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Topic: Roy on torches
Moorebooks

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 06/12/2019 11:40:34   Subject: Roy on torches
:lol:[quote="ttxela"]Very informative guide Roy, I've dabbled in making my own lamp in the past too, this one was 3 candlepower!

[link]83175[linkphoto]83175[/linkphoto][/link][/quote]:lol::
Topic: Calendar 2020 - Beneficiaries
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/12/2019 11:28:27   Subject: Calendar 2020 - Beneficiaries
I'd vote for CATMHS they are a mining history and exploration club



Mike
Topic: The Neston Collieries - new book post free
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 03/12/2019 15:50:12   Subject: The Neston Collieries - new book post free
I have just been notified about this book that has just been launched - available from www. moorebooks.co.uk post free 

The Neston Collieries 1759-1855: An Industrial Revolution in Rural Ch
Topic: Daw Mill colliery book special offer
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 27/11/2019 17:47:49   Subject: Daw Mill colliery book special offer

Both books have now sold

Mike
Topic: Daw Mill colliery book special offer
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 27/11/2019 16:03:44   Subject: Daw Mill colliery book special offer

Two copies of the latest delivery from the publisher arrived today, they have had a bit of crush damage at the top of the spine and therefore not perfect otherwise they are as new

I
Topic: British Mining no 108 - 2019 Memoirs
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 21/11/2019 16:32:03   Subject: British Mining no 108 - 2019 Memoirs
The latest in the series has just been released , A5, sb, 96pp £10
Chapters as followBale Intake, Langthwaite, Arkengarthdale, Yorkshire (Richard Smith and Alan Mills)
The Bron-floyd lead mi
Topic: Sara Eade
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 18/11/2019 05:18:14   Subject: Sara Eade
I'm very sad to hear this news, a real enthusiast . Her legacy are her books. A real character


Mike
Topic: The Second International Early Engines Conference
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/11/2019 11:54:40   Subject: The Second International Early Engines Conference
The Second International Early Engines Conference (IEEC2) is to be held at The Black Country Museum
15th May 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 17th May 2020 @ 12:00 pm

The cost for Friday to Sunday i
Topic: The Last Years in Coal Mining in South Wales Volume 2 Aberdare to Pembrokeshire
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 13/11/2019 09:33:31   Subject: The Last Years in Coal Mining in South Wales Volume 2 Aberdare to Pembrokeshire
[quote="Ty Gwyn"]Very good photograph`s,but the written details are full of errors,
Deninitely not researched.[/quote]

I used the publishers synopsis, apart from Tower Colliery and Big
Topic: Tareni Colliery. Swansea Valley, The Mine , The Miners and Their Communities ,
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 10/11/2019 17:18:21   Subject: Tareni Colliery. Swansea Valley, The Mine , The Miners and Their Communities ,

An independent response from Ian Graham

" I live just a couple of miles from Tareni, and have had a copy of Clive's book since its publication. It is a very remarkable work. Clive wor
Topic: The Last Years in Coal Mining in South Wales Volume 2 Aberdare to Pembrokeshire
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 10/11/2019 13:08:14   Subject: The Last Years in Coal Mining in South Wales Volume 2 Aberdare to Pembrokeshire
Steve Grudgings , Hb, 250 x 250 , 238pp  £25

From the author: I count myself extremely fortunate not only to have witnessed and photographed the last few years of coal mining in South Wales
Topic: Tareni Colliery. Swansea Valley, The Mine , The Miners and Their Communities ,
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 10/11/2019 12:52:36   Subject: Tareni Colliery. Swansea Valley, The Mine , The Miners and Their Communities ,
I was not aware of this book until the author contacted me earlier this week it is a superb piece of  research of a colliery  that closed just after nationalisation.

Author: Clive Reed, Hb,
Topic: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/11/2019 12:55:38   Subject: AditNow Christmas Party 2019!!
Yes please add me

Mike Moore

M
Topic: Explore Video : The Slate Mines Of Coniston : Largest Cavern I've Ever Seen! :
Moorebooks

Forum: North West England   Posted: 29/10/2019 12:58:39   Subject: Explore Video : The Slate Mines Of Coniston : Largest Cavern I've Ever Seen! :
[quote="alex17595"]Some of the ones in Moel Fferna are very impressive length-wise.[/quote]

If you get down to the bottom it's impressive in size. Not as big as the big chamber in Corris
Topic: Cwmystwyth Book
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 28/10/2019 17:33:58   Subject: Cwmystwyth Book

A few more copies (12) in good condition have appeared , there are 3 more in poorer condition

its Available MOOREBOOKS front page

Mike
Topic: A complete guide to the Engine Houses of Mid - Cornwall 
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 21/10/2019 16:27:43   Subject: A complete guide to the Engine Houses of Mid - Cornwall 
A complete guide to the Engine Houses of Mid - Cornwall 

Authors Damian Nance, Kenneth Brown and Tony Clarke , SB, 172pp. 210mm x2 10mm. Printed in full colour throughout on gloss art paper
Topic: Explore Video : The Slate Mines Of Coniston : Largest Cavern I've Ever Seen! :
Moorebooks

Forum: North West England   Posted: 21/10/2019 15:53:30   Subject: Explore Video : The Slate Mines Of Coniston : Largest Cavern I've Ever Seen! :
You ain't been to Corris then

Mike
Topic: For Sale - Holman silver3 rock drill
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 21/10/2019 15:48:56   Subject: For Sale - Holman silver3 rock drill
[quote="ttxela"]When I was at the Brittania museum in BC a few weeks back they literally had stacks of these on pallets out the back.

Is this similar to the one Tamarmole was restoring - d
Topic: Industrial archaeology guides price drop
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 14/10/2019 16:37:40   Subject: Industrial archaeology guides price drop
I have just received the last 4 copies of the Northamptonshire volume, I understand a local society took the rest

A Guide to the Industrial Archaeology of Northamptonshire
Peter Perkin
Topic: Levant Mine an Anthology
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 14/10/2019 16:17:49   Subject: Levant Mine an Anthology
Edited by Peter Joseph and Graham Thorne, 338pp, Available in Softback £25 and Hardback,  £35

The book is a collection of essays  from several authors and brings together lots of new infor
Topic: Industrial archaeology guides price drop
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 08/10/2019 18:32:36   Subject: Industrial archaeology guides price drop
[quote="crickleymal"]What area does the West Midlands book cover please? It says West Midlands Iron District but where exactly is that?[/quote]

yes the title is a bit of an odd one. Effecti
Topic: Industrial archaeology guides price drop
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 08/10/2019 13:44:38   Subject: Industrial archaeology guides price drop
The Association of Industrial Archaeology produce an Industrial Heritage Guide Book for the County for which they hold their Annual Conference and these  have been reduced substantially in price.  The
Topic: Mining Lamp collectors event 13th October
Moorebooks

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 02/10/2019 10:23:56   Subject: Mining Lamp collectors event 13th October
The ghost of Tony Oldham posted this on the caving forum and was met with sarcasm by one numpty

"Dear lamp collectors, a reminder that this year’s Little Meet at Caphouse is only two weeks
Topic: Cwmystwyth Book
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 30/09/2019 20:32:27   Subject: Cwmystwyth Book
[quote="NewStuff"]Picked one up today from you at HE, Cheers! I can't see any being left with any for long. I'll be having a good nose through it tonight.[/quote]

Yes I sold out at Hidden E
Topic: Cwmystwyth Book
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 26/09/2019 08:22:59   Subject: Cwmystwyth Book
[quote="Tamarmole"]Mike, could you put one aside for me, I'll be in touch dreckly.[/quote]

Tamarmole it has your name on it

Mike
Topic: Cwmystwyth Book
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 26/09/2019 07:53:40   Subject: Cwmystwyth Book

I now have the copies the book in stock

https://www.moorebooks.co.uk/-USED-British-Mining-No-17-The-Cwmystwyth-Mines-Special-edition.html

Mike
Topic: Cwmystwyth Book
Moorebooks

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 24/09/2019 18:03:04   Subject: Cwmystwyth Book
I hope to obtain in time for Hidden Earth, copies of British Mining No 17 which Simon produced independently. It would appear that a number have been found and I will be able to make them available a
Topic: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
Moorebooks

Forum: North East England   Posted: 24/09/2019 14:40:12   Subject: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
[quote="Minegeo"]That is exactly the issue and you can add to that most large scale equipment would be priced in USD also having an impact. If GBP falls to the predicted levels with no deal with EU i
Topic: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
Moorebooks

Forum: North East England   Posted: 24/09/2019 10:40:40   Subject: Construction Phase of 'Woodsmith Mine' Launched by Sirius Minerals
[quote="Minegeo"]Not so sure you cannot blame BrexShit for the failure of the Bond issue after all this depended on a strong Pound which certainly will be / is not the case. Mining finance is dying i
Topic: Sites near Moel Fferna
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/09/2019 15:21:39   Subject: Sites near Moel Fferna
[quote="sinker"][quote="Moorebooks"][quote="alex17595"]They are good for us useless idiots who can't tie anything more advanced than a shoelace[/quote]

That's a bit unfair not everybody is
Topic: Deep mines with strong airflow
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/09/2019 14:18:30   Subject: Deep mines with strong airflow
Brad

The mines at Tyndrum are good interesting as are the mines at Strontium in Scotland not sure about airflow though. There was a lot of Coal and Iron mining and you need to be careful wi
Topic: Sites near Moel Fferna
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/09/2019 14:10:35   Subject: Sites near Moel Fferna
[quote="alex17595"]They are good for us useless idiots who can't tie anything more advanced than a shoelace[/quote]

That's a bit unfair not everybody is SRT competent and has had the right
Topic: Hidden Earth 27th - 29th September Wrexham
Moorebooks

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 20/09/2019 15:17:47   Subject: Hidden Earth 27th - 29th September Wrexham
I have just realised that the event at Wrexham University hasn't been mentioned on this site. Although its predominantly a Caving Conference there are usually some mining related talks . There is also
Topic: Obituaries of Mining Engineers
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/09/2019 09:47:09   Subject: Obituaries of Mining Engineers
I thought this was worth drawing attention to the users of this forum it was posted by Mike Gill on the Mining history forum re a New addition to the Northern Mines Research Society website.
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Topic: Buckden Gavel explorers 1987
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/09/2019 16:37:37   Subject: Buckden Gavel explorers 1987
[quote="ttxela"][quote="Bill L"]Dave did a slide show (remember?) as part of a hugely enjoyable course at Whernside. Manor. They included. my namesake in all his putrid splendor, with the tale of h
Topic: Buckden Gavel explorers 1987
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 10/09/2019 11:00:46   Subject: Buckden Gavel explorers 1987
[quote="Hattlebags"]Did Dave Carlisle find Buckden Bill ? I thought it was a group of Students from Birmingham University who discovered the body of Bill (John Sunter Place) in 1964. Was Dave Carlis
Topic: Isle of Man 1905 - Whats going on ?
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/08/2019 09:46:07   Subject: Isle of Man 1905 - Whats going on ?
Hi Chris,

Is that Bradda Head on IoM?
Topic: Access issues
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/07/2019 21:27:42   Subject: Access issues
[quote="royfellows"]Good luck with it.

It does bring to mind a legal issue of some years ago whereby someone bought the Lordship of a Manor which included a strip of a few yards width along
Topic: Pant-yr-Afon (Llechwedd) power station tours
Moorebooks

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/07/2019 14:00:43   Subject: Pant-yr-Afon (Llechwedd) power station tours
[quote="sinker"]I got in on the Saturday. 2 spaces; Mrs Sinker never ceases to be amazed at the romantic locations I take her to ??[/quote]

Fully booked when I logged on

Mike
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
Moorebooks

Forum: Events   Posted: 09/07/2019 12:09:30   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Roy,

A fantastic conference , everybody thoroughly enjoyed all aspects . Inevitably there will be problems and last minute changes


Liked the free beer on Sunday night too<
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
Moorebooks

Forum: Events   Posted: 02/07/2019 17:27:44   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
I car spel black country lingo neither can my sat nav

:thumbsup:
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
Moorebooks

Forum: Events   Posted: 02/07/2019 17:15:17   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
[quote="royfellows"]I dont use one, in Wales probably take you into a river.[/quote]

Don't use one getting to your house either you end up in the middle of a city where they talk in a stran
Topic: Book Stand at NAMHO - pre order
Moorebooks

Forum: Events   Posted: 01/07/2019 13:57:46   Subject: Book Stand at NAMHO - pre order
I will have a stand at the conference

I will be offering used A5 memoirs of NMRS at £2.00

I have volume 3, 5, 6 and 7 of mines of the Gwydyr Forest all new at £2.00 and volume 4
Topic: NAMHO Conference 2019
Moorebooks

Forum: Events   Posted: 01/07/2019 12:54:10   Subject: NAMHO Conference 2019
Talking of Books

I will be there with a stand does anyone want anything reserving I have only 1 copy of the frongoch book in stock will anyone want a copies of that

Mike
Topic: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/06/2019 19:15:57   Subject: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
[quote="RetroGamerVX"]Mine names are changed at the request of the relivent authorities due to public safety and mine preservation[/quote]

Relevant Authorities?

You have permissi
Topic: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/06/2019 19:15:51   Subject: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
[quote="RetroGamerVX"]Mine names are changed at the request of the relivent authorities due to public safety and mine preservation[/quote]

Relevant Authorities?

You have permissi
Topic: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/06/2019 16:58:23   Subject: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
[quote="RetroGamerVX"]Read the note at the beginning of the video[/quote]

And why would I bother looking at it when it seems a work of fiction.

Mike
Topic: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/06/2019 15:41:32   Subject: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
[quote="UK Abandoned Mine Explores"]In this one, we go and reccie a mine to see what state it is in before doing a future through trip. Jono has not been in a shale environment this rough before so a
Topic: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28
Moorebooks

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/06/2019 13:47:40   Subject: Video : A Dangerous Shale Reccie In The Old Dragon Mine : Abandoned Mine Explore #28


Old Dragon Mine where is that ? Do you mean Red Dragon Mine?

Mike
Topic: Fellows lamps forum.
Moorebooks

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 24/06/2019 10:45:35   Subject: Fellows lamps forum.


Staff need more than a Bowl of Grogg and a promise of a Frongoch visit:lol::lol:
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