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That was a fun weekend!

September 04, 2018 10:58AM
As Gregg mentioned, we had a fun weekend staying in Wells and detecting the site. I arrived Friday evening in Wells, and left for home from the site Monday around 11 am. So I got a full 2, 10 hour days, and one half day detecting. The first 2 days I mostly orbited outside of downtown. I spent a lot of time on the other side of the tracks (south of downtown) and west. Sunday I even tried screening for a bit with the help of Gregg before I decided I'd breathed in enough dust.
Machines I used were the Makro multi Kruzer with 5 inch coil in 3 tones, the Minelab Equinox 6 and 11 inch coil in 5 tones park 2, and the xp deus, elliptical HF coil, 5 tones custom relic program.
Saturday I found a nice Eagle button and an interesting rim fire pistol bullet that has been sharpened to a point, perhaps to write with as a stylus.
Sunday Gregg and I found a 1863 "holed" indian screening, and later I found a Chinese cash coin screening at the same location. At the end of the day my Deus popped up an interesting token "The Stag", from Ft. Worth Texas.
Found quite a few bullets, musket balls, and buttons, among other relics.
Carey joined us in the morning both days, and he gave me this nice railroad lock to add to my collection.
Monday morning I focused on the downtown area, but despite my efforts, it was fruitless.
All in all, it was an awesome weekend. Great friends, wonderful weather, and a lot of detecting and history.
Cheers!
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Made a little trip to NV. Attachments

OregonGregg 334 September 03, 2018 11:19AM

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Remfire 162 September 05, 2018 10:18AM

Weekend to NV. Attachments

Rich (Utah) 237 September 04, 2018 11:44PM

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NWCindy 148 September 05, 2018 03:43PM

Weekend to NV.

Rich (Utah) 149 September 09, 2018 01:01PM

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OregonGregg 205 September 05, 2018 08:12AM

Weekend to NV. and with a little whoosh, it's gone. . .

Rich (Utah) 151 September 06, 2018 10:48PM

Oh, and about "The Finer Art of Metal Detecting Ghost Towns" ...

Monte 192 September 05, 2018 07:14AM

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jmaryt 168 September 05, 2018 04:26PM

Another nice report on a weekend outing.

Monte 131 September 05, 2018 06:58AM

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Rich (Utah) 129 September 09, 2018 01:16PM

That was a fun weekend! Attachments

GISGUY 205 September 04, 2018 10:58AM

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OregonGregg 158 September 04, 2018 08:44PM

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Rdunzl 172 September 04, 2018 07:54PM

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NWCindy 160 September 04, 2018 05:56PM

Very good report, Ryan, I just wish I would have been able to make the trip.

Monte 157 September 04, 2018 12:36PM

Other side of token Attachments

GISGUY 152 September 04, 2018 02:26PM

Thanks for the 'flip side' and the history.

Monte 119 September 04, 2018 04:31PM

A little bit of info on the token date Attachments

GISGUY 125 September 04, 2018 03:30PM

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NWCindy 112 September 04, 2018 06:03PM

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jmaryt 165 September 03, 2018 12:53PM

Congrats, and thanks for keeping me posted on your jaunt to Nevada.

Monte 167 September 03, 2018 12:51PM

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