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Just a quick hi.

Post by steve r » Thu Jul 11, 2019 4:32 pm

Hi everyone, I'm Steve from the Maldon area Essex. I'm new to the hobby and I'm enjoying finding loads of tin cans, ring pulls and bottle tops :)) . Hopefully I'll find something worth while once I master the Garrett properly. Hoping to meet some local people with the same interests.

Atb, Steve.


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Post by littlehove » Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:20 pm

Hello there and welcome:)

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Post by sweepstick47 » Thu Jul 11, 2019 5:42 pm

Hello steve r, Welcome aboard it's good to have you on the forum. ::g Maldon, a very nice place indeed and somewhere I know well as I have family in Heybridge. As you're both new to the forum and also the hobby, you might like to have a look at these links (assuming you've not already spotted them) they're particularly helpful to 'newcomers'.

Beginner's Guide - Detecting
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All the best and enjoy your time with us on the MDF ::g Regards ss47
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Post by sedgy » Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:15 pm

Hello Steve. I am in Shoeburyness Essex. Apparently 95% of what you find is rubbish and I am pleased to say I am up to 99% :))

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Post by thefiggis » Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:24 pm

Wotcha, Steve, and welcome to the forum.

So long as you enjoy finding stuff then all's good. ::g
Essential equipment:
Some sort of electrical gubbins(I'm told it's a Deus). In various colours
Jenkins
Gin.

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Post by littleboot » Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:59 pm

Hi Steve.
Usually you start by digging absolute rubbish. Then you gradually move on to rubbish that at least looks like it may be something, or have been something. And over time the rubbish dug is matched by some bits which are actually worth keeping. (At least until you find something better.) Very occasionally ...and at any point in this journey...you may pull out something that is absolutely lovely and a real piece of history and maybe even valuable to boot.
The thing is that that could come as soon as the very next waft of your machine.
Be lucky.
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Post by steve r » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:12 pm

Thanks for the reply guys. It's becoming a bit of an obsession this metal detecting, and loving every minute of it :D . I know if I keep going I'll find something soon (maybe :) ). Can't wait to get out again tomorrow. I'll post if anythings found.

Atb, Steve.
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Post by tigerseeker » Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:45 pm

Hi Steve,

Welcome to the forum, I’ve found it an excellent resource with excellent people and excellent knowledge.

What Garrett machine do you have??
Garrett Euroace
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Post by steve r » Thu Jul 11, 2019 11:33 pm

tigerseeker wrote:
Thu Jul 11, 2019 9:45 pm
Hi Steve,

Welcome to the forum, I’ve found it an excellent resource with excellent people and excellent knowledge.

What Garrett machine do you have??
Hi mate, I bought the 400i as I thought it looked like a good machine for a beginner. I'm still getting to grips with it atm, but loving it.


Thanks for all the welcomes people ::g
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