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pondmn last won the day on May 4 2016

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  1. pondmn

    Yesterdays finds

    Yea! Another fisherman in the making. Way to go........
  2. pondmn

    For The Photographers in the Forum

    Nice work
  3. pondmn


    Finding out life is what it is. Awaiting a neurologist specialist to determine a course of treatment. Appreciate your prayers..........
  4. pondmn

    Took a Hit

    What can I say really bad. Slucks
  5. pondmn

    Gilaoro ???

    Been a long time hearing from you. Happy Birthday
  6. pondmn

    cool find at an old homestead

    really neat
  7. pondmn

    Lets hope this holds....

    Good way to break a lower shaft. I know as I speak from experience. Better to case is someway such as an archery bag as it is padded...
  8. pondmn

    Really! Dang it.....

    Its mind over matter Bill. She doesn't mind and you don't matter when it comes to getting gold
  9. pondmn

    Feeling Brand New

    a friend of my own heart fossilhound you will enjoy it here
  10. pondmn

    Hi everyone

    Welcome aboard
  11. pondmn

    Pyrite?...or gold?

    Wishing the best for you
  12. pondmn

    eye problemssssss

    Your prayers are appreciated. I go on the fourth to schedule eyelid surgery on both eyes and find out the results of my blood and eye tests. I am having trouble chewing food due to weak muscles in my mouth and throat also in swollowing food, additionally I am hoarse, have neck pain and have the eyelid problems. These are the primary symptoms of Myathenia Gravis an auto immune condition. It takes two to three weeks to get the blood tests back. The eyelid problem can be partially corrected with come and go surgery. If I have it I will probabally go to Stanford to see a neurologist specialist for treatment. If so I will take medication and may have the Thymus removed. The Opthamolgist said it is a very rare disease with muscle weakness. Not a death sentence but may restrict my future lifestyle. Thanks to Grubstake I finally found a doctor to diagnose it after several months with I don't know answers Again your prayers are appreciated.......
  13. Kkyle you will learn a lot here. Good luck hunting for gold. I see you were from my stomping grounds of Merced at one time. You must have panned at snelling or Mariposa. Jerru
  14. pondmn

    Hello all

    Chuck The comments above are dead on., I used a DFX for years coin hunting and only recently sold it as I upgraded to the Equinox 800 for coins. I found a lot of coins and jewelry with the DFX If you are not sure of what you want to do ---learn the DFX as a coin machine by going to local parks and schools and then you will know if you want to nugget hunt. If you want to start nugget hunting then talk to Bill and get a better machine. I started out coin hunting and quickly went to nugget hunting with my first machine a Gold Bug 2 I would recomment a minelab as they seem to be the best bang for youir buck. Every Minelab I have used paid for itself...........Enjoy the forum, learn and ask questions. Look for a local detecting club in your area.
  15. pondmn

    Jim Straight here

    A funny about Jim. He took a WW2 era mine sweep metal detector to a coin contest at Rancho Jurupa... The detector had no battery and was not working. He went into the field and picked up visible coins and pretended to be detecting. Several people complained his big detector was interfering with theirs even though it was not working and they never bothered to ask. Here's to you Jim.