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Andrew, congrats on the good finds. 'Fatty' Indian Heads are always satisfying.thumbs up

November 10, 2020 12:38AM avatar
Curious, are you working a Civil War 'era' site away from any of the typical CW conflict sites, or have you traveled off to the east a ways to hunt a new or different locations? I used to make similar finds, especially buttons and bullets and same-era coins still carried and used by people after the Civil War who had coats and jackets at my favorite location there in my home state. Likely some military travelers though the new townsite as well.

I nabbed a few around '79 thru '82, but when we got good detectors for ghost town hunting in mid-'83, my finds really increased. Most of the better CW 'Era' finds came out of there from '83 thru '92, and when we were moving and a bit short on $$$, I sold all my shoe boxes of CW Era finds to a couple of guys from Alabama who were working a swap meet near Portland, Oregon in December of '92. They paid me well for what I had, and I got the pleasure of finding it.

I hope you'll be able to get out a time or two again before winter puts a clamp on things.

Monte

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diggindeep 270 November 09, 2020 06:26PM

Very nice. My kind of hunt!! N/T

NWCindy 130 November 10, 2020 06:01PM

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EL NINO 126 November 10, 2020 11:09AM

Andrew, congrats on the good finds. 'Fatty' Indian Heads are always satisfying.thumbs up

Monte 120 November 10, 2020 12:38AM

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Kickindirt 122 November 09, 2020 10:06PM

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OregonGregg 119 November 09, 2020 08:38PM

What you give away here, you gain there.

UtahRich 119 November 09, 2020 09:14PM

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D&P-OR 120 November 09, 2020 09:32PM

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UtahRich 128 November 09, 2020 09:39PM

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OregonGregg 125 November 09, 2020 10:12PM

Check your DISC settings . . . .

UtahRich 136 November 09, 2020 11:49PM

Rich, the Equinox 800 is also on my 'good-pick' list, as long as ...

Monte 157 November 10, 2020 12:18AM

Vanquish

OregonGregg 139 November 10, 2020 05:53AM

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D&P-OR 124 November 10, 2020 08:41PM

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OregonGregg 123 November 11, 2020 07:08AM

Guaranteed I'll have my good-picks around come spring.

Monte 151 November 10, 2020 07:35AM

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OregonGregg 135 November 10, 2020 07:55AM

Well, I think about the search coils, and .....

Monte 149 November 10, 2020 09:30AM

1000's of words response to Monte......kinda smiling smiley Attachments

OregonGregg 156 November 10, 2020 06:40PM

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Kickindirt 120 November 11, 2020 04:25PM

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OregonGregg 120 November 11, 2020 05:20PM

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Monte 127 November 11, 2020 01:27PM

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OregonGregg 130 November 11, 2020 02:59PM

Looking Forward to the ReMatch - Ali - Frasier

UtahRich 129 November 12, 2020 01:58AM

Like a kid on Christmas morning ... a smiling smiley and a sad smiley

Monte 128 November 12, 2020 03:33PM

Popcorn Time

OregonGregg 128 November 12, 2020 06:46AM

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EL NINO 118 November 12, 2020 09:39AM

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OregonGregg 120 November 12, 2020 11:22AM

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D&P-OR 125 November 11, 2020 10:18PM

A wise man once said (well, many times)

zincoln 121 November 10, 2020 08:12PM

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OregonGregg 116 November 11, 2020 07:23AM

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D&P-OR 123 November 10, 2020 12:55PM

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OregonGregg 116 November 10, 2020 05:51PM

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D&P-OR 119 November 09, 2020 10:05PM

Civil War era -

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diggindeep 115 November 09, 2020 07:44PM

Fun finds Andrewsmileys with diet Dr. Pepper float N/T

Timbertodd 118 November 09, 2020 07:04PM



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