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Old 05-14-2019, 07:15 PM
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Hi all! Finally found a buff after a bit of a drought on them. I've done a little hunting at this house and picked up 5 wheats in a single pass through on the back yard. Today I found 4 wheats and the buff


Still haven't found any silver in this yard or any yard this year for that matter but I'd like to know if people can get good enough at cherry picking a yard well enough to scoop up the silver and not take the wheats. I've had about the same luck at the house next to it also. Several wheats and no silver. Opinions or thoughts on this


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Old 05-14-2019, 08:11 PM
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Nice finds! Congrats on ending drought.

Yes most yards I hit have been cherry picked of silver and all that remains is wheats and Indians. That's very common. I dont mind I love those old green wheats and Indians!

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Old 05-14-2019, 08:50 PM
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Nice finds! Congrats on ending drought.

Yes most yards I hit have been cherry picked of silver and all that remains is wheats and Indians. That's very common. I dont mind I love those old green wheats and Indians!

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I agree with that. I love finding any kinds of coins that aren't made anymore. It just seems that on my machine that wheats, clad dimes and silver dimes all are about the same


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Old 05-14-2019, 09:24 PM
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Congrats on the long sought buffalo nickel! I have detected a few yards with wheats, but no silver. I do believe, though, if the wheats are still there, then the cherry pickers might not have gotten all the silver. But then, some yards were inhabited by people who apparently only lost pennies.
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Old 05-15-2019, 12:14 PM
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Congrats on the buffalo!

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Old 05-15-2019, 03:44 PM
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Congrats on the Buffalo.....wouldn't it be nice if those old nickels came out of the ground as nice as the silver coins do?

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Congrats on your finds.

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Old 05-15-2019, 06:09 PM
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Some very nice digging. Congrats on the Buffalo and all those Wheat's. Trapper

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Old 05-15-2019, 07:57 PM
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Congrats on the buff! I’ve only ever found 2 and they’re one of my favorite coins!

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Originally Posted by groundhog53946 View post
I agree with that. I love finding any kinds of coins that aren't made anymore. It just seems that on my machine that wheats, clad dimes and silver dimes all are about the same


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Old 05-16-2019, 10:20 AM
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Congrats on the Buff!!! They are one of my favorite coins to find for what ever the reason.
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Congrats on those nice finds!
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Old 05-16-2019, 11:23 PM
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Congratulations on finding a buffalo nickel! Out of all the older coins that I have seen (which hasn't been all that many), they are my favorite coin.

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Old 05-17-2019, 07:47 PM
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i enjoy finding buffs congrats

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Old 05-21-2019, 03:48 PM
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Congrats on the Buff! They are getting harder and harder to find anymore.

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Old 05-21-2019, 04:21 PM
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Thanks everyone! Buffs are one of my favorites and I've only found 4 in five years so they are a treat


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