One of those Days

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  1. fyrffytr1

    fyrffytr1 Well-Known Member

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    I got off work early so I decided to hit a new permission for a couple hours. I wasn't too excited about the site because I could tell it was very trashy.
    I moved about 5 feet from my truck and tried to ground balance my DFX without success. I moved over a couple feet and got it balanced so I swung the coil back over the first spot and got a good signal. It turned out to be a 1941 D wheat penny. Nice start I thought to myself. The next finds were pieces of aluminum and several of those slate shingle nails.
    Then I got a loud signal but it jumped from the 60s to the 90s and was only three inches deep. It had to be a soda can but I dug it anyway. I was surprised when a 1942 dime popped out. I ran the coil back over the hole and still got the same erratic signal so I took another plug. I stared down at a 1945 half dollar! There was still a signal coming from the hole but it was now a solid 69. It was a 1946 wheat penny.
    I hunted for about an hour digging a lot of clad dimes and memorial cents but nothing newer than the 70s. I also got three pieces of jewelry two rabies tags, an Alabama tax token and a Buick emblem.
    I looked at my watch and realized that I had been at it four hours and I was getting tired so I started a path back to my truck. I got another good signal and dug a 1942 dime. Two feet away I got my last signal of the day and pulled the wing pin from 6 inches down. I ended up with 10 wheats, 12 memorials, 3 clad dimes and a 1964 nickel. 20171122_143242.jpg 20171122_172831.jpg 20171122_214428.jpg 20171122_214437.jpg 20171122_214828.jpg 20171122_214448.jpg 20171122_214453.jpg 20171122_214532.jpg
    I was wore out by then so I loaded up and headed home. I still have about half the yard left to hunt.
     
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    I have a whole bunch of those tax tokens, some plastic and some cardboard and some metal of some sort. My grandfather collected them I guess and I have a bunch from OK and ARK.
     
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    That is one great hunt. Great pics too. I love finding walkers. It's been many years though. That's a beauty!
     
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    Nice finds, some of those tags collectibles worth money.
     
  5. fyrffytr1

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    I give most all of my tags to a hunting buddy whose daughter is going to be a veterinarian. He makes frames for her.
     
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    Gregory Well-Known Member Administrator-Site Founder

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    That’s nice buddy. Most all the tags I find around here are coal tags
     
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    Great hunt and finds FF. Congrat's to you on the silver.
     
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    Yowser!! That turned into a great hunt. I eoulf be ecstatic over a silver producing hunt like that. Dog tags, token, Sterling Wings, 3 Silver Coins, including a Walker.
    Man you had a SWEET HUNT!!
    CONGRATULATIONS
     
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    That's a terrific hunt there.
    I enjoyed seeing all those finds,
    especially the silvers.

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    A SUPER-DUPER hunt to say the least. The silver coins are GREAT and I love the wings. BIG thumbs up (y)(y)(y)(y)(y)(y)
     
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    WOW, your hunt got me excited, fantastic, congrats !!!! :ROFLMAO::ROFLMAO:
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    Amazing finds congrats! I found similar aviation wings in my Iowa home yard. It gave a great signal and it was deep in the ground.
     
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    Some really outstanding finds
     
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    Nice hunt....sweet silver !!!
     
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    yes sir love those mobile manure maker tags. Do make a nice collection and they do come in some different shapes. Silver helps too. Thanks for posting!
     
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    WOW!!!!!!!!a very big congrats
     
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    Awesome. Congrats!!(y)(y)(y)(y)(y)
     
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    Awesome hunt!
     
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    Nicely done
     
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    Awesome silver. Congrats!!(y)(y)(y)(y)(y)
     

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