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Sandbagger

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What scales for weighing gold?
« on: January 11, 2019, 03:45:08 PM »
New to this.

How do you go about weighing gold? What sort of scales? Where would a beginner get reasonable scales?

How much gold would you amass before taking it to a dealer? Also, I know nothing about dealers and what to do with future finds.

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Re: What scales for weighing gold?
« Reply #1 on: January 11, 2019, 04:33:26 PM »
There are plenty of digital scales available on ebay for $11 to $15. Some of these will weigh up to 500gms. Anything bigger than that .... ohh bugger, I don't want to even think about it.

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Re: What scales for weighing gold?
« Reply #2 on: January 11, 2019, 11:47:08 PM »
Thanks mate. I bought one on ebay today.

As for the other questions....?

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Re: What scales for weighing gold?
« Reply #3 on: January 12, 2019, 09:23:12 AM »
Not sure about who you would go to, don't go to the dealers that come to shopping centres buying scrap gold, a jeweller will normally do a better deal!
Common sense isn't exactly common

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Re: What scales for weighing gold?
« Reply #4 on: January 12, 2019, 05:06:20 PM »

Sandbagger if you are talking specimens rather than estate gold from auctions or wherever, specimens are usually worth more than just the weight value. If you have pure nuggets, no matter how small, I suggest you try ebay.com rather than just the aussie ebay. Set your minimum price as the weight value. If tiny specimens group a few together. If that is the case let us know how you go.


You may also find useful information on this forum:


http://golddetecting.forumotion.net/

 




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Re: What scales for weighing gold?
« Reply #5 on: January 12, 2019, 05:07:30 PM »



http://golddetecting.forumotion.net/




« Last Edit: January 13, 2019, 10:19:51 AM by Aussie Sapphire »

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Re: What scales for weighing gold?
« Reply #6 on: January 13, 2019, 11:41:38 PM »
Thanks @Bucket and @Harryopal. Good advice.

Cheers.

Baz.

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