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Posts by pedrgogh

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Topic: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
pedrgogh

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 11/04/2019 15:25:24   Subject: Responsible Exploration / sensitive sites.
I have never understood why people have the need to put things on the likes of you tube or the like.
Alright its nice to see how some thing is made but why would one want to see a load of odd bal
Topic: AditNow 2019 Calendar - BUY NOW!
pedrgogh

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/12/2018 14:19:41   Subject: AditNow 2019 Calendar - BUY NOW!
My Calendar has just arrived. Very nice it is too.
Thank you.:thumbsup:
Topic: Rhosydd Slate Quarry
pedrgogh

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 10/12/2017 22:17:37   Subject: Rhosydd Slate Quarry
I still want one.
Topic: Calendar 2018 - Ready to Order
pedrgogh

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/11/2017 16:12:48   Subject: Calendar 2018 - Ready to Order
My Calendar has just arrived and very nice it is too.
Thank you.:thumbsup:
Topic: Rhosydd Slate Quarry
pedrgogh

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 14/06/2017 16:18:38   Subject: Rhosydd Slate Quarry
You can put me down for one.
Topic: Calendar BUY NOW
pedrgogh

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/11/2016 11:48:36   Subject: Calendar BUY NOW
My Calendar has just arrived. Very nice it is too.
Thank you.
Peter Reynolds:thumbsup:
Topic: Oakeley Slate is here!
pedrgogh

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/01/2016 16:52:38   Subject: Oakeley Slate is here!
Re your query with regard to colour.
Because I like to have a paper copy to read and study I have printed the whole lot, much to the delight of the local paper and ink supplier.
You say ther
Topic: Oakeley Slate is here!
pedrgogh

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/12/2015 10:39:25   Subject: Oakeley Slate is here!
A great work well done.
One small point as I prefer a hard copy I set to and print it. There is some thing up with the page numbers in part one.
If you go by chapter numbers all is well
Topic: Calendar 2016 - Here it is :)
pedrgogh

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2015 14:17:31   Subject: Calendar 2016 - Here it is :)
My Calendar arrived this morning.
I see its up to the usual standard.:thumbsup:
Thank you.
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
pedrgogh

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/07/2015 15:12:04   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
[quote="Dickie Bird"]For those of you who, like me, do not use and cannot comprehend why Facebook
exists, I thought you may be interested in a little social experiment I am
conducting.
Topic: New Book Welsh Slate, Archaeology and History of an Industry
pedrgogh

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 16/04/2015 14:15:32   Subject: New Book Welsh Slate, Archaeology and History of an Industry
My copy has just arrived I have had a quick look and its worth the money just for the pictures.
Topic: New Book Welsh Slate, Archaeology and History of an Industry
pedrgogh

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 11/04/2015 10:38:33   Subject: New Book Welsh Slate, Archaeology and History of an Industry
Well done Simon I was, as I expect a number others, getting a bit pi**ed off with the pointless rants.
Topic: Thanks muchly
pedrgogh

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 07/01/2015 22:32:17   Subject: Thanks muchly
I agree keep the site as it is.
We do not need "likes" and "Don't likes" and the other rubbish that some other sites have.
Topic: CALENDAR 2015 - ORDER NOW!
pedrgogh

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/11/2014 10:58:27   Subject: CALENDAR 2015 - ORDER NOW!
My calendar has just arrived .
Excellent as usual.
Thank you.
;D
Topic: 2014 Calendar - available to order finally!
pedrgogh

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/11/2013 14:37:14   Subject: 2014 Calendar - available to order finally!
My Calender has just arrived.
Very please with it well done.
Thankyou. :thumbsup:
Topic: Heartlands Project
pedrgogh

Forum: South West England   Posted: 26/10/2013 11:17:38   Subject: Heartlands Project
My wife and I have just been to Cornwall and thought we would have a look at "Heartlands".
What a big disappointment.
How they can say it tells the story of mining I dont know.
When you
Topic: Calendar 2013 - ready to order
pedrgogh

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/11/2012 14:11:27   Subject: Calendar 2013 - ready to order
My calender has just arrived.
What can I say, Excellent, well done the photographers and Simon for the organizing.
Thank you
Topic: Breaking news on the battle of Orgreave
pedrgogh

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/10/2012 10:32:35   Subject: Breaking news on the battle of Orgreave
My wife and I and some of our family joined thousands of ordinary people in a London protest march against closure of the coal mines. We were kept standing in pouring rain for hours before we were fin
Topic: Why is this?
pedrgogh

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/06/2012 09:08:49   Subject: Why is this?
To quote from my ex employers data.
The theoretical draught in inches water gauge per 100 foot height of chimney.
For Bituminous Coal at an ambient of 80 deg F and a mean flue gas temp of 50
Topic: Blondins
pedrgogh

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 05/06/2012 09:33:45   Subject: Blondins
This is a bit off topic.
I know how up tight you chaps get when people walk off with bits so I have made my own.
I don't know how to get the pictures on here but they are in my personal file
Topic: Hailwood & Ackroyd lamp
pedrgogh

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 09/04/2012 09:46:34   Subject: Hailwood & Ackroyd lamp
For really strong magnets they can be purchased at a very reasonable price from :-
e-Magnets UK
Samson Works
Blagden Street S2 5 QT
see www.e-magnetsuk.com
A nice company to d
Topic: New Farnley and Sowden Pit
pedrgogh

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 04/01/2012 21:37:46   Subject: New Farnley and Sowden Pit
The History and Development of Co9lliery Ventilation By Alan lists a 20' dia by 6.5' Guibal fan at Farnley in 1875
Topic: Calendar 2012 - profits
pedrgogh

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/12/2011 14:28:02   Subject: Calendar 2012 - profits
Thanks Simon not only for the calender but also for the web site which gives those of us who are now a bit to long in the tooth to go down holes in the ground so much pleasure. :thumbsup: :thumbsup:
Topic: Limited Liabilty Insurance
pedrgogh

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/12/2011 10:02:46   Subject: Limited Liabilty Insurance
As I understand it.
With a club you are all equally liable so if it all goes wrong you all have to foot the bill which , if large, could mean losing your house,
With a limited company your l
Topic: Calendar - available to order NOW!
pedrgogh

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/12/2011 17:16:41   Subject: Calendar - available to order NOW!
Mine has just arrived.
I am well pleased excellent.
Thank you :thumbsup:
Topic: saltom
pedrgogh

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 15/10/2011 11:38:48   Subject: saltom
Where are the children?
The three young lads look like they are 14 and there fore they would be of a working age.
My Grandfather started work in a coal mine in North Wales at the age of 13 i
Topic: Hot well
pedrgogh

Forum: Mining Methods & Techniques   Posted: 21/09/2011 10:09:32   Subject: Hot well
This is getting over complicated.
Most, in fact I would say all, steam engines that discharge to a condenser of some sort have a hotwell, this includes steam turbines.
Put simply the hot wel
Topic: Radon and mine exploration.
pedrgogh

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 03/08/2011 09:50:26   Subject: Radon and mine exploration.
Whilst there is some risk with Radon I am sure it depends on who it is breathing it in.
As an analogy, I served my time in a Power Station where we used to ply snow balls with Asbestos, I was for
Topic: 2012 Calendar - I want one
pedrgogh

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/07/2011 09:32:59   Subject: 2012 Calendar - I want one
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Topic: Latest South Crofty News
pedrgogh

Forum: South West England   Posted: 01/06/2011 23:28:03   Subject: Latest South Crofty News
Its all part of some grand plan conceived in the 1980's.
It started with getting rid of all the profitable manufacting industry and then the mines so we could import poor quality coal at a high p
Topic: Reefton Goldfield
pedrgogh

Forum: Australasia   Posted: 24/03/2011 09:28:12   Subject: Reefton Goldfield
Very nice Pics.
The engine house does not look all that Cornish, its more like a house for a verticle winding engine.
The boiler appears to be a Babcock & Wilcox "Two Drum WIF". many were su
Topic: Underground Reflections: an AditNow book
pedrgogh

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/03/2011 09:51:24   Subject: Underground Reflections: an AditNow book
You can put me down for a copy.
How do I pay the deposit and to whom
Topic: Beam Engines
pedrgogh

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/02/2011 09:20:04   Subject: Beam Engines
Thanks to those who have commented.
I have already tried IA Recordings the BFI and Shell Web sites all to no avail.
I have found some ref to a 1948 film which may be one of the ones I rememb
Topic: Beam Engines
pedrgogh

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/02/2011 15:25:57   Subject: Beam Engines
Many years ago, like late 1950's, there was going the rounds of clubs two films made, I think by Shell, which were of the last two working Beam Engines in Cornwall.
I have asked of the Trevithick
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