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  1. #1
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    Oct 2006
    West Haven, UT
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    Long overdue first

    I finally got a walking half. I have found many silver dimes and quarters in my time and just recently posted my first silver coin (a quarter) that I found in about 2 years.

    Me and my partner got out for about a hour tonight, I might have stayed out longer but I had to take the kids out for trick or treating. Anyway they are planning on removing some old homes and many are borded up, so we decided to hit it a bit early. Well the first yard that we hit I got my first walker (1943)and yes it does have a scratch on it from my shovel d@#$ it. No excuses except the signal was not a real good one and my pinpointer was going crazy I believe there was a large iron object deeper. When I dug it I thought wow that is a big quarter (tap tap.. stupid its big cause its a half). Next coin I got was a no date buffalo. I got a few wheaties I havn't really checked the dates so that will be tomorows task. Between the time I found the walker and the buffalo this girl possibly homeless (we hunt the good part of town )stop and wanted to chat it up and "can I give it a try". Holy cow leave us alone already. She was making me real nervous and I was having a hard time concentrating on the task at hand.

    Well there are more houses to try so this week will get good I hope. I can't believe that my first two silver coins I have gotten since coming back to the greatest hobby has been a quarter and a half. I suspect that when they demo this block of homes there will be some seated and IH's to be found, I hope they don't fence it off when the best stuff is getting easier to find.

    Happy Hunting.
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  2. #2
    Sep 2006
    Tesoro - Cortez Minelab SE
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    Re: Long overdue first

    Very nice. I have yet to find any good "big" coins, I have one Wash. quarter,1941D. Other than that, small coins and a lotta clad. I am SO looking forward to my first half.
    I noticed that no-one really utilizes all the signature space provided, so I figured to be REALLY original I would make up the longest signature that I could and probably just leave it as one big run on sentence because all that punctuation just takes up way too much space-HH.

  3. #3
    Apr 2005
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    Re: Long overdue first

    Congrats on the walking half ! Looks like some good hunting grounds. Thanks for sharing.

    Huntin' 59er

  4. #4
    Feb 2005
    Bavaria Germany
    Minelab XT70, Fisher 1280, Garrett Ace 250 and MH5
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    Re: Long overdue first

    Congrats on the big silver and good luck when you get back there! HH, Mike

  5. #5
    Aug 2006
    New York
    Minelab Excalibur 2, Fisher F75, XP Deus
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    Re: Long overdue first

    What a hobby

  6. #6

    Dec 2004
    Wayne County, NY
    Minelab X-Terra 70 / Tesoro TigerShark / Fisher F70
    212 times
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    Re: Long overdue first

    Hey, that's two silvers this week you scratched!

    ... dig wider holes!

    Nice! Except the scratch but halves are hard to come by in most cases. Welcome back into the community, sounds like from your 1st silver that you took way to much time off!

    Keep diggin' !
    .~.~.~.~. Dig it up .~.~.~.~.

  7. #7
    Mar 2006
    Mxt 6x10 coil Massachusetts
    21 times

    Re: Long overdue first

    woo-hoo !!!!!!! aint she sweet....congrads on another first.....
    keenest hobby ever

  8. #8
    Brush Creek

    Re: Long overdue first

    Our hospital is expanding soon, first of the year, and they bought about 10 homes that will have to be moved or torn down.
    I hope they don't restrict it with fence or something.

  9. #9
    Jul 2006
    Corpus Christi, Tx.
    Garrett Ace 250
    17 times

    Re: Long overdue first

    PF: Did you hear a loud Scream when you shoved that Shovel down? What a Shame! At least it's still .36169 oz of Silver! That site sounds real good tho! Finish it off before the Developers come in! And take it easy with that Tool!!

    Corpus Christi, Tx.
                          Member of the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy!

  10. #10
    Jun 2005
    The Edge
    3 times

    Re: Long overdue first

    Nice, very nice!
    He who made kittens put snakes in the grass.

  11. #11
    Dec 2004
    Omega 8000 & Tesoro Cortes
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    Re: Long overdue first

    Nice half !

    Sorry about the digger scratches.

  12. #12

    Jul 2004
    Shelbyville or any yard where the owner will let me detect!
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    Metal Detecting
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    Re: Long overdue first

    a scratch or not,that is still a beautiful pice of siver coinery...

  13. #13

    Re: Long overdue first

    Nice piece of silver! Congrats!
    Finder of Things!

  14. #14

    Sep 2005
    Cleveland, OH
    35 times

    Re: Long overdue first

    Welcome back to the hobby and great way to get back into it. What detector were/are you using?

    Minelab Exp II, Whites DFX, Whites Classic III(former Tejon, CoinStrike & Quattro user)

  15. #15

    Apr 2006
    Easton, Pa.
    Whites XLT
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    Re: Long overdue first

    nice finds


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