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12 Replies and 53264 Views Drones?  53264  12 Started by  tpleibel So this is one of those brain farts you have when you are wide awake at 3 am. But with personal drones and little cameras coming way down in price. Has anyone used one to prospect I would think in steep terrain it would come in handy to follow veins of Quartz or prospect terrain before making a steep climb.
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by  Joseph GonzalesJump to last post
18 Oct 2018 04:32 PM
1 Replies and 14360 Views geology question  14360  1 Started by  ScottSn3 Here in Colorado the old mine dumps have areas of yellow dirt like material. What is it called This is some very soft material with some small stones.  Would this be very hard packed before it is taken out of the mine Inquiring minds want to know.
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by  KEVIN HOAGLANDJump to last post
18 Sep 2018 12:27 PM
5 Replies and 58712 Views Lode Mining  58712  5 Started by  crest25   Hi all, anyone doing any lode mining I own a lode mine and seldom see or hear anyone mining for the source.
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by  james pavliJump to last post
11 Jul 2018 04:08 PM
1 Replies and 29326 Views Oklahoma - Canadian River  29326  1 Started by Has anyone prospected the Canadian River in Central Oklahoma between Purcell and Calvin
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by  BENNETT HELGERSONJump to last post
15 May 2018 10:49 AM
14 Replies and 19000 Views DRY WASHING  19000  14 Started by  whiskeyrat I think dry washing should have its own catagory.   thanks
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by  Jim LockeJump to last post
06 Mar 2018 05:11 PM
28 Replies and 135133 Views Veterans  135133  28 Started by  jloyd
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Well sense this site has nowhere else to put this .Thanks too all the veterans out there .From one disabled veterans to all veterans thanks for your service.
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by  TODD JAEGERJump to last post
05 Jan 2018 02:59 AM
4 Replies and 17100 Views looking for gold on public land outside of Spokane Wa.  17100  4 Started by Hi. My husband and I are going to Spokane to visit his brother this weekend. I will be on my own that Saturday and want to find a place to detect or pan/sluice. Does anyone have any information on where I can go. Do not want to be on any ones claim. Have great GPS so know if on private or public. Thank you. Appreciate it.  
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by  GARY THURSTONJump to last post
12 Oct 2017 08:31 AM
5 Replies and 4827 Views First use of my trommel creekside this weekend!  4827  5 Started by  voodoo Going to get a chance to use my 12' Chris (from Crisson Gold Mine) Designed Water powered trommel.  You can see them on    search water powered trommel       During bench testing at a pond near my house, I was able to recover coarse, flake and flour with ease.  Re-panned my cons and found quite a bit of flypoop gold as well.   I cannot wait to actually run this creekside, sampling some promising areas. I will post up result...
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by  joseph LoydJump to last post
20 Apr 2017 12:11 PM
9 Replies and 6344 Views Claim sellers  6344  9 Started by  Mcromano20 Has anyone bought any claims from any of the sellers currently online  I have bought a couple, and there is the company Gold Rush Expeditions I have heard mixed things about. Their claims sure look promising... There are a lot of claims for sale, but I am wondering if anyone can give me some insight on the more frequent sellers.  Any help or advice is much appreciated.
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by  Rick D. WilliamsJump to last post
22 Oct 2016 06:19 PM
6 Replies and 14026 Views Sniping for gold  14026  6 Started by  Stealthbobber06 I am very interested in doing this. Anyone have advice, pics
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by  ADAM ANDREWSJump to last post
14 Oct 2016 12:56 PM
10 Replies and 15236 Views LDMA property  15236  10 Started by  Mfrank3852 I was just wondering why the LDMA doesn't have a property in Alaska They could buy some land in a gold area and start a camp that people could drive to from the lower 48.i am sure it would be a primitive camp but that would sure be nice.
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by  Mary McCartyJump to last post
28 Jun 2016 02:24 PM
4 Replies and 20755 Views Will be prospecting New Mexico October  20755  4 Started by  Gold hound Want to hit the Hillsboro area. Any input on great claims in New Mexico Traveling from kc, so I'll be out of my element. Also, how extreme is the monsoon season in New Mexico & when does it start to wain
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by  JEFF MARTINJump to last post
26 Dec 2015 09:26 PM
7 Replies and 8645 Views LDMA outing schedule 2016???  8645  7 Started by  oldhdrider Not finding anything. Can someone point me to 2016 LDMA outings schedule thank you   Vince S.E. Wa. State  
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by  Paul LoulyJump to last post
13 Nov 2015 04:07 PM
18 Replies and 14085 Views ****TAILS FROM THE PAST****  14085  18 Started by  Frankn Every once in a while, while going thru my files of treasure tales, I come across a tidbit of info that just might help someone locate a rich find.   While looking for the Cassidy file I ran across anther WY tale, The Lost Cabin Creek Mine. It is a quartz lased with gold placer and surface mine near or on the Bighorn River. Here's the search area and how I narrowed it down. Get the GPS reading for the latitude of of Sheridan WY. You now have the latitude for the start of the search are...
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by  Vince EmeryJump to last post
04 Nov 2015 07:33 AM
9 Replies and 14630 Views BLM-LR 2000 Mining Claims  14630  9 Started by  rsmjr Greetings to All!   For the past three (3) days, I have been attempting to access the BLM LR 2000 Mining Claim Database without any success.   Here is the site address that I am using: which loads and eventually times out.   Does anyone have a link that works because I have been unsuccessful.   I have check my other links to various site and they work fine so is the BLM web site down   Any help or advise would be GREATLY appreciat...
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by  Vince EmeryJump to last post
04 Nov 2015 07:00 AM
1 Replies and 8894 Views Las Vegas Gold Prospecting  8894  1 Started by  HappyGoldLucky Hey I am looking for others in Las Vegas or surrounding area that want to join our gold prospecting group that goes out a few times every spring. Let me know if you're interesting in finding some gold with us and I can get ya all the details!
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by  GEORGE PERRONEJump to last post
02 Nov 2015 07:40 PM
0 Replies and 4602 Views Shaker Table  4602  0 Started by  nicoradv Has anyone used a shaker table priced less than 2,500 that works well with very fine flour gold I am looking for one... Maybe something like this
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23 Aug 2015 07:35 AM
0 Replies and 4073 Views Yellow frogs not dead due to miners .  4073  0 Started by  jloyd        y es they do want to shut off mining in the area they are in .This article shows that we as miners are not the problem .It comes from the shipment from salamander from forien countries.  
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31 Jul 2015 07:05 PM
0 Replies and 6862 Views 14 Summit Mining Trommel  6862  0 Started by  chakrazoo Have had our new 14' summit mining trommel out and we noticed every time we run material the area under punch plate locks up/clogs with fine material.  Running a honda 2' pump and have adequate water supply.   Anyone else having same issue  Im still waiting on reply from Manuf.         Chris
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31 May 2015 09:44 PM
3 Replies and 6733 Views Amra  6733  3 Started by  robert dunn I recently join Amra and would like to know if there's a website or forum members use to communicate. I've sent in questions via their website but don't seem to get a response back. Thanks for any information.
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by  Robert DunnJump to last post
29 May 2015 06:18 PM
4 Replies and 13780 Views Right to prospect  13780  4 Started by  BoooYA316 How can I find out if I can prospect a river near where I live  .This is the location where I am thinking about setting up my trommel.
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by  ROBERT SCARBOROUGHJump to last post
06 May 2015 03:21 AM
0 Replies and 5364 Views Partnering-up!  5364  0 Started by  IZ I have some basic prospecting equipment, excellent electronic equipment for detecting on land and water & a 4x4. Located in the Sacramento area. Would like to team up with someone compatible.
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25 Oct 2014 03:07 PM
0 Replies and 5619 Views TV STAR / NOT!!!!!!!  5619  0 Started by  Frankn Well, I got this E Mail from Discovery. They had seen my post on finding ambergris. (whale barf) They wanted to know if I was interested in being on a team of treasure hunters that searched for ambergris. I told the producer that no one searches for ambergris. It is mostly more or less stumbled upon. I also told her that no one would be interested in watching a 77 year old who is tone deaf. I also told her that I have hunted beaches for 40 years and the piece I found was my first. Hay I of...
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