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  1. #1
    Stumbles In Corn ..........(Thanks Treblehunter!)

    Apr 2012
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    CALL 9-1-1

    So....I decided to go for a short play
    in the mud. No expectations, just getting
    my "fix".

    But, If I have to go through heart attacks
    just to fix, then maybe it's time to resign.

    Anyway, I managed to find a good combination.
    A bit of high ground that wasn't so muddy and
    was fairly easy to dig.

    After cleaning up a few pulltabs I flipped back
    a plug and saw this:

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    Now, for brevity's sake, I *KNOW* enough to not
    even flinch just cuz the there's something gold
    coloured in the hole. I guess this one did take
    me by surprise though and I did jump and then
    laid back, re-gathering my wits and the realization
    that, more than likely, it was not. Recovered my
    wits and then sat up and finished the hole.

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    There's more to this story but I'll post more about it
    in the post linked in my sigature, below.

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    All in all, not too terrible a walk.
    By the way, that's a whole wheat toast and
    TWO Indian Head cents. One's a 1901.

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    A sparkly to hold Fishy's interest.

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    And lots of shiny for Blingie.
    By the way, that's the very first fountain pen
    I ever dug. It was down a good 9 inches too! Looks
    pretty good for what it's been through.

    Thanks for peeking!
    Last edited by WHADIFIND; Feb 14, 2018 at 02:36 PM.
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  2. #2
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    Tommy

    Dec 2015
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    you. have some interesting walks thanks for the great post
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  3. #3
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    Nov 2012
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    Blingie likes it, that's all that matters. I had a cow digging back in the day in SC, this huge GOLD thing jumps out of the hole. A great early gold plated early button with all the gold on it.
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  4. #4
    ca
    "Nova Scotia is a metal detecting paradise"

    Feb 2014
    Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia
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    It happens. I even pulled out a gold gilt flat button before that gave me a heart attack. Great finds nonetheless!
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    BANNER #3...
    Still working on getting this one! 😃👍

  5. #5
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    Feb 2015
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    Looks like you had a good day. South Carolina must be the place to have a heart attack Smokeythecat, I lived in Sumter for 10 years. I dug a round, thick GOLD roundness. When I first saw it down in the hole, I'm pretty sure I had blood vessels pop somewhere in my head. After I got it out of the hole, it was a plastic gold poker chip. Some kids must have buried it in the sand playing pirates. I'm not a doctor but I thing doctors call it suckItis.(suck-I-tis) That feeling you get when you go from WOOOOHOOO to WTF in 10 seconds.
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  6. #6
    us
    Feb 2009
    schuylkill county pa.
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    Nice job.. Indians make for a good day
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  7. #7
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    DEPLORABLE

    Jul 2015
    Port Allegheny, Pennsylvania
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    Good on you, Whadi.
    I love it when the GOLD colored coins show up.
    Congratulations on your finds.
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  8. #8
    us
    Mar 2015
    New Bedford, MA
    White's Coinmaster Pro, Tesoro Mojave, Garrett AT Pro, 5x8 DD, 15" NEL Attack, Garrett Pro-pointer, Pro Series 5x9 sand scoop, 30" Royal Compact sluice, 36" Bazooka Gold Trap, Gold Cube.
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    Great stuff! I had that same feeling with a... I think it was a 2 euro coin? It's gold colored and it was small enough that I thought I hit the jackpot. Needless to say, I still don't have a gold coin to my name that I haven't purchased.
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  9. #9
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    Oct 2014
    Massachusetts
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    Nice finds and an enjoyable walk in the park! GL & HH
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  10. #10
    Its the excitement that counts ! Nice coin.
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  11. #11
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    Jun 2012
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    Well you got your cardio workout in for the day.

    I know that "euro" feeling, my heart rate wildly ramping up while part of my brain was asking "why would a gold coin be in a school yard?".
    Its happy, happy....uh...oooo, swan dive into disappointment.

    There is something not right about issuing common coins in a gold color, its just not right.
    Even a warning sticker won't help.

    The fountain pen is quite a find now days, nice!

    Fishy is a happy camper with his bling. I'm guessing Blingie will be carting off the offending "gold" coin as his treasure.

    Glad your playing in the mud went well.
    The temps are rising, a good sign for us.
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