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Hi to all members, I've been lurking here and enjoying posts and after proving to myself that I qualified as a "nugget shooter" decided to join your group. My name is Curt B. and I've been in AZ for nearly a year, coming from the midwest last January when snow and cold persuaded me to try gold prospecting. After using a few different detectors I bought the bullet and got a new Minelab GPX 5000. Took about 6-8 weeks to find my first nugget, then a few others, then the summer heat drove me to the White Mountains for the summer. Returning in October, my quest renewed and found 2 nuggets one day in late November. My daily high at that point. A week later I found 12 nuggets one day and 13 the next. I hit a small patch and thus far have recovered 58 nuggets from it. Now, some of these are barely larger than pickers, but still detected with the 5000. The patch seems to be running thin, I now find it necessary to remove a little topsoil to find the deeper/smaller nuggets. I'm working the Bradshaw's near Mayer and go out most days that are not extremely cold/windy/or rainy. Happy Holidays and good hunting to all of you. I've been trying to upload a picture and continually get "Error This upload failed" Any suggestions