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Howdy Folks,

This weekend was a blast. Got a chance to hook up with Dolan Dave, Eric, Nate, Jim, Richard, Robbie, Roy and Cody for a weekend hunt at Mojave Mtn and Franconia.

Most showed up Friday mid-morning and we all linked up to hunt the North side of Franconia. I decided to take it easy and hunt Iron Alley. Working wide around to end up at the double tunnel, where everyone was parked. I scored 25 irons, with a few very cool surface features.

Upon the setting sun and hearing most leaving the field, I made my way back to the truck. As usual, I started swinging fast and not really paying any attention to where I was going. 

I ended up in an area I haven’t hunted before and it was a somewhat flat-wash area not thinking anything would be in this spot. Was I wrong!! Tucked up under a bush, sat this butt-ugly hot rock. Or at least I thought it was.

It’s been a while since I have hunted chondrites and sure enough, it was a nice Franny, just sitting there with my name on I guess. At first I kicked it out the way, and when I reswung the detector, and loud sounding, YES I’M A METEORITE it said. After careful inspection, I left the field with a whopper.

Back at camp that night Roy weighed it and it turned out to be 823 gr. or 1.8lbs. I was a happy camper that night. 

Saturday came and we hunted MM, but skunked out there, so a few of us headed back to Franconia very late in the afternoon. I scored a few more irons and called it another successful day. Sunday came and we hit a few other areas but ended early, sore and tired

All in all a great weekend with friends, and swapping stories, not to mention hunting for meteorites.

The meteorites are still out there but you just have to put the time and effort, relying on what your detector tells you.  

As always, Keep looking down. 

Jayray

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Holy freaking smokes jay ray!!!!! Congrats big time that is a biggie is it a Franconia??!!! I love that little drippy iron man !!! Dude I’m so happy to see this man !!!!

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Rocky, 

Yes, that is a Franny. Trust me when I say I was shocked when I found it. Glad to see that they are still out there for sure.

Jayray

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Awesome score in Franconia.

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Jayray awesome job,  you always kill it,  sounds like a fun hunt,  congrats!! You make me want to get out and find something!!

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Once again congrats on the great finds Jason. I too had a great time hunting meteorites and hanging out. Not quite as successful as you, Dave, and Richard, but fun none the less. Here are my two irons.

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Eric, 

Congrats on the irons. Any time walking away with meteorites is a good thing.

Until next time, 

Jason

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Fantastic!

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Congrats to Jason and all that went on the hunt.

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Billy, not really announced. Just a bunch of guys getting together to hunt. 

Jayray

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I hit Franconia on Saturday, did a bunch of exploring of areas I'd never hunted before, found a corn flake iron and a small chondrite.

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