Are some places just not worth it?

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Found a bottle dump off of an old logging road. There was pieces of all sorts of bottles from the 30's, on and near the surface.

But, it is FULL OF ROCKS, and has tons and tons of shell casings scattered about..

I'm worried it has already been picked through (more than once), and everything is shot to shit...


I suppose there could be some good, intact bottles feet down, but I don't wanna burn days and 10,000+ calories.

Snapped a few photos om my way out.
(End of day, EXHAUSTED!)
 

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I think it depends on whether or not you have better options elsewhere. Any location could turn up a surprise...
 

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Not far off from this spot, I found a much better one.

No rocks, no shell casings and a sea if intact surface bottles (20's-60's), and a car or two..

I got so discouraged at the previous spot, finding pieces of wonderfully ornate soda bottles..

Hopefully the spot yields some cool stuff.

Anything of interest was broken though (Surface-6")..
 

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I'd keep looking all along that hillside. If something is worth it or not you'll never know unless you keep looking. LEON.
 

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I'd keep looking all along that hillside. If something is worth it or not you'll never know unless you keep looking. LEON.
The area is HUGE! It'll take a day just to find the true bounds, and God knows how long to truly dig 4+ ft.

It was an old roadside dump.
A WHOLE lot back there.. Luckily it is not connected to the logging road at all.

Fingers crossed
 

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I've spent probably many many hundreds of hours looking for dumps & lots of times finding nothing. Some will say a waste of time but I like to get out in the wilderness with nature & enjoy the view & scenery even if I don't find anything. LEON.
 

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I realized today, I am the same people that I dislike so much...

After finding all the pieces of aqua Ball jars, I lined up dozens of bottles on a fallen log, and wasted nearly 5 entire mags (spendy).

I am those same shell littering, bottle destroying assholes...
 

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I realized today, I am the same people that I dislike so much...

After finding all the pieces of aqua Ball jars, I lined up dozens of bottles on a fallen log, and wasted nearly 5 entire mags (spendy).

I am those same shell littering, bottle destroying assholes...
Sounds like you had a dry spell like all of us had, just get back on that horse and giddy up.
 
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