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Great day to be looking for gold in AZ.


TomH

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Wow! Talk about a perfect day for detecting? It was really nice out there. Hit an area we got two dinks from about 4 yrs ago. Wash got moved around a bit, and we were able to find this little fat guy. 1.2 grams. Not much of a story. Only down about 3 or 4 inches. It did give a very weird signal. Kind of a broken high/low.  Like a piece of small wire. Dont know why. Its fat and solid. Maybe the ground or something????

Tom H.

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Yep Tom the ground likely and it could have simply near a hot rock, ground, black sand and on and on like you said. Having the savvy to stop and dig is a nice skill to own.

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Very nice !!

Glad you guys were able to get out and make a score today.  The weather was perfect....

I spent the day cleaning the yard of debris and preparing for bulk pick-up.  :thumbsupanim  Good times...

This cool weather isn't going to last long.  Enjoy it while you can !!

Luke

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19 minutes ago, LukeJ said:

Very nice !!

Glad you guys were able to get out and make a score today.  The weather was perfect....

I spent the day cleaning the yard of debris and preparing for bulk pick-up.  :thumbsupanim  Good times...

This cool weather isn't going to last long.  Enjoy it while you can !!

Luke

I think its the last "enjoy" cuz...im gonna slam you next week kind of weather 😮

Tom H.

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1 hour ago, Nugget Shooter said:

Yep Tom the ground likely and it could have simply near a hot rock, ground, black sand and on and on like you said. Having the savvy to stop and dig is a nice skill to own.

Thanks Bill.

 Yah, its was just a weird warble at first, after scraping with the boot a bit, it got more distinct, but still broken. Dig em all! :)

Kind of freaked me out when I saw it in the scoop. I was sure it was a wire brush bristle from the signal.

Tom H.

 

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It is kind of cool how many of the odd signals are gold, even blanking where the signal is interrupted by a "null" Better dig..... Still an interruption of the threshold thus a signal with no sound.... 

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Tom: Just for giggles maybe try suspending that Fatso from a thread and dangle it back and forth in front of a strong magnet.  See if there is any attraction at all.  If so, then likely there is some magnetite inside of it.  That may explain the weird response.  Just speculating...

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Good detecting Tom.  Ones hearing will separate the pros from the want -a- be's

Nice Nugget.

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Nice Nugget Tom.... always nice to get out... congrats

Dave

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