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SimonRL

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Posted: 06/09/2010 21:14:20
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My own attempt at a non-contentious thread Laugh

What's your best piece of kit / innovation for the mine explorer? Could be SRT kit, photography, or anythind really.

My starter for 5... Heated car seats Smile So nice after a day in deep water!

Close second is the Petzl Pantin.
IP: 95.148.102.218 Edited: 06/09/2010 21:19:46 by SimonRL
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Posted: 06/09/2010 21:19:51
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me thinks the best innovation was the mine Laugh Laugh Laugh

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Posted: 06/09/2010 21:22:42
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Mmm, I think you are a troublemaker Simon, and I am no better.

The Petzle Stop?

Thats it, I have gone too far. Loging off for the night.

If I dont shut down I will be on to LED lighting.

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Posted: 06/09/2010 21:25:09
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This are quite good as they let you do away with your helmet.
[web link] Roll Eyes

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Posted: 06/09/2010 21:29:13
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RJV wrote:

This are quite good as they let you do away with your helmet.
[web link] Roll Eyes


Why would you want to go underground without a helmet? Smile
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Posted: 06/09/2010 21:44:59
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Heb wrote:

RJV wrote:

This are quite good as they let you do away with your helmet.
[web link] Roll Eyes


Why would you want to go underground without a helmet? Smile


Wouldn't dream of it however if I'm using my helmet to carry out all my minerals and artifacts I need something keep my lamp attached to my head.

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Posted: 06/09/2010 21:52:21
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I was quite impressed by the kit those guys had when they visited Fron Boeth mill, but FIVE helicopters!

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Posted: 06/09/2010 22:09:55
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I was quite impressed by the kit those guys had when they visited Fron Boeth mill, but FIVE helicopters!


Just plain greedy really! Think of their carbon footprint! Maybe they were trying to build up their air miles?
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Posted: 06/09/2010 22:16:44
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RJV wrote:

Heb wrote:

RJV wrote:

This are quite good as they let you do away with your helmet.
[web link] Roll Eyes


Why would you want to go underground without a helmet? Smile


Wouldn't dream of it however if I'm using my helmet to carry out all my minerals and artifacts I need something keep my lamp attached to my head.
I hope that's a joke .. mineral and artifact theft is frowned upon by alot of people here Wink

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Posted: 06/09/2010 22:18:58
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I nominate the Petzl Zoom it even comes with it's own head strap so you don't even need a helmet! Big Grin IP: 92.26.179.38
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Posted: 06/09/2010 22:23:51
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JohnnearCfon wrote:

owaincbrown wrote:

I was quite impressed by the kit those guys had when they visited Fron Boeth mill, but FIVE helicopters!


Just plain greedy really! Think of their carbon footprint! Maybe they were trying to build up their air miles?


All that effort to get up there and they didn't even bother going underground Laugh (Maybe they forgot their hel... no I won't say it)

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IP: 86.143.116.164 Edited: 06/09/2010 22:28:12 by Strangely Brown
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Posted: 06/09/2010 22:24:55
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RJV wrote:

Heb wrote:

RJV wrote:

This are quite good as they let you do away with your helmet.
[web link] Roll Eyes


Why would you want to go underground without a helmet? Smile


Wouldn't dream of it however if I'm using my helmet to carry out all my minerals and artifacts I need something keep my lamp attached to my head.


No, keep your helmet on at all times! I find that the pelicase 1050 is a perfect size for clay pipes, get the optional 'pluck out' foam insert to stop them jiggling about or squashed by your mineral specimens.
IP: 84.92.35.248 Edited: 06/09/2010 22:27:14 by Heb
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Posted: 06/09/2010 22:25:09
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martymarty wrote:

RJV wrote:

Wouldn't dream of it however if I'm using my helmet to carry out all my minerals and artifacts I need something keep my lamp attached to my head.
I hope that's a joke .. mineral and artifact theft is frowned upon by alot of people here Wink


Yes you can safely say that was in jest...
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Posted: 06/09/2010 22:30:55
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simonrl wrote:

martymarty wrote:

RJV wrote:

Wouldn't dream of it however if I'm using my helmet to carry out all my minerals and artifacts I need something keep my lamp attached to my head.
I hope that's a joke .. mineral and artifact theft is frowned upon by alot of people here Wink


Yes you can safely say that was in jest...


Really, I would never have known. Thanks for enlightening me Simon!
IP: 92.26.179.38 Edited: 06/09/2010 22:31:46 by JohnnearCfon
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Posted: 06/09/2010 22:31:02
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I'm so gullible Sad

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Posted: 06/09/2010 22:35:41
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Gaffer tape Big Grin

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Posted: 06/09/2010 22:39:25
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My unbreakable Thermos flask


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Posted: 06/09/2010 22:41:41
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JohnnearCfon wrote:

Really, I would never have known. Thanks for enlightening me Simon!


martymarty wrote:

I'm so gullible Sad


Sorry folks. I didn't mean that to sound patronising. But after a day of deleting and moderating posts from one or two people hell bent on antagonising each other I didn't want another thread to degenerate due to a minority who either have an axe to grind or an inability to spot a tonne of irony...
IP: 95.148.102.218 Edited: 06/09/2010 22:43:29 by SimonRL
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Posted: 06/09/2010 22:41:54
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lithium ion batteries Thumbs Up

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Posted: 06/09/2010 22:57:27
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bait box and thermos!

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