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Old 06-19-2017, 02:10 AM
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Big shoutout to X-Terra70! Many thanks for the tips and money saving ideas Sir! We were so excited to see as much as we could, I only got in 2 or 3 hunts. Hunted some in Windang, Surfers Paradise and Gold Coast. Just brought along the Wife's BHIV because I never had flown with a detector and was fearing the worst (lost or broken).

Only saw 1 local hunter. Saw an outcrop walkover at Gold Coast and knew few will take the time to scoot under there. Prayed there wasn't any snakes/critters and started. BLAM, big hit, moved some sand with the Carrot and OMG! There she was, a GOLD chain! By this time some partiers were overhead and looking thru the cracks at me. Slowly passed it to the Wife and she promptly declared, "Honey, you have a gold colored chain only"...oh well

Ended up with clad, 1-Chinese coin, a Croc pin, buttons, fishing weights, a JAWS charm and an ear gauge jewelry. Had lots of fun, great people, clean, beautiful Country and I highly recommend making the trip!
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Old 06-19-2017, 03:09 AM
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No worries, I'm glad you had a fun experience.

You're really brave crawling under that outcrop, I wouldn't want to disturb a brown snake!

Nice finds you got there! That jaws charm is really cool! You found a lot of sinkers, I hope you didn't weigh your suitcase down with them!

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Old 06-19-2017, 11:41 PM
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Originally Posted by X-Terra70 View post
No worries, I'm glad you had a fun experience.

You're really brave crawling under that outcrop, I wouldn't want to disturb a brown snake!

Nice finds you got there! That jaws charm is really cool! You found a lot of sinkers, I hope you didn't weigh your suitcase down with them!
For sure, I tried to look over the area real good and used the detector to sweep/poke and try to scare anything away

Yes...I brought all of them home, even a fishhook

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Sounds like a great vacation, congrats on the good times and finds!

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Old 06-21-2017, 03:51 AM
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Sounds like a great vacation, congrats on the good times and finds!
Thanks Zeemang, how's the huntin' been down south this summer?

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Old 06-21-2017, 11:48 AM
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Hey chihuahua, no wonder we hadn't seen you around here for a while, you done and skipped town on us! waaaaay out of town. Looks like you had an awesome time. Congratulations
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chihuahua5, I have not been out much lately, busy between house project and buying and selling locally and online.
That little storm that just went by here did nothing to help the conditions, I am getting itchy to get out though...

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Old 06-22-2017, 02:55 AM
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chihuahua5, I have not been out much lately, busy between house project and buying and selling locally and online.
That little storm that just went by here did nothing to help the conditions, I am getting itchy to get out though...
Gotta make that $, lol. Keep us posted! I always enjoy your pics

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Old 06-22-2017, 02:58 AM
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Hey chihuahua, no wonder we hadn't seen you around here for a while, you done and skipped town on us! waaaaay out of town. Looks like you had an awesome time. Congratulations
Thank you Sir, we did! Como estan todos aya en el norte, jaja... Good, I hope?

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Thank you Sir, we did! Como estan todos aya en el norte, jaja... Good, I hope?
We are doing muy bien up here en el norte, but i'll tell you what, if you don't go and hunt "Lon C Hill park" I'm gonna have to go down there and hunt it myself, buddy.
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