Travelling to Michigan - Anyone Want to Go Digging?

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I took Mr Cure Ryan out to a old River Dump I found like 10 Years ago. I dug a ton of nice Bottles out of this dump 5-10 years ago. Posted those Finds in here Years ago. haven't been back there in 5 Years. Back then was easy Pickings, like taking Candy from a Baby, Bottles popping out everywhere. TODAY, it was not so easy. Lots of Digging & not much for Bottles. I did get a Pic of Ryan Holding a PH Kling Detroit Beer Bottle. He then Dug a nice Koppitz Melchers Quart Blob Tob Top Beer Bottle from Detroit. Forgot to get a Pic of that one. He left with probably 15 Bottles with Koppitz being the best one. LEON.
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You Da man, if you're ever in Chicago area bring your shovel and waders.
 
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Here is a link to the finds from our dig. Thank you Leon!

 

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I took Mr Cure Ryan out to a old River Dump I found like 10 Years ago. I dug a ton of nice Bottles out of this dump 5-10 years ago. Posted those Finds in here Years ago. haven't been back there in 5 Years. Back then was easy Pickings, like taking Candy from a Baby, Bottles popping out everywhere. TODAY, it was not so easy. Lots of Digging & not much for Bottles. I did get a Pic of Ryan Holding a PH Kling Detroit Beer Bottle. He then Dug a nice Koppitz Melchers Quart Blob Tob Top Beer Bottle from Detroit. Forgot to get a Pic of that one. He left with probably 15 Bottles with Koppitz being the best one. LEON.
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This is fake.
How is his GD shirt white?!
 

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He just got there when he found that Kling, If I remember right I think that Kling was laying near the water on top of the ground. I've came back to this spot after a Hard rain/Flood to find Bottles washed out sitting in the open. Once got a 7oz. D.C. Funke crown top just laying there in the water. That Dump actually goes out into the River, I used to dig on a little peninsula in that River but it's now under Water. His knees are Dirty. Anyways I can vouch he was there because I was there. My Buddy Tom never gets dirty either, he sits on some pad to keep his butt clean. When I leave I'm all full of Dirt. LEON.
 

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He just got there when he found that Kling, If I remember right I think that Kling was laying near the water on top of the ground. I've came back to this spot after a Hard rain/Flood to find Bottles washed out sitting in the open. Once got a 7oz. D.C. Funke crown top just laying there in the water. That Dump actually goes out into the River, I used to dig on a little peninsula in that River but it's now under Water. His knees are Dirty. Anyways I can vouch he was there because I was there. My Buddy Tom never gets dirty either, he sits on some pad to keep his butt clean. When I leave I'm all full of Dirt. LEON.
He just got there when he found that Kling, If I remember right I think that Kling was laying near the water on top of the ground. I've came back to this spot after a Hard rain/Flood to find Bottles washed out sitting in the open. Once got a 7oz. D.C. Funke crown top just laying there in the water. That Dump actually goes out into the River, I used to dig on a little peninsula in that River but it's now under Water. His knees are Dirty. Anyways I can vouch he was there because I was there. My Buddy Tom never gets dirty either, he sits on some pad to keep his butt clean. When I leave I'm all full of Dirt. LEON.
I don't know if that's even possible I've tried everything from sitting on pizza boxes the plastic to chairs the logs I come out of there people scaring people
 

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This is fake.
How is his GD shirt white?!
@Newtothiss Well when you're 6' 5" some workable holes only go up to your hips:D haha

On the flip side, tall people have to dig wider than the average person due to lanky limbs. Sometimes it's not all about leverage.

@Mailman1960, dont get me started on woods, mountains, or creeks. I have a perpetual chigger colony growing on my body from all the forest walks this year.

@hemihampton I believe the kling was from a hole you were working on (or at least it was after our first couple dig spots) and I remember being almost upside down in the hole since I couldn't fit width wise lol. There were a few intact surface finds with some embossing during our trip but nothing exceptional. It seems like the best stuff is still waiting for you another day under the surface :)
 

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I was joking.
Good for you if you're able to stay even remotely clean!

Perhaps I was just jealous...
I go through so many wife beaters just looking at dirt/mud wrong, and every white tee is now a gun rag.
 

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