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Haha, should be a fun thread but I can't help at all. All the gold I have found (not much) has been from sluicing and panning and is pinhead size or slightly larger. I failed to find any with my Lobo after about a dozen random trips and gave up about 15 years ago. I definitely DID NOT buy the equinox thinking nugget hunting, but I've already gone on several trips looking. Nugget hunting is just fun and is done in places I like to be. Mostly I go to minor areas ignored for a century,  so my chances of success are low from the start. It's mostly an excuse to get out in the wild instead of sitting at home.

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1 hour ago, Lunk said:

My largest nugget find was a solid 9-ounce slug at a measured 24 inches (61 cm).

Dang! Lunk, you almost made into the Troy Pound Club with that nugget. I bet you are well qualified for the Troy Ounce Club.

Very Impressive, Thanks for sharing!

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After seeing your Huge NZ nugget it has me wondering weather I should  show mine. Anyway what are the rules, the largest Specimen, Solid nugget with a bit of  quartz in it, Solid with no Quartz or largest specked nugget. If you have no rules it could be fun. I forgot rocks painted gold.

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27 minutes ago, geof_junk said:

I forgot rocks painted gold.

ahhaha Geof, no painted rocks but all the others are welcome.  I had to walk into my house that night dragging my leg the nugget was so heavy in my pocket, my wife wondered why I was walking funny.

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Simon, 

I think the saying goes " Its not the size that counts, its how you use it"

Gold; that is!!😂🤣😅

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