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Topic: Hunting an Early 1800's site

New Post by tinopener on Mon May 22, 2017 10:53 pm

Nice looking find ...could be a nurses buckle .... or one half of a nurses buckle .... :tu:

Topic: 2 days of local detecting

New Post by 2ndoldman on Mon May 22, 2017 10:36 pm

A touch over 7 bucks and a lot of funisa great day my friend. :hd3:
FYI vinegar is good for cleaning silver but it is not good for copper coins. :tu:

Topic: It was worth the hike

New Post by 2ndoldman on Mon May 22, 2017 10:31 pm

I am glad to see that you have an identifiable coin for that long hike up the hill Chris. :clap:
Do you have a picture of the Victorian era change purse???

Topic: I learned a few things.

New Post by 2ndoldman on Mon May 22, 2017 10:24 pm

Antiquarian wrote:I've always loved the look of those rings Bruce! :tu: Congrats on having the know how to reshape and resurrect this beautiful piece to it's former glory. Hope your organized hunt when well this past weekend, Dave

Daniel's trick of boiling them works great Dave. The fun hunt went off without a hitch my friend. :ty:

gotta dig it wrote:Very cool ring and U lads dug more than your fair share to pull all that clad. Good going.

There was a whole lot of deep knee bends down between us that day Ward. :yes:

kevin wrote:Did you go back for the digger.......you guys are such a great duo maybe you should have your own YouTube channel......the eureka boys......pat. pending... :lmfao: what a large group of finds Congrats to the two of you :tu: :tu:

When I went back for the digger is when he went into the pit that I pointed out. :duh:

shaky wrote:Nice hunting fellows. My guess on your pencil holder is a thermometer holder......

You got it Fred. :ty:

Daniel A. wrote: The ring that looked beat.

Your way of heat treating and my cleaning methods worked well together. :smile:

Micheal wrote:Nice Bruce... That poison pill ring is a dandy... and I too learned something new...I have always heated the rings... just never in hot water. I always used a propane torch. Many thanks Daniel.. I will try it on my next squashed ring Micheal

We can all learn something my friend. :tu:

Geobound wrote:Yep Shaky nailed it. It's a nurses thermometer holder.
I don't know how you waited so long before heading back for your Raptor, but if you ever want to lose one in my neck of the woods feel free. Nice going gents!

John, Fred got the ID and you put me onto the exact one. https://picclick.com/Vintage-Metal-Case ... 90842.html
The Raptor was in an area the I had no doubt that no one would stumble upon it. I just wanted to get it and not waste Daniel's digging time. So I made sure that he was finding stuff then I went and picked it up.

rccanuck wrote::wow: Nice finds

Thank you my friend. :ty:

Topic: So that's what gold sounds like

New Post by ccwoof on Mon May 22, 2017 10:21 pm

sweeeeeeeeeeet ring congrats :clap:

Topic: What do you think was my best find this long weekend?

New Post by rccanuck on Mon May 22, 2017 9:40 pm

:wow: That really cleaned up nicely. Im impressed!

Topic: A Little Bit Of Awesomeness!

New Post by rccanuck on Mon May 22, 2017 9:38 pm

Loving all the info posted on this thread...very cool!