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Old 01-12-2022, 07:08 PM
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Default First hunt of the year: a good and golden deed

Got a call from a former student a few days ago and she told me her husband had lost his wedding ring while out playing with the dog. She asked if I might be able to find it with my metal detector and I told her I was reasonably certain I could. I couldn't look for it for a couple days due to nasty weather, but I eventually got out and found it after about 40 minutes of detecting.

The ring was 10k white gold the wife had told me it was silver, so I was looking for high tones on or near the surface. I gridded out the area where she said he lost it, but didn't have any luck, so I started looking for gold signals on the surface. Not long after I widened my search parameters, I got a really loud and shallow 45 on the AT Pro and that was it. I was actually surprised how low it rang up for a large-ish man's ring. But I found a 9k ring in Singapore that rang up a 42, so I guess I shouldn't be too surprised.



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Old 01-12-2022, 07:14 PM
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Good job sticking with it and realizing it might be a gold ring. Congrats on the success. Happy couple!
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Old 01-12-2022, 08:50 PM
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Good job and a nice story. You can't buy the kind of joy you gave that young couple with that return. Good on ya. Mark

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Old 01-14-2022, 09:07 AM
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great recovery and two happy kids.

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Old 01-14-2022, 11:05 AM
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Photo makes the story, thanks for sharing.

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Old 01-14-2022, 02:43 PM
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MD'r to-the-rescue. Love the reunion stories. Thanx for bringing us along !
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Old 01-14-2022, 05:34 PM
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Fantastic!

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Awesome story!

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Old 01-15-2022, 05:05 AM
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Successful search, happy young faces, that's what is great to see! Win, win.

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Old 01-15-2022, 10:49 AM
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Nice work! I bet it feels good to help in that way.

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Old 01-16-2022, 03:07 PM
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Great recovery and story. I like your Smokey hat!
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Dang nice work! Happy couple

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