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Caberfeidh

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The Kid
« on: April 25, 2018, 12:56:03 PM »
So sometimes I get to take my God-daughter's wee boy (aged six) out for the day; he has adopted me as his granddad, which is nice. I recently took him to Turnberry where we tried a bit of metal detecting on the shore. He was a bit wee to lug a big heavy detector around so he was in charge of digging. We dug up a wee blackened metal box and I put it in the rubbish bag.  We went on to explore the old castle where a boy was born long ago; he grew to be the Man Who Would Be King - Robert Bruce. (note no metal detecting around the castle itself, it's an ancient monument). Later we explored Dunure Castle too. The kid was a bit miffed that we did not find treasure, but when we got home I cleaned up the wee blackened metal box and it turns out to be a silver matchbox holder. Treasure after all !

Caberfeidh

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Re: The Kid
« Reply #1 on: April 25, 2018, 01:05:38 PM »
Here's the silver from our day out at the beach. But as me old shipmate Cap'n Jack points out so well, "Not all treasure is silver and gold..."

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Re: The Kid
« Reply #2 on: April 25, 2018, 03:58:08 PM »
Nice find , and a good day out with the Wee yin for you, future detectorist  maybe 👍🏻

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Re: The Kid
« Reply #3 on: April 25, 2018, 07:52:57 PM »
A nice find, and well done on taking the wee man on " treasure hunts" as he will probably see it.  Respect to you sir.

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Re: The Kid
« Reply #4 on: April 25, 2018, 10:08:02 PM »
Good story and a great wee fined, well done.
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Re: The Kid
« Reply #5 on: April 25, 2018, 10:22:45 PM »
A Grand Day Out! Not all treasure is silver and gold... but it doesn't hurt! Well found the pair of you! :D

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Re: The Kid
« Reply #6 on: April 26, 2018, 09:47:09 AM »
Nice wee hunk of silver, there!
Puir wee lad will have the bug now!

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Re: The Kid
« Reply #7 on: June 03, 2018, 11:09:17 PM »
Great find with the match box holder. Looks like you both had a good day out.