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5 hours ago, SteelPhase said:

Well done Mitchel. I knew you'd get something.

Sorry I haven't been able to catch up with you but this week has been so busy with work and next week I am away.

Good luck and I look forward to seeing more of the yellow from you.

regards

Pat

Well, it is just a matter of a few steps I'd say.  After finding that piece I had another 30 minutes or so before dark and didn't find another one.  I could have come to St. Arnaud Country Road Motel with nothing.  I'm at the mid point of the trip.  I'll work more at reefy locations for a bit and go back to this one today.

I still need a good beach to detect.  Ocean Grove you say?

Mitchel

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Screw the beaches!  We got those in the US.

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It is a rather bleak day today compared to the last few.  It looks like it could snow.  Yesterday I got so warm and wet from sweat I had to take off my warm pants and put on regular jeans.

Time to bundle up and get back other there.

 

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You won't find gold sitting on the forum 😐

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2 minutes ago, phrunt said:

You won't find gold sitting on the forum 😐

I could parse that a bit and say that it is better to have a good place to go rather than just go and sometimes that can come from a forum member.  haha

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I'll save the research and do ground research now.  haha

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As I was leaving this morning my neighbor in the motel was leaving and he was detecting near me yesterday as it turns out.  He showed me 3 little bits he had found in the last couple of days.  It was good to talk with someone using a 5000 and a 2300.  That bit of research this morning on the way out the door led me to get a second bit today about .4g or so.  It is the same size as the one he found.  His buddy got skunked so I'm doing average for the last couple of days.

More later ...

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14 hours ago, mn90403 said:

It is a rather bleak day today compared to the last few.  It looks like it could snow.  Yesterday I got so warm and wet from sweat I had to take off my warm pants and put on regular jeans.

Time to bundle up and get back other there.

 

It turned out to be a rather nice day.  It was warm enough.  I'll be headed to Maryborough tomorrow and work my way down there.  It is too far to the beach from St. Arnaud.

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I'm reading my research notes that I made 2-3 months ago before I came on this trip.  I didn't know how true this link was until now.  Now I've got an idea and agree with the way to hunt.

https://www.prospectingaustralia.com.au/forum/viewtopic.php?id=21826

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Mitchel;

go back to bed it is only 4 a.m. there...you need your rest for todays digging!!!

FOCUS...more!

fred

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