In 1979, detectorist Tom Clark (now 81) found a ring in a Buckinghamshire field which he subsequently took to a local museum for identification and recording. He was told the ring was “worthless”. Continue reading
The claptrap and politically motivated bunkum heaped on our fine pastime by detector-loathing, dead-from-the-neck-up bloggers, has an unintentional ally.
What I’ve been saying for years about one aspect of beachcombing with a metal detector has morphed into something of a ‘soapbox’ of mine. Many devotees of our great leisure pursuit, including a few who ought to know better, still cling to that load of old cojones that salt, when wet, affects the performance of a metal detector. IT DOES NOT. IT NEVER HAS. IT NEVER WILL! Comprende? Great, because it’s not up for negotiation Continue reading