Friendly Metal Detecting Forums   Myers Depot Metal Detectors
List all sponsors

Go Back   Friendly Metal Detecting Forums > Metal Detecting > War Relic Hunting

Reply
  
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 05-24-2019, 03:14 PM
EmuDetector's Avatar
EmuDetector EmuDetector is offline
New Member
 
Join Date: May 2019
Posts: 4
Default Miniť ball madness

Been hitting a private spot for a while now that seems to be a hilltop that was ambushed (~15 miniť balls on one side). In the past I made out with a couple pocket knives in addition to the MBs, but couldn't find much else. Today I hit the other side of the hill and I could not stop the detector from singing. 64 miniť balls in about a 20' square, with every hole producing more than one. Including a unique one that looks like it was fired into the bottom of another one; guessing double load?. The surrounding hill tops in range have found a couple scattered balls, but nothing to indicate that whatever this skirmish happened was was equal in any way. I love finding miniť balls, but I got to the point where I started skipping those signals in the hopes of finding some variety....I guess there's always more time to check it out in the future.

Has anyone else ever found such a large quantity in a single small location? What throws me off is that its on a steep hill face with no large trees for cover. So it seems like an extremely poor fighting position to remain on for any length of time to produce the quantity, unless maybe a large rifle team was doing the firing?
Attached Images
   
Reply With Quote


  #2  
Old 05-24-2019, 03:19 PM
twizzlerlord's Avatar
twizzlerlord twizzlerlord is offline
Elite Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2017
Location: Acworth, GA
Posts: 985
Default

Congrats on all those sweet relics!
Reply With Quote


  #3  
Old 05-25-2019, 05:43 AM
TerryEastTexas's Avatar
TerryEastTexas TerryEastTexas is offline
Moderator
 
Join Date: Jan 2006
Location: Palestine, Tx.
Posts: 4,799
Default

Wow, that's a lot of bullets. Congrats.

__________________
Minelab X-TERRA 705 and the Discovery 1000 (BH Tracker IV).
Patience, persistence and luck!
Oldest find - Lock plate to a flintlock rifle. Best find - a T. Miller cavalry button. Oldest coin a 1837 Capped Bust Dime.

Reply With Quote


Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:34 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.