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Posts by Les W

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Topic: Hendre Spar Mine
Les W

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 14/01/2019 16:29:12   Subject: Hendre Spar Mine
A further differentiation between quartz and calcite is hardness. On Moh's scale of hardness calcite is around 3 and quartz is 7, for comparison, fingernails are around 2.5 and steel is 5.5
A bas
Topic: Box Back Door Locked
Les W

Forum: South West England   Posted: 30/09/2014 11:11:06   Subject: Box Back Door Locked
I have spoken today with Hanson and have posted the information to the CSCC Website
http://cscc.org.uk/wiki/doku.php?id=news:start

[quote]I have been in communication with Hanson conce
Topic: How to create a toaster - from scratch
Les W

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/06/2012 21:35:23   Subject: How to create a toaster - from scratch
I was amazed that it actually worked (albeit for a very short time)
Topic: How to create a toaster - from scratch
Les W

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/06/2012 20:35:42   Subject: How to create a toaster - from scratch
And Clearwell...
Topic: Drakelow... whens the next poss visit?
Les W

Forum: Midlands   Posted: 10/06/2012 22:43:28   Subject: Drakelow... whens the next poss visit?
Me too, I expect I could get a reasonable Wessex team together as well, once there is a date...
Topic: Copyright fees
Les W

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 19/04/2011 13:30:58   Subject: Copyright fees
Copyright on OS maps that have been published commercially are "Crown Copyright". Crown Copyright expires 50 years after the end of the year in which the work was published.

If you can get
Topic: Copyright fees
Les W

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/04/2011 23:05:02   Subject: Copyright fees
The UK is a signatory of the Berne Convention on Copyright. All the time periods can be found here:

http://www.wipo.int/treaties/en/ip/berne/trtdocs_wo001.html

Article 7 paragrap
Topic: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) Trip - April 9th
Les W

Forum: Events   Posted: 11/04/2011 22:04:19   Subject: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) Trip - April 9th
A big thank you from everybody at Team Wessex to those that made this happen.

It was great to meet old friends as well.

When is the next one :thumbsup:
Topic: What is it?
Les W

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/04/2011 19:19:42   Subject: What is it?
Is it a photograph of the outside world taken through a keyhole in one of the blast doors?
Topic: One for the steam buffs.
Les W

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/04/2011 07:54:41   Subject: One for the steam buffs.
[quote="Morlock"]From Wiki.

"Initially, King Edward II will be painted in the early BR blue steam locomotive livery, rather than the later standard BR Brunswick Green livery currently carri
Topic: One for the steam buffs.
Les W

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/04/2011 21:31:34   Subject: One for the steam buffs.
[quote="Vanoord"]Ah, I saw this on the interweb earlier.

Er, why is is blue?[/quote]

[quote]Originally painted in green, with a copper chimney and brass bonnet, the locomotive wa
Topic: Carnglaze and West Country Slate Workings
Les W

Forum: South West England   Posted: 28/01/2011 14:21:50   Subject: Carnglaze and West Country Slate Workings
[quote="Alasdair Neill"]Again best to contact DCUC. Tin mines in the Ashburton area generally have little accessible, but DCUC does have access to a number of iron mines, one quite spectacular.[/quote
Topic: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) Trip - April 9th
Les W

Forum: Events   Posted: 25/01/2011 11:42:56   Subject: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) - Sign Up / Master List
When/how do you want the money Mike?
Topic: Swaledale Mines & the Database.
Les W

Forum: North East England   Posted: 12/01/2011 13:02:02   Subject: Swaledale Mines & the Database.
[quote="simonrl"]I think the best way of doing this would be to make use of the fact that albums can be linked (manually, by me)
[/quote]

I can see a problem with this if people rely
Topic: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) Trip - April 9th
Les W

Forum: Events   Posted: 14/12/2010 20:21:24   Subject: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) - Sign Up / Master List
Mike, is the date booked now, i.e. confirmed.

Les
Topic: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) Trip - April 9th
Les W

Forum: Events   Posted: 14/12/2010 20:18:21   Subject: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) - Sign Up / Master List
[quote="turbo"]ok list is full ,where is list of those attending,or did i miss it :) [/quote]

List is post 1 of this thread.

http://www.aditnow.co.uk/community/viewtopic.aspx?t=
Topic: Calendar reprint - ordered
Les W

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/12/2010 11:20:39   Subject: Calendars all gone :) Re-print?
Is just paying enough or do you need a post on here as well?

(for a re-print)
Topic: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) Trip - April 9th
Les W

Forum: Events   Posted: 03/12/2010 17:15:05   Subject: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) - Sign Up / Master List
I just counted 58 so we must be close to booking and confirming the date (and collecting the money)

Cheers for organising this Mike (and Vanoord)
Topic: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) Trip - April 9th
Les W

Forum: Events   Posted: 02/12/2010 14:49:49   Subject: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) - Sign Up / Master List
Please add Becky Varnes for Team Wessex as well, cheers.
Topic: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) Trip - April 9th
Les W

Forum: Events   Posted: 01/12/2010 21:34:44   Subject: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) - Sign Up / Master List
and can you also add Biff, Lou, Meg and Mark for Team Wessex as well please.
Topic: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) Trip - April 9th
Les W

Forum: Events   Posted: 01/12/2010 19:46:41   Subject: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) - Sign Up / Master List
[quote="Les W"][quote="Les W"]Can you put Hatstand down for Team Wessex please.

Les[/quote]

and Dean please[/quote]

and Frank as well. Cheers :thumbup:
Topic: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) Trip - April 9th
Les W

Forum: Events   Posted: 01/12/2010 18:46:55   Subject: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) - Sign Up / Master List
[quote="Les W"]Can you put Hatstand down for Team Wessex please.

Les[/quote]

and Dean please
Topic: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) Trip - April 9th
Les W

Forum: Events   Posted: 01/12/2010 17:50:48   Subject: Drakelow (shadow factory / Cold War bunker) - Sign Up / Master List
Can you put Hatstand down for Team Wessex please.

Les
Topic: Upper (Dinas) Silica Mine
Les W

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 04/10/2010 19:01:10   Subject: Upper (Dinas) Silica Mine
There are some caves near by as well...
Topic: European mine trip in 2011?
Les W

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/10/2010 20:01:30   Subject: European mine trip in 2011?
There is the V2 factory in the Hartz mountains as well.
Topic: Hidden Earth Mining Photo competition
Les W

Forum: Events   Posted: 29/09/2010 22:33:03   Subject: Hidden Earth Mining Photo competition
[quote="Moorebooks"]
it will almost certainly be up T'north next year I understand. [/quote]

Assuming you are referring to Hidden Earth then it will almost certainly be in South Wales
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