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Old 08-08-2018, 01:54 PM
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Default Whale of a Tale Today!

Got a text yesterday about a pair of sunglasses that took a dive off a boat into the Clinton River by Roy's 2.0 gas dock. Told them I would meet him there at 10. All I can say is WOW, another weedy mess. Took me a little while but again I was successful. However that is not the story today. While I was there the owner of Roy's said he lost a ring off a dock he got from his father when he died. He lost the ring in 2008. I told him I would be happy to look. So we drive to the old Roy's gas station and he shows me the dock. Again lots of weeds. I suit up and go down. First step is to pick all the weeds in that area. After I accomplished that I came up and he handed me my metal detector. I go back down. First target, an old dried up tube of 3m marine sealant. Second target, at least 8 inches down, Two scoops of muck and I have it out. I feel it and put my finger right through the middle! Ring is on my hand.

Folks, it is awesome how happy my hobby can make others. A simple memento thought lost forever is now safely back in the owners hands as a remembrance of his father.

At 5:00 I am going on another quest for a ring in lake St Clair that belonged to the mans grandfather. I hope I am as successful on that one as I was this one.

I made two more believers today. 5 years, 10 years 54 years, it doesn't matter.

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Old 08-08-2018, 01:55 PM
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Sweet, great job man!

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Old 08-08-2018, 02:00 PM
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Awe..

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Old 08-08-2018, 02:04 PM
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great play-by-play, good pix, as usual. Awesome !
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Old 08-08-2018, 02:08 PM
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Nicely done sir.

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Old 08-08-2018, 02:14 PM
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Awesome

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Old 08-08-2018, 02:30 PM
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Great story Scuba! Awesome that you made that happen after 10 years!
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Old 08-08-2018, 03:38 PM
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Congrats on making someone's day. Love to read your posts. Good luck on that other ring hunt, let us know.

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Old 08-08-2018, 03:39 PM
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I love reading your posts Scuba!! Great job on the returns!!

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Old 08-08-2018, 03:51 PM
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Congrats on the recovery Scuba!
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Old 08-08-2018, 03:58 PM
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Not only did you make Roy Happy but you made YOU happy.. equally as important !!!

excellent work you are doing there Scuba

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Old 08-08-2018, 04:08 PM
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Another "Whale tail"

I was in a bar the other night and overheard three very hefty women talking. Their accent appeared to be Scottish, so I approached and asked, "Hello ladies are you lassies from Scotland?" One of them angrily screeched, "Its Wales", you bloody idiot, Whales". So I apologized and replied, I am sorry. Are you three Whales from Scotland? That was the last thing I remembered.
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Old 08-08-2018, 04:10 PM
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Love your posts! Makes me wish I had stayed with the certification I had sooooo many years ago and let drop. Keep up the good work!

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Old 08-08-2018, 04:13 PM
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Nice recovery. I'm pretty shocked how many calls you get in a day or week. I guess you a super popular

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Old 08-08-2018, 04:21 PM
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Great story! Thank you for sharing.

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Old 08-08-2018, 05:01 PM
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Great save Scuba.... Congrats

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Old 08-08-2018, 05:04 PM
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Pretty awesome hunt and story scuba, great work! cool looking ring to boot

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Old 08-08-2018, 05:17 PM
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You are awesome!!!

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Old 08-08-2018, 05:24 PM
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Just got back into the water scene and love your stories!
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Old 08-08-2018, 05:59 PM
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GREAT job!
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Awe..
I'm not crying either!

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