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Old 05-11-2012, 03:39 PM
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Unhappy New Jersey State Parks - No Love for Detectorists

I live close to the PA - NJ border, and I often pass through Bull's Island state park in NJ while cycling. Today I stopped at the park office to ask about their policy on metal detecting (I was in my biking clothes - didn't have gear with me).

The park ranger at the desk had ZERO sense of humor about the subject, and told me that detecting was forbidden in NJ state parks, and I would be prosecuted if I tried it.

Yikes! I'm glad I live in PA!
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Old 05-11-2012, 04:14 PM
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It should say at the state border:

"Welcome to The Socialist Republic of New Jersey"

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Old 05-11-2012, 04:29 PM
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Ya know why? They haven't come up with a lengthy, expensive application fee and Metal Detector ID card that needs to be renewed every year.

When you have to shoot; shoot, don't talk. - Tuco, The Good, The Bad and the Ugly

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