Trowel Recommendations....

Lynda
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March 22nd, 2013, 6:06 pm #1

Hi there!

Last year was my first season at Vindloanda, I noticed that quite a few people brought along their own trusty trowel and was wondering if there is a special type of trowel or is it a standard type from b&q? :-\

I am back at Vindolanda for period 6 and I have also secured a couple of days digging at the Cabin Hill Farm Dig in Sefton in April so I thought I might invest in a trowel of my very own!

Sorry if this is a daft question! :-)

Lynda
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katesf
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March 22nd, 2013, 6:22 pm #2

Hi Lynda,
I use a WHS trowel and you can get them online at:
http://www.pasthorizonstools.com/Archae ... 816.htkinm

Looking forward to welcoming you back to Vindolanda,
Kate :D
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March 22nd, 2013, 6:24 pm #3

Sorry for the broken link. Just use www.pasthorizonstools.com
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Justin-T
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March 23rd, 2013, 12:59 am #4

Each to his own, but I think its worth paying the extra three quid for the soft-handled WHS. More comfortable on the wrist after a long day in the trench.
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Lynda
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March 23rd, 2013, 1:09 pm #5

Top tips :) thanks!

I can feel my credit card twitching ;)

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Sue Munro
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March 24th, 2013, 7:17 pm #6

Lynda wrote: I have also secured a couple of days digging at the Cabin Hill Farm Dig in Sefton in April



Lynda
I'll see you at Cabin Hill if you're there 27th and 29th!

My trowel wa a gift from my daughter who got it off Amazon a few years back.
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Lynda
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March 24th, 2013, 10:56 pm #7

Bummocks! I'm there 28th & 30th :-/ I have asked for two consecutive days if there are any cancellations so our paths may cross yet!

I will check out Amazon in the meantime! :)
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Sue Munro
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March 27th, 2013, 9:31 pm #8

You can get anything on Amazon these days!
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Justin-T
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March 27th, 2013, 9:57 pm #9

The website katesf mentioned above will get you the trowel, but if you really want to get it from Amazon, you can
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Sue Munro
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March 29th, 2013, 12:07 pm #10

Just a cheeky request regarding Amazon. If you go to the site via the website for the orchestra I am a member of (Crosby Symphony Orchestra www.crosbysymphony.org.uk) and click on the Amazon link we get a payment for every order made. We're a registered charity and raise some cash for Vindolanda over the past few years selling tickets for our charity concert in July - details to follow!

Thanks.

Sue
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