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The Cow Magnet - Bolus Points for Garrett!
« on: May 17, 2016, 09:13:41 PM »

In 2010 I published an article on 'cow magnets', but lost it in the great crash of 2013. Judging by questions I see on detecting forums about whether cowpats initiate a signal on metal detectors, I think it's about time I resurrected that post.

http://www.johnwinter.net/jw/2016/05/the-cow-magnet-bolus-points-for-garrett/

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Re: The Cow Magnet - Bolus Points for Garrett!
« Reply #1 on: May 18, 2016, 09:21:25 PM »
Great story, well done  :laugh:
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Re: The Cow Magnet - Bolus Points for Garrett!
« Reply #2 on: May 18, 2016, 10:31:27 PM »
Thank you, Molly.

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Re: The Cow Magnet - Bolus Points for Garrett!
« Reply #3 on: May 19, 2016, 12:35:48 AM »
Brilliant! Who'd have thought it.

Well done on the Sherlock Holmes testing!

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Re: The Cow Magnet - Bolus Points for Garrett!
« Reply #4 on: May 19, 2016, 07:08:49 AM »
Aah brilliant, great read  ;D
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Re: The Cow Magnet - Bolus Points for Garrett!
« Reply #5 on: May 20, 2016, 09:22:39 PM »
...great story John and totally feasible. I once used a CTX and then pinpointer on a cow to see if it had eaten some barbed wire, as a previous animal had died and the vet found it had eaten the stuff. I detected and sure enough the sick cow started giving a positive response. Now I am not sure what the farmer did, but he said he was going to call the vet, so I may have prolonged its life for a few months!

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Re: The Cow Magnet - Bolus Points for Garrett!
« Reply #6 on: May 20, 2016, 09:45:53 PM »
Hope u washed ur hands after you located it with the pinpointer  ;D :o ;)