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Minelab Parts changes

A customer Mark S has just contacted us in respect to the public page Minelab has created for parts and asked what's going on.http://parts.minelab.com/As many of you know we say things as we see them.Our understanding is that some limited parts will be available to the public at some time in the future, ordering online from Malaysia, key parts and service will at present remain [...]

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Minelab service leading the way in the UK and Europe

Credit where credit is due, we are not the only Minelab service center in the UK, unlike others, we Lunatek do however service all of the machines and offer prompt not (rompt) as marketed elsewhere repair and hold a full stock of machine parts. We also have a dedicated booking and tracking system, SMS and email use business grade email systems and unlike other secure our websit [...]

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Renaissance Waxes

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They said Diversify

Someone recently said we needed to diversify, they had not taken the time to look at everything we do and had already been doing both for our own promotion and the markets we trade , frankly the comment was a little foolish and we continue to represent those who work with us supporting our clients and providing an excellent first class service,. its always better [...]

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Where the world comes to send their parcels

Please use the following link to compare and send your parcel worldwideYour support is appreciated​ - Please click on the banner below for a free quote Price and compare parcel delivery worldwide Click to Tweet [...]

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Minelab Gold Monster 1000

The GOLD MONSTER 1000 features fully automatic operation and comes with a choice of coils, battery options and shaft configurations. If you're looking for super sensitive gold performance at a great price, then this is the detector you've been waiting for!Find out more here:http://www.minelab.com/anz/metal-dete...Watch more GOLD MONSTER 1000 videos here:https://www.youtube.com/ [...]

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Minelab Gold Monster 1000 Arabic

تقديم كاشف ماينلاب الجديد وحش الذهب 1000!تمتاز وحش الذهب 1000 انها تعمل بشكل اوتماتيكي بلكامل وتاتي مع خيارات من الاطباق, والبطاريات وعصى حمل قابلة للتعديل او الاستبدال. اذا كنت تبحث عن اداة عالية الحساسية في الكش [...]

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Detectival UK Rally 2017

Bringing the world of Metal Detecting TogetherSeptember 15 - 17th 2017 Detectival UK 2017 is set to be one of the best detecting events of the season, if your looking to meet manufacturers and dealers and even Alex from Lunatek, its set to be an event not to be missed. Expanding on the success of previous years ​Detectival is fast becoming the United Kingdoms premie [...]

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Lunatek® back in the USA

Minelab repair and service support Rocket live feed launch [...]

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Minelab Forum

Take a trip to the dedicated MInelab forum https://www.minelabforum.comConnect with Experts professionals and friends, share your passion for Minelab.-Share your finds-Submit Youtube metal detecting videos-Create your own Articlesand lots more…Keep track of all events near you and see what events your friends are attending.Extremely secure, you are always the one who decides [...]

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Excalibur II at the beach

Some pictures of Maurice Button and his new Excalibur II - Friend and customer - First outing the second week of Jan 2017"We are in need of a serious temperature rise first to get IN the water . Numb nuts comes to mind lol" Maurice​ [...]

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Brexit service as usual

And the confused state of the UK metal detecting market 2016 review15 January 2017As the week ahead approaches our Judges, Politicians and civil servants run around like headless chickens.Whatever your view we certainly deserve better from those we elect, the lies on both sides leading to the referendum ended up with many people voting on issues that were not clearly explained [...]

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Minelab Facebook support groups

Please note membership numbers are not accurate the images were posted upon group creation and this data does not update on dynamically on this website [...]

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Lunatek Christmas photo shoot

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Minelab Fix my metal detector

Minelab Fix my metal detector We repair and service all models of Minelab machines, Free estimate and Diagnosis if you proceed with a repair - Warranty Europe and UK - Out of warranty worldwideMinelab fix my metal detector ​Tracked and audited service your updated at regular intervals - Manufacturer trained - Official Authorised Service centre - CTX 3030 - Excalibur 8 [...]

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Minelab XChange 2 on an Apple Mac

Minelab XChange 2 on an Apple MacThere are several other ways you could resolve this with a little patience and research, this used to be one of our areas of service and expertise provision and hold Apple OSX and Windows certification /qualifications but time moves on.So here is a brief overview:Some may say this is a long winded approach to installing a piece of software only [...]

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4,000-year-old Bronze Age axe heads found in Argyll

MINELAB STRIKE AGAIN PIC The Scotsman Contributed Three Bronze Age axe heads thought to be around 4,000-year-old have been found in Argyll by one of Scotland’s most successful metal detectorists.To read the full article click here Other stories Viking treasure found in Scotland  [...]

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The Treasure Quest: Snake Island The Search For Incan Gold

New to Discovery, TREASURE QUEST: SNAKE ISLAND follows an elite team of treasure hunters as they attempt to uncover great riches worth hundreds of millions of pounds. Their evidence leads them to one place that few dare to venture to – Queimada Grande, known to locals as Snake Island. The legend of the treasure has been around for years and ever since, people have spilled [...]

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Minelab Protects Consumers by Combating Counterfeit Products

US$9 million worth of counterfeit destroyed in DubaiRead the full article here http://www.me-newswire.net/news/18864/en [...]

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GPS Mapping with the Minelab CTX and GPZ Detectors (Part One)

Read the full article by Steve Herschbach here PART 1​https://goo.gl/WUl8OlPART 2https://goo.gl/JbwQ8h​ [...]

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Southern Detectorists Blandford Dig October 2016

We thoroughly enjoyed attending the Blandford Dorset dig arranged by Southern Detectorists, some new friends several sandwiches eaten mainly by me, Russ and some nice finds made by the group, to take a look join the Facebook group.  For more information use the following links https://www.facebook.com/groups/1579714215630261/http://southern-detectorists.co.uk/​ [...]

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Minelab Ctx 3030 Programs,Firmware and Software

CTX3030 Upgrade instructions XChange 2 Download Selection of Programs that i use regularly, please click the red button to download all Programs: Roman Hoards (Alex) Most used Programs Click To Download Whats Included:  UK Beach program : Mal Beach Program: UK Beach program,Search in Pattern 2 Switch to Pattern 1 to check targe [...]

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Metal detectorist finds Britain’s biggest ever haul of Viking treasure – with hundreds of artefacts including an ancient silver cross

The find  of a lifetime click here to read the whole story http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2790197/metal-detectorist-finds-britain-s-biggest-haul-viking-treasure-hundreds-artefacts-including-ancient-silver-cross.html [...]

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Detectorists TV Series

Comedy series about two friends who go in search of their hearts’ desire with a couple of metal detectors.What’s the difference between a metal detector and a metal detectorist? Don’t worry if you don’t know the answer – you might be laughed out of your local metal detecting club but it certainly won’t stop you enjoying this warm sitcom.While valuable coins and [...]

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Free Minelab Metal Detector Diagnostic and Estimate of Repair

Free diagnostics of your fault and a no obligation estimate of repair Your Diagnostics are FREE when you proceed with a repair.Look out for our Minelab service vehicle at a dig near you Lunatek your Authorised Minelab service centre for the UK and Europe  All models covered - Ask for more informationIf your machines under warranty you are [...]

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Metal Detector Ears Coil Repair

Metal Detector Ears Coil RepairCustom repairs for your coilYes we can repair, have you coil ears broken on your coil, "we can rebuild them" why not ask for a quote.Prices start from £62,00 Inn UK VAT ​& return postage, subject to condition and survey.​https://www.lunatek.co.uk/metal-detector-mods/If you would like more info about Metal Detector Ears Coil Repair Pl [...]

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One of Malmesbury’s most significant historical finds gets funding to go on public display

One of Malmesbury’s most significant historical finds gets funding to go on public displayTHANKS to a sizeable lottery grant, a project to bring one of the most significant historic finds ever discovered in Malmesbury to the public, can finally get under way.http://www.wiltsglosstandard.co.uk/news/14714884.One_of_Malmesbury_s_most_significant_historical_finds_gets_funding_to_ [...]

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History Forged In Fire

Check out this Official Teaser for Forged in Fire: Season 2 premiering Tuesday, February 16th 10/9c #ForgedInFireFind out more about the show and watch the full first season on our site:http://www.history.com/shows/forged-i...Check out exclusive HISTORY content:Website - http://www.history.comGoogle - https://plus.google.com/+HISTORY/postsFacebook - https://www.facebook.com/His [...]

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Treasure Quest: Snake Island – Discovery

Treasure Quest: Snake Island – DiscoveryTreasure hunting in itself is nearly impossible. Now, just add thousands of golden lancehead vipers, modern-day pirates, and more to this quest to find hundreds of millions of dollars of lost Incan gold. ​ Discovery Channel follows an elite team of treasure hunters as they attempt to uncover riches worth an estimated hundreds of m [...]

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HISTORY The Curse of Oak Island

HISTORY The Curse of Oak IslandThe Lagina brothers became fascinated with the island after reading the January 1965 issue of Reader's Digest magazine that features an article on the Restall family's work to investigate the so-called "Money Pit". Marty and his brother Rick obtained a controlling interest in Oak Island Tours, which reportedly owns most of the island. The brothers [...]

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Discover gold panning with PRO-GOLD

Everything you need to get started!Discover gold the easy way with the Minelab PRO-GOLD range of high quality pans and accessories. This premium panning kit has everything you need to get started and you’ll become an expert in no time. Prospecting for gold has never been so much fun!The PRO-GOLD kit features two premium quality pans and a versatile classifier. They’re const [...]

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Metal detector treasure hunting: what happens if you find something

What is the definition of ‘treasure’?The Portable Antiquities Scheme (PAS) summarises the definition of treasure as set out in the Treasure Act 1996 as:any metallic object, other than a coin, provided that at least 10 per cent by weight of the metal is precious metal (that is, gold or silver) and that it is at least 300 years old when found. If the object is of prehistoric [...]

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Minelab Excalibur Modifications

Excalibur - II swappable coils More info click the box below https://www.lunatek.co.uk/metal-detector-mods/? [...]

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Massive 145-Ounce (132-troy ounce) Gold Nugget found with GPZ 7000

Massive 145-Ounce (132-troy ounce) Gold Nugget found with GPZ 7000 Victoria, Australia The ‘Friday’s Joy’ gold nugget is expected to bring more than $250,000 AUD. It was discovered in a worked-over area at the far southern edge of Central Victoria’s Golden Triangle on a recent Friday morning by a seasoned prospector wishing to remain anonymous. After discovering [...]

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Kellyco Metal Detectors Announces Giveaway to Local Boy Scout Troop

Well this is worth a post, we know the guys and girls at Kellyco in the states and thought this was a nice story in support of a boy scout troop. and well worth a share. Well done kellyco @kellycodetectorwww.prweb.com/releases/2016/08/prweb13622263.htmKellyco Metal Detectors, an online and in-store retailer of metal detectors and metal detecting accessories, is pleased to annou [...]

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Detectorist the diggers club

We are pleased to recommend this new online club, expertly run with great forum technology, something new and different. Sign up today. http://metaldetectorist.pro/   [...]

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Treasure Talk

Metal detecting technology This is the First Video of a step-by-step blog and video tour of Brandon Neice's recent book “The Metal Detecting Bible: Helpful Tips, Expert Tricks and Insider Secrets for Finding Hidden Treasures”. The first thing Brandon covers are the basic principles of how a modern coin, relic and treasure hunting metal detector actually works and some [...]

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Southwest Detectorists

New facebook website for Southwest news, views and events https://business.facebook.com/southwestdetectorists   [...]

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Metal detecting clubs – info and digs

https://www.lunatek.co.uk/metal-detecting-clubs/ [...]

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Saving Lives MInelab

Countermine DetectorsMinelab has developed its unique and patented metal detector technology for application in humanitarian demining, UXO clearance and countermine operations.Our design philosophy emphasises consistent detection capability in all soil conditions, simplicity of use and operator safety. From the versatile F3 to the sophisitcated STMR Array - Minelab has the righ [...]

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Detecting Pal

Detecting Pal new stock just arrived https://www.lunatek.co.uk/product/detecting-pal/ [...]

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Hoard of 8,000 Roman coins unveiled with CTX 3030

Hoard of 8,000 Roman coins unveiled with CTX 3030 Altrincham, UK ronald Lees and Rick Parker discovered a hoard of almost 8,000 Roman bronze coins from the third century using their CTX 3030 metal detectors. (Image Credit: http://www.messengernewspapers.co.uk/) The duo found the coins in a Cheshire field in January 2015. But it wasn't until last week, that the coin hoard [...]

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Finding Gold in the Adelaide Hills

Finding Gold in the Adelaide Hills Adelaide, South Australia GPZ-19-Finds-Snapshots.png We are pleased to notify you of a 4 minute segment on the Adelaide Hills Gold Rush that was broadcasted on Tuesday, 26 July 2016 on Today Tonight Adelaide. Filmed in the Adelaide Hills, the segment features Peter Charlesworth, General Manager of Minelab, talking about Minelab’s techn [...]

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Excalibur II coil mod

Excalibur II coil mod Coming very soon, August 2016. High quality integrated coil exchange mod https://www.lunatek.co.uk/metal-detector-mods/?tve=true [...]

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Treasure Talk – Meteorite Hunters

Check out the preview video of the series "Meteorite Hunters: Just Give us Some Space!" which will be available for viewing on YouTube from September 2016. The series documents Brandon Neice's experience learning to hunt meteorites with world renowned meteorite hunter Geoffrey Notkin [...]

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Dirt Fishin’ at Minelab

​Early in December 2015, Minelab relocated to a new shared facility at Mawson Lakes with our parent company Codan. As part of this move we designed and constructed a series of test lanes specifically to measure the performance of new metal detectors under various ground conditions to supplement existing laboratory and field testing.We have four test lanes that measure 10m × [...]

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In the ground is where detecting really counts!

In the ground is where detecting really counts! Early in December 2015, Minelab relocated to a new shared facility at Mawson Lakes with our parent company Codan. As part of this move we designed and constructed a series of test lanes specifically to measure the performance of new metal detectors under various ground conditions to supplement existing laboratory and field test [...]

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Minelab Repair

Minelab Repair And Service We Can Repair All Minelab Metal Detectors  Lunatek Is an Authorised Manufacturer trained European Warranty Service and repair Centre  for Minelab throughout Europe. Lunatek Reviews:__CONFIG_tvo_shortcode__{"template":"slider/set10-template-slider","tags":,"name":"Home ","show_title":"1","show_role":"1","show_site":"0","type":"display [...]

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500 year-old shipwreck loaded with gold found in Namibian desert

500 year-old shipwreck loaded with gold found in Namibian desertDiamond miners recently discovered a ship that went down 500 years ago after draining a man-made lagoon on Namibia’s coast. While shipwrecks are often found along Africa’s Skeleton Coast, this one just so happened to be loaded with $13,000,000 worth of gold coins.It also answers a centuries–old mystery and is [...]

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GO-FIND Series wins Good Design Australia Award

GO-FIND Series wins Good Design Australia Award Minelab is pleased to announce that our GO-FIND Series of treasure detectors has won a Good Design Award® for 2016. There were 34 entrants in the “Sport and Lifestyle” category and GO-FIND impressed the judges with its innovation and aesthetics. The winner was announced on Friday 27th May at the Good Design Awards ceremony [...]

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Minelab Fix my metal detector

Minelab Fix my metal detector We repair and service all models of Minelab machines, Free estimate and Diagnosis if you proceed with a repair - Warranty Europe and UK - Out of warranty worldwideMinelab fix my metal detector ​Tracked and audited service your updated at regular intervals - Manufacturer trained - Official Authorised Service centre - CTX 3030 - Excalibur 8 [...]

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Massive 145-Ounce (132-troy ounce) Gold Nugget found with GPZ 7000

Massive 145-Ounce (132-troy ounce) Gold Nugget found with GPZ 7000 Victoria, Australia The ‘Friday’s Joy’ gold nugget is expected to bring more than $250,000 AUD. It was discovered in a worked-over area at the far southern edge of Central Victoria’s Golden Triangle on a recent Friday morning by a seasoned prospector wishing to remain anonymous. After discovering [...]

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Free Minelab Metal Detector Diagnostic and Estimate of Repair

Free diagnostics of your fault and a no obligation estimate of repair Your Diagnostics are FREE when you proceed with a repair.Look out for our Minelab service vehicle at a dig near you Lunatek your Authorised Minelab service centre for the UK and Europe  All models covered - Ask for more informationIf your machines under warranty you are [...]

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Minelab Ctx 3030 Programs,Firmware and Software

CTX3030 Upgrade instructions XChange 2 Download Selection of Programs that i use regularly, please click the red button to download all Programs: Roman Hoards (Alex) Most used Programs Click To Download Whats Included:  UK Beach program : Mal Beach Program: UK Beach program,Search in Pattern 2 Switch to Pattern 1 to check targe [...]

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