Is anyone interested in metal detecting?

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    I am just learning about it. My boyfriend bought me a metal detector. When I was in Vegas in May my brother in law was showing me all the cool stuff he has found with his metal detector and also how to pan for gold.

    I don't really know where to start but he gave me some gold prospector magazines that were nice.
     
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    My son got one for christmas. We messed with it but it was for kids. It wasnt much to brag about..
    I would like one.
    I would love to go do it at all the civil war battlefields around here!
     
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    I bet where you are at you would find amazing old coins and jewelry.
     
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    Metal detecting is a fun hobby. I’ve been at it for about 18 years.
     
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    My grandfather had one when I was a kid. I took it to the park across the street and found a bottle cap and a screw. :113:
     
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    What kind of cool things have you found? My boyfriend bought me a minelab metal detector and also a little one that goes in the dirt.
     
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    I am now old enough to become a member of AARP. Maybe it's time to get into the hobby.
     
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    I am thinking of joining a club that goes out on hunts so I can learn things from other people.
     
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    I’ve found silver dollars,halves, civil war bullets rings etc. I have a minelab Etrac.
     
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