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Old 07-11-2018, 04:10 PM
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The weather is hot and the ground is hard but the NOX picked a couple more silvers out today. These were a little shallower than the last ones I found but they were surrounded by trash. They were about 6 inches deep , in a layer of gravel , but I might have missed both of them if I wasnt working the detector slowly and listening to the changes in tone ( 50 tone ) between them and the trash around them. 1943 Merc and a stander with the date worn off
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Old 07-11-2018, 05:21 PM
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Nice work. Congrats on the silver, especially that Stander! Too dang hot here lately.


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Old 07-11-2018, 05:56 PM
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Nice finds! Congrats on your silver.

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Old 07-11-2018, 06:00 PM
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Nice work, picking out the good from the bad. That stander has a great wear pattern! Shows it's been around, and seen a lot of action!
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Old 07-11-2018, 06:05 PM
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Congrats on the silver finds. I also love my Nox. Works for me !!
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Old 07-11-2018, 06:12 PM
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Congrats on the silvers!
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Old 07-11-2018, 06:43 PM
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Hey neighbor. Congratulations on the standing liberty it's been many many years since I found one of those. Nice job!

I am thinking of upgrading metal detectors by fall. It will either be AT Max or an equinox had not made up my mind. I do know someone who has the Max and seems to do very well. Not sure which one still debating on all the bells whistles in the learning curve.

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Nice saves!

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Nice job! I would take any SLQ! Date or no date

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Slick Stander but a sweet dig...congrats on the Merc as well!

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Nox on wood, you did a great job finding those two silvers...congrats!

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Thanks everybody. Im hoping there is still plenty of silver there. Its been hunted hard for decades by myself and others but it takes a detector with outstanding target separation to clean up whats been left behind.

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Old 07-11-2018, 08:59 PM
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Originally Posted by Dan B. View post
Hey neighbor. Congratulations on the standing liberty it's been many many years since I found one of those. Nice job!

I am thinking of upgrading metal detectors by fall. It will either be AT Max or an equinox had not made up my mind. I do know someone who has the Max and seems to do very well. Not sure which one still debating on all the bells whistles in the learning curve.


Howdy neighbor !

I will not say anything bad about the AT max , only that Im glad I held out for the equinox. There is somewhat of a learning curve but Im finding its worth it. Its not as easy to use but once you start to click with it , its not that difficult either.....just pretty different from the Garretts. I dont think Garrett makes a detector that can match the retune speed and target separation.

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Nice silver finds,I like the merc but the slq is the prize! Harder to come by anymore,congrats on the saves.
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Cool finds. It's funny, I'm still new to the hobby, but my first silver came in a big old field about two months ago and it was a slick standing liberty nearly identical to the one that pulled there. A little bit later, I found a 41 Merc only a few feet away.
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Just about as close to a smoothie as you can get but any stander is an awesome save Congrats

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Very nice!

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Dang! That stander looks like it was on a belt sander!

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Looks kinda like the SLQ could be the bare breasted one....1916-1917 because the shape of the right breast is still there. But kinda hard to be sure.

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Old 07-12-2018, 01:28 PM
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Originally Posted by ohiochris View post
Looks kinda like the SLQ could be the bare breasted one....1916-1917 because the shape of the right breast is still there. But kinda hard to be sure.

On second thought , looking at a comparison......the hair on the SLQ more closely resembles the chainmail variety , not the bare breasted
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