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Old 07-16-2017, 11:10 PM
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Originally Posted by dirtydog View post
Welcome back MD. It's good your wife is supportive of the addiction and having the kids along makes for a good Dad. Good luck hunting we are glad you decided to join in. show use the captures.
Thanks dirtydog, having a supportive wife has been awesome and now the kids are even getting into it. My son loves when I dig because he's interested in what I find and usually looking for me to give him the coin if it is one (as has happened in my yard hunts recently )

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Welcome back. You know, I also was somewhat self-conscious when I started this hobby about 7 months ago. I hunted the most out-of-the-way places to make sure that I was alone, and would leave if anyone showed up or noticed me.

Since I started finding cool stuff, the hobby has become very rewarding and enjoyable for me, and my stigma gradually wore off. Now I really don't care who is watching or what they are thinking, because I am justified in my mind: I find cool and valuable items and I really enjoy myself.
I knew it wasn't just me but it's nice to hear it from someone else. The more I watch people scooping up the silver and other goodies on YouTube the less I care about others around me. I will be hopefully heading out for a good ball field hunt on Friday.

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Old 07-17-2017, 06:02 PM
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Welcome from Kansas and Antiques Detectors. Good Luck and Happy Hunting!

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