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    Sep 2006
    lower sackville,nova scotia
    Garretts only
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    another golden "O" bu this time.......

    The light sand slipped through the sieve revealing a shining gold ring. Pocketed it continuing to swish in the water that was like one would expect in a bath tub. Targets scarce but was in the zone after finding my second gold ring in as many swishes.
    Was that time....to get home and ready for work so I started to exit the water only to be approached by the life guard who questioned me as to my finds.
    She indicated that a fellow's young one had lost a signet ring there last Thursday.
    "Do you mean this one" I responded?
    "Maybe. I have a photo on my phone of it. Yes that is it. Have the mans name. I'll call him."
    "I'll leave my card and he can call me." I retorted.
    On my way to work ready for another knock them down and drag them out day. The norm at my workplace.
    Marie calls me at work. Immediately uneasy as she does not have a propensity to call . Turned out a Mr. Patterson had called about the ring. Hunny Bunny gave me the number and I called.
    Arrangement was made to meet the gentleman after work at the Tim's under repair near my abode.
    Mr. Patterson arrived with his son and pleasantries were exchanged. Turned out his son Issac has an aunt that........when I was 13 living in Chester I dated. Unreal! Talked about Newfoundland and asked about a lady from Stephenville....he knew her to.....very small world.
    Anyway Isaac was happy to get his ring back.
    Another golden "O" but this one with a happy ending!

    Sure felt good to give back to the hobby that for over 4 decades has given me so much joy!
    Life is a beach at least till the tide comes in and the Bud is all gone!

  2. #2
    kcm is offline
    Feb 2016
    NW Minnesota
    Tesoro Silver uMax
    7098 times
    Great backstory!! Thanks for sharing.
    "...I've got silver in the stars and gold in the morning sun" - Don Williams

  3. #3
    Charter Member

    Jul 2015
    Port Allegheny, Pennsylvania
    E-trac, Excalibur, XP Deus, & CTX 3030.
    23988 times
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    Sweet hunt and return.
    I'm voting Honorable Mention

  4. #4
    Feb 2016
    Texas Gulf Coast
    AT Pro - CZ-3D - Tesoro Cortez - Sea Hunter Mark II - GTI 2500 - GTAx 550 - F75 S E - F19 - Pro Pointer AT - Pro Pointer II - Perdator Raptor Model 31
    579 times
    Metal Detecting
    Thanks to you for finding the young man's ring and returning it to him. "Congrats" this sort of thing helps with metal detecting reputation.

    Texas ED

  5. #5

    Dec 2015
    Maryland's eastern shore
    whites MXTPro whites MXSport
    13036 times
    Metal Detecting
    Banner Finds (2)
    Congrats on find and return
    Growing old is not for sissies I thought it would take longer to get old.

  6. #6

    Feb 2014
    Martinsburg, Pa. in the summer and Apache Junction, Az in the winter
    Whites Spectrum XLT, Garrett AT Pro, Macro pinpointer, Garrett carrot pinpointer, Lesch digger, Nel Tornado coil for ATPro, Garret ATMax with Nel Tornado coil
    6409 times
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    That is one great feeling to return something that seemed gone for ever by the one that lost it. A big Attaboy for you my friend.

  7. #7
    Charter Member
    Oct 2014
    Garrett: AT Pro, AT Gold & Infinium; Minelab: Explorer SE, II & X-terra 705; Simplex; Tesoro: Tejon & Outlaw; White's: V3i
    35155 times
    Relic Hunting
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    Great story, find and return!

    It's funny how people in our past seem to "pop up" at the strangest times.

  8. #8
    Oct 2013
    Fairfax, Virginia
    Whites MXT All Pro, Garrett AT Pro
    1338 times
    Relic Hunting
    Banner Finds (4)
    Great story !!!!
    without history, there would be no future

  9. #9
    Charter Member
    Mar 2016
    Port Huron MI
    2 Fisher CZ-21's 8 and 10" coils Tesoro Tiger Shark 8 and 10" coils (Interchangeable) Minelab E-Trac with Sun Ray Probe
    8282 times
    Beach and Shallow Water Hunting
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    Congrats. I will also vote Honorable Mention. You did great.
    Please leave a ring after the beep. Thank You.

    ****Always be yourself. The people that matter don't mind, and the people that mind just don't matter. ****

  10. #10

    Feb 2015
    North Central PA
    Tesoro Compadre, Tesoro Vaquero, Garrett Pro-Pointer
    3128 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (2)
    A hearty pat on the back for the good deed........and being a great ambassador for all of us!! Honorable Mention for sure..........!!
    Back to the hunt.........



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