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Going Detecting on the Beach?

Check the tides through this link.

New club called the 'Kingdom
of Mercia Metal Detecting Club' (KMMDC). Based in
Birmingham, will be organising rallies in the West Midlands,
Staffordshire, Worcestershire, Shropshire, and possibly
Derbyshire and Warwickshire.


UK Detecting Rallies

Based both in Bedfordshire and Lincolnshire we are lucky to be central to a host of historical sites spreading across the UK.

Gary's UK metal detecting site

Do you want info about the machines?

Field tests

Take a visit to Gary's Site

Another forum which may be of interest:

Weekend Wanderers

This is the answer for those of you who haven't managed to find search locations for yourselves. The members of this club attend arranged digs for a fee. Check out the web site for details.


1 Grange Cottages,
ST19 5NH

Tel:01785 714373

Authorised repair agent for: Laser/Tesoro (Sole authorised UK agent), Garrett, Fisher, & Bounty Hunter Metal Detectors.

Need to check that your Laser/Tesoro is a legitimate UK import and therefore covered for warranty repair by the only UK agent authorised?
Visit Pentechnics website where you will find an online contact form to do this.

Minelab Warranty Repair 

Minelab Service & Repair

Freephone:0800 056 42 46

Any machine requiring the attention of the service centre will require pre-booking to avoid delays.

Independent Service Centre for non-warranty repair of Minelab Machines

0208 241 4789

Minelab Owners Forum

Detecting forum for owners of Minelab machines. Full of useful info for Minelab detectors users as well as for those thinking of purchasing a Minelab Model.

The National Council for Metal Detecting

The body which represents responsible detectorists in consultations with National & Local Government.

Click on the link below
to take you to the Portable Antiquities Site

Portable Antiquities Scheme

The voluntary recording scheme for recording finds by memebers of the general public.

Sussex is our local scheme at Detecnicks home base and we are developing a page especially for this area.

Click on the link below for the Sussex FLO information

Sussex Finds Liaison

The forum site with interest subjects, general info and general chat!

Researching your sites?

Try this link for access to old maps.

Want to know what was happening to your site in the Past?, mainly with reference to the Victorian era.

Try this link recommended by a customer.

Gary's Detecting Site

Do you want to See finds?

Take a visit to Gary's Site

Metal Detector Information

Got a question about a detector? Comprehensive site giving a plethora of info.  

The online scribblings of a Metal Detectorist



Here you will find a large range of Metal Detectors from a range of manufacturers covering the requirements of the beginner to an experienced Detectorist.



Here you will find all the other accessories which we stock in addition to Coils & Covers, Books & Clothing.



We stock a large selection of used metal detectors from all of the major manufacturers. Detecnicks buy used detectors & part-exchange is always welcome.



We currently stock promotional clothing, including our own Detectorist T-shirts .



Coils & Covers for all the manufacturer machines which we stock as well as some after market coils supplied for those machines and manufacturer models not stocked by ourselves.



A large selection of headphones and headphone accessories designed for all kind of metal detecting.

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