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#268284 - 8th Nov 2008 7:27pm Metal detectors
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I have been interested in metal detecting for years now, but never that seriously.
Had a couple of small hobby units many years ago, but nothing serious.
Is there anyone out there with a good knowledge of machines available to give advice on buying and using?
Maybe if a few are into it we could group up on occasions and "find vast wealths!!"
Just think, we are exploring all these sites in UE, but what lies beneath?
Any feedback people? happy
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#268292 - 8th Nov 2008 8:21pm Re: Metal detectors [Re: hoseman]
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Im interested in going along to group occasions, but would'nt buying any kit myself, the prices of equipment is phenominal if you are serious about it.

Got no advice to give about them however as I have never owned one, not even a kiddys one haha! Just interested in what people might find with em.

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#268293 - 8th Nov 2008 8:23pm Re: Metal detectors [Re: MattLFC]
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roman coins or jewels from 900bc
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#268294 - 8th Nov 2008 8:29pm Re: Metal detectors [Re: _Ste_]
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Just hope they dont have 900bc written on em laugh

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#268329 - 8th Nov 2008 11:38pm Re: Metal detectors [Re: MattLFC]
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I owned a Metal dector some years ago and found a shilling. But no archology LOL.. mind you i prefare the archology and the sort smile
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#268345 - 9th Nov 2008 9:34am Re: Metal detectors [Re: SoundLad]
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Matt, ive seen machines that would get you going below £100.
I know the basics and have had them in the past, mainly Moreton shore and Hoylake, Biggest find was a WW2 British helmet at Moreton buried in the dunes!
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#268448 - 9th Nov 2008 7:16pm Re: Metal detectors [Re: hoseman]
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#288284 - 31st Jan 2009 11:49pm Re: Metal detectors [Re: Wheels]
Angela Offline
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My son has recently taken up metal detecting.Does anyone know of any clubs on the Wirral?
Angela
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#288289 - 1st Feb 2009 12:06am Re: Metal detectors [Re: Angela]
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Try this 1.

West Kirby MDC
Club Chair: Philip Moy. 48 Livingstone Road, Leasowe, Wirral


philip.moy@btconnect.com

copy and paste it into your browser.


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#288291 - 1st Feb 2009 12:18am Re: Metal detectors [Re: Dava2479]
Angela Offline
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Thanks for that Dava happy I'll give it a go Thanks again
Angela yomama
Ps, I've just tried that addy, Dava but it just came up with page not found. Thanks anyway for your help.
Angela


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#288350 - 1st Feb 2009 9:35am Re: Metal detectors [Re: Angela]
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Tell him not to wear steel toe capped boots.
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#288360 - 1st Feb 2009 11:53am Re: Metal detectors [Re: bert1]
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Lol.

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#288361 - 1st Feb 2009 11:59am Re: Metal detectors [Re: Dava2479]
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Angela,some more...

Merseyside & NW Survey Club,W. Gibbons, 27 Cedar Road, Aintree, Liverpool, Merseyside, L9.


Parkgate Detector Club,
D. Speechly, 15 Kent Close, Bromborough, Wirral, Merseyside.


WREXHAM M.D.Club
Hon President Mr C.Cater


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#288427 - 1st Feb 2009 4:28pm Re: Metal detectors [Re: Dava2479]
Angela Offline
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Hi Dava,
Thanks for these other addresses.I think the Parkgate one would be the most likely option.
Angela
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#310629 - 18th Apr 2009 5:10pm Re: Metal detectors [Re: Angela]
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Hi Angela, did yo ever get in touch with a group for metal detecting. I was with west kirby 1 for years. if u still want a number let me know. Oh and b the wa the parkgate 1 dont exsist anymore.

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