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    Gold Wedding Band Returned To Farmer After 15 Years!

    Today we continued the grind field & managed to cover 5 acres in 5 hours! Lots of junk clearing.
    Only real good find was a Gold Wedding Band & to our surprise (although the thought crossed our mind, it being a modern ring) the farmer stated he had lost it 15 years ago whilst fixing a tractor, the misses went mental...
    We said we would take it home, clean it, photo it & return to him on Monday.

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    TOO BUSY TO DETECT,YOU'RE TOO BUSY!!!

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    Tuberale

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    Looks like the ring got "plowed" or something. Thanks for photographing it, and letting the farmer have it back (on Monday). Honorable Mention seems to be in order...

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    That's crazy all those finds I would love to go somewhere that old lots of fun good job returning that ring happy spouse happy house now she can forgive him after all those years!!!!Thanks for sharing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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    Nice assortment of old finds congrats
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    Fantastic finds and Karma - Congratulations!

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    Great job Cru. Must have been a great feeling. I returned a ring once and found a tree coin a few weeks later. Hope you're rewarded with the same kind of karma
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    23 Banner and finally a honorable mention. I thought you get one some years ago whith the bomber throttle controls, now you will make it. A wedding band is one of the few chances for us field hunter. Well done!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tuberale View Post
    Looks like the ring got "plowed" or something. Thanks for photographing it, and letting the farmer have it back (on Monday). Honorable Mention seems to be in order...
    Yeap, it will need a jeweler to straighten it.
    TOO BUSY TO DETECT,YOU'RE TOO BUSY!!!

    'Time isn't money it's finds, unless your finds are money' 08/12/17
    'No good comes from thinking about how much time we waste detecting, as wasted time is good soul time' 25/06/08
    A real man thinks about detecting every 6 seconds.
    'They look over their shoulder, I look to the ground' 30/09/12
    We can not understand ourselves unless we understand our HISTORY.
    PMA:Positive MetalDetecting Attitude.
    ONE LIFE - DETECT IT

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    Great story, great finds and awesome 15 year in the making return! Congratualtions!
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    An Honorable Mention icon will look good beneath your 23 Banner Finds....well done sir!
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    I invite you to visit my profile, look what I've found!

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    Wow! Great stuff!! Congrats HH
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    Well done Cru! And I like that complete spectacle button too ....
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    Great finds Crusader. You guys in England sure seem to find some really great stuff. Nice job on returning the ring. I also cast a vote for honorable mention.
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    Great return !! I hope Karma returns the favor for ya! Great finds as well you guys have a ton of history there !!
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    With 23 banner finds I guess you could call that a day of junk cleaning. Lol
    Congrats on the gold ring and return!! Maybe your next hunt you'll see how karma works.
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