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Old 03-11-2018, 12:50 AM
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Default Tokens n Indians n wheaties oh my !

Oh my, what a hunt ! No silver, but a great hunt none the less. I wanted to take the Equinox back to my 1890s permission, I first hit this place spring of 2016. That day I did a dime trifecta-twice and also dug my first IH.-first Barber dime along with a bunch of wheaties and other cool stuff. All in all I've got at least a dozen silver coins, a sterling cub scout ring, a LC, and all but one of my IHs there. Not to mention it seems like I always find a cool token of some sort there. (last pic). I started with the AT Pro, stock coil then the 5x8 and the Nel Storm. In spring 2017 I went back with an E-trac stock coil, after thinking, no way I missed anything, in one weekend, maybe 10 or 12 hours I pulled 19 more coins including a sweet 1883 IH and a couple of Mercs. Back with the 6in. Coiltek and the 10x12 SEF I managed a few more. Never got skunked at this site yet. Now comes the Equinox--let me see what you got ? After a couple of junk targets I get a 19 -- 20, meter says 4in. Back up, still hunting in Park 2 multi- 5-tone, everything else default, sensitivity as high as site will allow. Anyway I call IH. Flip the plug, about 3 1/2 in down I pull a coin, I can see the bonnet just enough to know its an IH. Nothin to get worked up about, BUT---I have been over this particular walkway countless times, swinging in this direction, How did I miss this signal ? First token came in at 24- 25, I was surprised when I saw large disc, thought maybe another LC and a penny trifecta. The other token rang in 20 -21, I thought another IH. Wasn't sure what is was till I got it home and got some light on it. I do love digging tokens.The last two targets, it was getting dark I think were the Wheaties, 21- 22. 7-8 in. down Now, I did chase some iron today. Like you do when you first start hunting with an E-trac. Not sure why,past couple of hunts the non-ferrous signal seemed to jump out betwixed the ferrous signals, not today. These were iffy signals, but I paid my money and want to see what the machine is trying to tell me. So I dug. I forgot, I got a 62 Memorial and a clad dime in one plug as well.. So There you have it---2 IHs--2 wheaties--2 tokens--2 clad, on a pretty well pounded site. I will say--on the coins and tokens dug--there was no doubt, you had a good digable target. Going back tomorrow, my only hope. there is an old silver I have yet to get my coil over. Thank you and HH MarkName:  20180310_190212.jpg
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Old 03-11-2018, 01:02 AM
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Nice hunt, nice finds. Congratulations

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Old 03-11-2018, 03:42 AM
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Great Hunt !!! Love finding IH's but it has been a while. Congrats on all your finds.

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Old 03-11-2018, 05:09 AM
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Excellent hunting with some great finds! Congrats Mark!

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Sure feels good to get out after our long PA winters, doesn't it? Nice hunt, for sure. Congrats!

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Old 03-11-2018, 08:57 AM
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Dahell?! That a Whiskey Rebellion era token? Pre-Temperance for sure right? Great finds and write up!

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Old 03-11-2018, 09:10 AM
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Old Tokens are really cool - congrats in the great finds !

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Nice! I love those Green River Whiskey tokens.


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great looking tokens ,,, congrats on your coins
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Old 03-11-2018, 10:42 AM
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Great hunting Mark, congrats!

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Old 03-11-2018, 10:44 AM
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For a site you already hit that's an awesome day of mding. Nice job and congrats!

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Nice haul for a place that you've 'hunted out'. Hope you get that elusive silver you are hoping for.
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Great ride for the new machine. Congrats on all the finds but really love the Green River Whiskey Token. That is a great recovery. Trapper

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Great finds. Congrats.
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Nice hunt Mark.
Good reporting too.
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Great finds... I like the Green River Whiskey Token -just read some history on that token---pretty cool

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Nice write up and some great finds. Love those tokens. Congrats!

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Nice finds!

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That Whiskey token is the Bomb.. Love it!!

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love that whiskey token, so cool
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