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It was a good day, It was a bad day.........

May 30, 2018 09:12PM avatar
Well, I guess I'll start with the good. Monte & I met up earlier today before I had to get to work later in the afternoon and we hit one of the local haunts. We started out and about an hour into the hunt, the good ol' Fors Core got a signal, the numbers were bouncing around due to some other debris close bye, dug the signal and got a very nice trade token.

It's a "Good For 50cents Harts Place" from Juntura, OR. It wasn't too many minutes later Monte came walking over ( he's never done that) and was waving something and I'm like, what the heck do ya got.......but I saw him grinning so I immediately expected it was going to be shiny and silver.

Sure enough, it was, he got a nice 1892 Barber Dime. So that puts the silver count 9 to 7, he is closing the gap and starting to put the pressure on me smiling smiley So was a good day and we each found a nice keeper.

So now the bad. This site is what we call Phils Place and the site actually has 3 different landowners that own various parts of the site. We had permission from 2 of the owners. A large ranch owns approx. 80% or more of the site and the 2 other landowners own the rest. The owner of the ranch land passed away recently and now his son is in charge. As of today, the son said no more and posted a bunch of Keep Out, No Trespassing signs. So we lost that permission and a very large portion of the site in which to hunt. We are now down to just the small portion ( 10% or so) that the lady owns. It was sad to lose that permission, that site has been pretty good to me over the last 5 years. Hopefully, someday the circumstances will change.

Luckily Monte and I found our goodies before we lost our permission later in the day. I guess its time to start looking for a few more spots and work more on the other existing sites we visit. But I guess thats the life of a detectorist...........

p.s forgot to get a pic of the dime, maybe Monte will post a pic.

Nokta FORS CoRe
Nokta FORS Relic
Makro Racer & Racer 2
Whites MXT & M6

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It was a good day, It was a bad day......... Attachments

OregonGregg 381 May 30, 2018 09:12PM

Good News or Bad News?

Rich (Utah) 216 May 31, 2018 03:50PM

Yes, a good day for both of us. Attachments

Monte 266 May 31, 2018 05:44AM

Re: Yes, a good day for both of us.

Kickindirt 214 June 01, 2018 09:56PM

Thanks. Just one year older and it would have been a Seated Liberty.

Monte 243 June 02, 2018 05:45AM

The Quest for the Seated Silver -

Rich (Utah) 163 June 02, 2018 01:05PM

Barber dime

Rich (Utah) 193 May 31, 2018 03:44PM

Re: It was a good day, It was a bad day.........

Utah1971 216 May 30, 2018 09:18PM

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