Silver War Nickel, Wheaties, Shotgun Shells, and More

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The last two hunts have been very fun.  I am slowly building my coin and silver counts.  And along the way I am getting some surprises. I continue rehunting areas I have pounded with the standard 8.5×11 coil.  Now I’m getting more depth and coverage with the NEL Big coil.  It’s giant.  In fact, I […]

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1973 Barbados 2 Dollar Coin

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Well, here’s one you don’t find everyday.  As you know I have been trying the NEL Big coil out in areas where I have hunted before.  It’s been pretty stellar. Today I have about 1.5 hours to hunt a place that has been very good to me.  I have spent a lot of time in […]

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Another Good Day with the NEL Big Coil

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  This past weekend, I decided to head out to a new location that is somewhat old.  I’m sure it’s been hunted as it is on a prominent road.  In any case, I wanted to get out into the awesome spring weather and let the NEL Big breathe a little. When I first got to […]

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NEL Coil AT Pro 1825 Large Cent

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So, as I have stated previously, I recently purchased the NEL Big coil for the AT Pro.  My justification was that I was going to be hitting large, open fields this year in search of gold.  But I also wanted something that would allow me to get deeper targets that I, and others, have missed. […]

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NEL Big Coil Field Test #2

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So, on my previous hunt, I went to a school that had previously skunked me.  I had hunted this school numerous times, and was impressed to get some good finds.  On today’s hunt, I went back to a different school that had also skunked me previously.  It’s one of those spots where you just know […]

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NEL AT Pro Big Coil Field Tests

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Boy, it has been an incredibly long winter.  I have had very little chances to get out to detect.  So, that part has been depressing.  However, the temperatures have been periodically broken as of late, and so I have been getting out with every chance. One of the things I did this winter was invest […]

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Garrett AT Pro 5×8 Coil Keeps Finding Stuff

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So, I have been really trying to hone my skill with the 5×8 coil on the Garrett AT Pro.  So, I have been hunting and rehunting old spots that are trashy and challenging.  It keeps paying off!

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GM Pontiac Token, Buffalo Nickel, and Wheat Pennies

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My buddy, Goldnugget, let me hunt with him at a very old location today.  Thanks Goldnugget!  Found some good stuff and he got his first coin.

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1840 Half Dime

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Well, today’s hunt was awesome.  I only scored one older coin, but boy, was it a good one!  I went back to a public park that I have hit in the past.  The only other silver I have gotten out of there is a 1920’s mercury dime.  On the old aerials, I saw a farmhouse […]

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Cellar Hunt Silver and Medallion

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Me and a friend stumbled onto a site.  What’s funny is that we both found the same spot independently.  We were on the phone explaining a site we had.  It was comical.  Once we realized it was the same place, we set up a weekend hunt.

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