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  1. Looks like lotsa digging Againstmywill , a well deserved find , congrats . Not so lucky in the Aussie Golden Triangle and all of Victoria . All recreational hobbies have been banned including prospecting , fishing , etc , plus all unnecessary travel , except for food and other essentials ( Doctors , Chemists ) Looks like we understand your Cabin Fever better now . Keep Safe , as well as to all Detector Prospector members , Cheers goldrat
  2. JP , That's how I like threads to go . Far more beneficial to my learning curve than settings , coils etc . I hope this is the new trend for all to report . Take care mate an have a great year . Cheers goldrat
  3. Thanks for the explanation Chase , will take it cautiously . Love the Nox 800 , may have to set my spending at a Nox 600 . I like to be able to upgrade to save buying new detectors continuously . Cheers goldrat
  4. Thanks phrunt , must be the getting older problem , sure I read in the development days it would not upgrade . Back ready to spend money on the Grandson now . Cheers goldrat
  5. Jeff , sales begin in Australia this week , but I have been hesitating to purchase as I believed the Vanquish was not upgradeable . Haven't been into a Minelab Dealer as yet to ask that question . Cheers goldrat
  6. Thanks for the info Steve , never miss reading articles by Chris . Now I've got plenty of viewing . Going to a PMAV meeting tonight in the Golden Triangle and will inform the group in general business . Cheers goldrat
  7. May have missed pricing on the new x coils , interested to find out cost and web site to purchase . Cheers goldrat
  8. Appreciate your important story Steve , I started in hospitality ( clubs and country hotels ) in1958 and finished in 2013 . In that span of years I saw many of both genders ruin their health , wealth , future and last but most importantly their family units . Over the years it broke my heart to see all of the above happen before my eyes . As I aged I tried extremely hard to help many people and their families , but I learnt that they have to own up to their problem , admit it and voluntary seek help . Thanks for your story , you have bought back many work related memories . I have always admired your knowledge and extreme strength to drive this forum in the best direction , well I've just added a further admiration of you , thanks for your story . Cheers goldrat
  9. Hi phrunt , I'm going to purchase a pinpointer shortly , at the moment I'm between the Minelab 35 and either XP Deus M14 or M16 . Can't find a lot of info on the XP's , what's your thoughts . Cheers goldrat
  10. Hi Nugglorious , My smallest 4 nuggets found with Nox at about 2 inches and all VDI'd #2 . Interested to know what your 0.01 nugget VDI'd at . Hope you find plenty more . Cheers goldrat
  11. Lovely speci Dave , are you popping it into acid or leaving it as a speci . Then you can find it in 4 years time .? Cheers goldrat
  12. Well done Dave , You've got that Zed running sweet . Had my first GPX4500 lesson with Old Hand yesterday . He's a dam good teacher and made it less daunting than I anticipated . Cheers mate goldrat
  13. Thanks phoenix , Will order one today , with my limited skills if I run into trouble , I will PM you . Thanks for the advice and offer . Cheers goldrat
  14. Thanks Simon , will be very useful toy for me . Particularly as I do a lot of goldfield results to mates by texting with pics . Cheers goldrat
  15. Phoenix , great pics . question for you . When you take a photo with microscope how do you transfer it to your smart phone for texting or your computer for saving or emailing . Cheers goldrat
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