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Topic: Haunted goings on
Clunk

Forum: North East England   Posted: 11/10/2008 10:47:25   Subject: Haunted goings on
[quote="Dark Prince"]Only place i wont go on me own is Ridge Quarry in Wilts. Can't say why but soon as i get to the bottom of the slope i have bad feeling and have to get out.

DP[/quote]E
Topic: Work to the SW England Database
Clunk

Forum: South West England   Posted: 31/07/2008 21:14:04   Subject: Work to the SW England Database
I started ParkLane. However, to put pictures up, we have to wait for some kind of permission from land owner. I have not forgotten. Just awaiting the permission. I will finish it when permission is ga
Topic: Hodbarrow iron mine - the car
Clunk

Forum: North West England   Posted: 29/07/2008 18:49:23   Subject: Hodbarrow iron mine - the car
[quote="Barney"]Its a Yank, look at the boot lid[/quote]No. Water refraction, plus whatever is leaning up the side is doing it. You can see where the boot is open, and where it goes down. I still stic
Topic: Hodbarrow iron mine - the car
Clunk

Forum: North West England   Posted: 29/07/2008 00:01:22   Subject: Hodbarrow iron mine - the car
My guess would be a mk2 cavalier[img]http://www.dansanderson.co.uk/cav4.jpg[/img]
Topic: Visiting UK & have questions
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/07/2008 07:23:00   Subject: Visiting UK & have questions
On this site it is only mines we deal with here. Most are unlocked access, but as you say, with locations kept quiet. I am based near the Wiltshire stone mines, so would be happy to show you a couple.
Topic: What are they?
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/07/2008 19:11:03   Subject: What are they?
[quote="jagman"]The top one would e a compressor I would think. Especially with a makers plate from Homan Bros who manufacured air drills and compresssors [/quote]Lol. I forget those things work both
Topic: What are they?
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/07/2008 19:02:41   Subject: What are they?
Top one looks like a steam engine but without the boiler. Just the piston converting the energy to rotary. Could even be air powered.

Bottom one looks like an automated valve gear. I have s
Topic: Other source of GOLD
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/06/2008 00:36:30   Subject: Other source of GOLD
[quote="davel"][quote="mountainpenguin"]Have you read diamond age and snow crash ?[/quote]
Yep - but we're really getting :offtopic: now!

Dave

[/quote]I think that started
Topic: Other source of GOLD
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/06/2008 11:31:59   Subject: Other source of GOLD
A Jewellers is a popular source of gold. They always have loads of it.
Topic: Digital Photography, auto file renaming
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/06/2008 21:29:12   Subject: Digital Photography, auto file renaming
Ahh, the greater good.
It is just my cynical mind.
If there is a feature already installed that can do the job, then I don't bother installing others.
Windows movie maker is a fine ex
Topic: Digital Photography, auto file renaming
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/06/2008 21:05:53   Subject: Digital Photography, auto file renaming
Does what you program does, but in a simpler way.
Topic: Digital Photography, auto file renaming
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/06/2008 20:56:04   Subject: Digital Photography, auto file renaming
Windows renames files and appends.
I press crl+a to select all pics. Rightclick > Rename. Type in the new name (I usually use dates) E.G. 25-06-2008.jpg press enter and the files are renamed and
Topic: Writing a novel - need some advice
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/06/2008 19:53:31   Subject: Writing a novel - need some advice
Cathedral in Box is only ~130 feet deep. Used to have a head of some kind. 8 foot diameter bore, but opens up to a large chamber after 25 feet.
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/05/2008 00:35:29   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
A guy has spent five years traveling all around the world making a documentary on Native dances. At the end of this time, he has every single native dance of every indigenous culture in the world on f
Topic: Super High capacity Ni-mh batteries
Clunk

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 26/05/2008 10:55:38   Subject: Super High capacity Ni-mh batteries
I have some Energiser 2.6ah AA's. They came with 1 hour charger for £14.99 from Robert Dyas. (Ironmonger chain based in the south)
I also have loads of 2ah AA from Energiser. £4.99 for 4.
I
Topic: Mining Information Web Portal Launch
Clunk

Forum: Events   Posted: 12/05/2008 16:01:27   Subject: New event added 'Mining Information Web Portal Launch' on 01/05/2009 at 10:00
[quote="rhychydwr1"]A new event has been added to the Events page.

[b]Event name: Mining Information Web Portal Launch[/b]

[b]Date & time: 01/05/2009 at 10:00[/b][/quote]Years no
Topic: AditNow T Shirts & Merchandise
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/04/2008 16:15:33   Subject: AditNow T Shirts & Merchandise
[quote="simonrl"] [i]something else[/i]...[/quote]
Mouse mats?
Helmets?
Personalised Stenlights?
Thongs?
Wellies?
Landrover spare wheel covers?
leather bookmarks?
Topic: Help please
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/04/2008 00:58:19   Subject: Help please
Thats how I remember it.
Topic: Help please
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/04/2008 23:13:18   Subject: Help please
Maybe. But £100 per ton for Cwmorthin, and a chamber gets cleared.
Topic: Help please
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/04/2008 22:43:03   Subject: Help please
Is the top of that shaft open?
Topic: Help please
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/04/2008 22:37:34   Subject: Help please
Makes you wonder if it is worth getting it out now mixed scrap metal can fetch £100 per ton. ::)
Topic: Help please
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/04/2008 22:33:52   Subject: Help please
That's it. Thanks.
Topic: Help please
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/04/2008 22:28:01   Subject: Help please
I saw a picture on this site a long while back of a mine where a shed load of cars had been dumped.
Thing is, I can't find it. I can't remember which mine or in which area it was. Can someone poi
Topic: Trevithick
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/04/2008 21:31:06   Subject: Trevithick
I thought Trevithick's first loco's, had the flange on the track and not on the wheel's?
Topic: Dolcoath Relic - Williams?
Clunk

Forum: South West England   Posted: 09/04/2008 00:43:00   Subject: Dolcoath Relic - Williams?
[quote="Roy Morton"][img]http://www.aditnow.co.uk/showimage?f=/community/Personal-Album-856-Image-017/[/img]
It seems after a little reading that the plate came off the winding engine at Robinson
Topic: copyrights laws?
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/04/2008 11:51:31   Subject: copyrights laws?
They have this discussion frequently on 28dayslater.
It seem's the press think that because obtaining some images are on the dodgy side of legal, that publishing them without permission is fine.
Topic: Topic Notification Reply emails - getting through?
Clunk

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 01/04/2008 02:11:46   Subject: Topic Notification Reply emails - getting through?
I still get them, but I am registered with a Hotmail account.
I only use the BT one for personal E-mails.
Topic: Mine & quarry rolling stock: a guide
Clunk

Forum: Mine Tramways and Railways   Posted: 29/03/2008 07:21:09   Subject: Mine & quarry rolling stock: a guide
[quote="ICLOK"]Saw a similar thing in a local coal mine but without wheels.... made by Cincinnati and very old by that point..... That too was pinned the same way and made sweeping cuts across the fac
Topic: 3D computer mine plan/model? anyone?
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/03/2008 19:16:19   Subject: 3D computer mine plan/model? anyone?
Not underground, I know but there is some guy on 28dayslater, who is collating photographs of cane hill asylum to convert into a counterstrike level.

When I finally get some motivation, I
Topic: Similar
Clunk

Forum: South West England   Posted: 22/03/2008 07:41:26   Subject: Similar
[quote="Vanoord"][quote="carnkie"]You must remember Gwyn that Welsh is my fourth language :) Anyway, a Welsh 'man-hole' lid ;)

[img]http://www.aditnow.co.uk/showimage?f=/community/Personal
Topic: UG camara reviews
Clunk

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 13/03/2008 20:47:11   Subject: UG camara reviews
One for the people with a low budget.

Kodak Z712is

Cost £175~£200

[url]http://www.kodak.com/eknec/PageQuerier.jhtml?pq-locale=en_US&pq-path=10691[/url]

7 m
Topic: Help
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/03/2008 15:05:00   Subject: Help
[quote="Gwyn"]Yes, if I understand correctly.
I have scanned a 12 page document relating to Penrhyn. I now have 12 PDF files which I would like to all be in one file to be read as one, 12 page do
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/03/2008 01:01:52   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
Another one I remember, but I forget who the characters were is:-
a: 'You cant shoot me with that banana.'
*BANG*
a: 'Swine, it was loaded.'

I would like to point out that I
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/03/2008 23:36:52   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
I used to have a book of goon sketches when I was younger.
One of the sketches that sticks in my mind is this one:
Minne; Where are you?
(I forget the fellas name so lets say harry)
Topic: Light greed...
Clunk

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 09/03/2008 23:54:11   Subject: Light greed...
[quote="simonrl"][link]Personal-Album-1-Image-068[linkphoto]Personal-Album-1-Image-068[/linkphoto][/link]

[/quote]You going for the Borg or Dalek look?
Topic: my first attempt with decent camera
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/03/2008 23:47:01   Subject: my first attempt with decent camera
I have a different camera, but to set the fstop and apature, I put it on full auto on 'firework' mode. Do a half press using a 1 mill candle torch or my headlamp (depending on size of chamber/passage)
Topic: 3D computer mine plan/model? anyone?
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/03/2008 20:35:02   Subject: 3D computer mine plan/model? anyone?
[quote="ROB"]Just a thought. Has anybody attempted to create a 3D model of a mine using a computer program? [/quote]I am working on something related. I have started taking photos for it already. I am
Topic: PDF File Creation
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/03/2008 16:01:39   Subject: PDF File Creation
More details [url]http://www.primopdf.com/[/url]

Download [url]http://www.download.com/PrimoPDF/3000-10743_4-10264577.html?tag=lst-0-1[/url]
Topic: PDF File Creation
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/03/2008 15:59:44   Subject: PDF File Creation
Primo pdf. You select it as a printer. It is also free I believe. In fact, I just noticed I have not installed it after my Computer rebuild 2 weeks ago. I will come back with links.
Topic: Inaccesable artefacts
Clunk

Forum: Mining Heritage   Posted: 02/03/2008 21:30:02   Subject: Inaccesable artefacts
[quote="hcd563"]Apparently the contacts in the controller had welded themselves closed and the driver abandoned ship, a wise move I think.

Martin[/quote]I had a Forklift do that on me. I we
Topic: Inaccesable artefacts
Clunk

Forum: Mining Heritage   Posted: 02/03/2008 15:53:50   Subject: Inaccesable artefacts
Makes sense that there is something left behind. Quite often I have looked at a wall of deads, or a pile of rubble and wondered what lay beneath/behind.
Topic: Unidentified objects
Clunk

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/01/2008 22:43:46   Subject: Unidentified objects
Chocks for trucks?
The grooves would suggest they would help grip rails. Their length would dis-regard this theory though.
Only other thing I can think of are wedges for 'Greedy boards'.
Topic: How did you get started?
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/01/2008 14:58:19   Subject: How did you get started?
It was going unders fault. He got me involved.
Always had an interest in industrial archeology, and was fascinated by the industrial revolution.
Topic: Vanoord's a Joke
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/01/2008 01:31:53   Subject: Vanoord's a Joke
[quote="Barney"]# The continents names all end with the same letter with which they start.[/quote]Eurasia?
[url]http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eurasia[/url]
Topic: 2008 Mine Exploration Calendar Now Available!
Clunk

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/11/2007 12:25:19   Subject: 2008 Mine Exploration Calendar Now Available!
If I get mine paid for by someone elses paypal, should I pm you the email address that paid for it?
Sorry if this is a lame question but I do not know how paypal works.
Topic: Kingside shaft, Skoda? (photo)
Clunk

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 28/11/2007 04:45:30   Subject: Kingside shaft, Skoda? (photo)
Upon closer inspection, it could be either a Vauxhall astra or lada samara.
Topic: Query
Clunk

Forum: The 2007 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 27/11/2007 20:05:01   Subject: Query
It was pointed out to me, that as a regional editor for aditnow, that I should not of been able to enter the competition. Thinking about it, I consider this to be a valid point. As in a way, I can be
Topic: Kingside shaft, Skoda? (photo)
Clunk

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 24/11/2007 01:41:23   Subject: Kingside shaft, Skoda? (photo)
The white car in the picture looks like a mark 2 cavalier
Topic: Kingside shaft, Skoda? (photo)
Clunk

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 24/11/2007 01:40:29   Subject: Kingside shaft, Skoda? (photo)
[quote="AR"]I was once told about a dumped car wedged halfway down a shaft somewhere... Apparently, the descent involved climbing through the window on one side and out on the other! :o [/quote]I beli
Topic: SRT tricks
Clunk

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 15/11/2007 17:50:21   Subject: SRT tricks
Dont abseil an 80footish pitch with main maillon undone. :-[
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