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Old 11-30-2019, 07:28 PM
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Down south to visit wifeís family. Rained until today, so headed to the beach, finally! Arrived about 7, left about 10. Not a lot of targets. Hit the wet sand as the tide was coming in, bit of a cut but tide was closing in. Sand was soft under foot in the wet. I skirted the cut/wet sand. Nox 800, beach 1. First ring came in around a 10. Stainless. Second ring solid 7, shallow, 18k small ring about dime sized. Third ring was above the cut, 27 or so, thought it was going to be a dime.

47 targets total in a little under 3 hours of meandering. 97Ę in clad.

Donít have my scale with me (1.7grams), but ring is tiny, but Iíll take it!
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Old 11-30-2019, 07:48 PM
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Sweet. Looks like I need a road trip after getting back from Utah for Christmas

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Old 11-30-2019, 08:04 PM
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Very nice Sweeper. Looks like several of us got a few goodies with the storm that moved in.

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Old 11-30-2019, 09:00 PM
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Good to see a CA report. What beach were you at ?

You're right that the foot-prints show that the sand was soft. Also the light-weight aluminum was a bad sign, that .... it's only cutting into recent in-fill sand, or that it cut and sand-came-back-in already or something.
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Old 11-30-2019, 09:08 PM
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You got a nice little cut to work with and scored the gold - not bad!

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The big high tides are ending. It is pulling sand down. We had some surf a week ago that produced some select cuts. When the tide sucks out lower , you can walk farther out and find some treasures. Still a !!!! shoot , but it happens. No lengthy big cuts here as of late. I know this beach extremely well. Nice Finds !!!
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Old 11-30-2019, 10:12 PM
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Itís been storming here. Parks are still at same level lmao being landlocked sucks


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Old 11-30-2019, 10:29 PM
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Certainly not a bad three hour hunt. Love the gold ring, even though it is small. Very pretty !! Certainly worth the effort. Congratulations !!

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Old 11-30-2019, 11:26 PM
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Way to go GS!

Congrats on 18k especially!

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Old 11-30-2019, 11:48 PM
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Originally Posted by ScubaDetective View post
Sweet. Looks like I need a road trip after getting back from Utah for Christmas
Nah, nothing but pull tabs here

Originally Posted by jjm861 View post
Very nice Sweeper. Looks like several of us got a few goodies with the storm that moved in.
Got lucky - congrats on your double!


Originally Posted by Tom_in_CA View post
Good to see a CA report. What beach were you at ?

You're right that the foot-prints show that the sand was soft. Also the light-weight aluminum was a bad sign, that .... it's only cutting into recent in-fill sand, or that it cut and sand-came-back-in already or something.
Thanks Tom. All the aluminum was from above the cut in the ďdryĒ sand. Very few targets in the wet... just a few coins and a few rings.

Originally Posted by FelixtheCat View post
You got a nice little cut to work with and scored the gold - not bad!
Thanks for the dinger Felix!

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The big high tides are ending. It is pulling sand down. We had some surf a week ago that produced some select cuts. When the tide sucks out lower , you can walk farther out and find some treasures. Still a !!!! shoot , but it happens. No lengthy big cuts here as of late. I know this beach extremely well. Nice Finds !!!
Yeah I didnít want to get up at 4am for the low tide. Getting too old for that

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Itís been storming here. Parks are still at same level lmao being landlocked sucks


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Certainly not a bad three hour hunt. Love the gold ring, even though it is small. Very pretty !! Certainly worth the effort. Congratulations !!
It was nice to be able to get out hunting for sure, the gold and silver was icing on the cake.

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Way to go GS!

Congrats on 18k especially!

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Old 11-30-2019, 11:51 PM
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Great hunting and photos . Congrats on the Gold !
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Old 12-01-2019, 07:08 AM
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Congrats on the gold. Very nice score!

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Old 12-01-2019, 10:27 AM
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Jeff, nice job scooping the 18K! I need to pay more attention to the single digit vdi readings.

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Old 12-01-2019, 11:01 AM
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Nice yellow!

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Old 12-01-2019, 11:30 AM
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You must be living right GS- you timed your vacation to coincide with some sand erosion and picked a good location to hunt.
Congrats on the treasure!

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Old 12-01-2019, 03:40 PM
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Nice hunt GS! Congrats on the gold & silva!

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Old 12-01-2019, 06:35 PM
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Congrats G.S. Nice vacation loot👍

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Old 12-01-2019, 07:04 PM
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Bravo!! Nice vacation hunt

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Old 12-01-2019, 10:23 PM
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Congratulations, GS!!! Man, I wish we lived closer to the beaches...

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Old 12-01-2019, 10:28 PM
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Small but she makes up for the size being 18k!! Love that color!

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