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  1. #1
    us
    Feb 2014
    Ohio and Florida
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    Five Ring Day

    Woke at 5am to metal detect and had to walk the dog before leaving for the beach. Hit the beach at 6:30am and hunted till 12pm. I knew it was going to be a good day when I hit a nice costume ear ring 10 secs after turning on my CTX 3030. I knew it was really going to be a good day metal detecting when I hit my first ring about 2 minutes into the hunt as I was headed for the water. And, I knew it was going to be a really really good day when I hit my second ring about 15 minutes into the hunt. And this was all on dry sand!


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    I was having such a good time (read; targets abound) that I spent an hour searching the dry sand before hitting the water, which was a cool 66 degrees. It wasn’t long, about 1 ˝ hrs into the hunt when I snagged a Triton Tungsten Carbide ring in 2 ft of water, making it 3 for the day. A short time later, I found this nose ring marked “Moth”. [A ring is a ring; number 4.]

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    After about 3 hrs and 15 minutes in the water I decided to hit the dry sand as I meandered back toward the truck. BANG! I could not believe it but found my 5th ring for the day.

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    I looked at the rings in detail when I got home and found that 2 were marked 925 sterling silver (1 looks like a Pandora ring), 2 were unmarked costume jewelry and the nose ring was marked “Moth”, and appears copperish.

    Of course, the hunt could not be complete without the customary Cremation Tag; this one is marked “Restland Crematory 29973”. Interestingly, the only Restland crematory I could find was in Dallas Texas. My 4th crematory tag this year. I’ll return it to the Gulf next week.

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    Happy Hunting
    Metal Detecting Goal in Life is to Find Wife a 2ct Diamond Ring (so she'll be quiet about all my metal detecting).

  2. #2
    us
    Feb 2014
    Ohio and Florida
    CTX3030 w 11" and 17" DD coils, Minelab Excalibur II w 10" coil, BH Discovery 3300 w 7" coil, Troy Shadow x2 w 7" coil Vibra-Tector 730 w 4" coil, Fisher Pulse Pointer, Whites (1970s)
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    Make that 6 Rings

    After publishing the above post, I couldn’t shake the feeling that something just wasn’t right. Tossing and turning all night, I went over and over the hunt the previous day in my head and realized that a ring I had recovered in about 5 ft of water was gone. I awoke at 6am to realize; the metal detectorist who finds rings lost one. It was still dark outside when I grabbed a flash light and headed for the car port where I wash everything when I get home – nothing there. Carpeted stairs? Nothing. A search of my pouch, with numerous pockets, also failed. I searched the truck and driveway. Nope. Returning to the truck, I again searched the pouch when I found the ring under the pouch on the floor. – the 6th ring!

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    The ring is marked 925 silver and “CB”. I’ll have to check the stones to see if they’re diamonds. Ya know ya had one heck of a hunt when you find so many rings you can’t keep them straight. I hope to have more of these “problems” in the future metal detecting.
    Zep11in, ltd063, BLK HOLE and 5 others like this.
    Metal Detecting Goal in Life is to Find Wife a 2ct Diamond Ring (so she'll be quiet about all my metal detecting).

  3. #3
    us
    Jul 2013
    southwest ,CT
    minelab e-trac,EQ 800,TDIpro,TDI beachunter,excal II OBN pp mod,excal 800 blue OBN pp mod,excal blue 1000
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    Congrats great hunt for you

  4. #4
    us
    Nov 2008
    long island ny
    Whites Prizm V, MX 5, Equinox 600
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    Pretty rings!

  5. #5
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    Garry

    Nov 2013
    Treasure Coast Of Florida
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    Very nice finds. Congrats
    If you don't look for it you won't find it!! So get out there and dig it.

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    Tommy

    Dec 2015
    Ann Arbor
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    Wow Ineed a day like that I think 3 is the best Ive ever done Well done Tommy
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  7. #7
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    us
    Aug 2017
    Northern Virginia
    AT MAX/AT PRO/Garrett Pro Pointer, Lesche diggers, and the custom made Freeloader Pack Mule Pouch!
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    Dang you crushed it!

  8. #8
    us
    Mar 2019
    Southern California
    Minelab Equinox 800
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    A 5-ring day....truly an Olympic moment.
    Mineland Equinox 800

  9. #9
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    Paul Martin

    Feb 2015
    Scarborough, England
    Minelab Equinox 600/Deteknix Xpointer pro pointer.
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    175 times
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    Awesome!

  10. #10
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    ARC

    Aug 2014
    De Tampe Bahia - La Florida
    JW 8X V.2 - ML X2 - VP 580
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    Using The X2 ?
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    Have permission... Fill holes... Dispose of trash. - The Random Chat Thread - http://www.treasurenet.com/forums/ev...l-welcome.html

  11. #11
    us
    Feb 2014
    Ohio and Florida
    CTX3030 w 11" and 17" DD coils, Minelab Excalibur II w 10" coil, BH Discovery 3300 w 7" coil, Troy Shadow x2 w 7" coil Vibra-Tector 730 w 4" coil, Fisher Pulse Pointer, Whites (1970s)
    599
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    Beach and Shallow Water Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    Quote Originally Posted by AARC View Post
    Using The X2 ?
    My go to is the CTX 3030 w 17" coil and, yap, I hunt w the 17" in surf all day.
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    Metal Detecting Goal in Life is to Find Wife a 2ct Diamond Ring (so she'll be quiet about all my metal detecting).

  12. #12
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    us
    Oct 2014
    Massachusetts
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    Well done!

  13. #13

    Feb 2007
    Bradenton, Fl
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    That was a fun day of digging! congrats!
    Debby

  14. #14

    Jul 2013
    fulltiming rv'er anywhere in the 48 states
    Safari MINELAB, minelab pin pointer,lesche left sided teeth ,Lowe's short shovel,12'' sand scoop 5x9 in. 2900 battery
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    You are a ring finder land and sea both deliver for you GREAT HUNT. Waiting for 1st ring with a diamond in it small or big single. HAPPY HUNTING

  15. #15
    us
    Oct 2006
    Connecticut
    Excalibur 1000
    80
    137 times
    Great job! That's a lot of nice bling!

 

 

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