west coast gold

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Re: west coast gold

Postby penguin » Sun Feb 12, 2017 8:32 pm

very nice, how big are they?
I think i will get my 4 year old to hold my gold when taking photos from now on.

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Re: west coast gold

Postby seanr0 » Sun Feb 12, 2017 9:13 pm

The biggest was 6.2 g. Next is 3.4 and down from there.

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Re: west coast gold

Postby warrenaw » Mon Feb 13, 2017 12:12 pm

Which general area did you get yours from, Sean? Love to know!


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Re: west coast gold

Postby mids0n » Fri Mar 24, 2017 12:05 pm

WOWOWOWOWOW!!!! very nice finds! miguel i know that you use an sdc 2300 and its awesome to see you finding nuggets like that. were they in a creek or on the banks? and seanr0 very nice also, what were you using to find such nuggets? exciting stuff indeedio! i think i need to bite the bullet and just buy one of these detectors!

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Re: west coast gold

Postby mfdes » Mon Mar 27, 2017 4:24 pm

Hi mods0n,
They are from creeks, but recently I have been finding a few away from watercourses as well. Both Sean's and mine come from the west coast. Can't be much more specific than that, sorry. Closer to Queenstown than anywhere else.
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Re: west coast gold

Postby mids0n » Mon Mar 27, 2017 9:24 pm

nice work guys, i bit the bullet and purchased myself an sdc2300 today. cant wait to get out and get using it. what sort of depth did you find them at? hopefully i get a chance to get out and find some before the rivers get up again. might even head out for a looksy this satdy if anyones keen

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