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Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Gold Maps Online

Kenny,
Oops, my fault here.  I was talking about My Land Matters.  Don't have any experience with Gold Maps Online.
Wayne

3 days ago

Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Panning practice at home

Clyde,
Sounds like a good idea.
 
Someone told me of another technique.  Get some lead shot, either shotgun pellets or lead sinker shot.&...

3 days ago

Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Gold Maps Online

Leon,
Don't know what the problem is, unless it is a browser issue.  My browser is set to not accept cookies, so that shouldn't be a problem.
I...

3 days ago

Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Gold Maps Online

Leon,
I got into My Land Matters just now with no trouble.  If there is a pop-up screen talking about donations, just go to the upper right port...

4 days ago

Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Gold Maps Online

Leon,
The last time I used My Land Matters, I didn't have to be a member.  That was probably within the last month or so.  Just had to X ou...

4 days ago

Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: What Classifier Sizes

Thomas, I would say that it depends on your dirt/gravel. Give it a try and see if it works for you.

2 weeks ago

Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: What Classifier Sizes

Thomas, Some suppliers will sell a set of classifiers that would be less money per screen than buying individual screens. I think I got mine either f...

3 weeks ago

Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: What scale do you like and why

Thomas,
I bought my powder scale I think at a sporting goods store where they sell reloading equipment.  They should have beam scales that measu...

3 weeks ago

Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: What scale do you like and why

Thomas, Yes, grains down to tenths of a grain. There are 7000 grains in a regular pound (not Troy weight). There are 454 grams in a pound. W...

3 weeks ago

Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: What scale do you like and why

Thomas,
The powder scale I have (balance beam) doesn't have check weights.   You set it up and adjust the scale so with the empty pan it ze...

3 weeks ago

Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Home made Gold Cube

David,
I'm assuming the MO is for Missouri, not Montana.  I have seen something online but am not sure where - - may have been Youtube.  So...

3 weeks ago

Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: newbee looking for others

Jesse,
My advice would be to look for a club to join.  There are some in the  west side of Washington.  Not so many on the  east ...

3 weeks ago

Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Gold Pans

Joseph,
Thanks.  I have looked at the Keene site, so I will check Garret.

3 weeks ago

Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Gold Pans

Roger,
Yes, I would be interested in a picture, just to see what they look like.
Merry Christmas
Getting a little cold to pan here, water is freezi...

3 weeks ago

Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Gold Pans

Thanks Roger. I'll check it out.

4 weeks ago

Wayne Crowder updated review for Emerald Creek Star Garnet Area

Wayne Crowder posted a new set of directions: Emerald Creek Star Garnet Area

3 months ago

Wayne Crowder updated review for Emerald Creek Star Garnet Area

Wayne Crowder posted a new set of directions: Emerald Creek Star Garnet Area

3 months ago

Wayne Crowder updated review for IDAHO SPECIAL 2

Wayne Crowder posted a new set of directions: Idaho Special 2

3 months ago

Wayne Crowder added review for IDAHO SPECIAL 2

Wayne Crowder posted a new set of directions: Idaho Special 2

3 months ago

Wayne CrowderIs now friends with WALTER EASON

4 months ago

    Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Coordinate Converter Apps

    Jim,
    One thought:  I can change my portable vehicle Garmin GPS to different formats for coordinates.  Also my hand held Garmin GPS can do t...

    5 months ago

    Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Dealers between Chicago & Albuquerque?

    David, I found a dealer in Kansas City. Actually, Olathe, Kansas: High Plains Prospectors. They seem to carry most brands of metal detectors, Jobe...

    5 months ago

    Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Fine gold

    Mary, What about an old fashioned hand cranked cream separator? Haven't seen one for 40 + years but maybe they are still around somewhere.

    5 months ago

    Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Online mining guide

    Tim, Thanks. Good to know. Wayne

    5/26/2017

    Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Online mining guide

    Tim,
    RE: The earlier post by Randy Smallegan in February of this year.  (Just now saw it.)
    I thought non-members could not post to the GPAA For...

    5/26/2017

    Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: The Finest of flour gold, lots of it, but how to process?

    One comment I might add. Someone who deals with black sand told me: put your black sand cons in the oven and heat them up. The heat changes the mol...

    4/29/2017

    Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: The Finest of flour gold, lots of it, but how to process?

    Ben, My Blue Bowl came with a 750 gph Johnson electric pump. You have to regulate the water to certain levels with a valve in the pump line. For ...

    4/17/2017

    Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Processing 50 and higher mess for fine gold

    Good advice, Arthur. I have been considering a Miller table and building my own. There are some pretty good videos on YouTube that show how to make...

    4/13/2017

    Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: maps

    Frank, I have been using USGS topo maps that can be downloaded, saved and viewed with Adobe Acrobat. The nice thing is you can zoom in on a part and ...

    4/11/2017

    Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: The Finest of flour gold, lots of it, but how to process?

    Ben, I'm trying my Blue Bowl on my beach sand cons from the Gold Cube. Not started yet. I've only panned about a couple of tablespoons to test what'...

    4/11/2017

    Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: folding sluice

    I say, drill some additional holes in both ends where they hinge and use round headed carriage bolts on the inside with the wing nuts on the outside.

    4/2/2017

    Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Gold Cube Recirculator

    Randy, Just saw your post on the Gold Cube recirculator again as I was reviewing postings. Very cool. Plus you have a great way to get rid of the t...

    3/30/2017

    Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: An inexpensive cart, ready made, for small dredges

    Brad, Looks good, especially since a lot of the time you may not be able to drive on the beach. My closest beach site to me is probably 6 hours away...

    3/29/2017

    Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Beach Prospecting

    Brad,
    Thanks.  This stuff is all extremely small, some of the smallest black sand I have dealt with in quantity.  My post was wrong about m...

    3/29/2017

    Wayne Crowdercreated the topic: Beach Prospecting

    Beach prospecting in black sands (fine gold)

    3/29/2017

    Wayne CrowderIs now friends with DAVID NEWSOM

    3/29/2017

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      2/25/2017

        Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Pumps for Highbankers

        Just thought I would pass this on.  For those into electric pumps, I saw online a mention of using a Toyota Prius electric 12V water pump.  ...

        2/23/2017

        Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Inexpensive, Reliable GPS Device

        If you get a Garmin, don't get one with the little joystick input. Get a touch screen. The joystick is a bear to use. Topo maps is also a good thin...

        2/20/2017

        Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: New member here

        Steven,
        My advice would be to hook up with a local club.  Some are GPAA, some are not.  They would have the best information on what you ca...

        2/12/2017

        Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Portable 12v battery power supply to power water pumps

        Erick,
        Sorry, I don't have any experience with that one.  I would be looking at the warranty to see if they back it.
         
        Wayne

        1/18/2017

        Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Pumps for Highbankers

        Well, like anyone else, I think I'm going to change my mind on the pump at this time.
        Seems to me, a small generator running my electric pumps that I...

        1/18/2017

        Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Gold Cube vs Blue Bowl

        David,
        Thanks for the reply.
        As I recall, the instructions I got with the Blue Bowl stated that with 100 mesh screened material, only go to wit...

        12/17/2016

        Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: The big adventure begins

        Keith: I think it is my landmatters.com. Probably either way will get you there on Google. Wayne

        12/14/2016

        Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: The big adventure begins

        Dave: Dry skin didn't happen to me, but did to my son's father-in-law in Sedona a few years ago, but I don't remember if it was winter or summer ther...

        12/14/2016

        Wayne CrowderIs now friends with John Brode Jr

        12/12/2016

          Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Gold Cube vs Blue Bowl

          Got my Gold Cube going after adding more wire length to the pump. Washed the Gold Cube stacks individually in my wife's NEW kitchen sink. I only r...

          12/11/2016

          Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Anyone got a spare/non-used GPAA mining Guide?

          John, Check for a direct message from me regarding an extra mining guide. I should be able to solve your problem. Wayne

          12/10/2016

          Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: The big adventure begins

          Dave, From what I've heard, keep some moisturizer for your skin handy too. The air can be pretty dry this time of year. Wayne

          12/8/2016

          Wayne Crowderreplied to: RE: Gold Cube vs Blue Bowl

          Just got my Gold Cube today . Hopefully, temperature willing, I will be running several 5 gallon buckets through it with fine gold. Panning indicate...

          12/6/2016