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  1. A thought about getting permissions for locked gate schools

    I don't want this to sound like I am thinking of using recent events across the country in schools to gain permission but more of offering services for being able to detect areas closed to us in some counties or cities. My thought is offering a bi-weekly detecting of the playground looking for...
  2. Update Question about how to find someone.

    I found a 14k gold baptism pendant today and it's engraved with a name (first and last) and a date, but by the date if this was done around the first year after birth it would make the person about 8 or 9 years old with no church named on the pendant, how would I go about finding the kid to get...
  3. foil or gold, got to dig those foil signals. Sorry no pics.

    I went out to pick up some medicine today and took my detector along for the ride and stopped at the park in town and hit $1.80 in clad then went to a little playground beside a medical clinic and got another $3.34 in clad and a 10K babies bracelet that came up on the VDI with numbers foil...
  4. Grease

    What type of grease do you guys use on the "O" rings on your detectors to keep water out of the control box I haven't been in the water with my new control box on my AT gold, my old one started having issues. (not water related issues) I have had the coil wire unscrew a few times while detecting...
  5. Not to bad of a week

    On Saturday I got $40.00 dollars in quarters for laundry for a few weeks and found 2"W" quarters in them and who knew a Susan B. Anthony also mixed in with the quarters. Then $1.06 from the coinstar and today I hit a few tot-lots and found $1.60 in clad and found a Kershaw pocket knife in...
  6. E thing

    Can someone find the post where people have tried and have had it solved what the round disc coin shaped things with an "E" on them are, I tried quite a few different search phrases and couldn't find any of the posts, I can't remember what it was determined that they were and a friend found one...
  7. Dirty Harry (movie props)

    I was watching a metal detecting video on Youtube and the guy found a security badge, So my wife brought up the Clint Eastwood character of Dirty Harry throwing his badge in the water and I noticed the guy he shot flew into the water behind him and his prop Luger pistol went in also, into a...
  8. 1st finds of the year (Coinstar) no pics.

    $ 1.96 in change, no silver dang it. Oh well at least it was something. And none were sticky:laughing7: Good luck to all in this New Year. May the coinstars be full and gold be under your coils.
  9. 2 out of 5

    Went to 5 playgrounds (tot lots) with wood chips and scored at the first and last with precious metal jewelry a 14k chain at the first, 17.42 grams and a silver ring (925) with stones, I think they are garnets and $1.81 in clad, the clad is few and far between since Covid 19. I can't upload pics...
  10. How do I clean Bi-metal coins

    Can you tumble bi-metal coins and get them clean or does the difference in the two metals make that impossible. I am taking a lot of my foreign coin finds and am going to make resin drink coasters out of them and give as gifts to people from those countries but in the condition they are straight...
  11. My finds for the day

    Well after driving for an hour to go on a water hunt at a lake, I FOUND I forgot to take my tools with me :BangHead: Well at least my wife and dog got a nice walk in and I'll consider it a recon mission scoping out the target.
  12. Water footware?

    What do you guys and girls wear?I am looking for something better than the water shoe I have.Also do they make a wide width?Looking for something proven and couldn't think of anywhere better than asking some actual users of said products. Thanks in advance.
  13. 2019 W mint mark quarter (need info on it)

    SJValley found a W mint mark quarter in his change the other day so it inspired me to double check my laundry money and I found one, but mine is a 2019 San Antonio Missions quarter the one with the big cross on the back it kind of looks like a Spanish cob.Can anyone tell me the mintage of that...
  14. Gold ring at the rest area (no pictures sorry)

    Gold ring at the rest area Since every idiot around us used their stimulus check to buy illegal fireworks in Mexico the wife and I went out to the rest area on Interstate 5 with our dog for 4 hours and I detected I found $1.42 in change and a 10K gold ring that was either stepped on or hit by...
  15. Tag Heuer watch

    I found a watch in a thrift store I don't have pictures as I didn't buy it yet if I describe it I was wondering if any one could give me a rough value on it.It looks like this one except it has a green face.If you can find a picture of one I can confirm if it is the same one.The best I can...
  16. Silver x 2 in the coinstar No Pics.

    Stopped at 2 coinstars today,one only had 6 pennies, 3 copper, 3 zinc. 2nd had 2 rosies a 47 & 48.I think because of how light they are people don't hear them hit the return.
  17. A few questions for those who have made coin rings

    I am really wanting to do this, my first question would be what ring mandrel would be best. I was thinking a smooth steel mandrel are there any that are smooth yet still have the sizes on them? The coins I want to do are the newer Mexican coins with the two different colors, the bi-metal ones.I...
  18. Ski resorts ?

    Has anyone ever tried detecting ski resorts in the summer and if so what kind of results did you have?Just curious I have one pretty close and was wondering if it is worth the effort.
  19. 2 solid rolls a first for me.

    Took my wife to a meeting 62 miles away and decided to try a little CRHing with just the $40.00 bucks in my pocket went around the town I was in, skunked all the way around so went to the next town 9 miles away.Was thinking it was going to be an all skunk day but found 1 roll that had three...
  20. Not your normal find

    These guys were dropped at a store out in front of where we live and we been feeding them trying to tame them to catch them.I already hurt myself which has kept me from detecting.My knee buckled and twisted my ankle, knee and hip when I fell after feeding them luckily nothing broke just...
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