opening to your trip report on ME if I remember....

Didin't put me off (though it should have done)
Once and once only!!
Topic: CROESOR To RHOSYDD- Aids Update.
stevem

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/04/2018 10:44:27   Subject: CROESOR To RHOSYDD- Aids Update.
This was the first report I ever read for the trip

"This trip is dangerous, in fact, it's the most dangerous thing I've ever done. I've never before been so acutely aware how little my lif
Topic: Subterranean-Snowdon race
stevem

Forum: Events   Posted: 23/02/2018 21:40:02   Subject: Subterranean-Snowdon race
My initial thoughts were that GB or yourself Mr Ramoage sir might have been approached. Hmmmm
The phrase ‘given special permission’ is an odd one.
The only thing I can vaguely think of is t
Topic: Subterranean-Snowdon race
stevem

Forum: Events   Posted: 23/02/2018 13:52:29   Subject: Subterranean-Snowdon race
Forgot about Llechwedd.......
£139 though!!!
I can think of a cheaper i.e free version!

Always thought of a highest to lowest adventure...T
Top of Snowdon to Ogof Ffynnon Ddu
Topic: Subterranean-Snowdon race
stevem

Forum: Events   Posted: 23/02/2018 11:49:59   Subject: Subterranean-Snowdon race
http://ratrace.com/projectexplore/project-subterranean-snowdon/

Just spotted this....anyone in the know....know which mine is being used?
Topic: Project Incline
stevem

Forum: Member Projects   Posted: 30/01/2018 11:15:19   Subject: Project Incline
Loving following your progress Pete....Great stuff.

Our scout group has a cottage in Cwm so it is effectively my local mine. Certainly the first one I ever went in many years back (Thanks t
Topic: Rhiwbach
stevem

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 18/04/2017 11:20:04   Subject: Rhiwbach
[quote="RAMPAGE"]I've got one. It's better than Nytol![/quote]

:lol::lol::lol:

Sold mine recently...I won't spoil the ending
Topic: Im new :)
stevem

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 07/07/2016 12:42:18   Subject: Im new :)
Welcome....
All the best people are from merseyside;)
Topic: Wanted Rhiwbach Slate Quarry. By Griif R Jones Will pay £50.00
stevem

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 04/07/2016 10:41:38   Subject: Wanted Rhiwbach Slate Quarry. By Griif R Jones Will pay £50.00
PM sent :-)
I have one for sale....
Topic: Cwmorthin - changes to access system
stevem

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/04/2015 15:38:54   Subject: Cwmorthin - changes to access system
I love covert key exchanges with SimonRL. ;-)
Topic: Cwmorthin - changes to access system
stevem

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/03/2015 11:06:23   Subject: Cwmorthin - changes to access system
[quote="Blober"]Why not just use the derbyshire key method? :confused:

Is this a properly installed lock that cant be cut now? Or are you still using the chain?[/quote]

I don't f
Topic: Pub Area
stevem

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/02/2015 15:39:29   Subject: Pub Area
Me please....
Topic: The end of the road for Ordnance Survey?
stevem

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/07/2014 10:16:03   Subject: The end of the road for Ordnance Survey?
I like the looks of these...wearable as well..

http://www.splash-maps.com/

Topic: Cwmorthin. G.Isherwood
stevem

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 06/12/2012 22:33:35   Subject: Cwmorthin. G.Isherwood
Well done on that profit. :-) ;)
Topic: Cwmorthin. G.Isherwood
stevem

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 06/12/2012 21:50:55   Subject: Cwmorthin. G.Isherwood
Which one was it Edd? The
Picture on the £66 is the same as listed in the first post isn't it? Is there another Cwmorthin book out there ??
Topic: Cwmorthin. G.Isherwood
stevem

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 06/12/2012 11:50:43   Subject: Cwmorthin. G.Isherwood
Mine too...lol
But again...ebay is a funny old beast..
Topic: Cwmorthin. G.Isherwood
stevem

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 05/12/2012 19:50:58   Subject: Cwmorthin. G.Isherwood
One did go for £60 + not long ago. Blimey.
I wonder what candles to caplps would get. ;-)
Topic: Cwmorthin. G.Isherwood
stevem

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 05/12/2012 08:40:47   Subject: Cwmorthin. G.Isherwood
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=221162255745&ssPageName=ADME:L:LCA:GB:1123
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
stevem

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/01/2012 15:05:27   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
Margaret Thatcher film 'The Iron Lady' has been classed as a 12A. It is unsuitable for miners.
Topic: Cwmorthin questions: floor C bridge. Earthquakes. Falls. etc
stevem

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/10/2011 15:15:55   Subject: Cwmorthin questions: floor C bridge. Earthquakes. Falls. etc
[quote="rufenig"]Best if you PM Vanord on details :smartass:

Politiks & sensitive areas. ;)[/quote]

Very true :)
And it's haunted...lol
Topic: Cwmorthin questions: floor C bridge. Earthquakes. Falls. etc
stevem

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/10/2011 14:59:06   Subject: Cwmorthin questions: floor C bridge. Earthquakes. Falls. etc
[quote="Vanoord"]



What's possible and what's permissible are two different things!

The original route along DE was partially blocked by a collapse in Chamber 29 9 (?)
Topic: Cwmorthin - FoC statement 28/09/11
stevem

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/09/2011 12:44:03   Subject: Cwmorthin - FoC statement 28/09/11
I like this quote from 'A Few good Men' seems apt.
"I have neither the time nor the inclination to explain myself to a man who rises and sleeps under the blanket of the very freedom I provide, th
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
stevem

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/09/2011 10:01:58   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
Im sure there's a joke somewhere about FOC, lightbulbs, people moaning about being kept in the dark when the bulb was always free for anyone to change anytime....
Cant think of a punchline though
Topic: Cwmorthin - FoC statement 28/09/11
stevem

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/09/2011 09:53:06   Subject: Cwmorthin - FoC statement 28/09/11
[quote="steve turbo"]there are a lot of people who are very happy for the f,o,cs great work .many thanks :thumbsup:[/quote]

What he said :thumbsup:
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
stevem

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/09/2011 15:49:00   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
How many people does it take for people on Darkplaces to change a lightbulb on UKCaving?
NONE...there all banned :ban:
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
stevem

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/09/2011 14:10:17   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
I used to work for the Samaritans....
I rang in sick one morning and they talked me out of it!
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
stevem

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/09/2011 14:52:09   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
:thumbsup: going to pinch that.... ;D
Topic: north wales mines
stevem

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/02/2011 08:57:58   Subject: north wales mines
Hiya,
The likes of Cwmorthin, Wrysgan and a few others can be happily explored for many an hour without the need for SRT.
Wrysgan will give an hour or so thru trip or you could wander off tr
Topic: Trip: 2nd January - where to?!
stevem

Forum: Events   Posted: 11/11/2010 09:06:47   Subject: Trip: 2nd January - where to?!
[quote="RockChick"]can we combine that with the 'timbered tunnel of death'? simon was saying the other day how much he'd like to work out a through-trip through it!! :lol: [/quote]

I guess
Topic: CRTT - Ropes & Dinghies
stevem

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 10/11/2010 16:27:19   Subject: CRTT - Ropes & Dinghies
Somebody has crossed on a whale... :confused:
Topic: CRTT - Ropes & Dinghies
stevem

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 10/11/2010 15:36:54   Subject: CRTT - Ropes & Dinghies
[quote="simonrl"]
I did swim it once. Very cold :o [/quote]

By choice ...or leaky boat ;(
Topic: Cwmorthin Incandescent Trip 2010 - 06/11/2010
stevem

Forum: Events   Posted: 09/11/2010 09:29:53   Subject: Cwmorthin Incandescent Trip 2010 - 06/11/2010
[quote="NewStuff"]
I think Simon really *has* made him up... ;) :devil: [/quote]

You 'couldn't' make Vanoord up ;)
Topic: Cwmorthin Incandescent Trip 2010 - 06/11/2010
stevem

Forum: Events   Posted: 08/11/2010 13:43:11   Subject: New event added 'Cwmorthin Incandescent Trip 2010' on 06/11/2010 at 10:00
[quote="simonrl"][quote="stevem"]Would love to hear if you do the oil lamp trip...[/quote]

Another one to organise :) Our candlelit bit was hugely atmospheric so really looking forward to a
Topic: Cwmorthin Incandescent Trip 2010 - 06/11/2010
stevem

Forum: Events   Posted: 08/11/2010 13:26:33   Subject: New event added 'Cwmorthin Incandescent Trip 2010' on 06/11/2010 at 10:00
Sounds like a great trip..would have loved to come along but other things got in the way as usual....
Would love to hear if you do the oil lamp trip...
Did this a few years ago in Cwm with M
Topic: Croesor - Ladder Bridge Update
stevem

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/11/2010 09:29:23   Subject: Croesor - Ladder Bridge Update
[quote="simonrl"]

Incidentally did you ever read the earliest trip reports about the CRTT? Crossing the 2nd half of the BOD on the right hand baulk hammering nails in as the guy went :o
Topic: Beneath Hill 60
stevem

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/08/2010 09:16:31   Subject: Beneath Hill 60
Absolutely fascinating reading, really enjoyed reading about this as my knowledge is very limited.
Only really got into looking after a reference to one of the inclines in Cwm Penmachno (Rhiw Fac
Topic: Croesor/Rhosydd 22nd August
stevem

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/08/2010 10:05:01   Subject: Croesor/Rhosydd 22nd August
Username change....
croesorrhosyddaholic :thumbsup:
Topic: hi, i am a new comer. i am from china.
stevem

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 18/08/2010 10:15:41   Subject: hi, i am a new comer. i am from china.
That's quite a coincidence....
I got into mine exploring also by looking for hair straighteners

Small world ehh ;)
Topic: hi, i am a new comer. i am from china.
stevem

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 11/08/2010 09:29:49   Subject: hi, i am a new comer. i am from china.
Don't ban him...think of his feelings
He'll be crushed ::)

:ban:
Topic: CEAG Headset
stevem

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 09/08/2010 10:00:29   Subject: CEAG Headset
CEAG Headset

[url]http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=220651209563[/url]

[tweak]Made clickable for you sir[/tweak]
Topic: New event added 'Rhosydd (and Croesor) July 3rd 2010' on 03/07/2010 at 10:00
stevem

Forum: Events   Posted: 30/06/2010 09:26:45   Subject: New event added 'Rhosydd (and Croesor) July 3rd 2010' on 03/07/2010 at 10:00
A Thousand apologies but will have to drop out 'again'.
Have a family thing on this weekend so not attending could jeopardise future exploring activities...and the ability to see out of both eyes
Topic: Croesor Rhosydd Through Trip - 3rd July 2010
stevem

Forum: Events   Posted: 18/05/2010 09:31:16   Subject: Croesor Rhosydd Through Trip - 3rd July 2010
Would be interested in a non-srt trip into both mines.
Have had a poke around bits of Croesor in the past but the only bit of Rhosydd Ive seen is on the back end of a CRTT and that was a bit of a
Topic: Who is using what camera underground?
stevem

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 06/05/2010 08:58:35   Subject: Who is using what camera underground?
[quote="Mr Mike"]Been using the Canon IXUS 960IS now for over a year, very compact and 16s shutter, you can download the hack OS for it, that gives you a ridiculous amount of control, to name a few: 6
Topic: gt orme cu mines
stevem

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/05/2010 09:10:27   Subject: gt orme cu mines
[quote="hymac580c"][quote="simonrl"]Can put you in touch with GOES if you want (and don't have their details) :)[/quote]

Remember that trip you arranged for us about 2 years ago Simon along
Topic: custom duo spot module
stevem

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 23/04/2010 09:16:23   Subject: custom duo spot module
Sounds interesting,
Do you have any pics of it??
Topic: A wander around Cwmorthin
stevem

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/04/2010 15:14:04   Subject: A wander around Cwmorthin
[img]http://www.cartoonstock.com/newscartoons/cartoonists/sda/lowres/sdan202l.jpg[/img]
Topic: A wander around Cwmorthin
stevem

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/04/2010 15:10:29   Subject: A wander around Cwmorthin
Like the sponge on the head :lol:

Was being slightly ironic with the helmet thing. I only wear one so they can tell that the squashed pancake bit of human left is me as I always write my n
Topic: A wander around Cwmorthin
stevem

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/04/2010 14:20:30   Subject: A wander around Cwmorthin
Blimey, with all that coming down it could change a few things!
Never did tend to 'look up' much in that chamber.

Lucky I always wear a helmet :blink:
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