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My first time nugget hunting with my Equinox 800 - full story here:

 

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6 hours ago, goldseeker4000 said:

Why was it crummy? You had some nice pieces from the Equinox.

Crumb size pieces I am guessing. Stil....it is gold & no catch & release of the tiddlers :biggrin: Well... I know I don't anyway. :smile:

Best of luck out there

JW :rolleyes:

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WTG magic arvo.

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14 hours ago, goldseeker4000 said:

Why was it crummy? You had some nice pieces from the Equinox.

Kiwi is right - it’s merely a play on words. I throughly enjoy crumbing.😎

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Great review always get information who would of thought that the equinox would find gold behind the gold monster 

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20 hours ago, rusty1212 said:

who would of thought that the equinox would find gold behind the gold monster 

ME....only because I have...... Numerous times...... It did surprise me at the time.....especially with that 11" coil.....but not any more. Just now accept the Minelab Magic.:wub:

Good luck out there

JW :smile:

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