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My First GPZ Gold With The 12" X-coil

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A  four hour drive sounds like Az. Good luck. 

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And I thought I am the only crazy one...

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Getting up tomorrow 3 am to drive to rye patch

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You must be crazy to hunt gold...Mitchell is a mile-eating beast!
good luck to you both!

fred

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Thanks Fred. I claim nobody beats me with miles. Tomorrow Rye Patch, 630 mi round trip, Monday El Pasos, 720 mi roind trip. Sunday, break: Mariposa, only 220 mi round trip

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Very nice story, photos and finds.  The gold bits are proof of the capabilities of the GPZ and the X coils.  Don't blow the back out tonight (Valentines) and be sure to keep those fiber fruits handy.  They actually look about ripe too. Cheers my friend.

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4 hours ago, phrunt said:

Thanks JP so what I was hearing is channel flipping, thanks for explaining it to me in a way I can understand. 

 

yep, the older SD detectors had a switch to lock in to one or other of the channels or leave the switch in center position for both channels.

Some would recommend going to a single channel on these SD detectors depending on whether you were hunting big deep gold or small shallow gold, would determine which single channel you would use.

The later model GP and GPX and he GPZ all have these two channels for hearing the target response, just that now there is no switch and the detector decides which channel comes through, and why as JP says it is "channel flipping"  

cheers dave

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I never got to do the Kawarau Gorge but my brother found some nice pieces there. I did however find a lot near Omakau on private property. I would love to get back there with a GPZ. I had a 4000 and a Gold Bug at the time. 

The one ounce and the large one to the right of it were both found there and the nuggets on the coil were all found on one day in a scattered patch. 

Keep up the good work. :)

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Wow, big gold in our area! I missed the boat on that I think 🙂  You just never know! Thanks for the post and pictures.

 

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Well done that man!!!!!!!!!!!You find gold with all your machines!!!

 

 

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