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    Nov 2019
    cape coral, florida
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    possiable musket ball turned into sinker?

    went to a park I've hunted before. I final got an ATPRO. great in the water. I was wondering if the round sink might be a musket ball? it seems to be a lot older then the other hand made sink from the discoloration. also found a old bottle opener and shaver. I have found a few silvers and wheat pennies over the years around the land base part of the park, but now that I can go in the water its a whole new ballgame. Click image for larger version. 

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    papa

    Feb 2017
    Georgetown, SC
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    Cast net sinker.


    "And so the population was gradually led into the demoralising temptations of arcades, baths, and sumptuous banquets. The unsuspecting Britons spoke of such novelties as 'civilisation', when in fact they were only a feature of their enslavement." Tacitus, Roman Senator and Historian, written AD 98.

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    Tommy

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    Net sinker yep That AT is a great machine Good job on the finds

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  4. #4
    us
    Oct 2019
    MA
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    Not sure if it’s made from a bullet but it is an old sinker. It’s hard to date it, but it could be as old as colonial. Neat find!

  5. #5
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    Oct 2014
    Massachusetts
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    Cool find, congrats!

  6. #6
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    Nick

    Nov 2012
    Connecticut
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    Congratulations on getting out with your AT Pro!



    8 Or what woman, having ten silver coins, if she loses one coin, does not light a lamp, sweep the house, and search carefully until she finds it?
    9 And when she has found it, she calls her friends and neighbors together, saying, ‘Rejoice with me, for I have found the piece which I lost!’ - Luke 15:8-9

 

 

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