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  1. #1

    Feb 2007
    Over the River and thru the Woods...
    Team Tesoro
    13 times

    What a day - sorta...

    I'll try and keep this short and sweet. Yesterday, found out my job was closing down. To say I was annoyed would be an understatement - especially the way things are right now. Especially after leaving a very good job to take what was supposed to be a "fantastic opportunity". HA! Then I spent four hours in the hospital last night with a recurring heart problem - apparently I have something called "SVT" : Supraventicular tachycardia. I'm still here though, so I can't complain. Gotta' do the follow-up thing and all that.

    Anyway, I woke up early and decided to take the new S.E.F. (10X12) out for it's first swing. While I'm still learning the SE, I can say I definitely like this coil over the stock 10.5 slimline. I headed over to an old home site that I've been to once before with no luck. I was determined to pull some kind of keeper today but didn't expect this - a 1928 S Standing Liberty Quarter. I was sticking to a very small area and just trying to listen to everything the machine was "telling me" - I dug just about everything I could. Pulled three memorials, some screw caps, this strange iron ball (grapeshot?) and the SLQ. I'll be hitting it again possibly tomorrow - hopefully there's more goodies to pull from the depths... 8)

    Enjoy the pics and thanks for stopping by - keep on swingin' y'all...
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    "The spirit of resistance to government is so valuable on certain occasions, that I wish it to be always kept alive. It will often be exercised when wrong, but better so than not to be exercised at all. I like a little rebellion now and then. It is like a storm in the atmosphere"

  2. #2
    Best find 1819 Large Cent

    May 2008
    Pittsfield ma
    Whites PRIZM IV,Whites M-6
    4 times

    Re: What a day - sorta...

    Sweet SLQ DD-777

    Hope you are feeling better.


  3. #3
    Feb 2009
    Souf Cakalack
    Bounty Hunter 505, Excalibur 1000

    Re: What a day - sorta...

    Nice digs. Can't freaking wait to find a good spot to get this kind of target. Good looking coin.



  4. #4
    rig runner09

    Re: What a day - sorta...

    nice find hope you feel better

  5. #5

    Jan 2007
    Northern Middle Tennessee
    Fisher 1266-X, F75 X 2
    2869 times
    Relic Hunting
    Banner Finds (2)

    Re: What a day - sorta...

    The best cure for any ailment is finding Silver and/or CW Relics. Good Luck DD and HH.
    View more Tenn. Trio hunts by going to "You Tube" & typing in "Quindy Robertson".

  6. #6

    Apr 2007
    Southern Indiana
    Whites DFX 300, Vintage Tesoro Sidewinder
    3 times
    Honorable Mentions (1)

    Re: What a day - sorta...

    HH to all, and to all a GH!!!

  7. #7
    Let's go dig some history!

    Jan 2007
    Bounty Hunter Tracker IV / Garrett Ace 250/Minelab X-Terra 70
    88 times

    Re: What a day - sorta...

    Very nice...hope you are feeling better!

  8. #8
    Jul 2007
    Western Massachusetts
    Minelab Excal 1000, Tesoro Silver Umax, Tiger Shark and Whites MXT.
    8 times

    Re: What a day - sorta...

    Great job, very nice!

  9. #9

    Dec 2006
    Concord, NC
    White's DFX and Minelab Explorer SE
    4 times

    Re: What a day - sorta...

    Way to go with the excellent keeper Andy!

    Just like before, when one door closes another opens.

    Glad you were able to come down to the meeting Tuesday! I hope you had a good time. And of course, you have my number, call any time!

  10. #10

    Re: What a day - sorta...

    Sorry to hear about the tough times you are going through, as I know you are a single dad too. I really hope things turn around quickly for you. As far as your health, I told you before I am NOT giving you mouth-to-mouth so don't even think about it.
    Congrats on the SLQ Dude. Those are tough to find.
    I like that Italian dinner roll you posted too.
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    *Oldest coin-1775 Spanish 1 real *Oldest U.S. silver-1833 Capped Bust Half Dime *Best coin - 1945 GOLD 2 1/2 peso *Best Civil War finds:*NC officers belt buckle *CSN Confederate Navy Officer button

  11. #11
    keep on diggin!!

    Jun 2005
    alachua county, FL
    AT MAX
    188 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: What a day - sorta...


    WTG on finds!!! Thats the truth one door closes and another one opens, you know you got your italian cousin here in FL!! Get better soon brother!..gregg

  12. #12
    Feb 2009
    Fisher F2
    7 times

    Re: What a day - sorta...

    Nice.. to bad about the job issue's I know your pain.

    The digging career has slow down pretty bad and I'm kind of worried about the spring.. Well I can look at it like this. More time to swing for my first silver.

    Keep your head up!!

    Happy Hunting

    Twin Digger
    Happy Digging from Twin Digger's

  13. #13
    Apr 2007
    God's lap
    X-terra 70 ACE 250
    62 times

    Re: What a day - sorta...

    Hey Andy! Congrats on the beautiful coin. You take good care of yourself, ok? Will keep you in my prayers for the health and job issues both. Give lil Izzy a huge hug too!

  14. #14
    Apr 2008
    Moronica, northwest of Chicago.
    E-trac & Bounty Hunter Land Star
    23 times

    Re: What a day - sorta...

    Sorry about the health issue and the job issue.

    I'm glad you got out. What a fantastic find!!!

    I wonder about the performance of that coil is compared to the Pro coil. I've been thinking about picking up a 10 x 12. Then the other voice in my head tells me "You don't listen to what the Pro coil is telling you, what makes you think you'll listen to the new one?"
    God bless our veterans! Thank you for your sacrifices!

  15. #15

    Dec 2007
    New Bern, NC
    White's XLT
    1 times

    Re: What a day - sorta...

    Nice finds. I hope you feel better and your job situation turns around soon.


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