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Found; item of caving gear at start of Clapham Nature Trail
« on: September 26, 2021, 05:30:43 pm »
Found Sunday 26th September but may have been there before.

Send us a PM if you've lost anything and we can see about arranging caver post to get it back to you.  :thumbsup:

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Re: Found; item of caving gear at start of Clapham Nature Trail
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2021, 11:11:12 am »
No response yet - this must belong to somebody!   :shrug:

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Re: Found; item of caving gear at start of Clapham Nature Trail
« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2021, 12:32:03 pm »
Not CRO kit from one of there many rescues up there? Or one of their members personal kit so try at the CRO hut?
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Re: Found; item of caving gear at start of Clapham Nature Trail
« Reply #3 on: September 29, 2021, 01:30:30 pm »
Thanks Alex - it's not marked "CRO".

Good point though; if no-one claims it I could wave it around the Clapham depot next time I'm in there.

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Re: Found; item of caving gear at start of Clapham Nature Trail
« Reply #4 on: September 29, 2021, 05:14:24 pm »
John I will send you a PM

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Re: Found; item of caving gear at start of Clapham Nature Trail
« Reply #5 on: September 29, 2021, 05:46:59 pm »
Thanks - got it.

For other readers, the owner has still not emerged.

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Re: Found; item of caving gear at start of Clapham Nature Trail
« Reply #6 on: October 03, 2021, 09:13:42 am »
Still not had anyone claim this item. This photo is a clue It's still cluttering up my house; c'mon owner; 'fess up!   ;)


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Re: Found; item of caving gear at start of Clapham Nature Trail
« Reply #7 on: October 03, 2021, 02:44:04 pm »
I saw a bra like that last time I was in Anne Summers with the missus.....


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I just typed that out loud didn't I?!   :-[

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Re: Found; item of caving gear at start of Clapham Nature Trail
« Reply #8 on: October 03, 2021, 02:53:08 pm »
 :lol:

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Re: Found; item of caving gear at start of Clapham Nature Trail
« Reply #9 on: October 03, 2021, 08:59:49 pm »
I reckon it's been left there as a prank to see how long some well-meaning person will attempt to return it to its rightful owner. I'd just get it in the tackle bag if I were you. Or send it to the National Museum of Vintage Caving Equipment (aka Mark Wright) to see if they can work out whether it's pre or post-war at least :)

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Re: Found; item of caving gear at start of Clapham Nature Trail
« Reply #10 on: October 04, 2021, 06:59:28 am »
If it's not claimed soon it might be in danger of getting converted into a lightweight diving harness for sumps down potholes . . . .    ;)

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Re: Found; item of caving gear at start of Clapham Nature Trail
« Reply #11 on: October 04, 2021, 06:51:14 pm »
Or maybe converted into something for keeping socks up while wearing wellies...
I'm not a complete idiot: some parts are missing!

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Re: Found; item of caving gear at start of Clapham Nature Trail
« Reply #12 on: October 04, 2021, 07:17:11 pm »
Looks surprisingly similar to this thing found under a mattress at the Wessex some years back.....
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Re: Found; item of caving gear at start of Clapham Nature Trail
« Reply #13 on: October 05, 2021, 03:42:33 pm »
The red & blue item looks similar to the chest harness that Dragon caving used to make. It  was the most comfortable chest harness I've ever had. Depends a lot on your shape/size though!

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Re: Found; item of caving gear at start of Clapham Nature Trail
« Reply #14 on: October 05, 2021, 06:20:05 pm »
Well done Idris - yes, it is a Dragon harness.

You don't get a prize but well done.   ;)

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Re: Found; item of caving gear at start of Clapham Nature Trail
« Reply #15 on: November 08, 2021, 08:28:48 am »
Last call for the owner of this fine item. Been looking after it for 6 weeks now; likely to be chucked if no-one claims it this week.

I tried . . .

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Re: Found; item of caving gear at start of Clapham Nature Trail
« Reply #16 on: November 08, 2021, 11:02:15 am »
Can't someone just pretend it was theirs to save it from the bin? I would, but can't face the caver-post sitcom that will no doubt follow :)

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Re: Found; item of caving gear at start of Clapham Nature Trail
« Reply #17 on: November 08, 2021, 12:18:31 pm »
I can modify it and use it for something myself if necessary. If you look at the picture the front strap is completely knackered anyway. But before I transmogrify it into a new life, I wanted the owner to have every opportunity to claim it back.

I'll leave it until the end of the week then decide what to do with it.

Nowt wrong with caver post phhole - our fellow cavers provide a wonderful service (I do it too) and besides, I enjoy the challenge of sorting the logistics.  ;)

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Re: Found; item of caving gear at start of Clapham Nature Trail
« Reply #18 on: November 17, 2021, 07:44:04 pm »
I think it's unlikely the owner will show up now, after all this time. Oh well . . .

 

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