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Maenofferen Bad Boy Winch ...
« on: August 29, 2021, 05:50:30 pm »
Hell of a trip guys only seen a fraction but its a gud un   :bounce:
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Re: Maenofferen Bad Boy Winch ...
« Reply #1 on: August 30, 2021, 08:27:31 am »
It Is a lovely mine , I had a excellent permission visit around here a while ago with CATMHS , their are many hidden gems if one knows where to look  :thumbsup:

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Re: Maenofferen Bad Boy Winch ...
« Reply #2 on: August 30, 2021, 09:24:55 am »
Call that a winch? This is a winch!  ;D

(Sorry for the poor quality, grabbed it off my Facebook, original is on the computer somewhere...)

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Re: Maenofferen Bad Boy Winch ...
« Reply #3 on: August 30, 2021, 11:21:30 am »
Is that Burtree Pasture?

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Re: Maenofferen Bad Boy Winch ...
« Reply #4 on: August 30, 2021, 11:25:29 am »
Call that a winch? This is a winch!  ;D

(Sorry for the poor quality, grabbed it off my Facebook, original is on the computer somewhere...)

Na my winch is bigger than your winch   :tease:  :lol: :lol:
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Re: Maenofferen Bad Boy Winch ...
« Reply #5 on: August 30, 2021, 11:30:04 am »
Is that Burtree Pasture?

Chris.

Yep, there are a couple of Harry Parker snaps in the archive folder and some on the current folder

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Re: Maenofferen Bad Boy Winch ...
« Reply #6 on: August 30, 2021, 11:51:24 am »
Is that Burtree Pasture?

Chris.

As Jim says, yes Burtree Pasture and certainly the biggest winch I've ever seen underground.  It's an interesting place, with horse gin chamber, water wheel chamber and electric winch all at the top of the same shaft.

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Re: Maenofferen Bad Boy Winch ...
« Reply #7 on: August 30, 2021, 04:48:28 pm »
Is that Burtree Pasture?

Chris.



As Jim says, yes Burtree Pasture and certainly the biggest winch I've ever seen underground.  It's an interesting place, with horse gin chamber, water wheel chamber and electric winch all at the top of the same shaft.
Is that Burtree Pasture?

Chris.

As Jim says, yes Burtree Pasture and certainly the biggest winch I've ever seen underground.  It's an interesting place, with horse gin chamber, water wheel chamber and electric winch all at the top of the same shaft.

That look as though its not far from Nent ? if so we are up in Cumbria in a few weeks would like to check it out . What do I need to know about the place guys ?
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Re: Maenofferen Bad Boy Winch ...
« Reply #8 on: August 30, 2021, 04:55:06 pm »
Is that Burtree Pasture?

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That look as though its not far from Nent ? if so we are up in Cumbria in a few weeks would like to check it out . What do I need to know about the place guys ?

I believe it's sensitive site, if legendrider's viewing this he may well have better information.

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Re: Maenofferen Bad Boy Winch ...
« Reply #9 on: August 30, 2021, 05:02:58 pm »
Is that Burtree Pasture?

Chris.




That look as though its not far from Nent ? if so we are up in Cumbria in a few weeks would like to check it out . What do I need to know about the place guys ?

I believe it's sensitive site, if legendrider's viewing this he may well have better information.

Jim

 
Is that Burtree Pasture?

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That look as though its not far from Nent ? if so we are up in Cumbria in a few weeks would like to check it out . What do I need to know about the place guys ?

I believe it's sensitive site, if legendrider's viewing this he may well have better information.

Jim

I will call Mark anyway I have just be reading about the " gentleman in the transport yard" on the Mineat.org site
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Re: Maenofferen Bad Boy Winch ...
« Reply #10 on: August 30, 2021, 05:04:00 pm »
It's a 40m abseil in, and 40m prussik out, very small shaft.

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Re: Maenofferen Bad Boy Winch ...
« Reply #11 on: August 30, 2021, 05:05:32 pm »
Call that a winch? This is a winch!  ;D

(Sorry for the poor quality, grabbed it off my Facebook, original is on the computer somewhere...)

Pete the main winch wheel on this winch is not the puny thing you see in the foreground to the right of the shot its hidden from the cameras lens up the top of the stairs and its BIG
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Re: Maenofferen Bad Boy Winch ...
« Reply #12 on: August 30, 2021, 05:07:43 pm »
It's a 40m abseil in, and 40m prussik out, very small shaft.

Chris.


Are you talking about Burtree Chris
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Re: Maenofferen Bad Boy Winch ...
« Reply #13 on: August 30, 2021, 06:27:07 pm »
Are you talking about Burtree Chris

Yes.

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Re: Maenofferen Bad Boy Winch ...
« Reply #14 on: August 30, 2021, 06:37:30 pm »
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