Archive for September, 2012

 

Silver Cross And Child Junk Ring

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The title says it all.  I went back to a park that has been very good to me.  Small but old.  I finally got an opportunity to start on an outfield that I’ve been dying to rehit.

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Fisk Clark And Flagg Suspender Buckle

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Again, I have been hammering the mid tones at every available opportunity – which is few and far between.  I headed to a small park that has turned up an indian head penny, a buffalo nickel, and some wheaties.

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The Golden Child Makes Her Entrance

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Okay, so you know I’ve been really hammering the mid tones.  Yes, it takes a little time and you have to pay.  You pay by taking the time to learn those mid tones.  They are stinkin tricky.

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Went For Gold, Got Merc and War Nickel

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So, I headed back to an old ballfield area where I know gold rings have turned up.  I know so because I talk to local detectorists.  I have found some neat stuff around this area as it used to have an old farmhouse nearby.

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Always Nice to Find a Silver Bracelet

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So, I am continuing my mid range/tone experimentation.  Honestly, when you are hunting for silver – it’s pretty easy to know what you have.  Those high tones are just super sweet.  Yes, they get a little more challenging when they are deep.  But mid tones are much tougher.  That space is crowded.

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Susan B Anthony meet Sacagawea

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After failing miserably in my strategy to find silver on land and gold in water, I have rekindled my search for the mid tones.  Well, I should say I have done very well in searching for silver on land, but gold in the water has been a horrible failure.

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