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Old 03-11-2011, 02:49 PM   #11
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I guess I'm a fan but have not come out.

I would love to buy a metal detector, but have not openly acknowledged my love yet I enjoy reading he thread.

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Old 03-11-2011, 08:55 PM   #12
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Come out of the closet and start wearing the goofy clothes, it's all good.
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Old 03-11-2011, 10:33 PM   #13
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I have the V3i....fairly new at the detecting and the trailer camping to be honest. I would love the opportunity to find some Civil War artifacts! I'm In Aurora, Colorado. It is not snowing this weekend and the temps are above freezing, so the wife and I are at Cherry Creek State Park as we speak. anybody do Geocaching? I do that too! Lots of cool toys that makes my bride roll her eyes! Lol! Steve Romeis
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Old 03-12-2011, 07:49 PM   #14
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Hey all,
"WHATS YOUR BEST FIND". I am not a full time detector, however it stays in my RV and have had lots of hours at CGs and creek beds etc.. I think my fovorite find is a pad lock which appears to be turn of the century with a bullet hole through it. Now with my imagination there has to be some extreme history behind it, like it came from a strong box off a stagecoach that got robbed by Black Bart..,,have a few freezer bags full of dirty coins which I will someday wash them..however it may become" Laundered Money"....next up for me is to try for some of that gold that seems to have elevated in price.
And for all of those that have not tried it..geez think of the exercise you are missing out on, like deep knee bends..up down up down...someone has to dig up all them pull tabs..hehehe

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Old 03-14-2011, 09:18 AM   #15
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Well, in Virginia I find a lot of Civil War artifacts. My best to date is South Carolina Cuff Button. Lots of bullets, a few belt buckles that were badly broken and artillery fragments. While digging a hut site I found a mess kit. I have also collected more than my share of pull tabs, cut nails and LOTS of general trash. I found a girls bracelet at the beach along with enough coins to fill a five gallon bucket (over many trips to the beach) and a few rings (nothing I could retire on).
I just enjoy searching, not exactly sure what I am searching for, just searching. The way I see it, if I don't have an agenda then everything I find is a treasure.
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Old 03-14-2011, 12:15 PM   #16
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div detecting....

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How long have you been partisapating in DIV? I belong to NVRHA and a lot of members seem to always get invited. I tried a few times and gave up after not getting picked. Have you found anything good at DIV?
i've gone to the last 6 events...had no problem getting on the list,but it does take perserverance....when i 1st started following the div website,i posted as much as i could ...seems as if you get a little notority (posting) you are more apt to get picked. you have to follow whats going on and sign up for a hunt when its announced. then make sure you follow all updates regarding getting your name picked. if you are picked,you have to follow up with a confirmation.
as for my finds...i've gotten a lot of bullets,buttons,some confed., breast plates,(no buckles sadly..although there have been 100's found by others)plus i got to see a ton of great CW artifacts dug,including 100's of bottles.
a great time,but after 5 or 6 hunts my wife thought i was spending more $$ on DIV than the trailer....
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Old 03-25-2011, 06:36 PM   #17
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I have the White 6000 Di Pro with a Blue Max deep scan 950 head. Have found quite a few coins, arrowheads and rings, lots of pop tops. Been using it every where I can but got run off a state park beach in destin florida. Only place I have been turned down.
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Old 03-25-2011, 08:00 PM   #18
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I have the White 6000 Di Pro with a Blue Max deep scan 950 head. Have found quite a few coins, arrowheads and rings, lots of pop tops. Been using it every where I can but got run off a state park beach in destin florida. Only place I have been turned down.
Wow..I just read about the Whites DI Pro detector..very nice.....Keep searching sounds like you are doing good with it. I just ordered the Whites GMT at a gold fever show..so now I will be camping in some "new to us locations"..Good luck
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Old 03-25-2011, 09:12 PM   #19
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I've always been intrigued by detectors and did some research on buying one a couple of christmas' ago. One day I'm sure I'll get one. This year it's a new trailer and whatever we need to go with that (moving up from a vintage pop up so lots to buy!)

BTW, we do geocaching. The more we got into it the better GPS's I'd get and once I got my dream one life got in the way and rarely get out anymore. We usually do it only on vacation and when camping now.
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I've always been intrigued by detectors and did some research on buying one a couple of christmas' ago. One day I'm sure I'll get one. This year it's a new trailer and whatever we need to go with that (moving up from a vintage pop up so lots to buy!)

BTW, we do geocaching. The more we got into it the better GPS's I'd get and once I got my dream one life got in the way and rarely get out anymore. We usually do it only on vacation and when camping now.
Ah..ya need to get ametal detector to keep in the new rig. Its like keeping your fishing rods packed...ya never know..
Is geocaching the rocks with th ecool quartz inside? If not what is it. And what was your dream one?? curiousity here..hehe
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