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Help from a friend got the results

After almost two years and nothing found, I realised I was high tone deaf and that my settings were too high. After a friend took me out to her patch, set me up and sent me out with the settings changed to suit, I found my first bit: 73g with a

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Elite

A very lucky find in a well walked area

After searching for gold on some private property for several hours for no result, I thought I would go to a well worked area on common land that I’ve always had a feeling would hold a decent sized nugget. This area had given up many small nuggets up to 3g

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Viking Treasure on an Autumn day
Coin & Treasure

Viking Treasure on an Autumn day

A wonderful autumn day in the field yielded some amazing finds: an Odin mask pendant in silver, gold and niello; a Viking-age trefoil brooch, and a piece of payment gold dated to 850 AD. In addition, a medieval bird brooch, and a vessel (rocket ship) to bring me to Valhalla (the

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Cameronians Scottish Rifles Badge
Coin & Treasure

A Historical Find

It was Christmas Eve and I had only recently fitted the Coiltek 10×5” to my CTX. I was doing a solo hunt. I was actually wading in shallow water on a known farm and WWII campsite, which is mostly submerged by local dam waters. It was early in the hunt

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A Feel-Good Find
Coin & Treasure

A Feel-Good Find

I received a call off a friend’s wife who had lost her wedding ring and chain out in a large paddock. They spent several days looking for it and had all but conceded she would never see it again. So I rocked up with the trusty 4500 with the 14″

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Coin & Treasure

Warwick shows me a little colour

Slowly going back to all my old successful spots with this Coil and picking up what I could not before. On this trip I had a mate join me with his Equinox, some quick training, and tips then Boom. His found his very first piece of gold. 15 minutes later

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