I have really enjoyed reading everyone's posts and finds. Last year was my first "real" attempt at metal detecting and I did quite well by the end of the summer. I have a Bounty Hunter 1100, purchased for me by my husband a few years back to go treasure hunting with our daughter now 6yrs old. We had no luck on the beaches last summer but found a ton of great items at local parks and fields. We found 2 gold rings (one of which we were able to find the original owner through the NB census), a 14K gold bracelet, 1 sterling ring, 1 large sterling earring with 10 chipped diamonds, and a ton of modern coins totalling $382.53.....
I am really interested in adding to my coin collection and want to research older sites, but seem to hit a lot of road blocks when using google earth (can't seem to go back far enough by time period, and online maps.... Any tips or advice on this would be greatly appreciated.
I look forward to seeing everyone's 2016 year posts.
Post by Leslie Sarkany on Mar 5, 2016 12:41:03 GMT -5
Welcome to the forum and it seems you have a great start in this hobby. For research leading to spot older members of the community is a good source. Just about any plac where folks gathered is good as long as it fallls within the guidelines of the code of ethics. Take care. Hillsborough comes to mind as does Carrigan Island.
From the land of the Bluenose.....life is a beach at least till the tide comes in and the Bud is all gone!
Hi there. Nice to know I'm not the only one in our area who enjoys doing this. You had a good season last year, and looks like you have already begun this year. I went out this past weekend but the ground was still quite frozen after about 2 inches. I look forward to your 2016 posts. Happy Hunting.