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Old 07-15-2018, 06:43 PM
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Default The Dirtchurch Nine...

Wanted to get in the water the last several mornings to hunt the extra low tides, but after 2 days of not feeling well and then a rainout this morning I finally made it out for a lunchtime Dirtchurch hunt along this path and the surrounding woods with the Explorer XS and the 6x8 coil... After about a half hour and 3 house pennies, I dug a Merc out of the grass under the shadow of the detector which confirmed my research of the location... What's better than a silver on a Sunday, right? How about more silvers..................enough silver to kill the batteries in the camera so I missed one Everything...only 4 pieces of scrap, $1.85 towards new batteries 3 wheats and the Dirtchurch Nine......silvers #28 to #36... The wheats were 1918, 1939 and 1957...this, along with the dates and the crud on some of the silvers definitely confirms that when a ballfield was dug up to build a school in 1960, this was where some of the dirt was dumped And to think...I showed Jason this spot 2 summers ago and he said no to detecting it I need to find out where the rest of the dirt from that old ballfield got dumped A few more outstanding days like this and I may get to 50 silvers this year That's all for this outing so thanks for the looks, see you after the next...and Happy Hunting to all!

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Old 07-15-2018, 07:00 PM
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Great job on the research!
Thanks for sharing the pictures too

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Old 07-15-2018, 07:04 PM
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Very productive hunt!!!!!!


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Old 07-15-2018, 07:18 PM
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Congrats...you found some good pay dirt and the silvers to go with it!

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Old 07-15-2018, 07:20 PM
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Excellent! I think theres something special about not feeling right...It seems to be a GOOD thing when it comes to detecting! Seems to put a guy in a different mindset and sensory parameters are heightened...Like a guy is in neutral or something?

I dont know what it is exactly, but some of the very best hunts come in from guys 'just not feeling right' but still getting out and hunting...NyQuil? beauty finds there Capt!

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Old 07-15-2018, 07:34 PM
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It's been a long time since I have seen 9 Silver's in one hunt. You do know Bruce a few more of these type hunts you will catch right up on me. Your research was dead on and your follow up is even more impressive. You as an old dog can still teach us all some new tricks. Congrats my friend on a very a stellar day. Trapper

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Old 07-15-2018, 07:35 PM
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Awesome silver count Captain!

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Old 07-15-2018, 07:36 PM
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Nice job! The research paid off!

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What a day! Thanks for sharing!

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Old 07-15-2018, 10:26 PM
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Great haul,that's alot of silver! And even drained your camera,
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Old 07-16-2018, 12:24 AM
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Wow, what a haul! Congrats on the 9 silver hunt!

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Old 07-16-2018, 12:46 AM
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Very nice hunt! Good job bringing all that silver back to the light of day!

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Old 07-16-2018, 06:39 AM
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Wow! Incredible silver haul, Congrats X 9!

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Old 07-16-2018, 07:57 AM
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Wow! Nice pile o silver Captain


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Old 07-16-2018, 08:08 AM
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9 silvers in one hunt!?! Wow!!! Great day there!! Congrats Captain Silver!!

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Old 07-16-2018, 08:45 AM
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Excellent work!

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Old 07-16-2018, 09:38 AM
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Congratulations, on a 9 silver day
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Old 07-16-2018, 01:40 PM
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Great hunt man, congrats!

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Old 07-16-2018, 03:24 PM
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Now that's a good day of silver shootin'! Usually, fill dirt is a bad thing. You found an exception to that rule. Nice report!
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Old 07-16-2018, 04:56 PM
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nice job on the research and silvers! congrats!

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