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Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Tom buying Garden Soil and finding gold in it

Now that winter has already started here in Colorado I was wondering if anyone has ever tried looking for gold in tube sand
 / traction sand sol...

1 month ago

Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: panning material

Many places sell pay dirt. Some are listed in the Gold Prospectors magazine. If you are looking for something affordable try Constellationminingcompa...

2 months ago

Scott Leidenbergercreated the topic: geology question

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 ston...

3 months ago

Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: First day Prospecting Tips

I think it was on one of the Gold Fever shows that Tom said the best time to go prospecting is when it is raining or cold. No one around but you.
Sco...

3 months ago

Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Tom buying Garden Soil and finding gold in it

John,
I looked at my local Home Depot. Could not find where it came from on the bag. The bags were plastic and the printing was hard to read. I did n...

3 months ago

Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: gold bullion

Okay thanks Leo.  I kind of figured someone else would get a little piece of the pie also .
Scott

3 months ago

Scott Leidenbergercreated the topic: gold bullion

Just wondering if you bought lets say a one ounce gold bar. It comes in it's own packaging .Would it lose value if you removed it from the packaging ?...

3 months ago

Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Tom buying Garden Soil and finding gold in it

John,
I live in Colorado and bought a bag of sand from Ace Hardware. It came from Alamosa, CO.  No gold at all.
Scott

3 months ago

Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Recommendations for handheld GPS unit?

I have a Garmin 62s. Nice unit. As long as your maps are accurate it works well. I have not had a problem with that.  A drawback is that it has a...

4 months ago

Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Heading to Colorado

Been to Silverton many times, nice area. You should have a good time.  I have not been to the claim yet though it is on my bucket list.
Be caref...

4 months ago

Scott Leidenbergercreated the topic: 50 / 50

Looks like we just rolled over 50,000 members on the 50th anniversary of the GPAA.
I think the "Buzzard" would be proud.   Thank you Massey...

5 months ago

Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: HOMACK #1-3 Idaho Springs CO Claim

This is great news !  Might be worth a visit again.
Any water flowing on the claim ?
Scott L.

6/16/2018

Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Staying in Canon City CO. Looking for Local Knowledge

Jim, Point Bar recreation area is west of Canon City on highway 50. It is listed in the Mining Guide on page PA-34. You can pan and sluice. I'm not...

6/14/2018

Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Quartz crushing

Hi Stephen,
The gold table I have can be found at www.royalmfgind.com . Click on prospecting, then go down to the second item,  the gold dust co...

6/4/2018

Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Quartz crushing

Hey Stephen,
If you crush down to dust it makes recovery more difficult.  100 mesh and smaller is very difficult to recover when only using a pa...

6/4/2018

Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Quartz crushing

I would think 20 minus for the screen would be a good starting point. You don't want all dust. When panning use some Jet Dry in the water and be sure ...

6/4/2018

Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Pay to dig in Buena Vista Colorado

Burt, The town of Fairplay has a pay to dig area. "Fairplay Beach". You will need a permit at $10.00 a day. Go to the town web site for more inform...

6/3/2018

Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Claims around Buena Vista Colorado

If you are down stream from Salida be on the lookout for rattlesnakes and the river level has come up quite a bit as well. Be safe and get some yel...

5/18/2018

Scott LeidenbergerIs now friends with Robert Kaiser

3/1/2018

    Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: HOMACK #1-3 Idaho Springs CO Claim

    Joe,
    I had been to this claim a few years ago. Saw a sign on a tree that shooting was going on in the area. I never went on the claim.
    Contact the F...

    2/22/2018

    Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Colorado Gold Show

    Ronald,
    I think we have to wait a bit yet for the list to come out .  I was told Denver was skipped last year to give other cities a chance at t...

    1/13/2018

    Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: What is the best place to buy pay dirt from

    Thomas,
    I don't think you will ever find a place that gives you more gold than what you paid for. As a seller you won't make any money.
    I will buy p...

    12/25/2017

    Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: What scale do you like and why

    Thomas,
    I have a Triton T2. I like it and the price is not bad. You will have to buy two 100g. calibration weights though to do a calibration check.&...

    12/25/2017

    Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Arapahoe Bar Gold Panning Park, Wheatridge CO

    David C.
    Arapahoe Bar is a good area,  but just not now. I was several miles east of the Bar today and the water is very high. Something like 95...

    6/26/2017

    Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Greenhorn Prospector, Seeking Advice from the Veterans

    Lisa,
    If you are prospecting by a creek with water, a shovel or small scoop. Classifier, pan, snuffer bottle or suction tweezer.  Vial for your ...

    5/20/2017

    Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: On-line gold geology class

    Chris,
    I don't know of any on line geology class, but if you go to  www.askjeffwilliams.com  he has loads of videos on how to find gold. So...

    4/24/2017

    Scott Leidenbergercreated the topic: member photos

    What happened to the two areas on the main page that had member photos ?
    Mine have been replaced with the nearest prospecting shop and claim. This al...

    4/8/2017

    Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: ANY NEW Gold Fever shows ?, not on my cable network

    Darlene, It's on here on the Outdoor channel, Xfinity. It is on in the wee hours of the morning though. I have it set to record any new shows. Nic...

    3/6/2017

    Scott LeidenbergerIs now friends with ANDREW HAWKINS

    2/21/2017

      Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Boise gold show

      I was wondering the same thing about the Denver show. Maybe they are being taken out of rotation to let other cities have a chance at the shows. The ...

      2/8/2017

      Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: New Forum - what are those dots

      I have been wondering the same thing myself about the dot's. Scott

      10/11/2016

      Scott LeidenbergerIs now friends with Andy Kesner

      6/7/2016

        Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Static in vial

        Bill, I had water in my vials and took it out to weigh it. Decided to just leave it dry. Yea it does look impressive when wet. I guess the lack of...

        5/30/2016

        Scott Leidenbergercreated the topic: Static in vial

        I have a little flour gold in a plastic vial and static causes it to stick to the sides. Any way to get rid of the static other than using a glass via...

        5/29/2016

        Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Gold Fever

        Any new Gold Fever shows coming in the future ? All I see is re run after re run and they are on at at odd times. Miss them, really great shows.

        4/30/2016

        Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: what claim to visit out west from the mining guide ?????????

        Hey Jeff, I see that you are a lifetime member. You should get the new Mining Guide when it comes out. Not sure when that is though. Scott

        4/24/2016

        Scott LeidenbergerIs now friends with Don Stanley

        4/24/2016

          Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Frustrated NOOB

          Jeff, Google Jeff Williams You Tube. He has lots of videos on panning,sluicing and all kinds of good stuff, and funny also. Get a bag of Slim's pay...

          3/30/2016

          Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Gold Prospectors magazine question

          Bob, It's out now. My issue arrived about two weeks ago.

          3/19/2016

          Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: GPS equipment

          Mike, Gary had a great idea to use your cell phone. As long as it is relatively new that may be all you need. I have an I-Phone 3 and I would never...

          3/11/2016

          Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Gold in Colorado .

          Kyle, If your in the Denver area you can call Johnny Walker at Clear Creek Prospecting Supply. 720-502-4984 www.clearcreekprospecting.com He sh...

          3/11/2016

          Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Denver Gold Show

          June 18 & 19. Click on Gold and Treasure Shows at top of page and scroll down for address .

          1/31/2016

          Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Drying gold

          Tim, If your not in a hurry just remove the water from the vial with a suction tube and lay the vial on it's side for a day or two. If you have a l...

          1/23/2016

          Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: reviews on drywashers

          Hey Kevin, Although I don't know of any reviews on dry washers, I can get you to a how to set one up video. Search Jeff Williams + you tube . Th...

          11/3/2015

          Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Sample bags, any ideas?

          Jim,
          Sand bags come to mind but they may be a little big. You could cut the tops down  to make them smaller.
          Try a construction supply that sel...

          10/10/2015

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          10/4/2015

            Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Fine gold recovery?

            James,
            I have a Royal gold concentrating table that catches some really fine gold. I'm thinking it might be 600 mesh. I know I would miss this if I p...

            10/2/2015

            Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Colorado Claims

            Mike,
            Well that's to bad about all the campers. Maybe once the weather turns cold it will chase them out.

            8/15/2015

            Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: What Kind of soap is reccommended to season my gold pans????

            I used liquid Dawn original scent. Don't use anything with citrus scent, that has oils in it. I also cleaned it with a green scrub pad and warm water ...

            7/26/2015

            Scott Leidenbergerreplied to: RE: Pump power supply

            William, I'm thinking about getting a gold dust concentrating table that comes with a pump. Rather than buy a battery and charger for home use I th...

            7/1/2015