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Posts by Down and beyond

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Topic: IMPORTANT MAENOFFEREN
Down and beyond

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/08/2020 20:13:19   Subject: IMPORTANT MAENOFFEREN
Thankyou for passing the message on , I hope they get caught extremely soon it’s such a Lovely place that does not deserve this
Topic: Rampgill Video
Down and beyond

Forum: North West England   Posted: 04/08/2020 14:14:10   Subject: Rampgill Video
Nice mate enjoyed that one !
Topic: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (mine)
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Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/07/2020 16:16:49   Subject: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (mine)
That’s fine I always like to check to comply by any rules etc me my mate both have bca insurance anyway so not a issue rather keep everybody happy ! Many thanks
Topic: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (mine)
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Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/07/2020 15:46:42   Subject: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (mine)
Cheers for the reply mate I won’t be touching the formations the ones at wigpool so impressive the under water formations also am hoping these are as good if not better ! I shall be uploading photos a
Topic: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (mine)
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Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/07/2020 15:34:38   Subject: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (mine)
Thanks again much appreciated from a collapse point of view is it all good inside ? Or lots of crawling? Also any ventilation issues for a 4x?
Topic: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (mine)
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Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/07/2020 15:05:20   Subject: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (mine)
I’ll take me suit and wellies then cheers mate !
Topic: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (mine)
Down and beyond

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/07/2020 14:51:59   Subject: Cae Coch Sulphur Mine (mine)
Hello everybody am planning on visiting this site next month at some point have never done a sulphar mine before so it will be a first for me ,just wondering if their is anything I need out of the ord
Topic: Little Arrows
Down and beyond

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/07/2020 10:33:42   Subject: Little Arrows
My last visit in some stone mines their was a large group of around 30 people leaving cards on their route we visited the following week and the cards was still their had to collect them all up , same
Topic: Flockton Coal Tramway (mine)
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Forum: North West England   Posted: 25/07/2020 06:39:13   Subject: Flockton Coal Tramway (mine)
Thankyou you have all been most helpful, I have never been up to this part of the country so it’s all new to me but i have heard their it’s lots to see around there which made me interested

Topic: Cambrian Mine Video
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Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 24/07/2020 17:53:32   Subject: Cambrian Mine Video
That’s a major shame it’s complicated you guys would of been a 1st I imagine but saftey is first
Topic: Flockton Coal Tramway (mine)
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Forum: North West England   Posted: 24/07/2020 09:02:46   Subject: Flockton Coal Tramway (mine)
Hello Thankyou very much for taking the time to reply I was just flicking threw came across the images on the site when a team was aloud in the entrance and was interested in visiting for myself to vi
Topic: Flockton Coal Tramway (mine)
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Forum: North West England   Posted: 22/07/2020 10:52:01   Subject: Flockton Coal Tramway (mine)
Hello everybody have read the information about this site was just wondering if anybody could say how long it takes to walk to tramway system here as I am interested in doing it .

How long
Topic: Photographs Of Balsham (Photo ref 120881) (photo)
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Forum: South East England   Posted: 21/07/2020 13:14:53   Subject: Photographs Of Balsham (Photo ref 120881) (photo)
Nice work finding it out hard work around here isn’t it mate !

Is their much tunnels or just what you see in the pictures mate ?
Topic: Mining subsidence visible on LIDAR images?
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Forum: North East England   Posted: 18/07/2020 16:44:35   Subject: Mining subsidence visible on LIDAR images?
Northamptonshire that’s me !!
Topic: Mining subsidence visible on LIDAR images?
Down and beyond

Forum: North East England   Posted: 18/07/2020 16:07:10   Subject: Mining subsidence visible on LIDAR images?
Great link thanks very much have just tried it out on 1 of are local mines it clearly shows up the areas that have had pillar robbing

Arrow points to a old steps entrance that once existed
Topic: Cambrian Mine Video
Down and beyond

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 17/07/2020 13:14:34   Subject: Cambrian Mine Video
This might just be rumours when I went the man who showed me around , he had been told of a really nice slate staircase that’s now flooded ? Did you see this on floor f? Or is it just rumours ?
Topic: Cambrian Mine Video
Down and beyond

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 17/07/2020 12:19:45   Subject: Cambrian Mine Video
Of the top of my head I remember standing where I took a photo I took stood at the bottem also , I guess that chamber was 4x 8m tape measures high so 32m ? Around 100ft so if their is 4 flooded leve
Topic: Video Explore : Exploring a Very Dangerous Flooded Mine
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/07/2020 08:35:33   Subject: Video Explore : Exploring a Very Dangerous Flooded Mine
When you try to profit from a hobby / passion like mine exploring things 9/10 go wrong their are some people that make cracking videos That I do respect and watch , yours are very different from th
Topic: Gear review, Roughneck Micro Mattock
Down and beyond

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/07/2020 12:03:07   Subject: Gear review, Roughneck Micro Mattock
The Roughneck Micro Mattock

I have worked inside drains for many years purchased one of these when I first saw it many years ago still have it ,Roy is correct with the head coming of mine a
Topic: Cambrian Mine Video
Down and beyond

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 10/07/2020 20:32:01   Subject: Cambrian Mine Video
I see , I didn’t no the closure date am glad I do now I was only 7 when it shut So am a newbie compared to other people , does any one no at the present time how many levels are flooded ? I no I wen
Topic: South & Mid Wales Cave Rescue Team FundraisingAppeal
Down and beyond

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 10/07/2020 16:47:20   Subject: South & Mid Wales Cave Rescue Team FundraisingAppeal
Donation of £20 made hope you make your target carry on the great work
Topic: Cambrian Mine Video
Down and beyond

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 10/07/2020 13:48:10   Subject: Cambrian Mine Video
Haha I bet that’s funny as f**k I have never done diving don’t think I would dare to be honest it looks so amazing I have to admit , I think the only way I would ever dare would be to try it in a cave
Topic: Cambrian Mine Video
Down and beyond

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 10/07/2020 12:13:19   Subject: Cambrian Mine Video
I am not one for watching videos normally but during this COVID 19 I have grew to them a lot more , I use to watch the mine diving ones as always have interested me , I like the videos that just get o
Topic: Cambrian Mine Video
Down and beyond

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 10/07/2020 09:27:31   Subject: Cambrian Mine Video
Nice video , I shall be watching more of these by your team got a lot of catching up to do !
Topic: 2x Honeywell 15 minute escape set
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Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 09/07/2020 15:59:05   Subject: 2x Honeywell 15 minute escape set
sorry for the late reply , yes I have done the gas monitor training 4x and confined spaces , confined spaces training and gas monitor was both payed for by work and held at the same
Place altitud
Topic: 2x Honeywell 15 minute escape set
Down and beyond

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 09/07/2020 13:14:01   Subject: 2x Honeywell 15 minute escape set
Il remove the post to save any confusion mate and message you many thanks , I also use these at work in drains a different atmosphere I understand, but have never had a problem with these and all
Topic: Video Explore : A Stunningly Beautiful Mine With Bad Air!
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/07/2020 10:06:10   Subject: Video Explore : A Stunningly Beautiful Mine With Bad Air!
I see I apologise didn’t see that part thanks for letting me no mate I skipped the beginning and didn’t here it beeping or see you checking it on the part I watched which lead to my assumption
Topic: Video Explore : A Stunningly Beautiful Mine With Bad Air!
Down and beyond

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/07/2020 08:02:01   Subject: Video Explore : A Stunningly Beautiful Mine With Bad Air!
I only have watched parts of this , if your describing this mine in your title as bad air gases rotten vegetation why have you shown yourselves going into it without a 4x ? I didn’t hear one beeping
Topic: East Midlands
Down and beyond

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 07/07/2020 06:58:02   Subject: East Midlands
Thank you very much rikj I have got my answer, I was wondering if one of the region editors was from my area sadly they are not , I shall carry on adding the missing sites and many more photos to plac
Topic: South & Mid Wales Cave Rescue Team FundraisingAppeal
Down and beyond

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 06/07/2020 15:50:39   Subject: South & Mid Wales Cave Rescue Team FundraisingAppeal
I am young with a family but am happy to make a small donation Of £25 would this be accepted?
Topic: East Midlands
Down and beyond

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 06/07/2020 14:57:25   Subject: East Midlands
Yes they tried very similar with me also their mate you have to watch them
Topic: East Midlands
Down and beyond

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 06/07/2020 11:12:19   Subject: East Midlands
Thanks for the information
Topic: East Midlands
Down and beyond

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 06/07/2020 08:52:28   Subject: East Midlands
Thanks , are you ok to post abandonment plans etc into the document files for the mines also historic plans ?
Topic: East Midlands
Down and beyond

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 06/07/2020 07:25:07   Subject: East Midlands
Hello everybody I live in the East Midlands “Northamptonshire“ I no a lot about all the history of all are mines around here and have been in the ones that use to be open was a long time ago was wonde
Topic: Forest of Dean exploration (Newbie)
Down and beyond

Forum: South West England   Posted: 02/07/2020 06:22:16   Subject: Forest of Dean exploration (Newbie)
Hello would also strongly recommend joining the following groups stated above , have done a lot of trips over this way and the mines are mazes a lot of collapses not a good place for the inexperienced
Topic: Easy underground stuff for a newbie.
Down and beyond

Forum: North East England   Posted: 30/06/2020 07:49:53   Subject: Easy underground stuff for a newbie.
I am young and very keen have had a Good few hundred hours of underground experience I live in the East Midlands but more than happy to travel to meet up and join groups so when things are back to nor
Topic: Photography in caves
Down and beyond

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 25/06/2020 14:08:30   Subject: Photography in caves
It is a iPhone XR I believe it’s 12 I no their not perfect but good enough for my standard and easy to carry compared to a real camera
Topic: Photography in caves
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Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 25/06/2020 13:59:43   Subject: Photography in caves
This was took with same phone just my old headtorch the phone does deserve some credit but you can tell the photo quality difference immediately

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Topic: Photography in caves
Down and beyond

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 25/06/2020 11:30:14   Subject: Photography in caves

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This was took on a iPhone with my new scorpion x12 cap lamp from Roy fellows no editing required extremely pleased with it a truly great cap lamp
Topic: Back underground ????
Down and beyond

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/06/2020 18:37:14   Subject: Back underground ????
I believe if their opening outside and inside carboot sales going into a mine/cave your safer than this even if you was with 2 people in your bubble so I am definitely starting up again it’s very har
Topic: Back underground ????
Down and beyond

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/06/2020 09:36:47   Subject: Back underground ????
I personally think you are being responsible , I have been on 1 trip with a mate since being allowed to see friends again, I am waiting now till clubs are back up and running hoping to be able to joi
Topic: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine (mine)crabb winch
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Forum: South West England   Posted: 09/06/2020 08:49:33   Subject: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine (mine)crabb winch
Thanks for the link it makes sense that’s why all the holes are empty as it would be retractable once used so can keep using it interesting page for information their was a lot of tools left when I we
Topic: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine (mine)crabb winch
Down and beyond

Forum: South West England   Posted: 09/06/2020 06:43:02   Subject: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine (mine)crabb winch
I see so it’s possible the hammered in them strange shape holes in the wall for example ( a steel pin with a eyelit on the end used it as a ground anchor point then winched oposit way ?

Wh
Topic: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine (mine)crabb winch
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Forum: South West England   Posted: 08/06/2020 09:38:59   Subject: Box Freestone Quarry Limestone Mine (mine)crabb winch
Box crab winch

Just been looking threw my photos of the winch from a long time ago , I have never really thought of how it exactly worked and it’s purpose I am guessing it was used to pull
Topic: Photos for sale on ebay
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Forum: South Wales   Posted: 23/05/2020 06:44:26   Subject: Photos for sale on ebay
Hello everybody I found these on eBay I wasn’t sure if this is the correct section to post this in ,apologies if not if it needs deleting /moving then I shall.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/NC
Topic: Vieille Montagne in Nenthead
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Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 20/05/2020 17:02:38   Subject: Vieille Montagne in Nenthead
I agree have purchased a volume of 9 books from Moore books can not fault the cost or service top store
Topic: Fisma carbide lamp
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Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 18/05/2020 10:07:15   Subject: Fisma carbide lamp
Ahh I see Thankyou very much will be impossible to get it mixed correctly I guess then as no regulators ,I was wondering if this lamp was just meant to be mounted on the walls in the tunnels and not
Topic: Fisma carbide lamp
Down and beyond

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 15/05/2020 07:54:52   Subject: Fisma carbide lamp
Hello everyone just wanted to do a small update on the fisma lamp I have got this lamp working now it actually works very well would like to try it one day for not having any regulator for the water I
Topic: Covid-19 & cave/mine exploration - DCA Update
Down and beyond

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 13/05/2020 08:41:17   Subject: Covid-19 & cave/mine exploration - DCA Update
Thankyou very much for taking the time to do this much appreciated
Topic: Back underground ????
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Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/05/2020 16:07:41   Subject: Back underground ????
I am from near Cambridge in the East Midlands and my opinion is I think it’s to soon so to be going underground sadly, I perhaps will do just 20 minutes in a tramway tunnel with my son ,I have full pe
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