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Well Done J nice and crisp and an excellent job of prepping.

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Thanks Steve [smile]
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Hello, find of a lifetime and beautifully prepped!

greetings, Bert

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Superb specimen, well found and prepped !

I´m planning to be in the Cardiff area beginning of November (unfortunately mostly work), but it seems I may have a free weekend with agreeable tides.

Pending suitable weather, my plan is to take a look at the Penarth, Lavernock and St. Mary´s Well Bay exposures (and maybe pick up the odd rock, nothing serious).
I´ve read the small leaflet (Geological Walks in Wales) posted earlier, and the plan forming in my mind is to get myself to St. Mary´s Well Bay and walk back towards Cardiff
on a falling tide.

As this is my first foray into this area, any hints, safety tips, do´s and dont´s etc ?

I´m really not going with the expectation of finding anything, but the opportunity to see these exposures on a paid trip is just too good...

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Think I need a trip to St Mary's Well Bay...
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Hi   i   am  happy  to  meet  up,  and  walk  lavernock,  i  know  the  Area  really well,  im  down   there  quite  often.

just  let me  know,  when  you  are  going
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Below is an ichthyosaur skull and paddle that i found maybe 2-3years ago. The skull was smashed to bits on the one side.. Craig Chivers reverse prepped it and as you can see there was a perfect skull on the underside.

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He documented the prep in his blog below.
http://www.naturalselectionfossils.com/blog/2017/09/22/a-welsh-ichthyosaur/


Just a FYI incase anyone is thinking of making a long trip down here to find lots of Ichthyosaurs, the site is generally very unproductive, and new stuff is very hard to find at the moment, as you can see for the lack of new finds over the past 1-2years.





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Very nice, love the smile on that.

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Truly  Awe Inspiring,  What   Stunning  Prep  Work,  to  match  the  find....!
  Superb  on  so  many  accounts  [wink]

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Back in May 2012 I found the middle section of a rare fish, unbelievably yesterday I spotted a further part of it.. Just need to find the tail now in another 5 years time to get the whole fish lol

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Awesome  Find,  and  wow,  so  many  years  apart....  Do  you  do  the  lottery  by any chance [wink]      7-0  [wink]

Keep  em  coming
Impressive  stuff
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Down  Lavernock  for  a  Walk  today,  did  find  some  nice Partial  Ammonities,  one  was  probably  a  keeper,  but  couldnt resist,  giving  them  away  to  a  family,  who  were  searching.  

Also Found  Someones  tools  left  behind,  if  they  are  yours  and  you  can  advise  me ,  what  you  lost,  happy  to  get  them  back to  you...!


Scary  stuff,  whilst  parking  car,  many  Knights  /  etc  etc  all  dressed  up  with  chainmail  etc  etc,  doing  some  re-enactment......


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Found some scattered tail verts on Saturday

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Mr Lavernock,   awesome  Find  &  wow  so  many
keep  em  coming
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Amazing finds, woah. 
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Found a couple of shells and a crisp Plesi vert there last week.
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A great looking vert there Steve
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Any recent finds guys?
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