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  1. #1

    Apr 2016
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    Scout Sniper Hogstooth Recovery

    Spending the weekend in the Outer Banks of NC. Detecting the beach an hour or two every day. Slow going, but awesome weather and fun times with the family.

    This afternoon was out on the beach in front of the condo and a young man, early 20's came running down the beach. He said that he had lost his necklace and wanted to know if I would help. I said sure and as we walked down the beach he explains that he just finished the Marines Scout Sniper school and was given a special bullet "Hogstooth" that are given to graduates to be worn on a necklace. As we get to the area I can see the track marks were he and his parents had gridded the area. He pointed to were he lost the necklace and 2 minutes later my all to familiar bullet (I have dug hundreds of hunters bullets in the PA woods) signal and out pops his necklace.
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    They were super excited and it was a cool moment.
    Not much else from the beach, but one decent plated ring.
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    Hope everyone is enjoying their weekend! Good luck out there!

  2. #2
    us
    May 2015
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    Wow, that’s great!!
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    "Be polite, be professional, but have a plan to kill everybody you meet" General James "Mad Dog" Mattis (Callsign: Chaos), United States Marine Corps (Retired)

    Semper Fidelis !!!!!

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    us
    Oct 2014
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    Nice finds and story...thank you for sharing!
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  4. #4
    us
    Nov 2008
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    What an honor to find that for him,bet he doesn’t lose it again ! Good job !
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    Brendan75

    Aug 2017
    Pretoria
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    Hi, wow Congrats on the Hogstooth recovery. The plated ring is also a nice find
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    Hawks88

    Aug 2012
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    You just made a young man and his family happy. I’m sure it made your day too. Nice finds and congrats.

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    Jul 2017
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    Great finds and great story - love that ring! Congrats!
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    us
    Mar 2011
    San Diego
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    Way to go! Honorable mention for sure.
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    "jus cuz it's wrote down, don't make it so"

  9. #9

    Apr 2016
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    Quote Originally Posted by cudamark View Post
    Way to go! Honorable mention for sure.
    Thanks. Sort of felt like a rock star when the crowd came over to see the hole when I pulled my pinpointer out and then raised the necklace. People were actually clapping.
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    Mar 2011
    San Diego
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    Yup, that never gets old!
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    "jus cuz it's wrote down, don't make it so"

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    us
    Apr 2018
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    Nice good deed for a young man serving his country and keeping us safe. A very fitting story for Memorial Day. Great job.
    If you’re not digging trash you are missing treasure.

  12. #12

    Feb 2017
    Pa
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    Very cool story! Glad he got his prized possession back.
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  13. #13
    us
    May 2010
    No. Cal.
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    A memorial day Tribute to you both.
    Great recovery and return.
    Congrats
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  14. #14
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    TerrysKnifeStore.com

    May 2010
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    Honorable Mention vote!

  15. #15
    Glad you were successful on your seek and search mission. Glad that you took the time to help him out.
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