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  1. Pretty good day for not even going out.

    Had some time so I tried to decide whether to wrap some accumulated pocket change or go detect. Decided to sort and wrap. The total of loose change in the jar was $39.95. Out of that I found no silver but did find 4 Wheaties. 49s, 42, 58, 57d. I probably wouldn't have done that good with the...
  2. Possible Gold Cache in Michigan 3 Mason Jars

    This is a true and complete story of a POSSIBLE (you be the judge) gold cache. There won't be any dribbling out of extra clues, anything and everything is being told up front and honestly. Unless someone asks a question that brings up something I've forgotten and didn't include, everything is...
  3. Lost Ruby & Gold Ring Sturgis, MI

    In 1955 I lost a ruby in gold mount childs ring on the strip between the street and sidewalk. It has just been given to me that day by my great aunt and that evening my brother and I were wrestling around and it managed to slip off my finger into the grass. The whole family looked till dark but...
  4. A Freebie, for anyone in So. MI, or No. IN...near Sturgis

    This one leaves me with some trepidation. The year was I believe 1955. My grandmother lived in Sturgis, MI. I was about 7 at the time I believe so it's a childs ring I lost, but it was gold and held a ruby. My great aunt had just given it to me that day. My brother and I were wrestling around...
  5. Probably a dumb question about VDI?

    This will probably appear like a dumb question to many here, but.... Most detectors regardless of brand have some form of VDI, either an analog scale or digital indicator that attempts to let us know what we might be looking at under the ground...pulltab, horseshoe, silver dollar etc. Is the...
  6. How to detect a stage coach road.

    I'm hoping I'm not biting off more than I can chew. I'm in South Carolina, in the low country and while doing some research at the local library came across an 1825 county map. It shows an old stagecoach road nearby so decided to spend some time looking for it. I did manage to find it, now I...
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