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39 Replies and 55932 Views New Items    55932  39 Started by  paullouly
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Feel free to add any of your essential tool(s) list that you think we should carry in the store. We are looking to beef up our inventory and get everyone more of the tools and products they need to bring home the gold!
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by  Chris TerryJump to last post
21 Sep 2018 11:09 AM
13 Replies and 642 Views Moving From Casual Mining to Small Mining  642  13 Started by  stevesgolfer@outlook.com Hello fellow prospectors. I am starting this topic in hopes of soliciting help with our claim transitioning from casual minor to small scale mining. My partner and I own the Placer Pete claim in San Bernardino California, located on BLM property. In order for us to transition to a small-scale mining operation, we need to work through the BLM process of getting an approved plan of operation. Our particular difficulty focuses on the area of the need to conduct an environmental assessment. BLM ...
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by  Christopher SatkowskiJump to last post
03 Aug 2020 06:10 PM
2 Replies and 627 Views Gold Prospecting  627  2 Started by  mulubishaj@gmail.com I am new to this forum but I have been reading a lot of what people have been posting. I have learnt a lot. I own a small company and we managed to acquire 2400 acres of land. Long story short, we have been finding rocks and geological deposits that point to the presence of gold and other mineral deposits in the land. I have collected samples and taken pictures of rocks, soil, land scape and I am hoping someone could look at them and help point me in the right direction.
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by  Joe MulubishaJump to last post
02 Aug 2020 05:17 PM
3 Replies and 571 Views The gold was Supposed to be there according to the indicators.  571  3 Started by  guy@guydewhitney.org I just got back. A spot too far downstream from a gold source can have virtually all of the nice indicator rocks and amazing looking gravel bars and still not have an appreciable amount of gold because gold is 5 times heavier than anything else in the river except platinum. So there will be a bottom edge of nice prospects that fail to pan out If you have found wonderful indicators but little or no gold it would be well to work further and further upstream. Unless you reach a point where the i...
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by  Joe MulubishaJump to last post
02 Aug 2020 02:14 PM
0 Replies and 53 Views Gallows Harbor $1M cache  53  0 Started by  frankn1937@hotmail.com Famed Treasure Hunter Hides Multi-Million Dollar Treasure Treasure Hidden in the Appalachian Mountains , along the west branch of the Susquhana River. DuBois, Pa. 31 July 2020 H.Charles Beil has hidden a multi-million dollar treasure weighing nearly a half ton in the Appalachian Mountains. The treasure consists of six large brass chests, crystal skull signed by actor Dan Akroyd and six smaller chests filled with gold, silver, precious gems, coins, pewter, jewelry, historical items and cust...
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01 Aug 2020 12:26 PM
0 Replies and 18 Views Gallows Harbor $1M cache  18  0 Started by  frankn1937@hotmail.com Famed Treasure Hunter Hides Multi-Million Dollar Treasure Treasure Hidden in the Appalachian Mountains , along the west branch of the Susquhana River. DuBois, Pa. 31 July 2020 H.Charles Beil has hidden a multi-million dollar treasure weighing nearly a half ton in the Appalachian Mountains. The treasure consists of six large brass chests, crystal skull signed by actor Dan Akroyd and six smaller chests filled with gold, silver, precious gems, coins, pewter, jewelry, historical items and cust...
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01 Aug 2020 12:26 PM
0 Replies and 13 Views Gallows Harbor $1M cache  13  0 Started by  frankn1937@hotmail.com Famed Treasure Hunter Hides Multi-Million Dollar Treasure Treasure Hidden in the Appalachian Mountains , along the west branch of the Susquhana River. DuBois, Pa. 31 July 2020 H.Charles Beil has hidden a multi-million dollar treasure weighing nearly a half ton in the Appalachian Mountains. The treasure consists of six large brass chests, crystal skull signed by actor Dan Akroyd and six smaller chests filled with gold, silver, precious gems, coins, pewter, jewelry, historical items and cust...
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01 Aug 2020 12:26 PM
0 Replies and 22 Views Gallows Harbor $1M cache  22  0 Started by  frankn1937@hotmail.com Famed Treasure Hunter Hides Multi-Million Dollar Treasure Treasure Hidden in the Appalachian Mountains , along the west branch of the Susquhana River. DuBois, Pa. 31 July 2020 H.Charles Beil has hidden a multi-million dollar treasure weighing nearly a half ton in the Appalachian Mountains. The treasure consists of six large brass chests, crystal skull signed by actor Dan Akroyd and six smaller chests filled with gold, silver, precious gems, coins, pewter, jewelry, historical items and cust...
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01 Aug 2020 12:26 PM
7 Replies and 4121 Views Breaking up caliche  4121  7 Started by  matthew.n.edwards.2@gmail.com Hello everyone, I wanted to see what the group might recommend for breaking up caliche prior to running it through a drywasher. I was hoping for some tips that would not require purchasing large/heavy/expensive equipment. I am mostly looking for methods that would be better suited for a hike in trip.   Thanks in advance, Matt
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by  RUSSELL EVELYNJump to last post
27 Jul 2020 07:37 PM
8 Replies and 864 Views what happened to the TOUGH NUT CLAIM?  864  8 Started by  jo.don2@verizon.net I NO LONGER SEE THE TOUGH NUT CLAIM IN THE BIG BEAR AREA ONLINE IN THE CLAIMS GUIDE ANYONE KNOW WHAT HAPPEND TO THAT CLAIM DO WE STILL HAVE ACCESS
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by  RUSSELL EVELYNJump to last post
27 Jul 2020 07:29 PM
4 Replies and 6536 Views LDMA MEMBER SELLING MEMBERSHIP - GREAT DEAL  6536  4 Started by  ncdottie@gmail.com Hello to all you would be LDMA Members.  I have owned my membership for many years and I have a totally transferable membership that I would like to sell at this point in my old age.  I have contacted GPAA as to how to go about this.  First I start by posting the offer.  You are lucky!  My old membership contract says that I can sell and transfer my membership for $50.  See, I told you it was an old one.  Current transfer pricing is $150 or more depending on th...
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by  EDWARD NELSONJump to last post
22 Jul 2020 02:04 PM
1 Replies and 269 Views GMT  269  1 Started by  pyrography10178@yahoo.com I recently purchased a Whites GMT. It came with the 6'x9' Double D coil and a 8'x14' Sierra Gold Max coil. I took it out to the gpaa claims in the Morristown area. Towards the end of my testing and it was getting hot. I put the big coil on. I got up on this hill overlooking a wash and started detecting. I got this positive zip zip sound. I scraped the loose gravel with my boot and still got a good signal. I scraped down another 2-2 1/2' and found a .04 gram flake of lead. I wish now I had starte...
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by  ROBERT MARTINEZJump to last post
05 Jul 2020 04:36 PM
13 Replies and 13035 Views maps of LDMA claims  13035  13 Started by  mrbillwej Are there any maps of the LDMA claims If yes, where can I obtain copies, if no, Why NOT I am a life member and I noticed that the LDMA handbook only has locations, but no site maps of the claims.  I would also like to see the LDMA acquire more claims in the Southern Gold Belt. Any help will be appreciated, Bill-
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by  Thomas ChambersJump to last post
02 Jul 2020 06:57 PM
7 Replies and 1999 Views Blue Bowl: Thoughts if their worth the time & money?  1999  7 Started by  svrebel94@yahoo.com Hi, I have a magic spiral pan but it takes up room when packing on an atv for the weekend. Looking for comments on if the 'Blue Bowl' is a tool that would work well in the back country. Look forward to your thoughts and comments. Jeremiah
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by  Terry CravensJump to last post
22 Jun 2020 10:00 PM
8 Replies and 10308 Views Gold Bug Pro  10308  8 Started by  worldavi@gate.net Just wondering if anyone that owns one of these ever had a problem as I did this weekend with mine. I was out in the fields Northern Nevada this weekend, battery was full, no power lines around anywhere and the machine just started going erratic, making a stuttering, spitting sound. Even after I shut it off and turned back on it just resumed acting crazy. It was doing this even with the coil off the ground 2 feet. So I quit using it, and about hour later I tried it again and it was fine. I can s...
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by  Leo LorenzJump to last post
22 May 2020 04:50 PM
5 Replies and 557 Views trash pumps on dredge.  557  5 Started by  randy82271@gmail.com i have a 3 inch xtreme trash pump 7 hp. walmart special. it puts out around 18000 gph on 3 inch. Atleast what it says. I was running sized down to 2 inch. But i bought the piglet flare and now run it as 1.5 with a 2 inch intake needless to say bare idle is almost to much. i dont know the psi guessing around 50 or 60 sized down like that. but can blow water 4 ft above the box if crank it up. I hate to do away with the pump it starts first pull and self primes most the time. but is heav...
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by  William HallJump to last post
01 May 2020 01:55 PM
5 Replies and 568 Views Newbie Question  568  5 Started by  Andrea.leigh01@gmail.com So to introduce myself, my husband and I just moved to the central valley from the southern coast of California. In our search for things to do we've started gold panning and recently sluicing. Have talked to the guys in Jamestown and have gone out on fee based trips, watched lots of youtube, to get the hang of things and seem to be doing ok at it.... so thought we'd join this and see what else we can learn. We have kids and were looking into purchasing land to 'relax' on and not necessaril...
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by  William HallJump to last post
23 Apr 2020 08:17 PM
4 Replies and 488 Views Finding claims  488  4 Started by  Joshuar90@yahoo.com So this winter I have learned to navigate the lr2000 got use to it. And also my land matters and some other google earth add ones they are okay. so far the one thing I need feel like I need help with is learning more plss. And where do I go to find a active claim boundarie there are a few claims I have seen where sw and se was all active but noting in the north any one got any tips for me
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by  Joshua RenteriaJump to last post
23 Apr 2020 12:16 AM
4 Replies and 707 Views puffer vs drywasher  707  4 Started by  TheRoamingRaven@gmail.com This summer I am looking for a project for my grandchildren and me to build. I found the DIY vintage plans for a depression-era puffer. This looks fun to build. My question is how does it compare to an actual drywasher in gold recovery After we build the puffer, should I purchase a drywasher to show the kids what it is really supposed to do Thanks for the in-put.
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by  JONATHAN RAYJump to last post
14 Apr 2020 06:45 PM
0 Replies and 475 Views AMRA CLAIMS  475  0 Started by  eprod8080@yahoo.com What AMRA claims are part of GPAA in California I read an article discussing AMRA donating claims to GPAA. Wondering what claims those might be and if they are listed in the book Thank you Erik
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09 Apr 2020 03:34 PM
0 Replies and 295 Views Pocket Gold  295  0 Started by  smithsgold@aol.com https://youtu.be/L4bSfxe3Ht8 See The Famous Two Toe's Lost Treasure Nugget !!!!! The Two Minute video playlist all video's in the list are about Two Minute's long. https://www.youtube.com/playlistlist=PLITO-Lvd0-ZusOWNTv1U-YOUUyuWI12Zb Thanks, Jeff https://youtu.be/L4bSfxe3Ht8
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23 Mar 2020 01:10 PM
23 Replies and 28198 Views FALCON MD 20  28198  23 Started by  garyschwall@yahoo.com Just got the falcon md 20 to find gold with any tips are fine tuning would be great had some old battery's in it and started acting eratic so I will be putting some new 9 volts in and I am going to do the o ring behind both knobs  you think they would put a better cable on it well give me all the good tricks thanks,
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by  ROBERT MARTINEZJump to last post
21 Mar 2020 10:26 PM
107 Replies and 90113 Views CRAPY CLAMES NO GOLD BUT ALLWAS GET THE BILL  90113  107 Started by  freedoggood@yahoo.com
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BIN TO OVER 40 GPAA CLAMS IN THE CLAMS BOOK AND 8 LDMA  OVER WORKED AND CRAPPY GOLD OK FOR CAMPING BUT AS FAR AS FOR GOLD YA RIGHT AND AS FOR THE MINING GUILD   NEVER GOT A NEW ONE FOR MORE THAN 10 YEARS NOW BUT ALL-WAY GET THE BILL
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by  Christopher CrownhartJump to last post
19 Mar 2020 08:44 PM
4 Replies and 422 Views Equipment for hard to reach planes  422  4 Started by  Joshuar90@yahoo.com I found a creek that is hard to get too and open for claims I’m hoping to get out in a few weeks to do some samples to see if it’s worth claiming. The drive Requires requires four-wheel-drive that’s okay. The hard part is I need to go A half of a mile down stream to the creek then another half a mile to get To the blm land in a box canyon if this area checks out what equipment would you suggest I have a few months to think what to do looking for ideas better then mine.
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by  William HallJump to last post
12 Mar 2020 07:07 PM
5 Replies and 1272 Views Gold cube water recirculating set up  1272  5 Started by  Joshuar90@yahoo.com Looking for some ideas/ other peoples set up for the cube just got one this summer
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by  Lee JohnsonJump to last post
15 Feb 2020 09:33 PM
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