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    Dec 2019
    On the edge of the Great Basin.
    E-Trac, Gold Bug II, ATX, GPX-5K, Nox 800.
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    Metal Detecting

    What the heck is this?

    I found this thing 4-5 years ago while detecting a tailing pile for gold next to an arastra. The folks at my local museum just shrugged their shoulders.

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  2. #2
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    Nov 2012
    XP Deus, Tesoro Cibola, Full sized shovel and a backhoe
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    All Types Of Treasure Hunting
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    Tent rope adjusting device. Tensioner.

  3. #3
    Dec 2012
    Concrete, WA
    Nokta FoRs Gold, a Gold Cube, 2 Keene Sluices and Lord only knows how many pans....not to mention a load of other gear my wife still doesn't know about!
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    Tent rope adjusting device. Tensioner.
    Nailed it...
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    Mike (aka Dizz)

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    the hands which feed you. May your chains set lightly upon you, and may posterity forget that you
    were our countrymen." ~~ Samuel Adams, 1776

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    Dec 2004
    South Florida
    70's Whites TM Amphibian, HH Pulse, Ace 250
    3062 times
    Beach and Shallow Water Hunting

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