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Holy crap Batman, that's a big OLD cat. He can move a mountain with that 'ol bugger.

The drive wheel and grousers are looking to be about worn out,  it won't be long before it throws a track and then the big cat gets angry and will not turn on you........Beware Scott!!!!

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6 hours ago, klunker said:

 I don't know how it happened but it looks as though my post "Sourdough Scott Survives Encounter With Big Cat" seems to have been mistakenly read as having something to do with wild animals.

Sorry, I believe the first story!

Now if you think this is the real story, you are sadly mistaken because this thing tastes awful when cooked no matter how much seasoning you put on it.

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God bless you Klunker, but I think you need to get outa that COVID cave and grab some fresh air.  You are gonna need some serious aid soon otherwise, given all that diesel “Cat” contact.

Frankly - if we all don’t leave our caves soon, it’ll be us that need that aid sooner than later. 🥴.  D

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      But in the back of my mind, I've got another fully charged battery and it sure would be nice to go back to that Creek that we passed. It's right next to my house...
      The hardest thing is going to be to not go out for a couple days. Pay some bills. Get that rooftop tent, and Kevlar AT tires....
      Then get back out there. You know I'm an Uber driver by profession after 18 years or so of teaching, which is pretty awesome. That means every single place I go I can stop outside my office with the detector....
      Until the detector becomes the office.
      We have some great plans with our rooftop tent if we could get it, to drive up and down in Mexico Arizona Nevada Montana, Alaska... Delivering Uber eats a little bit, and detecting a lot. We need to pick up a gold monster 1000, drywash, sluice and Jeff Williams secret decoder ring.
      with all the old timer documentary videos on Amazon prime, youtube, in collection of old books found discarded in the Goodwill, I can tell you one thing. Gold fever is a hell of a drug.
      if anybody ever has any information of good places around Reno post them if you got them 🙂 I look forward to joining the prospector club and learning from all those around. I don't understand how people care about things like NFL football when there's other things like gold and underneath your feet everywhere you walk...
      It's way too hard to add pictures one by one to this forum so here's a link to our album. 
      https://photos.app.goo.gl/s5AwNp4pHAwF16iv5


    • By KellycoDetectors
      Daniel Jurgan had been itching to get out of the house. He, like all of us, had been under a Stay at Home order, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He was itching to get out with his Nokta Makro Anfibio 19 and find some treasure. Shortly after the restrictions had been lifted, Daniel took it to a park near his home to follow guidelines and avoid large groups of people while also being able to get his detecting fix.
      As the lone person in the park, Daniel found a few items of note: a Brownie ring and a 1943 mercury dime. He was fairly happy with his spoils but he wasn’t satisfied. A storm was brewing in the distance and it started to rain as he headed to a tree line for cover. While the storm rolled on, he continued searching under the cover of the trees and that’s when it happened. He knew the signal he was getting was something good.
      After digging about 9” into the ground with his Lesche 36” T-Handle Shovel, he pulled out a sterling silver box with what looked to be the likeness of the Virgin Mary pressed into the lid. He stuck it in his pocket, covered his hole and headed to his car after the storm had passed. Once he got into the car, he anxiously pulled the item out of his pocket and opened it up. He was correct in assuming that this was something good. Inside was a sterling silver rosary with an engraved name and date, Diana, May 5th 1946.
      After some research and calling around, Daniel was able to track down who the rosary belonged to. He was able to locate the owner’s children and return the rosary to its original owner, Diana, 74 years after it was lost. The rosary was a gift for her first communion from her aunt. Diana says the rosary went missing not long after she had received it and suspected a neighbor boy, who had a habit of taking her things, had taken it. She assumes it was buried so deep because he was scared someone would find it. Little did he know that Daniel Jurgan and his metal detector would come along eventually and find it.
      Treasure Finds: Returned 74 Years Later originally appeared on kellycodetectors.com.

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