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Went out to the camp site today.  I stole the Equinox from the wife.  I was using the 6” coil and working between the rocks.  This is the better stuff from today minus nails, lead and two horseshoes.  A couple percussion caps. One marked “GD”.  A really cool knife with handle in tact. Finally one of the nicest buckles I have dug.  All looks good considering the 170 years they have been laying around.  

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What a buckle! Must be rare because all Lens gives me is drawer pulls. Related item? 🤔 🤣

Great photos and super lucky site. I'm sure you love the Deus but if it's there the Equinox will find it. Did you get the 10x5 yet?

That knife looks like a John EK combat knife. Old ones are rare but more WW2 vintage.

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I have not bought the The coil yet.  I probably should.  I may buy a second 800 first. 

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Eric, this is the first of that type buckle I have found there.  Funny thing is a Bald Eagle flew over us today.  It is in excellent shape considering the age. 

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I was telling my wife, I think we have found most of the buckle types.  Back to chasing silver I guess. 😀.  Thank you Eric! 

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Nice finds for sure!

Good luck on your next outing.

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