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  1. #16
    Jul 2017
    The Old North State
    Equinox 600 Tesoro Cutlass Bounty Hunter Tracker II
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Nice find and mighty good Karma. It's always a joy to return found property to its rightful owner.
    To everything there is a season, and a time for every purpose under heaven.
    Therefore, remember your creator in the days of your youth.

  2. #17

    Apr 2018
    141 times
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    Sweet finds!

  3. #18

    May 2013
    City of Rensselaer (upstate NY)
    Minelab Equinox 800-Explorer SE -Sovereign-GT- -Whites 6000 Di pro SL-Specturm XLT.
    5914 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Professor I love the sun ray x 5 coil use it all the time on my SE, itís killer. Congrats on your finds brother....

  4. #19
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    Jesse Mason

    Oct 2018
    Dover Arkansas
    Whites XLT
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    Congrats nice finds thank you for the good deed you showed to the lady she may pass on to her friends how you helped her and make it easer for us to get permissions

  5. #20
    Stumbles In Corn ..........(Thanks Treblehunter!)

    Apr 2012
    South of the Mason-Dixon Line
    Garrett AT-PRO, Garrett Groundhog, Pro-Pointer, Jack Hammer!
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    I've found that karma is pretty much an automatic. I suspect that you found the phone first and at that moment you decided to find the owner. You hadn't even got off the field before you reaped a reward. HE *knows*!

    I vote "Honourable Mention"!

    Good job!
    Last edited by WHADIFIND; Nov 15, 2018 at 09:21 AM.
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  6. #21
    Charter Member
    I'm a greater believer in luck, and I find the harder I work the more I have of itĒ ― Thomas Jefferson

    Apr 2016
    Abita Springs La....Born in New Orleans
    EQUINOX 800
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    Metal Detecting

    A Day in an Old Park

    Nice silver and good karma you canít beat that in the day. Congratulations Professor

  7. #22
    Sep 2011
    Denver, Colorado
    Garrett AT Pro, AT Gold, ATX, MH7 (oldie!) Minelab Explorer SE Pro
    2143 times
    Great hunt and nice return.

  8. #23
    Quote Originally Posted by Professor of Engineering View Post
    Hello Everyone,

    Yesterday, I worked an old park in town. Now this park has been detected since the 1970ís so good finds are not the norm and silver is a rarity. I decided to work an area that had a thin path in the woods that at one time probably was wider. I detected about 10 feet on either side of the path with Minelab Explorer SE Pro using a small Sun Ray X-5 coil do to the overgrown brush. Many holes yielded the usual junk (can pieces, pop tops and foil), but a few nice coins did find my coil during the hunt: Funny, I have found very few silver Washington Quarters in my years of detecting, so that find (1951) was a pleasant surprise.

    The best find of the day was brand new Samsung Smartphone; still charged and unlocked in the grass near where my car was parked. So I sent a message to the last person that texted and asked if they could call the owner of the phone and we could meet for a return. Within two minutes a middle aged woman called (to her phone) and was very excited about the phone recovery. I told her we could meet at a local convenient store in town. We met and she was so happy to get her new phone back. She did offer me $ 50 dollars, but I declined the kind offer.

    Thank you for looking.

    GL & HH


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  9. #24
    Charter Member

    Nov 2013
    XP Deus, F75Ltd., AT PRO, Garrett pointer
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    Way ta go Pro.Congrats
    When you come to a fork in the road, take it.

  10. #25

    Aug 2016
    2679 times
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    Great day detecting Doc and very cool phone return! Should be an honorable mention!

  11. #26
    Feb 2016
    Garrett AT Pro, Garrett AT MAX
    763 times
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    Nice finds Doc. You definitely made someone's day returning their phone. Well done sir.

  12. #27
    Charter Member
    Oct 2014
    Garrett: AT Pro, AT Gold & Infinium; Minelab: Explorer SE, II & X-terra 705; Tesoro: Tejon & Outlaw; White's: V3i & DFX
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    I really appreciate all of the kind words about the phone recovery/return.
    SD51, WHADIFIND and A2coins like this.

  13. #28
    Charter Member
    Dec 2011
    Occupied Shenandoah Valley of Virginia
    Minelab 800 WHITE MXT & NEW VX3 a At Pro and a few others
    1006 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    IT is people like you that make us all look Good. Thanks


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