Find's Treasure Forums

Welcome to Find's Treasure Forums, Guests!

You are viewing this forums as a guest which limits you to read only status.

Only registered members may post stories, questions, classifieds, reply to other posts, contact other members using built in messaging and use many other features found on these forums.

Why not register and join us today? It's free! (We don't share your email addresses with anyone.) We keep email addresses of our users to protect them and others from bad people posting things they shouldn't.

Click here to register!



Need Support Help?

Cannot log in?, click here to have new password emailed to you

Changed email? Forgot to update your account with new email address? Need assistance with something else?, click here to go to Find's Support Form and fill out the form.

lifesaver detector

coenwolf

New member
about 37-38 years ago my youngest daughter was around 18 months old ,and one of the older kids was messing around in the living room when a metal button popped off her dungarees (they were all the rage in the u.k back then) the youngest girl promptly grabbed it off the floor thinking it was a sweet and swallowed it ,in a panic as most parents would be we went to the local doctors who told us that thousands of kids do this every year and she would soon pass it through in her motions and not to worry .
A few hours later out of curiosity i ran my newly acquired state of the art field master metal detector over her and located the button in her throat area ,a couple of hours after that i did it again and it was still in the same place ,we then decided to take her to the A&E dept at the local hospital ,after a quick explanation followed by a x-ray she had a emergency operation to remove the button which had lodged in her voice box area and she was breathing through the four holes in the button .yep that old detector saved her life that day probably why i still love this hobby
 

coast40

New member
:)
 
Top