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What was your first find for 2018?
« on: January 01, 2018, 10:05 »
So guys & girls what was your first find this year?

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Re: What was your first find for 2018?
« Reply #1 on: January 01, 2018, 10:29 »
$2 coin
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Re: What was your first find for 2018?
« Reply #2 on: January 01, 2018, 15:44 »
Early morning beach hunt: 2 Nice Rings, 1 Ear Ring, 7 coins for $6.55. + qty. bottle caps.

07.30: Dog walk around the block 2 coins for 55¢.
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Re: What was your first find for 2018?
« Reply #3 on: January 01, 2018, 16:45 »
Woke up and reached down...

Yep; still there = Must be another great day....


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Re: What was your first find for 2018?
« Reply #4 on: January 01, 2018, 17:46 »
Bottle top.....

2 hours on a very popular beach, people still sleeping in the sand and only came away with $1.40.......
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Re: What was your first find for 2018?
« Reply #5 on: January 01, 2018, 18:41 »
20c was my first for 2018...
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Re: What was your first find for 2018?
« Reply #6 on: January 01, 2018, 21:13 »
10 cents in poor condition, but the fireworks at the Narrows bridge made up for it.:)
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Re: What was your first find for 2018?
« Reply #7 on: January 02, 2018, 01:38 »
A $1 coin :), followed by a 500 Indonesian Rupiah coin in the same hole
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Re: What was your first find for 2018?
« Reply #8 on: January 02, 2018, 10:31 »
A $1 coin :), followed by a 500 Indonesian Rupiah coin in the same hole
Michelle found a 500 Rupiah coin on the beach North of Yanchep yesterday, in the middle of bloody nowhere really, not a popular spot at all, we were in there looking for a friends lost bracelet.
You never know what's lurking underfoot.....
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Re: What was your first find for 2018?
« Reply #9 on: January 02, 2018, 21:57 »
I have my little Ace set up to only find one and two dollar coins and bottle tops. My first find for this year was a $2 coin. 
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Re: What was your first find for 2018?
« Reply #10 on: January 03, 2018, 09:37 »
2c 
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Re: What was your first find for 2018?
« Reply #11 on: January 03, 2018, 10:25 »
First find was a pull tab, probably not the last PT I will extract in 2018 either.
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Re: What was your first find for 2018?
« Reply #12 on: January 03, 2018, 16:42 »
Gold - All 0.06g of yellow glory.

You have to start somewhere...;)
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Re: What was your first find for 2018?
« Reply #13 on: January 04, 2018, 02:11 »
Michelle found a 500 Rupiah coin on the beach North of Yanchep yesterday, in the middle of bloody nowhere really, not a popular spot at all, we were in there looking for a friends lost bracelet.
You never know what's lurking underfoot.....

Mine was at Quinns Beach
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Re: What was your first find for 2018?
« Reply #14 on: January 04, 2018, 15:02 »
$2
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Re: What was your first find for 2018?
« Reply #15 on: January 06, 2018, 16:58 »
I was hoping for gold but my first find this year was a piece of wire, hopefully won't find too much more of that this year!!! Second target was a gold nugget, I'm expecting to find a couple thousand of those this year
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Re: What was your first find for 2018?
« Reply #16 on: January 07, 2018, 12:35 »
My very first item for 2018 ~ perfect fit ~ an invitation to join a club perhaps ???

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