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    Cemetary Gold

    ...Recovery!

    The other nite a co-worker contacted me saying a family member lost her gold necklace while visiting a country cemetary. The necklace was an heirloom handed down by her grandmother. I didn't have high hopes because when I showed up it was freezing cold, deep snow, didn't know if my detector would even work, and they weren't sure where the necklace was lost...I scanned the road for a minute then started following tracks in the snow. After a couple false hits, I kicked the snow and saw the gold. Found it in less than 5 minutes! That's my friend Tony with the necklace.
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    Good deed, I vote honorable mention
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    Nice! I bet they were thrilled.
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    Way to go D!!! Awesome GOLD recovery and in less than 5 minutes too!!
    Congrats on the Honorable Mention and good deed.
    I'm sure the sentimental value of the necklace from her grandmother is priceless
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    Great recovery/return! Congratulations!
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    Glad you didn't have to dig for it! Honorable mention.
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    where the incident occurred?

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    da book worm--researcher

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    nice work..
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    Quote Originally Posted by doni90 View Post
    where the incident occurred?
    In a cemetary.

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    Martiobarbuli

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    Woohoo, finally a cemetery-detecting thread that isn't full of controversy! Great work on the swift recovery and return, hopefully the co-worker's family will return the favor by tracking down some permissions for you this Spring!
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    Quote Originally Posted by fistfulladirt View Post
    ...Recovery!

    The other nite a co-worker contacted me saying a family member lost her gold necklace while visiting a country cemetary. The necklace was an heirloom handed down by her grandmother. I didn't have high hopes because when I showed up it was freezing cold, deep snow, didn't know if my detector would even work, and they weren't sure where the necklace was lost...I scanned the road for a minute then started following tracks in the snow. After a couple false hits, I kicked the snow and saw the gold. Found it in less than 5 minutes! That's my friend Tony with the necklace.
    You are an honor to the hobby (or should I say lifestyle)
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    Congrats ffd on finding the necklace!

    HH
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    Fantastic job there FFD
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    I'm a freakin' Rennaisance man and that's all I care to share... ;-p

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    Congrats and good job. You're friend looks like he's so happy that he went cross-eyed (look at the pic again)!
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