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New digs in Assynt
« on: May 11, 2007, 12:26:04 pm »
Two new digs started during the latest Mendip Migration plus the usual tons of rubble excavated from Rana Hole (now over 30 metres deep).  One dig is 3 G's situated in the flood overflow basin from the main Claonaite sink (400 metres in a straight line from Claonaite entrance). It's in solid rock and easy digging. Length 3 metres at present.

Just beyond the connection to upstream Anus we have pushed up into a draughting choke with a stream audible. Another easy dig previously ignored as thought to go to the surface.

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Re: New digs in Assynt
« Reply #1 on: May 12, 2007, 11:38:11 pm »
Nice one.  The mound of spoil by Rana Hole will soon be the first spoil heap to attain "Munro" status... :lol:

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Re: New digs in Assynt
« Reply #2 on: May 16, 2007, 03:28:03 pm »
It sticks out like a sore thumb on the hillside so will the calling in the Knights who 'Ni' to put in a split level shrubbery.

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Re: New digs in Assynt
« Reply #3 on: May 16, 2007, 03:32:34 pm »
So did the "Tri"cycle winch make an appearance then.

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Re: New digs in Assynt
« Reply #4 on: May 17, 2007, 12:24:32 pm »
Yes it's up and running (pedalling) nicely. sort of a static tour de sutherland.  Plus a very neat monorail at the top which automatically tips the kibbles into a wheelbarrow.

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Re: New digs in Assynt
« Reply #5 on: December 27, 2007, 08:47:32 am »
Too many to count now!  The news will soon be out. Happy New Year everybody.

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Re: New digs in Assynt
« Reply #6 on: December 27, 2007, 08:59:57 am »
J-Rat got there in time, then?
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Re: New digs in Assynt
« Reply #7 on: December 27, 2007, 09:05:41 am »
JRat mentioned they were driving up on Christmas Day as it was a good motorway travelling day. Sounds wise. 9hrs, apparently.
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Re: New digs in Assynt
« Reply #8 on: December 27, 2007, 09:30:23 am »
I'd love to go but work beckons!