Found my first nugget today guys/gals

Discussion in 'Metal Detecting' started by vini, Nov 19, 2007.

  1. vini

    vini New Member

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    2nd time out with my Whites GMT and within 1/2 hour found a nice 2.5 gram nugget, boy what a thrill:wink:
     

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  2. Bobpaul

    Bobpaul New Member

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    Outstanding find, Vini. The ultimate treasure for sure.

    What type of area were you hunting?
     

  3. Mike81

    Mike81 Well-Known Member

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    awesome find!! congrats man!!!!
     
  4. billcatfish

    billcatfish New Member

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    congrats on your nice find your going to be hooked now
     
  5. tkbiker

    tkbiker New Member

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    Vini nice find , keep up the good work!
     
  6. Hootowlc3

    Hootowlc3 New Member

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    Nice find. With all the fires they have had in your area this year, there should be some good dredging if you can get some rain. All the topsoil washing off the burned areas should put plenty of flour gold in the streams.
    Back in 1985 and 1986 when the floods were happening in California, there was a boom in dredging.
     
  7. Apache Flats

    Apache Flats New Member

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    Congrats on your first nugget, nice find.
     
  8. PeZ

    PeZ New Member

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    congratz on the nugget!!!!
     
  9. catfishjohn

    catfishjohn New Member

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    Congrats on a nice nugget! Look forward to seeing what else you find.:big_smile:
     
  10. Mickey

    Mickey New Member Supporting Member

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    Congrats on a great find. Thanks for sharing. That can become addicitive.:smile2:
     
  11. 223reload

    223reload New Member

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    Congrats there gold miner .
     
  12. janzaldo

    janzaldo New Member

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    WTG Vinie! take care bro.

    Jaime
     
  13. vini

    vini New Member

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    Thanks a lot guys it was GREAT finding that thing I never thought it would happen but I was in a good hot spot, VERY old hydraulic mining area.

    We haven't gotten much in the way of fires around here luckily, all the lakes are very very low so we've been real lucky and we need water bad I can't imagine what its going to be like next year if we don't get some water.

    Thanks again hope this sparks interest in others its a great hobbie.
     
  14. JimmyJonny

    JimmyJonny Well-Known Member

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    That sounds really exciting. The wife and I would enjoy something like that. Nice part about is that $$$GOLD$$$ is way up atm. Enjoy and keep showing your finds...I will be waiting.

    Thanks,
    -Jim-
     
  15. south_va_fisherman

    south_va_fisherman New Member

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    congrats in your find. any idea on the $ value??
     
  16. 1sporticus

    1sporticus Active Member

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    Great find, I always wanted to try metal detecting. There is a beach around here that should be a good spot. Good luck on you future hunts. Later Andy
     
  17. Believer

    Believer New Member

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    Awesome! I would like to find something like that, but all I have is a CHEAP detector. :smile2:
    How deep was it?
     
  18. john catfish young

    john catfish young New Member

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    Congratulations on your find ! You give the rest of us hope:cool2:
     
  19. catfish slick

    catfish slick New Member

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    Grate find their Vince, I didn't thank you did anything but fish.