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Wow, nice hunt  and great finds.

I am taking mine out on Wed to Gold Basin and attack some old tailings pile there, we will see how that goes.

Thanks for the report.....gives me a lot of hope for my 24K.

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Great work with a new detector.

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4 hours ago, Buzzard said:

Wow, nice hunt  and great finds.

I am taking mine out on Wed to Gold Basin and attack some old tailings pile there, we will see how that goes.

Thanks for the report.....gives me a lot of hope for my 24K.

Thanks Buzzard. Good luck at GB; when you get your coil over a piece of gold, the 24k will let you know.

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7 hours ago, Lunk said:

So fast forward to Saturday: I was digging every target or nuance of a target and noting the VID numbers. The occasional hot rocks in the area seemed to lock in at a solid 1 or 2 on the display screen, without deviation, but even the smallest of the subgrain nuggets I found would bounce around into higher registers, sometimes in the 70s or 80s, making it easy to differentiate the gold from the hot rocks. Slow and careful searching yielded 5 of the little yellow blighters. 😉

 

 

Hey Lunk,

What's your opinion on the larger coil on how it response to hot rocks and gold with the VID numbers it gives compared to the 6" coil? Do you believe the larger gold will find sub-grainers?

Nice gold!

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Glenn, Since I’ve been hunting an area that has small gold, I haven’t put the 10” elliptical coil on the 24k yet. But quoting Steve H. from his excellent detailed review of the machine: “The10" DD will be a better choice for really bad ground, but lacks that magic edge on the tiniest bits of gold.” Perhaps he will chime in with any observations he may have made about the VID numbers between the two coils.

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I have been trying my best to let folks know how much I really like the 24K and posted quite a few finds with it.  But because I'm a dealer and sell them, most folks write it off.  Nothing I can do about that but get it in the hands of other well known nugget hunters.  You are doing great on the small gold, which is one thing I never went after as I've yet to get to NV with it.  Nice recoveries Lunk and that specimen is a stunner too.  Keep it up and hope to see you soon.

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Hey Lunk , were you compensated or are you given detectors to write reviews?

I also noticed that you are promoting gerrys detectors .com, so I guess you are a dealer too?

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Adam,

Good question. I'm not a dealer, but I am one of Gerry's staff members who help train his customers on how to set up and use their detectors to maximize their chances of finding gold. Also, I'm not compensated by, nor have I ever been approached by any detector manufacturer to write reviews, although it would be cool to be a new product development tester (wink-wink, nudge-nudge!😃) I simply enjoy trying out new technology detectors and reporting my experiences on the forum. And to be honest, since Steve H. allows dealers to promote themselves on his forum, displaying Gerry's web links as his representative can attract business for him.

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2 hours ago, Adam H said:

Hey Lunk , were you compensated or are you given detectors to write reviews?

I also noticed that you are promoting gerrys detectors .com, so I guess you are a dealer too?

He works for Gerry's detectors, but he's an honest guy. I've asked questions to him about what's good and bad knowing there was going to be no sale involved and he offered genuine opinions when have steered me off products Gerry's Detectors have sold.  I have no doubts about his integrity.

I do however like your question and believe questions like these need to be answered as I often question how genuine certain people are about their promotion of products when they are linked to them in some way, however fortunately in Lunk's case it's fine to believe what he's said, he's not a "salesman" if you know what I mean

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I know the situation well as I worked as a technician for years and customers wanted to speak to the technician not the salesman to get the honest answer....

 

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