Way to go! I always like hearing about returned rings. Thanks for the post. As for the rest of it - I have been detecting since the mid 60s and still hike into the woods and forget my digger or make other little mistakes that keep me human 😀 I've stop to talk on the beach - turn my detector off - then start hunting without turning it back on. At times I have went quite a ways before I realize why my machine is so quiet. I'm pretty sure others could jump in here and make us feel a little better.