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Topic: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
Down and beyond

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2020 17:11:29   Subject: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
[quote="ChrisJC"][quote="sinker"]
Still have that machine, still working.

[/quote]

I have an assortment of 28 BBC Model B's and Masters in my collection. Some of them even w
Topic: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
Down and beyond

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/11/2020 11:11:45   Subject: Q for geeks, delivery issues with RS
Jesus I didn’t no there was computers in the 70s you learn something new everyday !
Topic: Roman/Ancient Mines! Request for sites
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Forum: Mining Heritage   Posted: 27/11/2020 06:55:28   Subject: Roman/Ancient Mines! Request for sites
Grins graves is said to be over 5000 years old might be of interest.

https://www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/grimes-graves-prehistoric-flint-mine/
Topic: Roman/Ancient Mines! Request for sites
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Forum: Mining Heritage   Posted: 25/11/2020 16:46:25   Subject: Roman/Ancient Mines! Request for sites
Hello I read a book about cae coch sulphur mine says it could possibly be Roman but does not have hard evidence about this . If you would like more information please let me no I shall drag the book
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/11/2020 10:57:20   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
[quote="GreenJohn"]Wouldn't it be preferable to keep the hobby more elusive and not care what the general public think?[/quote]

I personally believe this hobby needs new people to join it
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
Down and beyond

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/11/2020 10:46:43   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
[quote="SimonRL"][quote="Down and beyond"]Hello green John might I ask who of this site shows them around , your comment is very interesting, if you would rather pm me feel free to go ahead but I am
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/11/2020 10:31:36   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
Hello green John might I ask who of this site shows them around , your comment is very interesting, if you would rather pm me feel free to go ahead but I am sure we are all itching to hear these name
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
Down and beyond

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/11/2020 08:49:04   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
[quote="pirateluke"]I see them more as Kevin and Perry go caving

Adults acting like petulant children huffing and puffing every time they are asked to do something totally reasonable
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2020 16:32:56   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
I will gladly help how ever I can :thumbsup:
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2020 15:20:56   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
I am far from saying anyone uses this site for information for terrible YouTube videos , just pushing a obvious fact forward many users join and never post or add information making contributions whic
Topic: Youtube Mining Videos
Down and beyond

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2020 14:52:12   Subject: Youtube Mining Videos
My personal issue is now there doing this many more groups are starting to appear and more and more places are getting targeted.

I would if it was up to me make it harder for people to try
Topic: Gas Monitors
Down and beyond

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 20/11/2020 16:50:16   Subject: Gas Monitors
You got it a bit cheaper than me mate !

Have a read of this thread it’s very good !!

https://www.aditnow.co.uk/community/viewtopic.aspx?t=15108
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/11/2020 15:35:33   Subject: 28DL dont like Roy
[quote="Ourtcloud"]Aye mate,

Had an account for years; not sure why I havent got involved before.

Anyway good to be here now :thumbup:
[/quote]

There are a few me
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/11/2020 15:04:22   Subject: 28DL dont like Roy
[quote="Ourtcloud"]We strive to keep decent stuff off the radar so the tourbus doesn't go and ruin it for everyone.

The fact that someone contacted you and explained why posting it was a ba
Topic: 28DL loves Roy
Down and beyond

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2020 19:11:09   Subject: 28DL dont like Roy
Hello everyone.

I would just like to say a few things regarding 28dl .

So I am from Northamptonshire and 28 years old , I started exploring mines at the age of 14 eventually when
Topic: Boxed Off
Down and beyond

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2020 16:49:34   Subject: Boxed Off
Very true possibly they could say the will use the vent shaft .
Topic: Boxed Off
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/11/2020 16:09:27   Subject: Boxed Off
Not aloud to fill them in as there is still very active bats inside , at the same time I completely understand why they are angry .
Topic: Ventilation in mines and caves
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/11/2020 08:16:51   Subject: Ventilation in mines and caves
Do mines have ventilation! Jesus I wish they worked around here :lol::lol::lol:
Topic: Gas Monitors
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Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 12/11/2020 17:22:16   Subject: Gas Monitors
I payed £240 with charger new calibration with certificate.

Give you a idea
Topic: Gas Monitors
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Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 12/11/2020 15:49:14   Subject: Gas Monitors
One thing I shall add is .

Altair power !!! :thumbsup:
Topic: Ventilation in mines and caves
Down and beyond

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/11/2020 10:57:54   Subject: Ventilation in mines and caves
I no the one Roy I’ll find out it’s name for you :thumbsup: have forgotten it
Topic: Ventilation in mines and caves
Down and beyond

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/11/2020 05:56:09   Subject: Ventilation in mines and caves
Yes, fires were definitely used to circulate air, although this works only when you have more than one vertical shaft. Sometimes the fires were down in the mine and sometimes near the surface.
Topic: Nenthead Mines Ownership
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Forum: North West England   Posted: 11/11/2020 17:48:34   Subject: Nenthead Mines Ownership
Very good news hope to see you in the new year have never been to the area but very interested in it :thumbsup:
Topic: Ventilation in mines and caves
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/11/2020 08:53:48   Subject: Ventilation in mines and caves
Thank you very much both of you been a great help :thumbsup:

Now thinking we do still have some with hinged doors that still open to walk through !!’ Also intact curtains
Topic: Ventilation in mines and caves
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/11/2020 06:52:30   Subject: Ventilation in mines and caves
Les , thanks for your reply has helped me out a lot have been wondering exactly how this worked for a long time .I now understand why the areas of pillar robbing are all bricked of now via 1 entrance
Topic: Ventilation in mines and caves
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/11/2020 16:20:11   Subject: Ventilation in mines and caves
[quote="royfellows"][quote="legendrider"]We recently dug through a collapse in a local Lead Mine. One of the trial drifts into the Great Limestone had the remains of an extensive vent duct made from
Topic: Ventilation in mines and caves
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/11/2020 13:17:23   Subject: Ventilation in mines and caves
[photo]121651[/photo]

I have found this in one of are mines before could this be a aid to ventilation ?
Topic: Ventilation in mines and caves
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/11/2020 10:24:31   Subject: Ventilation in mines and caves
[quote="staffordshirechina"]What you are researching is a huge subject and will take you a long time to get your head around.
There are so many factors at play that each mine is an individual ven
Topic: Ventilation in mines and caves
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/11/2020 09:05:36   Subject: Ventilation in mines and caves
The panic sets in because your a long way underground and you normally realise you cannot breath very well your heart rate is on the up all of a sudden and because of the low o2 and co2 build up you c
Topic: Ventilation in mines and caves
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/11/2020 06:56:10   Subject: Ventilation in mines and caves
Quote : When there is not enough good air, what happens? Do people start getting sleepy? What is the biggest problem? Is it carbon dioxide build-up? Can you escape that just by climbing ? Is it lack o
Topic: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (mine)
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Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/11/2020 08:55:33   Subject: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (mine)
So once the handline is passed and the real mine exploring begins certainly need a 4x and a wetsuit then , sounds like taking some fresh water in some drums for a shower afterwards would be sensible a
Topic: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (mine)
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Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/11/2020 16:44:59   Subject: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (mine)
Excellent I shall take my wet kit also want to do the old workings at the top in the separate cutting to the left if you enter from top end but the sludge I guess is around 4-5 ft not the ones on th
Topic: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (mine)
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Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/11/2020 16:41:13   Subject: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (mine)
Hello Ian .

On my last trip I did go down the hand line and then walk past the ore shoots it keeps on going but got to the top of my wellies so bailed out because of not knowing if the wate
Topic: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (mine)
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Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/11/2020 12:43:57   Subject: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (mine)
While this topic is at the top cae coch mine .

For the drainage levels that are obviously flooded has anyone on here been down the hand line before and pressed on further into the flooded l
Topic: Jim Rieuwerts
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Forum: Midlands   Posted: 05/11/2020 20:45:11   Subject: Jim Rieuwerts
I didn’t no the gentleman but after reading the comments I would like to say he definitely will be missed by all who knew him or his work . shows us even with this virus around how precious time is t
Topic: Bell pits a plenty opening up
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Forum: North East England   Posted: 30/10/2020 13:19:07   Subject: Bell pits a plenty opening up
We have these show up in are fields a lot normally is a slight tunnel collapse , once the fields get ploughed you see more show up after the heavy farming machines go over them . I did read a part on
Topic: More Maps
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/10/2020 11:06:20   Subject: More Maps
Found two very good old books about introducing pumps into mines.


http://access.bl.uk/item/viewer/ark:/81055/vdc_100037623374.0x000001#?c=0&m=0&s=0&cv=0&xywh=-1%2C-793%2C1047%2C3311
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
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Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 29/10/2020 09:48:09   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
I agree easy mistake to make I find my switch on my lamp only reason I don’t do it as click it up photo I no as soon as I took photo down only reason I remember, with my old torch the button setting h
Topic: Lowering A Camera 650Ft Down A Flooded Mine Shaft To A Huge Collapse
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/10/2020 16:22:55   Subject: Lowering A Camera 650Ft Down A Flooded Mine Shaft To A Huge Collapse
[quote="ttxela"][quote="Down and beyond"][quote="sinker"][quote="Down and beyond"]Oooo I see ! Hope they had full permission for use ! People get very funny about rights now days :lol:[/quote]
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
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Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 28/10/2020 16:20:03   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
Am hoping to see one in action underground soon Roy ! Will you be using this from now on yourself ?

Does look very nice I have to say !
Topic: Lowering A Camera 650Ft Down A Flooded Mine Shaft To A Huge Collapse
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/10/2020 07:51:40   Subject: Lowering A Camera 650Ft Down A Flooded Mine Shaft To A Huge Collapse
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I think you probably mean "Congratulations on getting to 1k subscribers, now the lawyers will know you've made money from your copyright breaches, and have a far better chance of w
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
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Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 27/10/2020 07:45:25   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.

Scorpion x12 short review
Have added the name above incase anyone does a forum search for feedback .

All the people I have met who enjoy taking quick photos on there phones love
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
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Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 26/10/2020 19:00:45   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.
I must say the best light I have found on the open market so far is certainly the scorpion x12 Worth it’s weight all day long :thumbsup:
Topic: Lakeland Mining Books at Auction
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Forum: North West England   Posted: 26/10/2020 09:00:58   Subject: Lakeland Mining Books at Auction
Not a bad guess ! £5 of so is anyone on here the lucky winner ?
Topic: Lowering A Camera 650Ft Down A Flooded Mine Shaft To A Huge Collapse
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/10/2020 19:28:46   Subject: Lowering A Camera 650Ft Down A Flooded Mine Shaft To A Huge Collapse
[quote="sinker"][quote="Down and beyond"]Oooo I see ! Hope they had full permission for use ! People get very funny about rights now days :lol:[/quote]

No, Tom, ripped off as in NO PERMISSI
Topic: 1920s miners self rescuer
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/10/2020 17:07:16   Subject: 1920s miners self rescuer
Hello everyone just watched this on tv it’s around around 3 minutes long found it interesting, am sure many of you have heard of them and seen them before but just incase no one has not I found a vide
Topic: Lowering A Camera 650Ft Down A Flooded Mine Shaft To A Huge Collapse
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/10/2020 10:58:11   Subject: Lowering A Camera 650Ft Down A Flooded Mine Shaft To A Huge Collapse
Oooo I see ! Hope they had full permission for use ! People get very funny about rights now days :lol:
Topic: Lowering A Camera 650Ft Down A Flooded Mine Shaft To A Huge Collapse
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/10/2020 09:27:53   Subject: Lowering A Camera 650Ft Down A Flooded Mine Shaft To A Huge Collapse
The people that done the camera work are very skilled people I use to do it on the roads in the drains keeping it smooth without jerking it is very hard so i suspect a professional company done it.unl
Topic: Lakeland Mining Books at Auction
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Forum: North West England   Posted: 23/10/2020 14:07:27   Subject: Lakeland Mining Books at Auction
finish price I am guessing £225?
Topic: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
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Forum: South Wales   Posted: 21/10/2020 12:56:23   Subject: Craig -y -Dinas Upper Silica Mine
Once travel is permitted I’ll go have a visit get some new pictures see if any of the old path is visible now it’s winter a lot of stuff might have died of and be easier to locate , fingers crossed ca
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