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Hi guys, I have been sending on to Simon (phrunt) some old video footage I took to show him the sensitivity & depth of the 4500 on pretty small gold. using the Minelab 11" Commander Mono coil. That coil found me a lot of gold, small gold. All these clips were taken on the same detecting mission & were pretty much one after the other. The day was windy, as you will see, & it was before my days of using a scoop to retrieve targets. Consequently I got the dropsy's & made a meal of the recovery in the first vid. Hence it dragging on far longer than it should have. Sorry about that. The reason why I never made it public back in the day. I could have edited it but didn't. Just the raw footage. Hope you enjoy. Cheers.

Video # 1

 

  Video # 2

 

Video # 3

 There are more that I will add later. Cheers

Good luck out there

JW :smile:

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Hi guys. Got a few more loaded up. I made mention in one of the first vids that I was not a fan of external speakers, preferring headphones, but it was the only way you the viewer were going to hear the signals. It was back around that same time that I did a complete change on that & have not used headphones since but preferring JP's B&Z Booster & twin external speaker set up. Any way...more vids.

 

 

This was the early result of what was in the gold bottle when we stopped for a coffee break. Mrs JW tipped it out onto the coil.

GV & glory holel 029

This was the end of the first day from that hole when we got home & cleaned it up. All detected with the 11" commander Mono coil.

GV & glory holel 035

Went back the following weekend & the gold around the coin was detected & then I had the play with the Falcon MD 20 & the result form that had me back packing the dig out dirt down to the nearest water hole to pan it. Up the back of the pan was the result of that days panning.

Glory hole revisited 021

Went back a third day & detected some more from the dig.

glory hole again 010

And the final panning clean up.

glory hole yet again 008

That was just an insane little glory hole. boy was that fun.

Here are some pics of the gold from the Falcon. The camera battery died on me during that footage.

Glory hole revisited 009

 

Glory hole revisited 017

 

Glory hole revisited 018

 

Cheers.

Best of luck out there

JW :smile:

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Had to put these up right as I wanted to go to bed didn't you 🙂  That Falcon MD20 looks interesting.

Thanks John

 

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Have another look...I just added some pics of the result from that little glory hole. I am sure you recognize the location. :biggrin:

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good stuff JW  

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Oh I recognise it well, I've explored it on my knees, but you sure know how to motivate a guy. 🙂

 

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Hi guys, Of course I didn't have the GM 1000 or GB2 back then. I did have the GMT but never took it up there. I am sure they would have snagged those smaller smaller pieces that the Falcon got. But the big winner was panning out the dig out dirt. That got all the gold. You may notice that there is not any real tiny tiny specks or flour gold or very thin flakey gold. All has a bit of body to it. Guess that comes down to the conditions at the time that it was laid down & caught up in the trap that held it there for me to come along & find it. The first initial signal was just the faintest of faint hiccup in the threshold, could very easily of passed it up as a bit of ground noise,d & on getting down to that piece brought others into the field of view of the coil. After that...the rest is history. 

Cheers.

Good luck out there

JW :smile:

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On 5/12/2018 at 5:21 AM, phrunt said:

Oh I recognise it well, I've explored it on my knees,

Retrieving shotgun pellets Mostly. ....:laugh:....:rolleyes: ...but some gold too.:smile:

JW :smile:

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