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BowDownToLSU
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Ever been Metal Detecting?

I went with my uncle a couple of times, over thirty years ago. We went around the Port Hudson area and found a few things. The coolest was a civil war sword. Have any of you been?....found anything cool?


RhodeIslandRed
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Adrift Off the Spanish Main
Member since Aug 2009
3175 posts

re: Ever been Metal Detecting?
Just started. The coolest thing I've found thus far is the tab from a beer can.


ADLSUNSU
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Baton Rouge
Member since Sep 2007
3362 posts

re: Ever been Metal Detecting?
I feel like mymetal detector is shitty.

Somethin would have to be nearly on the surface to find anything

How deep can yall find things?


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shutterspeed
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TX
Member since May 2007
36513 posts

re: Ever been Metal Detecting?
I'm detecting wood right now.


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Herschal
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re: Ever been Metal Detecting?
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Metal Detecting



Trashy.


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ConwayTwizzle
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Little Havana
Member since Nov 2012
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re: Ever been Metal Detecting?
Are you a member of AARP?


I Love Bama
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re: Ever been Metal Detecting?
A sword is a badss find


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LSUAlum2001
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re: Ever been Metal Detecting?
I'm thinking about getting one.

I saw one model that is also good for shallow water detecting for $300 or so comes with $200 of extra stuff..
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Sir Drinksalot
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re: Ever been Metal Detecting?
One time I found another metal detector.


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foshizzle
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Washington DC metro
Member since Mar 2008
31302 posts

re: Ever been Metal Detecting?
Meh. I've never been bored enough to spend hours looking for shiny but mostly worthless objects.


Breesus
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House of the Rising Sun
Member since Jan 2010
30982 posts

re: Ever been Metal Detecting?
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Meh. I've never been bored enough to spend hours looking for shiny but mostly worthless objects.


When you own a house on the beach, its a fun activity.


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fishfighter
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Baton Rouge
Member since Apr 2008
20939 posts

re: Ever been Metal Detecting?
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Are you a member of AARP?


Get off us old farts. And no, I don't do that crap.


Cracker
Montana Fan
in a box
Member since Nov 2009
6527 posts

re: Ever been Metal Detecting?
buddy of mine has one he uses in the tellico river and has found few thousand in gold this year.


Northgate
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Member since Jul 2012
2527 posts

re: Ever been Metal Detecting?
Yes, found Spanish gold coins, pieces of eight, silver dollars, gold US coins, ancient relics, all in my backyard!

.... Right.


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BowDownToLSU
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Livingston louisiana
Member since Feb 2010
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re: Ever been Metal Detecting?
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Are you a member of AARP?


4 more years...you little prick ....



don't knock metal detecting..
and metal detecting rules...just like sandals


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the Kingfish
UCF Fan
Apopka,FL
Member since Mar 2006
496 posts

re: Ever been Metal Detecting?
I also did it with an uncle before, looked around Daytona Beach before I think we found someone's nose or tongue ring before. We looked during bike week so it didn't surprise him when we found it.


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mattz1122
Houston Fan
Member since Oct 2007
31766 posts

re: Ever been Metal Detecting?
Found a Bud Light can from 1986.


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ConwayTwizzle
Alabama Fan
Little Havana
Member since Nov 2012
1887 posts

re: Ever been Metal Detecting?
lol Fish and Bow, it's cool.
Down here in FL they have commercials with old people metal detecting, it's funny.
But, I do hope to make it to AARP age one day.


Northgate
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Member since Jul 2012
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re: Ever been Metal Detecting?
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But, I do hope to make it to AARP age one day.


I think AARP will take you at 50 now,

Soon, as soon as you graduate college you can go straight into AARP ...


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BobABooey
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Parts Unknown
Member since Oct 2004
1604 posts
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re: Ever been Metal Detecting?
Baton Rouge is a great place for electronic archeology. There is a lot of history downtown and there is a very active metal detecting crowd in BR. If you drive around downtown on a weekend morning, you'll probably see guys with their sticks playing cat and mouse with the police.

If you want to get into treasure hunting, go to a local dealer and buy a used detector from one of the better companies like White's or Fisher. Don't buy from Kellyco. Go visit the online forums and join a club and learn from the veterans.


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