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    I was out the the CRP field the other day and picked up a lot of trash. Parts from tractors, cars, Old Shotgun casing..the metal part, Some fence line. I was out looking for some arrows with Bh's I wasn't able to recover after last seasons hunt. I actually found a piece of the Carbon shaft and did a circle out search with the metal detector...it's tough trying to detect in and around brush. I never did recover them after two searches. I have found coin in my own yard but it was modern coins. Today I went out to the side yard for some searching. I ended up finding an arrow I lost in the ground a good 4-5 years ago. I also found either a traditional head FP or a Crossbow point. I'm not sure though as I don't use wood arrow shafts or glue on points. I love metal detecting. I do need to upgrade the detector though. I really like the Garrett AT Pro.
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    I honestly need to get one and go scan the archery range at the state park ... I don't know if it was there or somewhere in my house that I ... "misplaced" my wedding band. Have another that we originally bought, but my wife decided to pick up another one for some reason before the wedding.
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    Make sure you check the laws out for your area. Some states have some crazy hardline laws against metal detecting. I am able to detect at some state parks but I have to fill out an registration form and when given approval i can stay in the area's for detecting only. I wanted to search the shoreline on Lake Roosevelt so i called up the NPS for more info. they told me I cannot and it's illegal. 10,000 dollar fine. just be safe and ask someone first.

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    I honestly need to get one and go scan the archery range at the state park ... I don't know if it was there or somewhere in my house that I ... "misplaced" my wedding band. Have another that we originally bought, but my wife decided to pick up another one for some reason before the wedding.

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    I'd like to give it a try just don't wanna go to jail. What ever hapened to finders keepers and possession being 9/10ths? States,counties and cities just don't want us to have fun and take "their" money. BTW take a look @ a show called "Diggers" its about detecting, kind of cool.
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    Quote Originally Posted by droppixel View Post
    I honestly need to get one and go scan the archery range at the state park ... I don't know if it was there or somewhere in my house that I ... "misplaced" my wedding band. Have another that we originally bought, but my wife decided to pick up another one for some reason before the wedding.
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    They are great to have ! Throw them in the truck when you go hunting
    I found my knife I lost , arrows that got away and I paid for eight machines
    with the coins and rings I've found .

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    I just got a metal detector out to my club the other day. My purpose was to find some arrows I lost several years ago. One was an ACC. As luck would have it I found 5 arrows---none of them mine. How come that always happens?
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    Ive been wanting to get one for years..........maybe Santa will drop one off this year!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by bfisher View Post
    I just got a metal detector out to my club the other day. My purpose was to find some arrows I lost several years ago. One was an ACC. As luck would have it I found 5 arrows---none of them mine. How come that always happens?
    For the same reason you always find things in the last place you look.

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