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Old 05-13-2019, 11:45 AM
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Default ~Gloomy weather gold & silver~ ***Update - Cleaned up 14k Onyx ring page 2***

Weather here in socal has been a bit gloomy lately, most beaches seem to be pretty sanded in as well.. last week I revisited a honey hole that gave up some nice old gold and silver back in February. The spot got hit with the right combo of surf action and opened up again and I was back in business for 2 solid fun hunts pulling out the old stuff before it sanded back in. Thanks for looking, HH!
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Old 05-13-2019, 03:43 PM
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Awesome finds Slim...congrats on the golden goodies. Even though I have not been out much this month, the gold skunk has me by the tail

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Old 05-13-2019, 04:36 PM
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Awesome finds! Congrats on the heavy one but that older broken one is neat too!

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Old 05-13-2019, 05:47 PM
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Good job Davy finding a spot with a little erosion. You are right about conditions. I've seen nothing but small waves and sand on top of sand up here. Congrats on a nice chunk of 14K.......

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Old 05-13-2019, 05:50 PM
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Way to go, congrats on the loot!!!

That class ring is a rough on for sure..

Stay on em!

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Old 05-13-2019, 06:00 PM
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Nice work there Slim! That sure was some old gold bearing sand strata you got yourself into! Sorta cool that the bank is only open for a short time per century!

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Old 05-13-2019, 06:46 PM
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I found a VERY similar gold and onyx ring this year except yours is his daddy. And yours also fits a bit better! Congrats!

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Old 05-13-2019, 09:18 PM
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Sweet finds!! What a thrill that must be to extract a ring like that. Wow.

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Old 05-14-2019, 08:22 AM
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Wow, thats nice. Love that fat gold ring. Congrats.

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That ring is pretty chunky, well done on some nice finds!

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Old 05-14-2019, 12:03 PM
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Congrats on the Gold. It's been bleak lately. To the point that I don't even go out much. Just waiting til conditions change. Hit some local spots last week and was disgusted at how sanded in it is right now. What more sickening is my 401.. Lost 5k over the weekend. Thanks economy!

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Old 05-14-2019, 01:45 PM
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Congrats on the nice finds!
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Old 05-14-2019, 03:30 PM
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Nice old gold!

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Old 05-14-2019, 04:51 PM
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Awesome mix of finds. It's nice seeing old coins, sterling and some gold. That class ring looks like it was hit with a lawn mower. Congrats!

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Old 05-14-2019, 06:19 PM
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Guessing that broken class ring had been in the surf since 1961. I ‘ve noted that 10k get real brittle the longer it soaks in salt water. Congrats on the big phatty

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Old 05-14-2019, 06:25 PM
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Gold comes in all shapes and conditions. A home run for you as you captured both.

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Old 05-17-2019, 08:06 PM
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Originally Posted by jjm861 View post
Awesome finds Slim...congrats on the golden goodies. Even though I have not been out much this month, the gold skunk has me by the tail
Thanks Jeff! Hope your able to shake off the skunk soon

Originally Posted by Kapi View post
Awesome finds! Congrats on the heavy one but that older broken one is neat too!
Thanks Kapi!

Originally Posted by 14kgold View post
Good job Davy finding a spot with a little erosion. You are right about conditions. I've seen nothing but small waves and sand on top of sand up here. Congrats on a nice chunk of 14K.......

Ping me if you're around my area we'll go find something
Thanks Rich! Will definitely let you know If I'm your area

Originally Posted by Ice Scratcher View post
Way to go, congrats on the loot!!!

That class ring is a rough on for sure..

Stay on em!

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Thanks Ice! Yea man seems like almost every 10k ring that comes out of this spot is extremely crusty and broken

Originally Posted by Mud-puppy View post
Nice work there Slim! That sure was some old gold bearing sand strata you got yourself into! Sorta cool that the bank is only open for a short time per century!
Thanks Mud! Yea man this spot seems to be holding some really old gold, I imagine there's quite a few oldies waiting to be exposed

Originally Posted by FelixtheCat View post
I found a VERY similar gold and onyx ring this year except yours is his daddy. And yours also fits a bit better! Congrats!
Thanks Felix! I'm almost tempted to clean it up but I kinda like the old patina on it, must of took a long time soaking in the water to get 14k this tarnished..

Originally Posted by Alaskan View post
Sweet finds!! What a thrill that must be to extract a ring like that. Wow.
Thanks Alaskan! I was definitely stoked to find it, especially since the tide was coming back in and I was beginning to get pushed off the wet sand by strong surf.

Originally Posted by Saltshaker View post
Wow, thats nice. Love that fat gold ring. Congrats.
Thanks Saltshaker!

Originally Posted by sandgroper View post
That ring is pretty chunky, well done on some nice finds!
Thanks sandgroper!

Originally Posted by low tide View post
Congrats on the Gold. It's been bleak lately. To the point that I don't even go out much. Just waiting til conditions change. Hit some local spots last week and was disgusted at how sanded in it is right now. What more sickening is my 401.. Lost 5k over the weekend. Thanks economy!
Thanks LT, Hope your able to get out this weekend and find some gold, there's some nice low tides on tap Man sorry to hear about your 401, that blows man

Originally Posted by twizzlerlord View post
Congrats on the nice finds!
Thanks twizzlerlord!

Originally Posted by metaladdict View post
Nice old gold!
Thanks metaladdict!

Originally Posted by Jamflicker View post
Awesome mix of finds. It's nice seeing old coins, sterling and some gold. That class ring looks like it was hit with a lawn mower. Congrats!
Thanks Jam! The spot I've been hitting is very unforgiving on 10k

Originally Posted by Numil View post
Guessing that broken class ring had been in the surf since 1961. I ‘ve noted that 10k get real brittle the longer it soaks in salt water. Congrats on the big phatty
Thanks Numil! Yea I was thinking the same thing on the class ring, lost in the 60's and slowly deteriorating since then churning around in the surf...I guess a ring return is out of the question on this one eh?

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Gold comes in all shapes and conditions. A home run for you as you captured both.
Thanks dirtydog!

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Old 05-24-2019, 09:51 AM
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Nice finds, congrats on the gold!

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Old 05-24-2019, 04:08 PM
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Thanks for lookin Vermonster!

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Old 05-24-2019, 08:13 PM
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nice hunt congrats on the yellow

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