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    Michael

    Aug 2013
    Upstate NY
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    New to the hobby. A nice find.

    Got my first metal detector a week a go. It's a cheep little no bell's or knobs to turn but it has been fun and got me out of the house for a bit into the back yard. So one of my first finds is the Wyatt Earp badge and new coins. Date on badge says 1957. It was found in upstate Ny and my moms house thats not that old. Built in the 1930's. My hunt will continue with my new found hobby for coin's and other things of the past.

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    Bounty Hunter Quicksilver
    2 inch's dry dirt
    Upstate NY
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  2. #2
    us
    Nov 2012
    New Orleans
    Teknetics alpha 2000 ,garret pro pointer
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    Wow, great badge
    Ad Majorum Dei Gloriam

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    us
    Jan 2013
    fayette county wv
    Garrett AT PRO, 5X8 DD, white's coin master pro, 4X6 DD, garrett propointer
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    nice find congrats HH

  4. #4

    Sep 2012
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    That's awesome! My first find was a pair of Red Ryder BB gun tokens that use to have the little viewer with picture stills from the old show. Some one was using them to hold a Yale key for a lock. They were buried deep in a garden under 40 years worth of plants called iron something....terrible tough roots...almost stopped digging and was rewarded with my find. I have one and gave the other to my wife. Now she wants me to find gold, lol. W.

  5. #5
    us
    Jun 2011
    Oklahoma
    White's XLT
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    that's a really cool find from a time when a kid could play with a toy gun and not have a swat team called on him
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  6. #6

    Jun 2012
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    Remember watching that show as a kid and liked it quite a bit.....

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    King of the rings

    Mar 2009
    San Jose , California
    Whites MXT PRO with Sunray probe, M6 with a Super 12 coil & a Whites Quantum II
    4,202
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    Banner Finds (3)
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    Sweet find !
    Always looking for that next ring !!

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    Adventure1

    Jan 2013
    North central Pa.
    Garrett at pro/Garrett pro pointer
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    That is great.. Love the find thanks for sharing..
    God made man.. Sam Colt made them equal

  9. #9
    us
    Feb 2013
    SW Indiana
    Garrett GTP 1350
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    Metal Detecting
    You know, in the 19th century Wyatt Earp found work as a Bounty Hunter...and now here in the 21st century...a Bounty Hunter finds a Wyatt Earp!

    yuk yuk...(sorry).
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  10. #10
    us
    Dec 2012
    Upstate NY
    White's MXT Pro, White's M6, Garrett AT Pro, Garrett Pro Pointer, Predator Tools Little Eagle
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    That's a cool find Hawk. Looks like a merchandising item from the TV show starring Hugh O'Brian that began in 1955 and ran until 1961 or so.

 

 

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