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    RE: Rest in Peace, Ron

    Coming your way old salt water dog! haha
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    RE: Rest in Peace, Ron

    Hey ty Kelley....... I am alive and well and still digg'n! Jim
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    RE: Rest in Peace, Ron

    Well said Wayne. I just read about Lobes and the Bear passing..... Shocked really. They will be missed for sure. Jim
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    RE: tool scratch mark

    Joe, try wet sanding with a #400-600 then 800 silicon carbide paper (available at auto parts store),then polish in machine , works good on small lip chips also...... Taz
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    RE: Happy Birthday Lobeycat

    Happy B-Day Lobey! Go out and get a bottle![8D] Taz
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    RE: Happy Birthday, Taz.........

    Thanks all! Been out of town..... I had a great birthday and holiday weekend. I dug a sweet 61 ct topaz in New Hampshire and have been polishing the bottle probe here in the Maine dirt..... nothing...
  7. RE: ever get stung by a cat piller well i did

    Last fall I pushed my probe through a rotten log looking for bottles beneath, out came the yellow jackets... ahhhhh run for your life! [sm=lol.gif]
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    RE: Rare wall find??

    I thought the squared push up base unusual,most I have seen have been a round ,dome like push-up...

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    RE: Rare wall find??

    Looks like it needed a pontil!

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    RE: Rare wall find??

    Crude lip finish......

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    RE: Rare wall find??

    Nice bottle! You probally wont believe this, but I dug this one over at the "Maplewood" 1800's resort dump in Bethlaham, NH several weeks ago (The Mt Washington hotel is right up the road) bet they...
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    RE: What causes this?

    Damn it Jim and beam me up Scotty!....[sm=lol.gif]
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    RE: What causes this?

    Nice bottle! How is this for a theory..... This is the basis of the optical band gap in a photonic crystal, of which opal is the best known natural example. In addition, microfractures may be filled...
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    RE: Ink bottle price needed

    Hi Rick, GP and all...... Hmmmm a today's fair market price ? 25-35 clams. Nice ink but fairly common. Ink's volume #4 by J. Odell has a similar labeled example for 100 dollars but it is the 1865...
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    RE: 1st one of these Ive ever seen

    The base measures 6' X 8' It was a pretty good sized bell!

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    RE: 1st one of these Ive ever seen

    oOps got them reversed!

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    RE: 1st one of these Ive ever seen

    Here is the old North Groton, N.H. church bell. I had the honor of building the foundation for it behind the historical society building and then gave a talk on early glass of N.H.[:)] Taz

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    RE: Happy Birthday Oldtimer!

    Happy belated birthday Richard! The amber N.H. med is yours. See you soon to go digg'n..... Taz
  19. RE: Back Bay 1/2 pint stoddard, with thanks to Bushdigger!

    Tom! More happiness in given then receiveing ya know! Glad you guys had a good time... I will be over this week to find the pontils you missed! [sm=lol.gif] Taz
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    RE: window pane

    Them pane's consume 999 times there own weight in xcess reality! Ouch found some back in the late 60's...Good place to leave them,,,,,[sm=lol.gif] My face still hurts from laughing...
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    RE: Same spot

    Mad. Get a come along and some lightweight nylon straps.... Works great on stumps , logs and other stuff that keeps newbies out from digg'n deeper..... also saves the back..... Taz
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    RE: A couple of pontilled inks

    Good to be back Doug! Nope nothing new to show thats anything great, I am looking for a few more bottles to complete my Carters stash though...."winged" with pen ledge carter cones, face embossed...
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    RE: Same spot

    Mad, when I clean delicate feldspathic and calcite based mineral specimens I always use the iron out, most pottery is a "clay" based material "feldspathic" I bet it will work just fine ....
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    RE: Same spot

    Good start to the season Ben! I got out yesterday also, I probed through a foot of snow in a swamp behind my new house and found a 1920's dump. I did score a whitehouse apple jar and some jar lid's...
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    RE: A couple of pontilled inks

    Digger Odell also has a picture of one in More Ink's Vol 11 . The listing states for a perfect one in 1998, it was $65-75....
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