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  1. Squeee!

    Usually I reserve "squeee" for kitties but wanted to share that hubby is buying me my Ace250 right now! Soooo excited!
  2. Jewelers and Trust and Urban Legends

    Hi Everyone! I have been lurking but not posting much because Wisconsin winter sucked more than usual this year, and because it's just been one of those crazy times of life. Plus, I give up on my metal detector, which is for another thread if ever talked about, but I doubt that I'll have...
  3. Petrified Wood! (I think anyway)

    Here are a lot of pics of some of these after the first scrub cleaning. They are still wet to show the colors and stuff, so I realize that no solid evaluation can probably be given yet, but am I probably correct in assuming this IS all petrified wood? There seem to be different materials in...
  4. ID help - White w/ Purple Circle & Green Sparklies

    Yeah, my title description is probably showing my ignorance, but I really am trying with this stuff! I'm concentrating mostly on rocks/minerals lately since that's where all my luck seems to be and I'm finding myself more and more fascinated. However, there is a major steep learning curve for...
  5. Does this count as "First Silver"? 1941 Quarter

    After tons of trash--cans, tabs, bullets, nails, periodic current-date coins, etc--finally pulled a quarter out of my yard. I was actually in a state of annoyance because the damned md was beeping like crazy and I'd already dug down a foot deep, in a hole getting to be 3 feet wide (as mentioned...
  6. Some Favorite Recent Finds

    I must state that I am totally ignorant thus far in identification; beyond the most obvious agate or such, I'm pretty much drifting in lots and lots of "maybe possibly sort of looking like it could be...." I had a really great day on the 14th and found all of these and also the agate I posted...
  7. Can tell this will be a forever-favorite agate...

    I've been cramming as much as I can learn about agates lately and have fallen in love with them like apparently most people. I *think* I'm finding quite a few but with the limited equipment I have currently I can't always crack them open to make sure they're agates or not. However, on my hunt...
  8. Ax Head found in creek -- Worth much work in restoring?

    I found this in a local creek yesterday. I'm thinking it's probably from the tons of logging done around the area and will be going back to the same area tomorrow to see if there are any other finds around, but it started storming as I found this one and so I figured I should head back out of...
  9. Sprocket?

    Thus far I'm not having much luck (just got my detector for my bday on Aug 4th). I've been doing slow searches of our yard since the night I brought it home, and other than coins from my own pockets dropped in the driveway, I've found a huge old house grate that was apparently used for a...
  10. Ive found a couple of rocks like this lately and hoped for help to ID...

    I've found a couple of rocks like this lately and hoped for help to ID... I've been digging through an amazing creek bed that was apparently formed from glacial edges and the stuff the glaciers dropped off. It's an amazing area for me since I'm depressed by the rest of my local...
  11. Effects of wildfires in the past...?

    Hi everyone... :) I'd like to retroactively thank you all for creating a wealth of info at this site; I've been lurking intently for a couple weeks now and trying to get the hang of stuff. I just got my very first MD as an early birthday present. It's a lifelong dream and when hubby gave me...
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