Jun 14, 2012, 05:20 PM
We just moved into a new house that was built in the 1920's... we have about 1.2 acres of woods outback of our home, our neigbhor which my family has known for a long time saw me playing with my MD in the yard..so he asked me if i found anything interesting yet. He told me that in the back corner of our lot about 20 feet away from our marker there is about a 6x9 spot staked out by some old pieces of 1/2 in pipe that is on a border of our property and another so its not 4 intersecting property lines. There used to be a old brick yard about 100 yards to the left, and there was stories when they were a kid of an old hermet living in a small home in the woods who would "hoard" alot of money. I ran my MD over the area and am getting a strong hit for about a 2x3 area. i began to dig and i hit a layer of layed brick . I stopped there and havent dug anymore since should i take the time to pop the bricks up? and dig some more or am i just wasting my time .
Jun 14, 2012 05:20 PM
Jun 14, 2012, 05:25 PM
What kind of strong hit. What machine ya using.
Jun 14, 2012, 05:26 PM
If it's on your property, the only thing you have to waste is time as you said, so I'd say dig em up - the worst that can happen is that you cleaned up a bunch of bricks out of a corner of your lot. The best that could happen is..... well.... $$$
"There is no getting away from a treasure that once fastens upon your mind" - Joseph Conrad (Nostromo)
Jun 14, 2012, 05:31 PM
Do you really have to ask? DIG!
Jun 14, 2012, 07:44 PM
coinmaster pro, im getting a 8+ inches for a quarter to 50 cent piece. Im gonna dig tomorrow and let you guys know!
Jun 15, 2012, 09:24 AM
I say dig and then look more. Sounds like fun....
Jun 15, 2012, 10:14 AM
Sounds like a treasure hunt to me.I mean what's the worse thing ya could dig up ? Good luck to ya
Jun 15, 2012, 10:34 AM
Jun 15, 2012, 12:54 PM
I deal in reality
Come on now! No treasure hunter would dig a little then hit a layer of bricks then stop!
Jul 03, 2012, 08:31 PM
Jul 03, 2012, 08:43 PM
Lets put it this way, what if you saw a $100 bill laying on the ground and nobody was around....would you get on your computer and ask a jillion people what to do, or simply bend over and pick it up?
The more one learns the more he understands his ignorance. I am simply an ignor ant man trying to lessen his ignorance
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Jul 03, 2012, 11:29 PM
Your wasting your time...go dig some zincolns.
Jul 04, 2012, 09:53 AM
Jul 05, 2012, 09:51 AM
Been awhile and no update... Hopefully it didn't turn out to be a bricked over well... There are two bricked over cisterns on my dads one acre.
Originally Posted by Ncorwin
Jul 06, 2012, 01:04 AM
Sorry about taking so long with a reply, it was actually a pretty large area in the end and was the loading dock foundation from the old brick factory...found some nails, pennys but no silver
Jul 06, 2012, 08:35 AM
Well as they say, the fun is in the hunt! At least you now know just that much more about your property. Thanks for the update.
Jul 06, 2012, 08:48 AM
Oh well ya gave it a shot and now ya know.You'll get er on the next hunt.Good luck & good hunting............................
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