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Thread: 30 year fixed!

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    30 year fixed!

    Well I was about ready to pack up the detectors for the winter when I got a call from a husband saying his ring slipped off while raking leaves in the yard during warmer than usual s/e Michigan weather this week.
    So I got on site and him and I talked about where he thought it may be so I set up the MXT and started to detect the area. He left me to search as he went back into the house to do a few chores and hadn't been in there too long when I called him and said I found something interesting! I at first picked up iron signals from the rubber trim metal spikes around the area in question but then a 1 cent +60 reading came up solid from all directions and I was surprised to find the pictured 14k band hiding just under 4 inches of leaves!
    So he came running out and raised his hands in the air in amazement when I was holding the ring!
    We got to talking a bit more and I learned that the ring, like all rings, have a special meaning and a story to them.
    He mentioned that his wife on their 30th anniversary in August had his original ring and her original ring melted together and this one pictured with hubby was the one that represented both and this was her original design incorporated in his new wedding band! How cool was that I thought!
    I wished them a happy holiday season and was happy to see them reunited with their ring that held such a special meaning!
    Jon
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    Last edited by teleprospector; Dec 22, 2016 at 05:46 PM.
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    "Let Thy Hand, Oh God, guide me through the ways Thou seest are needed for those that seek to know Thy way through any effort of mine."

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    Coin Rescue Tech

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    Kudos to you Jon, you just banked some karma. I nominate for honorable mention,
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    Thunter

    Oct 2004
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    Great to be a hero! Congrats on the good deed.
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    art

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    Good for you
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    Growing old is not for sissies I thought it would take longer to get old.

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    Massachusetts
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    Such a sweet story. Great job! -Lisa & John
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    Jon - what a great way to end the season here! Congrats and thanks for sharing your story!
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    BTV Digger

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    Fantastic you could help the gentleman out. Congrats!

    John
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    Cape Cod
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    Great recovery and story- Congrats!

    -- Jeff --
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    Nice story. From your title, I thought it was going to be an add for a mortgage ! Great job on the return.
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    Good Karma coming your way
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    BOSTON
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    Hi; Great Job. I hereby Vote Honorable Mention. Congrats. PEACE:RONB
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    Jan 2013
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    Great job
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    Jun 2011
    Southwest Georgia
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    Way to go!
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    DEPLORABLE

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    Honorable Mention,
    What a neat way for the wife to end up with a new wedding band.
    "Let's melt yours and mine together and meld it into a consolidated ring that you will wear. Oh, and by the way, we now have to buy a ring to fill in the vacancy on my ring finger" lol
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    SOMETIMES I WISH I DIDN'T KNOW NOW ,,, WHAT I DIDN'T KNOW THEN,, Bob Seger

  15. #15
    Hello to all!
    And many thank you's for your kind words!
    Happy Holidays!
    Jon
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    "Let Thy Hand, Oh God, guide me through the ways Thou seest are needed for those that seek to know Thy way through any effort of mine."

 

 

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