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  1. Amazing finds! That is a lifetime of a haul for...

    Amazing finds! That is a lifetime of a haul for many, CONGRATS on those and good luck getting back there again and again!
  2. This Weeks Finds: 1855 French 10 Centimes & 1913 Dog Tax Tag

    I made it out a number of times in the past week and found some pretty good stuff. I really like the 1913 Milwaukee dog tax tag.
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  3. Thank you! This is my first Minelab and I have...

    Thank you! This is my first Minelab and I have only used just a basic White's Coinmaster for that past 12 years. I did spend a fair amount of time watching and listening to tones on Youtube...
  4. Cool trick on the marble! I will have to track...

    Cool trick on the marble! I will have to track down a black light and try that.
  5. Thread: Old nickel spill

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    Great old nickel spill!

    Great old nickel spill!
  6. First Two Weeks with Nox600 - Parks and Park Construction Projects

    Well, I got the Equinox 600 about a month ago and after tinkering around with it for the first week or so, I finally got in some good hunts to a couple of spots. These hunts were either to some...
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    Thanks Tim! Silver lining of the COVID is a lot...

    Thanks Tim! Silver lining of the COVID is a lot more time at home and down time; with job travel restrictions. I bought the Nox a month ago and I now have more time. I decided to go with the Nox...
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    Thanks! This is my 3rd steel wheat penny I...

    Thanks! This is my 3rd steel wheat penny I believe and all of them have been found in spills.
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    Wow, awesome find! Great job getting the coil...

    Wow, awesome find! Great job getting the coil over that one!
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    Steel & Wheat Penny Spill

    I made it out to a park for a little bit this evening in between the rain.

    I am three weeks in with the Equinox 600 and really liking the machine a lot!

    I found the Merc at about 8 and this...
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    Finds from Park & Woods

    Here are a few finds from a couple of hunts at a park and in some woods. The soap token is about the size of a half dollar and is one of the better ones I have ever found.
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    Yes, E L Husting bottle stop, those are always...

    Yes, E L Husting bottle stop, those are always good finds!
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    Late April Finds - Park & Street Projects

    These finds are from the past couple of weeks from several sites. Back for more to a couple of spots.
    Been getting lucky with eyeballing the marbles, dolls parts and buttons lately. The 1893 V...
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    A lot! Big trash went in the bin, but this was...

    A lot! Big trash went in the bin, but this was some of the small stuff from my pouch on one hunt.
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    Thank you! Bromo-Selzer bottle. Here are some...

    Thank you! Bromo-Selzer bottle. Here are some more from the past years of playing in the dirt.
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    That is a great tag! You should contact Bill...

    That is a great tag! You should contact Bill Bone in Kentucky about this, he is the foremost expert on 19th Century dog tags and has published a guide book for them. He helped me with historical...
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    A Little Bit of Everything

    Here are some recent finds from a few hunts at two park construction projects, two fields and two parks.
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    Great finds Jeff! Another nice site! Can’t tell...

    Great finds Jeff! Another nice site! Can’t tell on the copper piece with the shadow in the picture.
  19. Amazing stuff!! Congrats and thanks for sharing!

    Amazing stuff!! Congrats and thanks for sharing!
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    Tony, the image you found is a reproduction on...

    Tony, the image you found is a reproduction on the top of the State St hill above the original site in "Miller Valley". Here is an ca 1870 image of the original.
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    1863 Milwaukee Plank Road Brewery Token

    I found this last fall within a half mile of what was once the Plank Road Brewery in Milwaukee. This is the third example of this token that I have dug while MDing.
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    1860's Milwaukee Token

    Hello All,
    I found this token at a street construction project last fall. B.A. Westhoff / W. & J. / Milwaukee.
    This token is 23mm in diameter.
    Here is the token which is blank on the other side...
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    Super finds! Those school house field sites are...

    Super finds! Those school house field sites are always good!
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    I think No. 1 is the type or model number.

    I think No. 1 is the type or model number.
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    Thanks! That would be interesting, No 1. I’ll...

    Thanks! That would be interesting, No 1. I’ll have to do some more research.
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