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Very cool, I think that's the first post I've seen with someone finding gold with the Coiltek SDC coils, not saying they're not finding gold but the people who use them tend not to post their stories I guess. 

The gold looks neat, a bunch of little chunky balls mostly.  That's a very good haul too. I am jealous, days as good as that don't come often for me but as you say, the fish choose when they want to bite

Early on on one of my first days gold detecting I was on the gold and lost my scoop in some thick bush and didn't know I'd lost it until I got to the destination and was using a Gold Monster which your hand just cant go near, I was in a real mess dealing with that situation with very limited experience, I still ended up recovering the gold with a lot of effort and I think I gained some grey hairs from the stress of it all 😉  It's a real shame I didn't know your water bottle trick then, such a good idea, I did end up losing some gold that day, guaranteed to be gold too but it just got away from me in the recovery process.

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That’s great Robin got a gold fix, and a quick getaway to the high desert! Re your no-scoop retrieval, I’d crap if a scorpion(or any creepy-crawly) were there when I opened my hand!😄

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Phrunt,

That Little Coiltek is the McDaddy!  I’m the type of person, that has to see equipment preform in the gold fields. One of our group members went ahead and purchased it and he was finding nuggets on a Patch that we pounded with the stock round.  Plus, believe, it or not!  Makes the awkward 2300 nicer to swing with a straight coil, verses it being kicked off to the side.  But, it’s just My Humble Opinion.  I will tell you I like Ribeye 🥩 Steaks, lol.

Rick

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Glad to see you let the gold lady get her fix.  Yes the CoilTek 10" Ellip Extreme coil on the SDC-2300 is very killer.  Many of my customers have had great success.

Smart of you to improvise for a scoop.  Yes there are more scorpions in NV than most folks realize.

Nice gold.

 

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40 minutes ago, Gerry in Idaho said:

Glad to see you let the gold lady get her fix.  Yes the CoilTek 10" Ellip Extreme coil on the SDC-2300 is very killer.  Many of my customers have had great success.

Do you find once people put it on they leave it on or do they chop and change between it and the stock coil?

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well done looks like a great a day out for you both.

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Good finds for a day trip, I agree, Ribeye's are the best!!

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On 10/17/2020 at 11:35 AM, phrunt said:

Do you find once people put it on they leave it on or do they chop and change between it and the stock coil?

Leave it on!  It’s more sensitive and makes the 2300 nearly a pleasure to swing!

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