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This thread is a place were I can share and continually update pictures of any of my current gold finds, kind of like a gold diary of sorts. Sometimes I’ll include narrative other times it will be jus

Continuing on with the detecting sessions, yesterday was initially a total failure except for my back up little bits patch on the way home. I spent most of the morning chasing big gold in nasty ground

Been a while since I posted to this thread, this year has been good for me on the gold front with some nice finds. Theses pics are of some of the pieces I found during testing of the NF coil, I’m now

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JP , That's how I like threads to go . Far more beneficial to my learning curve than settings ,  coils etc . I hope this is the new trend for all to report . Take care mate an have a great year .



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Solid thread. I like the pics of the area and of the gold found.

Is it possiable to add a pic of the hole or draw on the pic to show the ground type that caught your eye. This thread could replace published books.

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1 hour ago, fredmason said:

Thanks, Jonathan 

nice tiny gold in your areas...are the gold baring areas hot, average  or mild?

Hi Fred generally hot, as an example I have very few areas here where I can use Normal type timings.

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53 minutes ago, Jonathan Porter said:

Hi Fred generally hot, as an example I have very few areas here where I can use Normal type timings.

Great thread, JP. Thanks for setting it up. Are you using HY/difficult in these grounds? How high are you able to go with the gain to still hear deep faint target? Thanks.

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JP, great thread with some interesting observations that you included. I believe that most of what you detailed can be used here in the USA in certain areas.

Hope to learn more and I will keep watching the new threads.

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This is going to be something to follow for sure....a thred where I can actually learn something  about how to find gold..thank you JP.


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That ground looks" hot" and compacted. I'll bet it's a challenge to work in.

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