Check those iron targets!

bzepol8

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Hey metal hunters!

I'm home sick with the nasty Covid, but wanted to share something I found recently that I think is pretty awesome! It's a gold miners pick found in the Sacramento, California gold fields! It's not any ordinary pick though. It has stars stamped into it! Once in awhile a pick wih the miner's name or some symbols is found in the gold fields. I found this one last month with a few other relics near it. I watched Brass Medic's video on You tube to see how to restore it, and it came out with a beautiful finish. It's a solid chunk of iron, and I would have walked over it if I had ignored that iron signal. Lots of nice relics in the gold country are iron, so , dig your ferrous tones occasionally. Not all iron targets go in the junk pouch! If anyone knows anything about pick stamps, I'd love to read about it in the comments. Id' sure like to know more about them. Happy hunting......
 

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creskol

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That's a beauty! Thanks for sharing that with us, :icon_thumleft:
 

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That's a real nice relic, and well done on the restoration.
You can thank your lucky stars for digging that iron signal up.
 

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Thats a nice find. Please take care and keep us posted on your health condition !!! Prayers are with you
 

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Bzepol8 : How about an update on your self . How are you feeling and are you getting along ok ?
 
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bzepol8

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Bzepol8 : How about an update on your self . How are you feeling and are you getting along ok ?
Better but having some post COVID symptoms. Won't be detecting for awhile. But I made it through ok. Thanks for asking! Everyone stay safe it's going around!
 

Gare

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Better but having some post COVID symptoms. Won't be detecting for awhile. But I made it through ok. Thanks for asking! Everyone stay safe it's going around!
This is good news . How do you think you got it ? Were you vaccinated ?
 

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I need one too ARC, ex large. Digging iron is for real men, and women.
Well i know this.... if you have ever had the dream of finding an ole "treasure chest" / "strongbox" / can or jar of gold or silver coins....

People don't realize ... You have little chance / will never find these items if you don't dig iron.
 
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Gare

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Better but having some post COVID symptoms. Won't be detecting for awhile. But I made it through ok. Thanks for asking! Everyone stay safe it's going around!
Take care and do what the doctors say. What medications did they have you take ?
My scuba instructor had it and got Air bubbles in his blood i think. He can not dive for a long time yet.
GOOD LUCK TO YOU !!!
 

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