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Old 10-10-2017, 10:30 PM
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A little late on the post, but this was from Sunday's hunt. It has been a while, but we finally had some good swells this weekend....7-8 footers in some areas. When I got to the beach, the swells did their job this time and produced a nice area of 2-3 foot cuts.

Family obligations only allowed me to get out for about 4 hours....but that time was well spent. A nice assortment of clad (minus the Felix's), an old 14k band that is dated inside 4-25-60, a .925 earring and a cool 1975 sterling class ring. I did a little buff job on the class ring....turned out pretty nice.

The class ring has the initials on the inside, so I will make an attempt to get this one back to its original owner.

Good Luck....Be Safe....Jeff.
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I can't remember the last time I found gold and silver by sitting on the couch watching TV !!!!

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Old 10-10-2017, 10:32 PM
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Nice digs, and good luck with the return, probably worth far more than melt to someone...

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Old 10-10-2017, 10:43 PM
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That's amazing good stuff there! I would be happy to see any kind of good hunting conditions out here.

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Old 10-10-2017, 10:43 PM
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Awesome rings Jeff- congrats mi amigo! Sure wish we had more days like this weekend's. Now that the beaches have been cut perhaps next week's smaller swells will be enough to uncover what we didn't get to.

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Old 10-10-2017, 11:18 PM
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WoW! Some nice finds, and yea, that class ring looks nice now. GL on the return.
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Old 10-11-2017, 10:26 AM
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Nice job, that's quite a successful hunt!


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Old 10-11-2017, 10:50 AM
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Never to late to post gold found, Specially when you have a great weekend!

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Old 10-11-2017, 11:00 AM
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since you were late posting an awesome hunt, all finds must be given to.... lets say me.
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Old 10-11-2017, 06:58 PM
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Now that's looking good JJ. I think I saw something that had a J on it. Nice captures.

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Old 10-11-2017, 08:11 PM
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Real nice score Jeff Man that engraving is deep

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Old 10-11-2017, 11:36 PM
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Fun assortment of finds! Good job.
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Old 10-12-2017, 02:15 AM
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Very cool old gold!
That's definitely what you want to see in the scoop!
Pretty good weight on it too, ne!
Looks like a real good hunt! Good luck working on the class ring return!
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Old 10-12-2017, 11:41 AM
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Couple of nice ones! Congrats!

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