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Old 08-12-2017, 02:20 PM
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Question 2 mornings, 6 rings...2 r marked 14k, but only one looks real

I got a couple minor low tide hunts in this week. Out Thursday morning I found that the Gulf was very bumpy...I was fooled by the beach cam,lol. Tried to go in the water past the breaking waves, but only got pushed around while trying to dig few targets that were mostly coins, the exception was the Monet/junk bracelet and the AO, American Optical Aviators, that I v-shaped the one side arm, but after straightening it out they are good to go, no scratches on the glass lenses.. The sand was mushy from the waves pulling sand off the beach so I hit the slope and found 3 rings in 45 minutes, one 14k gold 5.5g band, a stainless and a kids junker. Lots of greenies and "Felix Pennies" where found in the water and on the washed down slope.
Out this morning on the low again at the same beach, thinking I'll hit the slope again, but found the water was much calmer, so, moving in and out of the water I got a mixture of trash, coin and more junk jewelry. First ring find was a Tungsten that truly looks beat up, followed by a questionably marked 14k,2.2g with stones. The stones look milky/washed out and do not test as diamonds, and the acid test on the stone holds at 10k, but not 14k....But, when I file into the band, the 14k acid does not burn it up.??? I think it looks plated! Thanks for looking, GL.
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Old 08-12-2017, 02:56 PM
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That's a good looking hunt there! You got at least one gold and a nice pair of glasses. To top it off you got some fine example of Felixes! Hopefully, the questionable gold will be good too!

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Old 08-12-2017, 03:16 PM
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I see two golds, might be rhodium plated, white gold, with some of the nickel alloy leached out from electrolysis...

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Old 08-12-2017, 07:10 PM
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You did alright! That ring with stones looks to me to be white gold w/maybe diamonds, congrats on the goodies!

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Old 08-12-2017, 07:40 PM
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Sweet finds. Hope the diamonds are good

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Old 08-12-2017, 08:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Ice Scratcher View post
I see two golds, might be rhodium plated, white gold, with some of the nickel alloy leached out from electrolysis...

Congrats!!

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+1 I think Ice is spot on there, congrats!

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Old 08-12-2017, 09:05 PM
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NICE hunt!

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Nice one Dirty, congrats on the gold! I'm with Ice on his assessment,

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Old 08-13-2017, 06:20 AM
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WAY TO GO! That stone ring does look weird. I do wish Pirates were allowed to flog fake jewelry makers

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Great hunt, congrats on the finds!

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Old 08-13-2017, 09:05 AM
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I like those heavy plain bands! Thats some mighty fine effort/results there Dirty!

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Old 08-13-2017, 11:56 AM
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Originally Posted by FelixtheCat View post
That's a good looking hunt there! You got at least one gold and a nice pair of glasses. To top it off you got some fine example of Felixes! Hopefully, the questionable gold will be good too!
Thanks Felix, I think those "Felixes" are migrating through the Key's and up the Gulf coast....time to build a wall
At 2.2g & really sad looking stones, I'm not in a hurry to find out.

Originally Posted by Ice Scratcher View post
I see two golds, might be rhodium plated, white gold, with some of the nickel alloy leached out from electrolysis...

Congrats!!

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Thanks for the info ICE, makes sense.

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You did alright! That ring with stones looks to me to be white gold w/maybe diamonds, congrats on the goodies!
Thanks BB, GL to You.

Originally Posted by Steve View post
Sweet finds. Hope the diamonds are good
Thanks Steve, GL

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+1 I think Ice is spot on there, congrats!
Ok GS, value your input...Thanks

Originally Posted by mudwhale View post
NICE hunt!
Thanks MW...GL

Originally Posted by Slimpickuns View post
Nice one Dirty, congrats on the gold! I'm with Ice on his assessment,
Can only hope you guys are right till I get it checked out, Thanks!

Originally Posted by itsaring! View post
WAY TO GO! That stone ring does look weird. I do wish Pirates were allowed to flog fake jewelry makers
Ha,Ha....It's an unsolved Mystery for now.....Save the flogging fore the Tungsten,Titanium,and Stainless sellers......buyers too!!

Originally Posted by X-Terra70 View post
Great hunt, congrats on the finds!
Thanks XT70, Hunts are fun, but finds are awesome...GL down under.

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I like those heavy plain bands! Thats some mighty fine effort/results there Dirty!
Thanks Mud, GL
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Old 08-13-2017, 02:27 PM
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Nice hunt man, a bit of everything good there!

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Old 08-13-2017, 09:14 PM
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WOW DL. You smoked it. What a great day. You DA man.

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Nice, congrats!

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Old 08-14-2017, 06:03 PM
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Originally Posted by zeemang View post
Nice hunt man, a bit of everything good there!
Thanks Zee, GL

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WOW DL. You smoked it. What a great day. You DA man.
Thanks dd, it was 2 days,.... but yeah, a good day.

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Nice, congrats!
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