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Re: [Oklahoma Metal Detecting Club] My first detector came today!!

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  • Jeff
    - Well did you hit the old Church would love to hear about your finds. -- In oklahomametaldetectingclub@yahoogroups.com, Paul
    Message 1 of 3 , Aug 28, 2005
      - Well did you hit the old Church would love to hear about your finds.
      -- In oklahomametaldetectingclub@yahoogroups.com, "Paul"
      <xcalokies@g...> wrote:
      > Thank you! the totals are in and I found.....(drum roll please!!!!)
      >
      > 12 PENNIES!!!!!!! Woohoo!!!
      > I have to say that there are a few things I am pleasantly
      > surprised to find out:
      > 1) The learning curve is not as bad as I thought it would be
      > (though pinpointing seems to be my downfall)
      > 2) The LCD display is shockingly pretty right on!!! I figured it
      > was kind of a gimmick for it to tell me what I'll get before I dig
      > it up, but man! A penny really was a penny! A pull tab really was a
      > pull tab, foil was foil! The only one slightly off was chunks of
      > aluminum showed up as quarters on the display.
      > I am really jazzed about this, I really had a lot of fun. I figure
      > if I had this good of a time with this heat that when things cool
      > off I'll be lovin' it!
      > I came up a bit short on my goal for the day: finding the
      > equivalent value in TREASURE of the purchase price of my detector
      > (hey, a guy can dream, right?). And I was a bit dissapointed that I
      > found way more stuff in my backyard than I did at the park. My wife
      > suggested the abandoned church, so that's tomorrow's spot....
      > Happy hunting all!!
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