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justin Skinner
Site Owner
Male
About Me

How long,if at all have you been detecting

more than 5 years

Where did you hear about us from

here

Have you been involoved with any other metal detecting club

yes


djc
Administrator
Male
About Me

Im David 31 and live in Charlestown. I work as a greenkeeper at St.Austell golf club where iv been for 10.5 years now.

I have been intrested and fascinated in archeology since a very young age. And once I had my first metal detector and started unearthing lost and forgot artifacts I was totally addicted.

I still get a rush everytime I get a signal and begin to dig. And the part I enjoy most is carefully cleaning and identifying what I have found.

I love finding Roman items most of all ( Thats where Rallies etc come in helpfull) , its a peiod I have alot intrest in.

I really want to find a celtic coin,arrowhead,bronze axe head.

I look forward to many hours spent wondering fields with people from the club and discovering many more items.



vic
Administrator
Male
About Me

Hi,

Joined your club last night - 14th May - certainly good to be among like minded people after detecting for so long on my own (20+ years).  I've detected over most of the country in that time by going to rallies and phoning farmers in far off places and going into b&b for a few days.   Had some great finds, many Roman silver and 2 gold but alas, not too much in Cornwall.   Hope all that will change by getting onto different land and being with guys/girls who are as passionate about the hobby as me.   I work for Cornwall Council as a finanance officer (someones got to !!) and live in the centre of st austell.



nothingyet
Administrator
Male

Keith morris
Member
Male
About Me

I have a lot of spare time having more or less retired, my prievious hobbies include small bore rifle shooting sea fishing and golf, metal detecting is something I have been interested in for a long time but the opportunity never came up.

I met some of the club members recently and found them very welcoming,looking forward to your next dig so I can learn more about becoming a detectorist.



How long,if at all have you been detecting

Only just a bought a detector

Where did you hear about us from

Online

Have you been involoved with any other metal detecting club

No


Tristan Bullen
Member
Male
49 years old
About Me
I am a 48 year old flat roofer and I have lived in Newquay most of my life. I am a keen metal detectorist as I love anything to do with history. I have been on a few digs where I have met like minded people and I find this extremely helpful and informative. Which has led me to be a part of mid cornwall history hunters. I have a Garrett AT pro and I am a member of NCMD.
How long,if at all have you been detecting

More than a year

Where did you hear about us from

Anna Tyack (FLO)

Have you been involoved with any other metal detecting club

No


Robert
Member
Male
How long,if at all have you been detecting

More than a year

Where did you hear about us from

Anna (FLO)

Have you been involoved with any other metal detecting club

No


Ron Lambeth
Member
Male
65 years old
About Me

I'm 64 years old Have been detecting since early 1980's I still haven't fulfilled my detecting bucket list,as I I haven't found a Roman Brooch or a complete hammered silver coin (yet!!)

I am very keen on local history/archaeology and enjoy the researching of sites just as much as the detecting. My old faithful Tesoro silver sabre has finally succumbed to old age and dry rot and I am struggling to fathom out my new garrett. my best find was an Ae3 roman coin from the Trier mint which was in almost uncirculated condition and came out of the Sandy soil as good as the day it was dropped.

I have felt welcome right from  my first dig with the club and am looking forward to the future with you all


How long,if at all have you been detecting

more than 5 years

Where did you hear about us from

Friend of a member

Have you been involoved with any other metal detecting club

No


Cindy
Member
Female
76 years old

Adrian
Member
Male

adrian15
Member
Male
About Me

Started detecting about 25 years ago, but only recently taken it up again and been lucky enough to purchase a CTX303 but need help!.

14years in Royal Navy, 16 years local government and now 12years in NHS. Currently working at Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust.

Have a love for historical items, recognising the value is not in £s but in the history of the item discovered.

A true West Countryman.

Fantastic to now be a member of the Club and look forward to meetings all members.



How long,if at all have you been detecting

more than 5 years

Where did you hear about us from

via Google

Have you been involoved with any other metal detecting club

No


Francis
Member
Female
About Me
As a couple we enjoy metal detecting
How long,if at all have you been detecting

more than 5 years

Where did you hear about us from

A member of the club

Have you been involoved with any other metal detecting club

Weekend wanderers, leisure promotions.


Simon Marsh
Member
Male
About Me

live in fowey. Married . Wife likes to come along for the countryside. I also do motor caravan rallies.


How long,if at all have you been detecting

Only just a bought a detector

Where did you hear about us from

On line

Have you been involoved with any other metal detecting club

Have been to a dig advertis d online by a metal detecting group


Don Reece
Member
Male
About Me

Introduced to detecting in Bedfordshire many years ago. Drifted away from it due to career pressures, family commitments and more recently as an RAF Reservist, now retired.

Now have my own business with more time on my hands and looking forward to spending much time detecting.


How long,if at all have you been detecting

more than 5 years

Where did you hear about us from

Other member

Have you been involoved with any other metal detecting club

No


Kevin Norcliffe
Member
Male
About Me

How long,if at all have you been detecting

Only just a bought a detector

Where did you hear about us from

friend

Have you been involoved with any other metal detecting club

no


JY
Member
Male
70 years old
About Me

How long,if at all have you been detecting

more than 5 years

Where did you hear about us from

Internet search

Have you been involoved with any other metal detecting club

No


Jo2802
Member
Female
About Me
I have been a beach detectorist since childhood but never very successful! I have a C Scope CS4Pi and an old fairly basic Tresoro that I bought a few years ago before I got the C Scope. I need some tuition in all areas and am very keen to learn some More effective techniques!
How long,if at all have you been detecting

more than 5 years

Where did you hear about us from

Member of club

Have you been involoved with any other metal detecting club

No


micky orchard
Member
Male
60 years old
About Me



How long,if at all have you been detecting

More than a year

Where did you hear about us from

just looked on net for local club

Have you been involoved with any other metal detecting club

no


Anna
Member
Female

Yvonne
Member
Female