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  1. #16
    us
    Jul 2009
    NW Alabama
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    NO! YOU ARE NOT ALOUD TO KEEP THEM.
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  2. #17

    Apr 2018
    Garrett ACE 400.
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    My guess is if you found the gold coin at a bank with a gun, you might need to return it and possibly do 3 to 5 in a county lock up.

  3. #18

    May 2017
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    I remember getting a State Park metal detecting permit and reading it over. There was a line that said:

    YOU MUST TURN IN ANY FINDS WORTH MORE THAN $20 TO THE PARKS DEPARTMENT.

    I don't think I ever laughed that hard before.

  4. #19
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    Sir

    Sep 2015
    Connecticut
    Minelab
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    Welcome here. There are many funny comments here. You are lucky to find gold coins anywhere. Just tell your wife or girlfriend or both. Nobody else except our Uncle Sam. Good luck.

  5. #20

    Jul 2018
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    I will admit I would tell NOBODY and keep them, heck I never knew such a law could be on the books anyways, but I am very impressed to see such honesty these days. I have much respect for you, I know very few people with even close to that kind of character.
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  6. #21
    us
    Feb 2016
    IOWA
    Garrett GTI 2500 Garrett Infinium and Whites Eagle II S (yes its older than some of the young'uns here)
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    When I was in the army they told us that a secret stopped being a secret the instant a 2nd person knew what you know, because from then on you have no control of where the knowledge went.
    NEVER EVER commit to paper something that you don't want known now or in the future. (Just assume electronics now too)
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  7. #22
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    Bruce Reigle

    Mar 2016
    Shamokin, Pa.
    Whites coinmaster
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    1794 times
    Metal Detecting
    Absolutely everything of value that I ever found was found while gardening in my own backyard !!!
    Diggin-N-Dumps and Joe-Dirt like this.

  8. #23
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    us
    Dec 2007
    Colorado
    Whites Goldmaster GMT, GMII,Whites Sierra Super Trac, Ace250, Teknetics Gamma 6000, Whites Pinpointer,Garrett Pro Pointer II
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    Metal Detecting
    If you put it on the internet they will watch you. I get watched a lot.

  9. #24

    Mar 2007
    Salinas, CA
    Explorer II, Compass 77b, Tesoro shadow X2
    13,667
    10029 times
    Banner Finds (4)
    Quote Originally Posted by ecmjamsit View Post
    If you put it on the internet they will watch you. I get watched a lot.

    Uhhh, last I checked, there was/is a lot of show & tell that gets put on md'ing forums. Even some highly valuable stuff that's very worthy of "atteboys". Ok, you tell me: How many of those people got the IRS showing up at their doorsteps asking for the tax due on those items ?

    And how many beach hunters posting their latest show & tell ring finds, have had police show up at their doorstep to make sure they followed proper lost & found procedures for their state ?

    If you answered both these questions correctly, I think you will see that you are over-thinking things a *tad* bit.
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  10. #25
    us
    Mar 2013
    Fisher Gold Bug Pro Tesoro Cibola Nokta Pointer; Phillips SHS5200 phones
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    Metal Detecting
    Finders-Keepers, I say...!
    "Don't tell, if they don't ask"
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    Stick With It - It's not *IF* you'll find the good stuff , but WHEN!

  11. #26
    us
    Mar 2015
    Bodymore, Metalland
    Minelab Excal, Safari, Garrett infinium, Whites prizm 4
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    I'll let you know when I find so many I need help digging them up. Until then I only ever found aluminum cans and pennies but I spent more cleaning them than they are worth.

  12. #27

    Oct 2016
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    One state I know of allows no water hunting anywhere
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  13. #28
    us
    Mar 2011
    Earth
    A couple Sovereign's, Excalibur II, Eureka Gold, Falcon MD20, TM808, Sierra Madre, 5900 DIProsl, Garrett ADS III with Bloodhound, Fisher 1280x, Equinox 800
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    Quote Originally Posted by Tiredman View Post
    One state I know of allows no water hunting anywhere
    What one?
    Never keep a paper dollar in your pocket till tomorrow


  14. #29

    Mar 2007
    Salinas, CA
    Explorer II, Compass 77b, Tesoro shadow X2
    13,667
    10029 times
    Banner Finds (4)
    Quote Originally Posted by Tiredman View Post
    One state I know of allows no water hunting anywhere
    Got a link ? Me thinks whatever it is, that you're citing, is only for something very specific. Not "the entire state". Got a link ?

    For example: This has been a common misinterpretation of the FMDAC's state-by-state compendium : Someone reads something dire about their state's parks (like if it has an outight "no"). And they mistakingly think that means all the parks in their state. But on the contrary: That's only for state parks. And has no bearing on city, federal, county, or private land. And ..... no ....... any such rule does not "subrogate downwards to lesser/lower entities ".

    So .... got a link ?

  15. #30

    Oct 2016
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    Quote Originally Posted by treasuresalvor View Post
    What one?
    Wisconsin I've been told, some detectorist found copper culture artifacts and sold them on eBay, it ended water, beach, stream and River hunting anywhere. Believe this was 2009.

 

 
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