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1st and probably last hunt this year. Not much but..
Posted by: Jim C (Mich)
Date: October 28, 2017 09:48PM
....was fun to get out. Just don't have the fire for detecting like I used to. It was fun to get out today. I have always loved detecting in the fall. Its old feeling out there, if that makes sense to anyone other than me.
I went to an old fairground spot that I have been going to for years. At least I got some silver and a 1910 Wheatie.

Re: 1st and probably last hunt this year. Not much but..
Posted by: sgoss66
Date: October 28, 2017 11:01PM
Nice digs! Sorry you don't get out more often...


Minelab CTX 3030
Minelab Equinox 800
Garrett ProPointer AT
Lesche hand digger
Lesche 38D Ground Shark "King of Spades"

Norman, OK

I know what you are saying....
Posted by: Chris(SoCenWI)
Date: October 29, 2017 01:05AM

I used to get out much more often also. Fifteen years ago there were much more New-to-explorer sites. One has to work harder to find targets now. But like you say fall is one of the best times to detect; grass has quit growing, usually some fall rains to soften the soil, hopefully can detect to freeze up.


Re: 1st and probably last hunt this year. Not much but..
Posted by: BigTony
Date: October 29, 2017 06:38PM
Jim C, I understand but your old feeling produced some cool targets and to me that proves you still have it.
I too get down sometimes on this crazy hobby. So I go out and change things, dig signals I wouldn't normally dig. I change settings to make me dig different items.
Surprises are out there - even at so called hunted sites.


Re: 1st and probably last hunt this year. Not much but..
Posted by: MikeO
Date: October 30, 2017 01:09AM
Not a bad way to end the season. :) congrats

Detecting since 1979
Findmall member since 2000
Became a dedicated Minelab user in 2000 with a XS

Favorite find ever a 1834 Half Dime (15 years ago)
Oldest coin ever found a 1734 Real (11 years ago)

One of my favotites from 2012 season an 1857 Flying Eagle Cent.,1795264,1795264#msg-1795264

Favorite coin from 2013 season an 1835 Capped Bust Dime.,1962866,1962866

Favorite coin of 2014 so far an 1849 Large Cent.,2034861,2034861#msg-2034861

Favorite Silver of 2014 an 1854 Seated Half Dime.,2106714

A hunt that will likely never be repeated. Silver Three Center and Seated.,2115392,2115392#msg-2115392

Oldest and largest for 2015 so far 1807 KG,2167872,2167872#msg-2167872

I know exactly what you mean by detecting in the Fall
Posted by: Tony N (Michigan)
Date: October 31, 2017 03:01PM
There will still be some warm days ahead. Most of the leaves are still on the trees.
I love the smell of leaves in the fall while detecting.

last hunt this year
Posted by: Rich (Utah)
Date: November 03, 2017 02:53PM
Glad you were able to get out for a time and swing the detector and find a couple oldies. Love Mercury dimes.

Everybody goes thru the ebbs and flows of life so don’t get down on it. I love fall as well and you’re right, there is a certain feeling of antiquity associated with fall that rolls into winter. Being in Northern Utah, we have very distinct seasons. Has always felt to me like the seasons of the year parallel the seasons of life. Enjoy the changing of the leaves and the crisp fall air

Rich (Utah)

Re: 1st and probably last hunt this year. Not much but..
Posted by: JeffInMass
Date: November 05, 2017 06:38AM
Congrats on the nice finds! Totally understand what you mean- it's the same here in Mass, when fall starts, the leaves change color and everything feels older- including me!

-- Jeff --

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