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Topic: 2019 CALENDAR: BUY NOW OR FACE A YEAR OF DISAPPOINTMENT!
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/01/2019 08:33:44   Subject: 2019 CALENDAR: BUY NOW OR FACE A YEAR OF DISAPPOINTMENT!
I was just looking at my wall and was thinking how bare it looked without a calendar. Then my brain kicked in and screamed CALENDAR!!! Ordered - better late than never I guess ;D
Topic: Calendar 2016 - Here it is :)
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/11/2015 22:54:00   Subject: Calendar 2016 - Here it is :)
Roll on Christmas day when Santa will hopefully deliver mine. Superb as ever. :thumbsup:
Topic: GPS accuracy
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/05/2015 21:51:21   Subject: GPS accuracy
I find the accuracy of my units varies with the weather. If there's lots of rain clouds around then the accuracy gets worse. Also if I'm in a wooded area and it has rained the day before then I find m
Topic: Pub Area
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/02/2015 15:36:49   Subject: Pub Area
Forgot to say, add me please.
Topic: Pub Area
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/02/2015 13:30:22   Subject: Pub Area
The Bottom Level
Topic: Gas sensor calibration
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Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 18/02/2015 09:23:29   Subject: Gas sensor calibration
Well given in a different post he says " i am using MultiRae Pro a portable gas detector.", he's either a collector of gas detectors or is trying to sell them. Checks the website listed in his profile
Topic: Anyone able to ID this cable?
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/02/2015 11:05:54   Subject: Anyone able to ID this cable?
2.1mm or 2.5mm for sure. Very common on bike light battery packs/boxes from eBay.
Topic: Vint Cerf warns of 'digital Dark Age'
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/02/2015 20:45:51   Subject: Vint Cerf warns of 'digital Dark Age'
When my wife's Granddad died we were given a huge box of photographs. When we started wading through them we quickly realised we had a problem. We didn't know who the people were in the photographs or
Topic: DIY Battery pack ideas?
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/01/2015 09:53:00   Subject: DIY Battery pack ideas?
Have a look at this thread

http://www.aditnow.co.uk/community/viewtopic.aspx?t=10133
Topic: Two cows rescued from mineshaft
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Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/01/2015 12:55:30   Subject: Two cows rescued from mineshaft
I've herd enough of these bad jokes.

EDIT: No doubt Wormster will give me a right GRILLING for using the same pun as him.
Topic: Camera advice
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Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 15/01/2015 08:50:17   Subject: camera's
Forget on camera flash at it is only really designed to light up things a small distance from the camera. Also in a damp underground environment it will also illuminate all the water in the atmosphere
Topic: Browns Folly wars!
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/12/2014 09:36:45   Subject: Browns Folly wars!
No I am not defending them. I am merely pointing out that the video doesn't show what you said it did.

The biggest problem with what's going on at Brown's at the moment is that there are a
Topic: Browns Folly wars!
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/12/2014 09:02:54   Subject: Browns Folly wars!
[quote="rufenig"]A video has appeared showing the party and the burning cross.[/quote]
Except it doesn't show the cross actually burning. Are you sure this isn't just a wind up?
Topic: Browns Folly wars!
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/12/2014 11:37:11   Subject: Browns Folly wars!
I would take most of what was written in that great long rant with a large pinch of salt.
Topic: Merry Christmas
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/12/2014 21:44:28   Subject: Merry Christmas
You'll never guess what Santa brought me… An AditNow calendar! He knows me too well. :thumbsup:

Merry Christmas you lovely lot.
Topic: Box Query
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Forum: South West England   Posted: 23/12/2014 17:53:47   Subject: Hi
No it's not accessible.
Topic: Who had it the best?
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/12/2014 21:00:24   Subject: Who had it the best?
[quote="RJV"]Or comparing Dickie's photos to other archive shots another conclusion could be that Dickie is a simply rather a better photographer than most! :)[/quote]
Absolutely! Photographers t
Topic: Who had it the best?
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/12/2014 20:17:30   Subject: Who had it the best?
It's an interesting question. We may have brighter lights now and digital cameras but has this made our photographs better? Comparing Dickie Bird's photographs to their modern equaivalents it would be
Topic: How they dug the Victoria Line
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/12/2014 11:41:23   Subject: How they dug the Victoria Line
That was superb. Thanks.
Topic: RAW files
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Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 25/11/2014 20:26:32   Subject: RAW files
[quote="crickleymal"]Mine look out of focus compared with the jpeg. [/quote]
They should look slightly softer than the JPEGs because the JPEGs will have had artificial sharpening applied, but the
Topic: RAW files
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Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 25/11/2014 08:53:57   Subject: RAW files
Just a heads up, PaintShop Pro X7 is in the Amazon 'Black Friday' sale this morning starting at 10:50.
Topic: Nice Set of Boulby Potash Photos.
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Forum: North East England   Posted: 25/11/2014 00:15:21   Subject: Nice Set of Boulby Potash Photos.
[quote="Blober"]Newer sensors are becoming really incredible, there is also some amazing noise reduction software out there now.[/quote]
I've just shown the pictures to a friend who told me that
Topic: Nice Set of Boulby Potash Photos.
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Forum: North East England   Posted: 24/11/2014 22:25:49   Subject: Nice set of Bouby Potash photos.
Excellent photos, but also great to see what equipment he used. The use of that small LED light is really effective.
Topic: Albanian Nuclear Bunker Opened
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/11/2014 11:09:53   Subject: Albanian Nuclear Bunker Opened
Wow that's amazing.

"the bunkers cost more than twice as much as the Maginot Line in France, consuming three times as much concrete"

I feel a trip is in order, especially to the
Topic: Albanian Nuclear Bunker Opened
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/11/2014 10:33:59   Subject: Albanian Nuclear Bunker Opened
"Hoxha's regime built up to 700,000 bunkers before he died in 1985"

This seems very unlikely. Look at Britain's cold war bunker building - even if you include all of the ROC posts we're pro
Topic: Introducing Jemima the ROV...
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Forum: North Wales   Posted: 22/11/2014 09:46:21   Subject: Introducing Jemima the ROV...
[quote="NewStuff"]
1000ft/305M Reel of CAT5E?[/quote]
I was thinking that too but that's quite a weight for a little ROV to have to drag behind it. Does the cable need to be neutrally buoyan
Topic: RAW files
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Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 17/11/2014 15:19:27   Subject: RAW files
[quote="crickleymal"]
PSP does import RAW files but doesn't seem to do the Sony ARW version.[/quote]
I'm guessing you've got an older version of PSP. RAW formats change over time so you'll n
Topic: RAW files
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Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 17/11/2014 09:40:30   Subject: RAW files
That's good to know about PaintShop Pro. I think for many the Adobe subscription is hard to justify. But then how many people who have copies of the pre-CC Photoshop actually paid for it? Piracy was r
Topic: RAW files
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Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 16/11/2014 21:38:58   Subject: RAW files
RAW files are significantly better than JPEGs as you have all the information coming off the sensor. What happens in camera is that the electronics takes this raw information and guesses how best to c
Topic: RAW files
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Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 16/11/2014 21:02:12   Subject: RAW files
The reason the RAW files are 'softer' is because the camera will do a fair amount of processing when it makes the JPEGs and that includes artificial sharpening. When you process the RAW files you can
Topic: Manod and 'Edge of Darkness' - 'Northmoor'
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/11/2014 09:35:45   Subject: Manod and 'Edge of Darkness' - 'Northmoor'
It's at 18'30' on that YouTube link
Topic: bungee jump polish gold mine
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Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 31/10/2014 18:17:47   Subject: bungee jump polish gold mine
[quote="NewStuff"]See, I thought "Slackline" was essentially wide webbing you wobbled your way across.[/quote]
Yep, you're right. I think it's just a tight-rope that isn't tight. In the case of t
Topic: bungee jump polish gold mine
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Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 31/10/2014 09:23:09   Subject: bungee jump polish gold mine
I take it you mean this one?

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6XHgkW3KFw

It's actually a slack line, not a bungee but it still looks like fun.

You can better see what'
Topic: Calendar 2015 - Here it is!
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/10/2014 19:45:23   Subject: Calendar 2015 - Here it is!
Looks excellent as ever. November's photographs don't have the photographer's name on them. Just checking this is deliberate and not a mistake.
Topic: Park Burn Shaft Fluorite Mine
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Forum: North East England   Posted: 28/08/2014 22:19:38   Subject: Park Burn Shaft Fluorite Mine
Ah, just seem that Kodak ROC was discontinued a while ago and won't work with my 64bit Photoshop CC. Shame.
Topic: Park Burn Shaft Fluorite Mine
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Forum: North East England   Posted: 28/08/2014 22:15:33   Subject: Park Burn Shaft Fluorite Mine
[quote="Yorkshireman"]I just posted a whole page of how I did it, but it just disappeared when I submitted it.

Basically it was Kodak ROC - a plug-in in Photoshop CS2 and then tweaking cont
Topic: Park Burn Shaft Fluorite Mine
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Forum: North East England   Posted: 26/08/2014 19:03:31   Subject: Park Burn Shaft Fluorite Mine
[quote="PeteJ"]
Yorkshireman[i]has edited the photo to recover the green shades - much improved, thank you![/quote]
Wow, what a fantastic recovery job. Can I ask how you did it?
Topic: Autonomous headlamp design enquiry
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Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 14/08/2014 18:40:12   Subject: Autonomous headlamp design enquiry
[quote="Floyd"]
Has anyone ever used a colour other than white light that gave a much more realistic visual of the environment?[/quote]
Yes, both flame-based and electric. I'm not sure you g
Topic: BBC4 - Edge of Darkness
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/07/2014 21:04:25   Subject: BBC4 - Edge of Darkness
Today I spoke to one of the two people who selected the locations - Mat Irvine. He was responsible for all of the effects and models including things like the water rushing through the underground pas
Topic: Aerial Photographer seeks interesting mine/quarry
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Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 11/07/2014 23:30:12   Subject: Aerial Photographer seeks interesting mine/quarry
Hats off to you Rob, those photos are sensational. :thumbsup:
Topic: Dog down a open shaft in Scorrier
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Forum: South West England   Posted: 10/07/2014 21:19:58   Subject: Dog down a open shaft in Scorrier
[quote="Trewillan"]You're right, but they all have torches clipped on to harness. Look again, the torches are yellow.[/quote]
Ah yes, so they do. It's still begs the question of how they can see
Topic: Dog down a open shaft in Scorrier
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Forum: South West England   Posted: 10/07/2014 19:02:59   Subject: Dog down a open shaft in Scorrier
This is probably a silly question but how did they see whilst underground? Looking at the pictures not one of them has a headlamp or indeed a bracket to attach one.
Topic: BBC4 - Edge of Darkness
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/07/2014 18:39:16   Subject: BBC4 - Edge of Darkness
[quote="exspelio"]If it was made by the BBC, why are there license issues stopping it being shown on their i-player?, maybe it was made by an independant company who still hold the copyright?[/quote]<
Topic: BBC4 - Edge of Darkness
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/07/2014 14:27:07   Subject: BBC4 - Edge of Darkness
I'm hoping to get a definitive answer on the locations this Sunday as I should be seeing the guy who did all the physical effects on the show and I believe also helped pick the locations.
Topic: BBC4 - Edge of Darkness
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/07/2014 10:10:45   Subject: BBC4 - Edge of Darkness
[quote="SimonRL"]Part filmed in Manod and Gwynfynydd*

* Not Clogau as I said a few posts earlier :stupid:[/quote]
Are you sure about this? I've always read it was Clogau.
Topic: Rescue in Germany's deepest cave
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Forum: Europe   Posted: 16/06/2014 22:13:06   Subject: Rescue in Germany's deepest cave
New footage of the rescue

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-27879283
Topic: London
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/02/2014 23:10:40   Subject: London
I'll second the Greenwich Foot Tunnel. A wonderful bit of underground engineering.
Topic: 50 years since the end of Cleveland Ironstone Mining
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Forum: North East England   Posted: 18/01/2014 09:03:09   Subject: 50 years since the end of Cleveland Ironstone Mining
What an excellent film. Thanks.
Topic: 18650 cells, anyone after any?
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Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 07/01/2014 19:42:15   Subject: 18650 cells, anyone after any?
Here you go:
http://www.flashaholics.co.uk/batteries/lithium-rechargeable-batteries.html

Be warned, the site is full of lovely things that could seriously hurt your bank account ;D
Topic: 18650 cells, anyone after any?
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Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 06/01/2014 19:21:13   Subject: 18650 cells, anyone after any?
I have some Eagletacs and they are OK, but nowhere near the stated capacity. As for that guide Roy, I bought some Torchy batteries based on that and they turned out to be awful. The plating on the cap
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