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Another 'wheaty' week as silver eludes me.moody smiley

August 01, 2021 08:35AM avatar
.52 acres w/1933 house. This past week included some trenching for about a hundred and twenty-five feet to work on the water line from the pump house, and some partial trenching to prepare for sewer line work tomorrow. That exposed a lot of dirt from 10" to 18" deep that was raked out to about 3"-4" in to detect.

We worked it with a FORS CoRe, FORS Relic, Bandido II microMAX, Silver Sabre microMAX, Apex and ORX and gave it every chance to surrender any chunk of silver, but no luck. Modern coins from 1965 to recent, and maybe a half-dozen seat-back cents from the '40s and '50s, but no silver.

The former owner, who lived here the past twenty-five years said in that time it has never been detected. Makes me wonder about the hey-days of the '70s and '80s and up to '96 when he bought it if, perhaps, it had been searched?

Oh well, I won't give up yet as there is still a lot of area to cover, but it is getting a bit frustrating with over 200 coins so far and not a single shiny silver coin.

I hope everyone else has a good site to hunt that is productive. It's overcast for a while which makes a little more comfortable so I guess I'll pick and choose one of my weapons and go attack the more open area on the southwest corner.


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Another 'wheaty' week as silver eludes me.moody smiley

Monte 985 August 01, 2021 08:35AM

Re: Another 'wheaty' week as silver eludes me.moody smiley

Harold,ILL. 505 October 26, 2021 08:00AM

Where's the silver?

UtahRich 862 August 02, 2021 02:59AM

Yard Hunting, which you know well, does call for

Monte 650 August 02, 2021 05:52AM

Re: Yard Hunting, which you know well, does call for

UtahRich 536 August 02, 2021 11:14AM

Today some of my yard dirt is down 6" to about 18", and that's

Monte 573 August 02, 2021 11:31AM

Detecting and sifting results.sad smiley

Monte 578 August 07, 2021 05:58AM

Worked the smaller NW yard area, but struck out.

Monte 557 August 10, 2021 08:39AM

1 Hour = 0 Coins.

Monte 613 August 11, 2021 05:31AM

1 hr - No Coins. Now What ?

UtahRich 555 August 11, 2021 08:23PM

Buy a different house with more potentialconfused smiley N/T

zincoln 516 August 12, 2021 07:14PM

After my first two weeks of working in what hunt-time I could ...

Monte 609 August 13, 2021 12:55AM

Re: After my first two weeks of working in what hunt-time I could ...

Timbertodd 592 August 13, 2021 07:08AM

Buy a different house with more potential . .. . .

UtahRich 749 August 12, 2021 11:22PM

Great thoughts, UtahRich,and they are

Monte 698 August 12, 2021 05:52AM

Perhaps a digging helper -

UtahRich 709 August 12, 2021 11:21PM

"Help is on the way!" ... Isn't that what grandkids are for?thinkingwinking smiley

Monte 625 August 13, 2021 03:14AM

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