Olive oil advice from PAS

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Olive oil advice from PAS

Post by f8met » Fri Jun 22, 2018 2:58 pm



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Re: Olive oil advice from PAS

Post by Koala » Fri Jun 22, 2018 3:33 pm

Interesting read
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Re: Olive oil advice from PAS

Post by SuperRed » Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:20 pm

Yep, an eye-opener! :-O
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Re: Olive oil advice from PAS

Post by Ladybird66 » Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:36 pm

Makes sense when you think about it. Anything related to food will ‘go bad’ in time.
Can’t say I’ve ever used it, good old fashioned cook, can’t beat a bit of lard.
I have used vaseline on the odd item. I know that’s petroleum based, wonder if that’s a good idea or not.
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Re: Olive oil advice from PAS

Post by thefiggis » Fri Jun 22, 2018 4:38 pm

Yes, I read that a while ago and though I'd never used olive oil before, it made certain I would never do so in the future.
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Re: Olive oil advice from PAS

Post by oldartefact » Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:44 pm

Yes ... no olive oil ... even if it means that ones precious find looks rather cruddy, its still capable of winning your regional Find of the Year comp OooO OooO OooO :D B-) ::g ... Bring on the Nationals!!!!
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Re: Olive oil advice from PAS

Post by JBM » Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:27 pm

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We had a book (Guide to Conservation) for Metal Detectorists published in 2002.

In those days only £9.99. It even has coloured illustrations.

I still refer to my copy once in a while.

Happy Hunting.

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Re: Olive oil advice from PAS

Post by SuperRed » Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:25 pm

JBM wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:27 pm
We had a book (Guide to Conservation) for Metal Detectorists published in 2002.

In those days only £9.99. It even has coloured illustrations.

I still refer to my copy once in a while.

Happy Hunting.

Jerry.
Thanks Jerry, but I'd hold on to your copy if I were you. One for 650 quid on Amazon!! x; :D
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Re: Olive oil advice from PAS

Post by Phil2401 » Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:55 pm

Isn't the basic principle here that vegetable oils will biologically degrade (and potentially damage the artefact), whilst mineral oils (which have been in the ground for millions of years) should be OK?

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Re: Olive oil advice from PAS

Post by JBM » Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:04 pm

SuperRed wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:25 pm
JBM wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:27 pm
We had a book (Guide to Conservation) for Metal Detectorists published in 2002.

In those days only £9.99. It even has coloured illustrations.

I still refer to my copy once in a while.

Happy Hunting.

Jerry.
Thanks Jerry, but I'd hold on to your copy if I were you. One for 650 quid on Amazon!! x; :D

Hi SuperRed,The worlds gone mad. :-O

Got to be a copy somewhere to download on the internet ? Jerry.

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Re: Olive oil advice from PAS

Post by Buriedbytime&dust » Fri Jun 22, 2018 9:26 pm

SuperRed wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 7:25 pm
Thanks Jerry, but I'd hold on to your copy if I were you. One for 650 quid on Amazon!! x; :D
I can't imagine it would ever actually sell for that sum, but I have a copy anyway. It's a good book and dispels a lot of the myths about various kitchen products being useful for cleaning coins and artefacts ::g

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Re: Olive oil advice from PAS

Post by Mud Max » Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:06 pm

Very interesting read, thank you. I also like the fact that the page gives the link to the PAS advice on conservation of finds. I have saved that to my desktop.
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Re: Olive oil advice from PAS

Post by Silvercoin » Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:10 pm

oops
any advise on removing olive oil once its been applied ?

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Re: Olive oil advice from PAS

Post by SuperRed » Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:40 pm

Silvercoin wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 10:10 pm
oops
any advise on removing olive oil once its been applied ?
Same here... was thinking of trying to reverse the process by burying it in the ground for a thousand years or so. :D ::g
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Re: Olive oil advice from PAS

Post by Silvercoin » Fri Jun 22, 2018 11:02 pm

good idea superRed let me know if it works [:)

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