Posts tagged ‘silver’

 

Great New Site Opens Up

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Not going into details, but a site I have had my sites on recently opened up and I was all over it.  This place is trashy and old.  Foot traffic was here in 1780s, maybe earlier.  That’s old for my area.  I got down to business and quickly started pulling clad. The first decent find […]

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XP Deus Sifting in the Trash

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Soccer has finally ended, and now it’s time for me to get back into the hobby I so love.  I got out Saturday to a small, hidden park in an old spot.  Unfortunately, they had added a layer of soil on top and all good finds were out of reach.  Just ended up with clad. […]

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Silver, Gold, Copper Father’s Day Hunts

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My gracious wife fully endorsed these hunts.  She knows I get a lot of happiness from the hobby.  My plan was to get up early and try to get gold at an old school sports field.  So, at first’s light I headed out.  Upon arriving, I discovered that the field was gone and they were […]

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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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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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Research Pays Off, Yet Again

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So, I had run out of spots to hit – well, public spots at least.  So, it was time to go back at it and do some research.  Found some older ballfields today.  Very short hunt with nice results.

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1918 Mercury Dime, More Silver, and Others

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Well, I continue to hammer out the mid tones.  Starting to sound like a broken record.  Just know I will be doing this at least through the end of the year.  Probably longer.

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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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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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