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Weekend Outing

April 08, 2019 11:08AM avatar
Had an opportunity to get out for a long drive over the weekend and ended up at the little town I've been hunting. Took the 800 with me. The ground had dried up significantly since my last visit. But the EMI is still there from the power lines.

The 800 was set for Park 1, 5 tones & 'U', Sensitivity between 21 and 25, Iron Bias - 2, Recovery 6-7, 11" coil.

It was another case of difficult targets. First oldie was out in the ball field, just a squeak that caused me to stop as I was working along. I worked my way around the target and could get the audio from most directions. Depth was 4-5 segments, Visual ID was bouncing in the high teens, but there was some small iron with it. I pinpointed and rolled back a 6" deep plug. Found a Chinese Cash Coin off center in the hole, almost straight up and down at 7". A little iron something was in the plug.

The rest of the targets were similar. All difficult with the exception of 2 zinc pennies and a clad quarter.

The token is a very good co-op token. The name of the business on the obverse and the GF 5¢ in Merchandise on the reverse. Unfortunately, it is octagonal and very thin and is missing 1 edge where the stamping around the perimeter thinned the material. I was relieved to see it wasn't recent. It came up just below an IHC at 16-17-18, depending on what direction I swept from. Again, the target was at an angle to the surface.

I picked up a Mercury dime, a 1938-D, a few wheaties '16, '19-S, '45-S, and a small .925 sterling pendant with chain as well as the standard trash and little copper washers.

It was a long drive, but very nice to get out and find a few keepers.

Rich (Utah)

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UtahRich 408 April 08, 2019 11:08AM

Very good hunt. I like the finds N/T

NWCindy 259 April 08, 2019 07:54PM

Re: Weekend Outing

Kickindirt 259 April 08, 2019 07:42PM

Obviously a very rewarding weekend.thumbs up

Monte 230 April 08, 2019 05:37PM

So many places to hunt and not enough time in the week !

UtahRich 266 April 08, 2019 06:25PM

Re: Weekend Outing

jmaryt 249 April 08, 2019 01:39PM

Working up a few targets

UtahRich 262 April 08, 2019 03:19PM

Re: Working up a few targets

jmaryt 256 April 08, 2019 07:45PM

j.t., trying to figure out different detectors is difficult because there is no 'norm' in how we define 'trash.'

Monte 310 April 10, 2019 12:16AM

Re: j.t., trying to figure out different detectors is difficult because there is no 'norm' in how we define 'trash.'

jmaryt 270 April 10, 2019 01:39PM

Good, Better, Best . . . . .

UtahRich 302 April 10, 2019 05:09PM

Re: Good, Better, Best . . . . .

jmaryt 284 April 10, 2019 07:44PM

To Dig or Not To Dig -

UtahRich 231 April 08, 2019 08:57PM

Re: To Dig or Not To Dig -

jmaryt 282 April 09, 2019 07:08PM

Change of Venue ? Change of plans . . .

UtahRich 267 April 09, 2019 09:56PM

Re: Change of Venue ? Change of plans . . .

jmaryt 260 April 10, 2019 01:45PM

Re: To Dig or Not To Dig - Attachments

DesertRokon 276 April 09, 2019 08:14PM

Trash Density

UtahRich 263 April 09, 2019 10:06PM

Picking it up then dumping it out. confused smiley

Monte 247 April 10, 2019 12:33AM

Re: Weekend Outing

OregonGregg 250 April 08, 2019 03:14PM



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