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    Oct 2018
    NE Ohio
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    New permission yields "firsts" for me...

    I was able to get permission today to detect the property of a closed school that is now being used for something different. I know the current site owner, so this is someplace I can go to for a long time, and hes not allowing anyone else to detect there. Sweeeeeet!

    The site was developed in the 50s, so Im not expecting this to give up much silver coinage. But it does have the potential to be a clad coin shooter's paradise, along with all the other stuff that kids lose. The amount of high tones I passed over are mind boggling, so theres no telling whats there.

    I did a short survey hunt of a couple hours today, and found my first Boy Scout neckerchief slide (current style since the 60s), my first Kennedy Bicentenial half dollar, and my first Chevrolet owner's return postage guaranteed key fob. I had to get home to go to a meeting, so I spent a few minutes just passing the 6 coil over the area...the number of targets was stunning! None of the finds are amazing, but theyre amazing to me.

    Im taking the one guy I trust to maintain confidentiality of the site with me on Thursday. He took me under his wing when I started this hobby last year, and got me on properties that are his exclusive permissions. Im finally able to return the favor, and Im "well chuffed" to do so. (Digger Dawn would be pleased.

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    Randy

    Aug 2017
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    Nice!!! Congrats!!!
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  3. #3
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    Sep 2005
    Seattle, WA
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    Nice, I hope it holds some good mid-century silver and some jewelry for you!
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    Great job!! Congratulations
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    Nice assortment of finds Joe. Thanks for sharing...
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    Looks like some nice finds. I always like finding the Boy Scout Neckerchief slides. They look good in a display case.
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  7. #7
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    Feb 2019
    Camden SC
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    Nice finds!
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    Nice assortment of finds Joe, congrats!!! "D"
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    Tommy

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    Thats gotta be a gold mine for coins and jewelry Well done
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    Oct 2014
    Massachusetts
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    Nice finds, congrats!
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  11. #11
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    Metal Detecting & Hotwheels Collecting

    Sep 2014
    FLR, Upstate NY
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    Nice hunt, congrats & good luck on your next trip
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  12. #12
    us
    Aug 2007
    Western New York
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    Nice finds! And a +1 taking your friend who showed you the ropes! Congrats! I bet you get a lot of silver!
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  13. #13
    us
    Jan 2019
    Alabama
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    Congrat's on new permission and nice finds as well!
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