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Howdy Gang, Well I finally recouped from Franconia and was having some withdraws already, since school starts back up tomorrow. So, I decided to take the kids out to a close dry lake and hunt for some meteorites. We drove right out into the center of the lake bed, got geared up, and headed out. Not more than 10-15 mins. and about 100M from the truck we hit a nice piece. I was happy to say the least, and it made the trip all the worth while. The piece turned out to weigh 3.8grams. Continuing on for the next three hours we found four more pieces. However, the weights went down pretty fast; 1.3,
Howdy Gang, Richard Garcia hosted the 1st Annual Franconia Birthday Bash this year and what a great time had by most. The weather was just perfect, and the finds were for the most part plentiful. I arrived at the field around 6 am. with Jim & Wendy, to met up with several other hunters for the occasion. We got the logistics squared away, making sure everyone had a ride and began heading into the field by about 6:30 or 7:00. I had Roy (Digital jedi), Jim (Paleo Jim), and two others with me as we started. I gave a brief "show and tell" and it was off to the races. The goal was to head