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    Just another Guy In Back

    Feb 2007
    Left coast of Florida
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    Found the earrings

    I was hunting Pass-A-Grille beach near St. Pete Fl this afternoon. The beach has changed tremendously due to TS Debbie. I'm finding some historic pull tabs, and some very old bottle caps. Nothing but the usual junk for me, but a bad day at the beach is better than a good day....

    Anyhow, I was leaving the beach and stopped to rinse my gear. This fellow walked up to me and said, "How much can I pay you to help me?" "Nothing" I said, "What did you loose?"

    He told me that he had some custom earrings made for his daughter in Panama and she is down visiting from Indiania. She treasured them and made sure she took them off before going into the water. She set them on the beach towel and well, you can guess the rest of the story. I asked him to show me where they were, and again declined any money.

    I saw where they had been digging and scraping in the sand looking for them. They did some serious searching.

    The Infinium had no trouble with three cents, a small wire, some tiny foil, and then viola! The first earring. It had just a very fine piece of wire holding the stone. A minute later, the other one.

    He said he was going to be his daughters hero today, she had been in tears (11 Years old) since loosing them.

    So, my finds for the day, can slaw, pull tabs, two AA batteries, three cents, and one very happy little girl.

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  2. #2

    Jun 2012
    ruskin fl
    AT PRO, minelab excal 800
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    Good man, feels good doing good deeds @ the bch, they always have that same look you can see a mile away walking towards you, I always turn down the money too I once took a coke thow my cooler was a long way back

  3. #3
    us
    Aug 2009
    Sacramento Cailifonia
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    a good example for our hobby G.I.B...........well done!!!!!

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    CASPER

    Jan 2012
    NEW ENGLAND
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    WTG nice save
    "Casper" - coincidence -check it out - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Casper_(name) -
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    Feb 2012
    North Pole
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    One third jewelry of the World are under sand so far
    Finds2014
    Coins usables=800
    Silver= 8 pieces
    Gold= 2 Rings


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    Feb 2012
    North Pole
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    I wish you luck next hunt.
    One third jewelry of the World are under sand so far
    Finds2014
    Coins usables=800
    Silver= 8 pieces
    Gold= 2 Rings


  7. #7
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    us
    Aug 2011
    Southwest Florida
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    Good deedsare rewarded three times over!

  8. #8
    us
    Apr 2012
    Riverside,California
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    WTG,,Blessings will be returned!!!

  9. #9
    us
    Dec 2010
    Minelab GT; Sov Elite
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    Enjoyable post and pics, GIB!

    Congrats on finding and returning that treasure

    Lorraine

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    Anita

    Apr 2012
    New Hampshire & Maine
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    Kudos!

 

 

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