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  1. Yall are brutal hahaha ha! I'm bummed to see there won't be an outting this fall but I definitely respect your decision Bill. Crazy times we live in right now. Hopefully when the smoke clears we can all sit around that fire and tell horror stories from year 2020.
  2. I guess it's been a while since I've been on here, I dont recognize half the people haha. We will be at the outting!
  3. I'll be there with most the brood. I'm planning to get out early this time. Maybe Thursday afternoon or Friday morning.
  4. No clue but it looks cool!
  5. I would love to have hit that wash back in the day.
  6. I think you've answered your own question on this one. Here we are a couple years since your original post and you're killing it with more gold than skunks!
  7. Also, sticking to smaller coils will help especially if fatigue is a concern with a longer shaft.
  8. If switching boots isn't an option you can try swinging the detector more to your dominant side rather than straight out in front of you, at least then the distance from your shoes is more constantrather than getting a signal every time you you take a step. I've done this when I forgot to pack my composite toe boots and it helped some, also helps if you carry a pistol or your pick on your belt to keep the coil more to one side.
  9. Azdigger, the gpaaclaims in the area are well marked. They have signs all along the way, you wouldn't have any trouble finding them even without the map book. Most are accessible by passenger car as well.
  10. Keep us posted! I'm definitely curious what it turns out to be.
  11. Sometimes you'll get false target sounds if your detecting across a contact zone also, which happens to be where washes often form. Make sure the target sound is reliable when checked from all angles, also as someone else said, a target in the side can often be very deceiving
  12. Best of luck, I hope it's a huge gold vein. That being said, it sounds like hot ground to me. The kind that just keeps on sounding off like a target no matter how much of it that chip away. Keep in mind most vlfs don't pickup more than a few inches even on a big target, I'd be surprised if it got a target deep enough to require a day of digging.
  13. Yo Adam... Been up in Prescott shooting a video for our Park Smarts for Kids publishing company...I was going to get in my mining equipment storage trailer and get stuff out but Dodacious raised hell x2 with me because I'm not supposed to lift anything over 10 lbs untill around Jan. 1 ... This sucks, but after a $30,000 operation guess I better pay attention...My Bro-in-Law used the 151 about 2 years ago and said it was working great ... I've got the blower blade or whatever you call it someplace and I also have a baggy with several of the special electrostatic replacement cloths...Would love to move this ASAP due to a bunch of $$$ cost on the back operation that put use behind the 8-ball... Cheers, Ron

  14. I can take a hint, who's coming to L.A. with me?
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