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  • Eeny, meeny, miny, moe

    It is hard for me to decide whether the eyeball finds or the metal detecting finds are the coolest this time around.
    Before I get into showing the finds from the last three trips to the beach check out this short video.
    I think that it will give you an idea of why I keep going back to this one spot.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NwUyoUADlTQ
    After the last three days of wandering up and down the beach I had pulled 18 pounds of recyclables out.
    9 pounds of brass, 6 pounds of lead and 3 pounds of copper. Click image for larger version

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ID:	255796 Two of the eyeball finds are not on the table.
    My pouch seems to always be to full when I finally call it quits.
    The wooden pulley wheel.Click image for larger version

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ID:	255798 And this smokey grey mason style jar lid. Click image for larger version

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ID:	255799Are waiting to be picked up at a later date.
    What did make it home was a nice old bottle.
    George Morrison, druggist Victoria BC.
    I am not sure if they kept using the bottles after his death in 1892
    So the dating of this bottle is up in the air. http://www.ourgenealogy.ca/ps10/ps10_291.html
    Click image for larger version

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ID:	255800 The clay pipe needed a little TLC (bleach) Click image for larger version

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

  • #2
    Out of that 18 pounds of stuff there was only really one item that was worth keeping.
    This pocket knife is cool and I wish that it had been intact.
    The figure head is most likely Philippe Pétain
    A WW1 French hero. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philippe_P%C3%A9tain
    The wording under his portrait translates to Nations Allied
    And the right side reads as Republique Francais. 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
      Another interesting haul. You been on the pipes lately huh? Some nice ones...
      The chase is better than the catch...

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      • #4
        Amazing finds Bruce.

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        • 2ndoldman
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          Thanks Eric.

      • #5
        Originally posted by BabaORiley View Post
        Another interesting haul. You been on the pipes lately huh? Some nice ones...
        I will take a pipe any day. Especially an eyeball one.
        I took these pictures today to show the beach conditions. Click image for larger version

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ID:	255875 It is hard to tell from pictures but those footsteps are between 3 and 4 inches deep. The ooze was more than ankle deep in this spot today. 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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        • #6
          watching the video, there should be a bunch of stuff there, but there is no telling how deep it is in that muddy beach.

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          • 2ndoldman
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            On some of the targets I was digging 18 inches or more deep Johnny.

        • #7
          You are on a pipe roll. Neat video, that was one popular spot. I like the old bottles and that mud looks like it would sap the energy right out of ya.

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          • 2ndoldman
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            Once you are in the water the mud is much worse. There are stretches where I sink up to my knees in mud if I stay in one place to long.

        • #8
          You had to expect this Bruce but did i see You in that video clip just at the beginning?
          If You Know Your History You Can Predict The Future

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          • 2ndoldman
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            Hahaha. I am not that old.

        • #9
          Wow Bruce that’s impressive ..... thanks for the show wish I could go with u !!
          As for me and my house , we will serve the lord

          Everett Williams ,
          NW Arkansas

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          • 2ndoldman
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            Thank you Everett.

        • #10
          I love the clay pipe

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          • 2ndoldman
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            Thank you, so do I. 👍👍👍
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