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Old 06-07-2017, 11:42 AM
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Hi everyone! I've been lurking here for the past couple of months and finally decided to join after learning a ton from the forum.

I used to metal detect a bit as a kid with a Radio Shack Micronta 4003. I gave it up after a short time because that sucker was awkward, heavy and I wasn't doing very well at finding stuff with it. Fast forward to May 2017... I picked up a Tesoro Compadre and the treasure hunting bug has hit me hard again. I've been doing pretty well with it in the month that I've been using it. I've filled a quart sized ziplock with clad so far but my best finds to date have been a sterling silver charm (within hours of getting the Compadre), a silver 1943-P War Nickel I found outside of my church and an 1894-P Barber Quarter I found near an old house that once stood in an old coal mining village. I also picked up a White's TRX pinpointer last week to help me find stuff more quickly.

Some pictures of my Compadre finds in the first month of use... Sorry for the image quality. I'll take future find pics with a real camera! The old Canadian penny next to the charm was found inches away in my front yard. I forget the date on it. I think it's from the 1930's? I'm on the road for work currently and can't check.
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Old 06-07-2017, 12:02 PM
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Great Finds !!

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Old 06-07-2017, 12:22 PM
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Whoa, good finds. Hope you continue to do well.

From another new guy, Welcome from Maine.
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Old 06-07-2017, 01:06 PM
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Nice finds! Welcome from CT!

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Old 06-07-2017, 01:41 PM
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Welcome from Wisconsin.

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Old 06-07-2017, 07:37 PM
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Hello from Western Australia!

You've got some great finds there

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Old 06-07-2017, 08:33 PM
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Old 06-07-2017, 08:57 PM
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Old 06-07-2017, 09:26 PM
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Welcome from N FL!

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Old 06-07-2017, 09:49 PM
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Awesome finds and welcome from central MA!

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Old 06-07-2017, 10:52 PM
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Nice finds and welcome from eastern PA!

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Old 06-08-2017, 10:04 AM
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Welcome from a fellow SW PA resident!

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Old 06-08-2017, 11:43 AM
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Grat finds and welcome from FL.

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Old 06-08-2017, 02:54 PM
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Old 06-09-2017, 10:44 PM
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Old 06-09-2017, 10:57 PM
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Dang nice finds, congrats abs welcome aboard fellow Compadre user!

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Old 06-10-2017, 12:55 AM
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Nice coins & charm, welcome from Oklahoma!

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Old 06-12-2017, 01:16 AM
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Hello from Indiana Pa. What part of South Western Pa are ya from?
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Old 06-13-2017, 02:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Jonesey89 View post
Hello from Indiana Pa. What part of South Western Pa are ya from?
Thank you for the warm welcome everyone!

I am located right near Pittsburgh International Airport.
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Welcome from Pittsburgh. Good luck and HH Mark
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