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  1. #1
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    us
    May 2010
    Florida
    CZ7A Pro / CZ21 / F75 LTD
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    Holy CRAP!!!!! I got my HOLY GRAIL.......

    Went to a local beach yesterday with Lookindown and found the Holy Grail.... Well my Holy Grail anyways About 5 hours in and many coins and an earing later, I heard a really deep tone that sounded good but after the 3rd or 4th scoop I figured maybe another bottom of a can or such but it pinpointed very tight still so I kept at it. When I scooped and there was no sound in the hole I checked the scoop and didn't know what I had. I thought "Please be white gold or at least silver" I looked at the inside of the ring and saw 950 and thought "no way" I eased it around and saw those beautiful four letters... PLAT

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    This is only my second Platinum ring and it made my day, my week, hell it made my YEAR Lookindown has this uncanny ability to tell what something weighs and I guessed about 9.1 grams and he guessed 11.2. I guess you can tell who was right yet again. We ended up getting a couple Tungsten rings

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    These things are heavy. I wish they were worth something We also got a 15 gram .925 necklace along with a silver earring and a junk bracelet. We picked up about 60-70 coins along the way. Can't wait to get back on Saturday.... I will let you know how it goes.

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  3. #2
    us
    Dec 2007
    Western, N.C.
    Bandido UMax II, Fisher CZ7, Tiger Shark, Bounty Hunter, Ace 250
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    Re: Holy CRAP!!!!! I got the HOLY GRAIL.......

    Alright Mike! WTG buddy! I now no how thrilling that is to look on the inside and see plat. What a great feeling! I am usually within a gram of the weight myself. Wish those tungsten were worth as much as gold. (lol) Looks and sounds like y'all had a great hunt!

  4. #3
    us
    Apr 2011
    Minelab GT & Minelab Elite
    978
    3 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: Holy CRAP!!!!! I got my HOLY GRAIL.......

    My, oh My, oh My!!!

    Beautiful Plat ring find!

    Keep up the great detecting!

    Lorraine
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  5. #4
    us
    Apr 2008
    Springfield, Oregon
    Explorer SE, Pro coil inline probe. Also the Excal II
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    Re: Holy CRAP!!!!! I got my HOLY GRAIL.......

    Congratulations biggmike on the Plat ring...those are
    few and far between finds. Now you are gonna
    have to wait for Plat melt prices to get back where
    they were several weeks ago. The tungston rings
    look nice, but that's about all. GL and HH when you
    get back to that site. Gold Nuggets


    It's amazing just how much treasure people loose and we manage to find.

  6. #5
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    TerrySoloman.com

    May 2010
    Congress, AZ - White Plains, NY
    Tesoro Cult Member - Tejon; Sand Shark; Lobo Super Traq; Vaquero; Cibola; Compadre - Minelab GPX 5000
    5,418
    2737 times
    Metal Detecting

    Re: Holy CRAP!!!!! I got my HOLY GRAIL.......

    WoW!!! Nice fat Plat! Congratulations Mike!
    Please visit my Website http://TerrySoloman.com

  7. #6
    us
    Mar 2011
    NC Beach
    Excal ll, Whites BH300 ID, Sand Shark, Prizm 6T
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    311 times
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    Re: Holy CRAP!!!!! I got my HOLY GRAIL.......

    Great hunt Biggmike!!!! Congrats on the Plat!!!!
    2013
    Rings (22) 1 Plat, 5
    Gold, 16 Silver

    2014
    Rings (5) 2
    Gold, 3 Silver

    "Treasure Is Where You Find It"

  8. #7
    us
    Jun 2011
    TX
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    Re: Holy CRAP!!!!! I got my HOLY GRAIL.......

    maybee some day i'll run into you guys out their i plan on hittin gulf on sunday, i wanna go where ya havent been though since you guys found everything @ that beach allready, great job !!!! awesome ring

  9. #8
    us
    Jun 2011
    Gulf Coast FL
    Minelab Excalibur 2, Minelab Sovereign GT
    401
    95 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: Holy CRAP!!!!! I got my HOLY GRAIL.......

    Helluva find

    Unbelievable!

    Aaron
    Ring count since 1-1-13: (18)
    Gold:3
    Plat:0
    Silver:6
    SS, Tungsten Carbide, Titanium, etc: 4
    Junk:5

  10. #9

    Feb 2007
    Bradenton, Fl
    ACE 250, Minelab Excal II, ETrac
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    531 times
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    Re: Holy CRAP!!!!! I got my HOLY GRAIL.......

    sweet find!! congrats
    Debby

  11. #10
    us
    Jun 2009
    Bradenton, Fl
    Aquasound, Excal 2, Excal (NY), Infinium
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    Re: Holy CRAP!!!!! I got my HOLY GRAIL.......

    Oh, What a Feeling!! Better than Toyota!! WTG

  12. #11
    au
    Jul 2011
    North Coast NSW.
    Tesoro Sand Shark, Stavr Krepish II Scoop, Plugger Balanced Shaft.
    813
    259 times
    Beach and Shallow Water Hunting
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    Re: Holy CRAP!!!!! I got my HOLY GRAIL.......

    what is next on the wish list? congrats.
    "Treasure, baby, Treasure!"

  13. #12
    us
    Aug 2009
    Sacramento Cailifonia
    V3i DFX MXT Excal II D2 6x10 950 4x6 & dx-1
    852
    257 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Re: Holy CRAP!!!!! I got my HOLY GRAIL.......

    congrats on knocking another find off the bucket list, Ive got my share of gold this year but still waiting for that shiny platinum to find my scoop, sweeeet!!!!!

  14. #13

    Mar 2006
    Gulf Coast, Fl
    Xcal, Minelab SE, DFX, MXT
    1,355
    503 times
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    Re: Holy CRAP!!!!! I got my HOLY GRAIL.......

    Great find, not to many people finding them right now except in Japan. Just curious i see that large F and the symbol. Do you have any idea what it is? Ive got that same F and symbol on a 10 k i found the other. Is it possibly the country of origin?

    Dew
    Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who'll argue with you.... John Wooden.

  15. #14
    Charter Member
    us
    May 2010
    Florida
    CZ7A Pro / CZ21 / F75 LTD
    546
    199 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (2)

    Re: Holy CRAP!!!!! I got my HOLY GRAIL.......

    Quote Originally Posted by dewcon4414
    Just curious i see that large F and the symbol. Do you have any idea what it is? Ive got that same F and symbol on a 10 k i found the other. Is it possibly the country of origin?

    Dew
    Thanks Dew I'm heading back in the morning.

    The G in the FG is kind of angular, it is the Trademark for Fredrick Goldman. The maker of the ring.

  16. #15
    us
    Mar 2010
    Florida
    ACE 250,AT PRO, CZ21...RTG pro scoop...Stealth 720
    4,135
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    Re: Holy CRAP!!!!! I got my HOLY GRAIL.......

    I see that FG makersmark on rings more than any other trademark.

  17. #16
    Charter Member
    us
    May 2008
    Rockwall, TX
    485
    71 times
    Beach and Shallow Water Hunting

    Re: Holy CRAP!!!!! I got my HOLY GRAIL.......

    Great job!!!!!! LOVE those fatty Pt rings

  18. #17
    us
    Jan 2010
    long island, ny
    v3i-qxt 1776 king charles 111 silver reale
    153
    3 times

    Re: Holy CRAP!!!!! I got my HOLY GRAIL.......



    great ring....keep up the good work

    hh herb

  19. #18

    Mar 2006
    Gulf Coast, Fl
    Xcal, Minelab SE, DFX, MXT
    1,355
    503 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Honorable Mentions (3)

    Re: Holy CRAP!!!!! I got my HOLY GRAIL.......

    Thanks for the Info on the FG. I did a lot of head scratching since i was certain the 10K i found recently wasnt filled. Hope you pop out another off your wish list today. Ill hit it tomorrow somewhere.

    Dew
    Whatever you do in life, surround yourself with smart people who'll argue with you.... John Wooden.

  20. #19
    us
    Feb 2010
    Boston
    Excal II, E-TRAC
    710
    470 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Banner Finds (3)

    Re: Holy CRAP!!!!! I got my HOLY GRAIL.......

    SICK!!!!!
    Gotta believe to succeed!

  21. #20
    us
    May 2011
    108
    9 times

    Re: Holy CRAP!!!!! I got my HOLY GRAIL.......

    What a fantastic find

 

 
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