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Old 07-15-2018, 11:49 PM
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Default Just Shy of a Honker

With the King Tides here in So. Cal., I finally was able to get out this morning. Even though there was no sand movement, with the huge negative tide, I was able to get pretty far out.

Some good targets that may have been out of reach for a while. A nice little .925 "crown ring" and an "ALMOST A HONKER" 9.78g 14k band made for a super fun day at the beach.

Good Luck....Be Safe....Jeff.
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Old 07-15-2018, 11:57 PM
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If not a honker I'd call it a hefty, nice score!

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Old 07-16-2018, 12:30 AM
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Beauty of a band, and the 925 ring is neat looking too. Congrats!

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Old 07-16-2018, 12:35 AM
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Very nice, I'm heading out shortly again .. hoping to find myself a "ALMOST A HONKER" too.

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Old 07-16-2018, 02:29 AM
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I would say that passes as a honker, Noice one!

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Old 07-16-2018, 07:24 AM
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That gold looks like it was for a big fat finger which is why it weighs nicely! Good job getting out and hunting specifically for your tides.

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I would say that passes as a honker, Noice one!
Didn't we not just recently go through this and establish 10 grams as a honker? I will not sit idly by as we continue to lower our standards!!! Soon pirates everywhere will start saying that 5 grams is a honker. We must hold the line here pirates!

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Old 07-16-2018, 09:00 AM
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Its so close we will give you that one.........

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Old 07-16-2018, 11:50 AM
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Great job Jeff- congrats!!!! Honker or not, that is one sweet find! I actually got out a little early Friday morning myself. No gold but it sure felt good to get out again. I love to hunt at 3am in a tee shirt.

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Old 07-16-2018, 12:57 PM
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Very nice finds. Thanks for sharing.

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Nice catch!

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A big ring like that? Yup, I hear the horn **honk honk**
Congrats, definitely a nice find!

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Old 07-16-2018, 10:22 PM
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Nice chunk of Gold I love seeing them in the scoop! Congrats!

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Old 07-16-2018, 10:34 PM
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That baby is so close to a honker I would dip it in water then throw it on the scale!! That should tip the scale!

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Old 07-16-2018, 11:05 PM
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So... we're back to defining a "honker" eh?

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Old 07-16-2018, 11:47 PM
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Nice honklet. I'm sure it was a ten-grammer to start with, but wave action in the sand no doubt polished off that fraction of a gram. Tops off a good two-ring hunt quite nicely!
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Congrats on a LUNKER...(9+ grams)

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Old 07-17-2018, 03:19 PM
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That's a nice chunk of gold there. Can we call it a 'chunker' ?

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Old 07-17-2018, 03:25 PM
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A Honked in my book. Congrats

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Old 07-17-2018, 06:10 PM
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Nice ring!

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Old 07-17-2018, 07:16 PM
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Plenty big enough and a great gold find...congrats also on the sterling and the rest!

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