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May 12, 2020 07:49PM avatar
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diggindeep
Nice looking coins. I'm not into park hunting much anymore but did go out last weekend and found a 1936 nickel and 1919 penny.

Thanks Andrew, The coins are in pretty nice shape and except for the nickel, weren't very deep. Just mixed in with a bunch of trash / masked.

As for park hunting: The last few years I've spent above average time at mostly 1 older park that was on my way to work. Time was spent getting to know my 800.

In general, the older parks in the Salt Lake Valley are hard hunted and 'lower' producers'. But I have to give them credit as pretty good laboratories for experimenting with a new detector and/or settings and checking them in areas I'm familiar with.

Ghost towns and old military encampments are certainly much more interesting and more likely to provide finds from those eras.


Rich
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Equinox 800 - A little outing to try some new settings. Silver - Attachments

UtahRich 282 May 12, 2020 05:49PM

Third outing hunting squeakers. Attachments

UtahRich 195 May 15, 2020 09:38PM

Re: Third outing hunting squeakers.

Kickindirt 169 May 16, 2020 12:10AM

Re: Third outing hunting squeakers.

OregonGregg 177 May 15, 2020 10:08PM

A follow up outing with the new settings. More Silver - Attachments

UtahRich 193 May 14, 2020 09:51PM

Silver? A coin made of silver? .. Humm, let me look that up on the computer.

Monte 174 May 14, 2020 10:38PM

Humm, silver. Let me look that up on the computer.

UtahRich 159 May 14, 2020 11:38PM

Re: A follow up outing with the new settings. More Silver -

OregonGregg 152 May 14, 2020 10:02PM

Re: Equinox 800 - A little outing to try some new settings. Silver -

Kickindirt 160 May 13, 2020 10:29AM

Re: Equinox 800 - A little outing to try some new settings. Silver -

OregonGregg 167 May 12, 2020 07:34PM

Silvered Nickels

UtahRich 186 May 12, 2020 08:26PM

Well, here're Monte's thoughts.eye rolling smiley

Monte 184 May 13, 2020 11:10AM

No Way !!!! Poor Zincoln.............

OregonGregg 168 May 13, 2020 11:26AM

Actually, Zinclon made a unique find!eye popping smiley

Monte 170 May 13, 2020 12:02PM

Anybody going to pick up that 3¢ coin just sitting in the road ?

UtahRich 164 May 13, 2020 07:09PM

Re: Anybody going to pick up that 3¢ coin just sitting in the road ?

zincoln 156 May 13, 2020 08:01PM

that 3¢ coin just sitting in the road ?

UtahRich 158 May 13, 2020 08:37PM

Re: Silvered Nickels

Sodbuster 155 May 13, 2020 09:55AM

Nickels and such

UtahRich 157 May 12, 2020 08:27PM

Well, here's a thought on why I call it a Buffalo 5¢.

Monte 159 May 13, 2020 11:50AM

Why I call it a Buffalo 5¢.

UtahRich 157 May 13, 2020 07:46PM

Re: Nickels and such

OregonGregg 143 May 12, 2020 08:32PM

Re: Equinox 800 - A little outing to try some new settings. Silver -

diggindeep 156 May 12, 2020 06:49PM

Getting Out / Learning a new detector -

UtahRich 156 May 12, 2020 07:49PM

Re: Equinox 800 - A little outing to try some new settings. Silver -

NWCindy 158 May 12, 2020 06:23PM

A little outing to try some new settings. Silver -

UtahRich 150 May 12, 2020 07:19PM



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