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1st permission

Post by johntp » Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:46 pm

Well it must be good news week as Iv had a great result from my new letter campaign to gain permissions, I sent out my first three letters last Tuesday to farms local to me in South Wales and today I had a phone call from one of the farmers who said" be my guest, come over any time you like" my first ever permission, so it looks like I will be taking a trip over to my new permission early next week with the hope of finding some interesting bits and pieces. So it goes to show letters can work in the quest to find permissions, so give it a try, you never know your luck. Happy hunting.

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Re: 1st permission

Post by dreadnought » Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:55 pm

well done mate, happy hunting. ::g
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Re: 1st permission

Post by jeff82 » Fri Nov 10, 2017 4:57 pm

Congrats .. its a great feeling isn't it .. ::g
I'm due to collect my new mapping next week ..my main farmer gives me pieces of land and I have a coffee with him once a month to bring him the finds .. he is very good at identifying very old farm machinery parts ..in fact I found an odd loop and it turned out to be a part of a bonnet latch of one of his early tractors which I still has .. that's the only piece he has wanted to keep ..
A bottle of wine is always a good gesture on visits as is a Christmas card ..now lots of local farmers r aware of me being on the local land and the odd chat in a field normally produces another offer for land ..

Anyhow keep that farmer sweet and remember he has given u a key to your hobby

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Re: 1st permission

Post by alfaowner » Fri Nov 10, 2017 6:05 pm

Great result ,well done ,I gained permission from sending letters as well ::g

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Re: 1st permission

Post by thefiggis » Fri Nov 10, 2017 6:22 pm

Having heard so many stories regarding letters getting no results whatsoever, it's good to hear of it working for someone. Well done, and hope you enjoy your time there.
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Post by johntp » Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:07 pm

Thanks all for your kind words, ::g I will post any find I have in the future and yes there will be a bottle of wine for the farmer at Christmas. ::g

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Post by sweepstick47 » Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:23 pm

A great result and testament to your 'new' letter writing campaign ::g Regards ss47
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Re: 1st permission

Post by johntp » Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:42 pm

Well surprise, surprise Iv now had a second YES on my permissions request letters. That's 2 out of 3 letters with a yes not bad going. Hope I can be just as lucky out in the fields. :D

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Re: 1st permission

Post by Lowland » Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:04 pm

johntp wrote:
Mon Nov 13, 2017 6:42 pm
Well surprise, surprise Iv now had a second YES on my permissions request letters. That's 2 out of 3 letters with a yes not bad going. Hope I can be just as lucky out in the fields. :D
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Re: 1st permission

Post by FUBAR » Mon Nov 13, 2017 7:15 pm

Well done matey and good luck.

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Re: 1st permission

Post by slipper » Mon Nov 13, 2017 8:04 pm

Thats an excellent result, your letters have the magic touch :)

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Post by Fishwick » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:12 pm

Congratulations and I wish you well with your endeavours ::g

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Post by BowRoadBoy » Mon Nov 13, 2017 9:54 pm

Congrats!

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Post by Easylife » Mon Nov 13, 2017 11:51 pm

Well done John, you're off on a flyer. I think that once you are in the door and show respect then other doors will open. ;)
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Re: 1st permission

Post by johntp » Tue Nov 14, 2017 2:41 pm

Well I think that's me done writing letters for a while, Iv been to see both farmers now and it looks like I have about 20 fields to detect on. One with an iron age fort on it and another with a old Tudor ruin. so all I need now is a bit of good weather so I can get out there and start swinging the coil. Happy hunting to all. :D

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Re: 1st permission

Post by thefiggis » Tue Nov 14, 2017 5:12 pm

By gor, John. Sounds like you have a lot of promise with those permissions and very well done on securing them. Looking forward to seeing what turns up in due course.
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Post by tcawood » Tue Nov 14, 2017 7:44 pm

Best of luck, look forward to seeing the finds start rolling in.
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Re: 1st permission

Post by Euro Detector » Tue Nov 14, 2017 8:17 pm

Well done, John. ::g
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