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I have very fond memories of my first forays into metal detecting: my late father had bought a cheap detector from Maplin in order to investigate the local beach – we didn’t find much but had a fantastic time.
Ross Watson

It has only been in the last two years that I have really developed an interest in the hobby and fully entered into the detector-wielding community.

My very first permission was on a farm in Stirling and consequently it would turn out to be my most interesting one. I decided to return to a field that I hadn’t searched for about a year – previously I had searched it with my old Garret Ace 150, but I had since upgraded and was really keen to try out my new Ace 400i there. My last visit had involved finding several corroded copper coins, musket balls and plenty of bag seals. However, I noted that the field was freshly ploughed and so I hoped some better finds might have been brought to the surface.

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