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    Apr 2014
    Charlotte
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    Silver Horsey

    I’ve not been able to get out in a couple of weeks. The weather was supposed to be rainy today, but instead it was just overcast, and it was 70 degrees, so I just had to slip out.

    I was digging the usual, can slaw and pull tabs, I got one of those mid tones that just says tinfoil, you know, hot dog wrapper, however I was surprised to see a little silver tag in the hole. It was smooth and tarnished, so I knew it had to be good.

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    Sure enough, it has “Ann” engraved on it.

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    This was not a good signal at all, however, I was digging all the signals, so it didn’t really matter. As soon as it came out, I took this pic.

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    Then I knocked the dirt out of the back, and you could see the smoothness and grey tarnish. Bingo.

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    A quick wipe revealed a silver horsey pin.

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    One bad signal can make the hunt a success.

    I got a few coins, but not what I was looking for, here is a pic of the kind of stuff I find, lead phone pole tag, broken base from a toy soldier, CB radio tag and a Joe Friday toy badge.

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    Thanks for looking and good luck on your hunts.
    Last edited by Carolina Tom; Feb 11, 2018 at 06:03 PM.

  2. #2
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    Jun 2012
    Florida
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    Hello CT. Hi-Oh Silver...nice digs. Good Luck out there. C9
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    Haven't found anything yet?...You just haven't dug enough holes

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    Feb 2015
    Yacolt WA
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    That hunt would make me happy!
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    Joe

    Nov 2014
    VA
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    Still a great hunt! I love the horse and badge.
    Good job Tom. See you soon Bud.
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    Aug 2017
    Northern Virginia
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    Those are some neat finds, dug me a bunch of tin foil today also but no joy for me this time congratulations Tom!
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  6. #6
    Good digs Tom. I bet you're glad Ann told her boyfriend the Heck with you and the Silver Horse you rode in on.
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    Feb 2009
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    Neat silver find. Nice job
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    Apr 2016
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    Silver horse pin, very nice! Congrats!
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    Tommy

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    Ann Arbor
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    hi ho silver thats cool my friend we got a foot. of snow can you hear my scream lol
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    This is an addiction!!! There is no cure!!! And it only gets worse!!!!! KEEP PLUGGIN AWAY!!!!!!!!!!

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    Been there...Dug that

    Mar 2015
    Northern Illinois
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    Dragnet! Love it. WTG! 🙌
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  11. #11
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    Nov 2014
    Northern Ca.
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    Nice hunt Tom!
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    Coin Rescue Tech

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    Congrats on pulling a couple silvers Tom. I'm partial to the badge, they are enjoyable to dig, takes you back to simpler times.
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    Jun 2011
    Oklahoma
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    cool finds. love the horse
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  14. #14
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    Seattle, WA
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    Good to have you back CT! Nice job on the silver.
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    Title? old fart

    Jun 2014
    mid western ARK
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    very cool history plus a silver horse to top it off. that should have put a smile on your face Tom. those iffy signals can turn out pretty nice sometimes.
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    LUKE 15 : 8 "OR WHAT WOMAN, IF SHE HAS TEN SILVER COINS AND LOSES ONE COIN,DOES NOT LIGHT A LAMP AND SWEEP THE HOUSE AND SEARCH CAREFULLY UNTIL SHE FINDS IT?" 15 : 9 "AND WHEN SHE HAS FOUND IT, SHE CALLS TOGETHER HER FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS, SAYING, "REJOICE WITH ME, FOR I HAVE FOUND THE COIN WHICH I HAD LOST!"

 

 
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