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THE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER OF THE GOLD COAST TREASURE CLUB, INC.
VOLUME 32 NUMBER 7

JULY 2007

THE NEXT MEETING WILL BE 7:30 P.M. JULY12
AT THE WEST PALM BEACH GARDEN CLUB IN DREHER PARK
IN WEST PALM BEACH, FLORIDA
OUR CODE OF ETHICS: HAVE PERMISSION AND DO NO HARM
TEST YOUR SKILLS AT THE JULY MEETING
Don’t miss Thursday’s meeting! You will want to bring
your detector (or detectors) to determine which ones have
the best sensitivity, accuracy and pinpointing ease. There
will be stations set up behind the Garden Club where you
can test your knowledge and your skill. Ken Lubinski
will be in charge of the station that will see how well you
can target ID various metal objects. Richard Zabriskie
will test your skills at accurately pin pointing a target.
Linda Bennett will supervise a station that will test your
machine’s target discrimination abilities. These stations
are designed to hone your skills, so come prepared WITH
your detector!
In case of rain, we will continue our evening of
learning, networking, etc. inside the Garden Club.
Thank you in advance goes out to Linda and Trent
Bowen for volunteering to bring refreshments for our
meeting. Bob Smirnow also deserves a thank you for
volunteering to bring the Mystery Item.

JOIN US FOR SOME PRE-MEETING FUN!
Each month, a group of us gather for dinner at 5:30
p.m. before the meeting. Everyone is welcome! Join us in
the back room of PA BBQ. Dinner is Dutch Treat,
meaning, we each pay our own way. (For directions,
please check a prior newsletter.)
Park Ave. BBQ & Grille
2401 North Dixie Hwy (US 1)
Lake Worth, Florida
Please remember to return any library books or
videos that you checked out last month.

CLUB HUNT
There will NOT be a club hunt in July because it is
TOO DARN HOT. But there will be a scavenger hunt
instead. See the insert for a copy of the items and the
rules. Silver prizes will be awarded at the August meeting.
Ken Lubinski and Betty and Jerry Laur will host a
club hunt on August 12 at Carlin Park. The cost will be
$2/hunter. More details will be in the August newsletter.
Ben Smith and Karen Larson will be hosting the club
hunt in September. The date and details will be announced
in the September newsletter.
Hunt Master Linda is always looking for new ideas
for hunts. If any member would like to host a hunt, give
her a call. She will give you the details.

HUNT MASTER’S EDITORIAL
Many club members have their own special or “secret”
places to metal detect that they like to keep to themselves.
Their time invested in research and actual hunting has
resulted in certain areas that produce consistent finds.
Understandably, they don’t want to tell someone, only to
find that person and others frequenting “their spot.” Some
may not agree, but we ask that you respect the feelings of
those who DO believe in keeping their spots private.
Unwritten treasure hunting etiquette stipulates that you
should not ask the exact area found (i.e. Delray Beach).
Instead, ask was the item found in the water, on the beach
or on land. Do not be disappointed if the individual does
not want to give you a specific area. They are not being
unfriendly. These same members are more than willing to
share general tips on hunting or using a particular metal
detector.