Post By naldarn
May 31, 2012, 07:43 PM
Good day for a beginner family
Today I walked into a consignment shop, looking to recycle a computer. While I was there, I noticed they sold new fisher detectors. While interested, they were outside our price range. The computer taken care of, I looked around the rest of the shop. Someone was consigning an old fisher 1220-x detector for 35 bucks. The price was well within our budget, and purported to be a good machine.
Picked the daughter up from school, took her and the detector home and put her to work sweeping while I dug out any reports. So far on our 1930s property we have found melted aluminum, an 1800s axe head, nails and some junk.
Then the wife came home, and we went out after dinner and managed to dig up a horseshoe, tractor parts, and many more nails and junk.
Nothing valuable, but the whole family enjoyed the time together and look forward to doing it again.
May 31, 2012 07:43 PM
May 31, 2012, 11:28 PM
Mike from MI
WTG! Keep at it and the goodies will come!
"There comes a time in every rightly constructed boy's life when he has a raging desire to go somewhere and dig for hidden treasure"
Jun 01, 2012, 10:51 AM
Any thing that's fun for the whole family is a good thing keep at it and the finds will get better, Good Luck and Good Hunting...
Jun 04, 2012, 09:15 PM
Sounds like you had fun. Good luck on any future hunts.
Listen-- are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?
- Mary Oliver
Jun 05, 2012, 09:00 AM
of course now the daughters asking when do we find the treasure . any hints in the midland-mount pleasant. area to find coin?
Jun 05, 2012, 09:23 PM
A 1930's property should hold some old coins. The more junk you clear from the yard, the more the keepers become "unmasked"
Originally Posted by naldarn
Good luck in the search
Jun 05, 2012, 09:28 PM
I have been checking around a large tree out back, and found some wire, piece off some farm equipment, some broken China, and cut stones.
Jun 06, 2012, 01:45 PM
Today I found our first coin, a 1973 penny.
Jun 07, 2012, 03:25 PM
Don't worry naldarn, the silver and older coins will come. I am still working my daughter's elementary school that was once an 1800 farm where I have found a few wheats and a 1940 & 41 nickels but still no silver which is weird considering all the other coins found but eventually one will turn up. Good Hunting
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