You are not logged in.

  • Register to access all forum features  

#2426

Mackka
Member
From: Brisbane
Joined: 18 February 2014
Posts: 4,213
Member
04 April 2019 08:33 pm

Nah mate, you need two buckets.
One for the trash and one for the Bulls$&@ lol lol lol lol
Best Wishes
Mackka

4 users like this post: Jazz, goody2shoes, Spain81, TTKooAu

#2427

Jazz
Member
Joined: 31 March 2019
Posts: 29
Member
06 April 2019 05:30 pm

Went out with the Wife and kids today and had a great time on out first ever attempt.

Spent about four hours out there and found the majority in the very first spot we looked at. But it tapered off quickly after that.

Not enough to retire on, but heaps of fun for our first go. big_smile

QeWiMIl.jpg

YuykM8r.jpg

24 users like this post: Jaros, 7.62marksman, Dave79, Mackka, HippyProspecting, Eluvial, goody2shoes, Brother, Diggerman60, MegsyB007, Tathradj, jamiealdridge, Trash, Mungoman, 87 Hilux, maxwell4, aussiefarmer, Wishfull, Heatho, TTKooAu, limpalot, TheMediocritist, WalkaboutOz, Ship of fools

#2428

Jaros
Moderator
From: S.E.Qld., QLD
Joined: 11 August 2013
Posts: 10,442
Moderator
06 April 2019 05:36 pm

Well Jazz you NOW have something to build on. smile gold-nugget


F1A4M2, Exterra 705 Gold, Ace 250, Goldrat 8" Dreammat River Sluice.

2 users like this post: Jazz, Patrick1

#2429

HippyProspecting
Member
Joined: 18 February 2018
Posts: 660
Member
06 April 2019 06:35 pm

Nice one jazz thumbsup

The fever starts here and now goldpan gold-nugget


If you can't convince them, confuse them

2 users like this post: Jazz, GaryO

#2430

Jazz
Member
Joined: 31 March 2019
Posts: 29
Member
06 April 2019 07:49 pm

Thanks guys! Was definitely a great day out.

The fever set in weeks ago watching a heap of YouTube videos. Haha!

I think it helped a heap though, as I had a rough idea where I should look, along with a hint of an idea how to work a pan.

From what I understand it is extremely fine down here in the far south coast (Pambula area), so I was pretty happy to see some colour in the pan at all.

3 users like this post: 7.62marksman, Brother, HippyProspecting

#2431

Tathradj
Moderator
From: Tathra, NSW
Joined: 17 February 2014
Posts: 8,303
Moderator
06 April 2019 11:34 pm

Not to shabby for where you went. smile smile
You can PM me as I would be keen to go out again around Pambula.


A couple of HiBankers inc. accessories, , QED, 4500, SDC2300, Gt1600,
Aldi, A Prado 4x4, A'Van Cruiseliner and a heck of a lot of determination.
Most importantly, A lot of Good Honest Friends. Maybe one day Lucky.

1 user likes this post: Jazz

#2432

Jazz
Member
Joined: 31 March 2019
Posts: 29
Member
07 April 2019 02:15 pm

Tathradj wrote:

And I know who you are...

Me or him?

Small world. I know who you are as well, we seven bantered for a few hours several years ago. thumbsup

I went out for a crack today for about four hours and found absolutely nothing at all. The highs and lows of this hobby hey? Haha!

Moderator Edit.
All Good Jazz.
Thread is cleaned up. smile
Look forwards to seeing you in the field some time. smile

Last edited by Jazz (07 April 2019 02:43 pm)

1 user likes this post: Tathradj

#2433

7.62marksman
Member
From: Nowra, NSW
Joined: 26 July 2016
Posts: 6,633
Member
07 April 2019 04:20 pm

Jazz wrote:

Went out with the Wife and kids today and had a great time on out first ever attempt.

Spent about four hours out there and found the majority in the very first spot we looked at. But it tapered off quickly after that.

Not enough to retire on, but heaps of fun for our first go. big_smile

https://i.imgur.com/QeWiMIl.jpg

https://i.imgur.com/YuykM8r.jpg

well done on your finds i havent been down the coast road panning yet but have traveled the inland way to the Vic border (Braidwood, Cooma, bombala via back roads then Delegate) panning each river and creek that had water/puddle and did find some good colour in a few hope to do it again later this year


Highbanker, Sluice, Trommel, Gold Monster 1000 (Khaleesi), Garrett Ace 400i (Rhaegal), Go-Find 40 (Nymeria), Non Turbo 2.8lt Hilux (Turtle), NAPFA member ----Even a broken clock is right twice a day

2 users like this post: Mackka, Jazz

#2434

kurra
Member
Joined: 27 April 2017
Posts: 120
Member
07 April 2019 07:21 pm

Well done Jazz. It is a great feeling when you see that bit of colour in the pan.

My partner and I went out ourselves and did a bit of panning and fossicking for some nice rocks. It was a great day even though we didn't find any gold. I think it is a lovely hobby to share with the family.

Thanks for sharing and good luck on your next outing, K.


SDC 2300, Makro Gold Racer, some gold pans.

5 users like this post: Jazz, Tathradj, Mackka, goody2shoes, Spain81

#2435

Jazz
Member
Joined: 31 March 2019
Posts: 29
Member
08 April 2019 04:17 pm

Certainly is a great feeling. I can't wait to head out again this weekend.

Last edited by Jazz (08 April 2019 04:41 pm)

5 users like this post: Mackka, Tathradj, jamiealdridge, goody2shoes, kurra

#2436

Jazz
Member
Joined: 31 March 2019
Posts: 29
Member
09 April 2019 04:07 pm

I had to head to Narooma for work today, so I thought I'd pack the gear and see if I got a chance to have a look around.

I ended up pretty proud of myself as I had a two minute look on Google Maps, before I left home, to see where I'd hang out if I were gold and found a spot right in the fossicking zone in the state forest.

Only got to play around for about an hour or so but came up with this.

PRKuJ9Y.png

So this place is certainly on my 'to do' list. Looks bigger in the photo, but these specs measure roughly 1mm across. Not too bad for someone who started this hobby two weeks ago.

Couldn't be happier though, as I found this place all on my own big_smile

I can certainly understand what they mean by the pan being the best tool, it doesn't lie. My panning action must be ok, I am guessing.

Oh, I even bought home a bucket for the Wifey to go through. So there may be more to add to the collection with a bit of luck. Whadda guy! tongue

18 users like this post: HippyProspecting, Tathradj, 7.62marksman, goody2shoes, kurra, Mackka, aussiefarmer, jamiealdridge, Eldorado, Diggerman60, maxwell4, Spain81, Heatho, RM Outback, TTKooAu, Brother, WalkaboutOz, Ship of fools

#2437

Jazz
Member
Joined: 31 March 2019
Posts: 29
Member
15 April 2019 05:07 pm

Did a quick one hour stint with my daughter today.

Looks more impressive in the pic than it actually is - LOL.

tTF3RbY.png

14 users like this post: Smoky bandit, goody2shoes, Manpa, RM Outback, Diggerman60, aussiefarmer, 7.62marksman, Eluvial, HippyProspecting, Trash, TTKooAu, Brother, WalkaboutOz, Ship of fools

#2438

jamiealdridge
Member
Joined: 09 May 2014
Posts: 77
Member
15 April 2019 06:08 pm

Few hours just panning - most pickers I’ve ever found in one session

1555312067_63220c5b-87e7-4fea-a4e9-69e13bcdce5c.jpg

29 users like this post: RM Outback, AUaddict, Diggerman60, Theduke, aussiefarmer, Rockhunter62, Ward69, 7.62marksman, Tribsa 56, Eluvial, robmoto, HippyProspecting, goody2shoes, dirtyharry, maxwell4, Anolphart, rockdev, Sandta, Trash, TTKooAu, numpty, limpalot, Heatho, Dolphin, Brother, WalkaboutOz, Ship of fools, navieko, 20xwater

#2439

Jazz
Member
Joined: 31 March 2019
Posts: 29
Member
15 April 2019 06:38 pm

Jesus wept! I think I'll pack up and take up knitting tongue

Last edited by Jazz (15 April 2019 06:38 pm)

3 users like this post: jamiealdridge, RM Outback, WalkaboutOz

#2440

Mackka
Member
From: Brisbane
Joined: 18 February 2014
Posts: 4,213
Member
15 April 2019 08:07 pm

Jazz I think that is a great idea!
Mackka

1 user likes this post: Jazz

#2441

Broken
Newbie
Joined: 28 February 2019
Posts: 4
Newbie
15 April 2019 08:47 pm

jamiealdridge wrote:

Few hours just panning - most pickers I’ve ever found in one session.

Bloody nice, what area were u lucky enough to find that in? Just out of curiosity.

1 user likes this post: Jazz

#2442

jamiealdridge
Member
Joined: 09 May 2014
Posts: 77
Member
15 April 2019 09:45 pm

Broken wrote:
jamiealdridge wrote:

Few hours just panning - most pickers I’ve ever found in one session.

Bloody nice, what area were u lucky enough to find that in? Just out of curiosity.

Victoria

6 users like this post: aussiefarmer, RM Outback, Tathradj, Sandta, BoydWilliam, Rambling rude

#2443

Gunter
Member
Joined: 31 July 2013
Posts: 235
Member
16 April 2019 10:15 am

Mate

Every time you display a pan like that , I find myself wondering..... why are you still working ????


xterra 705, gpx 4500 , and all the panning gear needed for early retirement !
Just show me the map !

2 users like this post: Jazz, jamiealdridge

#2444

jamiealdridge
Member
Joined: 09 May 2014
Posts: 77
Member
16 April 2019 07:40 pm

Total for two days - probably 6 hours total panning time

1555403963_6008137b-7132-4441-b039-a37c274c63b2.jpg

31 users like this post: 7.62marksman, nucopia, goody2shoes, Mackka, Poida, Sandta, HippyProspecting, Rockhunter62, aussiefarmer, Eldorado, Heatho, Trash, maxwell4, TTKooAu, numpty, limpalot, Rambling rude, 87 Hilux, AUaddict, Chuky boy, Dolphin, Anolphart, Diggerman60, Jimmygub, dirtyharry, Brother, RM Outback, WalkaboutOz, Ship of fools, navieko, 20xwater

#2445

HippyProspecting
Member
Joined: 18 February 2018
Posts: 660
Member
16 April 2019 08:19 pm

Damn Jamie

Your going to need a donkey to pack out all your gold if you keep having days like that pickshovel goldpan gold-nugget inlove

Last edited by HippyProspecting (16 April 2019 08:23 pm)


If you can't convince them, confuse them

2 users like this post: jamiealdridge, goody2shoes

#2446

Jazz
Member
Joined: 31 March 2019
Posts: 29
Member
16 April 2019 10:07 pm

Solid effort as always Jamie!

Heading out for a big day tomorrow back at that spot I found during the week. Hopeful of going ok (for my beninner standards). Will keep you posted.

2 users like this post: jamiealdridge, goody2shoes

#2447

goldtrapper
Member
Joined: 26 September 2018
Posts: 323
Member
16 April 2019 11:10 pm

Broken wrote:
jamiealdridge wrote:

Few hours just panning - most pickers I’ve ever found in one session.

Bloody nice, what area were u lucky enough to find that in? Just out of curiosity.

You couldn't supply a grid reference could ya??? Just wondering. cry

4 users like this post: Mackka, goody2shoes, aussiefarmer, TTKooAu

#2448

Jazz
Member
Joined: 31 March 2019
Posts: 29
Member
20 April 2019 03:34 pm

Slowly starting to add up. Grand total of 0.05 grams so far.

flqL2L6.jpg

26 users like this post: Mackka, Smoky bandit, Eluvial, limpalot, aussiefarmer, Diggerman60, TheMediocritist, Patrick1, 87 Hilux, jamiealdridge, Heatho, AUaddict, maxwell4, 7.62marksman, Chuky boy, goody2shoes, Dolphin, HippyProspecting, MegsyB007, Eldorado, TTKooAu, Friday13, Brother, RM Outback, WalkaboutOz, Ship of fools

#2449

Dolphin
Member
From: Eden NSW
Joined: 06 November 2016
Posts: 110
Member
26 April 2019 07:04 am

Was good to finally get out again for a days panning.The bigger piece at the top weighed one gram.1556222585_20190422_114609.jpg

Last edited by Dolphin (26 April 2019 07:14 am)


GP Extreme, Z 7000. Several DIY Highbankers,various panning and crevassing tools. "In the midst of chaos,there is also opportunity."
"One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it's worth watching."

25 users like this post: 7.62marksman, StoneTheCrows, Mackka, Heatho, jamiealdridge, diggit, Rockhunter62, goody2shoes, Eluvial, Trash, maxwell4, HippyProspecting, MegsyB007, Eldorado, Chewy, TTKooAu, numpty, Friday13, Diggerman60, Jimmygub, Jazz, Brother, RM Outback, WalkaboutOz, Ship of fools

#2450

Bluecurrant
Member
From: Woolgoolga , NSW
Joined: 12 March 2017
Posts: 381
Member
19 May 2019 08:27 pm

Funnily I have 4wd again. Ye ha ! So of i went for a long trip to the little nymboida for a couple of hours, 1558257767_rps20190519_192230_176.jpg here's some pics of the drive out 1558257879_rps20190519_192414_758.jpg1558257915_rps20190519_192502_792.jpg


Sdc 2300, Garret super sluice pan.

10 users like this post: 7.62marksman, goody2shoes, Chewy, Heatho, Diggerman60, RM Outback, 87 Hilux, WalkaboutOz, Ship of fools, Gunna

Contact Us - Privacy Policy - Terms Of Service

View Desktop Site

Top