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Topic: Cornish Quarry.
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 02/03/2015 13:48:23   Subject: Cornish Quarry.
http://www.westernmorningnews.co.uk/Superquarry-industrialise-rural-corner-Cornwall/story-26090295-detail/story.html

That would be this one, got the local 2nd home owners very upset
Topic: Poldark Mine Under New Management
RRX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/02/2015 14:41:06   Subject: Poldark Mine Under New Management
Sounds like proper progress is being made, can probably help rustle up a few volunteers if required, who is best to contact on site? Be nice to get a little write-up on the cbc page if happy
Topic: SRT Day - 15th Feb
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 08/01/2015 21:23:08   Subject: SRT Day - 15th Feb
The CBC are hosting an SRT day down here in sunny cornwall on the 15th Feb, All are welcome to come along, more details and updates here http://www.carbisbaycrew.co.uk/?p=828
Topic: New minehunter
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 04/01/2015 16:16:30   Subject: New minehunter
I would be very interested in hosting this online if you would like, plenty of space available
Topic: New minehunter
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 02/01/2015 22:00:26   Subject: New minehunter
the overlay looks good, planety to do down here but if you can venture up mendips there are some fun holes there to play in :-D
Topic: Browns Folly wars!
RRX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/01/2015 14:37:43   Subject: Browns Folly wars!
[quote="Tony Blair"]The secret of making a really good fire is to poke it occasionally and then let it burn itself out. :D[/quote]

Poke Poke
Topic: BCA / CRoW
RRX

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/12/2014 02:59:53   Subject: BCA / CRoW
So the basics are (AFAIK)

Mines:- As has already been pointed out CROW is basically irrelevant as they are covered under the Mines and Quarries act and should be "made safe" anyway to preve
Topic: Radio Stuff Stored in Disused Mine
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 20/11/2014 01:37:37   Subject: Radio Stuff Stored in Disused Mine
Yeah, fords :-D

Strategic steam reserve was Tunnel Quarry up at Box, long gone now
Topic: mines down south
RRX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/11/2014 21:17:23   Subject: mines down south
Plenty to see and do down here
Topic: Carbis bay mine shafts
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 01/10/2014 17:00:04   Subject: Carbis bay mine shafts
[quote="Trewillan"][quote="andy308"]...I think they should disclose the drilling report to anyone intent on purchasing the property to save them wasting time....
[/quote]

If you were b
Topic: Ropewalkng Setup
RRX

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 30/09/2014 21:36:25   Subject: ropewalkng setup
I use the same setup as in the video, takes some getting use to and i use a right foot pantin, normally i have the footloop on my right foot, it works very well but only when the rope is vertical,
Topic: Box Back Door Locked
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 30/09/2014 12:41:32   Subject: Box Back Door Locked
I believe there have been a few recently with people getting lost and having to be let out of the A4 entrance, the Box system works, better than any padlock or key, seems Hanson may have been a bit ha
Topic: Carbis bay mine shafts
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 30/09/2014 12:37:20   Subject: Carbis bay mine shafts
Good to hear, better to be safe than sorry and as always excellent advice and details from Stu, if you would like i would be more than happy to host details of the survey on the CBC site to alert anyo
Topic: Looking for explorer groups in cornwall
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 17/08/2014 22:25:12   Subject: Looking for explorer groups in cornwall
Where abouts are you in cornwall?
Topic: Pumping the polluted water from mines
RRX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/06/2014 13:18:33   Subject: Pumping the polluted water from mines
Taken from bbc site
"A drainage tunnel, or adit, near the surface had collapsed and more than £45m litres of acidic mine water poured into the Carnon River and the Fal Estuary"
never seen w
Topic: Mine exploration in Cornwall - help please.
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 21/12/2013 02:30:23   Subject: Mine exploration in Cornwall - help please.
Was mining bitcoins for over a year, probably the only mining in cornwall for a while :D
Topic: Quick Hello, cornwall explorer
RRX

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 09/12/2013 12:16:02   Subject: Quick Hello, cornwall explorer
Hello and welcome, Jane is an epic trip and well worth it

Topic: Mid Cornwall....
RRX

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 15/11/2013 09:48:09   Subject: Mid Cornwall....
Hello From Helston!
Topic: Ownership of Monkton Farleigh
RRX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/09/2013 00:32:30   Subject: Ownership of Monkton Farleigh
AFAIK yes they still do, darkplaces.co.uk would be the better place to ask
Topic: Help please nr st ives
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 29/07/2013 22:44:01   Subject: Help please nr st ives
Cheers Roy
Topic: Help please nr st ives
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 29/07/2013 21:41:05   Subject: Help please nr st ives
Hi Essj

Drop me an email from over on the website (below) and i'll see what we can sort

jim
Topic: Hallenbeagle Mine Scorrier Cornwall
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 01/07/2013 21:28:29   Subject: Hallenbeagle Mine Scorrier Cornwall
guess who supplied the picture!
Topic: Hallenbeagle Mine Scorrier Cornwall
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 01/07/2013 20:15:25   Subject: Hallenbeagle Mine Scorrier Cornwall
Just had an message containing this picture
[img]http://www.carbisbaycrew.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/V__B6ED.jpg[/img]

Apologies for size but im in Germany atm and cant shrink it yet
Topic: South Crofty
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 26/06/2013 16:33:54   Subject: South Crofty
http://www.westbriton.co.uk/South-Crofty-administration/story-19397143-detail/story.html
Topic: what length denominmations for my rope?
RRX

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 07/06/2013 23:25:21   Subject: what length denominmations for my rope?
I would agree with Tamarmole and go with
35m, 65m and 100m as this will cover you for pretty much everything
Topic: Botallack, Levant and Geevor
RRX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/03/2013 14:57:32   Subject: Botallack, Levant and Geevor
https://www.facebook.com/HobGobGraphics see this chap for the graphic
Topic: south crofty progress
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 25/02/2013 20:41:36   Subject: south crofty progress
Seems Dr Tim Williams is now working in OZ, still has a chip on his sholder as he couldn't force through his plans for "regeneration" at South Crofty, i do hope he's buggered off back there
Topic: south crofty progress
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 25/02/2013 20:20:26   Subject: south crofty progress
for those that miseed/cant get it see here http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b01qzfxp/Inside_Out_South_West_25_02_2013/
Topic: south crofty progress
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 25/02/2013 19:59:49   Subject: south crofty progress
BBC Inside Out ran a short piece on crofty not really saying much other than some muppet called Tim Williams from a development agency is basically annoyed he couldn't compulsary purchase the area and
Topic: Darkplaces
RRX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/02/2013 00:44:09   Subject: Darkplaces
Just a heads up for those not on FB, Root is doing a few upgrades on Binky (the DP webserver) and will be back online in a few days, dont panic
Topic: What light do you use to cave or mine explore with
RRX

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 01/02/2013 21:57:26   Subject: What light do you use to cave or mine explore with
Stenlight as main light with Spark ST6 as backup/photo lamp

Bang per buck i dont think any get near Roy's portable head sun's

I know of 2 Nora's in use down here for exploring an
Topic: whats under my house
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 31/12/2012 18:47:26   Subject: whats under my house
Where is your house?
Topic: Calendar 2013 - Good causes
RRX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/08/2012 23:07:14   Subject: Calendar 2013 - Good causes
[quote="KH...."]Cornwall Search and Rescue Team, a fine body of men.[/quote]
+1
Topic: Emergency air
RRX

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 11/08/2012 16:34:42   Subject: Emergency air
[quote="stuey"]I have a BA set in the pipes and I fully intend to use it.

At the moment, I'm interested in the feasibility of running elevated levels of oxygen, so if I do come unhinged, t
Topic: Legal query
RRX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/08/2012 21:16:14   Subject: Legal query
So long as no damage is done to the bridge i cant see why not
Topic: West Briton story about WHS and mining
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 12/07/2012 18:58:53   Subject: West Briton story about WHS and mining
so the basics are they agree that mining should take place, but as the area is a WHS that they should be informed and that because they havnt been informed that it should stop untill they have read ev
Topic: Heartlands Project
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 11/07/2012 22:56:24   Subject: Heartlands Project
wonder how long before cracks start to appear in the walls
Topic: Heartlands Project
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 11/07/2012 22:23:12   Subject: Heartlands Project
[quote="carnkie"]Paid my first visit today. Distinctly unimpressed, particularly with the meal I had for lunch. I didn't realise there are apartments for sale on the site. Get in there, they've only s
Topic: Heartlands Project
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 28/06/2012 20:55:22   Subject: Heartlands Project
nothing at all, the real one is nice to walk around, wonder if anyone has turned up dressed as a druid

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WVs7mPy4aRk
Topic: Britain From Above - New Website
RRX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/06/2012 11:07:08   Subject: Britain From Above - New Website
Does seem to be focused on town centres, hopefully they have more images to put up that might be of more interest
Topic: Britain From Above - New Website
RRX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/06/2012 13:12:48   Subject: Britain From Above - New Website
i think they underestimated the bandwidth and server requirements, looks to be an interesting site

wish google would hurry up with the 1945 maps
Topic: Engine House restoration
RRX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/06/2012 12:57:09   Subject: Engine House restoration
Runing anything large on steam will cost too much unfortunately, shame
Topic: Engine House restoration
RRX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/06/2012 12:39:33   Subject: Engine House restoration
Last time i spoke with the people over at East Pool the National Trust where still planning on getting it moving again, they were looking at well over 1 Million to get it working again on air but that
Topic: Has Anyone any tips on emptying rubbish-filled mine shafts, please?
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 05/06/2012 14:23:23   Subject: Has Anyone any tips on emptying rubbish-filled mine shafts, please?
As Roy has said alot of filled shafts sometimes arnt, but its actually nice to hear of one being emptied in cornwall instead of filled :D, which shafts are you emptying?
Topic: 'Art' Attack
RRX

Forum: South West England   Posted: 30/05/2012 12:10:26   Subject: 'Art' Attack
Someone had painted some sillouettes last time a went down Botallack, they gave the place a nice atmosphere, i do hope someone wasnt sponsored to do the paintings, as im sure they wont be happy when r
Topic: New to SRT
RRX

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 25/05/2012 10:16:30   Subject: New to SRT
if you dont do the screw up on a screwgate then you effectively have a snapgate, but if your working at a pitch and bolting then you can easily unload and knock a crab off with moving around. Climbing
Topic: Olympic Flame
RRX

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/05/2012 15:16:14   Subject: Olympic Flame
expecting it to fly over here in approx 4 hours
Topic: Wheal Speedwell
RRX

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 17/05/2012 00:07:06   Subject: Wheal Speedwell
The shaft with the sleepers over it was dropped not that long ago by a group of us with permission from the landowners, approx. 180ft deep to a level with whats left of the pump and wood at the bottom
Topic: Abandoned Glasgow mines could provide 40% of city heat
RRX

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 24/04/2012 22:17:49   Subject: Abandoned Glasgow mines could provide 40% of city heat
I noticed they are basically growing them near chiverton roundabout
Topic: ARSENIC
RRX

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 09/04/2012 17:46:18   Subject: ARSENIC
arsnic only goes white after it has been roasted i believe so chances are its nothing to do with this and maybe more to do with the water being stale after sitting in a quarry for so long it will prob
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