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    Split-Site West - Scouting Missions...

    I've just named this Site based on a modern ditch that cuts this Roman Site into 2 pieces; 1 roughly 30% & the other 70%. The 70% was on another landowners field, so Land-Mag did his magic & got us permission. We still have a small area to finish on Split-Site East but that can wait.
    The conditions are far from perfect; with Oil-Seed Rape stalks & volunteers growing up thick in places. However, this makes it easier to walk on with my boots actually coming off cleaner than they started.
    The last 2 outings were about assessing the size & shape of the Site, so that it can inform our grid pattern tomorrow.
    Cru'dad did a solo Friday hunt for 2 & a bit hours getting;
    11 Scrappies
    Roman Steelyard Weight
    Roman Ring Bezel
    Roman Leather Mount

    I did 2.5 hours with Land-Mag today & I wanted to check past the outer edges that Cru'dad had defined. I got;
    6 scrappies
    1931 Sixpence

    Land-Mag (2 hours) Not pictured here:
    7 Roman Coins
    Roman Oval Plate Brooch
    Iron Age (Celtic) Brooch

    Tomorrow the real work begins
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    Last edited by CRUSADER; Dec 02, 2019 at 03:45 AM.
    TOO BUSY TO DETECT,YOU'RE TOO BUSY!!!

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    Good luck to you for tomorrow and congrats to all for doing well on their hunts! Land Mag did well too, time for him to post some finds!
    landmagnet and CRUSADER like this.

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    good luck!! Nice

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    Great as allways CRU museum pieces for sure Thanks for the great post
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    Looks like a solid scouting mission to me. Way to go CRU!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Westfront View Post
    Good luck to you for tomorrow and congrats to all for doing well on their hunts! Land Mag did well too, time for him to post some finds!
    Yeap, he had a Hadrian Sestertius (our oldest Roman from the Site) & the Iron Age Brooch is a good sign on top of my Bronze Unit from Split-Site East.
    TOO BUSY TO DETECT,YOU'RE TOO BUSY!!!

    'Time isn't money it's finds, unless your finds are money' 08/12/17
    'No good comes from thinking about how much time we waste detecting, as wasted time is good soul time' 25/06/08
    A real man thinks about detecting every 6 seconds.
    'They look over their shoulder, I look to the ground' 30/09/12
    We can not understand ourselves unless we understand our HISTORY.
    I open my prezzies out of lumps of mud. 02/10/19
    PMA:Positive MetalDetecting Attitude.
    ONE LIFE - DETECT IT

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    Nicely done, congrats!

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    Very nice!



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