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Lost wedding ring

| June 30, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lost wedding ring

      So last October a co-worker lost his gold wedding ring hunting. He was pretty sure of the area where he lost it at. So today we took a drive up into the back woods of the Idaho mountains. About 9000 ft. up the mountain and after about 30 mins of hunting look what […]

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Boise Schools Closed to Detecting

| April 2, 2014 | 0 Comments
Boise Schools Closed to Detecting

I have been informed that, as of April 1, 2014, all Boise schools are off limits for metal detecting.

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BBSRC Contests and Prizes

| March 21, 2014 | 0 Comments
BBSRC Contests and Prizes

At each BBSRC meeting, we have a Find of the Month (FOTM) contest. For the uninitiated, let me explain how the winners are determined.  There are five categories: US coins, Jewelry, Tokens and foreign coins, Relics, and Miscellaneous. A member may enter no more that one item in each category. All entries are (ideally) anonymous. […]

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Spring 2014 Club Hunt Reminder

| March 17, 2014 | 1 Comment
Spring 2014 Club Hunt Reminder

Hello, fellow BBSRC members. This is an early reminder that the Spring club hunt will be on Saturday, May 17, to coincide with Minelab’s Go Minelabbing 2014. In past years, Minelab has donated some very nice prizes that can be won by club members who attend the hunt. We hope Minelab will see fit to […]

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Desert Homestead Artifacts

| March 17, 2014 | 2 Comments
Desert Homestead Artifacts

I hunted an old house site that was shown on a 1925 map. I spent about 8 hours there over the course of two days. Here are some of the more interesting finds.

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Gerry’s Detectors – Quartzsite, AZ January 2014 Hunt

| February 10, 2014 | 1 Comment
Gerry’s Detectors – Quartzsite, AZ January 2014 Hunt

What I learned, was there are still plenty of targets in the canyons and hills around the area. Was it easy pickings of gold? You should know better by now, that is never the case.

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