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Old 06-19-2017, 08:34 AM
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Saturday morning I was on facebook and I was tagged in a post about a young boy losing his grandpa's dog tag. This post was shared 1300 times by this point. I contacted his mom and told her I would give it a shot. After about 30 minutes I found the necklace. 5ft of water already buried under a few inches of sand. Even a dirty pirate has to be nice every once in awhile.
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Old 06-19-2017, 08:55 AM
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Tremendous! As you know, That place is so iron infested, finding that Dogtag? Extremely Well Done Forum Brother Rat!!

On an Afterthought...this would make for a cool submission to the Garrett Newsletter? You got it with your Pro right? In 5' of water, I doubt you were running your Dirt 'Lab..

I showed this to my Wife, and she said:..."Amazing! That would have been lost for good!" (We all know how fast things get buried when water is moving, and there was big wind yesterday)

As large as this ever changing World is, and as small as these coils are, its a wonder we find anything at all! You were certainly "The right Man with the right Mind, with the right skills, at the Right time"....

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Old 06-19-2017, 09:03 AM
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Well played sir!

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Old 06-19-2017, 09:12 AM
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Good job bro! Very thoughtful deed you executed.

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Old 06-19-2017, 09:18 AM
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Great job, good short story, Earl

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Old 06-19-2017, 10:32 AM
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Karma Points and Nice work!!

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Old 06-19-2017, 10:37 AM
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Very nice story and find Sturrat. Congrats on a great job done.

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Old 06-19-2017, 01:56 PM
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Awesome return! Very cool!

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Old 06-19-2017, 03:22 PM
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Old 06-19-2017, 03:39 PM
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Awesome good deed, very nice return!

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Old 06-19-2017, 05:21 PM
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Great return, WTG!
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Old 06-19-2017, 05:26 PM
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Tsk, tsk. You are screwed for sure. Don't you know, "no good deed goes unpunished"? Stay away from your loved ones for awhile, you have bad luck now!

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Old 06-19-2017, 05:44 PM
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Good job man!

A great way to perform a return, without a dent to the pirate card.. Pirates are encouraged and commended, for any non PM sentimental items...

No puppies died here!

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Old 06-19-2017, 08:34 PM
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Great post Rat. I like it when someone stands up and volunteer to help a kid. Bravo!

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Old 06-19-2017, 09:33 PM
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Way to go Sturrat!
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Old 06-19-2017, 09:48 PM
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nice job buddy. I m proud of you.

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Old 06-19-2017, 10:37 PM
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You made their day and probably have that boy asking for his own detector. You will be rewarded.

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Old 06-20-2017, 05:59 AM
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I love this!

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Old 06-20-2017, 08:22 AM
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Congrats on the successful return, good on ya!

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