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Odd Beach Finds From MX & Not Just A Variety Of $$.


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As some of you know, I head south each winter with a few clients and have some sun in the fun, with a few stiff drinks to kill any bacteria on my ice.  I always take a detector and sometimes even test a few for manufactures (like I did last year with the TDI Beach Hunter).  Anyway, I seem to find interesting metal objects in my scoop and on occasion they are still moving (that is for another story).  So here are a few photos of finds and laughs.

1st pic of at least 10 different countries and some of their coins.  Some of them I know others I'll need to look up in a book some day.

2nd is a waterproof Fugi camera.  I took the card out and guess what was on it?  Now here is a weird twist.  There was video footage of me metal detecting.  They actually filmed me.

3rd is a gold plated miniature brass shovel.  Now I know there are some serious gold diggers walking those beaches, but now they seem to wear a shovel?  I guess that should make it easy for the old guy to figure out their intent?

4th is an interesting piece.  I thought it was an aluminum dog whistle but blowing on it numerous times has not produced a peep yet?  Maybe one of those secret silent ones?  My other thought was some kind of mini magnifier, but each time I look through I can't see anything.  Sure does have an odd smell though.

5th.  Is a Samsung phone.  I've found a few throughout the years and you better have a serious scoop to reach them as sometimes the detector will go near 2 feet deep.  I realize it is not a ring, but I also know a Rolex watch could be down there too.

I'll be posting some of the jewelry later on as I am still getting caught up with customer emails and phone calls to get them detectors.

Until next post, enjoy and if you know any info of my finds, please chime in.

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That little shovel would be a great tool for sorting through the fines in a gold pan...Nice work Gerry.

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