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Old 04-13-2019, 03:37 PM
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Default Another successful park hunt with another first!

This was from last weekend just getting around to posting. I was hunting an old park I have been hitting for years. This particular area was said to be hunted out by my fellow club members. They have used all the top machines here including CTX. I found all these targets in a small area that used to be a golf course green. Somehow the war nickel has eluded me for years so I was stoked to finally dig one there! Two of the wheats were in one hole as well so that was a nice surprise. It was a fun hunt because I was so surprised to find all these coins in such a highly detected area. Thanks for looking!

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Old 04-13-2019, 03:49 PM
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Congrats on the old coinage! Very nice hunt.

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Old 04-13-2019, 03:50 PM
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War nickles have eluded me also, glad you finally got one. Nice finds.

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Old 04-13-2019, 06:47 PM
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Congrats Ben on the Merc, your first War Nickel and the Wheat's. Some nice hunting. Trapper

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Old 04-13-2019, 07:17 PM
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Originally Posted by Princess View post
Congrats on the old coinage! Very nice hunt.
Thanks!
Originally Posted by Estima8tor View post
War nickles have eluded me also, glad you finally got one. Nice finds.
Thanks! I'm sure your war nickel will come soon. Good luck!
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Congrats Ben on the Merc, your first War Nickel and the Wheat's. Some nice hunting. Trapper
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Old 04-13-2019, 07:28 PM
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Congrats on the real nice silver finds!

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Old 04-13-2019, 10:37 PM
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Great finds; nice silver & wheaties!

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Old 04-13-2019, 10:38 PM
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Nice hunting Ben!

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Old 04-14-2019, 07:59 AM
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Congrats on the great finds! War nickels are one of my favorites to find.

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Old 04-14-2019, 09:17 AM
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Heres to proving nothing is ever hunted out! Great job
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Old 04-14-2019, 10:15 AM
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You get 2x the "atteboy" points for getting them in a heavily md'd area I never get tired of green patina wheaties !
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Old 04-14-2019, 10:51 AM
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Great job recovering the war nickel. I just got my first one also. Get alot of buffs but only 1 war nickel. Same year as yours .

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Old 04-14-2019, 11:26 AM
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Congrats Ben, great hunt. Its always nice to find an overlooked area. HH Mark

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Old 04-15-2019, 11:50 AM
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Did you find these with an Equinox?

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Old 04-15-2019, 03:04 PM
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Congrats on the Merc. and War Nickel!!! Great hunt!!!
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Old 04-15-2019, 03:08 PM
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Those are some good looking coins. Congrats.

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Nice hunt and finds. Congratulations.

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Old 04-15-2019, 11:39 PM
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Originally Posted by oaktree View post
Did you find these with an Equinox?
Yep. I have pretty much stopped using other machines outside of some testing. I currently own the ctx and anfibio multi but I just cant put this equinox down! I have had so much success in areas that have been pounded so hard by the other machines. Almost all of my hunts are in local parks. I have just started door knocking on occasion.

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Old 04-15-2019, 11:49 PM
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Originally Posted by Tom_in_CA View post
You get 2x the "atteboy" points for getting them in a heavily md'd area I never get tired of green patina wheaties !
Is that because you can never find "Green Patina Large Cents" like we East Coasters do?

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Old 04-16-2019, 03:20 AM
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Originally Posted by diggin4clad View post
Is that because you can never find "Green Patina Large Cents" like we East Coasters do?
You are cruel. Much too cruel .
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