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Old 06-18-2017, 08:44 PM
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Two bucks and a 22 inch 14K chain!

The ocean was rough today but I finished the day victorious!

I had just dug back to back small pieces of aluminum foil in the wash and thought I was on a third. I was encouraged when the wave rushed over the spot marked with my foot yet the target remained but as I finally got the signal out of the sand I was surprised to see the chain half hanging out of the top of the scoop.

It was very hard staying on targets. The current was very strong and the waves 2-3 foot and close together. The spot was producing some nice greenies but the waves made it nearly impossible to retrieve many of them. The surf will be even bigger now for the next week so no chance of getting back into the water until it calms back down.
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Old 06-18-2017, 08:48 PM
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Sweet! Two actual bucks and a gold chain....

Two buck knifes and a <strike>microphone</strike> gold chain!

Congrats!

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Old 06-18-2017, 08:54 PM
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Congrats on a very nice chain..makes it all worth it,I envy you beach hunters.
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Old 06-18-2017, 09:16 PM
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Good find Kap. I wish it were that prosperous here. I think the god slumpy has set in for me.

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Old 06-18-2017, 09:20 PM
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Thumbs up congrats

On the gold chain, how did it hit on the Excalibur?

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Old 06-18-2017, 09:41 PM
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WTG Kap!

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Old 06-18-2017, 09:43 PM
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Again a great post Barb. Poor shark.

Congrats on the nice chain.

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Old 06-18-2017, 11:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Surf Master View post
On the gold chain, how did it hit on the Excalibur?
It sounded like a tiny piece of tin foil, very low tone and very small. I thought I was digging either a tiny piece of tin can or a swivel bead. (But was hoping it was a small gold ring-glad it wasn't!)

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Old 06-18-2017, 11:39 PM
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Very, very nice~!

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Old 06-18-2017, 11:50 PM
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Nice gold, congrats!

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Old 06-18-2017, 11:55 PM
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Very Nice save Barbra!! You earned that baby enduring the surf gods!!

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Awesome! Thanks pal. I guess I won't sell all my gear anyhow!!ditto..poor shark
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Old 06-19-2017, 12:56 AM
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Wow, very nice! Funny how chains always seem to pop out hanging from the edge of the scoop...

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Old 06-19-2017, 12:59 AM
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Nice looking 1 too. Way to go

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Old 06-19-2017, 05:56 AM
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Two bucks... Love that! The legal carrying length for blades here erm...tiny. My odds of finding a nice buck are pretty small.

That chain is a beauty! Wow! That's gotta be deeply satisfying to see that hanging out of your scoop! Congrats!
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Old 06-19-2017, 07:16 AM
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Congrats, that's a cool chain!

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Old 06-19-2017, 08:51 AM
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Great scoopage on that miniscule signal but a Heavy chunk of Gold!

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Old 06-19-2017, 09:20 AM
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Nice recovery on the gold, a trash signal many would ignore. Those knives look salvageable. WTG
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Old 06-19-2017, 02:54 PM
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Very nice!!!!

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Old 06-19-2017, 06:25 PM
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Awesome catch and thanks for the tips on how the excal reacted. WTG Barb!
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