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    26-04-2017, 06:55 PM
    If it took more than a couple of people to hide stuff, someone will have talked and someone will have been back. That goes for Oak Island and gold trains. The gold train story only exists because...
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    26-04-2017, 06:47 PM
    Davidhod replied to a thread Go Minelabing Day in Rally Reports
    I'm booked for Scotland from the 21st, so it's not really feasible for me. Still, a week of gold panning should make up for it :)
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    25-04-2017, 01:15 PM
    It depends. For me it's the ability to change where the tone breaks happen that makes a big difference when running all metal among a lot of iron> Being waterproof helps a bit in case I drop it on...
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    21-04-2017, 11:49 AM
    The London Eddy with an edge chip. With the 17 inch coil, Tadpole, sens 27. Not that any of that matters, it wasn't trying very hard to hide.
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    20-04-2017, 11:51 AM
    Twas a good day, thanks. Aquitaine eh? I've been to the mahoosive silver mine and mint at Melle, excellent food in the square, markets twice a week, ample parking.
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    17-04-2017, 08:21 PM
    Davidhod replied to a thread New ctx coils in Minelab CTX 3030
    Yes, I was fortunate. When I saw it for sale I didn't waste much time. The 10x5 is a good coil to use in all metal with a lot of iron around. The switch over between signals that are close...
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    14-04-2017, 12:43 PM
    Correct, but the corrosion will depend on how long they are in salt water, taking the components apart and washing after each use will help. I had an aluminium scoop bolted to a stainless shaft, it...
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    12-04-2017, 05:33 PM
    Davidhod replied to a thread Tadpole in Minelab CTX 3030
    I use it nearly all the time, I switch to the 17 inch all metal settings with the stock coil in very, very trashy areas.
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    23-03-2017, 04:18 PM
    Davidhod replied to a thread Corfe 2017 in Rally Reports
    sticker won't do it any more, you need to enter your membership number into the machine. I've got this years sticker but my membership will have lapsed by then and I won't renew it until summer '18.
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    20-03-2017, 02:59 PM
    Davidhod replied to a thread Corfe 2017 in Rally Reports
    Sorry to disappoint you Mal but I'm pretty sure it was 7 last time I was at Studland. Except National Trust members free,
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BSc(Hons) Landscape Evolution, Cert British Archaeology. Former IT Project Manager/ Installation Manager, Lottery Grants Manager and Team Leader. Now doing whatever it takes to bring in a pound or two.
Part time cleaner, Occasional mail sorter. Buying and selling this and that
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CTX 3030


Finding ancient rubbish since 1977.
With help from:
Joan Allen BFO (yuk)
Whites CG3, BC5D, CM6000/S2, Surfmaster.
Tesoro Cutlass, Bandido
Laser B1, and Hi-power
Sov XS2a pro (that's better)
E-trac (perfect )
CTX (Still deciding)


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