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  1. #1
    Sep 2016
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Garrett AT Pro - NEL Sharpshooter & Thunder DD
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    Today's City Park finds; Locked Real Gun, Merc, and Vintage Pin

    I haven't posted in a while. I've been going out quite often finding some decent old coins and such. These days I usually post if I find older silver or something out of the ordinary that I think fellow tnet'ers would find interesting. Today I went to a trashy city park with the sharpshooter coil on the ATP.

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    My first cool find was this Elks 56th Annual Reunion Pin July 1920. Manufactured by Robbins Co.

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    Next I found my first ever real gun! I'm not sure what kind it is and I didnt take it home. I left it on the surface. No danger since it's locked.

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    Make sure leaf clutter is checked carefully as there could be silver mixed in. I didn't have to dig this Merc.

    Thanks for reading and good luck to all on your hunts.

  2. #2
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    Cool finds. I’d bet money that gun was stolen.
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  3. #3

    Apr 2016
    South Western PA
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    Interesting that you found a silver basically on the surface in the woods. I found a couple Rosie’s a couple years ago on the surface in the woods, but they were in a run off/erosion area. The locked gun is an unusual find. Congrats !
    lairmo, Brendan75, Hawks88 and 3 others like this.

  4. #4
    steve andermatt

    Apr 2013
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    You should have anonymously called the cops and told them where the gun was it could help eliminate a stolen weapon report.
    lairmo, Brendan75, EARL51 and 11 others like this.
    back of the boat

  5. #5
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    Jan 2009
    SW MO
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    That gun would be coming with me....you left it on the surface?...in a park? Nice finds....

  6. #6
    Sep 2005
    Seattle, WA
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    Way to go Metal Headz on some cool and also super interesting finds!

  7. #7
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    Kona Koma

    Nov 2017
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    Nice merc. I can’t believe you left that gun on the surface. I would have called the sheriff. A locked gun probably means a stolen gun and later tossed. I would be interested in why you left the gun.

  8. #8
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    Jan 2011
    Yuma, AZ
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    Gun was probably stolen or otherwise involved in criminal activity.
    You can't get where you want to be if you stay where you're at!

  9. #9

    Aug 2017
    Equinox 800/ Garrett AT pro/ Minelab X- terra 305/ Garrett Ace 250
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    Hi, nice finds. Congrats

  10. #10
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    Oct 2014
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    Nice finds!

    Would probably be best to recover the gun and turn it in or at least notify the police.

  11. #11
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    Quote Originally Posted by lairmo View Post
    That gun would be coming with me....
    Mee, too!
    “It is best as one grows older to strip oneself of possessions, to shed oneself downward like a tree, to be almost wholly earth before one dies.”

  12. #12
    Those are some nice finds. I agree with the rest. You wouldnt want to keep the gun, as I'm sure it was stolen, but Police should be notified.

  13. #13

    Aug 2012
    Niagara falls
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    Nice finds. Congrats

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    Call the cops! It's a public service.... And the police will thank you for it, and just might win you some very good will.
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  15. #15
    Nov 2012
    Custer County, CO. at 9300 Ft.
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    Heard of some really stupid movers in the past,, but leaving the gun in the park has to be a new low!!!!!!!!
    The RIGHT of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed..What part of "WILL NOT BE INFRINGED" Don't you understand?? That means ANY Gun law ever passed is unconstitutional!
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