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  1. #1
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    The Rookie

    Apr 2014
    Eagan, MN
    Bounty Hunter Tracker IV
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    15 times

    Non-tector finds

    Hey everyone,

    Wondering what cool things have been found without a MD.

    Sent from my iPhone using TreasureNet

  2. #2
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    The Punisher

    Feb 2014
    PA
    Garret Ace 350
    88
    31 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Well when I was MDing a old house, before I set my detector down I saw a coin right on the surface and it was a buffalo nickel!

  3. #3
    us
    we exist,and we are watching you

    Nov 2011
    so.cal.mtns.
    garrett,minelab,fisher,,,atp current weapon of choice
    3,765
    3401 times
    Metal Detecting
    Banner Finds (1)
    Honorable Mentions (1)
    I'm guessing you mean surface finds while on a hunt.I picked up a rolex submariner that got pummeled by a snow plow.Still got $650.00 for parts.My first two mercs.Three buffalos.Gold wedding band and untold other jewelry.

    short answer is that everything I look for detecting I surface found at least once while hunting.Ski area hunts are always more about seeing than hearing.
    cheers
    I dont care which machine you use...you're gonna dig trash.
    an extra thousand bucks aint gonna solve that.

  4. #4
    us
    Mar 2014
    Traveling US to work
    Current Whites DFX Past Garret GTI 2500 and others Prospecting Minelab GPZ 7000 Past SD 2100 GP 3000 (retired)
    2,056
    1677 times
    Metal Detecting
    Buffalo nickels, wheat pennies lots of modern clad, few bits of junk jewelry, gold nuggets, lost tools, paper bills..... pretty much anything can be specked with a sharp eye. Cant say how many times on a detect I bipped it then specked it.
    Everyone Believes they have gold buried in the back yard... small wonder so few ever look for it.

  5. #5
    us
    Jun 2012
    MA
    M-6, pro pointer, pistol probe
    14,254
    14793 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Jewelry, paper money, clad, golf balls, tennis balls, cell ph, keys, backpack, aluminum ladder, the list goes on!

  6. #6

    Apr 2012
    267
    173 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

  7. #7
    us
    Jun 2012
    MA
    M-6, pro pointer, pistol probe
    14,254
    14793 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    A twenty dollar bill, with a snow blower, and it didn't shred it!

  8. #8
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    Cat wrangler

    Jan 2014
    Pennsylvania
    Eurotek Pro
    62
    31 times
    Metal Detecting
    I posted this a couple times already in the coins section, but I found a few goodies just by rooting around in my change jars:

    - Two dozen wheat pennies
    - 1943 war nickel, which is in great shape considering it was in circulation
    - Several Canadian pennies, nickels and dimes (one of the pennies says Georgivs VI 1952, which I never saw before)
    - A few nickels from the 40s and 50s
    - This bizarre silver-coated penny from 1971 (which I believe is from some kind of high school chemistry project where you dip a penny in boiling chemicals and it turns silver)
    - A huge pile of half-dollars that my aunt gave to me years ago, many of which are 90% silver. I couldn't find them for the longest time.

 

 

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