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Posts by 4737carlin

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Topic: Croesor Quarry Explosives Store Photos
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/08/2020 13:39:41   Subject: Croesor Quarry Explosives Store Photos
Great photos those!
Topic: Exploring with Fighters - a warning to all mine explorers, cavers and URBEXers
4737carlin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/01/2020 23:11:50   Subject: Exploring with Fighters - a warning to all mine explorers, cavers and URBEXers
A lot of these idiots have a short attention span, and will soon move onto something else. They don't care about the history of these locations, would have no interest in learning about the lives of t
Topic: Thursday Nighters, 9th January.
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/01/2020 21:52:59   Subject: Thursday Nighters, 9th January.
Hope to get over for a rare appearance!!
Topic: Sites near Moel Fferna
4737carlin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 27/09/2019 18:46:24   Subject: Sites near Moel Fferna
Bog Issa Shaft Lead Mine is a good one, not to far away
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 16th of May
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 17/05/2019 13:44:21   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 16th of May
What a great explore, fantastic industrial heritage, well worth the late night, been ages since I was on Friday morning trip!! :thumbup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters 14th February
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/02/2019 03:04:45   Subject: Thursday Nighters 14th February
Great trip as ever, cheers everyone ;D:thumbup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters 3rd Jan
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 03/01/2019 03:47:48   Subject: Thursday Nighters 3rd Jan
Cant get over this week but next week, the 10th should be out :)
Topic: Snowdon Fatality.
4737carlin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 29/12/2018 15:35:07   Subject: Snowdon Fatality.
I read about this on the Moutain Rescue teams Facebook page, really sad RIP
Topic: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/11/2018 23:03:31   Subject: DOCUMENTARY: Hidden Wales with Will Millard
I think this is on again on Thursday, or is that part two?
Topic: Thursday Nighters 1st of November
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/11/2018 13:51:17   Subject: Thursday Nighters 1st of November
Great trip, and alas more new ground for me, cheers all

[quote="Llion"]
:thumbsup::thumbsup::thumbsup:[/quote]

Great to see you last night Llion :thumbsup::thumbsup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters 4th October
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 05/10/2018 02:49:50   Subject: Thursday Nighters 4th October
Great trip that and a new route ;D good too meat a few new faces, cheers all :thumbup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 31st of May
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 31/05/2018 15:01:58   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 31st of May
[quote="Willy Eckerslyke"]This week we're heading east! Hendre Spar Calcite / Fluorspar mine near Mold. :thumbup:

This is a very photogenic place so you might want to pack all your camera g
Topic: Abandoned Engineering
4737carlin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 25/05/2018 04:04:23   Subject: Abandoned Engineering
If you move along the tunnel to the next window you can see a memorial and a lot of smaller plaques on the wall.
Sounds like a good series this
Topic: cwmorthin trip.
4737carlin

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 15/05/2018 23:31:26   Subject: cwmorthin trip.
Have a look for the Thursday night trips, Cwmorthin is often in the rotation :)
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 22nd of February
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 23/02/2018 03:14:35   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 22nd of February
That was great, worth getting home after 2am for :o cheers all! :thumbup:
Topic: Save a Railway Tunnel
4737carlin

Forum: Mine Tramways and Railways   Posted: 05/01/2018 03:38:57   Subject: Save a Railway Tunnel
Be a shame if that was sealed, one of the ones I always wanted to see years ago when walking old tunnels was my thing
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 26th of October
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 27/10/2017 02:10:14   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 26th of October
Great trip, nice round through up and down trip ;D cheers all :thumbup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 29th of June
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 30/06/2017 14:13:09   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 29th of June
Great night, lots of interesting new ground as well, thanks all :thumbup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 29th of June
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 28/06/2017 17:21:40   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 29th of June
Great, im over this week ;D
Topic: Thievery
4737carlin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 15/05/2017 21:55:01   Subject: Thievery
Disgusting, if you are on Facebook there are a few groups you could mention this on, Such as 'Ground conditions in UK mountain areas' or 'scrambling and mountaineering uk' both have a lot of users in
Topic: WW1 tunnels found.
4737carlin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 24/04/2017 21:56:00   Subject: WW1 tunnels found.
Watched a documentary called "World War 1's Tunnels of Death." recently, very interesting.
Topic: Interesting historical mining site
4737carlin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 17/04/2017 22:27:40   Subject: Interesting historical mining site
[quote="Jimbo"]
The photos arn't bad, but the site in general seems to go against our UK NAMHO guidelines and promote the stripping of artefacts from from all historic mining sites just for the s
Topic: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/04/2017 20:12:44   Subject: Suggestions wanted for 2017 trips
What about Penmaenmawr quarry for a summer Thursday night trip on the longer days? Is there much there to make it worth a few hours?
Topic: Anyone we know?
4737carlin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 13/04/2017 14:21:08   Subject: Anyone we know?
Just followed you, what camera do you use? ace pics
Topic: Thursday Nighters 6th of April
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 07/04/2017 01:10:00   Subject: Thursday Nighters 6th of April
Great trip, cheers all, glad to finally see that mine ;D
Topic: Thursday Nighters 6th of April
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 04/04/2017 21:04:55   Subject: Thursday Nighters 6th of April
Sounds great, I'll be there ;D
Topic: Thoughts whilst ascending
4737carlin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/04/2017 01:23:05   Subject: Thoughts whilst ascending
The main thing I think about is not getting my hair caught up in anything i cant get it back out of!! :-[:lol:
Topic: Long weekend trip planned around Wales
4737carlin

Forum: Mid Wales   Posted: 17/03/2017 03:15:16   Subject: Long weekend trip planned around Wales
AFter Moel fferna if you want something a bit different from slate Hendre isn't to far away, interesting and fun mine.
Topic: New event added ''Williamson Tunnels - Liverpool'' on 26/02/2017
4737carlin

Forum: Events   Posted: 21/02/2017 19:07:12   Subject: New event added ''Williamson Tunnels - Liverpool'' on 26/02/2017
I really should do this since im only down the road but cant make this Sunday!! :curse:
Have fun, o and if you drive through the Mersey Tunnel watch your speed as you get out onto the main road
Topic: Thursday Nighters 2nd Feb
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/02/2017 14:33:41   Subject: Thursday Nighters 2nd Feb
Not playing out this week but I will be back over next Thursday :thumbsup:
Topic: Info Please Guys
4737carlin

Forum: Events   Posted: 22/01/2017 19:49:35   Subject: Info Please Guys
Did you walk past Kinder Downfall waterfall ? I seen a photo of it frozen the other day, looked fantastic!
Topic: UPDATE - Thursday Nighters - 19th Jan
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/01/2017 01:35:40   Subject: UPDATE - Thursday Nighters - 19th Jan
Awesome trip!!! :thumbup:
Topic: UPDATE - Thursday Nighters - 19th Jan
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 19/01/2017 00:14:07   Subject: UPDATE - Thursday Nighters - 19th Jan
Local knowledge, Is the old bridge in Llanwrst open ? as in the one that goes over the Conwy river as you head south, was closed off last time I drove past :blink:
Topic: Thursdaynighters 19/01/2017
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/01/2017 21:19:59   Subject: Thursdaynighters 19/01/2017
[quote="sinker"][quote="4737carlin"]

Sounds interesting :thumbup:

[/quote]

You sank and lost a wellie last time we went there....;)
And that was just on the walk
Topic: Thursdaynighters 19/01/2017
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 18/01/2017 20:09:43   Subject: Thursdaynighters 19/01/2017
Sounds interesting :thumbup:
Topic: Delicate excavation Goodies Revealed
4737carlin

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 21/12/2016 01:30:11   Subject: Delicate excavation Goodies Revealed
On the subject of Capstans, a buildng near me recently had an advertising board removed from the side and revealed this old advert.
[photo]109624[/photo]
Topic: Thursday Nighters December 15th
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 15/12/2016 15:31:37   Subject: Thursday Nighters December 15th
Im about later, see you tonight :thumbup:
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 2nd of June
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 02/06/2016 00:13:25   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 2nd of June
Im coming, %100 its been too long!
Topic: Thursday Nighters 26th May
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/05/2016 21:15:57   Subject: Thursday Nighters 26th May
I'm out for the first time in ages tomorrow, looking forward to catching up with everyone :)
Topic: Reality of life at Westoe Colliery
4737carlin

Forum: Mining Heritage   Posted: 10/04/2016 02:55:43   Subject: Reality of life at Westoe Colliery
Rare underground photos show the harsh reality of life at Westoe Colliery

The pit, the last of its kind on the banks of the Tyne, closed in 1993 and its Crown Shaft Tower was demolished a
Topic: Trading Standards seize over 100 unsafe harnesses
4737carlin

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 07/04/2016 22:31:49   Subject: Trading Standards seize over 100 unsafe harnesses
http://www.itv.com/news/anglia/2016-04-07/suffolk-trading-standards-seize-over-100-unsafe-harnesses/

Over 100 dangerous climbing harnesses have been seized by Suffolk Trading Standards foll
Topic: Steel
4737carlin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 31/03/2016 02:13:42   Subject: Steel
True that about the importanted steel. In Liverpool they have just built a new deep-sea port and container terminal, can see the cranes across the river from here, spent 100m on them and imported them
Topic: New member saying Hi!
4737carlin

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 10/12/2015 22:27:33   Subject: New member saying Hi!
Hi There, The Thursday night crowd go out around the Blaenau Ffestiniog area most weeks, the trips are usually good fun and safe to go underground with.
Topic: The end of deep coal mining in Britain, The Guardian
4737carlin

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 05/12/2015 16:36:06   Subject: The end of deep coal mining in Britain, The Guardian
After surviving Margaret Thatcher and myriad strikes, the closure of the Kellingley colliery heralds the end of the British coal mining industry. Taking with it decades of camaraderie and history, thi
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 26th Nov
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 26/11/2015 16:35:20   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 26th Nov
I'm coming :)
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 26th Nov
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 25/11/2015 17:46:25   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 26th Nov
[quote="bob adams"]Thanks for that looking forward to meeting you all. I've never been in a mine at night before ??????[/quote]

The sun is often starting to rise again by the time the Thur
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 26th Nov
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 24/11/2015 18:49:19   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 26th Nov
Sounds ace, is the SRT just for clipping to hand lines..etc mainly cows tails, or is there a lot of descending and ascending?
Topic: Thursday Nighters 19 November
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/11/2015 19:41:53   Subject: Thursday Nighters 19 November
Find any cool new ground last night?
Topic: Rechargeable AAAs & Chargers
4737carlin

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 30/10/2015 15:11:02   Subject: Rechargeable AAAs & Chargers
Ive got the NiMH charger for sanyo eneloops, when you get it the batteries on it are allready fully charged. Does both AA and AAA, spot on.
Topic: Thursday Nighters - 15th October
4737carlin

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 16/10/2015 02:19:34   Subject: Thursday Nighters - 15th October
Great round trip that, one of my favorite nights had so far in Cwmorthin!
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