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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #50 on: October 17, 2015, 19:47 »
For next time
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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #51 on: October 17, 2015, 22:28 »
nanjim, I shot you a PM
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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #52 on: October 17, 2015, 22:43 »
Maat
i have sent the photo
You can post it as I cant post it ....

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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #53 on: October 17, 2015, 23:45 »
Great day fella's! Was super stoked to meet you all and have some great yarns with you all, looking forward to the next meet up!
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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #54 on: October 18, 2015, 00:19 »
Got the photo

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« Reply #55 on: October 18, 2015, 00:24 »


Got the photo

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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #56 on: October 18, 2015, 01:16 »
Thanks Shane, good to meet up with other people with the same obsession, an all nighter with a block of red cans sounds mighty tempeting...
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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #57 on: October 18, 2015, 12:30 »
Hey Guys, really good fun to meet up and swap stories with bevvies.  Even learnt a few things, well maybe two.   ;)  It was cool to see the range of machines being used and some of the ideas.
Hope to bump into again sometime.  Shane, great idea for organising this, cheers!  Yeah a trip away could be interesting.
For anyone interested here is the Youtube of the detectorist I spoke of https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I-qHtws6NXc wearing a pair of shoes would be a good idea !! Enjoy.
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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #58 on: October 18, 2015, 12:45 »
Hahaha wearing shoes would have been a great idea!
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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #59 on: October 22, 2015, 16:02 »
Short recap from my faulty memory...
Roughly a dozen detectorists showed up, somehow some of their machines also made it.
Much talking and beeping took place. With a lot of interest being shown in the XP Deus (2 or 3 here).
Also about were Garrett`s Ace 250, AT Pro & ATX. Minelab`s X-Terra 305 & 705, Safari, SDC 2300 & CTX 3030.
Can`t remember any others (see first line of this post) sorry if I've left any out.
Pin pointers, how we setup our gear and operating methods were discussed. Some talk of locations detected and possible future sites. Tried to detect without lights 2 nights later and found it`s not for me at all.
Shane`s gang went detecting along the river bank and came back with 1 penny, 1 half penny a thruppence and some bottle caps.
Some beer was drunk at some stage of the day, Photos were take and all were on their way home by 3.30pm.
Was happy to see you all and hope to see you again at some time. FC.
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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #60 on: November 04, 2015, 17:12 »
What were the dates on the coins that were  found ...   
Shame I could not be there , looks like you all had a a fun day ,, 
Now the weather is warming up here in wa , maybe a day's or a ova nighter  hunting party could be on the cards ,   . 
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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #61 on: November 04, 2015, 17:21 »
I can`t remember, hopefully Shane or one of the others will recall, the bottle caps were Heinekin.
Hope to see you at the next meeting, whenever that will be.
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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #62 on: November 09, 2015, 12:14 »
Hi Shane, just joined  also live in Perth looks like you blokes had a good time hopefully will attend next meeting ..
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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #63 on: November 09, 2015, 12:34 »
Another meeting ay?? Well who is keen? We will go for 28th of November if there's enough interest. Last one was good. Ideas for locations?
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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #64 on: November 09, 2015, 13:33 »
How about Lilac hill park along the river there, i have found some nice relics and pre -dec's in the past should still be some more there.. i don't know if a crowd there will bring unwanted attention.. ;)  Jasmine
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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #65 on: November 09, 2015, 13:47 »
I'm good with that location, not much detecting done last time, mostly drinking, stories, hints, tips and detector demos but we all had a great time.
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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #66 on: November 10, 2015, 15:16 »
im keen, 28th im working but can get the day off. will wait and see what everyone else has to say
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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #67 on: November 10, 2015, 21:38 »
Bugger all at lilac Hill Park I found a  florin there on go minelab bing day, but really all those machines looking for iron spearheads and no one else found a single pre decimal. 
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« Reply #68 on: November 10, 2015, 21:42 »
Last time we weren't actually detecting as I said, sarrix, digs4tresh and myself were really the only ones that had a swing after a while. But since you say that I'll try and pull something out of there at the meeting
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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #69 on: November 10, 2015, 23:39 »
Bugger all at lilac Hill Park I found a  florin there on go minelab bing day, but really all those machines looking for iron spearheads and no one else found a single pre decimal.

Well would be nice if everyone who is thinking of going to put it their suggestion for a spot. We then  have a selection  and can choose the best spot. :angel:  
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« Reply #70 on: November 12, 2015, 13:44 »
Doesn't seem to be much interest this time. Anyway sarrix, digs4tresh and myself will be at lilac hill on that date. Hopefully you can make it Matt and bring e-trac and Paul along if they are free.
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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #71 on: November 12, 2015, 19:27 »
Won't be able to make the —28/11/2015 ....
Be at work in the heat and dust....

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« Reply #72 on: November 12, 2015, 22:26 »
Doesn't seem to be much interest this time. Anyway sarrix, digs4tresh and myself will be at lilac hill on that date. Hopefully you can make it Matt and bring e-trac and Paul along if they are free.

roger, i shall liaise and get back to you. 
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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #73 on: November 13, 2015, 00:29 »
I'm in.
any date, time, place. I'm fine with
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Re: West Aussie detectorists meet up.
« Reply #74 on: November 13, 2015, 12:34 »
Be there after mid-day.
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