Metal Detecting

An add-on to fieldwalking where instead of scanning the surface of the land with your eyes, you’re scanning it with your ears in search of buried metal artefacts.

I had a mini scare yesterday whilst on a metal detecting dig. I got back to the car for a coffee break and suddenly noticed that the remote control unit for the detector was missing 😲 It must have dropped off in the field…To replace a control unit is over…

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I went on a dig near Middle Wallop today, courtesy of the Midweek Searchers Group. It was new, undetected ground so we had no idea what there was to find. The field had just been roughly ploughed, which made a change from all the rock-hard pasture I’ve been digging lately…

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A less than spectacular dig for me today out by Yeovil, except for two small triumphs 😀 The first was within 10 feet of the car when I got a lovely signal which turned out to be a George V 1931 “Oak Leaf” Silver Three Pence coin (50% silver content). Only…

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I was invited to join Midweek Searchers who were metal detecting at a site near Waterlooville. I found nothing spectacular despite telling Sharon, the Admin on the gate, that I was going to find gold today… There actually was some found, a Celtic Gold Stater, but somebody unkindly found it…

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