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Posts by owd git

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Topic: info
owd git

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 25/03/2020 16:43:36   Subject: info
turbo trainer in t' shed! doing "T' Tour De Shed" later on.:thumbup:
Topic: Mandale Mine - Lathkill Dale
owd git

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 24/03/2019 11:31:46   Subject: Mandale Mine - Lathkill Dale
walking the dogs that way this afternoon Pete, will be in touch :thumbup: Ric'
Topic: Jug Holes
owd git

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 21/08/2018 22:59:24   Subject: Jug Holes
Oops! PM No' :thumbup: O.G.
Topic: Jug Holes
owd git

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 21/08/2018 22:56:41   Subject: Jug Holes
Tim Howard, son of (the late Sougher on line here!) 'masson rat boy' has an extensive knowledge of masson. and a good man. gis your no' and i'll ask him to call you. Ric'. (owd Git.)
Topic: Jug Holes
owd git

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 21/08/2018 22:38:55   Subject: Jug Holes
will contact both mentioned. how slim are you? :lol::lol::lol: Tim might allow you a painful day out!:thumbsup:
O.G.
Topic: Jug Holes
owd git

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 21/08/2018 07:28:50   Subject: Jug Holes
speliokitty ? masson rat boy ? where are you? both will know what you seek.
Beware the old mans workings, two sections have closed to my knowledge. one i held open to allow our party back out as
Topic: bulbs
owd git

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 12/04/2018 11:47:43   Subject: bulbs
caving supplies/ Buxton. on line catalogue. :thumbup:
Topic: Middleton (Derbyshire) Limestone Mine (mine)
owd git

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 07/03/2017 17:07:02   Subject: Middleton (Derbyshire) Limestone Mine (mine)
Stargate in Middleton? They still think electricity is a mystical enchantment!:lol:
Topic: Great Masson Lead Mine (mine)
owd git

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 05/03/2017 00:22:37   Subject: Great Masson Lead Mine (mine)
Shall I provide rope? or would that fetch DCRO out :lol:
post an eve' trip I'll see if i'm free. Jon and I have had a look around and not seen all there is. great petrology / geology to see, lots
Topic: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
owd git

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 06/01/2017 17:56:32   Subject: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
Jon and I need a kick up the adit now involvement; Matlock area interest?
gentlewomans optional,
too many to mention, Jon and i will rig/ lead/find a bar etc
w/e 23 April out, the goo
Topic: Masson Quarry, Matlock
owd git

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 23/12/2016 18:15:34   Subject: Masson Quarry, Matlock
A bottle or two of bitter lemon needed in masson back door and on and on, we scraped and mud covered lots, horwever a lot to 'rub out' all the way to show-cave connection t' lake and everywhere we loo
Topic: Masson Quarry, Matlock
owd git

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 22/12/2016 15:45:42   Subject: Masson Quarry, Matlock
The 'offerings' to T'owd man tonight, a few of us locals will check it out.:thumbup: O.G.
Topic: Oldham charger frames
owd git

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/11/2016 09:22:47   Subject: Oldham charger frames
Hi Simon, a bloke i did work for a couple of years back had a complete rig in his barn/ shed and offered it to me, he's moved since I'll try to track him down. dont waste mony till i see if he's still
Topic: Mines in the peak district
owd git

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 06/10/2016 19:51:32   Subject: Mine is peak district
photo is slightly in the wrong perspective to show the easy climb to where you see the bod's Roy, same offer as Darkmole applies. Ric'.
Topic: Croesor - Warning, Damaged Equipment - NOW REPAIRED
owd git

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/04/2016 20:26:44   Subject: Croesor - Warning, Damaged Equipment
[quote="nickwilliams"]A proper Tirfor cable is an assembly made from non-galv'd wire with an eye at one end and a taper at the other. It's a wire core cable which does not compress (and is less flexi
Topic: Croesor - Warning, Damaged Equipment - NOW REPAIRED
owd git

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/04/2016 23:14:13   Subject: Croesor - Warning, Damaged Equipment
[quote="owd git"][quote="owd git"]Just an open question, what length / Dia' steel cable is needed for replacement? O.G.[/quote]
Bump;
I have a turfer cable / no charge!
will measure
Topic: Croesor - Warning, Damaged Equipment - NOW REPAIRED
owd git

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/03/2016 18:13:57   Subject: Croesor - Warning, Damaged Equipment
[quote="owd git"]Just an open question, what length / Dia' steel cable is needed for replacement? O.G.[/quote]
Bump;
I have a turfer cable / no charge!
will measure the length.
Topic: Croesor - Warning, Damaged Equipment - NOW REPAIRED
owd git

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/03/2016 09:45:05   Subject: Croesor - Warning, Damaged Equipment
Just an open question, what length / Dia' steel cable is needed for replacement? O.G.
Topic: Mine Headframes in the British Isles
owd git

Forum: Mining Heritage   Posted: 14/03/2016 07:16:51   Subject: Mine Headframes in the British Isles
Overton headgear Definitely still there, one of my dog walk / bike rides pass it,
Ric'.
Topic: SRTE Stop Descender
owd git

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/01/2016 18:45:11   Subject: SRTE Stop Descender
If that's all you have to hand, why not?
both will kill!!!!!!:guns:
Topic: Minerals
owd git

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 21/12/2015 17:25:23   Subject: Minerals
[quote="Mike1984"]Do suppose you know what kind of minerals I can find in the Midlands or if anyone close to me fancies letting me tag along sometime, I'm in Birmingham, West Midlands.
Cheers mi
Topic: Rechargeable AAAs & Chargers
owd git

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 27/10/2015 07:53:58   Subject: Rechargeable AAAs & Chargers
Maplins, 240 v or car. nuff said?, good luck,
Topic: Oldham lamps
owd git

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 18/10/2015 09:58:51   Subject: Oldham lamps
[quote="D4RK"]Hey just wondering if any of you got some some oldham lamps, still able to take a charge or a few chargers laying around that you might want some cash for ;) ?

- D4RK[/quote]<
Topic: Sough Prints
owd git

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 08/09/2015 08:31:05   Subject: Sough Prints
Hi Phil' depending on scale I'd say Badger.despite not seeing claw marks. Ric'.
Topic: sinkhole in ardwick manchester
owd git

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 16/08/2015 09:57:09   Subject: sinkhole in ardwick manchester
A huge hole has opened up in a main road in Manchester.

A geologist has said that he believes it may be the arsehole of the world but added that he doesn't know why a hole has opened up the
Topic: New event added 'Derbyshire Weekend 2015' on 30/05/2015 at 10:00am
owd git

Forum: Events   Posted: 02/06/2015 08:35:14   Subject: New event added 'Derbyshire Weekend 2015' on 30/05/2015 at 10:00am
A massive thanks to 'dark mole' and Martin. a grand trip. Pretty sure we'll meet again , somewhere, county & station is a good bet. :thumbsup:
O.G.
Topic: info guys
owd git

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 21/03/2015 19:01:54   Subject: info guys
Grid Ref' or Photo' please Paul.
O.G.
Is It on Gunnery Lane?
Or that one on the bridalway towards Lea?
Topic: Mine explorers in west peak district
owd git

Forum: North West England   Posted: 15/03/2015 09:46:52   Subject: Mine explorers in west peak district
Masson, 18.30Hrs' Monday informal local bods having a 'mooch' with laughably tight optional bits for a challange. no SRT dry- ish.
introduce yourself and tag along.53.133036,-1.572247
O,G,
Topic: For sale - Oldham Mini Halo lamps x 3
owd git

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 03/03/2015 08:33:05   Subject: For sale - Oldham Mini Halo lamps x 3
I have a charger for you. If caver post works from Matlock bath it'll be free. or Ill price postage. p.m. a phone number:thumbup: Ric' (owd Git.)
Topic: New event added 'Derbyshire Weekend 2015' on 30/05/2015 at 10:00am
owd git

Forum: Events   Posted: 26/02/2015 23:07:58   Subject: New event added 'Derbyshire Weekend 2015' on 30/05/2015 at 10:00am
Polite, and decent as ever Adam. Well played that man!
O.G.
Topic: Secret lamp test!??
owd git

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 31/01/2015 16:41:17   Subject: Secret lamp test!??
Hi Roy, did you find the secret location?
Who would believe a man from this forum / Birmingham-ish could happen to wander up our village and 'just happen' to see me and enquire most politely the
Topic: Retro computing: not really mining, sorry.
owd git

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/01/2015 10:01:57   Subject: Retro computing: not really mining, sorry.
Before emigrating to Matlock in the 80's I was B.R.Signals & Telecom's, Southern region. Redhill. on occasion covering Three-Bridges. ( including Gatwick Airport).
The 'Controll computer, includ
Topic: New event added 'Derbyshire Weekend 2015' on 30/05/2015 at 10:00am
owd git

Forum: Events   Posted: 09/01/2015 21:28:18   Subject: New event added 'Derbyshire Weekend 2015' on 30/05/2015 at 10:00am
Not much really, tho a good deal of scrambling 'not for the faint hearted' :o.
lots to see / do / ad-hoc on t' w/end for all who are O.K. with 'leaving it loose'and trusting to fate and an Owd G
Topic: Meanwhile in a disused Railway Tunnel in Notts...
owd git

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 04/11/2014 09:10:33   Subject: Meanwhile in a disused Railway Tunnel in Notts...
I'll bet most of it would have been 'weighed-in' in Rip' eh Iclock?
Topic: Oldham charger prices
owd git

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 25/09/2014 18:20:48   Subject: Oldham charger prices
I've offered a double Simon free!. anyone passing matlock -ish back to west country for hidden earth, to save post?
Topic: Oldham charger prices
owd git

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 19/09/2014 15:53:19   Subject: Oldham charger prices
[quote="owd git"]I have a double charger you are welcome to. where are you? o. g.[/quote]
bump! no charge (pun intended)
Topic: Oldham charger prices
owd git

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 17/09/2014 07:57:36   Subject: Oldham charger prices
I have a double charger you are welcome to. where are you? o. g.
Topic: More on Oldham chargers
owd git

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 20/07/2014 11:15:48   Subject: More on Oldham chargers
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Topic: How big is yours ?
owd git

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 10/04/2014 20:43:41   Subject: How big is yours ?
well played sir. :thumbsup:
Topic: How big is yours ?
owd git

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 08/04/2014 22:36:31   Subject: How big is yours ?
[quote="Aditaddict"]I have just aquired a Premier of Leeds Type 10 miners shaft lamp , it's by far the biggest lamp i have had so far , at a full 14" tall (not including hook) 4.75" wide and weighing
Topic: info on long rake guys
owd git

Forum: North East England   Posted: 31/03/2014 20:59:33   Subject: info on long rake guys
wot about lower levels below the coffin level in youds?
someone PDHMS will pop up :
O. G.
Topic: sad announcenent.
owd git

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 27/03/2014 19:09:02   Subject: sad announcenent.
It is with great sadness I have to report the passing of Sougher.
Last night, peacefully in her sleep. A wealth of experience with Op Mole. Leaving a huge archive,and many friends behind.RIP.
Topic: Oldham bezzles.
owd git

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 03/11/2013 16:03:32   Subject: Oldham bezzles.
great replies , thanks :thumbup:
Owd Git.
Topic: Oldham bezzles.
owd git

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 03/11/2013 11:56:14   Subject: Oldham bezzles.
Whilst plumbing wearing my hat/ lamp, a customer/ fitter said is that mines rescue? meaning a green bezzle on my lamp.
He went on to say he thought fitters were yellow.
I also have black a
Topic: Working a 23ft coal seam in the 1870s
owd git

Forum: Europe   Posted: 13/08/2013 08:48:44   Subject: Working a 23ft coal seam in the 1870s
Where do you get the hobbits from Edd ? :lol:
Topic: To Petzl or not to Petzl? American Alternatives?
owd git

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 17/06/2013 19:11:33   Subject: To Petzl or not to Petzl? American Alternatives?
[quote="Graigfawr"][quote="exspelio"]Reference; making replacement bars for rack descenders, don't use straight aluminium (sideways pressure is critical), use Duralloy, I am sure other folk on here wi
Topic: Derbyshire Mines
owd git

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/06/2013 23:47:51   Subject: Derbyshire Mines
:thumbup: Not rocket science ; is it? Eh:? :thumbup:
Topic: Derbyshire Mines
owd git

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/06/2013 15:07:35   Subject: Derbyshire Mines
I've an idea AR is too much of a gent to reply as he should to a ****.I , on the other hand feel you are out of line old boy!
Oh, and in your intro ( hello from Sheffield, you list Middleton Mine
Topic: Should we worry yet?
owd git

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 18/05/2013 18:45:09   Subject: Should we worry yet?
Thanks for your interest and replies. see UKCa***g too :thumbup:
O. G.
Topic: Should we worry yet?
owd git

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 18/05/2013 09:19:06   Subject: Should we worry yet?
[quote="AR"]I think the Duchy of Lancaster might have something to say about them selling it as coming with the mineral rights, rights to _some_ of the minerals more like....

Dunno about th
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