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Shameful heritage plunder near Avebury!

People often ask why we’re so strongly opposed to laissez faire artefact hunting, especially rallies. It’s evidence and logic mostly, but sometimes it’s emotion.  Here’s our article from ten years ago about a full frontal assault on our beloved Avebury: 256 more words

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Using and interpreting Google Earth

Like many metal detectorists I use Google Earth to have a look at the land that I search and to scope out potential new sites. The Time Shift icon on Google Earth allows you to essentially go back in time, sometimes as far as 1945, which is fascinating research. 514 more words

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Detectorist unearthed a 700-year-old ring

Treasure hunter: How I thought a 700-year-old ring was a Coke can ring pull.

PAUL BUXEY was expecting, after his metal detector went off yet again, to frustratingly find it was yet another ring pull from a Coke can. 107 more words

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Talk About a Big Pair...

I stumbled upon the following and decided to keep a close on eye on it.  If this guy does well I just might do the same thing….. 310 more words

Radio Show tonight...

Join us tonight, Tuesday April 14th, 2015.. 8:30PM Eastern time..
Has the hobby/lifestyle of metal detecting been infected?? Too much BS, lack of loyalty amongst us, thievery, lack of respect for property owners with bad digging techniques, over-commercialization of what we do?? 98 more words

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Two new small pasture permissions

This afternoon I went out prospecting for a few hours.

My first port of call was at a mixed farm (cattle, sheep and horses) that I had originally called at a few weeks ago. 405 more words

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