29 Apr. 2007
I later find that I feel scary when I go down the muddy shallow water. I wore this casual pairs of shoe when I went out for outdoor activities. They were broken down four months ago. They later were repaired and used for shallow water hunting searching. They work very well, even they once were thrown away. Keep searching your old shoes and have not been used anymore. You'll find that they might be helpful as you have never expected before.
My self-hand made scoops were made by my workers in our factory. I asked him to make them by using second-hand stainless steel plate I bought from a recycle shop near my home. They are good quality, even they are blunt. It's low cost tool. However, if you want to do it by yourself, make sure you have appropriate tools. Otherwise, you 'll spend more much money than you buy it from dealers.
I bought this cheap bag from Manila, the Philipines, last year. It costs only 500 hundred Thai baht(about $US 15). I found that it's helpful when I carried my metal detecting stuff to waterfalls. I just put things in one bag, including my detector gears. I aslo put lunch in there. It's comfortable, isn't it?
27 Apr. 2007
I try to carry as light as tools to metal detect in other far-away palces because they are heavy and difficult to travel, particulrily when you take public transportations. I pack my stuff in a small bag. and put it in an aqua bag along with scoops. The aqua contains my sleeping bag and tent. So I just carry one bag and a case of metal setector.
After came back from Wang Ta Krai Waterfall, Nakhon Nayok, Thailand. I found that things under creek beds were also intersteting, apart from beaches and canals. The water was running dry in summer. The oval-round small rocks appear and you can find treasures under the rocks. They are mostly coins and silver rings. I have not found gold rings, anyway. I was told by a security guard that some of treasure hunters came down here a couple times. They searched greedily under the water bed. Some of them destroy the water way by changing the position of the huge stones in the middle of the stream. Sad, isn't it? They just want get what they want without any cares.
I cleaned my finds but some of them are still dirty. Anyway, they are just for my memory.