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Old 05-18-2018, 10:38 AM
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Exclamation California High schools.

If you haven't noticed most of the schools around here have redone their football/baseball fields! If you want to dig any silver coins you need to do it asap.
Modernizing is a sad thing.

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Old 05-18-2018, 10:40 AM
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Agreed. I just started finding some decent stuff at an old park here in GA and they are redoing the whole thing.
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Old 05-18-2018, 12:30 PM
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Thanks for the heads up!

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Old 05-18-2018, 07:01 PM
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AAAaaahhh, but this can be a *good* thing. If you get onto an old high school lawn, that's being converted from real turf to artificial turf, the trick is : Be there when the tractors are scraping off the 6", to make way for the incoming astro turf. Follow the bulldozers.

And there's tricks to know when this going to happen. Get a membership in the "builder's exchange" ($500 p/yr ?) and do key word searches on "turf" and so forth. Occasionally you'll see various projects gonna happen in your part of the state. And yes, this requires a bit of ... uh ... stealth to be inside a demolition/const. zone ... uh .... after 5pm.

But yes: Once it's astro turf, it's no good. Even if they rip it out 20 yrs. later for a new fake turf, they never go back down to the original terra firma levels
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