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Topic: For Sale - Holman silver3 rock drill
Tamarmole

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 22/10/2019 17:22:18   Subject: For Sale - Holman silver3 rock drill
[quote="lozz"](Silver) 303S was the Stoper with the integral leg, the 303A was for a separate Air leg (jackleg) and the 303H was for manual Hand pushy pushy....so far as I know.

Maybe the S
Topic: For Sale - Holman silver3 rock drill
Tamarmole

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 21/10/2019 18:18:23   Subject: For Sale - Holman silver3 rock drill
I'd call that a sinker. The stopers have an integral airleg in the same plane as the body of the drill, whilst the airleg machines have a seperate air leg.

Alex, the drill I was restoring
Topic: Website advice
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/10/2019 08:21:45   Subject: Website advice
Thanks for all the advice chaps. As I only need a few static pages and haven't a clue about coding Wix looks like my way forward.
Topic: Website advice
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/10/2019 12:11:52   Subject: Website advice
As some of you may know I do a lot of lecturing /guided walks etc for local history societies, U3A groups etc, plus some TV work. On the back of this I get a lot of e mail enquiries about what I do /
Topic: Cwmystwyth Book
Tamarmole

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 02/10/2019 18:07:18   Subject: Cwmystwyth Book
[quote="Moorebooks"][quote="Tamarmole"]Mike, could you put one aside for me, I'll be in touch dreckly.[/quote]

Tamarmole it has your name on it

Mike[/quote]

Arrived s
Topic: Cwmystwyth Book
Tamarmole

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 26/09/2019 08:17:07   Subject: Cwmystwyth Book
Mike, could you put one aside for me, I'll be in touch dreckly.
Topic: Lithium Mining in Cornwall
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/09/2019 17:35:54   Subject: Lithium Mining in Cornwall
Watching a Youtube video last night when a pretty slick, five minute long advert for Cornish Lithium pops up.
Topic: holman 303 rock drill wanted
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/09/2019 20:57:21   Subject: holman 303 rock drill wanted
[quote="Bill e"]Hi, I know this is an old thread but could someone give me a ball park figure of what I would expect to pay for a Holman rock drill (silver3 in working order)- 3 different length shaft
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
Tamarmole

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 28/08/2019 21:45:30   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Have you managed to isolate / cure that high pitched whistling noise?
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2018
Tamarmole

Forum: Events   Posted: 26/08/2019 20:21:39   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2018
[quote="D.Send"]Hi Folks,
William FitzOsberne, one of William the Conqueror's companions, controlled the Forest of Dean iron mines, which had had free miner's rights 'since time out of mynde'. Th
Topic: Early Engines Conference 2
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/08/2019 18:49:47   Subject: Early Engines Conference 2
The second Early Engines conference is taking place at the Black Country Museum from Friday 15th to Sunday 17th May 2020.

https://www.earlyengines.org/

The first conference, held
Topic: Graphite, Fluorite and Jet
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/08/2019 08:39:27   Subject: Graphite, Fluorite and Jet
[quote="BertyBasset"]Graphite (Seathwaite) done. Fluorite (Rotherhope and Boltsburn) done + bonus Kelhope visit + bonus weasel killing a rabbit and dragging it into it's burrow. Jet tomorrow, so Whitb
Topic: Ambrose Hole
Tamarmole

Forum: South East England   Posted: 30/07/2019 22:00:37   Subject: Ambrose Hole
You've got some interesting stuff within around an hour or so.

Portland is worth a look, lots of interesting quarries and natural cave.

To the North in Wiltshire are a number of
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
Tamarmole

Forum: Events   Posted: 08/07/2019 23:00:47   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Just got back. A fantastic time was had. Many thanks to everybody who made the weekend a success.
Topic: South Crofty
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/05/2019 17:31:21   Subject: South Crofty
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]They're looking for funding and they'll say whatever the current fashion is to get it.

There is a lot of government money coming to "get cornwall min
Topic: Sad news
Tamarmole

Forum: North West England   Posted: 14/05/2019 22:31:34   Subject: Sad news
Very sad. I only met Kate once, when she and Ian visited Morwellham a few years ago. We had a great chat which ended with "next time you're up in Cumbria we must go underground together". Sadly we
Topic: Cae coch sulphur mine
Tamarmole

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/05/2019 22:35:17   Subject: Cae coch sulphur mine
I was mooching around there last year. I found what looked like the location of a lower adit heavily blocked with various and sundry cr*p. If memory serves it was making water.

The only b
Topic: New to the underground (already posted but it's dissapered somehow!?)
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/04/2019 22:59:26   Subject: New to the underground (already posted but it's dissapered somehow!?)
[quote="TheBogieman"]I was talking about big in exploration and knowledge terms!

Hope you're keeping well, how are those METS tokens working on the mine railway or do you still need someone
Topic: New to the underground (already posted but it's dissapered somehow!?)
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/04/2019 22:54:30   Subject: New to the underground (already posted but it's dissapered somehow!?)
[quote="JKendall"]I live in tavistock in West Devon and I've been to almost all the surface sites around the area and abit into Cornwall too but I've only been into a couple underground workings and w
Topic: New to the underground (already posted but it's dissapered somehow!?)
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/04/2019 22:45:29   Subject: New to the underground (already posted but it's dissapered somehow!?)
[quote="ttxela"][quote="TheBogieman"]You need to have a word with Rick who runs the George and Charlotte (now tourist) mine at Morwellham - BIG mine explorer, .[/quote]

Seems a little harsh
Topic: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
Tamarmole

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 11/04/2019 18:43:32   Subject: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
[quote="Pete K"]In Derbyshire we've been dealing with an increase in break ins to locked mines which is probably linked in some way to increased publicity on social media and is attracting visits from
Topic: South Crofty looking for money!
Tamarmole

Forum: South West England   Posted: 06/04/2019 22:56:52   Subject: South Crofty looking for money!
So a qualified no then!
Topic: Wandering Twins
Tamarmole

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/03/2019 20:56:58   Subject: Wandering Twins
[quote="JohnnearCfon"][quote="grahami"]
A good place for them to rest for now.

Grahami[/quote]

I quite agree.

What concerns me now is what will happen next.
Topic: Wandering Twins
Tamarmole

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/03/2019 20:53:52   Subject: Wandering Twins
Excellent photos.

Somewhere deep in the depths of my mind I seem to recall that Dorothy's frames passed though Brian Gent's hands which would suggest that it did not form the basis of one o
Topic: Devon Great Consols - possible reprint
Tamarmole

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 15/03/2019 14:56:48   Subject: Devon Great Consols - possible reprint
Well worth getting a copy if you haven't already. Used copies are being offered for sale at stupid prices.
Topic: Weardie Beardies - Cornwall's Mining Oddball Meetup
Tamarmole

Forum: South West England   Posted: 07/03/2019 21:38:43   Subject: Weardie Beardies - Cornwall's Mining Oddball Meetup
[quote="Moorebooks"][quote="Tamarmole"]I give it two months before everyone throws their toys out the pram ;)[/quote]

Your beard must qualify??
Mike[/quote]

Whilst it is tru
Topic: Weardie Beardies - Cornwall's Mining Oddball Meetup
Tamarmole

Forum: South West England   Posted: 06/03/2019 20:40:34   Subject: Weardie Beardies - Cornwall's Mining Oddball Meetup
I give it two months before everyone throws their toys out the pram ;)
Topic: historic miners truck....chuckle chuckle !
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/02/2019 08:15:52   Subject: historic miners truck....chuckle chuckle !
Similar experience.

Back in the 2000s my chums and I were digging George & Charlotte Middle Adit. To move spoil we put in an 18" gauge tramway. The tramway remained in situ after the di
Topic: Caban- Oakeley and Votty magazine
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/01/2019 17:12:20   Subject: Caban- Oakeley and Votty magazine
Amazing resource :thumbsup:
Topic: MBE for services to Cornish Heritage
Tamarmole

Forum: Northern Ireland   Posted: 29/12/2018 10:30:43   Subject: MBE for services to Cornish Heritage
Well deserved.

Not the only Cornish MBE, Josh Bratchley from Gunnislake also got an MBE for his involvement in the Thai rescue.
Topic: Merry Christmas 2018!
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/12/2018 20:17:13   Subject: Merry Christmas 2018!
Happy Christmas guys.
Topic: H there
Tamarmole

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 07/12/2018 19:40:43   Subject: H there
Hi, Welcome to Aditnow.
Topic: Gilson's Cove Mine
Tamarmole

Forum: South West England   Posted: 03/11/2018 16:55:18   Subject: Gilson's Cove Mine
Thanks for the replies chaps.

TFPOP did they get into anything worth the effort?
Topic: Gilson's Cove Mine
Tamarmole

Forum: South West England   Posted: 02/11/2018 20:06:16   Subject: Gilson's Cove Mine
Whilst walking the Cornwall coast path today (Rock to Port Isaac) I passed Gilson's Cove Mine where there are two open shafts. Has anyone dropped them?
Topic: Calendar 2019 - Beneficiaries
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/11/2018 20:00:29   Subject: Calendar 2019 - Beneficiaries
[quote="mikehiggins"]My vote would go to Gloucestershire CRG and Goodluck Mine Preservation Club.[/quote]

Works for me
Topic: New future?
Tamarmole

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/10/2018 18:48:32   Subject: New future?
If used properly WHS status can prove a powerful marketing tool. It is also useful for leveraging grants.

Whilst in itself the designation does not provide any additional protection to the
Topic: Tywarnhayle area.
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/10/2018 19:22:32   Subject: Tywarnhayle area.
[quote="The Fresh Prince of Portreath"]There are a significant number of people poking around workings. There are a few "public ones" which are really dangerous.

There isn't the money for
Topic: Warren Moor Iron Mine (mine)
Tamarmole

Forum: North East England   Posted: 19/10/2018 12:09:17   Subject: Warren Moor Iron Mine (mine)
Interesting site. Glad to see its getting some TLC. I always thought that the standard gauge branch line was overly optimistic.
Topic: Bat rabies
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/10/2018 11:49:22   Subject: Bat rabies
Prompted by a discussion going on over at UKC.

Something we should be aware of but not get too worked up about.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/rabies-risks-from-bat-b
Topic: Ystrad Einion
Tamarmole

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 14/10/2018 18:39:51   Subject: Ystrad Einion
No, it is a very easy walk in.
Topic: Ystrad Einion
Tamarmole

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 14/10/2018 17:04:11   Subject: Ystrad Einion
Roll up and walk in, it's not locked.
Topic: Members Survey
Tamarmole

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 22/09/2018 18:18:37   Subject: Members Survey
Absolutely
Topic: The Notebook of a Devon Great Consols Mine Captain: 1886 – 1900 post free offer
Tamarmole

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 10/09/2018 19:54:53   Subject: The Notebook of a Devon Great Consols Mine Captain: 1886 – 1900 post free offer
[quote="coachman"]Many thanks, Mike. Will do.

Dave[/quote]

Evidently a man of taste and discernment :thumbup:
Topic: The Notebook of a Devon Great Consols Mine Captain: 1886 – 1900 post free offer
Tamarmole

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 06/09/2018 17:25:45   Subject: The Notebook of a Devon Great Consols Mine Captain: 1886 – 1900 post free offer
Good of you to flag this up.

In addition to the transcription, Woolock's notebook has also been heavily annotated by Robert & I. There are also additional chapters covering William Woolco
Topic: Hendreddu, Gartheiniog and Maesygamfa (plus more)
Tamarmole

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 06/09/2018 17:20:59   Subject: Hendreddu, Gartheiniog and Maesygamfa (plus more)
Excellent stuff. I've always been rather fascinated by the Hendre Ddu tramway since I read about it in Boyd many moons ago. Am I imagining it or has the bow frame simplex survived?
Topic: Caves
Tamarmole

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 03/09/2018 19:57:12   Subject: Caves
[quote="Paul Marvin"]Thank you sir I have not upset everyone then ?

;([/quote]

Not at all. On the quiet many of us commit caving.
Topic: Holme Bank Beneath The Waterline
Tamarmole

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 01/08/2018 19:39:26   Subject: Holme Bank Beneath The Waterline
[quote="Paul Marvin"]I know a diver that still dives and he is 84 and has a twinset on !:ohmygod:[/quote]

Blimey, diving whilst cross dressing :lol:
Topic: Hello from joss Ex Brodsworth miner
Tamarmole

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 29/07/2018 20:43:51   Subject: Hello from joss Ex Brodsworth miner
Welcome to AN :thumbsup:
Topic: Holme Bank Beneath The Waterline
Tamarmole

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 21/07/2018 16:50:01   Subject: Holme Bank Beneath The Waterline
Good video:thumbsup:

Any reason why you are using back mounted tanks as opposed to side mount?
Topic: Say hello!
Tamarmole

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/07/2018 11:45:04   Subject: Say hello!
[quote="Martin Bull"]I've recently 'Googled' into this Forum and thought I'd update this rather aged thread.

I have a longstanding interest in Cornish mining ( since a family holiday in the
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