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by AMW
Thu 20 Sep 2018 11:37
Forum: General Chat
Topic: CDG Manual
Replies: 0
Views: 906

CDG Manual

CDG manual now available from the CDG shop.

https://cavedivinggroup.org.uk/product/ ... up-manual.

Andrew
by AMW
Mon 13 Nov 2017 11:03
Forum: Caving
Topic: Ladder
Replies: 3
Views: 6188

Re: Ladder

Seems to work the length is 7M weight 15Kg max load for the chain is 450Kg (static) so a reasonably sized elephant :lol: The welding may have compromised the max load slightly.

Andrew
by AMW
Thu 26 Oct 2017 12:23
Forum: Caving
Topic: Cotswold Caves
Replies: 1
Views: 3380

Re: Cotswold Caves

A few photographs of work in some Cotswold Gull caves going back to 2013 to this summer (2017) Caves are Igloo cave, Railing Rift and Aven de Bagpath Igloo and Bagpath have both been extended and we have around 60M of new cave to survey and continue digging for more (2018). Digging season is April t...
by AMW
Tue 12 Sep 2017 17:16
Forum: Caving
Topic: Ladder
Replies: 3
Views: 6188

Ladder

We needed a ladder for a pitch to a dig (frequently visiting) better lasting than leaving an electron (and less "take-able"). To many angled squeezes for a ridged one. So the above is made of chains and 10mm steel bars MIG welded onto the links. I have tested a sample for load (static and dynamic) a...
by AMW
Mon 11 Sep 2017 10:51
Forum: General Chat
Topic: Wind map
Replies: 0
Views: 6420

Wind map

Not caving but intresting :https://earth.nullschool.net/#current/w ... ,50.31,247 use the mouse to zoom and rotate. At present shows the storms around Florida.
Andrew
by AMW
Thu 17 Aug 2017 15:13
Forum: Caving
Topic: Brian (Scoff) Schofield RIP
Replies: 2
Views: 3897

Re: Brian (Scoff) Schofield RIP

Scoff's funeral will be at 3pm on Friday 25th August, Rawdon Crematorium, Leeds Rd, Rawdon, Leeds LS19 6JP.
by AMW
Tue 15 Aug 2017 14:12
Forum: Caving
Topic: Brian (Scoff) Schofield RIP
Replies: 2
Views: 3897

Brian (Scoff) Schofield RIP

Sad news the long time CDG chairman (until he stood down in April) and stalwart of the CDG passed away on 12th, he will be much missed as a character as well as innovator within cave diving. Have a look at: http://www.cavedivinggroup.org.uk/Essays/Scoff2.html :D God speed Scoff and see you on the ot...
by AMW
Sun 06 Aug 2017 16:28
Forum: Caving
Topic: Cotswold caves
Replies: 4
Views: 7808

Re: Cotswold caves

Hi Larry

The Bagpath caves are now closed until March 2018 although Coaleys rift is open. You also need to go with a permit holder for the Bagpath caves (all on a private land).

Andrew
by AMW
Sun 21 May 2017 11:24
Forum: Caving
Topic: Cotswold Caves
Replies: 1
Views: 3380

Cotswold Caves

A visit to Igloo and Railing rift no change in Railing rift after a scrabble around. Igloo extension :-) was revisited and seemed less lose! A way on in the floor was found by a new member to the Cotswold cave exploration group C A Mera when CAM descended a rift at the back of the chamber. This prov...
by AMW
Fri 24 Feb 2017 12:12
Forum: British Cave Research Association
Topic: RIP Trevor Ford
Replies: 1
Views: 3845

Re: RIP Trevor Ford

Sad news he will be missed although he had a good innings.

Andrew
by AMW
Fri 27 Jan 2017 10:30
Forum: Caving
Topic: valkyrie caving club
Replies: 2
Views: 4530

Re: valkyrie caving club

Thank you, I will try the SWCC library when I am next at the club.

Andrew