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Good for you Mitchel. ?

Best of luck out there

JW :smile:

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Sounds like a fun adventure ahead for you.

Head for St Kilda beach when you arrive in Melbourne, it gets absolutely packed with people and is near the city center.  I used to live near it and went there regularly, sometimes there is more people than sand ?

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That's somewhere I'd like to detect, although they've had a bit of trouble with gang activity there at night lately so it might be a bit risky and during the day it'd be too busy unless it was raining. 

https://www.google.com/search?client=firefox-b-d&q=st+kilda+gang

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Have a great trip Mitchel,

Bring home a big nugget!

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Good luck Mitchel, I’m sure the Victorian boys will look after you. 

My favourite spot in Victoria is panning in Reedy Ck near Beechworth, gems and gold ??. ( I did a YouTube vid there a few years ago, should be able to find it with google)

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4 hours ago, mn90403 said:

I have a Miner's Right

Already!?  You are keen. 

4 hours ago, phrunt said:

during the day it'd be too busy

Being May it might be a bit nipply to have too many beach goers.

4 hours ago, phrunt said:

Head for St Kilda beach when you arrive in Melbourne,

Have you ever driven on the Left hand side of the road before Mitchell?  If not, maybe don't head directly through the second most populated city in the country  ?   Sorry Phrunt  ?

4 hours ago, mn90403 said:

rent a vehicle and head to Bendigo area

That's a good idea.  Are you planning on Hotel/Motel/Caravan Park for the entire trip or doing some bush camping?

What machines are you bringing? 

3 hours ago, Trent King said:

Reedy Ck near Beechworth

15 minutes from me!

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Awesome Mitchel!  Good luck! Ive been following your posts on this as i want to do the same in 2021.  Saving right now!  Fred offered to let me borrow his books as well and look forward to reading them.  If you dont mind i might be picking your brain on this in the future.  Have fun and get some gold! :laugh:

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sounds like it will be a great time ,have a good one down under.

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