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Old 08-20-2008, 09:23 PM
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Default there's gold in them thar volleyball courts

Poked around an old house foundation in the woods that dates to the 1700s, and got totally skunked. Then hit a tot lot and managed to pull all of a quarter and a zincoln. Swung thru some volleyball courts and scored this beauty. Rang solid between penny and nickel. Had a good feeling about it before even digging. First gold for me.
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Old 08-20-2008, 09:28 PM
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Awesome! Congrats!

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Old 08-20-2008, 09:38 PM
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Sweet! Is it stamped?

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Old 08-20-2008, 09:40 PM
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Sweet! Is it stamped?
Yep. 14K.
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Old 08-20-2008, 09:42 PM
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Awesome randy! WTG!

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Old 08-20-2008, 09:54 PM
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That's a good lesson for us, Randy. Who'd of thought? But when I think about it, volley ball requires a lot of flailing hands and if a ring is loose, it'll go flying during v.b. When I go to the beach, I'll definiitely check the v.b. area.
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Very Nice! Your first is always a thrill.. I've never had any luck but always search them. You did well..

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Old 08-20-2008, 10:50 PM
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Eexcellent! I'm getting curious about the depth of finds people are making. Do you recall how deep the ring was? Oh, and what's your gear? I didn't see it in your profile.

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Old 08-20-2008, 10:55 PM
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Eexcellent! I'm getting curious about the depth of finds people are making. Do you recall how deep the ring was? Oh, and what's your gear? I didn't see it in your profile.
The ring was just under the surface. The quarter in the tot lot was at 6 inches. I'm swinging the Ace 250.
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Old 08-20-2008, 11:02 PM
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Nice Randy, very nice!!

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Great find Randy gotta love the gold we have been on a jewelry dry spell but the clad has been generous found over $17 yesterday in about 4 hrs God Bless and good hunting Chris Rammy and the boys

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Old 08-20-2008, 11:26 PM
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Glad you found gold!
But I can't say I like it...... it is the same kind of wedding ring my EX husband had.
Oh wait I could pretend he was the one who lost it and be very very happy for you!

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Old 08-20-2008, 11:47 PM
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Good going - gold is great. I have had a lot of luck at VB courts over the years. Here in the s west they are used year round, steve in so az

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Old 08-21-2008, 12:40 AM
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Congrats! Still waiting for my first gold. Very nice find!

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Great find!

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Old 08-21-2008, 09:13 AM
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Super find... those are the ones that make us go back - time after time... RickO
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Old 08-21-2008, 10:08 AM
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Well doneCongrats
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Very nice!
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Old 08-21-2008, 11:46 AM
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Great looking ring! Congrats on your first gold!
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