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Thread: Found my first piece of gold

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  1. #1
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    May 2016
    Georgia
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting

    Found my first piece of gold

    I went out determined to get a gold band today, my strategy finally worked. It isn't much, a cheap one from walmart but it's about 1.75 grams of 10K...I'll take it!!

    Although I have other gold stuff listed on my profile this is my first time finding it with a machine. The other pieces were just from sifting sand.

    I KILLED THE CLAD TODAY. This is my new best for one outing. $16.79.... didn't use a digger for a single target. Was detecting the pea rock again where everyone exercises. I would just kick up a hole with my foot, then bend down and grab whatever it was. 30% of the coins were on the surface and I would notice them when I would go into pinpoint mode.

    There's gotta be another band there. I searched 3 of 10 exercise areas today and that was only in one direction.


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  2. #2
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    Rust never rests

    Mar 2009
    Sunman Indiana
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    A good pile of battery money,and congrats on the ring.With all those keys ,you could open a locksmith shop.
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    Aug 2018
    SW Missouri
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    6000 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Quote Originally Posted by Vhoov View Post
    I went out determined to get a gold band today, my strategy finally worked. It isn't much, a cheap one from walmart but it's about 1.75 grams of 10K...I'll take it!!

    Although I have other gold stuff listed on my profile this is my first time finding it with a machine. The other pieces were just from sifting sand.

    I KILLED THE CLAD TODAY. This is my new best for one outing. $16.79.... didn't use a digger for a single target. Was detecting the pea rock again where everyone exercises. I would just kick up a hole with my foot, then bend down and grab whatever it was. 30% of the coins were on the surface and I would notice them when I would go into pinpoint mode.

    There's gotta be another band there. I searched 3 of 10 exercise areas today and that was only in one direction.


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    Good strategy! Where did you get your scale?
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  4. #4
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    May 2016
    Georgia
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hillbilly Prince View Post
    Good strategy! Where did you get your scale?
    Hillbilly,

    Amazon, as part of an acid test kit.
    My scale for reloading is much more accurate but I only use that for powder, dont want any contaminates in my casings lol.
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    TerryrSoloman.com

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    White Plains, New York
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    Metal Detecting
    Congratulations!!!!
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  6. #6
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    Sep 2005
    Seattle, WA
    Minelab CTX 3030, Whites DFX
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    5705 times
    Metal Detecting
    They donít always come easy. Way to go on that great find!!
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  7. #7
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    Dec 2011
    Shenandoah Valley Virginia
    Minelab 800 WHITE MXT & NEW VX3 a At Pro and a few others
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    778 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Sweet!
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    Hawks88

    Aug 2012
    Niagara falls
    Equinox 600, fisher gold bug pro.
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    5072 times
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    Congrats on the gold ring and all the clad.
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  9. #9
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    DEPLORABLE

    Jul 2015
    Port Allegheny, Pennsylvania
    E-trac, Excalibur, XP Deus, & CTX 3030.
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    Ain't it great to come home with gold??
    Congratulations
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  10. #10
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    May 2016
    Georgia
    Equinox 800, AT Pro, Pro pointer AT,
    675
    2207 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Thanks Everyone
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  11. #11
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    Tommy

    Dec 2015
    Ann Arbor
    AT MAX
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    The addiction is getting stronger lol good job
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  12. #12
    us
    Aug 2007
    Western New York
    CTX-3030, Equinox 800
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    Nice ring! Congrats!
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  13. #13
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    Ed

    Jul 2018
    Eastern Connecticut
    Whites m6 Garrett ATPro
    267
    853 times
    Metal Detecting
    Nice ring and also a nice pile of clad.
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  14. #14
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    Priv8ear

    Aug 2018
    Shenandoah Valley Va
    WW2 Mine Detector, 2 Garrets and an Underwater Fisher (Older Machines)
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    1357 times
    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
    Great strategy and fabulous results Vhoov!

    Congrats and Best Wishes!
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    Phil

  15. #15
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    Oct 2014
    Massachusetts
    Garrett: AT Pro, AT Gold & Infinium; Minelab: Explorer SE, II, Quattro & X-terra 705; Tesoro: Tejon & Outlaw; White's: V3i & DFX
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    That is one productive hunt! Congratulations on the Gold!
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