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Old 08-24-2017, 10:57 PM
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Well I found my once a year find probably this year. Right after a very busy Saturday on the lake. I was wading in water you couldn't see in and got a mid tone on my CZ-21. I scooped it up and saw it hanging from the scoop and was floored. I sure didn't expect to see this critter at all. 59.60 grams of 14K gold.



Since this is the largest chain I ever found, I would call it eye popping. Thanks for looking.

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Old 08-25-2017, 01:24 AM
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Eyes popped!

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Old 08-25-2017, 01:27 AM
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Originally Posted by zeemang View post
Eyes popped!
*2!!!!!

Nice one SD!

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Old 08-25-2017, 06:28 AM
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eye poppin', jaw droppin', heart stoppin'!!! wow, what a find, congrats!!
i'd be wearing that baby as my new good luck charm.

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Old 08-25-2017, 07:07 AM
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Very impressive!! Is that the one which you've already added to the gold contest, or is this another one?

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Old 08-25-2017, 07:17 AM
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Very impressive!! Is that the one which you've already added to the gold contest, or is this another one?
Same critter. I wouldn't be that lucky to find two.

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Awesome find. Congrats....

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Beautiful. Great find.

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Nice find, thanks for sharing !
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$$$$$$$ Popping!!!!!!!!
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Holy cow, that's huge!

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Now that's a GOOD day!!!
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Old 08-27-2017, 10:47 PM
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That is totally amazing!
I guess when you spend so many hours in the water, you are destined to find things like this.
Huge congratulations.
Just imagine the poor dude who lost it...

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