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Old 03-21-2006, 03:49 PM
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Hi guys,

Last month I went to a local Goldsmith shop and asked him a silly question : Could you make for me a miniature tarpon in pure gold that would look as real as the big ones?

The guy took it pretty bad, looked at me straight in the eyes and said : Are you challenging me? Then with a big smile, he added : Send me as many pictures as you can of the real fish, give me 2 weeks, come back to see the result and if you don't like it. You don't pay for it.

We shook hands, I sent him the pictures, and waited 2 weeks.

Well guys, it AMAIZING!!! I paid the guy right away, and when you will see the picture, you gonna understand.

check : bonestmartin blogspot (dot) com

The picture don't do it justice, hanging around your neck, it does really look like the real stuff for anybody who as ever seen a Tarpon. Just PM me and I will send you back the email address.

Regards.
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