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Maybe that rough surf sucked the competition out to sea? I hit a tidal river up this way and the current is so strong in a rip you lose your footing just ankle deep! You might have to play the tide charts there to get out a bit more.

Nice finds!

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Very nice! Thanks for the post.  It's always enjoyable to read a ring find story.

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Thanks fellas... Kac I need to hit the Beach this winter after a storm serious beach erosion and washes away all the bottle caps leaving the heavy stuff... heading out tomorrow  to an island...have not been out in my boat for a long time..will report back 

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4 hours ago, strick said:

Thanks fellas... Kac I need to hit the Beach this winter after a storm serious beach erosion and washes away all the bottle caps leaving the heavy stuff... heading out tomorrow  to an island...have not been out in my boat for a long time..will report back 

strick

Smooth sailing, good luck on the island.

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My take is, "Hey...nice gold!"

Thanks for sharing.

Mike

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On 8/30/2019 at 5:16 PM, strick said:

The wife even turned it down :biggrin: 

Now that's the ultimate jewelry discriminator!

 

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