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  1. On December 29 Team Hershey (Jim/Wendy Wooddell, Stan Santiago, Jason Snyder, and I ) were hunting Franconia with several other hunters. A number of good size finds were being made,but it seems I was not so lucky. I had gone over to see one of Jason's finds and he suggested a location I should hunt. No sooner than I started swinging my new Gold Bug 2 that I spotted on the surface the find of a life time a 456 gram Chondrite. Wow! What a great way to end 2011. Happy New Year to all and good hunting for the coming year. Richard aka kgmrg Picture depicts a corner piece adjacent to main mass

    Team Hershey having a Corona moment by the camp fire :D

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  2. Hi Richard,

    Congradulations on the great find. Welcome to the 400 club. The great weather we have been having this last couple of days sure seems like its spring time. It got to 68 degrees here yesterday. Seems like you all did really good, congradulations.

    Dave

    Dave

    Thanks. It seems the last time we spoke You were taking a picture of me holding my 57g Chondrite, and you know I was proud of that find. I have yet to come down from the thrill of this once in a life time find. Maybe I need to try Gold Basin. :lol:

  3. Hi Richard! Great find, dude! :thumbsupanim That stone was in the process of major break down. Due to your recovery of it, it will be preserved forever long as the human race survives. Had it been through a few more seasons, it would have likely broke apart. The weekend was a great weekend for a hunt and camp out. I think everyone scored meteorites! And I appreciated the help in the research area on the first day. Let's see, If I miss anyone, let me know... Terry Troy Rick Bob Richard Jason Stan Wendy PaleoJim and myself were out there hunting. My big find was 223 grams after a clean up, Wendy's was 180.3g All total, we all recovered over 1,200 grams of meteorites. We all missed the company of FrankC who I thought might show up. When I arrived on the first day, I unloaded the quad to get ready to head out. Started it up, Wendy jumped on and we got 20 feet and had a flat tire. :*&$*(: Messed with it for a while and the Fix-a-Flat would not pump into the tire! I swear the ATV manufactures have absolutely missed the boat on making tires for ATV's for the Desert! :hmmmmm: This is the second time, right out of camp, that this has happened to me! Anyways, during the campfire, JayRay got a new nickname....Bam Bam! He was put in charge of warding off evil spirits and desert dwelling Bob cats and Cougars around camp! I might add, he did a really good job! During the camp fire, Team Hershey had a diversity meeting. This was to determine if we were equal opportunity and such in regards to our hunting and such. After a few Corona's, it was determined we were, in fact, a diverse team (a Brotherhood of sorts). :hahaha: We have two white guys, a Hawaiian, a Women and a Mexican!! :hahaha: And the Mexican told us now that we had drank Corona, we all had a little Mexican in us! :gig: That concluded the meeting and we went back to warding off evil spirts, Cougars and that darn bobcat! 3 days of hunting was fun, we had a blast. Looks like my time in Franconia might exceed the 852 man hours I had last year! :thumbsupanim On my second set of boots already! :idunno: Planning the next trip soon! :ya: Jim

    Jim

    Thank you. The bonding was the best part of the trip. I would have never found that stone without the help of my friends,which I am grateful for. I look forward to our future adventures with Team Hershey.

  4. Congrats again Richard!!! It couldn't of happend to a nicer guy. You missed a fun day hunting irons in 'iron alley'. Every one scored irons and Wendy found, then lost a chondrite. We searched for that thing for about 10 min, but no luck. Jim in the meantime, found 6 irons. Stand killed the skunk and left it out there too.

    Jason

    Jason

    AKA Bam-Bam

    I had a great time,but glad I left when I did,as I needed to get home. My eldest daughter is still recovering from her surgery.

    Anyway, I appreciate your help,and hope we can do this again soon. I would like to check out other falls in AZ. like those

    we discussed around the camp fire.I hope Stan found some good ones. My best to you and your family and a Happy New Year.

    Go Team Hershey,

    Richard

  5. On December 29 Team Hershey (Jim/Wendy Wooddell, Stan Santiago, Jason Snyder, and I ) were hunting Franconia with several other hunters. A number of good size finds were being made,but it seems I was not so lucky. I had gone over to see one of Jason's finds and he suggested a location I should hunt. No sooner than I started swinging my new Gold Bug 2 that I spotted on the surface the find of a life

    time a 456 gram Chondrite. Wow! What a great way to end 2011. Happy New Year to all and good hunting for the coming year.

    Richard aka kgmrg

    Picture depicts a corner piece adjacent to main mass

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  6. What a great weekend at Franconia. Thanks to all who participated and especially those who helped out. Jim/Wendy Wooddell, Jason Snyder, Dennis Miller,Ben Fisler,& Dave Dolan, who offered me some great advise.There is not much I can add that the others haven't already said with the exception of Robby's story of his small OC find and his Dad's snake encounter. A bit of advise Bob, stop playing with those Green Mojave snakes! :yikes:To all that attended the hunt and are celebrating their Birthday in October: Dennis Miller, Robby Hoover, and the ones who couldn't make it Bryan Couch & Erik Fisler HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! :thumbsupanim

    Stan you were in our thoughts, take care, and I hope to hook-up with you soon.

    Richard aka kgmrg

    My finds for the weekend:

    OC 53.0g

    OC 52.5g

    OC 7.7g

    Iron 0.5g

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