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Thread: Fort Myers Beach hunt 2-12-2019

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  1. #1
    Oct 2018
    NE Ohio
    Minelab Equinox 600 Garrett AT Max Bounty Hunter Land Ranger Pro Bounty Hunter Tracker Pro
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    Fort Myers Beach hunt 2-12-2019

    I forgot to post this one yesterday. Things got busy and the finds weren’t anything to write home about, as I chose the wrong direction to hunt in.

    I met a fellow detectorist as soon as I got on the beach, who also had an Equinox 600. We chatted for awhile, and he asked me how many bullets I’d dug. Bullets...? NONE was my answered. He then told me that the military used to do maneuvers off the coast, and he’s found lots of bullets over the years. Interesting...

    We parted company and I went off to where I wanted to hunt. Within about ten minutes, I dug an 18-19 signal that turned out to be what appears to be a 5,56mm round. Throughout the rest of the hunt I dug two more rounds that look to be 30cal rounds. What were the odds of digging three bullets after that conversation? He was certainly good karma for me.

    Best dig of the day? Hot Wheels Chevy Silverado pickup truck! I love digging these little vehicles for my grandsons to play with.

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  2. #2
    Charter Member

    Jan 2011
    Yuma, AZ
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    It's always nice to run into a fellow detectorist. Never know what you'll learn.
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  3. #3

    Aug 2017
    SW Missouri
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    Nice!!! Congrats!!!
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  4. #4
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    Diggin up TEXAS!

    Sep 2009
    Fort Worth,Texas
    CTX 3030 / AT PRO / Etrac w/ NEL
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    Beaches are scarce down there. I hunted it a some area a few months ago and it seemed like they just dropped 3 feet of sand

    always nice hunting a beach thou!

  5. #5
    Aug 2007
    Western New York
    CTX-3030, Equinox 800
    3868 times
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    Nice finds! Congrats! Used to love matchbox cars when I was young. Your grandsons will probably love the truck!
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    CTX-3030, Equinox 800

  6. #6
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    Oct 2014
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    Nice hunt with some cool finds!
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  7. #7
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    Jul 2015
    Port Allegheny, Pennsylvania
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    Ft. Myers,, hmmmm,, nice and warm.
    Congrats on your finds.
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  8. #8
    Metal Detecting & Hotwheels Collecting

    Sep 2014
    Finger Lakes Region, Upstate NY
    Equinox 600, Tesoro, Bounty Hunter, Deteknix
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    Nice hunt, I like digging HW's for myself
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  9. #9
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    Dec 2015
    Ann Arbor
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    Nice finds Ill tell ya you could take the coil off my machine and I would still have a Blast walking on a beach right about now.
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  10. #10

    Aug 2012
    Niagara falls
    Equinox 600, fisher gold bug pro.
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    Nice finds, I like finding matchbox toys too. Congrats



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