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Old 06-18-2017, 08:37 AM
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Default Wet drizzly hunt..

I snuck out of the house yesterday while the wife was shopping.. it was our 11th wedding anniversary something I never expected to reach

Ground was nice and soft from the heavy rain the previous day...

I was hunting very slowly with my MXT and the SEF 8x6 coil in the heavy iron and nails of a property I have permission to detect... came up with a few nice coins...

Also last picture is from my last 3 hunts at different permissions I have.


Sorry for the picture quality.. wife broke my good camera and replaced with a garbage camera... One of these days when I have more time I will replace the POS one she bought for me..
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Old 06-18-2017, 08:41 AM
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Nice finds. How deep are you finding coins with the mxt

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Old 06-18-2017, 08:55 AM
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WOW! That Half Dime is a real looker! Nice hunting there! Congratulations on your 11th anniversary too!

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Old 06-18-2017, 09:25 AM
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Originally Posted by Semtav View post
Nice finds. How deep are you finding coins with the mxt

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I have found plenty of deep silver.. this hunt it wasn't too deep about 6 inches on average.. what makes it sweet is knowing others have hit this same spot with their high end machines and missed these silvers..

I only hunt in relic mode, 2 tone, +3 on the Gain... anything above iron I dig..




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WOW! That Half Dime is a real looker! Nice hunting there! Congratulations on your 11th anniversary too!
Thanks Mud.. you know I never expected to get married... I was very happy being single... I don't know what I was thinking

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Old silver Craig, i know your just kidding about the camera, as you bring home the bread, i was looking at a new camera, Costco has a 16 meg, Fuji waterproof camera , for 150.00 bucks - has anyone used one on here ?, mine is a 12 meg, wondered if going to a 16 and waterproof would be worth wild ? , anyway nice find's , happy hunting Earl

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Old 06-18-2017, 11:16 AM
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Originally Posted by Surf Master View post
Old silver Craig, i know your just kidding about the camera, as you bring home the bread, i was looking at a new camera, Costco has a 16 meg, Fuji waterproof camera , for 150.00 bucks - has anyone used one on here ?, mine is a 12 meg, wondered if going to a 16 and waterproof would be worth wild ? , anyway nice find's , happy hunting Earl

Thanks Earl... I had a Fuji that she got wet... put it in a back with a open bottle of soda

I have been swamped with things all spring now... renovating my moms house besides trying to get my work done with all this rain we are getting... last year we were dry as a bone this year everything is super wet.. I haven't picked up my water machine in almost 2 months now... I am also helping out a friend with her father who is 90 and had heart surgery... she can't get him in our out of bed so its my weekend job... home health aids don't wan to work on weekends

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What is the item to the right of the lock Craig?
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About the same here, next week they finally start putting my beach house back together, the heating & air people will finish up next week, they said the flex was still- filled with water , even after it happened mid Feb. , my house is cluttered here, hard to work, by Sept 1st, it should be done, another missed season at the beach, o well, i enjoy the off season anyway, dogs allowed on the beach, just got back, Shogun kept on wanting to do a U turn from the pet park towards the beach after business, as since mid Feb . , he went swimming in the ocean 3 or 4 times a trip, enjoy life bro, Earl

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Nice old coins, congrats! But I have my eye on that cow figure, if that's what it is... now that's a neat find

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Congrats Craig on the Half Dime, first year Merc, Indians, V, Buffalo and the rest of the coins and relics...looks like some coppers/Large Cents too...excellent digs!

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Nice job man! Congrats on the oldies!

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Default Sweet half dime

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Nice collection of good old stuff.
When you get a chance can we see some close-ups of the dime please?

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Congrats on some great finds, the half dime looks to be in great shape!

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That is a great CT hunt! We have the stuff here you just have to find it. GREAT JOB!!

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What is the item to the right of the lock Craig?

It looks like some kind of buckle on the front under what looks like a captain of a ship is a WW1 destroyer or battleship... its copper or brass.. I would like to clean it up but I am afraid to lose the patina..

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Nice old coins, congrats! But I have my eye on that cow figure, if that's what it is... now that's a neat find
I thought it was a cow until I cleaned it a little... its chubby lamb and is marked England.

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Congrats Craig on the Half Dime, first year Merc, Indians, V, Buffalo and the rest of the coins and relics...looks like some coppers/Large Cents too...excellent digs!
I was hoping for a D on the merc but wasn't meant to be.. those coppers are smooth KG half pennies I think... I'm not expert as I usually beach hunt but they are the same size of the half pennies I found with Mark early in the spring.

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Nice job man! Congrats on the oldies!

Thanks Cellar..

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Nice collection of good old stuff.
When you get a chance can we see some close-ups of the dime please?


thanks, Bob
Sure Bob.. tomorrow I'll try and take a better pic with my IPhone.


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Congrats on some great finds, the half dime looks to be in great shape!
Thanks Milco.. the back is the best side.. the seated front is worn down..

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Nice finds
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That is a great CT hunt! We have the stuff here you just have to find it. GREAT JOB!!
Its the same way here Mud... have to get the coil over it..

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nice variety of finds Craig, congrats!
Thanks.. like the avatar

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I thought it was a cow until I cleaned it a little... its chubby lamb and is marked England. ...
That's awesome!

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Originally Posted by Cfmct View post
Sorry for the picture quality.. wife broke my good camera and replaced with a garbage camera... One of these days when I have more time I will replace the POS one she bought for me..
Might be less hassle to replace the wife.

(I did, now I live hassle free)

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