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WILLIAM HALL updated review for GOLD QUEST

WILLIAM HALL posted a new set of directions: Mr. Courtnier is correct, nope

1 month ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Question on new claims book

I'm not Kevin but maybe I can help, You should have received a membership card and a prospecting permit. Mine is all one piece of paper with both ca...

1 month ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: gold rush expeditions

Could be legit... That being said, do the homework and research and pay a third party nothing LR2000 is a good place to start looking for claims in ...

1 month ago

WILLIAM HALL updated review for GOLD QUEST

WILLIAM HALL posted a new set of directions: Mr. Courtnier is correct

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALL updated review for GOLD QUEST

WILLIAM HALL posted a new set of directions: Mr. Courtnier is correct

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: club claims and or your own?

thts the main reason I joined GPAA, avoid the involvement of claim ownership and the fact that I can visit many claims and not stuck on one and your...

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Phone GPS in the field

Arthur, Good common sense is a super human power these days Not everyone has it it seems Bill

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: panning material

Welcome H Schertz, Look back in the forums some time back, there was a lengthy conversation on your exact question. Scott has some good suggestion...

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Phone GPS in the field

I'm with John, I'll keep my old school gear Like the TV commercial, I'm in the Flintstone lane Bill

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: vehicle recommended for prospecting

Excellent advise Arthur I would add, another vehicle if your heading out to the back country Really all one needs is a sturdy, well maintained veh...

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Gold Hog Multi Sluice

Brad, A suggestion, try to hit a gold show if able, get a side by side demonstration. Let those that sell them tell you about their product, tell ...

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Prospecting near Yellowstone park.

Ken, It may be a long process to gather the info, be patient but diligent Thanks for going down that "road" Uranium/missile sites would be a go...

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Prospecting near Yellowstone park.

Dont believe everything you are told, even by forest circus peoples Research and verify with your own two eyeballs The USgov bought back most of the...

2 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Leveling the Keene 2" Gold Buddy Dredge

Thomas, Two things jump out to me in your post, this is just my opinion (my wife reminds me what thats worth) 5 gal cons on a 2" dredge is to much...

3 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: New and looking for advice

Welcome Lloyd, Not knowing water flows I would at least classify to 1/8", do you expect to see nuggets 1/8", maybe smaller The more time you clas...

3 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Leveling the Keene 2" Gold Buddy Dredge

Very important as Jeff points out Dont let the back of the sluice box get below the surface of the water Back that material up real quick, maybe sin...

3 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Length of Classifier plate

Thomas, If the plate is too long, water flow becomes an issue, or lack there of Not enough flow to keep the lower section moving as well as the up...

3 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Greeting from Dallas

Welcome Christopher, Dont spend to much on equipments just yet Figure out what works best for your operations Weather that be dredging, sluicing,...

3 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: gold bullion

Not sure I know what I'm talking about but... It is may understanding, that if said gold is not a known mint (gov) that minted the coin it will nee...

3 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: 1.5" Lay flat hose.

Christine, High PSI and volume for a 3" , shorter 3" = better suction, less pump Sounds like you have a nice setup I have never used a "power noz...

3 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: using a claim

Keep in mind, knowing where you are, is the responsibility of the person in the creeks and woods Making every effort to be in the right area/claim ...

3 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: 1.5" Lay flat hose.

Christine, If you dont mind, please describe your dredge set up equipment wise. Horse power motor, pump size, intake and discharge size Land b...

3 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Need some advice.

I would suggest a 20' - 25' suction hose would be your best bet If operations permit. Cut it in half and put half away outa the weather, ready to go ...

3 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: using a claim

Been to several claims a few times Been to a few claims several times Not once have I been asked about my card Some times see people, most times do...

3 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Tom buying Garden Soil and finding gold in it

Welcom John, GOLD FEVER was the show No idea what episode filmed in SoCal He even finds gold in the cement crevices in the Los ...

3 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Bad Prospecting Ethics

Goes against everything (most) of us miners stand for Very disrespectful and lowdown laziness Bill

3 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Spam in PM's

None to me, Must be you high level guys...

4 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: High Sierra Gold

Jeff, I'm curious, Would you define "high Sierra" Not so much where, but elevation Bill

4 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Mining claims on GPS

Brent, Great idea, lets see if we/they can make it happen Bill

4 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: I may be gone for a bit!

Benjamin, Man, thats a rough patch. God willing you will make it through God's speed Benjamin... Bill

4 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: How to post photos?

Beautiful shot

4 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Same Claim 2 Owners 2 Names?

Dennis, Find yourself a copy of "Location and Validity of mining claims" and "Location and Patenting of mining claims and Mill sites in California...

4 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Same Claim 2 Owners 2 Names?

It's not uncommon to have more than one name, and in some cases several names. I believe one name = 30 acre claim, more names more acres if avalible ...

4 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: No Claim Markers?

Sorry for the interruption in the regular broadcast... In California In the pak in your person considered concealed carry Although, some argue a ...

4 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: No Claim Markers?

Yeah, this thread has been hijacked, but good conversation. Encountered a Wildlife/game warden at one of my favorite area's I approached him very ...

4 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Newbie here, what’s in my pan?

Welcome Demitry, Without seeing the piece, I will take two guess's Lead, usually very flat or a ball that once was part of a shotgun shell Eas...

4 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: No Claim Markers?

Leo, That is an excellent question that I do not have an answer for. I do know peoples that do and I will be inquiring Knowing law enforcement, t...

4 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Need Clarification

Depends on where you are in the world. Bill

5 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: opinions of access to claims

Unless you are prepared... Another 4X4 with you Shovels, straps, high lift jacks, ect. 4WD just gets you deeper in trouble My stock 4WD, no l...

5 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Sluice advice please

Justin, That is a big sluice for that size of creek, unless I missed something I would dought you would have enough water/flow for the riffles to ...

5 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: His & His #1, #2

Welcome Bill, Go to the online claims guide, put in his & his, that brings up the info for that claim, notice the GPS cords that appear half page d...

5 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: gpaa / ldma

Welcome Lili, You do not need to be a member to camp on a claim in the national forests. You do need to be a member to camp at LDMA sites ( I be...

5 months ago

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: 1st ever live claim dig yields GOLD!!

BITTEN = INFECTED

6/11/2018

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Snake Season again, be careful!

MOTHER HUBBARD.... WOW That does not look like ANY fun Just glad you survived to show n tell the story What is the time line for a seru...

6/8/2018

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Claim Maps

Those that you see in the MG are topography (topo) maps put out usually by dept. of interior/BLM in the state of interest. Every one should carry BLM...

6/7/2018

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: New member, help with claims/places to go in central California

Hey good to see you made it out. Any day out is better than work anytime That is one claim I have not been JFM. Sometimes just finding the claim is h...

6/6/2018

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: New member, help with claims/places to go in central California

Hey welcome fellow gold seekers, Robert, check out all of the claims in your back yard. You could go after work, depending where you work LOL Yo...

6/5/2018

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: New to the Forum and Hobby

Welcome John, The gold is out there, ya just gotta get it... Used to be easier when we could dredge, thats how I got the gold to have a ring made ...

6/4/2018

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Tips from a newbie to other newbies

Don, Welcome to the gold fever club. Those are some really good insights to being out mining You will learn something new every time your out ...

5/21/2018

WILLIAM HALLreplied to: RE: Private Gpaa properties???

Google knows all If it's on the interweb it's gotta be true... Kinda sounds like a pay to play place and not a claim, I have no intel, this is just ...

5/1/2018