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Do You Have A Four Legged Prospecting Buddy?

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How many of you have a non-human prospecting or detecting buddy? Dog, cat, burro, reconnaissance bird... whatever. Post a pic and tell us about them. Here is a chance to brag about our best friends! :smile:

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32 minutes ago, Jonathan Porter said:

so afternoon naps are now the norm, for me anyway if she’ll let me

Like it but I`ve used my quota, afternoon naps and if you age like seems to be the norm, off to sleep with the chooks but up at 2 annoying the Missus, dogs and even the chooks.

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This is Elvis. She was the best mate I ever had. Broke my heart when I had to shoot her after she got bit by a dirty big Mulga snake. Was the hardest bullet I've ever fired.


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