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Topic: Caplecelugh High Level Link.
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North West England   Posted: 10/04/2017 10:39:31   Subject: Caplecelugh High Level Link.
[quote="Steetleysurfer"]

Personally, I think you're being a little over cautious. Even if there is an available round trip, I wouldn't think there'd be that many takers - CCHL is a serious
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
Captain Scarlet

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/09/2016 15:36:42   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
[quote="Heb"]By the way Roy - this very long ladder.... I thought you lived in a bungalow? Or was it an impulse buy to a pop up ad on a tablet?:)[/quote]

I believe is was one of those 'Bun
Topic: Android tablet horrors!
Captain Scarlet

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/09/2016 10:33:56   Subject: Android tablet horrors!
[quote="royfellows"] This morning spent 45 minutes again on it, constantly interrupted by stinking adverts.

[/quote]

Are there any good deals to be had?
Topic: SRTE Stop Descender
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 13/01/2016 15:09:12   Subject: SRTE Stop Descender
Marra, stick to what you know. Remember what happened when you experimented with two Petzl Stops!
Topic: SRTE Stop Descender
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 12/01/2016 16:50:30   Subject: SRTE Stop Descender
Based on the colour, I would say its excellent!
Topic: Burray Copper Mine
Captain Scarlet

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 13/10/2014 17:48:54   Subject: Burray Copper Mine
[quote="bouras"]tell me about burray copper mine[/quote]

I believe the coal they got was quite poor quality
Topic: New advertiser - Starless River
Captain Scarlet

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/08/2014 16:51:36   Subject: New advertiser - Starless River
Aye, I have gear from a number of times, great service, products and communications. A top notch supplier :thumbup:
Topic: Flemings -Taylors
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North West England   Posted: 08/01/2014 16:36:27   Subject: Flemings -Taylors
All equipment in there was my own personal gear and has been permanently removed
Topic: Nenthead - Rampgill Level - floods
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North West England   Posted: 28/05/2013 15:17:29   Subject: Nenthead - Rampgill Level - floods
[quote="RJV"]Personally, being a grumpy sod I'd dam all the adits to waist height. A better knob deterrent than any gate...[/quote]

:lol: :flowers: :thumbup:
Topic: Mining Books for Sale
Captain Scarlet

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/01/2013 12:07:37   Subject: Mining Books for Sale
'Duplicates' as in photocopies or real books?
Topic: hello.
Captain Scarlet

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 27/12/2012 00:27:45   Subject: hello.
hello
Topic: hello.
Captain Scarlet

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 27/12/2012 00:27:44   Subject: hello.
hello
Topic: Competition Entry Roy Fellows
Captain Scarlet

Forum: The 2012 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 18/12/2012 12:56:35   Subject: Competition Entry Roy Fellows
[quote="ICLOK"]

Beware the rhychydwr wind up.... me thinks was joking! :lol:[/quote]

The guy is an utter pillock, as everyone knows, but like the court jester, he is tolerated an
Topic: Keswick Mining Museum Update
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North West England   Posted: 18/08/2012 20:38:46   Subject: Keswick Mining Museum Update
The Museum will now close permanently on 1st October 2012.

The museum will not be open for the sale dates previously published on the forum.

If you need any information please ca
Topic: Time Team
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North West England   Posted: 31/07/2012 17:11:15   Subject: Time Team
[quote="ChrisJC"]I was there. Sebastian Mine wasn't found.
[/quote]

IF it exits, which I doubt, the easiest way to locate it would be to look at the area after a snowfall and look for
Topic: Brownley Hill Ventilation Fan
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North West England   Posted: 21/12/2011 16:24:42   Subject: Brownley Hill Ventilation Fan
[quote="christwigg"]Yes, I think we sent Wayne through that low arch, and he didn't look too impressed when he came back.

Is the High Level blocked around the area of Tatters String ?
Topic: Brownley Hill Ventilation Fan
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North West England   Posted: 21/12/2011 15:24:12   Subject: Brownley Hill Ventilation Fan
[quote="John Lawson"]Even part of Moss Cross Vein was accessible though I have not checked it in recent times and as the entrance was on a nasty piece of ground it is possible that it might have falle
Topic: Brownley Hill Ventilation Fan
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North West England   Posted: 21/12/2011 10:05:14   Subject: Brownley Hill Ventilation Fan
[quote="John Lawson"]Slowly it emerged that nearly all of the workings shown on it are in fact accessible, the only exception being on the Guddamgill Vein [/quote]

Moss X-Vein?

Topic: silverdale mines near arnside.
Captain Scarlet

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/09/2011 07:27:13   Subject: silverdale mines near arnside.
http://www.moorebooks.co.uk/shelves/cart.php?target=product&product_id=19417&substring=arnside

Topic: What's the toughest trip you've ever done?
Captain Scarlet

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/08/2011 12:35:59   Subject: What's the toughest trip you've ever done?
[quote="simonrl"][quote="Colonel Mustard"][quote="bri hache"]Probably the shortest trip, the nearest i have been to death, the most exhausting i have ever been in a short space of time


Topic: What's the toughest trip you've ever done?
Captain Scarlet

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/08/2011 17:23:33   Subject: What's the toughest trip you've ever done?
[quote="bri hache"]Probably the shortest trip, the nearest i have been to death, the most exhausting i have ever been in a short space of time


DODD END!!!![/quote]

:lol:
Topic: Cwm Ciprwth Copper Mine... Broken Rods
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/07/2011 17:13:08   Subject: Cwm Ciprwth Copper Mine... Broken Rods
They have just rotted. Unfortunately soft wood was used for the restoration of the rods. No vandalism!
Topic: Mine exploration at Nenthead
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North West England   Posted: 21/01/2011 07:33:13   Subject: Mine exploration at Nenthead
I think this thread has now run its course...
Topic: Happy New Year & 2011
Captain Scarlet

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/01/2011 09:50:34   Subject: Happy New Year & 2011
Happy and Safe 2011 all! ;D
Topic: Merry Christmas everyone
Captain Scarlet

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/12/2010 21:02:47   Subject: Merry Christmas everyone
Merry Christams All ::)
Topic: Small Earthquake in Cumbria
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North West England   Posted: 23/12/2010 12:52:18   Subject: Small Earthquake in Cumbria
[quote="Monty Stubble"][quote="Colonel Mustard"][quote="RichardLevett"]I wonder how it may have affected earthquake passage?[/quote]

I reckon Volcanoe junction should be ok....[/quote]
Topic: Small Earthquake in Cumbria
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North West England   Posted: 23/12/2010 12:09:10   Subject: Small Earthquake in Cumbria
[quote="RichardLevett"]I wonder how it may have affected earthquake passage?[/quote]

I reckon Volcanoe junction should be ok....
Topic: Hartside Pass - odds of it being clear next Tuesday...
Captain Scarlet

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/12/2010 12:07:35   Subject: Hartside Pass - odds of it being clear next Tuesday...
[quote="simonrl"][quote="Colonel Mustard"][quote="simonrl"][quote="RJV"]The A69 then back down through Alston might be a touch friendlier.[/quote]

From darn sarf there isn't really a viable
Topic: Hartside Pass - odds of it being clear next Tuesday...
Captain Scarlet

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/12/2010 21:53:59   Subject: Hartside Pass - odds of it being clear next Tuesday...
[quote="simonrl"][quote="RJV"]The A69 then back down through Alston might be a touch friendlier.[/quote]

From darn sarf there isn't really a viable alternative route I don't think? Not with
Topic: Small Earthquake in Cumbria
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North West England   Posted: 22/12/2010 21:52:33   Subject: Small Earthquake in Cumbria
[quote="kate tyler"]I will be heading in very soon to assess the damage..The Colonel has offered to de-rig any route I fancy doing following my recent back surgery as going up will be too hard.. a dow
Topic: Caption competition
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North East England   Posted: 24/11/2010 12:14:54   Subject: Caption competition
"Hoy you two.... I said BELOW ME not BLOW Me!!"
Topic: would someone please organise a good trip underground
Captain Scarlet

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/08/2010 13:55:38   Subject: would someone please organise a good trip underground
Summer no longer exists in the Lakes Simon! :(
Topic: Croesor Rhosydd Through Trip - 3rd July 2010
Captain Scarlet

Forum: Events   Posted: 27/03/2010 19:49:47   Subject: New event added 'Croesor Rhosydd Through Trip July 2010' on 03/07/2010 at 10:00
[quote="Barney"]If it would help, and work pending, i will help with a second group[/quote]

Ditto..... ;)
Topic: Croesor Rhosydd Through Trip - 3rd July 2010
Captain Scarlet

Forum: Events   Posted: 25/03/2010 23:43:14   Subject: New event added 'Croesor Rhosydd Through Trip July 2010' on 03/07/2010 at 10:00
[quote="christwigg"]Well we've all been funding his playboy lifestyle by buying Stens, he owes us this much ;D [/quote]

:thumbup: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Topic: Croesor Rhosydd Through Trip - 3rd July 2010
Captain Scarlet

Forum: Events   Posted: 25/03/2010 19:57:37   Subject: New event added 'Croesor Rhosydd Through Trip July 2010' on 03/07/2010 at 10:00
[quote="simonrl"]

And a curry afterwards in Bleanau perhaps :)



Full event: [url]http://www.aditnow.co.uk/events/?uid=84[/url][/quote]

You sure you can affo
Topic: Hebden Moor Lead Mine
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North West England   Posted: 17/03/2010 17:48:40   Subject: Hebden Moor Lead Mine
The person who added 'Hebden Moor Lead Mine' to the DB is no longer a member. As both Hebden and the one you suggest seem to be at the same location, it could simply be a error in the mines name?
Topic: Borrowdale Graphite Mine
Captain Scarlet

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 06/02/2010 20:18:38   Subject: Borrowdale Graphite Mine
[quote="Jeff"]

You could try contacting Ian Tyler at his Mining Museum: http://www.keswickminingmuseum.co.uk/
enquiries@keswickminingmuseum.co.uk
He produced a book on the grap
Topic: 1st norpex door Rampgill
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North West England   Posted: 04/02/2010 20:59:50   Subject: 1st norpex door Rampgill
[quote="JonK"]Does this meet with domestic approval?[/quote]

Eh? Whats that then?
Topic: 1st norpex door Rampgill
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North West England   Posted: 03/02/2010 22:49:25   Subject: 1st norpex door Rampgill
Its on my mantlepiece ;)
Topic: A686 Hartside pass
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North West England   Posted: 21/01/2010 13:14:34   Subject: A686 Hartside pass
[quote="jagman"][quote="Colonel Mustard"]Can anyone confirm whether or not it is open yet?[/quote]

Open I gather.
They even managed to open Killhope a couple of days ago (single lane)
Topic: A686 Hartside pass
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North West England   Posted: 21/01/2010 12:02:58   Subject: A686 Hartside pass
Can anyone confirm whether or not it is open yet?
Topic: Weather Warning
Captain Scarlet

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/12/2009 22:39:05   Subject: Weather Warning
[quote="Dean Allison"][quote="Vanoord"]I wonder where our webmaster has got to? :bored: [/quote]

I was just thinking that today actually, I was hoping that they made it, having gone such a
Topic: PHOTO COMPETITION 2009 - RESULTS
Captain Scarlet

Forum: The 2009 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 23/12/2009 19:18:15   Subject: PHOTO COMPETITION 2009 - RESULTS
[quote="rhychydwr1"]Oh dear. Don’t any one listen to me?
[/quote]

:lol: Er.. I guess not!


S'funny... I dont recall actually seeing your entry to this competition...
Topic: B30 Pit in it's hey-day. (photo)
Captain Scarlet

Forum: North West England   Posted: 16/12/2009 20:14:35   Subject: B30 Pit in it's hey-day. (photo)
A question for Monty if you are around ... Is the 67yrd Level of the B45 the same as the level known as 'Top Height' of the B30??



Photograph:

[link]Ding-Dong-Iron-Min
Topic: SRT DVD
Captain Scarlet

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 14/12/2009 18:28:42   Subject: SRT DVD
[quote="Moorebooks"]

I have wondered for a while if my site is too complicated to see all the books and DVd's etc, by placing under so many sub headings and I would appreciate people views
Topic: Petzl product safety alert
Captain Scarlet

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 25/11/2009 13:13:25   Subject: Petzl product safety alert
[quote="neils"]sorry to bring up an old thread but 3 petzl stops which recently passed an inspection were found to have cracks on the upper pulley just before use on a oil rig. they say there is no ri
Topic: Wellies!
Captain Scarlet

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 12/11/2009 22:17:25   Subject: Wellies!
[quote="Brakeman"] had a very limp finger for a day.. :blink: [/quote]

Christ.. that would be disatrous for me with all the enemies I have.. :lol:
Topic: Megagrip
Captain Scarlet

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 05/11/2009 17:58:17   Subject: Megagrip
[quote="mountainpenguin"]well they are no longer importing those harnesses :(
[/quote]

Ah well... thats a shame. Back to two slings & a krab then eh? :lol:
Topic: Megagrip
Captain Scarlet

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 04/11/2009 15:05:17   Subject: Megagrip
[quote="kate tyler"]
If you are feeling generous, I'd prefer chocolates ;D [/quote]

No! flowers or nothing!!! :flowers: :offtopic: [/quote]

I'm thinking I'll be pushing y
Topic: Megagrip
Captain Scarlet

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 04/11/2009 14:57:14   Subject: Megagrip
[quote="kate tyler"]

Well you did when we were out last..and i expect you you like flowers too so here you go... :flowers: [/quote]

If you are feeling generous, I'd prefer chocol
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