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Forum: Metal Detector Accessories 04-15-2011, 10:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 895
Posted By MentalUnrest
All above posts are great and I would add that...

All above posts are great and I would add that you should get yourself a Garrett PP. It can detect targets nearly 2-3" deep. I typically detect in ballparks where targets are not that deep, so once...
Forum: Stories and Pictures of Finds 04-03-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 865
Posted By MentalUnrest
Try discriminating all but coins if you get...

Try discriminating all but coins if you get frustrated. I realize you leave yourself open to passing up a nice gold ring, but having some time to only dig coins and not all that garbage can be a...
Forum: How to Use Your Metal Detector 04-02-2011, 10:58 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,101
Posted By MentalUnrest
I agree with gsmith. We all hope for silver, but...

I agree with gsmith. We all hope for silver, but the reality is most people who detect never find silver. I am very happy with the clad and I cash it in and go to the coin shop and buy the silver...
Forum: Stories and Pictures of Finds 04-02-2011, 10:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 568
Posted By MentalUnrest
MD Season Starts Out With a Bang

Weather was finally in the 60s today and I went on my 1st outing this year. Found a small town and went to their school where I found the only football field that was not locked up. All towns...
Forum: CRHing 02-14-2011, 10:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,053
Posted By MentalUnrest
Mistyped - I didn't mean to imply you made this,...

Mistyped - I didn't mean to imply you made this, but was trying to say these are made by people like you OR I. Basically John Q makes these by dipping them and are not struck by any mints.
Forum: CRHing 02-14-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,053
Posted By MentalUnrest
I come across these in halves quite a bit. They...

I come across these in halves quite a bit. They are done by people like you and were never been made by any mints. They have no premium and are worth whatever the coin is. They look neat but are...
Forum: What's the Value? 02-14-2011, 10:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 601
Posted By MentalUnrest
Add www.coinflation.com to your bookmarks. You...

Add www.coinflation.com to your bookmarks. You will never wonder about things like this again. Best site for values.
Forum: What's the Value? 02-14-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 645
Posted By MentalUnrest
I usually post on T-Net and do my MD here but ran...

I usually post on T-Net and do my MD here but ran across this and would seem it totally depends on your area. I was doing 16 boxes each week for the past few months and would have average results of...
Forum: CRHing 01-23-2011, 10:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,473
Posted By MentalUnrest
It's all about quantity. I put 1k in it every...

It's all about quantity. I put 1k in it every week but I make multiple drops and pick ups during the week, so I actually am looking through between 8k-10k each week. Not uncommon to go several...
Forum: What's the Value? 12-05-2010, 01:08 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 846
Posted By MentalUnrest
Amazing that you got that off eBay. Nothing...

Amazing that you got that off eBay. Nothing against eBay - I sell on there all the time (not coins) but it is my experience as a buyer of some wheat lots that it has been completely picked clean of...
Forum: What's the Value? 11-25-2010, 07:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 846
Posted By MentalUnrest
That is a great find! Did you, every now and...

That is a great find! Did you, every now and then, double and triple check for that S on the front? :?:
Forum: CRHing 11-24-2010, 09:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,284
Posted By MentalUnrest
The only nickels with silver are 1942-1945. Very...

The only nickels with silver are 1942-1945. Very easy to go through but yes, there is no way to identify unless you are looking at dates that I know of.
Forum: What's the Value? 11-21-2010, 09:30 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 584
Posted By MentalUnrest
Since I started MD and CRH in August, I am now...

Since I started MD and CRH in August, I am now excited when I get lots of loose change back at the store. I find I no longer pull out odd cents to make the exact total so I can get back coins!
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Forum: What's the Value? 11-21-2010, 09:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,556
Posted By MentalUnrest
In looking at the feedback for this seller, I am...

In looking at the feedback for this seller, I am amazed the people who have bought these left positive feedback before, seemingly, using them.

Just by that LOOONG description of product as well...
Forum: CRHing 11-21-2010, 08:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 430
Posted By MentalUnrest
First CRH Silver X 2

I have been CRH pennies for about a month and decided to try dimes as it seemed I keep seeing posts about many silver finds. Bank had 20 rolls and I found 1 1962 and a 1920 Merc. I am very excited...
Forum: Stories and Pictures of Finds 11-20-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By MentalUnrest
Finally found gold!!

Weather is 40s today but not too bad so went out to camp area near river. In less than 5 minutes I got a pull tab reading at about 4" and pulled out a mens 14k band. It is a big one and I am very...
Forum: Help To ID My Finds 11-20-2010, 12:37 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,731
Posted By MentalUnrest
Gold Ring with F mark??

I think I found my first gold ring today but it has something after the 14k and I am unsure what it is. I found a 18k ring in summer, but it had letters after it which I found out meant it was...
Forum: What's the Value? 11-19-2010, 07:21 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,287
Posted By MentalUnrest
I picked up 2 Ouija boards from a garage sale. ...

I picked up 2 Ouija boards from a garage sale. Person I bought them from used to work for Parker Brothers and said he got many games for free and these 2 were in mint condition from the mid 60s. ...
Forum: General Hobby Discussion 11-16-2010, 07:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 704
Posted By MentalUnrest
Winter approaching - What's your limit?

With weather getting colder, I was curious to what is members limit to when they will still go out. I have been out twice in past week with weather in lower 40s and a nice brisk wind. I dressed for...
Forum: General Hobby Discussion 11-16-2010, 07:11 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,051
Posted By MentalUnrest
I also 2nd the other post about getting some...

I also 2nd the other post about getting some other things when thinking it is a zincoln. I have dug many neat things that my detector read as a zinc.
Forum: General Hobby Discussion 11-16-2010, 07:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,051
Posted By MentalUnrest
I would dig it all. It may be a penny, but after...

I would dig it all. It may be a penny, but after 100s of them, they start to add up. I keep all my coins in glass gallon glass jars and my penny jar has well over $15.00 in it. That is after only...
Forum: General Hobby Discussion 11-16-2010, 06:02 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 4,496
Posted By MentalUnrest
There is a really good movie that has Michael...

There is a really good movie that has Michael Douglas in it called "King of California" where he breaks out a detector and does some night hunting. Here is the link to movie at youtube. It is in 9...
Forum: CRHing 11-14-2010, 08:55 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 301
Posted By MentalUnrest
CRH Pennies - What 59-81 To Pull?

I have been pulling all the coppers and wheat's out when CRH, but wondered if there are any others I should be looking for. I always check the 72's for the double die as well as the 55's. I know...
Forum: General Hobby Discussion 11-10-2010, 07:27 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 749
Posted By MentalUnrest
I got one of the adapter plugs that allows you to...

I got one of the adapter plugs that allows you to plug a normal headphone jack into it. I use my Ipod head phones and it works great. I refuse to where one of the big "earmuff" over the head style.
Forum: General Hobby Discussion 11-07-2010, 10:32 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,181
Posted By MentalUnrest
Anyone have luck at volleyball courts?

I really thought volleyball courts would be full of great things, especially up near the net with people jumping up to spike and block the ball - also on the sidelines where people empty their...
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