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Posts by Gavin

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Topic: Calendar 2020 - Photographs please!
Gavin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 09/09/2019 20:41:49   Subject: Calendar 2020 - Photographs please!
Sent a picture all the best Gavin
Topic: Photographs Of Kettleness (album)
Gavin

Forum: North East England   Posted: 07/10/2018 20:01:38   Subject: Photographs Of Kettleness (album)
That's what I mean before copying
Topic: Photographs Of Kettleness (album)
Gavin

Forum: North East England   Posted: 06/10/2018 21:55:08   Subject: Photographs Of Kettleness (album)
You would need to send a message to the owner of each picture
Topic: 4 Gas Monitors
Gavin

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 21/09/2018 18:01:56   Subject: 4 Gas Monitors
Our group uses both lamps and electric monitors
Topic: Rusty old miner's lamp
Gavin

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 12/06/2018 20:35:26   Subject: Rusty old miner's lamp
Good call that page I bought 2 of those lamps at a auction in York last year
Topic: BCA Insurance
Gavin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/12/2017 17:45:10   Subject: BCA Insurance
Thanks for the reply Roy
Topic: BCA Insurance
Gavin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/12/2017 22:39:28   Subject: BCA Insurance
One question is the insurance void if the individual has no permission to be in a cave or mine .

Topic: Caphouse collery
Gavin

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 04/11/2017 19:12:45   Subject: Caphouse collery
Took the lamp along today it was opened and cleaned plus one bit replaced by a nice chap called John .
Topic: Caphouse collery
Gavin

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 16/10/2017 20:02:00   Subject: Caphouse collery
Is their a group member on here that works at Caphouse.
The only reason I am asking is a friend wants me to see if they can unlock an Eccles lamp for him.
All the best Gavin
Topic: Nenthead Mines Spray Paint!!
Gavin

Forum: North West England   Posted: 03/09/2017 22:14:25   Subject: Nenthead Mines Spray Paint!!
Am I right in thinking that the yellow stencils on the wall are for some measuring project as they look " official " as you go in bye on the level that goes to scaleburn and rampgill
Topic: Pit checks
Gavin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 02/07/2017 19:05:29   Subject: Pit checks
I bought these from a chap at a bottle show.
They were dug in the Consett area .
The alloy one has Z.P.O on it any ideas .
All the best Gavin
https://www.aditnow.co.uk/Photo/Check
Topic: New event added ''Brownley Hill'' on 22/04/2017
Gavin

Forum: Events   Posted: 16/04/2017 18:50:05   Subject: New event added ''Brownley Hill'' on 22/04/2017
Will be their ;D
Topic: Buckden Bill
Gavin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 23/02/2017 15:20:00   Subject: Buckden Bill
Great thanks went past the cemetery this morning but was not share of his final resting place
Topic: Buckden Bill
Gavin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/02/2017 20:34:32   Subject: Buxton Bill
Thanks
Topic: Buckden Bill
Gavin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/02/2017 19:35:12   Subject: Buckden Bill
Hello can any group member tell me where in Skipton cemetery the final resting place of Buxton Bill is.
I know it is marked as anonymous.
Thanks Gavin
Topic: The walk back
Gavin

Forum: The 2016 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 19/10/2016 18:38:26   Subject: The walk back
picture by the link as I could not get it to post,in the box.
:)
[tweak]sorted now[/tweak]
Topic: The walk back
Gavin

Forum: The 2016 AditNow Photography Competition   Posted: 19/10/2016 18:36:42   Subject: The walk back
[link]108805[linkphoto]108805[/linkphoto][/link]
Topic: Not on the list
Gavin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 30/08/2016 06:36:18   Subject: Not on the list
[quote="robnorthwales"]http://www.aditnow.co.uk/community/viewtopic.aspx?t=7534&pid=2
[/quote]

Thanks
Topic: Not on the list
Gavin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/08/2016 21:03:37   Subject: Not on the list
Just seen this brick.
It has NCB mitford on it was this a coal board supply company ?
Only reason for asking is their is no mine,on the list here.
All the best Gavin
Topic: BBC4: Scotland's First Oil Rush
Gavin

Forum: Scotland   Posted: 06/08/2016 22:00:42   Subject: BBC4: Scotland's First Oil Rush
Woolf love to look in to a Oil shale mine I was up that way last week.
Actually digging for old bottles at Phumpherston
Topic: Rampgill Level roof fall
Gavin

Forum: North West England   Posted: 27/11/2015 20:24:01   Subject: Rampgill Level roof fall
hope to be up if their is not a foot of snow :thumbsup:
Topic: Help! Anyone in Germany know this caver
Gavin

Forum: Europe   Posted: 25/07/2015 22:42:22   Subject: Help! Anyone in Germany know this caver
Some email accounts will not accept messages with or pictures links in them for some reason.
I would suggest trying a plain text message to him.
Topic: Yorkshire Dales Lead Mining Museum
Gavin

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 12/04/2015 20:20:35   Subject: Yorkshire Dales Lead Mining Museum
We had a great time looking at the museum last bank holiday
Topic: Snowy picture comp
Gavin

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 02/04/2015 13:22:05   Subject: Snowy picture comp
I put a picture in too but have not seen the result ???
Topic: Snowy Photo competition
Gavin

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 04/02/2015 21:55:53   Subject: Snowy Photo competition
I have put one picture up:thumbsup:
Topic: Tubs in the snow (photo)
Gavin

Forum: North East England   Posted: 31/01/2015 19:04:10   Subject: Tubs in the snow (photo)
Here is my entry for the torch competition,picture taken at Nenthead at the assay house just down from Smallcleugh mine

Photograph:

[link]99278[linkphoto]99278[/linkphoto][/link]
Topic: Caplecleugh
Gavin

Forum: North West England   Posted: 30/12/2014 17:47:04   Subject: Caplecleugh
I found a lump hammer in Smallcleugh mine it got repatriated to my tool box at home.:)
Topic: Help with Eimco 12B
Gavin

Forum: Mining Methods & Techniques   Posted: 30/09/2014 13:12:46   Subject: Help with Eimco 12B
At least 2 on has tank tracks though ?
Topic: Help with Eimco 12B
Gavin

Forum: Mining Methods & Techniques   Posted: 29/09/2014 22:48:59   Subject: Help with Eimco 12B
Why not check with the guys at Rodgerly mine they are still using an Emco.
Topic: New event added 'Smallcleugh cleanup trip' on 23/03/2014 at 10:30
Gavin

Forum: Events   Posted: 24/03/2014 21:20:06   Subject: New event added 'Smallcleugh cleanup trip' on 23/03/2014 at 10:30
There was some discussion to whether that sandwich had evolved in to a life form of some sort?.
The reason for this discussion was it seemed to flinch when you shone a torch at it !!!!! :lol:
Topic: The Somme, secret tunnel wars
Gavin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 22/05/2013 13:20:43   Subject: mining war
A film called beneath hill 60 is well worth watching
Topic: Is this 1862
Gavin

Forum: Underground Photography & Video   Posted: 23/03/2013 22:56:18   Subject: Is this 1862
Has the picture has gone for a walk about ?? ::)
Topic: Richard Pepper
Gavin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/03/2013 18:40:06   Subject: Richard Pepper
He passed away in about 2000 or 2001 hope that helps
Topic: Drager X-Am 3000 4-gas monitor
Gavin

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 11/01/2013 18:50:21   Subject: Drager X-Am 3000 4-gas monitor
[quote="james l"]Don't dispare my battery pack packed in aswell I've got a photographic record of how I pulled it apart replaced each cell involved a hacksaw, screwdriver and about an hour of cursing.
Topic: Interesting Mining documents on ebay
Gavin

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 09/01/2013 22:36:58   Subject: Interesting Mining documents on ebay
I bought one :)
Topic: Drager X-Am 3000 4-gas monitor
Gavin

Forum: Exploration Chat   Posted: 06/01/2013 20:53:04   Subject: Drager X-Am 3000 4-gas monitor
[quote="christwigg"]Looks like i've lucked out with this one.
After attaching my 'charger'
[photo]Personal-Album-859-Image-82492[/photo]
Powered up and seems to be 100% working.
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Topic: Minco at Nenthead
Gavin

Forum: North East England   Posted: 29/11/2012 17:47:41   Subject: Minco
Any news of their plans ???
Topic: What a guy!
Gavin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 26/11/2012 17:46:39   Subject: What a guy!
[quote="christwigg"]I've got some photos somewhere, i'll have to dig them out tonight. Don't think they were posted before because its not actually a real mine so isn't on the database.

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Topic: Minco at Nenthead
Gavin

Forum: North East England   Posted: 24/11/2012 08:23:49   Subject: Minco
[quote="gNick"]I'm planning to, being on the committee of NMCS & spending a fair amount of time in the mines it would be silly not to... ;)[/quote]-
If it had been on a Friday night I would have
Topic: Minco at Nenthead
Gavin

Forum: North East England   Posted: 23/11/2012 21:16:11   Subject: Minco
Is any one from here going to the meeting ?
Topic: New member/Cleveland/Teesside
Gavin

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 21/11/2012 18:39:11   Subject: New member/Cleveland/Teesside
It is a good site ;D
Topic: Shaft collapse in Egremont
Gavin

Forum: North West England   Posted: 16/11/2012 22:28:41   Subject: Shaft collapse in Egremont
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TjS3-rwDDw
Topic: Rampgill Brewery Shaft
Gavin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/10/2012 21:11:08   Subject: Rampgill Brewery Shaft
The wooden door in the other passage had gone (it was in bits) when we had a look in their,after the meeting at the old visitors centre.
As to the minerals they are some from the Swaledale mines
Topic: Rampgill Brewery Shaft
Gavin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 08/10/2012 20:41:13   Subject: Rampgill Brewery Shaft
Some people do not seem to think about their actions.
Bloody trophy hunters >:(
Topic: Protector Lamp and Lighting Co of Eccles - flints
Gavin

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 21/09/2012 20:48:18   Subject: Protector Lamp and Lighting Co of Eccles - flints
Very carefully get a sowing needle and scrape at the flint.
You can also tap the needle like a small chisel but only tap it lightly.
It can take ten minutes to remove the stuck flint,as you
Topic: new member
Gavin

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 24/08/2012 15:54:02   Subject: new member
Welcome to the forum
Topic: Is this a real lamp ?
Gavin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/06/2012 22:02:05   Subject: Is this a real lamp ?
[quote="dwarrowdelf"]Just loved this thread.....made my day :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:[/quote]

You must have seen the light L.O.L :oops:
Topic: Is this a real lamp ?
Gavin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 14/06/2012 22:30:24   Subject: Is this a real lamp ?
It's not a copy it is a modern "tourist" item,if it had been a copy they would have put a wick adjuster.
It will have a collectable value? just not my cup of tea? :confused:
Topic: Has Anyone any tips on emptying rubbish-filled mine shafts, please?
Gavin

Forum: South West England   Posted: 07/06/2012 22:31:06   Subject: Has Anyone any tips on emptying rubbish-filled mine shafts, please?
[quote="mcdermit"]Lovely to hear someone removing crap from a mine , theres enough of us explorers keen to muck in im sure if you lay on Tea /Biscuits you would have a few extra helpers ? :thumbsup:[
Topic: Has Anyone any tips on emptying rubbish-filled mine shafts, please?
Gavin

Forum: South West England   Posted: 06/06/2012 20:48:59   Subject: Has Anyone any tips on emptying rubbish-filled mine shafts, please?
Can you tell me what "ginging" is please?
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