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Offline bograt

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #50 on: August 20, 2012, 12:50:17 am »
Proof read the almost final draft of the new Derbyshire handbook and rigging guide.
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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #51 on: August 20, 2012, 02:05:01 am »
worked on the new draft DCA web site again, more to do tmrw...
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Re: Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #52 on: August 20, 2012, 08:25:32 am »
Tested my new home-made caving lamp today. Seems stable at 6400lm. Gets hot though.....

Chris.

How can you possibly cope with such a dim lamp?

What the heck are you using it for, cooking sausages?
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Re: Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #53 on: August 20, 2012, 08:29:08 am »
Tested my new home-made caving lamp today. Seems stable at 6400lm. Gets hot though.....

Chris.

How can you possibly cope with such a dim lamp?

What the heck are you using it for, cooking sausages?

Saves getting my willy out and waving it.

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #54 on: August 20, 2012, 09:31:09 am »
Crawled into a cave that was nearly a full twenty metres long and inadvertently made a picturesque waterfall run very, very brown.

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #55 on: August 20, 2012, 10:01:38 am »
Loperamide hydrochloride, 2 - 4 mg, indicated?
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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #56 on: August 20, 2012, 08:16:49 pm »
Fortunately not...

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #57 on: August 20, 2012, 09:24:23 pm »
went caving
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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #58 on: August 21, 2012, 05:41:39 pm »
Located the entrance to Fenetre 4

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #59 on: August 21, 2012, 09:24:17 pm »
I did this!
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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #60 on: August 23, 2012, 10:16:49 pm »
Just been to pick up my caving attire that's been fermenting in a Dinglesport green bag all week in the back of my mates van.  After a very hot and very sweaty day out in Long Kin West last Sunday.  Off for a weekend in OFD II and others this in South Wales this bank hols too.  I not going to be very popular as I smell like a mixture of dead sheep and wet dog!

Least I'll have room at the bar!! 
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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #61 on: August 23, 2012, 11:30:41 pm »
Cleaned gear after a trip to a local project yesterday. Found a new lead on that trip!  :clap2:

Also learned how to overlay maps on Google Earth - local geology maps are full of useful info. Hopefully leads to more prospects!

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #62 on: August 24, 2012, 03:14:13 am »
Treated myself to a new harness from Mr Seddon (Picos!) after a two year hiatus from caving (I know...!)..!

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #63 on: August 31, 2012, 07:44:39 am »
Digging, leading to more questions than answers
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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #64 on: September 02, 2012, 07:13:23 am »
Went caving. :D Located a cave that hasn't been visited by cavers since the 80s as far as any of us know, and explored 50m of passage that wasn't on that survey. :D

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #65 on: September 04, 2012, 01:52:49 am »
Went halfway down Maskhill before realising it wasn't Oxlow.  :)

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #66 on: September 04, 2012, 07:43:33 am »
Cleaned my helmet.

No, really....

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #67 on: September 12, 2012, 10:19:10 am »
packing  ;D

 I'm heading out the the PSM for a good week of exploration in the Anialarra system
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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #68 on: September 12, 2012, 03:03:28 pm »
Pretended i was on an infamous 'Ladder of Doom'Us locals know which one!
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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #69 on: September 13, 2012, 12:04:51 am »
Went digging. First time for too long. Topped off with a pint of Barnsley :beer2:.

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #70 on: September 13, 2012, 07:52:36 am »
Did a stock take of club gear for the first time in years.........oh dear  :bounce:

Looks like ebay may get some hammer.... :lol:

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #71 on: September 13, 2012, 04:26:51 pm »
Visited the Hidden Earth website to book my admission!  :thumbsup:

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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #72 on: September 22, 2012, 08:56:14 pm »
Pretended i was on an infamous 'Ladder of Doom'Us locals know which one!
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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #73 on: September 23, 2012, 12:06:03 pm »
The Devil wouldn't stoop so low as that B***ard stuff!
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Re: What caving related thing did you do today?
« Reply #74 on: September 23, 2012, 01:37:08 pm »
Sunday - Waited in for Autoglass to come fix my cave wagon. Prepped some materials for a CIC revalidation workshop. Wished I'd gone down JH instead.