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Old 06-25-2019, 03:10 PM
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Originally Posted by EmuDetector View post
I don't have a ring collection, but I have tons of minie balls. I use a shadow box with a hole up top to drop in the nicer ones. The mason jar gets the ones that are mangled.

Those are amazing. Finding 1 is on my bucket list.

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Old 06-25-2019, 03:17 PM
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Originally Posted by diggin4clad View post
I've thought about getting a couple of those display cases for rings and other silver jewelry but while they make a nice display I would be afraid that they would be easy pickings if someone broke in here.

Sorry to hear you have to deal with that issue.

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Old 06-25-2019, 10:41 PM
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Originally Posted by MrLostAndFound View post
Those are amazing. Finding 1 is on my bucket list.
If you come around, I can put you on a spot that is endless with them. I am up over 100 from a 20' square.
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Old 06-25-2019, 11:26 PM
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Originally Posted by EmuDetector View post
If you come around, I can put you on a spot that is endless with them. I am up over 100 from a 20' square.

That would be great. I have never been to VA. After the Army I ended up in California. The dessert mountains and ocean are all 15 min away.

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Old 06-25-2019, 11:55 PM
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Originally Posted by Stiffwrists View post
I bought a display case just like that thinking it would take forever to fill! Now I have to take something out to put something in!
Yep, I have two of them. Each holds 72. When I fill them up with silver or nice super nice condition rings, I take them around to my wife's friends and they raid it. Right now, I'm doing that, as I'm not interested in buying another box. LOL

one box is purely for silver (which is currently overflowing). The other is for the "nice rings."

All the costume and junkers go into a whipped cream bowl. Someday I'm going to go out to the parks and "distribute them" in the tot lot when I know a kid is detecting the area regularly. That oughta blow his mind. LOL That, or bury a metal box with all the rings in it!

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Old 06-26-2019, 12:02 AM
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Originally Posted by Skippy SH13 View post
Yep, I have two of them. Each holds 72. When I fill them up with silver or nice super nice condition rings, I take them around to my wife's friends and they raid it. Right now, I'm doing that, as I'm not interested in buying another box. LOL

one box is purely for silver (which is currently overflowing). The other is for the "nice rings."

All the costume and junkers go into a whipped cream bowl. Someday I'm going to go out to the parks and "distribute them" in the tot lot when I know a kid is detecting the area regularly. That oughta blow his mind. LOL That, or bury a metal box with all the rings in it!

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I ring cache is.a great idea..I gift from one hunter to another. You should leave a really cool note. Depending on how you hide it may not be found for years.

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Old 06-26-2019, 06:33 AM
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...Someday I'm going to go out to the parks and "distribute them" in the tot lot when I know a kid is detecting the area regularly. That oughta blow his mind. LOL...
That would go over real well. Like using a fertilizer spreader to distribute BB's everywhere.

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Old 06-26-2019, 11:47 PM
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That would go over real well. Like using a fertilizer spreader to distribute BB's everywhere.
Oh !!!!, no. LOL that's wicked.

This would be like, dropping a pile of rings at the base of a slide. LOL Just something "fun" for a kid to find.

I kind of like the "Treasure box" idea better though.

Sheesh. That's a wicked thought, about the BBs!!

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Originally Posted by MrLostAndFound View post
I ring cache is.a great idea..I gift from one hunter to another. You should leave a really cool note. Depending on how you hide it may not be found for years.
That's an idea! The note would be fun. I'd probably leave something cool in there, too. Like a silver coin or something, that costs just a few bux.

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Originally Posted by Skippy SH13 View post
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Sheesh. That's a wicked thought, about the BBs!!
I'm a frustrated newbie detector. Spent about $1100 on equipment and after a few months I only have a few bucks of clad to show for it. So ... that is my explanation for my 'scorched earth' attitude.

That being said, I hope no one actually spreads BBs with a fertilizer spreader. But please feel free to spread gold rings and old coins if you ever visit Roseville, CA.

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Old 06-27-2019, 06:44 AM
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I used to put them in displays but it got too big. Now I just put them on a chain.
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Old 06-27-2019, 10:44 PM
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That would go over real well. Like using a fertilizer spreader to distribute BB's everywhere.
Funny you mention that. I actually caught another detectorist spreading bird shot along the towel line after a busy weekend last year.
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Old 06-27-2019, 10:53 PM
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I used to put them in displays but it got too big. Now I just put them on a chain.
Exactly. But I have them divided into chains of just gold , silver , and junkers.
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Old 06-28-2019, 02:11 PM
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Funny you mention that. I actually caught another detectorist spreading bird shot along the towel line after a busy weekend last year.
I'd have taken his picture and posted it on every single detecting website I could find.

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Old 06-28-2019, 04:16 PM
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Whoa, at the rate Im finding rings it will take me two lifetimes to find a pile of rings like that! Awesome!!! Im a bit jealous too!
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Old 06-28-2019, 05:23 PM
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I'd have taken his picture and posted it on every single detecting website I could find.
He's actually an old ringfinder. His face is already plastered. He just doesn't care. Very bitter old man. I don't know how much time he has left. He's just pissed off at the world. Very upset that there are all these detectorist out there.
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nice finds there.Congratulations!

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Old 06-28-2019, 08:41 PM
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Love those displays!

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Old 06-29-2019, 06:24 PM
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..just melt them all down into an easy to store gold bar

..seriously though, neat display box idea !

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