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adam

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Don't know if he's the same, but Roger Delahanty (spelling?) was a long time member of Nuggetshooters and a good friend and hunting partner to many.... Cheers, Unc

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I don't know, but they guys that tagged that rock with a deer and squiggly lines are going to be pissed!

Probably start a indian war of some sort.

Tom H.

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Tom, is that a deer ...boy, it sure is a funny looking deer.....Maybe its like a cross between a coyote and a deer....Then again , I couldnt draw much better with a pencil & paper. :4chsmu1: Its probably a spanish marker :89:

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I wonder if R.D. ever beeped under that rock? I remember asking Tom to help me move a boulder about that size and I found a black brass nugget and under that a nice gold nugget. Seems nobody wants to go the extra inch and exert them selves. Ask 'Always Dirty' about moving rocks.................

Old Tom

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Who is Ron Driscoll? is this Jeopardy? :D

AzNuggetBob

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I'm confident the initials are less than a hundred years old. Ive seen a few rock carvings including hieroglyphs and a lot of petroglyphs. as far as the animal figure, I have my doubts. no DV. the other figures or symbols I think are very old and I think tell a story. the bright color of the carvings or lack of DV is a clue to their age. no desert varnish oxidizing or physical weathering. AzNuggetBob

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Flak I was just kidding!, but just so there is no confusion. I dont really think Ron chipped his initials on that stone. I also knew him for many years. we worked together on several projects. but I think he would have seen the humor in my comment. AzNuggetBob

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Bill Southern knows who "RD" is and he is working on bringing his blog back :brows::yesss: jim

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RD was Richard Delahanty,also known on the forums as RD of Indio.We PM'ed each other many times when I was detecting with a GMT some years ago.Doubt if he needed his initials on a rock for posterity.His good will to share knowledge and his expertise at detecting in the desert are his legacy...even though many newcomers don't know about him.

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