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Graeme

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New member
« on: May 14, 2019, 08:31 AM »
Hi,

My name is Graeme and i am new to metal detecting.  I am totally hooked already.  February I bought a minelab go find 44 and March I have upgraded to a garret 400 i.

I have had some good funds already.

I would be intersted in joining organized days or meeting up with other members.  Currently my metal detecting education is from YouTube.

I am in Amanzimtoti and JHB fruently.

I have been fortunate to get some great funds to the Netherlands recently.

Where are the best places in south Africa to detect?
Thanks

Paul van Heerden

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Re: New member
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2019, 08:34 AM »
Welcome to the forum!!

Generally you just gotta hit parks and beaches. I also do some historical research about the area I am in and try hit those areas too.
Paul

Graeme

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Re: New member
« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2019, 08:49 AM »
Hi, thank you and i look forward to participating!
« Last Edit: May 14, 2019, 08:56 AM by Graeme »

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Re: New member
« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2019, 09:04 AM »
What's the best way to clean these old coins. These were dated 1850

Brendan

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Re: New member
« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2019, 07:12 PM »
Hi and welcome to the forum. Looking forward  to seeing some more of your great finds :)

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Re: New member
« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2019, 07:16 PM »
What's the best way to clean these old coins. These were dated 1850
Some people soak old copper coins in olive oil or so i read. I have never tried this before, What i do in general is to just soak my old copper coins in hot water to soften the dirt and then clean them with a tooth pick and a soft brush.

Graeme

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Re: New member
« Reply #6 on: May 15, 2019, 11:05 AM »
Thank you, I shall post some more finds soon. Just having an issue with image size...

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Re: New member
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2019, 04:00 AM »
Welcome to the forums Graeme

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Re: New member
« Reply #7 on: May 18, 2019, 04:00 AM »