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by UniS
Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:12 am
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: New stamps, new boxes
Replies: 0
Views: 179

New stamps, new boxes

Hi I'm back, or rather I'm back looking at this forum, planning on re-siting a missing box of mine , with a new stamp design as preschool have changed their logo, along with a couple of other boxes and expect to have a little set on Cosden Beacon by the time summer rolls around. It'll be mix of hand...
by UniS
Thu Jan 29, 2015 7:26 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Come on... Where is everyone
Replies: 27
Views: 8515

Still on the north moor. not done much boxing, but did find one or two the other day when I went up to check my own boxes.
Have plans for another charity walk on flanks of Cosden Beacon.
by UniS
Sat Jun 01, 2013 8:05 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: NEW MEMBERS
Replies: 23
Views: 14012

all the best for your first outing. Happy hunting and re-hiding.
by UniS
Sat Apr 20, 2013 7:52 pm
Forum: Missing or Damaged Letterboxes
Topic: Eye spy a milk tanker- Scorhill Tor.
Replies: 0
Views: 2655

Eye spy a milk tanker- Scorhill Tor.

I found this box VERY wet, outer box damaged, inner looked OK, but was full of sodden book. The stamp is OK, still on the moor. I tipped the water out and re-sealed the inner pot. I took the book home to dry out and see if it had contact details in. None found. So - if its your box and you would lik...
by UniS
Sun Mar 31, 2013 8:11 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: first meet
Replies: 11
Views: 2925

It felt like a good meet. Nice to meet people again. Thank you to all the kind grown up boxers who were so nice about sharing stamps with my lad (Mr Clever eyes, stripey red n black top), he was also rather chuffed to meet some other kids with their own stamps - Oggwell oddbods, Gr**** the treasure ...
by UniS
Sat Mar 30, 2013 8:20 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: RIP tanda stamps :-( NOW who makes stamps to order.
Replies: 21
Views: 11766

My devon stamps arrived in super fast time, they are now out on the moor as the "St Andrews Church roof letterbox walk 2013". I'll be selling clues tomorrow at teh meet, or PM for postal details.

The stamps look to be great quality. Sheet Music reproduced very clearly.
by UniS
Wed Mar 13, 2013 10:13 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: nearly 100 club
Replies: 4
Views: 1949

nearly a hundred, well done. see you at teh meet.
by UniS
Mon Feb 25, 2013 9:14 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: RIP tanda stamps :-( NOW who makes stamps to order.
Replies: 21
Views: 11766

I'm looking at "devonstamps" as a possible stamp maker, any one else used them?
http://www.devonstamps.co.uk/shop/index ... y&cat_id=3
by UniS
Sun Feb 10, 2013 10:43 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: RIP tanda stamps :-( NOW who makes stamps to order.
Replies: 21
Views: 11766

RIP tanda stamps :-( NOW who makes stamps to order.

I had an e-mail the other day from Tanda stamps, they are shutting the business.
so, who else is doing custom stamps... reasonable quality and price and turn round speed.....
by UniS
Wed May 02, 2012 7:17 pm
Forum: Lost and Found
Topic: found compass- cosden beacon. 2/5/12
Replies: 1
Views: 3945

found compass- cosden beacon. 2/5/12

Found , as I was checking the St Andrews roof walk ( its all there, not been washed a away or swaled) , one compass. On Cosden Beacon, Taw Marsh side, but quite high.

At SX6348 9190

If its yours, tell me what it was attached to and other details. We can work out how to get it back to you.
by UniS
Mon Apr 30, 2012 10:14 am
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Stamp Themes
Replies: 23
Views: 9235

If your new to carving , you will need to practise before you get really good. Start with simple designs.
Learning to carve words is handy.

My first few included logos from local clubs ( I live on the moor), which gave me simple pictures to copy.
by UniS
Wed Apr 25, 2012 6:00 pm
Forum: How I started
Topic: In the beginning ...
Replies: 2
Views: 3303

Good move- the meal at the Bearslake in particular. Their letterbox is lovely and quite easy to find.
by UniS
Mon Apr 09, 2012 7:12 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Word of Mouth clues... and a few suggestion
Replies: 11
Views: 9522

I started getting WOM clues by asking people who's boxes we found when they had put an e-mail address in the book. A quick mail letting them know what state their box is in and asking if they have any other boxes they are willing to share clues for, while offering to share my own ( when I stated thi...
by UniS
Sat Apr 07, 2012 7:09 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: Mobile Phone Coverage
Replies: 30
Views: 11371

Orange/ T mobile are good on the northern moor hill tops, not bad in valleys but a few weak spots in shadow of hills.
by UniS
Thu Mar 22, 2012 6:58 pm
Forum: Letterboxing
Topic: This is Official - The March Meet
Replies: 2
Views: 2093

Will be there in full force- all 3 of us. I have a charity walk to sell, ST Andrews Church Roof walk- £2.50, 5 miles on Cosdon Beacon. 12 stamps making a jigsaw of the church and several roof bosses. Mr Clever eyes has a one day stamp to hide and make a clue for, pick up his clue from our walk table...