Went to a real historic site but the best will have to wait

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My partner Possum scored a very historic site and we drove the 2 hours and it was rough. I from New Orleans I didn’t even know Louisiana had peaks and valleys. Needless to say it was a rough hunt and once the Mississippi River goes down we can cross and be on the paradise spot we’re waiting for. Needless to say I proudly found what I think is a Sharps and a musket ball. Thank you for looking image-2021-04-06-23:26:58-894.jpg
 
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billb

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Well Done. I’m confident there is more out there when you get back..sounds like paradise for sure..stay safe
 

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its probably the pic angle - doesnt look like a sharps - looks like a Colt
 

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bottom row is different varieties of Sharps from same spot
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Hope ya make the trip back when the water goes down.
 

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cool finds truth
 
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Hey guys I’m a take some pictures of it I have a different angle when I get home. Hope everybody’s having a good day out there.
 

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Good to read of you two still scheming!
Recoveries await...

Good idea waiting for the water to fall.
Ol Possum 'd probably swim with his detector in his teeth if you didn't hold him back. L.o.l..
 

Steve in PA

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I would’ve said the same but it’s bigger than a Colt. It has a flat bottom as well
Might be a Burnside carbine or a possibly a beat up Merrill carbine. Tough to tell from the angle.
 
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Good to read of you two still scheming!
Recoveries await...

Good idea waiting for the water to fall.
Ol Possum 'd probably swim with his detector in his teeth if you didn't hold him back. L.o.l..

You know him very well my friend lol
 

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