Recent content by newfyviking

  1. black powder crates.

    I did google it and found it was stored in barrels under the water line, they had young men or boys put the powder in small bags for each cannon. i am wondering if they used creates with the bags in them to take to the guns. when in battle time and efficiency would be key.
  2. black powder crates.

    I was wondering if anyone has seen what type of boxes or caring crates the old ships used to carry black powder around on the ships.
  3. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED King George 111 or king George v.

    Thanks, i actually came to that conclusion. Its interisting because the badge came from a murder victium we found while metal detecting in 2006 He was shot in the head and placed against a rock wall, who ever killed him cut off his finger which has a gold ring on it. When we found the ring we...
  4. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED brooch id needed.

    it was 2 feet away and its a button. we had found civil war ball buttons and glass beads near it as well. Even found 3 copper thimbles.
  5. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED brooch id needed.

    This will give you guys a better idea of the size. i would say to small for a hair broach.
  6. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED Hemp rope? Did Nootka Natives use hemp?

    Hi All I have a question about this old rope, is it hemp.
  7. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED King George 111 or king George v.

    Could use some help with this id, the badge has king George on it but is to damaged to see if its the 111 or the fifth. I found it with the other stuff.
  8. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED brooch id needed.

    Its from a old homestead i figured was from the 1860's , but they may have met a tragic end.
  9. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED brooch id needed.

    Thank you It had this wire on it as well. earring makes sense now that i look at it. I would really like to find out the era, when this style was used.
  10. 🔎 UNIDENTIFIED brooch id needed.

    Hi all I found this next to a button. any idea about it , maybe the clasp design will trigger something.
  11. Whites mxt

    will do. just gotta get out and try it.
  12. Whites mxt

    thanks ill give it a try. May have to google the manual.
  13. Whites mxt

    I did have it rebuilt about 10 years ago so maybe a new coil is what i need, It did not like the salt water swim it took. I have a 9.5 inch, anyone know how a bigger one would compare? They seem quite expensive.
  14. Whites mxt

    I have a old mxt but it seems to not work right, seems noisier then it was. Can the coil go bad or could it be the detector. thinking about buying a different one but do not want to spend more then 500. any thoughts about the difference between a 2004 MXT detector vs a 2022 one. Have they...