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  1. #81
    Mar 2012
    Ft Myers, Florida
    Excal, Sov GT
    486 times
    Beach and Shallow Water Hunting
    I'm seeing banner!!!!! Hard work pays off !!!!!! Congrats!!!!

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  3. #82
    Do not forget me 24601

    Oct 2011
    Tesoro Sidewinder, White's Coinmaster, White's Surfmaster II
    290 times
    Metal Detecting
    You've been handsomely rewarded for something very good that you've done.

  4. #83
    My Find of a Lifetime!

    Oct 2006
    Philadelphia Area
    Excalibur 1000, Teknetics T2 SE
    215 times
    Banner Finds (1)
    Honorable Mentions (2)
    Nicely done! I wish I had more time for detecting this summer. It pains me to see my excal sitting idle waiting ...it seems to be begging me for some attention!

  5. #84
    Mar 2011
    Excal II, Ace 250
    127 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    That's a great 100 grams worth of gold and diamonds! Congratulations on the tremendous find!

  6. #85
    Mar 2012
    Water Wonderland
    Fisher F2, Garrett Pinpointer pro
    19 times
    Metal Detecting
    Congrats, a truly once in a lifetime find. Cudos to you for trying to find the owner before posting.
    worldtalker likes this.

  7. #86
    Charter Member
    Mar 2011
    San Diego
    Treasure Probe IV, Minelab E-Trac. White's 6000 Di Pro SL. White's Eagle ll SL90, Minelab Excalibur, White's GM3 V-sat. White's TM808, VibraProbe, TinyTec, AutoScan, UniProbe, 15" WOT, 5X10 Joey, Dete
    854 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    [QUOTE=Southern_Digger;2894319]Absolutely Outstanding.... Congratulations.

    BTW Here's a riddle

    What do you call a person that wears a piece of jewelry as that to a beach and loses it?
    .....an organ donor (except brain) because they're too stupid to live!

  8. #87
    Mar 2010
    9 times
    Wow! There is an unhappy drug dealer, rapper, p*mp out there missing some bling. Congrats.

  9. #88

    Feb 2012
    North Pole
    Sovereign GT and Excalibur II, Whites, Garrett, Fisher, Alert, MD,Cscope,Tesoro, Compas, XP, Long Rs
    1827 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    That whats i call the gold chain. So im very happy for you to find this chaine, i wish you find more than Steve. Well done Congratulations!!!!!!!!*******
    One third jewelry of the World are under sand so far
    Coins usables=50436
    Silver= 890 pieces
    Gold= 63g

  10. #89
    Aug 2009
    Whites VX3 / Shadow 2-Troy / & Infinium L-S/Garrett
    47 times
    Beach and Shallow Water Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    Guess you will have to update your Avatar - what a shame! Absolutely incredible find! Nice Job!
    2014 TOTALS
    1 GOLD ring 10K

    SILVER (925)
    1 small child ring

    1 Wheaties -19?


    1st - Keep Wife Happy -2nd go HUNT!

  11. #90

    May 2008
    Sand Shark
    26 times

  12. #91
    Charter Member
    Jan 2009
    South East Tennessee on Ga, Ala line
    Tesoro Conquistador freq shift Fisher F75 Garrett AT-Pro Larson mo jo pro Flippin stick
    2990 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Banner Finds (1)
    I think in the future if you find such heavy items you had best wear a life jacket or at least some water wings!!! haha Great find. Good for you.

  13. #92
    Charter Member
    When you get Tired of the every day grind you turn to a place an time to slow down. Gold prospecting a way of life...

    Oct 2010
    Alabama/ Ohio
    GTI-2500, Whites V3, xplorer XS Cortes & XLT cibola ) Now using a Xterra 705, Tesoro Tiger shark and XLT
    46 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    It was worth the weight in gold to wait I guess. Awsome find and congrats on the banner

  14. #93

    Mar 2008
    Chicago IL
    Minelab_Excal_II Minelab_Explorer_SE_Pro w/ SunRay pinpointer & Garrett_Ace250
    59 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    GOOD GOD MAN!!!!!!!!!!!
    Come check out my MD'ing videos:

  15. #94

    Sep 2012
    4 times
    That is amazing 14 karat silver with diamonds in it that's amazing!

  16. #95

    Apr 2003
    Various Minelabs(5000, 2100, X-Terra 705), Falcon MD20, and the Tesoro Sand Shark for sniping underwater on cleaned bedrock.
    1270 times
    Metal detecting for gold and Surface Suction Sluicing, AKA Triple-S mining.
    Holy freakin' wow!! That's incredible!

    All the best,

    Nothin' quite as fun as chasin' sassy gold! http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/me...mysteries.html

  17. #96
    Nov 2004
    Back in MS
    Minelab Excalibur II 1000 Minelab Excalibur-800
    2 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Holy shmoke! I'm a little late but that is one find catch...congtaz on the Banner!!!! HH

  18. #97
    Master of None

    Oct 2012
    Whidbey Island, WA
    GTI 2500, Ace 250, Titan 2000xd, Garrett Pro Pointer
    64 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Super great find... that's what we all dream of!! Congrats!

  19. #98

    Oct 2012
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Quote Originally Posted by Buried Crap NJ View Post
    I have been sitting on this post for a few hunts. I have shared this with a few here.I recovered this baby out of a 5 ft cut!
    So how long it was there days weeks years? I made an effort and searched Lost and
    Found ads. I checked with the head life guard (without tipping my hat) for any lost valuables,
    only rings and smaller stuff have been reported this season.

    100 Grams of White Gold and Diamonds 3.53 onces!
    14k 26in White Gold Chain (67.7g)
    18k White Gold Pendant (32.3g) 5 1/2 tcw of Diamonds
    MSRP $16000.00
    An Online Jeweler Has the chain at 3100 and the pendant at 5200
    Here's how it unfolded.
    I retrieved a phone message about some beach cuts forming late Wednesday night. The earliest I could get
    out was 7pm Thursday for a low at 942pm. What I found was a 3 1/2 foot cut. My plan was to slowly
    hunting towards the more populated beach.Well my plan went out to lunch when another hunter entered in behind me.
    We knew each other and our intentions.But I just could not pass up targets. So I stuck to my plan and I waved him on
    through, and he just took off! He had a good hour plus hunting the targeted area before I even got within a 1/2 mile
    of him. He had been scooting (running) up and down the beach and I was hunting my
    ever so slow pace. Up and back from what was now a 5ft cut. This cut must have happened
    very quickly as it was voided of trampling feet! By this time I had about 40 coins.
    My fellow hunter was now knee deep in the water (God bless him). Where did he think all that sand went?
    We passed several times. I had finally figured out the line
    of targets was 12 ft from the cut. I shorten my grid. He move further south to another beach.
    It was shortly after that I got one of those burps (Excalibur) There were signs of shells and
    pebbles from his recent recovery,and foot prints. It had sounded like a bottle top but trash wasn't being found!
    I was not sure where it came from. (And neither did the Excal) I stopped and searched with
    no responce. I ran the scoop over the coil to regain the tone.But then there was no mistaken that low tone.
    I rescanned the target several times, each pass sounded even better.
    I made sure of a good PP and my first scoop produce a good 10 inches of solid packed sand and nothing else.
    My second one as I was pulling the T-Rex scoop out I saw something get pulled out of the scoop.
    In what was a split second I thought that was odd,who did that and I think that was the target.
    Followed by its a chain still in the sand. I reached in the now deep hole and held
    the cross and 6 inches of chain and tugged a bit but it tugged back.
    I started to dig with my hand and the chain was 20 inches straight down.
    It took a few hand fulls and the chain slid out. My first thoughts were wow this is heavy but silver or
    SS and not to get my hopes up.I tried to look for marks but the sea mist had my glasses fogged.
    I placed it in my neck pouch and continued hunting. Ya right, back out it came for another look!
    This proved silly. The other hunter came back by and stopped to say the other beach had no cut and
    was surpriced to the lack of targets with the cut he was heading back. (total coins for me 113)
    I hunted 3 more hours. In the car there was just no way my glasses were going to cooperate.
    I dove down the road holding and looking at each traffic light. I finally noticed three safety locks and
    just knew then they don't do this to SS or silver. Funny thing was I weight it first when
    I got home,then looked for any marks. The chain was clearly marked 14k and I did an acid test on both.
    It wasn't till I looked up the pieces online did I realized that the cross only came in 18k so a new acid test
    confirmed this.
    nice find, what is a beach cut?? sorry for noob question, i am in the research phase looking to buy my first unit!

  20. #99
    Apr 2009
    Cocoa, Florida
    Minelab E-Trac & Excalibur 1000, Fisher CZ-70
    30 times
    Beach and Shallow Water Hunting
    Wow really awesome, that's all I got to say about that!!!!

  21. #100
    Feb 2013
    Have used a Whites that I bought when I was 17, it was broken in storage this winter, Looking at a Garret 350
    9 times
    Metal Detecting
    wow! Stuff dreams are made of!


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