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 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: 8 year-old girl pulls pre-Viking sword from lake

Posted: Fri Oct 05, 2018 11:14 am 

Replies: 8
Views: 2617

Great story :g50:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Roman fountain destroyed

Posted: Sat Sep 08, 2018 10:00 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 1286

Sooner than dispose of it why did they not ask if private person was interested in preserving or renovating it :g43: Or start a fund raiser and have it installed in a public park with a plaque :g43:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: weather reveals Roman temple in Great Chesterfield

Posted: Tue Sep 04, 2018 12:28 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 1581

Chesterfield is near me in Derbyshire, Lee? Chesterford is in Essex :g51: I was hoping it was the one nearer to me :g58:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Finally!

 Post subject: Re: Finally!
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 2:27 pm 

Replies: 11
Views: 2917

Nice find well done :g50:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Magnet Fishing.

 Post subject: Re: Magnet Fishing.
Posted: Fri Aug 31, 2018 7:08 am 

Replies: 2
Views: 1576

I doubt there was much chance of this shotgun firing after 'quite' awhile in the water the shell would be well soaked and the firing pin would be rusted solid, but with all weapons they should not be pointed towards other people loaded or unloaded :g45: And no doubt a liberal soaking with WD40 and i...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Medieval gaming board clue to lost monastery

Posted: Tue Aug 28, 2018 9:29 pm 

Replies: 1
Views: 1140

lee greagsbey wrote:
"Medieval gaming board clue to lost monastery"

Another interesting read from Scotland.... :g50: ... d-45335491
Yes very interesting :g50:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: PayPal WARNING

 Post subject: Re: PayPal WARNING
Posted: Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:55 pm 

Replies: 3
Views: 1696

Thanks for the heads up, I have had similar e-mails myself in the past but managed to suss them and delete them before any harm was done. :g58: :g50:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Swedish Crown Jewels are STOLEN

Posted: Tue Jul 31, 2018 8:45 pm 

Replies: 2
Views: 1549

I hope they bury them in a field near me :g58: :g42:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: woman finds 12th cent gold ring in her garden

Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2018 9:01 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 4305

Last week, whilst digging over the front garden, I found the back half of a toy lead camel, two days later I found the front half, ten feet from the first bit, what are the chances of that eyes only? I don't think us detectorists miss much when digging the land we get used to spotting the different...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: woman finds 12th cent gold ring in her garden

Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2018 6:50 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 4305

I was once asked by an old lady to look for her wedding ring, she had been cutting privet hedges at the end of my mam and dad's street, the ring had slipped off her finger, my dad had told her on the way home from the pit that his son (me) had a metal detector and would ask me to look for it :g58: S...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: woman finds 12th cent gold ring in her garden

Posted: Tue Jul 24, 2018 1:02 pm 

Replies: 14
Views: 4305

I once found a gold ring while digging the garden for my late father-in-law, he promptly took it off me and gave it to his son :g48: But being a detectorist doesn't make it an iffy find, you do sometimes find stuff while gardening. And I once found a cut half gold hammy while digging trenches for th...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Amsterdam drained a canal.........

Posted: Sat Jun 30, 2018 9:50 am 

Replies: 10
Views: 4078

Some brilliant finds I wonder of they metal detected it or just sifted through it with riddles? It must have been hard work because the mud in canals is very deep, I saw a clip on you tube where an hole appeared in a section of canal near Manchester and it emptied completely between two locks and th...

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Buckle ID - A Guide from PAS

Posted: Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:36 pm 

Replies: 4
Views: 2078

That really is a comprehensive list of illustrations and descriptions, and like you say ideal for use by self recorders. :g58:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Rare Roman ring found on Cumbrian beach

Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 3:45 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 4817

PhilD wrote:
Says it was found in January last year Dave, so the BM may still be chewing over it.

How do they know it is Roman :g43:

 Forum: LATEST NEWS   Topic: Rare Roman ring found on Cumbrian beach

Posted: Mon May 28, 2018 3:43 pm 

Replies: 9
Views: 4817

dig-it-pete wrote:
Donnydave wrote:
PhilD wrote:

Could have put a picture on :g58:

There was an image of the ring Dave, at the top but you had to scroll over to see it :g50:

Thanks I missed that :g50:
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