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    Then start in an area as close to the cellar hole...

    Then start in an area as close to the cellar hole as possible. Coins and relics are dropped everywhere around a home. But the ratio of finds goes down as you get away from the cellar hole. But I have...
  2. Great hunt, all that silver :drool: It can...

    Great hunt, all that silver :drool: It can sometimes be very hard to find a certain period of coinage at standing homes. It's all there though, but usually masked or partially masked. Slowing way...
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    Finding pins can be hard. I have found many for...

    Finding pins can be hard. I have found many for people, but I used a Schonstedt for the job. Using a regular detector can be a lot trickier, especially if the yard has a lot of trash in it. If he has...
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    Congrats on finding that ring :clapping: They...

    Congrats on finding that ring :clapping: They will definitely be shocked :shocked04: and really happy I'm sure :happy: :lol: Reducing your sensitivity worked well in allowing you to choose how you...
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    I'll meet you there :lol: If I don't show up,...

    I'll meet you there :lol: If I don't show up, have a great hunt :clapping:
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    We'll never know what actually happens to the...

    We'll never know what actually happens to the coins we find. It could have been in someone's collection or maybe even put aside because it was such a beautiful coin and although the series shows 3...
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    We hit that fields hard a couple of years ago,...

    We hit that fields hard a couple of years ago, when the brush was cleared for us . But no one was using any pulse machines back then. We all struggled finding the larger caliber round balls with our...
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    Fattie Indians and Flying Eagle cents are...

    Fattie Indians and Flying Eagle cents are notoriously hard to clean because of their composition. You did a good job cleaning it. If you over clean it, you would lose all definition. From the looks...
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    Tried some beach hunting for a change

    Tuesday, the wife and I decided to spend some quality time together...me detecting the beach while she read a book. Now that's quality time together :hystericallaugh:But hats off to her for enduring...
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    Little better Pequot hunt

    Had a better Pequot hunt today, as we started to redo some areas near the village site that we did a couple of years ago. No bug bites today either :lol: Ended up with 10 small round ball and 2...
  11. Thread: Explorers

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    Can't comment too much on the Explorer series,...

    Can't comment too much on the Explorer series, but the E Trac was quicker than the Explorer series and while both the Explorer and E Trac found silver well, I think the E Trac made it a bit easier...
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    If I had them, it would be the Fisher. Mostly...

    If I had them, it would be the Fisher. Mostly because around here they have a lot of interference problems. But where you are may be different. Which one haven't you used for a long time?
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    Welcome aboard from western MA Luke. We have a...

    Welcome aboard from western MA Luke. We have a ton of relic guys here. Look forward to seeing what coins and relics PA has for you.
  14. There are no cheap E Tracs :lol: Until they stop...

    There are no cheap E Tracs :lol: Until they stop finding silver they will always be in demand. Seriously though, E bay is probably one place you may see one for that price. Otherwise, just someone...
  15. Welcome aboard from western MA. One benefit from...

    Welcome aboard from western MA. One benefit from detecting it that it does keep you going longer. If I didn't detect I would probably spend my life behind a computer eating :lol:
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    I use rechargeables in all my machines and also...

    I use rechargeables in all my machines and also the 9 Volt in my pinpointer too. Best thing I ever did. :lol:
  17. Thread: Whew!!!!

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    Be careful on the ring numbers. On my machine...

    Be careful on the ring numbers. On my machine they can be about 80% of all numbers, depending on size and gold content. I would rather limit depth and read all the numbers. If possible, a similar...
  18. Beautiful token, but seeing the size of it would...

    Beautiful token, but seeing the size of it would have made my heart skip a beat :lol: Silver dollar here I come. Nice assortment of finds. You have a great deal going there :yes:
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    Super find. :shocked04: I don't think you need...

    Super find. :shocked04: I don't think you need any luck :lol: Very nice! :thumbsup02:
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    Nice finds Dan. Anytime you can dip into the...

    Nice finds Dan. Anytime you can dip into the 1800's on a dog tag means you have a real nice tag :thumbsup01: I'm happy to see any pre '40's tags and love the ones from the teens. I'm just guessing,...
  21. Very nice amount of silver, reaching back to the...

    Very nice amount of silver, reaching back to the Barber period too. :clapping:Love the condition of the cents and nickels. We rarely get them that nice around my neck of the woods. Good luck on your...
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    Welcome aboard from western MA. :clapping:...

    Welcome aboard from western MA. :clapping: Thanks for stopping by and for the nice words about the forum. Look forward to seeing some of your finds.
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    Some small hunts

    Things have been hectic for me lately, so small hunts are the only thing I have time for. The Pequot hunts have been minimal and pretty quiet lately. Only a musket ball or two every so often. So I...
  24. Thread: Whew!!!!

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    I have tried to hunt a yard with an electric...

    I have tried to hunt a yard with an electric fence and it is near impossible with any type of machine. You have to lower the sensitivity so much that it's not worth the effort. But I was thinking...
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    Check to see if they have an underground electric...

    Check to see if they have an underground electric dog fence. If they do they would have to keep the dog in and turn off the fence during the hunt.
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