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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #525 on: July 07, 2021, 03:36:19 pm »
Ordered some plugs and feathers from Amazon for a quiet job - and once again got sucked into the infernal "Prime" membership, despite my best efforts to avoid it.

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Now I'll have all the mather of cancelling in yet again.  >:(

Thats exaclytly why I dont use Amazon now its a pain , there should be a opt out or opt in button
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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #526 on: July 07, 2021, 04:48:49 pm »
Bought some Ibuprofen as done my back in floudering about in the mud yesterday.

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #527 on: July 07, 2021, 06:45:30 pm »
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Ordered some plugs and feathers from Amazon for a quiet job - and once again got sucked into the infernal "Prime" membership, despite my best efforts to avoid it.

 :wall:

Now I'll have all the mather of cancelling in yet again.  >:(

Thats exaclytly why I dont use Amazon now its a pain , there should be a opt out or opt in button

Did you see that report of how Amazon chucked away vast amounts of perfectly good stuff last year; given that, do you need another reason not to use them?

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #528 on: July 07, 2021, 06:57:00 pm »
Not round here there aint.
That was the downside of the smartening-up of Settle Coal. No longer can you go into that "black hole" known as the stores to retrieve a vital part that was last manufactured in 1903.
 

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #529 on: July 07, 2021, 07:02:32 pm »
I beg to differ - many of the items in the former "Aladdin's Cave" are still there but you have to ask. But I shouldn't have said that as it might get ransacked by others!  ;)

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #530 on: July 07, 2021, 08:23:46 pm »
What caving thing today?
Booked myself onto Gaping Gill Dihedral end Aug (unless we have a rare super drought in which case maybe Direct). Been meaning to try caving for a while.

Shhhhh... Got to type this post really quietly so the people in the mine explorers area don't hear, or they might blackball me ;)
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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #531 on: July 07, 2021, 09:00:19 pm »
What caving thing today?
Booked myself onto Gaping Gill Dihedral end Aug (unless we have a rare super drought in which case maybe Direct). Been meaning to try caving for a while.

Shhhhh... Got to type this post really quietly so the people in the mine explorers area don't hear, or they might blackball me ;)

Well Im here posting bro and it doesnt bother me    ;D
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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #532 on: July 07, 2021, 09:07:23 pm »
Second trip in Dan Yr Ogof but first to cloud chamber really enjoyed it , found Monk chamber also very special .  :bounce:
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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #533 on: July 07, 2021, 09:07:36 pm »
That's what you say publicly, but once word is out, I'm fully expecting to find the Pandora horse's skull in my bed
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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #534 on: July 07, 2021, 09:25:28 pm »
It's ready... ;)

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #535 on: July 09, 2021, 03:38:21 pm »
Dived White Lady Cave .
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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #536 on: July 09, 2021, 04:39:39 pm »
Performed major surgery & rebuild on a wetsuit bearing many battle scars . . .

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #537 on: July 10, 2021, 11:41:48 am »
Still suffering from last nights digging.


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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #538 on: July 11, 2021, 07:31:32 pm »
Dragged Mrs Ruminator out to the sites in the pouring rain. Mrs R. highly unimpressed and in a bad mood so quickly went home again.

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #539 on: July 11, 2021, 07:34:32 pm »
Stayed in bed most of the day feeling rough while someone else dug my dig  :dig:  ;D

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #540 on: July 11, 2021, 11:01:16 pm »
Had our agm. About blooooody time

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #541 on: July 13, 2021, 01:06:19 pm »
Threw loads of Seamgrip (runny Aquasure) on my brand new AV Oversuit, and used the Seamgrip to glue a bit of tubular tape over the bottom section of the shoulder strap on my brand new Petzl Portage bag.

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #542 on: July 13, 2021, 08:10:39 pm »
Ruddy knackered fitting pipes. Osteopath tomorrow.


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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #543 on: September 20, 2021, 11:00:11 pm »
Finally bit the bullet and bought a Scurion Dive off one of the Geoffs.  :)
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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #544 on: September 20, 2021, 11:13:31 pm »
Had a peep down Butterholes. Except that was yesterday. There's an interesting little gorge parallel to the road heading down towards Hawes in the ML, with a linear series of shakeholes parallel to it. Am not up to date with caves in the Middle Limestone. Seems to be a reasonably thick bed. Any significant systems in it? I guess Cliff Force would be, as it seems to be in the same bed as the Butterholes, but across the valley

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #545 on: September 21, 2021, 06:57:40 pm »
Is that the Buttertubs? Next to the road as you drive over Buttertubs Pass from Wensleydale towards Thwaite in Swaledale? Down in the mini gorge to the right of the road are two main resurgence caves. Cliff Force Cave is by far the longer and is associated with some even longer drainaige routes. The other one is Cliff Beck Head Cave, which is the resurgence for the Buttertubs and also for the sink of the surface beck.

There is a splendid article describing all this in MSG Journal 7. All of these excellent Journals are available online, kindly hosted by  the North York Moors Caving Club: http://nymcc.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/MSG7.compressed.pdf

See pages 13-15 and 34. Happy reading!
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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #546 on: September 21, 2021, 07:05:21 pm »
Cliffe Force Cave is a fine trip.

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #547 on: September 21, 2021, 09:19:27 pm »
I'm an idiot! Of course it's Buttertubs.  :'(

 

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