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Old 02-11-2019, 02:17 PM
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Today i think i got my first 9ct that i can remember. So my question is ....which country uses CT rather than K on their gold marking? dont post a lot but in this case i will. 6.5 grams of 9CT. Im just getting to understand this new machine so im not going to brag it up.
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Old 02-11-2019, 02:45 PM
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Nice looking ticket!

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Old 02-11-2019, 02:47 PM
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Hey Dew....Nice 9CT gold ring find !!

I did a quick Google search regarding gold being stamped CT instead of K. I believe the CT marking comes from British Commonwealth Countries.

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Old 02-11-2019, 04:01 PM
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9CT is our most popular hallmarking here in Australia, I believe it is also a UK stamp too.

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Old 02-11-2019, 05:38 PM
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Nice one! Dunno on the CT

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Meggie.... ya i was thinking of you when i asked. Fellow hunter said she purchased her only 9CT in the UK. Thanks guys.

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Old 02-11-2019, 06:15 PM
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Meggie.... ya i was thinking of you when i asked. Fellow hunter said she purchased her only 9CT in the UK. Thanks guys.
I was just gonna say, Meggie is always pulling those 9CT like its nobody's business.
Congrats on the gold Dew!

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Old 02-11-2019, 06:27 PM
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Gold is hallmarked with a number by the assay office for the fineness of the gold content.

It is still possible to find gold rings without the assay mark, these can be normally imported ones. 9CT,18CT and 22CT.

These are the most common numbers for the UK for gold stamped by the assay office.

9 Carat (375)

18 Carat (750)

22 Carat (916)
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Old 02-11-2019, 07:46 PM
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sweet looking 9k,,,,,I only found one 9k and it was just a boring band,,,that has some curb appeal,,,,great work,,,,GL HH

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Thanks guys. Tim.... Iím working at it buddy. Itís hard labor right now.

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Thanks guys. Tim.... Iím working at it buddy. Itís hard labor right now.
mine was marked 375,,,,hard labor but the weather has been beautiful,,,,at least you are getting out and doing "hard labor",,,,,GL HH

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Nice one Dewcon! Hey have you been hunting Meggie's spot?

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Sweet band!

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Wow that baby was deep if it was dug from the other side, the land down under! A beauty Dew!!

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Originally Posted by dewcon View post
Today i think i got my first 9ct that i can remember. So my question is ....which country uses CT rather than K on their gold marking? dont post a lot but in this case i will. 6.5 grams of 9CT. Im just getting to understand this new machine so im not going to brag it up.
New machine, expound on this device!
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Nice band! Like the look of that one, congrats on the gold!

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nice find there Dew, what new machine are you swinging?
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6.5 grams of 9k is worth...

wait for it...

$102 AND FORTY FOUR CENTS!



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Here in South Africa we use CT
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Old 02-12-2019, 05:13 AM
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Should have been PLT right....

Joe im using the MDT 8000. Only had it a week or so.... in the process of learning it now. Little different machine in that it balances the dirt/sand .... and the water separately. Designed to be a relic and beach machine. But for the serious relic guys who uses PIs i dont see this machine replacing those. For those not wanting to dig those tiny specks the Nox gets this may be a good option. Its much like hunting with an Xcal in AM....... but almost silent..... no swoosh thru the water. I tested a lot of the smaller gold i have... the only thing the Nox got was a couple of really tiny tiny crosses and a very small chain this one didnt. The Xcal and CTX wouldnt hit them either. Right now its a wader.....not submersible for long periods so im told.

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