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ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: New Oregon member

Welcome from another in the PNWet.  If you are in the Portland area, take a look at the Portland and Vancouver chapters, and if from Salem down l...

1 week ago

ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Looking for a new set of headphones.

i have a set of Whites standards, Fisher, and a new set of Technitics.  Have run them on my MXT and MX-5.  Fishers are going to get tossed (...

1 month ago

ARTHUR WAUGHcreated the topic: WANTED - 1 1/2" backpack dredge

Just like it says, need an inch and a half backpack rig.
Just filed claim on a small year-round creek.  Due to limited ability, can't get my oth...

1 month ago

ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: WHERE DO YOU RELIC HUNT???

In addition to old cottonwoods, add old poplars to that.  In our area, the MD club president calls them "homestead trees".  Also investigate...

1 month ago

ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Mining guide, inaccurate information

Two ways to do it.  You can go to the claims guide under the community tab above, pull up the claim and submit corrections, pics, etc.  You ...

1 month ago

ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: I am starting to get a fever again, GOLD FEVER that is...

Sorry to say, I don't keep up with much outside of the Oregon claims.  No idea what is happening with those areas.

1 month ago

ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: I am starting to get a fever again, GOLD FEVER that is...

Sorry to say, I don't keep up with much outside of the Oregon claims.  No idea what is happening with those areas.

1 month ago

ARTHUR WAUGHcreated the topic: Miller Table Setup Help

I just won a Jimbo's Gold Miller Table kit, including pump.  Tried contacting him through his website and have heard nothing back in a couple of ...

1 month ago

ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Something not to do!

Amen BC......The wife had the same issues, and had 4 toes taken.  Then she started getting ulcerated leg sores and never went to the doctor....af...

1 month ago

ARTHUR WAUGHcreated the topic: SW Washington Chapter

I just want to give a big THANK YOU to them for inviting us to their picnic yesterday.  Great time with another Chapter, good food and conversati...

2 months ago

ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Keeping Oregon as a dredging state

I just heard back from my state representative......The bill passed as is, so DEQ will be able to charge a $250 application fee (every 5 years as I un...

3 months ago

ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Keeping Oregon as a dredging state

You are right of course. There are two suits in progress yet. The 838 dredging moritorium suit is sitting in the 9th circuit, and there is another o...

3 months ago

ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Who is Happy to See You?

In my case it would have been a coin toss, but the life expectancy would have been better with the dog........

3 months ago

ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: An Irishman walks out of a bar

A true Irishman would only walk out only when the place was bone dry......

3 months ago

ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: New to Forum sayi,g Hello

Robert=
Welcome to the madness!  As to highbanking in OR, Need to look into DEQ's 600 permit.  If you are in Essential Salmon Habitat (ESH)...

5 months ago

ARTHUR WAUGHIs now friends with Michael Adelbert

5 months ago

    ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Possibilty of a MD/prospecting form

    I got one from a club in Florida that was drawn up by a member who is a retired lawyer.  On it's way down to you via snail mail.

    5 months ago

    ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: The greenest of greenhorns.

    Blake-  If you get to Oregon, I would be happy to have you join in a chapter outing.  We are going to be having campouts and potlucks on the...

    5 months ago

    ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Dredge Ban Alert

    I got an email this morning from a bud who said that this bill has died a deserving death.

    5 months ago

    ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Patented Mining Claim - Eureka, Colorado

    No information on it other than it sold a year and a half ago, as per the OP's edited post.

    3/22/2017

    ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: New dredge!

    If you stay with the inner tubes, work up a setup using 4 of them......2 tubes have a tendancy to turn turtle and wipe the engine.  I found a dea...

    2/18/2017

    ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Help with staking a claim

    You can also find ground that is not under federal (BLM/USFS), but that the feds still retain mineral rights.    Not too common, but it...

    2/13/2017

    ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Boise gold show

    It can be a number of factors.....attendance, vendor participation, show/venue schedules, etc.  Now that GPAA wants local chapters to pretty much...

    2/9/2017

    ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Gemstone misidentification?

    That mention of travertine triggered that there was another deposit of it 2-3 miles up 89 from the junction.  Might still have a piece of that in...

    1/29/2017

    ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Gemstone misidentification?

    Never heard of that one, but that was a looooooong time ago. That little canyon from the railroad "Y" to the highway junction is a nasty piece of rea...

    1/28/2017

    ARTHUR WAUGHcreated the topic: Possibilty of a MD/prospecting form

    As per a thread in Relic Hunting, the subject of a form for property owners and users for permission.  Would have to include some kind of liabili...

    1/17/2017

    ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: ARE YOU SUPERSTIOUS?

    Not to the point of salt, ladders, sidewalk cracks, black cats, etc.
    I do figure on ghosts, get that twitchy feeling once in awhile, and the wife had...

    1/10/2017

    ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: how do we get more proporties?

    And after a few trips on his place, and he sizes you up, venture to ask if he knows of other spots in the area.  He probably does, and can open t...

    1/6/2017

    ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Whites Surfmaster PI

    John- no experience with that unit (have the MXT and a new MX5).  Drop over to White's forum and someone there will know, and that would probably...

    1/2/2017

    ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: DO ANY OF YOUR BETTER HALFS PROSPECT?

    Bill- sounds like you married my wife's twin!!  Same thing with shooting.  She missed a perfect score on her CCW by the thickness of a quart...

    12/28/2016

    ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Here comes the NEW EPA!

    She won't have much influence, if any, over USFS, that is under the Sec. /Agriculture.  While some BLM/USFS districts try to work together, it do...

    12/13/2016

    ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: MXT/MX5

    Shane-  I live about 12 miles from the plant, so they are local.  The price on it is right at 1/2 of new, and the dealer told me it has prob...

    12/12/2016

    ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Questions about mining guide

    Might be worthwhile to give them a call and see if they have maps available.....Would be good to have them in your possession anyway.  Then you h...

    12/4/2016

    ARTHUR WAUGHcreated the topic: MXT/MX5

    I don't live where nugget shooting is really an option.  We bought an MXT several years ago and I recently joined a local detecting group.  ...

    12/4/2016

    ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Hardrock Mining in Northern Washington State

    Might check with the state minerals and geology office with the location of where you are interested.  They should have reports on file from at l...

    11/13/2016

    ARTHUR WAUGHIs now friends with Shane Edwards

    11/7/2016

      ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Entry level Metal Detectors

      GB and GB2 seem to be good machines, White's GMTseems to be another, the Tesoro Lobo and White's MXT in any of its guises are all around detectors, an...

      11/4/2016

      ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: 2" Backpack Dredge - good idea?

      The difference is mainly that the bigger units, say a 4 inch, will move way more material than say a 2 or 2 1/2 incher (on the range of 3 times). ...

      10/18/2016

      ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: 2" Backpack Dredge - good idea?

      My 2 1/2 has a 2 inch opening on the nozzle and on a 1 1/2 hour run I got through about a half yard or a little nmore of fairly loose stuff just long ...

      10/10/2016

      ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: South Carolina RIvers and Dredging?

      Not knowing how yur state is set up, try contacting the state fish and wildlife dept, state minerals/geology dept or enviornmental quality dept. One ...

      9/13/2016

      ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: The updated claim maps & listings...?

      All the Pick and Shovel issues since the last guide are on the website under the Learn tab above. Should be publishing a new guide next year sometime...

      9/9/2016

      ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Why is there such a low level of Activity on the Forums?

      The old forum was getting bad with a lot of garbage and trash, name calling, back stabbing, etc.  When they revamped it and went to no screen nam...

      9/8/2016

      ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Can you turn a Jet Ski in to a Gold Dredge?

      I would figure out a diverter valve setup so you can either use it as a jet ski, or stationary water supply for a dredge.  Mount the recovery box...

      8/21/2016

      ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Any members in or near Wallowa county Oregon

      4 around the LDMA camp.  One downriver, have not been to it.  The two adjoining about 3 miles upriver from LDMA we sampled several year...

      8/2/2016

      ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: New to me

      Got her in the water today for a tank of gas.  Got to replace the intake hose for the pump, have a small leak in the gasket between the pump halv...

      7/11/2016

      ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Water wheel dredge

      A co-worker used to spend the summer dredging in southern Oregon and would go into town once a week for supplies and such. he had a water wheel setup...

      7/4/2016

      ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: How much water to bring?

      Also bear in mind you are looking at right at 8 lbs per gallon for transport, and if you can't park near where you are working, for packing it to whe...

      7/4/2016

      ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Golden Cat claim Oregon

      Parked at the corner in the road, looked it over about 5 years ago, but didn't do any sampling.  Then went on up the road to the other claim.&nbs...

      6/28/2016

      ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: New GPAA Memer in the Inland NW!

      A lot of claims in the Liberty/Copper/Swauk area, so do make sure you are in an un-claimed area for you explorations, and you hace the gold and fish b...

      6/25/2016

      ARTHUR WAUGHreplied to: RE: Current Claims?

      Any new claims, closures, or corrections will be published in the Pick & Shovel, and all of those since the  2014 guide came o...

      6/11/2016