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    Feb 2010
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    1722 George and a Tick!

    This morning it was below freezing when I put my frozen waders on to cross over on to one of my favorite sites here in South Jersey. By the afternoon the ticks were on me! This site just keeps giving no matter how many times I beat it down. Just when I think it's cleaned out yet another George comes up. My Fisher F-75 does well but I'm only getting surface targets. Every time I sift the same site it opens up a so much more.
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    Sweet find thats enough to keepme going out in the cold. I thought ticks went away in the cold....Well done great coin. Tommy

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    Very nice!
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    jacdec1968

    Feb 2014
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    That is a nice KG I. Lots of meat on the bone.
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    That's a great looking one. I was out today...now I'm going to be looking for ticks for hours!

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    Beautiful coin! We have ticks here year-round now, if there's no snow they make their way up from the ground cover as the day progresses. I've seen them in January, but interestingly they almost completely disappear in the summer.
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    Ticks like skeeters now days carry some serious diseases . I spray before I play now.

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  9. #9
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    That is a gorgeous coin!...but what about a close-up of the tick? Hate those creatures.
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    Ugh. a little over 30 years ago I got Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever from a tick bite. Incredibly high fever, it was one of the most horrible things in my life. Spent four days in the hospital hooked up to all kinds of IVs. I HATE Ticks
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    Very nice that coin is a beauty George I!!! Thanks for sharing sounds like an awesome spot that you have! I found my first George I today and my spot had ticks as well but fortunately I didn't see any! I'll post it Monday or so.
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    I also hate ticks. I haven't seen one in 2019. Last year, they literally leaped out of trees to fall on us.

  14. #14
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    Dec 2016
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    Great find congrats! You mentioned you're mostly finding shallow targets. Try one of the other forums for some advice on settings. Try different settings next time you're out detecting. Go over the same path in different settings too. Good luck
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    Great looking coin. We sure don't find those in my area. Nicely done.
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    You're not going to find anything cool sitting on the couch!

 

 
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