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  • Two days of oddball finds.

    We all finds things that we are not expecting. Sometimes they are neat and sometimes not.
    Wednesday started out normally with finding more lead in the Gorge. Click image for larger version

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ID:	173246 Nothing unusual about that but after pulling the piece that is bottom center there was a nice squeaky high tone and out popped Paul Bunion's favorite ring.
    Before cleaning. Click image for larger version

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ID:	173249 This one came out of the muck in the top of the scoop. Click image for larger version

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ID:	173250 But I guess it is no stranger than this one. Click image for larger version

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ID:	173252 Bottles and cans are ever present as always but it's not everyday that you step on an old milk bottle. Click image for larger version

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    Bruce
    In life there are losers and finders. Which one are you?

  • #2
    OK back to the metallic oddballs. How many of you have pulled one of these beasts? Click image for larger version

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ID:	173256 The brass was normal for the most part. Click image for larger version

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ID:	173257 But there are always the exceptions.http://pdfpiw.uspto.gov/.piw?Docid=0...iew+first+page Click image for larger version

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ID:	173258 Thursday it was overload signal after overload signal. Most of it was crappy old iron but some of the lead pieces were huge. Click image for larger version

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ID:	173259 One piece that went on forever was this stainless flat bar. Click image for larger version

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ID:	173260 I rigged up a bunch of rocks near the stump and finally bounced up and down enough to fold it up and get it in the trunk.
    So gas was paid for. By the way that 8 pounds of aluminum is this years pull tabs Click image for larger version

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ID:	173261 This kayak sump pump was totally unexpected.
    The brass bar is what got me to dig it up. Click image for larger version

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ID:	173262 After a night of cleaning it still works. Click image for larger version

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    Bruce
    In life there are losers and finders. Which one are you?

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    • #3
      If you look closely at this you will see that this pocket watc Click image for larger version

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ID:	173266 h bezel actually had the glass facing. Click image for larger version

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ID:	173265 And as said before the bottles and cans are always under foot. The only two coins worthy of note were another crusty LC. This one a barely discernible 1918. Click image for larger version

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ID:	173267 And this sad reminder that I still have to find a nice Vickie quarter on land. Click image for larger version

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      1895 or 1896. Click image for larger version

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      Bruce
      In life there are losers and finders. Which one are you?

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      • #4
        Cool stuff! Could that big fishy ring thing be a fancy napkin ring?

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        • #5
          I believe so but it sounded better as Paul Bunion's or even the golly Green Giant's ring. Click image for larger version

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          Bruce
          In life there are losers and finders. Which one are you?

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