Just Dripping with Gold


By Peter McCluskey

I’ve detected with enough people to know that your attitude and persistence is what gets you gold. And usually, just when you’re about to throw in the towel and look for a new hobby, someone comes back with a big grin on their face and says, ‘What do you think of this!’ and drops a big, shiny nugget in your hand.

Keep at it and one day it’ll be you who’s doing the grinning. Sure, you might have to wait. It could take years but then we’ve all read about those blokes who find a big one first time out. You just never know.

I have seen literally dozens of five to seven ounce nuggets come to light so I’d thought I’d share a few moments with readers and hopefully inspire a few to get out there and give it one more crack. If you stick at detecting with a passion, you will find reasonable size gold.

The full article can be found in the July 2011 issue of Gold Gem and Treasure. Subscribe now.

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