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Posts by Mr Pete

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Topic: Michaelley Syke Lead Mine
Mr Pete

Forum: North West England   Posted: 16/05/2019 21:38:37   Subject: Michaelley Syke Lead Mine
Has anyone got any more info on this place? Is it worth a potter?
Topic: Job losses in S Wales coal
Mr Pete

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 23/08/2016 17:11:04   Subject: Job losses in S Wales coal
"But the Telegraph also reports that it has since emerged that on Monday evening National Grid was forced to issue an urgent call for more electricity after a series of coal and gas power plant breakd
Topic: Job losses in S Wales coal
Mr Pete

Forum: South Wales   Posted: 23/08/2016 12:53:37   Subject: Job losses in S Wales coal
Roll on a cold winter with still days, brown out anybody. Then you would see it hit the fan!
Topic: South Crofty - News?
Mr Pete

Forum: South West England   Posted: 05/08/2015 11:52:09   Subject: South Crofty - News?
Dose any body know anything new about South Crofty, after administration?
Just general interest, is it a total dead duck now?
Topic: Screw or Wire Gate Krabs?
Mr Pete

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/12/2014 12:56:46   Subject: Screw or Wire Gate Krabs?
Screw gate every time, do you what to take the risk when it all goes pair shaped?
Topic: Who's using what lamp?
Mr Pete

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 13/11/2014 12:59:20   Subject: Who's using what lamp?
We have done some comparisons, and yes the lumens are there but I like the color of the Acetylene.
Topic: Who's using what lamp?
Mr Pete

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 13/11/2014 12:34:35   Subject: Who's using what lamp?
I use a Retro XP with an imported Li-ion cell from the US. Gives me more than enough light for 2 days underground with out a charge. But I still use my Petzle carbide when the mood takes me. There i
Topic: Eimco in operation
Mr Pete

Forum: Mining Methods & Techniques   Posted: 29/10/2014 12:57:14   Subject: Eimco in operation
Are the one's at Holman's still being used by CSM? Tracked and trackless? Had my training on them in 98.
Topic: Harness advice
Mr Pete

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 12/05/2014 12:33:39   Subject: Harness advice
I used a Petzl Fractio for MANY years and always found it uncomfortable. Especially the leg loops. If you have it loose enough to be comfortable then when you put your wait on it, it was way tool los
Topic: Disturbance in Rampgill
Mr Pete

Forum: North West England   Posted: 29/04/2014 16:08:12   Subject: Disturbance in Rampgill
I didn't see Mike's, presumed he had forgotten. Yes the same one.

Roy Mr Mike will need to point you in the right direction.
Topic: Disturbance in Rampgill
Mr Pete

Forum: North West England   Posted: 29/04/2014 13:30:51   Subject: Disturbance in Rampgill
Some one / group has been disturbing NORPEX digs in Rampgill. For no reason that we can tell . Its has left a couple of the digs in an "unsafe" state(pulled out steel and rocks). So if your explori
Topic: Calendar 2014 - REPRINT - the I want one thread!
Mr Pete

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 28/11/2013 12:56:56   Subject: Calendar 2014 - REPRINT - the I want one thread!
I'll have one please.
Topic: Meander oversuits replacments?
Mr Pete

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/09/2013 16:35:06   Subject: Meander oversuits replacments?
the only sizes he has are XXL or SSS
Topic: Meander oversuits replacments?
Mr Pete

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/09/2013 15:24:22   Subject: Meander oversuits replacments?
Has anybody got any news on a meander replacement? My old suit has done sterling work but is now past it with added crotch ventilation. :ohmygod:

I’ve seen various ones on the net (Petz
Topic: 2012 Calendar - I want one
Mr Pete

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/10/2011 09:11:44   Subject: 2012 Calendar - I want one
Simonrl x 2
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Mr Mike x 1
MadaC x 1
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Sougher x 2
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Edd x1
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Topic: New Opencast in Newcastle City Centre
Mr Pete

Forum: North East England   Posted: 04/10/2011 22:38:59   Subject: New Opencast in Newcastle City Centre
With any luck my company may get the contract. Should be interesting.
Topic: Good causes wanted for calendar profits!
Mr Pete

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 12/10/2009 16:26:10   Subject: Good causes wanted for calendar profits!
COMRU Would get my vote too.
Topic: Walking in water (just for fun)
Mr Pete

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/08/2009 20:13:44   Subject: Walking in water (just for fun)
Some of us more refined charters have to put up with this despicable behavior in front of us with no escape ;(
Topic: Which wetsuit?
Mr Pete

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/10/2008 17:50:29   Subject: Which wetsuit?
Just to confuse you some more I have a full Gore-tex suit it’s a bit like a dry suit but with out the cost. It’s the ones that are used on oilrigs when personnel have to ditch in the sea. It’s got rub
Topic: UG camara reviews
Mr Pete

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 14/03/2008 22:49:05   Subject: UG camara reviews
[quote="numbersix"][quote]Ooh, I'm envious now ;) A 5D user, would love to get my hands on one of those, but I think I'd need strong encouragement to take it underground :lol:[/quote]

I jus
Topic: WARREN Mixed Mine
Mr Pete

Forum: South West England   Posted: 02/03/2008 18:54:58   Subject: WARREN Mixed Mine
Not sure if this is the correct mine, but dose anybody know of Warren's Well shaft? its the one that you drop in to the sea cave from. That access is right on the clif edge. A fantastic descent. :o
Topic: Shaft collapse on Tyneside
Mr Pete

Forum: North East England   Posted: 29/01/2008 20:22:29   Subject: Shaft collapse on Tyneside
As promised above, some photos I took with my phone when working on the site next door.

http://www.aditnow.co.uk/album/Earsdon-Coal-Mine-Archive-Album/

I hope this is not too off
Topic: Holes from testing air legs (photo)
Mr Pete

Forum: South West England   Posted: 27/01/2008 10:00:08   Subject: Holes from testing air legs (photo)
Ah! Would you look at that, its funny how many forums this hole keeps turning up on? Iv put a good few holes in the place my self learning the craft of rock drilling etc. ;D
Topic: Blackdene Mixed Mine
Mr Pete

Forum: North East England   Posted: 26/01/2008 21:17:07   Subject: Blackdene Mixed Mine
I had an excellent trip here in 2001. We walked up the vent adit and through some water and very rough digs. There were cages still hanging above underground flooded shafts and a compressed air pipe t
Topic: Shaft collapse on Tyneside
Mr Pete

Forum: North East England   Posted: 26/01/2008 20:30:52   Subject: Shaft collapse on Tyneside
I’ve got a couple of photos of a shaft that we backfilled about 500m away form this collapse that I’ll upload tomorrow, may be of interest.

On the same subject the land not more than 20m
Topic: Rampgill into Coalcleugh
Mr Pete

Forum: North East England   Posted: 26/01/2008 20:13:28   Subject: Rampgill into Coalcleugh
Just dug this out of my files:

http://www.aditnow.co.uk/photo/Coalcleugh-Lead-Mine-User-Album-Image-001

Hope its of some intrest. Hope this link works too! :(

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