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Topic: Re: Lighting
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 11/07/2014 18:03:26   Subject: Re: Lighting
Can anybody suggest good torches to get for mine visits, i am wanting something that is very bright?

Thanks

Bruce
Topic: The Blue Lake Fairbourne
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/08/2013 20:49:56   Subject: The Blue Lake Fairbourne
Hi all,

When i was younger and living in Tywyn i used to visit the Blue Lake and can remember locals saying it was bottomless, as nobody had dived to the bottom. Does anybody know what the
Topic: Google Street View
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/06/2010 17:55:00   Subject: Google Street View
Pretty certain Aberllefenni has been Streetviewed very recently, i see the the Managers Cottage has been covered up, is this being renovated?
Topic: Google Street View
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/06/2010 17:36:28   Subject: Google Street View
Just been on Google Maps and have noticed you can have a look around Aberllefenni Quarry from the road on Streetview, has anybody else realized this?
Topic: BBC The One Show
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/11/2009 18:38:38   Subject: BBC The One Show
Anyone who missed yesterdays show with an article at 24 minutes on Welsh Slate here is the link:

[url]http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00nzcmh[/url]
Topic: Videos
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/01/2009 20:36:33   Subject: Videos
[quote="JohnnearCfon"]Bruce, when you insert a url in a thread, if you highlight it, then press the [[u]URL[/u]] button at the top of the posting box, the link becomes clickable.[/quote]

We
Topic: Videos
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 21/01/2009 22:27:44   Subject: Videos
Old salt mine, interesting

[url]www.youtube.com/watch?v=guNyNiu7wJM[/url]

[tweak]Links fixed[/tweak]
Topic: Found this on youtube, pretty cool if you have not seen it before
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/12/2008 22:02:57   Subject: Found this on youtube, pretty cool if you have not seen it before
More underground mining mayhem from Red Bull, this time MTB's in a Gold Mine!

[url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=357j9XoEXn4[/url]
Topic: Videos
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2008 23:13:08   Subject: Videos
I know the is old cars in a Corris Mine, but here the is a false leg and a Nazi plane!

[url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4PCiinfwqxI&feature=related[/url]
Topic: Videos
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/11/2008 22:57:06   Subject: Videos
Something else i came across, i also like the music, kind of dark which is apt and twisted plus sounds as if its either Stewart Copeland or someone trying to rip his Fairlight sampling style

Topic: Clickable links
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/11/2008 07:52:43   Subject: Clickable links
Thanks Barney, i did try this before but it did not work, thus why i never used it again. Or do you have to put it between the url brackets?
Topic: Videos
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/11/2008 23:30:28   Subject: Videos
More underwater clips

[url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LJJiFo_Gv9A[/url]
Would it be useful to set up a section on here to link footage, i have only started in the last couple of da
Topic: Found this on youtube, pretty cool if you have not seen it before
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/11/2008 23:31:49   Subject: Found this on youtube, pretty cool if you have not seen it before
[url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7FQONJbAGng&feature=related[/url]
now this is silly lol!
Topic: Found this on youtube, pretty cool if you have not seen it before
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/11/2008 22:30:13   Subject: Found this on youtube, pretty cool if you have not seen it before
[url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0EI7FxbdsUE&feature=related[/url]
Topic: 300 runners shelter in Honister slate mine!
Bruce

Forum: North West England   Posted: 26/10/2008 11:14:04   Subject: 300 runners shelter in Honister slate mine!
Check out the omm entry declaration under 2008 entry form:

http://www.theomm.com/downloads.html

The organisers have the right to refuse entry on insufficient experience!....i thi
Topic: 300 runners shelter in Honister slate mine!
Bruce

Forum: North West England   Posted: 26/10/2008 00:03:01   Subject: 300 runners shelter in Honister slate mine!
its made bbc main news countrywide lol
Topic: Aberllefenni
Bruce

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/09/2008 18:42:03   Subject: Aberllefenni
They probably spent all the money on a helicopter to film and could pay any roadies to hump the gear, so made do with miming lol.
Pity they did not hover over the area to get some views that woul
Topic: Salt mines
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/02/2008 17:31:13   Subject: Salt mines
I found another clip, not to do with mining, but on the same kind of issue. It was to do with lake draining and billions of gallons of water escaping, look very frightening, but I now cannot find the
Topic: Salt mines
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 07/02/2008 00:51:25   Subject: Salt mines
[url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_feWtkSucvE[/url]

[tweak]Made Link Clickable[/tweak]
Topic: T Shirt Slogan
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/01/2008 20:12:39   Subject: T Shirt Slogan
Hole on, have we been down there!
Topic: T Shirt Slogan
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/01/2008 20:11:37   Subject: T Shirt Slogan
Got a hole lotta love for you!
Topic: T Shirt Slogan
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 20/01/2008 17:43:25   Subject: T Shirt Slogan
Here I hole!

That's a hole lotta mess you got me into!

Hole heartedly I jumped in!
Topic: Melin Llyn Y Pair User Album (album)
Bruce

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/01/2008 00:02:16   Subject: Melin Llyn Y Pair User Album (album)
Forgot to ask, if the garage is for sale, does that include the mine?.....i know you need to get things below ground, but seems interesting.........
Topic: Melin Llyn Y Pair User Album (album)
Bruce

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/01/2008 23:57:54   Subject: Melin Llyn Y Pair User Album (album)
Would the be dead sheep, car pieces, ysgol tywyn teachers lol. Excuse the pun, but fill me in?
Topic: Melin Llyn Y Pair User Album (album)
Bruce

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/01/2008 15:48:06   Subject: Melin Llyn Y Pair User Album (album)
Thanks, I thought it looked like it, I always wanted to explore the adit but never did as I was wearing full cycle racing gear at the time!.. I used to live in Tywyn twenty plus years ago and used Hap
Topic: Melin Llyn Y Pair User Album (album)
Bruce

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 08/01/2008 15:23:10   Subject: Melin Llyn Y Pair User Album (album)
Can anybody tell me the location of this mine as it looks very much like somewhere I look around in my youth. The one I am thinking about is at 'Happy Valley' just down the road from Tywyn and Aberdov
Topic: Happy New Year
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/01/2008 00:50:09   Subject: Happy New Year
what about Overhill, as that's my sir name
Topic: Happy New Year
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/12/2007 17:06:51   Subject: Happy New Year
Thought I might start the topic off:

HAPPY NEW YEAR AND ALL THE BEST FOR 2008.

I know its 6 hours and 54 minutes early but I'm off to the pub now!
Topic: spam
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/12/2007 21:43:15   Subject: spam
Why don't you hack into his Yahoo account and and change the password, do not think the idiot would know what has happened if he or she is stupid enough to use a traceable email address.
Topic: Christmas
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/12/2007 23:25:05   Subject: Christmas
Not today, but a visit to Aberllefenni is on the books soon, as nobody talks to me on this site regarding anything I ask.
Topic: Aberllefenni
Bruce

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/11/2007 20:06:07   Subject: Aberllefenni
Cheers, any news on more pics been put up on this?
Topic: Aberllefenni
Bruce

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/11/2007 19:55:33   Subject: Aberllefenni
Does anyone know where this picture was taken in relation to the front of the mine, ie is this the big opening?

[http://www.gtj.org.uk/en/blowup1/22967][center]
Topic: Aberllefenni
Bruce

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 10/10/2007 17:04:55   Subject: Aberllefenni
You said after the survey had been done the extra pictures would be posted?
Topic: Aberllefenni
Bruce

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 09/10/2007 19:19:26   Subject: Aberllefenni
Found this Led Zeppelin video on youtube

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DOjj9w0mlOk

Will anybody reply to me on the subject of this mine!!!
Topic: 2008 Mine Exploration Calendar
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 04/09/2007 17:58:53   Subject: 2008 Mine Exploration Calendar
Bruce 1 please.
Topic: BBC Mountain programme
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/08/2007 22:38:38   Subject: BBC Mountain programme
Yes the Corris region had a look in, pity i had the idea first of making paper from sheeps poo!....and at Aberllefenni mine!!...dream job
Topic: BBC Mountain programme
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/08/2007 22:56:56   Subject: BBC Mountain programme
Aberllefenni mines looked good
Topic: Death tolls
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/07/2007 11:51:07   Subject: Death tolls
In the book "Slates from Abergynolwyn" by Alan Holmes, it gives the details of nineteen fatal accidents between 1866 and 1928, but also includes how they died!
Topic: Picture quiz...
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 01/07/2007 15:30:26   Subject: Picture quiz...
Yes Barney, the second picture who people have said is Abercorris.
Topic: Picture quiz...
Bruce

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/06/2007 18:18:58   Subject: Picture quiz...
Is the first picture Gaewern in Corris?
Topic: Hen Gloddfa Slate Mine
Bruce

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/06/2007 23:42:48   Subject: Hen Gloddfa Slate Mine
Was wondering where the 37 photos have gone?
Topic: Re:Ghosts
Bruce

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/05/2007 23:26:42   Subject: Re:Ghosts
think it be true that past lifes be about, must be if you believe in it which i do.
Topic: Re:Ghosts
Bruce

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/05/2007 22:57:44   Subject: Re:Ghosts
LAP, must ask how old are you and do you do I.T, cos you are on the internet alot?
Topic: Re:Ghosts
Bruce

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/05/2007 22:50:43   Subject: Re:Ghosts
Was wondering if anybody as felt any 'vibes in the mines'
seemings as enough people have lost there lives trying to pull slate from underground. Think the back of 'Slates from Abergynolwyn' book
Topic: Can we have a for sale section?
Bruce

Forum: Site Updates, Suggestions & Corrections   Posted: 01/05/2007 19:52:02   Subject: Can we have a for sale section?
The Slater family in Enders :tongue: :stupid:
Topic: Abberllefenni
Bruce

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 29/04/2007 21:25:16   Subject: Aberllefenni
Great plan showing the mine. I guess someone can work out exactly how deep the largest drops are now.
Topic: 192.com
Bruce

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/04/2007 23:49:18   Subject: 192.com
Pretty good road access info from the air, if needed.
Topic: Favorite Slate Mine
Bruce

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 21/04/2007 23:46:58   Subject: Favorite Slate Mine
Aberllefenni for me............as I have said before.
Topic: Abberllefenni
Bruce

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/04/2007 22:39:15   Subject: Aberllefenni
I was wondering (seeming as I have a thing for this mine) if anybody know's if the pictures of the red crane round the back of the mine, with its drop of around 350 ft next to it, if you can get acces
Topic: Mines in Scotland
Bruce

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 12/04/2007 19:45:14   Subject: Mines in Scotland
I live about twenty miles north of Dundee, the is not much in the way of mines round this area. The is a few slate workings around here but all are very small and open, nothing underground. The is als
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