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Old 08-21-2019, 12:37 PM
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Happened to stop by Big lots the other day. I found this cheap lighted magnifier for three dollars. It would be handy to have along to check your finds. In the picture the light is not on.
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Old 08-21-2019, 01:21 PM
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yeah, i keep one of those (not that one) and a wire brush and cleaner in my bag, just in case. among a thousand other things i rarely use but ya never know.

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Old 08-21-2019, 02:29 PM
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I have had the same magnifying glass for 20 years. It has slowly made its way from a dresser drawer to the kitchen table where it gets used damn near every day.
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Old 08-23-2019, 10:43 AM
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Most smartphones have a magnifier now. It's usually buried in your widgets menu till you attach it to a main screen. Will even take photo's too.
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Old 08-23-2019, 02:45 PM
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Thanks for that idea. I have, with only "marginal" success, used my camera app on my phone when in the field. But, never really thought about trying to find a "magnifier" app. I did a bit of research, and found one on the app store that I downloaded. I tested it on a few coins, and it is going to work PERFECTLY, for my needs.



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Old 08-23-2019, 04:02 PM
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I bought one at my local coin store for $10.00, works great!

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