Jul 12, 2012, 11:20 AM
Hello from TN
I'm a beginner from TN. I've always been interested in treasure hunting type things but have just decided to pursue it. I am waiting for the battery boxes to repair my vintage Coinstar metal detector I picked up at a yard sale last week and am browsing for others just in case the coinstar does not revive after adding batteries. I'm only $1 invested so far so no harm! I will definitely be getting a detector if it doesn't work. My husband did some major renovating to our front yard early this year and the only metal detector we had to use was a kids version we bummed just for fun. We did find a Mercury dime so it was worth playing in the mud a while.
I'm interested in learning about all forms of treasure hunting and look forward to discovering lots of new interests!
Jul 12, 2012, 11:34 AM
welcome aboard! Be careful though, it gets addicting!
Jul 12, 2012, 11:42 AM
Great to have you. Lots of fun. Just gotta find some good places to hunt and get after it. When I first started ( long ago ) I was lucky enough to get hooked up with an experienced hunter. I liteally just saw him hunting an old home one day and stopped. I already had a used metal detector and learned more about the tricks of the trade from him in a day or two than I was able to pick up myself in a couple of months. Didn't have internet back then so just reading here will be huge head-start but getting with a veteren will help alot. Also remember the that a descent detector makes a HUGE difference. Doesn't have to be new or expensive. Just give a shout or PM if I can help.
Jul 12, 2012, 11:49 AM
Welcome to Tnet from MA.good luck with your new addiction.
Jul 12, 2012, 03:23 PM
Thank you all for the warm welcome! I had never even thought about CWR's before today and I'm anxious to give that a try too!
Jul 14, 2012, 03:10 PM
Good luck from Ct. TN is a great state and people are nice and friendly.... Been to Knoxville a couple times in my travels...
Jul 14, 2012, 09:04 PM
Welcome! What part of Tennessee are you from?
Jul 19, 2012, 06:27 AM
East tennessian here! Kingsport!
Jul 24, 2012, 10:36 PM
Jul 24, 2012, 11:10 PM
Visited your state a couple of times. It is gorgeous. Yeah, I loved Memphis, Nashville and Bristol, but especially enjoyed the drive across it. Looked like a plush golf course. Being from the Alamo city, I had to visit Davy Crockett's birthplace. Also loved Andrew Jackson's home. Don't get upset, but wish you were single so I could use the line one of my student's used on a girl, "you must be from Tennessee cause you're the only 10 I see". There, I finally got to use it. Good hunting with your hubby. Hope you find a lot of treasure.
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