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Posted: 14/08/2013 19:13:12
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looks like some one has a new game in cornwall ,let me set the scene 3 of us went underground last night. at about 9.30 10 oclock my mate went back to the shaft station (150ft to collar) when some very large rocks where dropped down the shaft when he shouted up the reply was a explosive device (maybe a flare) was fired down the shaft exploding next to the shaft station the shock wave was felt 20mtrs away lucky no one was hurt the main problem we faced was that it filled the level and shaft with thick smoke as luck would have it we had rigged a second shaft (I don't like abseiling down to water!) it wasn't kids some one knew we where in there and thought they would have a laugh if anyone has any information about who did it could you p.m me I want to have a "word" with them

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Posted: 14/08/2013 19:47:16
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scooptram wrote:

looks like some one has a new game in cornwall ,let me set the scene 3 of us went underground last night. at about 9.30 10 oclock my mate went back to the shaft station (150ft to collar) when some very large rocks where dropped down the shaft when he shouted up the reply was a explosive device (maybe a flare) was fired down the shaft exploding next to the shaft station the shock wave was felt 20mtrs away lucky no one was hurt the main problem we faced was that it filled the level and shaft with thick smoke as luck would have it we had rigged a second shaft (I don't like abseiling down to water!) it wasn't kids some one knew we where in there and thought they would have a laugh if anyone has any information about who did it could you p.m me I want to have a "word" with them


F**king outragous and seriously dangerous, If not compromised then get the Plod involved mate, take no sh*t.

Hope you find the little f**ker.

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Posted: 14/08/2013 20:58:49
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Saw Stuey's post on CBC Facebook page about it. Absolutely bloody awful. Glad you all got out safely and hope you track down the people involved. IP: 86.155.74.186
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Posted: 14/08/2013 21:02:40
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we will do our best. next time some one could get hurt or even killed

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Posted: 15/08/2013 00:55:14
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I'm wondering how they dropped large rocks in as the vent pipe in the cap is only 4 inches wide. unless of course they were pushing something like sash weights through the hole.
BL***Y IDIOTS! and sending down explosives. I would certainly like to find the culprits. Perhaps people in the cottages up there may have noticed any one or a vehicle driving up there.
It's not a regularly frequented track by anyone other than locals.
I wonder what the smoke smelled like....any clues from that?

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Posted: 15/08/2013 01:13:24
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That's fe*king aweful! Didyou report it to anyone?

people like that make hobbies miserable for the rest of us, like the eejits who dump cars and washing machines down shafts, it's not a nice sight!

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Posted: 15/08/2013 07:54:29
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Dunno where this is , but I have seen some shafts in areas where the local inhabitants are possibly to be avoided (thinking some regions around St.Day here, among others) and may take exception to people poking around in case they find something they shouldn't.

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Posted: 15/08/2013 09:00:25
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Dolcoathguy wrote:

Dunno where this is , but I have seen some shafts in areas where the local inhabitants are possibly to be avoided (thinking some regions around St.Day here, among others) and may take exception to people poking around in case they find something they shouldn't.


Agreed. Just my speculation, but immediate local residents sounds like a plausible place to start your 'inquiry'.
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Posted: 15/08/2013 09:09:11
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There is a network of tracks around that area, the local farmer does take objection to some of the off road crowd using the lane with 4x4s so is a bit territorial.

I have spent quite a bit of time in that area and have noticed a fair amount of crap/litter left in the vicinity of the concrete slab.

The hole is not massive but anything dropped from that height is going to have some force behind it.
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Posted: 15/08/2013 10:17:46
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That's just crazy - someone could have been killed! IP: 86.131.63.39
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Posted: 15/08/2013 14:20:10
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I would agree with all concerned about stuff being deliberately dropped down knowing that there were people down there, rightly or wrongly this is or could be tantamount to attempted murder in the eyes of some.

I think it is would be very wise to take this as a warning. One hopes its a one off, but if they are local then it could happen again. So I would be very careful in the future, I remember people being warned by a local farmer with a shotgun not to go near any of the shafts on his land ! Also make sure that if you do use ropes that they are well hidden and can't be removed as happened in Derbyshire in the past. Its not much fun to come back to the shaft station to find that some ****** has pulled your only way out and is waiting for you on the surface !

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Posted: 15/08/2013 15:06:16
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Makes you wonder what/who the locals are hiding down the shaft/s! IP: 213.123.188.1
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Posted: 15/08/2013 17:26:56
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we are going to rig 2 shafts next time 1 you have to know the way to it ! .I do class it as intent to harm .I don't think the ppl are local as in the village there was a can of part drunk beer at the top of engine shaft though and as for hiding things down there we have been through the whole mine lots of mud !!

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Posted: 15/08/2013 17:41:05
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that's it there trying to keep the mud to them selves the mud my precious lol but on a serious note this is just plain stupid i really hope you find the person and well ****** i will leave you to fill in that space in IP: 80.47.143.83
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Posted: 15/08/2013 18:50:38
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Ye gods!!! The consequences don't bear thinking about.


If it was a legit trip call the plod.

In future it might not be a bad idea to leave someone on watch up on surface.
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Posted: 16/08/2013 03:13:00
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I can pretty well guarantee it wasn't anything to do with locals.
I know quite a few around that area and within the vicinity of the shaft, and all are generally good people. They certainly wouldn't be up for threatening life or limb regardless of what they thought of ME's. It's a strong Methodist community and everyone knows everyone else; No, this is the work of 'outsiders' without a doubt.


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Posted: 16/08/2013 06:55:57
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They may not be local to the village, but if it is anywhere near the clay district, I have heard of various "groups" that live in the area that are best avoided (Anyone seen Deliverance or Easy Rider?). As stated whoever it was must have seen people arrive and then go "equipped" later on.
If it is in the clay area, you can PM me the location and I can ask around people I know, if this is of any help.

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Posted: 17/08/2013 00:42:43
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It falls on the border of the Gwennap mining district, so no clay hillbillys.
I went up there this evening to check out the diameter of the vent pipe and it's 6 inches. A lump of tree trunk/branch hammered into the hole would stop any further surprise deliveries. The mine vents perfectly well through the adit so ventilation wouldn't be a problem.

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Posted: 17/08/2013 10:27:38
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6" pipe sounds like it could be for bat access.

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Posted: 17/08/2013 11:34:46
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could be the same twats that have been pushing sleepers down the shaft at Magdalen mine or hammering bolts over at Cligga IP: 79.77.239.178
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