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WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Setup for starting out

Welcome Randy, Sounds like you have enough equipment to get you started. Maybe a pan or three. No way for us to tell you what equipment you nee...

3 days ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Quartz vein

Welcome Dave, Do not go there and start banging on this UNTIL you have done the research Arthur lays out. Not doing so could put you in serious tr...

1 week ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: US or State by State map

Edward Welcome, Maps that meet your requirements do exist, I have seen them in local to the area's book stores I'm sure they are on line somewhe...

2 weeks ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Trip to Little Miami

Bill, Fair amount, any looks good My guess is an acorn Bill

2 weeks ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: What scale do you like and why

Thomas, No weights as Wayne explained. I do not take the scale into the field, it is set up and stays home Set up with the empty cup, sometimes a...

3 weeks ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Home made Gold Cube

My guess is, all of us have started out mining about the same. More time and energy than $$$ Over time that seems to change along with more educatio...

3 weeks ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: What scale do you like and why

I use an old school balance beam scale that is used for ammunition reloading. It graduates into grains which is easily converted into grams. No AC p...

3 weeks ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Screen a foot valve

Depending on the state your in, you may be required to add screen due to size openings. Either Oregon or Washington state (not sure which one) has a ...

1 month ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: observations

Kenny, You will be blessed more ways than you will know Get out there Bill

1 month ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Some SC Gold

Ken Welcome, This thread is over three years old. You would be better served, better responses starting a new thread asking your question in the m...

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: 7 day trip for 2 to Roaring Camp

Saturday nights BBQ is worth close to that. this would make a great gift at a great price. Sorry you cant use it yourself Bill

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Rye Patch, NV Claims Higrading

Bump

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: New member

Welcome Tom to the wonderful world of color, gold color Sorry, no info on Calvert Cliffs If you make NorCal drop me a note Bill

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Rye Patch, NV Claims Higrading

Admin, Would it be possible to pin this topic at the top ? Hoping others will read and understand. Leo, No GPAA claims in the Rye Patch area, ...

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Negativity in forums

Amen Brian, I dont get it sometimes. A person spends $$$ to join and then complain about no gold, costs to much, directions arent right, no signs ...

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: New member gpaa

Welcome Brian

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: New GPAA Member, My quick story

Welcome Shane, After you have checked out the GPAA claims in your area, jump over to golddredgerdotcom The fellow that runs that board is in the D...

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Rye Patch, NV Mining Claim Higrading

I would suggest posting this in the greenhorn section and have it pinned there for all to hopefully read and understand. I know most wont.... Or a...

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: 3" dredge water

What type of dredge set up are you using ? Suction nozzle, jet log with/without flair, or something other ? Pics would be helpful. Something I was ...

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: I am a new member. Need advice

Who the hell is Mr. Hall ? LOL Please call me Bill, Although I have been called worse I dont MD. I also wont recommend any claim to MD, becaus...

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: 3" dredge water

You very well could be blowin out gold. Your set up (motor/pump) may be to large for a 3" depending on your sluice . Not sure of the HP of a gx200. K...

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: I am a new member. Need advice

There is "good" gold in NorCal, getting to it can be a chore. ( Is there any bad gold ? ) Time will allow you to check out claims and spend a li...

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Cube

Arthur, Just your luck, look down in the for sale section, one for sale. Bill

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: observations

I have a couple of favorite claims I frequent, and have picked up trash, mostly beer bottles, water bottles and such. I, as many others do, carry pla...

3 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: observations

Dave, Welcome. Hmmm, you mean to say there are no claim fairies ? "Someone" should do something Bill

3 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Keene P90 pump

And with the 180 mated to a 6.5hp motor, if you ever decided to move up to a 4", your set to go Bill

3 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Knudsen bowl concentrator?

At least two YouTube vids that explain how the thing works using a cut away Knelson bowl to see what it's doing, as well as other vids on this equipme...

3 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: High banker build just became a longtom

Robert, If your losing gold, I would suggest slowing the water flow or flatten out the box some or a combination of both. Give that small stuff a ...

3 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: New to the metal detecting game and can't find anything, please help!

Frank, Welcome. I dont detect but would offer this advise....get out of California, or at least as Leo suggests, hit the high desert. In the more...

3 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Knudsen bowl concentrator?

Sorry, thought it was a wheel Learn something new today LOL Jump over to golddredgerdotcom, ask the question there A member used to own a prospe...

4 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Knudsen bowl concentrator?

Neither the top nor the bottom, your finger "should" end at the middle hole where the heavies would drop through into a catch cup Bill

4 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: newbee looking for others

Welcome Jesse, Easy on the enter button, your gonna wear that thing out Patience with this website, she can be slow at times. Bill

4 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Coarse gold found

Welcome Brian, two types of gold placer, that found on/in the ground/gravels hard rock, gold that has not been liberated from quartz rock. Drilli...

4 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: New Oregon member

Welcome Mathew, Hey Joebob Bill

4 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Greenhorn with question about Western Kansas

Welcome to the club of gooold fever Marc, Sorry, I have no intel to offer in respect to Kansas, other than that is where Dorthy and Toto were from ...

4 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: san faranda miners page

Larry, Welcome and thank you for your service to our country. You may want to let people know what part of the world and what your into as far a...

5 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: New law in CA???

AMEN, Brian

5 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: New Guy here.

Leon, Welcome Have patience, it will come The gold aint goin anywhere

5 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: New claims

Ken, I had the same problem finding a claim in the online list. What was explained to me, type in most of the claim name but not all, ie; Bessie H...

5 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Coordinate Converter Apps

Jim, Keep in mind what you view on satillite will be way different when you boots on the ground. Just sayin... Bill

5 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Crevicing in low producing areas?

Kevin, Take a few minuets and look around, try to imagine what this creek/river looks like when its raging. Imagine how the water would flow, look...

5 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Crevicing in low producing areas?

Kevin, For every five crevices you spend time on only one will have anything in it.....but ya never know Get in the "right" area and every crevice...

5 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: ---------}》> GPAA CLAIMS DIRECTORY <《{----------

I believe I saw somewhere of 40000 + members in GPAA I would bet less than a few % of members come to this site. Believing this site see's 40000 diff...

5 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Something not to do!

Benjamin, Your mining partner is lucky you were there when this all started and knew what to do. Well done Bill

5 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: inexpensive breathing system

Two things to know, 1- As stated above, humans do not have the lung capacity to pull air any further than a snorkel length 2- Do not use a oiled air...

7/19/2017

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Where to sell gold???

Know what you have weight and carat wise before you talk to anyone It's good to know what spot price is. Unless you tons T, don't expect a quote of ...

7/19/2017

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: New To GPAA

Welcome Zach, Sorry I don't have intel on the area's of interest I know your excited to get started, but wait for your kit to come and check out...

7/19/2017

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: must haves vs helpful

All my gear in a back pack, sluice, pans, sieves, crevice and hand tools spotting scope, gloves. Not in the pack, buckets, 4 prong rack, hand dredges...

7/14/2017

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Continuing education

Randy, Welcome Try local community college. Online courses through a community college. Bill

7/11/2017

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Best Producing Family Friendly Claim

David, Welcome. Just to be clear, what state are you looking in to going ? Bill

6/25/2017