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Big Silver, Tiny Silver On Beautiful Autumn Metal Detecting Hunt

It was going to be a perfect weather day for detecting – highs in the 50s, no rain.  I gave a call to a great property owner in Bourbon County, KY with whom I’d discussed detecting his 1810 family homestead and he welcomed me to come detecting.  I’d been there before in the Summer and

Coinshooting Finds – Slicing the Iron-Infested Farm

This past weekend, I took advantage of the nice weather to hunt an 1820s-era farm.  The conditions are difficult.  Every coil swing reveals 4-5 iron signals, so I had to run the E-Trac in two-tone ferrous *all day* with a 6″ coil which is exhausting.  Here are some of the finds. 1877 Seated Liberty Dime

The First Week With E-Trac

The first few days with the Etrac were definitely frustrating.  I walked home with CLAD after three hours of hunting.   But things rapidly improved.  Oh, and the seated quarter was an 1853 and obliterated.  Oh well.