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    Curbing

    I got out for a couple of hours yesterday trying to beat the cold and did some more yatd and curb hunting. First I started on a patch of grass that I had skipped a couple of days prior where the old house had recently been demolished and I found the Great Seal button by the curb. My second target of the day was silver Washington, and the rest of the yard yielded nothing but debris and other crap.

    So with a little bit of time left I decided to walk down the sidewalk and hunt in front of a couple of really old vacant houses. Don't worry I confirmed it with the City Halls Legal Department that the space between the sidewalk and curb was city property, and that there are no ordinances prohibiting me from detecting.

    I'd didn't find much but one of the neighbors who looks like Popcorn Sutton came outside and we had a nice long chat, which resulted in more permissions (for another day) since he maintained the yards of the vacant houses.

    With only a few minutes left before having to head home I swung around the front porch of one of the old houses and scored an 1894 IHP, and as I was walking back to my truck, I hit a banging signal against the curb and pulled out an Airforce button (1949-?).

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    I would be happy with that hunt.
    Congratulations
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    Nice. That Airforce button cleaned up really nice.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Johncoho View Post
    Nice. That Airforce button cleaned up really nice.


    That was before I cleaned it up.


    This is after
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    Cool finds. I primarily hunt curb strips. They can be gold mines. Way to go and thanks for sharing!!
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    Nice Hunt!!! Congrats!!!!
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    You had a productive hunt, congratulations!
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    Very nice finds, Congrats!!!
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    Nice button and IHP! The silver Washington is icing on the cake. Congrats!
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    Congrats on your two excellent finds and more possible permissions. You're on a roll. Good luck out there.
    Last edited by RVRoamer66; Dec 08, 2018 at 12:23 PM.
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    Oops...3 nice finds...
    Last edited by RVRoamer66; Dec 08, 2018 at 12:25 PM.
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    Great little hunt, silver and an IHP are awesome and well an Air Force button is OK. Go Navy!!!!
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    great job its amazing all the stuff just inches under the surface great finds a few years our detecters will show an image lol well done
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    Quote Originally Posted by A2coins View Post
    great job its amazing all the stuff just inches under the surface great finds a few years our detecters will show an image lol well done
    I've been saying that for a few years, and even told an archeologist that develops new GPR, magnetometers and the like that the first guy who creates a handheld metal detector type machine that works like a side scan fishfinder and produces an image, would be RICH.
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