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CHRISTOPHER SATKOWSKIreplied to: RE: Rye Patch, NV Mining Claim Higrading

Posted By WILLIAM HALL on 29 Jan 2018 03:54 PM

Welcome James,

I assume you are asking the original poster, he may answer as well.

I can onl...

1 month ago

CHRISTOPHER SATKOWSKIreplied to: RE: Gold Maps Online

I am a believer in mylandmatters.org, and will make a donation. I haven't used goldmapsonline, but suspect the maps are rather incomplete. With ...

3 months ago

CHRISTOPHER SATKOWSKIreplied to: RE: La Paz county

I also thought there was a public access area around quartzite that was withdrawn and the BLM allowed people to metal detect or mine. I didn't see th...

4 months ago

CHRISTOPHER SATKOWSKIreplied to: RE: La Paz county

To find corners of claims, I look in the hard copy claims guide first. From there, I look at the map to see where it lies in the Public Lands Survey ...

4 months ago

CHRISTOPHER SATKOWSKIreplied to: RE: What Classifier Sizes

IMO classifying is for cons only, not for regular dirt less just dug from he ground. It just takes too much work. That is my lesson learned after fi...

4 months ago

CHRISTOPHER SATKOWSKIreplied to: RE: CRAPY CLAMES NO GOLD BUT ALLWAS GET THE BILL

As having had a few claims myself, I will tell you they can be as frustrating as the GPAA claims. If it were possible, I would be a full time miner a...

5 months ago

CHRISTOPHER SATKOWSKIreplied to: RE: must haves vs helpful

Something to keep the gold in. I hate it when I forget that. A gold vial, and something to keep the cons in so I can work them later. Might not d...

7/27/2017

CHRISTOPHER SATKOWSKIreplied to: RE: Fine gold

If you have access to a gold spiral wheel, this may be the only instance that a wheel would be useful. A lot of the gold I find is -100 mesh also...

7/27/2017

CHRISTOPHER SATKOWSKIreplied to: RE: Fine gold in creek question

As far as black sand and a metal detector, whenever I've tried that I find dirt with a lot of black sand, and not gold. A ran a five gallon bucket of...

7/7/2017

CHRISTOPHER SATKOWSKIreplied to: RE: Minelab GPX-5000

I started with a minelab Xterra 705. I bought a GPX 5000 a few months ago. The XTerra never leaves the house. I can think if no way the 705 perfo...

7/6/2017

CHRISTOPHER SATKOWSKIreplied to: RE: Best pinpointer?

I've got the minelab 24 pinpointer. From Minelab's site: "Durable water resistant construction Submersible probe end. The whole pinpointer can b...

4/2/2017

CHRISTOPHER SATKOWSKIreplied to: RE: Best utility tub made?

I don't recommend the tubs you get at Walmart meant for storage of clothes. I used one of these and it cracked and I put a tarp to hold water and not...

2/12/2017

CHRISTOPHER SATKOWSKIreplied to: RE: Help with staking a claim

You do need to do it right. The BLM will take your money and register the claim. The same with the county. If both places take your money and give ...

2/12/2017

CHRISTOPHER SATKOWSKIreplied to: RE: Crushing Quartz

I've crushed quarts and found specs of gold not visible in the rock and not detectable by the rock. I've crushed many, many more quartz rocks that ha...

7/16/2016

CHRISTOPHER SATKOWSKIreplied to: RE: To Claim or not to Claim? That is the Question.

I would recommend you stake it, which will cost you around $350 total for a twenty acre claim with the BLM, filing fees at the county, stakes and gas ...

5/6/2016

CHRISTOPHER SATKOWSKIreplied to: RE: ACTION ALERT: PLEASE OPPOSE THIS LAND GRAB IN RIVERSIDE COUNTY

I had to read this a couple of times. A National Park and National Monument do not allow prospecting and mining so this will stop. Some provisions ca...

5/2/2016