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Posts by tangent_tracker

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Topic: New member
tangent_tracker

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 05/10/2020 00:38:35   Subject: New member
[quote="Alderley Cowboy"]I made a stupid mistake!
When I registered I meant to give myself the name "Alderley Cowboy" (a reference to how I became obsessed with dark places). Somehow I put Elderl
Topic: New book The Castleton Mines a Descriptive and Visual History
tangent_tracker

Forum: For Sale! (and wanted / for swap)   Posted: 30/04/2016 16:04:28   Subject: New book The Castleton Mines a Descriptive and Visual History
Recieved my copy this morning Phil. what a stunning book, not that I am biased or anything, it surpasses all expectations. Thank you!
Topic: New event added 'Derbyshire Weekend 2015' on 30/05/2015 at 10:00am
tangent_tracker

Forum: Events   Posted: 09/01/2015 21:55:43   Subject: New event added 'Derbyshire Weekend 2015' on 30/05/2015 at 10:00am
[quote="RJV"]I'd be happy with the Daylight Shaft (is that the one down a short passage on your left you pass heading outbye?) though it would be a shame not to travel down the coffin level if anybody
Topic: New event added 'Derbyshire Weekend 2015' on 30/05/2015 at 10:00am
tangent_tracker

Forum: Events   Posted: 09/01/2015 16:09:23   Subject: New event added 'Derbyshire Weekend 2015' on 30/05/2015 at 10:00am
[quote="Jasonbirder"]I've done the Iron Maiden in Perryfoot once but remember it as a tight tortuous struggle...but I've never made it through Freeze Squeeze in Nettle or The Yoga Hole in Dr Jacksons.
Topic: Ropewalkng Setup
tangent_tracker

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 18/10/2014 20:35:54   Subject: Ropewalkng Setup
[quote="4737carlin"]Which mine is that filmed in ?[/quote]

West mine, Alderely.

Topic: Autonomous headlamp design enquiry
tangent_tracker

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 27/09/2014 10:13:48   Subject: Autonomous headlamp design enquiry
Absolutely agree Nick, fins are a mud trap and become next to useless when muddy. The answer is probably to pick the correct LED (as I have found out the XML is not necessarily the best choice despite
Topic: Autonomous headlamp design enquiry
tangent_tracker

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 12/09/2014 21:33:21   Subject: Autonomous headlamp design enquiry
Roy, why not make one yourself and try it out?? You might be surprised ;)

For cavers at least with a mixture of squalid crawls and open chambers there are advantages to this design. The lam
Topic: Autonomous headlamp design enquiry
tangent_tracker

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 08/09/2014 20:31:43   Subject: Autonomous headlamp design enquiry
Yes nice to meet you Ally, and thanks for the compliment!
Topic: Autonomous headlamp design enquiry
tangent_tracker

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 23/08/2014 12:48:51   Subject: Autonomous headlamp design enquiry
Done this myself and been up and running for two years, although mine is a fairly simple passive affair with no logic control on the feedback side of things. It really does not need to be that complic
Topic: Tipping truck (photo) - Moel Fferna
tangent_tracker

Forum: North Wales   Posted: 20/07/2014 21:23:00   Subject: Tipping truck (photo) - Moel Fferna
Did you find it in the end??

Olly.
Topic: Happy Halloween- Anyone got any creepy shots!
tangent_tracker

Forum: General Chat   Posted: 03/11/2013 17:40:02   Subject: Happy Halloween- Anyone got any creepy shots!
[quote="Edd"]Not mines but a couple from under stockport

[img]http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3679/10523206405_61c489d3a8_z.jpg[/img]

[img]http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3727/105230
Topic: Oldham bezzles.
tangent_tracker

Forum: Lamps & Lighting   Posted: 03/11/2013 17:07:33   Subject: Oldham bezzles.
Makes sense as there seem to be a lot more yellow than other colours like blue or black. My blue one cracked :-(
Topic: Eimco in operation
tangent_tracker

Forum: Mining Methods & Techniques   Posted: 11/09/2013 21:32:02   Subject: Eimco in operation
Brilliant - grease and gaffer tape will get anything going ;D

Think I'll try to make that!
Topic: Bargain screwgates from Bernies
tangent_tracker

Forum: SRT Equipment & Training   Posted: 15/05/2013 12:28:39   Subject: Bargain screwgates from Bernies
Ed might be an idea to put this on our forums and see if a number of folk are interested - I know I could do with a couple more, not eleven though lol!
Topic: Hi
tangent_tracker

Forum: New recruits!   Posted: 07/02/2013 09:24:55   Subject: Hi
Hi folks my name is Olly and have been exploring various mines and other dark places for a good couple of years now - enjoy much digging at Alderley Edge as a DCC member and have a couple of other min
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